Borough of Sharon Hill, PA
Delaware County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the Borough of Sharon Hill 12-5-1932 by Ord. No. 451 (Ch. 79 of the 1972 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 125.
Housing and property maintenance standards — See Ch. 200.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 325.
[Amended 6-23-1994 by Ord. No. 1237]
A. 
All buildings fronting on the streets of the Borough shall be distinctly numbered with numbers conspicuously placed on or over the doors in front of said buildings.
B. 
All buildings that abut a rear common driveway shall be distinctly numbered with numbers conspicuously placed on or over the door.
C. 
Commercial and industrial buildings shall be distinctly numbered with numbers conspicuously placed on or over the front door. If said business has a rear door that exits a driveway, parking lot or shipping and receiving area, it shall also be numbered with numbers conspicuously placed on or over the door.
The numbering system shall be in accord with the plan submitted by the Borough Engineer and accepted by Council on September 12, 1932.
The basis of said plan shall be as follows: east-west streets shall be numbered, beginning at the eastern Borough line westward, from 400 to 1500 inclusive; north-south streets shall be numbered, from Chester Pike northward, from 99 to 1, and from Chester Pike southward, from 100 upward.
A blue-line print from the Van Dyke of this numbering plan shall be obtained, framed and placed in the Council chamber of the Borough.
All prospective builders shall apply to Borough Council for, and receive therefrom, the official numbers for their prospective building or buildings.
Not less than 15 feet nor more than 50 feet shall be appropriated to each number.
It shall be the duty of the Highway Committee to notify all owners of buildings as to the proper number or numbers of each building and to require the said numbering to be done by the said owner or owners within 30 days after being notified.
The owner or owners of any building or buildings who shall neglect or refuse to have such building or buildings numbered as aforesaid within 30 days after notice has been given shall forfeit and pay to the Borough, as a penalty for such failure, the cost of having the same done by the Highway Committee as hereinafter provided, said cost of renumbering to be collected as is provided by law for the collection of fines and penalties.
It shall be the further duty of the Highway Committee to have properly numbered all buildings whose owners have neglected or refused to do so as aforesaid; such numbering shall be let by contract to the best and lowest bidder, and the cost of numbering each building shall be collected as a penalty for the owner in the manner provided by law for the collection of fines and penalties.