Borough of Oceanport, NJ
Monmouth County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Oceanport 12-21-2006 by Ord. No. 819. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Fire prevention — See Ch. 223.
Land use procedures — See Ch. 250.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 295.

§ 154-1 Location of numbers.

Home, building or other structure identification name or number shall be numeral type and located within four feet of the door frame which faces the nearest public street.
In the event the front door frame does not face the street, the home, building or other structure identification number shall appear on the corner of the building nearest the driveway or private road.

§ 154-2 Size requirements.

Home, building or other structure identification numerals shall be no less than four inches in height on all structures less than 50 feet from the road right-of-way.
For homes, buildings or other structures that are more than 50 feet from the road or are not clearly visible, numerals must also be displayed on a sign attached to a tree, fence or post visible from both directions on the nearest roadway which permits travel. Said signs shall be placed at a height of at least three feet to assure that they will not be blocked by accumulated snow. Numerals displayed on street-front signs shall not be less than three inches in height.[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

§ 154-3 Contrast of numerals with background.

All numerals affixed to any home, building, other structure or sign shall be colored/tinted in a contrasting color to their immediate background.

§ 154-4 Applicability.

Effective January 1, 2007, any home, building or other structure, which requires a permit or certificate of occupancy, shall be required to comply with the building identification requirement.

§ 154-5 Enforcement.

The Oceanport Police Department and the Zoning Officer are hereby authorized and directed to enforce the provisions of this chapter.

§ 154-6 Violations and penalties.

Any person or persons convicted of a violation of any of the provision of this ordinance shall be subject to a penalty as set forth in Chapter 1, § 1-15, General penalty.