Borough of Palmyra, PA
Lebanon County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Palmyra 9-15-1975 by Ord. No. 428 (Ch. V, Part 1, of the 1975 Borough Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 145, Art. I.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 318.
Zoning — See Ch. 380.
A. 
Houses and buildings within the Borough of Palmyra shall be numbered as follows:
(1) 
Main Street shall be the dividing line between north and south;
(2) 
Railroad Street shall be the dividing line between east and west;
(3) 
The initial point in numbering houses and buildings on streets extending east and west shall be Railroad Street; and
(4) 
The initial point in numbering houses and buildings on streets running north and south shall be Main Street.
B. 
All even numbers shall be on the south or east side of the street; and all odd numbers shall be on the north or west side of the street.
It shall be the duty of each and every owner, agent or occupant of each house or building in the Borough of Palmyra, within 30 days after notice by the Borough, to cause the same to be numbered in accordance with this chapter and the system hereby adopted.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: See § 243-1 of this chapter.
Numbers, as assigned to each building in the Borough according to the provisions of this chapter, shall be affixed to or painted upon or carved upon such building or upon a permanent standard, base or support between such building and the street upon which the building faces. Each number shall be at least four inches high with a stroke width of 0.5 inch, in keeping with Section 505 of the International Fire Code, shall be of such color and material as to be visible from the street, and shall not be obscured by foliage or other obstruction. The property owner shall constantly maintain such numbers in complete, legible and unobscured form and shall reaffix or renew all numbers that shall not continue to conform to the requirements of this section.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
A. 
It shall be unlawful to cover any house number with any sign, drapery or other obstruction tending to conceal such number.
B. 
When a new number has been assigned, the old number shall be removed by the owner or occupant and replaced with the new number.
Any person who shall number any house or other building contrary to this chapter and the system hereby approved,[2] or neglect to number his building or house upon notification by Borough Council, and any person who shall alter, deface, remove or destroy any house number required by this chapter shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $600, plus costs of prosecution, and in default of payment of such fine and costs, imprisonment not exceeding 30 days.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
[2]
Editor's Note: See § 243-1 of this chapter.