Township of Williams, PA
Northampton County
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[Ord. 2002-9, 11/13/2002, § I]
Every business and residence within the Township shall be required to display a house number consistent with a numbering system assigned by the United States Postal Service and/or the Township Secretary.
[Ord. 2002-9, 11/13/2002, § II]
Each property owner within the Township shall permanently display the house number designated for his or her business or residence in a prominent place visible front the street not more than 50 feet from the point where the driveway giving access to the premises intersect with a Township, State or private road. Permanent display of the house number shall be substantially in accordance with the following standards:
Numerals designating the house number shall be no less than three inches high and 1 1/2 inches wide.
House numbers must be numeric: by example, the words "Fifty-Eight" are not permitted to designate the house number "58."
All house numbers shall be attached to a post, mail box, tree or other appropriate structure at a point no less than three feet from ground level.
House numbers must be visible from both directions of travel from the roadway. Contrasting signs are encouraged to meet this visibility requirement.
[Ord. 2002-9, 11/13/2002, § III]
Duplication of the permanent display of a house number is not necessary if a mailbox serves a residence or business and meets the visibility, location and standard requirements of § 4-102 above.
[Ord. 2002-9, 11/13/2002, § IV; as amended by A.O.]
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this Part, upon conviction thereof in an action brought before a magisterial district judge in the manner provided for the enforcement of summary offenses under the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $1,000 plus costs and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 90 days. Each day that a violation of this Part continues or each section of this Part which shall be found to have been violated shall constitute a separate offense.
[Ord. 2002-9, 11/13/2002, § V]
Upon notification by the Township Zoning Officer, Township Roadmaster, Township Fire Department and/or Township Rescue Squad of the failure of a property owner to display a house number, the Township Secretary shall notify the property owner by certified mail of the duty of the property owner to display a house number as provided herein.