Town of Griswold, CT
New London County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Special Town Meeting of the Town of Griswold 2-27-1986. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 127.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 202.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 223.
[Amended 5-22-2017 STM]
The Assessor shall assign street numbers to all buildings, parts of buildings and building lots fronting on Town streets, and a record of these number assignments shall be kept in the Griswold Town Hall. The Assessor shall give notification of the street number assignment to all owners and/or occupants.
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A. 
Each owner or occupant shall affix in a conspicuous place, either on a building on an object or on a mailbox, the correctly assigned number that will identify the address as assigned by the street numbering system of the Town of Griswold. The numbers must be visible and readable from the street or highway, shall be contrasting and reflective from both directions of travel, shall be no smaller than three inches in height and shall be placed within 10 feet of the curbline of the street.
B. 
Private roads, shared driveways to include any break in the road/driveway and dwellings containing more than one residence must be identified individually and must conform with this section.
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Each owner or occupant shall be required to affix the assigned number within 90 days of the receipt of notice of the assignment of the number. Failure to do so shall be considered a violation of this chapter and punishable by a citation of not less than $1 per day and not more than $25 for each offense. Each notice by the Town of Griswold shall constitute a separate offense.
A. 
For the purpose of creating order in the streets of the Town of Griswold, to ensure that the Town of Griswold has proper and useful planning, to promote public safety and convenience and to ease and speed essential emergency services, the street numbering system, as shown on a set of maps on file in the office of the Assessor and Town Clerk, is hereby adopted, as specified in Section 7-148(c)(6)(C)(i) of the General Statutes of the State of Connecticut, as the street numbering system of the Town of Griswold.
B. 
Furthermore, to ensure that the street numbering system of the Town of Griswold is correct and understandable and there is no confusion in street names, the following streets and roads shall be officially recognized by the names indicated herein:
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(1) 
Connecticut Route 201, from its intersection with Connecticut Route 12 in Jewett City easterly to an intersection with Norman Road, shall be known as "East Main Street."
(2) 
Connecticut Route 201, from its intersection with Norman Road easterly and southerly to its intersection with Connecticut Route 138, shall be known as "Hopeville Road."
(3) 
Connecticut Route 201, from its intersection with Connecticut Route 138 southerly to the North Stonington Town line, shall be known as "Glasgo Road."
(4) 
Connecticut Route 138, from its intersection with Connecticut Route 12 in Jewett City easterly to its intersection with Interstate Route 164, shall be known as "Slater Avenue."
(5) 
Connecticut Route 138, from its intersection with Route 164 easterly to the Voluntown Town line, shall be known as "Voluntown Road."
[Amended 5-22-2017 STM]
Certain streets and roads within the Town of Griswold that have been numbered and are not Town-accepted roads must meet all of the requirements of this chapter. This has been done for consistency and convenience and shall not be interpreted as acceptance of the street or road by the Town.
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Duplicate street names are not allowed in the Town of Griswold or Borough of Jewett City. The Assessor shall assign a name to streets with no name, preexisting duplicate street names and streets with more than one name. Said street name must meet the approval of the Board of Selectmen.
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The Assessor shall allocate numbers on any new developments, which plans must be submitted by the Planning and Zoning Commission before its final approval is given.
The Building Official will use all the new numbers, as established, on all new building and repair permits.