[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Lower Merion 2-18-1976 by Ord. No. 1760; amended in its entirety 3-17-2004 by Ord. No. 3707. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be the duty of the owner or occupant of every occupied building in the Township of Lower Merion to cause the property on which the building is erected to be numbered in accordance with the requirements of this chapter. The Building and Planning Department shall be charged with the duty of assigning numbers to all properties in the Township.
The assigned property number shall be posted in such a position that it is plainly legible and visible from the street on which the property fronts and shall be no less than 2.5 feet above ground level. The number shall contrast with its background and shall be a minimum of four inches (102 mm) high, with a minimum stroke width of 0.5 inch (12.7 mm). Commercial establishments with rear access shall also post the property address on the rear door.
Any person, firm or corporation which shall number any property contrary to the provisions of this chapter or which shall fail or neglect to number a property within 30 days after receipt of written notice so to do from the Police, Fire or Building and Planning Departments shall be subject to a fine or penalty in an amount of not less than $25 nor more than $300, such fine or penalty to be collected before any District Justice as like fines or penalties are now by law collectible.