City of Clairton, PA
Allegheny County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Clairton 8-14-1973 by Ord. No. 1249 as Ch. 114 of the 1973 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Building construction — See Ch. 163.
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 171.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 274.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 303.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 307.
There is hereby established a uniform system of street or house numbering for all improved property in the City.
The City Engineer is hereby authorized, empowered and directed to prepare plans of the entire City showing all streets, lanes, alleys and squares thereof and indicating the lots thereon and to assign to such lots or parts thereof such street or house numbers and in such manner as to secure a uniform system of street or house numbering throughout the entire City.
Upon the completion of the plans referred to in the preceding section, the same shall be submitted to the City Council for its approval and ratification, and upon the final approval and ratification of such plans, the same shall be filed among the plans and records of the City Engineer and shall be accessible to all owners of property in the City for the purpose of enabling them to ascertain the street or house number assigned to and established for their respective property.
Upon the final completion and approval of the plans referred to in this chapter, it shall be the duty of the City Manager to notify the owners of all lots or parts of lots having houses erected thereon of the number that has been assigned to and established for such lot or part of lot and to require the owner of each such lot or part of lot to have such number placed conspicuously in front of each house.
Whenever hereafter any new houses or buildings shall be erected in the City, it shall be the duty of the owner thereof within 30 days after the final completion of such building to cause the same to be numbered in the manner provided in this chapter, and upon his or her failure to do so, he or she shall be liable to the same fines and penalties provided in § 167-8, to be recoverable in the same manner provided therein.
[Amended 4-14-1992 by Ord. No. 1518]
It shall be the duty of every police officer within the City to report to the City Manager the name of all persons refusing or neglecting to comply with the provisions of the preceding section.
The officers, employees and agents of the City may and are hereby given the power and authority to enter into and upon, at all reasonable hours, any lot, plan or land within the corporate limits of the City and survey and measure the same in order to perform any of the services and duties required of them by virtue of this chapter.
[Amended 4-14-1992 by Ord. No. 1518]
Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof before a District Justice, be liable to and shall pay a fine not exceeding $600, plus costs of prosecution and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, to imprisonment for a period not exceeding 90 days.