Borough of Merchantville, NJ
Camden County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Merchantville Borough Council 5-11-1931; amended in its entirety 7-8-1991. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
All dwelling houses or other buildings fronting on any of the streets, avenues or highways within the limits of the Borough of Merchantville shall be numbered at the expense of the owners thereof in the manner as hereinafter described:
A. 
House and building numbers shall be:
(1) 
In Arabic numerals on the house and building.
(2) 
A minimum height of three (3) inches.
(3) 
At least thirty (30) inches above ground level and so placed that trees, shrubs and other obstructions do not block the line of sight of the numbers from the street upon which the building fronts.
B. 
Chestnut Avenue shall be the line of beginning for the numbering of all streets, avenues or highways crossing or entering into the same, the numbers extending north and south therefrom, the odd numbers to be on the east side of said streets, avenues and highways and the even numbers to be on the west side of the same; and Centre Street shall be the line of beginning for the numbering of all streets, avenues or highways crossing or entering into the same, said numbers extending east and west therefrom, the odd numbers to be on the north side of said streets, avenues or highways and the even numbers to be on the south side of same.
C. 
All dwelling houses or other buildings fronting on the north side of Park Avenue between its intersection with the west line of Centre Street and the north line of Maple Avenue shall be numbered by odd numbers commencing at No. 1 at the intersection of Centre Street and extending consecutively to the north line of Maple Avenue.
D. 
Such numbering shall be on the basis of one (1) number being allowed to each eighteen (18) feet of frontage in the business zone of said borough and each fifty (50) feet of frontage in the residential zones.
This chapter shall take effect upon due passage and publication according to law.