[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of Scott Township 3-11-2003 by Ord. No. 3-11-03. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Construction codes — See Ch. 68.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 404.
Editor's Note: This ordinance also provided for an effective date six months after the date of enactment.
The property owner of each residence, apartment building or business shall post and display the legally assigned identification number assigned by the Township within 60 days after said numbers are received by the Township in cooperation with the United States Post Office.
Size. The minimum size of any identification number which is attached to a building, residence or mobile home is three inches in height. The minimum size of an identification number which is attached to a United States postal mailbox is one inch in height.
Color. The color of the identification numbers must be such that it is clearly visible as it relates to the background color upon which it is attached.
Every building, residence or mobile home must have the identification number posted on its United States postal mailbox, if such a mailbox is utilized and located in front of the property on which the residence, building or mobile home fronts.
Any residence, building or mobile home that does not utilize a United States postal mailbox that is located in front of the property on which said residence, building or mobile home is located must place an identification number directly on the residence, building or mobile home in a conspicuous place, unless the residence, building and/or mobile home is not visible from the street or road on which said property fronts.
If any residence, building or mobile home is not visible from the street or road on which the property fronts and does not utilize a United States postal mailbox, identification numbers must be posted on a post, road or masonry pillar visible from said street or road.
The Township Supervisors are hereby authorized to give written notice by personal service to the owner or occupant of any premises not in conformance with this chapter. Such written notice shall advise the owner or occupant of the provisions of this chapter and set forth the violation that exists. The violator shall be given 15 days after the issuance of such written notice to conform to the requirements of this chapter.
Any owner or occupant who willfully violates any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be guilty of a summary offense, which is punishable by a fine of not more than $25 plus costs and attorneys' fees. Each day of violation shall be considered a separate and distinct offense.