Township of Upper Providence, PA
Delaware County
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[Ord. No. 65, passed 10-3-1961]
As used in this chapter, "building" means any structure used or intended to be used as a dwelling or place of business or industry, or any other use requiring a location identity, but shall not include any accessory building located upon a lot where there is also a main building.
[Ord. No. 65, passed 10-3-1961]
The map known as "Upper Providence Township Street Number Plan," bearing the same date as this chapter, is hereby incorporated into this chapter. The said map shall be maintained current by the Township Secretary by the addition of new buildings as constructed.
[Ord. No. 65, passed 10-3-1961]
It shall be the duty of the Township to notify present owners of properties of the new numbers which have been assigned to said properties which will require a number, and it shall be the duty of such owner so notified to comply within 30 days with the further provisions of this chapter.
[Ord. No. 65, passed 10-3-1961]
Numbers, as assigned to each building in the Township according to the provisions of this chapter, shall be affixed to or painted or carved upon such building or upon a permanent standard, base or support between such building and the street. Each number shall be at least three inches high, shall be of such color and material as to be visible from the street and shall be constantly maintained in complete and legible form. The property owner shall reaffix or renew all numbers that shall not continue to conform to the requirements of this section, provided, however, that in the case of buildings occupied by other than the owner thereof, the occupant, rather than the owner, shall be responsible for maintaining numbers upon such buildings as hereby required.
[Ord. No. 65, passed 10-3-1961]
Whenever a building shall hereafter be erected in the Township, the owner thereof shall forthwith apply to the Township Secretary for the official number thereof. The number shall be assigned by the Township Secretary in conformity with the requirements set forth in this chapter for numbers for existing buildings and shall, within 30 days after being assigned to such building, be affixed by the owner thereof in the manner required by this chapter in the case of existing buildings and shall thereafter be maintained as hereby required for the numbers of existing buildings.
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Editor's Note: See Section 202.99(b), (c) and (d) for general Code penalty.