[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Wilmerding 2-5-1902 by Ord. No. 129 (Ch. 4, Part 2, of the 1989 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Borough Engineer is hereby authorized and instructed to prepare, within 30 days from the passage of this chapter, plans for the numbering of the houses on the several streets, avenues, etc., of the Borough in such manner as to procure uniformity in the numbering thereof.
In the preparation of said plan, the numbers shall conform as far as practicable with the following plan: i.e., the initial or starting point on all streets, etc., running in a northerly and southerly direction, shall be at the extremity of such streets, etc., nearest to Turtle Creek, allowing 100 numbers to the square, and commencing with an even hundred at the commencement of each square as aforesaid, in all respects adhering to the decimal system of enumeration.
On all streets, etc., running in an easterly and westerly direction, the numbers shall commence at the eastern extremity thereof, increasing thence westwardly, and allowing 100 numbers to each square as aforesaid.
It shall be the duty of the Borough Engineer to furnish each householder, owner or occupant of any house a certificate of the correct number of said house, and he shall immediately, upon the completion of said plan, deliver a copy thereof to the Borough Clerk, who shall thereupon give notice of the same by publication in the official paper of the Borough.
It shall be the duty of the owner or occupant of each house abutting on said streets, etc., within 90 days from the publication of said plan as aforesaid, to affix the number of said house thereto, using metal or porcelain numbers of not less than 3 1/2 inches in height, or by painting same on transom of such house. When any new building is erected within the limits of the Borough, it shall be the duty of the owner thereof to affix the proper number thereto as aforesaid within 60 days after the completion of same.
[Amended 11-14-1989 by Ord. No. 899]
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $600 and costs or, in default of payment thereof, shall be subject to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 30 days. Each day that a violation of this chapter continues shall constitute a separate offense.