[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Oxford 2-18-1993 by Ord. No. 93-2 (Ch. 39 of the 1974 Township Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
The map prepared by David Gill, Oxford Township Tax Assessor, entitled "The Official Street Numbering Map of the Township of Oxford (hereinafter "Official Map"), is hereby adopted as the Official Street Numbering Map. The Official Map or an exact duplicate thereof shall be maintained on file in the office of the Township Tax Assessor.
There is hereby established a numbering system for buildings and vacant lots within the Township of Oxford, Warren County, New Jersey, in accordance with the Official Map. It is hereby declared unlawful for any building or vacant lot to be numbered other than with the number designated for that building or vacant lot as shown on the Official Map. In the case of conflict as to the proper number to be assigned to any building or vacant lot, the Township Tax Assessor's decision shall be final.
The owner of each building within the Township must, within 60 days of final passage of this chapter, procure and affix to the building, at the owner's cost and expense, the number designated for that building as depicted upon the Official Map. The numbers shall be a minimum of three inches in height and affixed to the building in a manner so as to be clearly visible from the street. All existing post office numbers, street numbers or other numbers intended to designate the address of the building shall be removed.
Prior to the construction of any new building within the Township, the owner of said building must obtain from the Township Tax Assessor the designated number for that building. No building permit shall be issued by the Township Construction Official until the applicant for the permit has submitted proof that the designated building number has been obtained from the Tax Assessor. The final certificate of occupancy for any new building shall be withheld by the Construction Official until the designated number for the building has been permanently affixed. The numbers shall be a minimum of three inches in height and affixed to the building in a manner so as to be clearly visible from the street.
This chapter shall be enforced by the Township Zoning Officer. Any owner who fails to comply with the provisions of this chapter may be issued a summons and, upon conviction, be punished by a fine of up to $2,000, imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days or a period of community service not exceeding 90 days, or any combination thereof, for each offense. A separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during which a violation occurs or continues.