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Township of Millcreek, PA
Erie County
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[Adopted 12-22-1998 by Ord. No. 98-17]
A. 
There is hereby established a numbering system of all buildings in Millcreek Township, as follows:
(1) 
All buildings located on streets, highways and roads running generally in an easterly and westerly direction shall be numbered in consecutive blocks oriented to the west line of the City of Erie and the extension thereof, southwardly to the southern boundary line of the Township;
(2) 
All buildings located on streets, highways and roads running generally in a northerly and southerly direction shall be numbered in consecutive blocks oriented to the south line of the City of Erie and the extension thereof, westwardly in its present direction to the western boundary line of the Township;
(3) 
All buildings located on the north side of streets, highways and roads running generally in an easterly and westerly direction and those located on the west side of streets, highways and roads running generally in a northerly and southerly direction shall be given even numbers;
(4) 
All buildings located on the south side of streets, highways and roads running generally in an easterly and westerly direction and those located on the east side of streets, highways and roads running generally in a northerly and southerly direction shall be given odd numbers;
(5) 
For the purpose of numbering, each consecutive space of 20 feet, 7 1/2 inches, computed from the west line of Pittsburgh Avenue extended and the south line of Grandview Boulevard extended on their respective side of the street, highway or road shall, for the purposes of this Part 3, constitute one lot and be given a number.
B. 
The numbering in each case shall conform to or be a continuation of, as the case may be, the numbering as set forth in the Numbering Ordinance of the City of Erie, Pennsylvania, except as is shown on the Millcreek Township Numbering Maps attached hereto.
(1) 
Said Millcreek Township Numbering Maps attached hereto, collectively, as Exhibit A are hereby ratified and adopted.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Exhibit A is on file in the Township offices.
(2) 
The Board of Supervisors, by resolution adopted from time to time, shall have authority to amend the Millcreek Township Numbering Maps.
(3) 
Said Millcreek Township Numbering Maps shall be deemed amended as changes and conditions require by reasoning of the opening of new streets, highways or roads, development of lots, construction of buildings and/or relocation of streets, highways or roads and, in that event, such Maps shall be deemed amended by virtue of the Board of Supervisors' approval of a submitted plan or the Township's issuance of a building permit, without special resolution of amendment being required.
A. 
Owners of all buildings located on land situated in Millcreek Township are obligated to obtain from Millcreek Township an assigned number for such building(s) and to affix and maintain at all times such assigned number upon that side of the building which fronts upon a street, highway or road.
B. 
Such numerals shall be not less than:
(1) 
Three inches high, one-half-inch stroke Arabic on single-family residential and two-family residential dwellings;
(2) 
Six inches high on buildings subject to multifamily residential, business, industrial and other uses, exclusive of single- and two-family residential dwellings.
C. 
The assigned number for all buildings shall be placed in a conspicuous place above or near the front door entrance of the building, located so as to be clearly visible from the street, highway or road which such building faces.
D. 
All costs associated with affixing and maintaining assigned numbers on buildings shall be the sole responsibility of the owner of the building.
The Millcreek Township Code Administrator and his or her subordinates and designees shall be responsible for the assignment of numbers to buildings within Millcreek Township and for administration of this Part 3, the Millcreek Township Numbering Maps and policies adopted by the Board of Supervisors pursuant to this Part 3.
A. 
The Code Administrator or his or her subordinate or designee (hereinafter, "Code Administrator") shall, upon the request of the owner of a building or the owner's agent, furnish free of charge the correct and assigned number for all buildings constructed or existing on any lot or parcel of land in Millcreek Township.
B. 
The Code Administrator shall determine the general direction of a street, highway or road and determine the number to be assigned to all buildings pursuant to this Part 3.
C. 
The Code Administrator shall be authorized to enforce this Part 3 and to institute and prosecute legal proceedings for enforcement of this Part 3.
A. 
Any person, partnership, corporation, firm or other entity who/which fails to obtain an assigned number for a building owned by such person, partnership, corporation, firm or other entity which is located upon any lot or parcel of land in Millcreek Township, and/or who fails to affix the assigned number to such building as required by this Part 3 prior to occupancy of the building, and/or who fails to affix assigned numbers of at least the minimum size required or in a manner contrary to the requirements of this Part 3, and/or who fails to maintain properly assigned, sized and located numbers upon such building at all times, shall violate this Part 3 and be subject to the enforcement measures and penalties prescribed in this section.
B. 
This Part 3 shall be enforced in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 48, Enforcement and Collection Activities, Article I, Ordinance Enforcement, and Article II, Attorneys' Fees, of the Code of the Township of Millcreek (Ordinance Nos. 96-8 and 96-9), which govern enforcement of ordinances as administrative and civil proceedings and the imposition of costs and attorneys' fees.
C. 
The Code Administrator shall institute a civil action for enforcement of this Part 3 in the office of the Magisterial District Judge having proper jurisdiction. A civil fine of $250 is prescribed for violation and shall be imposed upon a finding of violation. Each day a violation occurs shall be deemed a separate violation, and shall subject the violator to a civil fine of $250 for each day a violation continues. In accordance with Chapter 48, Article II, Attorneys' Fees, of the Code of the Township of Millcreek, Millcreek Township shall seek and be entitled to recovery of all attorneys' fees incurred in enforcing this Part 3, in addition to the prescribed fines and costs.
[Amended 8-28-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-6]
D. 
Upon a finding of a violation, the Code Administrator shall, pursuant to Chapter 48, Article I, Ordinance Enforcement, of the Code of the Township of Millcreek, as may be amended, issue to the violator a written enforcement notice, directing the violator to remedy the violation of this Part 3 within a period not less than 15 and not more than 30 days after the date of the enforcement notice, which shall note the amount of the civil fine. In the event the cited violation has not been remedied by the deadline therefor set forth in the enforcement notice, the Code Administrator shall issue to the violator a written enforcement notice.
[Amended 8-28-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-6]
E. 
The Code Administrator may deny issuance of a building permit to any person, partnership, firm or corporation which is then in violation of this Part 3 as to any other building located in Millcreek Township by reason of such violation.