[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Meeting of the Town of Old Saybrook 5-1-1986 by Ord. No. 64. Amendments noted where applicable.]
It is the intent and purpose of this chapter to establish an effective and easily recognizable system of the exact location of various building units in the Town of Old Saybrook to insure the rapid location of any building unit by emergency personnel.
The owner of any building used for residential or commercial purposes shall affix thereto a building unit number, designating the Town-approved street number of such building. Such number shall be no less than three inches in height, shall be in a color contrasting to the area to which it is affixed, shall be visible from the street to which such number relates, and shall be located on the top, bottom, or side of the main entrance of the building facing said street. In the case of a building more than 50 feet from said street, the owner shall, in addition to the number on the building, display a building unit number meeting the specifications set forth herein on a mailbox, fence or post located at the property line reasonably adjacent to said street or at the side of the driveway or sidewalk, in such a manner as to make said number visible from the street. If the building unit number is placed upon a mailbox adjacent to the street, said building unit number shall be placed on each side of the mailbox in a location visible from the street.
The owner or association in control of each condominium or apartment complex or similar multibuilding complex shall place upon the outside of each building and/or unit in said complex, in a location and format approved by the Town, the number and name of each such building.
This chapter shall apply to both existing buildings as well as those erected hereafter.
Any person who violates this chapter shall be fined in an amount not exceeding $100. For the purposes of this chapter, it shall be considered a separate violation for each calendar quarter of noncompliance.