Town of South Berwick, ME
York County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of South Berwick 1-26-1987. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Building construction — See Ch. 60.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 119.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 121.
All buildings shall bear a distinctive street number in accordance with and as designated upon the Street-Numbering Map on file with the Town of South Berwick's Assessing Department. The Town Board of Assessors or its designee shall be responsible to maintain and keep current said map.
The number shall be displayed upon the front of the building and/or on the side facing the street. The number shall be plainly visible from the street. Houses that are set back out of view from the road shall place a post or sign at the driveway entrance upon which shall be affixed the herein specified numbers. Said post/sign shall not be considered a structure which must conform to Zoning Ordinance setbacks.[1] In place of a post/sign, the number may be affixed to a mailbox. Said post/sign shall be placed out of the Town's right-of-way and shall be six feet in height.
Editor's Note: See Ch. 140, Zoning.
For multifamily houses or apartment buildings, the house number shall be displayed as outlined in § 61-2. Each individual apartment or living unit shall be clearly sublettered.
Numbers shall be no less than three inches in height and shall contrast in color with the color of the building or background to which they are attached.
No person shall affix or allow to be affixed a different street number from the one designated on the Street-Numbering Map.
Any person who, after being notified by the Police Chief or any law enforcement officer from the Town of South Berwick, fails to comply with any of the provisions of this section within the time limit of not less than 30 days specified in such notice shall pay a fine of not less than $50 nor more than $100 per violation. Each day a violation is continued is a separate offense.