City of Lake Ozark, MO
Miller County
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[Ord. No. 2000-24 §1, 10-24-2000]
The designation of all street numbers for dwelling units and places of business on all public and private streets shall be assigned by the City in accordance with procedures adopted by the City of Lake Ozark, Missouri. The Planning Department shall keep a record of all numbers assigned under this Article.
[Ord. No. 2000-24 §2, 10-24-2000]
The owner or occupant or person in charge of any house or building to which a number has been assigned will be notified by the City of the number assigned to the same at any time after the adoption of this Article.
Within sixty (60) days after the receipt of such notification, the owner or occupant or person in charge of a house or building to which a number has been assigned shall affix the number to the structure if said structure is visible from the road. If said structure is not visible from the roadway, numbers shall be affixed to a sign or number post in such a way that the address can clearly be seen from the roadway.
It shall be the duty of such owner or occupant or person in charge thereof upon affixing the new number to remove any other number(s) which might be mistaken for, or confused with, the number assigned to said structure.
Each principal building shall display the number assigned toward the street on which structure is addressed and adjacent to the entrance. In case a principal building is occupied by more than one (1) business or dwelling unit, each separate front entrance shall display a separate address or unit number.
Numbers indicating the official address for each principal building or each front entrance to such building shall be posted in a manner so as to be legible and distinguishable from the street on which the property is located, with numerals painted or applied of a contrasting color to the background, of not less than three (3) inches in height in residential areas, and not less than four (4) inches in height in commercial areas. Script lettering or similar unconventional type styles are not permitted. If a building or dwelling is situated in such a way that the numerals cannot be easily seen from the roadway in front of said structure, then a sigh or number post must be installed in front of the structure and placed in such a way that is it easily seen from the roadway.
[Ord. No. 2000-24 §3, 10-24-2000]
Numbers will be assigned to each proposed lot or tract on the recorded copies of final subdivision plats by the Planning Department.
No building permit shall be issued for any principal building until the owner or developer has procured from the Planning Department the official address of the premises. Final approval of a certificate of occupancy of any principal building erected or repaired after the effective date of this Article shall be withheld until permanent and proper numbers have been displayed in accordance with the requirements of the Section above.
[Ord. No. 2000-24 §4, 10-24-2000]
In the event that the owner or occupant or person in charge of any house or building refuses to comply with the terms of this Article by failing to affix the number assigned in the manner prescribed herein within sixty (60) days after notification, or by failing within sixty (60) days to remove any old numbers affixed to such house, house entrance or elsewhere which may be confused with the number assigned hereto he shall be punishable by fine of not less than ten dollars ($10.00) for each day that the violation exists.