City of Lewes, DE
Sussex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Lewes 6-21-1976. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building Code — See Ch. 70.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 170.
[Amended 11-10-2014]
All buildings or structures within the corporate limits of the City of Lewes or on public land under the jurisdiction of the City Council of the City of Lewes shall be numbered in accordance with the numbering system established for the City of Lewes.
[Amended 11-10-2014]
It shall be the duty of each owner or occupant of each building or structure within the corporate limits of the City of Lewes or on public land under the jurisdiction of the City Council of the City of Lewes to have attached or affixed thereon, visible from the street and in a contrasting color with the building or structure, figures at least four inches high showing the number of the building or structure.
[Amended 5-12-1980]
Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine of not less than $25 nor more than $200 and imprisonment for a term of not less than 10 days nor more than 30 days for the first such conviction. For a second or subsequent conviction, any person, firm or corporation shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine of not less than $50 nor more than $500 and imprisonment for a term of not less than 20 days nor more than 60 days for each such conviction. Each day that a violation of any of the provisions of this chapter continues shall be deemed and taken to be a separate and distinct violation.
For the purposes of this chapter, each day that a number is not so affixed by the owner or occupant after the effective date hereof shall be deemed to be a separate offense.