[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Selectmen of the Town of Simsbury 7-22-1985. Amendments noted where applicable.]
A uniform system of numbering properties and principal buildings as shown on the map identified by the title "Building Numbering Base Map," which is filed in the Town Office, is hereby adopted for use in the Town of Simsbury, Connecticut. This map and all explanatory matter thereon is hereby adopted and made a part of this chapter.
All properties or parcels of land within the limits of the Town of Simsbury, Connecticut, shall hereafter be identified by reference to the uniform numbering system adopted herein, provided that all existing numbers of properties and buildings on accepted public streets not now in conformity with provisions of this chapter shall be changed to conform to the system herein adopted within six months from the date of passage of this chapter.
A separate number shall be assigned for each unit of frontage according to the numbering zone indicated on the Building Numbering Base Map and in detail on Assessor's maps.
Each principal building shall bear the number assigned the frontage on which the front entrance is located. In case a principal building is occupied by more than one business or family dwelling unit, each separate front entrance of such principal building shall bear a separate number or letter (A, B, C, etc.) as determined by the Town Plan Commission.
Numerals indicating the official number for each principal building or each front entrance to such building shall be placed on the building so that the numbers can be plainly seen from the street on which the property is located. Such numbers shall not be less than three inches in height.
If the assigned street number so posted under Subsection D above shall not be visible from a public street or highway, the owner shall further post or cause the further posting of the assigned street number such that it is clearly visible from the street which is the legal address of the premises.
The Building Inspector shall be responsible for maintaining the numbering system. In the performance of this responsibility, he shall be guided by the provisions of § 112-2 of this chapter.
The Building Inspector shall keep a record of all numbers assigned under this chapter.
The Building Inspector shall assign to any property owner in the Town of Simsbury, Connecticut, upon request, a number or numbers for each principal building or separate front entrance to such building.
A violation of any provision of this chapter shall be an infraction as provided for in Connecticut General Statutes Sections 51-164m and 51-164n. Pursuant to Connecticut General Statutes Section 51-164p, any violation of any provision of this chapter shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $90 for each offense.
The Chief of Police or his/her designated agents shall be responsible for enforcing the provisions and carrying out the intent of this chapter.