Township of North Fayette, PA
Allegheny County
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§ 4-101 Uniform System Established.

[Ord. 231, 2/12/1991, § I]
1. 
This Part is adopted and enacted to establish a uniform system of property, dwelling, and building address numbering within the Township of North Fayette to provide an accurate address database pursuant with the Township's participation in the Pennsylvania and Allegheny County enhanced 9-1-1 Emergency Communications System.
2. 
The supervisors of the Township of North Fayette, in furtherance of the general welfare of its citizens, do hereby establish a uniform system of posting and displaying of address identification numbering in order that property, dwelling, and building addresses within the Township may be easily located in emergency situations.

§ 4-102 Posting of Address Identification Number Required.

[Ord. 231, 2/12/1991, § II]
The general standards herein set forth shall be applied within 90 days after notification by the Township. Within such time the owners and/or occupants of each property, dwelling, and building shall post the address identification number assigned by the Township.

§ 4-103 Regulations Regarding Size, Posting, and Display of Address Identification Numbers.

[Ord. 231, 2/12/1991, § III]
1. 
Size. The minimum size of any identification number which is attached to a building, residence, or mobile home is four inches in height. The minimum size of an identification number which is attached to a United States Postal mailbox is one inch in height.
2. 
Color. The color of the identification numbers must be such that it is clearly visible as it relates to the background color upon which it is attached.
3. 
Posting.
A. 
Every building, residence, or mobile home must have the identification number posted on its United States Postal mailbox if such a mailbox is utilized and located directly in front of the residence, building, or mobile home.
B. 
Any residence, building, or mobile home that does not utilize a United States Postal mailbox that is located directly in front of the residence must place an identification number directly on the residence, building, or mobile home in a conspicuous place.
C. 
All residents and owners are encouraged to use both locations described above to clearly mark their residence, building, or mobile home.
D. 
All identification numbers must be clearly visible from the street or road which provides public access to the premises and cannot be obstructed by vegetation, trees, or any other object.
E. 
If any residence, building, or mobile home would not be visible from the street or road and does not utilize a United States Postal mailbox, it would be mandatory to use an address sign on post, rod, or masonry pillar visible from the street or road.

§ 4-104 Notification of Violation.

[Ord. 231, 2/12/1991, § IV]
The Township Supervisors or the Township Police Department is hereby authorized to give written notice by personal service to the owner or occupant of any premises not in conformance with this Part. Such written notice shall advise the owner or occupant of the provisions of this Part 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 Part. In the event any owner, owners, or occupants shall fail to comply with such notice within the period of time stated herein, the Township authority may post an identification number on the premises and collect the cost thereof together with any additional penalty authorized by law provided by this Part.

§ 4-105 Violations and Penalties.

[Ord. 231, 2/12/1991, § V; as amended by Ord. 418, 1/29/2014]
Any owner or occupant who willfully violates any of the provisions of this Part shall, upon conviction thereof in an action brought before a magisterial district judge in the manner provided for the enforcement of summary offenses under the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $1,000 plus costs and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 90 days. Each day that a violation of this Part continues or each section of this Part which shall be found to have been violated shall constitute a separate offense.

§ 4-201 Report Required.

[Ord. 163, 2/23/1982, Art. I]
Every owner of a residential or commercial rental unit or units must file a list of all tenants and their addresses with the Tax Collector's office on or before April 1, 1982, for the calendar year 1982, and in ensuing years on or before January 15 of each year; and thereafter file a letter of notification within 30 days of any changes occurring in occupancy from the initial list submitted.

§ 4-202 Violation and Penalty.

[Ord. 163, 2/23/1982, Art. II; as amended by Ord. 418, 1/29/2014]
Each owner or manager of a residential or commercial rental unit or units who fails to submit such a list or lists set forth above, shall upon conviction thereof in an action brought before a magisterial district judge in the manner provided for the enforcement of summary offenses under the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $1,000 plus costs, for each and every day that such person is in violation of providing such a list on the date that it is due, it being the intent of this Part that such failure to file such list on its due date, be in continuing violation that will not end until the day when such lists are ultimately filed and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 90 days. Each day that a violation of this Part continues or each section of this Part which shall be found to have been violated shall constitute a separate offense.