Borough of Charleroi, PA
Washington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Charleroi 3-9-1993 by Ord. No. 885. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 142.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 300.

§ 130-1 Establishment of system.

The proper officers of the Borough of Charleroi are hereby authorized and directed to do all acts necessary and proper to establish, implement and enforce a standardized system of property address numbering to be in compliance with the requirements of the Washington County Enhanced ALI 9-1-1 Emergency Communications System.

§ 130-2 Numbering specifications. [1]

In addition to other requirements set forth in building, construction and/or fire codes enforceable within the Borough, each building assigned a street number shall have displayed its assigned street number according to the following:
A. 
The number shall be on a background of contrasting color;
B. 
The number shall be in a position easily observed and readable from a public right-of-way;
C. 
Arabic numerals shall be used;
D. 
The number shall be a minimum of four inches in height;
E. 
The number shall have a minimum stroke width of 0.5 inch; and
F. 
The number shall be located on both the front and the back of each building abutting a public right-of-way.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. III).

§ 130-3 Compliance required.

It shall be the obligation of the owners of the property to which numbers are being assigned to comply with the standards set by this chapter as directed by the proper officers of the Borough of Charleroi.

§ 130-4 Report to county.

A properly verified copy of the address numbering system shall be reported and delivered by the municipality to proper officers of the Washington County Enhanced ALI 9-1-1 System, as requested.

§ 130-5 Enforcement; violations and penalties.

Failure on the part of the property owner to comply with this chapter shall result in the following procedure and penalty:
A. 
The Borough Council or its designee is hereby authorized to give written notice by personal service to the owner or occupant of any premises not in conformance with this chapter. Such written notice shall advise the owner or occupant of the provisions of this chapter and set forth the violation that exists. The violator shall be given 15 days after the issuance of such written notice to conform to the requirements of this chapter.
B. 
Penalties shall be as set forth in Chapter 1, Article II, Enforcement; General Penalty, of this Code.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. III).

§ 130-6 When effective.

This chapter shall become effective immediately upon passage and execution by the Borough officials.