Township of Harrison, NJ
Gloucester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Harrison 7-5-1994 by Ord. No. 9-1994. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Within three months after the assignment of a number, the owner, occupant or lessee of every structure, whether residential, commercial or industrial, or any other use, which now fronts or which may hereafter front upon any public or private street within the Township of Harrison shall, at his or her own expense, cause the authorized and assigned number of such structure to be permanently and conspicuously placed in accordance with the specifications set forth herein.
All numbers required by § 85-1 shall be:
In numerals.
A minimum size of three inches.
Securely mounted to the building.
Clearly visible from the street.
If numbers affixed to the front of the building are not identifiable from the street, a second number shall be securely and conspicuously affixed to a post or other substantial fixture or on a mailbox at or near the street frontage and visible from the street upon which the building fronts and on the same side of the street as the building is situated.
House numbers shall be determined by the 911 Coordinator. Every owner, occupant or lessee of the building constructed or to be constructed in the Township shall apply to the 911 Coordinator for a number if no number has been previously assigned in accordance with this chapter.
Garden apartments and townhouse complexes shall provide such building and apartment numbers as are provided for in the Multiple Dwelling Law (New Jersey State Housing Code, Chapter 162).
Any structure erected after the effective date of this chapter shall have the certificate of occupancy withheld until permanent and proper numbers have been affixed.
[Amended 12-6-2004 by Ord. No. 40-2004]
Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be liable to a penalty not exceeding $1,250, imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days or a period of community service not exceeding 90 days for each violation. Each and every violation of this chapter and each day that a violation of this chapter continues may be deemed to be a separate and distinct violation.