Borough of Lehighton, PA
Carbon County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Lehighton as Ch. 104 of the 1975 Code. Section 65-3 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where available.]
Every building being or fronting upon any of the public streets or alleys in the Borough of Lehighton shall be numbered in the manner hereinafter provided. The owner of every such building shall place the correct number or numbers upon the front of the property, conspicuously located so as to be visible from the street. Such numbers shall be plain and distinct, and each number shall be at least three inches in clear height of figure.
The buildings in the borough shall be numbered according to the following system: north and south from South and Mahoning Streets and east and west from First Street, counting 100 numbers to each square and allowing one number for every 16 1/2 feet, except in cases where any square would be too long, in which case the numbering shall continue in the next hundred until the first intersecting street. Even numbers shall be placed on the west side of the streets running north and south, and odd numbers shall be placed on the east side thereof. Even numbers shall be placed on the north side of streets running east and west, and odd numbers shall be placed on the south side thereof.
Any person, firm or corporation refusing or neglecting to comply with any of the provisions of this chapter within 30 days after notice thereof from the borough shall be guilty of a violation of this chapter and, upon conviction thereof before any District Justice, shall be subject to a fine of not less than $10 nor more than $600 and costs of prosecution and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, to imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 30 days.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.