Township of Bethlehem, PA
Northampton County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Bethlehem 6-17-1967 by Ord. No. 6-67 (Ch. 4, Part 1, of the 1988 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 110.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 230.

§ 96-1 Numbering system.

A. 
A system of numbering properties and principal buildings, as shown on the maps or plans entitled "Bethlehem Township Numbering System, June 1967, prepared by Leonard M. Fravillig Company, Engineers," which are on file in the Office of the Secretary of the Township of Bethlehem.
B. 
Said plans and all explanatory matter contained thereon, are hereby adopted, incorporated and made a part of this chapter.

§ 96-2 Assignment of numbers.

A. 
All properties or parcels of land within the corporate limits of the Township of Bethlehem shall hereafter be identified by reference to the numbering system adopted herein; provided, however, that all existing numbers of properties and buildings not in conformity, at the present time, with the provisions of said maps or plans, shall be changed to conform to the Bethlehem Township numbering system within six months from the date of passage of this chapter.
B. 
Each principal building shall bear the number assigned to the frontage on which the front entrance is located. In case a principal building is occupied by more than one business or family unit, each separate front entrance of such principal building shall bear a separate number.
C. 
Numerals indicating the official numbers for each principal building or each front entrance to such building shall be posted in a manner as to be visible from the street on which the property is located.

§ 96-3 Administration.

A. 
The Township Secretary or his assigns shall be responsible for maintaining the numbering system and the performance of this responsibility shall be guided by the provisions of § 96-2 of this chapter.
B. 
The Township Secretary or his assigns shall issue to any property owner within the Township of Bethlehem, upon request and without charge, the number for each principal building or separate front entrance to such building. The Township Secretary or his assigns may issue additional numbers, in accordance with the official numbering system, whenever a property has been subdivided, a new front entrance opened or undue hardship has been occurred to any property owner.

§ 96-4 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 8-15-1988 by Ord. No. 8-88]
Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be fined not more than $300 and in default of payment of fine and costs, be imprisoned not more than 90 days.