Township of Haverford, PA
Delaware County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Haverford 1-30-1978 by Ord. No. 1695. Amendments noted where applicable.)
Department of Code Enforcement — See Ch. 4, Part 4, Art. VI.
Building construction — See Ch. 58.
Housing standards — See Ch. 104.
On and after the approval of this chapter, it shall be the duty of the owner or occupant of every house or other building in the Township of Haverford to cause the same to be numbered in accordance with the requirements of this chapter. The Department of Code Enforcement shall be charged with the duty of assigning numbers to all houses and other buildings in the township and enforcing the provisions of this chapter.[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 4, Administration of Government, Part 4, Departmental Organization, Art. VI, Department of Code Enforcement.
The Department of Code Enforcement of Haverford shall notify the owner or occupant or agent of such owner or occupant of any house or building of the number assigned to such house or building. Notification shall be by handing the notice to the owner or occupant or his agent or to any adult person in charge of the house or building at the time or, failing that, by registered mail to the owner or occupant or his agent or, failing that, by conspicuously posting the notice on the house or building for a period of 10 days.
The owner or occupant shall cause the number so assigned to be posted conspicuously on the street side of the house or building or on the entrance gatepost or beside the driveway in such a manner that it will be visible and legible from the street.
[Amended 6-30-1986 by Ord. No. 1960; 6-13-1988 by Ord. No. 2019; 3-12-2012 by Ord. No. 2660]
Any person, firm or corporation violating any provision of this chapter shall, upon summary conviction before any District Justice of the Peace, pay a fine not exceeding $1,000 and costs of prosecution; and in default of one payment of the fine and costs, the violator may be sentenced to the county jail for a term of not more than 90 days. Each and every day in which any person, firm or corporation shall be in violation of this chapter shall constitute a separate offense.