Town of Deerfield, MA
Franklin County
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[HISTORY: Adopted 4-26-1993 ATM, Art. 42. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Street numbers shall be assigned and attached to each dwelling, business, shop, industry and other building which are not accessory in nature in the Town of Deerfield.
A. 
The number shall be made of permanent, weatherproof materials, shall be at least three (3) inches in height in a contrasting color, and shall be clearly visible from the public way upon which the structure fronts.
B. 
Any structure which is not visible from the street roadway shall have the assigned number posted on a suitable support, separate from any mailbox support, at the entrance to the driveway that services such structure.
C. 
The numbers posted shall be those assigned to each structure by the Board of Selectmen. They shall advise the owners of the property of the assigned or reassigned number in writing at the property's tax address.
D. 
It shall be the responsibility of each property owner in the Town to obtain and display the assigned street number on or before July 1, 1993, and thereafter to maintain the assigned number in a sightly and readable fashion.
E. 
This chapter shall be enforced by the Police Department. Failure to comply with this chapter shall subject the property owner(s) to a fine of not more than twenty-five dollars ($25.) for each offense [an offense being defined as a period of noncompliance of thirty (30) days subsequent to the initial July 1, 1993, date following the adoption of this chapter]. Compliance within a thirty-day period will result in cancellation of such assessed fine.