Village of Buchanan, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Buchanan 10-4-1971 by L.L. No. 1-1971 (Ch. 27 of the 1971 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 67.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 137.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 167.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 171.
Zoning — See Ch. 211.

§ 113-1 Numbering required.

All lots, parts of lots or other property abutting on any street or avenue shall be numbered.

§ 113-2 House Numbering Map.

The official map dated November 13, 1940, presented by the Village Engineer, is hereby adopted as the Official House Numbering Map of the Village of Buchanan.

§ 113-3 Baselines.

Baselines shown upon the map shall constitute the baselines for numbering all streets as shown on the annexed map.

§ 113-4 Business and residential districts.

In all districts, both business and residential, from the corner of each block next to its respective baseline, each 50 feet of frontage shall be given a number. Where two dwellings are located on the same fifty-foot lot, the second dwelling shall have the same number as the first dwelling, with the letter "A" added.

§ 113-5 Numbering plan.

On all streets, the numbers shall run in consecutive order, alternating from side to side. The odd numbers shall be on the right-hand side of the street when going away from the baseline.

§ 113-6 Determination of numbers.

In case of doubt or if a question arises as to the proper number to be assigned to any lot or building, the Engineer shall decide the question and fix the number of such lot or building.

§ 113-7 Numbers required on buildings.

All buildings now or hereafter erected or fronting on any street, avenue or alley shall have conspicuously placed on such building the number as provided by this chapter.

§ 113-8 Type of number.

The number placed upon any building shall be of metal or a type approved and provided by the Village.

§ 113-9 Cost of numbers.

The owner shall make application to the Village Clerk and pay to him the required price for the metal numbers which will be provided for him.

§ 113-10 Placement of numbers.

A. 
In general, the number shall be placed upon the center of the riser of the top step leading to the building. Where this is impracticable, the location shall be designated by the Engineer.
B. 
If any building stands back more than 75 feet from the street line, the number of such building shall be conspicuously displayed at or near the walk, driveway or common entrance to such building and the street line, upon the gatepost, fence, tree, post or other appropriate place, so as to be easily legible from the sidewalk.