City of Hallsville, MO
Boone County
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[Ord. No. 229-A §1, 2-14-2000]
It shall be the duty of each owner or owners, rental agent or agents, lessor or occupant of every house or other building, except barns, garages and other buildings which are an accessory building on the same property with a numbered house or building, to affix such numbers so assigned so that the same shall be clearly visible from the roadway.
Such numbers shall not be less than three (3) inches in height and shall be placed conspicuously above, on or at the side of the proper door of each building.
Whenever any building is situated more than fifty (50) feet from the street line, the number of each such building shall be conspicuously displayed at the street line, near the walk, driveway or common entrance and upon any post, fence or other appropriate place so as to be easily discernible.
Any display other than Section (A) above shall require the approval of the Superintendent of Public Works, who shall notify the City Clerk of the location.
Whenever any location is assigned, only one number but has a number of units or apartments, the owner shall use the suffix "A," "B," C," etc., as may be required.
Such numbers shall be placed within twenty (20) days after the assigning of the proper number by the City Clerk.
[Ord. No. 229-A §2, 2-14-2000]
After the effective date of this Chapter, no business building or dwelling shall be erected without first securing a permit from the Office of the City Clerk. Within five (5) days of issuing said permit, the City Clerk shall notify the property owner, developer or other concerned party of the designated number assigned to the location. The owner or developer shall have the duty of displaying such assigned numbers to the location prior to the completion and occupation of said location.
[Ord. No. 229-A §3, 2-14-2000]
If the owner or occupant of any building required to be numbered by this Chapter shall neglect for a period of twenty (20) days to duly attach and maintain the proper numbering as required, the City Police shall serve upon him/her a notice requiring such owner or occupant to properly number the same, and if he/she neglects to do so for ten (10) days after the service of such notice, he/she shall be deemed to have violated this Chapter. Each day that a violation continues to exist shall constitute a separate offense.
[Ord. No. 229-A §4, 2-14-2000]
Upon conviction thereof, he/she shall be fined not less than ten dollars ($10.00) and not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00), together with the costs of the prosecution. Upon default in payment of the assessed fine and costs, the offender may be imprisoned in the County Jail until such fine and costs are paid, but not to exceed thirty (30) days for each violation.