[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Lindenwold 10-19-1987 by Ord. No. 757 (Ch. 74 of the 1981 Code); amended in its entirety 8-12-2020 by Ord. No. 2020-14. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
All house numbers must be at least four inches high, single-family dwelling and duplex houses.
All multifamily dwellings, including apartments, condos, and townhouses, shall have a building number and/or letter which must be at least 12 inches high, in addition to entrance door number.
All places of business numbers must be at least four inches high. If business consists of more than one attached unit, numbers must be at least four inches high on the front door and the back door. In addition, the name of the business must also be on the back door.
All numbers must be made of metal, wood or plastic.
All numbers must be readable from a minimum of a fifty-foot distance.
Each number and/or letter shall be of such a color as to contrast with the immediate background so that said number will be clearly visible from the opposite side of the street.
All house numbers shall be placed on or over the front door or front window or on either side of the entrance. In those instances when the house is not clearly visible from the opposite side of the street, the assigned numbers shall be clearly displayed on a sign placed at the entrance driveway or walkway. After the number has been displayed or affixed to any home or building, it shall be unlawful to cover or conceal the number or to permit it to be covered or concealed either by natural growth or foliage or otherwise. Said number must be properly maintained so as to be clearly visible at all times.
All multifamily dwelling building numbers and/or letters shall be placed high on the building above any obstruction and visible from any drive by roadway. Said numbers must be maintained as indicated above in § 92-1A(1) and at least 12 inches high in addition to the entrance door.
Any and all exterior doors used for storage or HVAC must be identified on the exterior of the door and marked HVAC or storage.
Each unit in the multifamily dwelling must have numbers or letters installed above or next to all exterior door or patio entrances, front, back or side.
All places of business, numbers and/or letters must be at least four inches high on the front and the back door. The name of the business must also be on the side or back door.
Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter or who shall fail to comply therewith shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to the penalties as set forth in Chapter 1, § 1-1, of this Code. This chapter shall be enforced by the Police Department, Fire Marshal and Code Enforcement Officer of the Borough of Lindenwold.