Borough of Alpha, NJ
Warren County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Alpha 4-11-1950 by Ord. No. 99 (Ch. 83 of the 1974 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
The street known as "Alpha Street" between Park Avenue and Lee Avenue shall hereafter be known as "Mill Street"; the part of street known as "Hawk Avenue" between Springtown Road and the underpass of the Central Railroad shall hereafter be known as "Third Avenue"; the street known as "Oak Avenue" between Williams Street and Alpha Street shall hereafter be known as "Railroad Avenue"; the part of Third Avenue between Harding Street and Hunterdon Street shall hereafter be known as "Hawk Avenue"; and the street known as "Holland Street" between Railroad Avenue and Berry Alley shall hereafter be known as "High Street."
[Amended 5-14-1974]
The owners or occupants of each and every dwelling house, store or other building which now fronts or hereafter may front upon any of the streets, alleys or public places within the Borough of Alpha shall cause the same to be properly numbered and all numbers shall correspond with the numbers upon the current Tax Map of the Borough of Alpha filed in the office of the Tax Collector of said Borough, and it shall be the duty of all property owners or occupants to have their houses and business places numbered in conformity with the numbers designated on said current Tax Map. The figures are to be at least three inches in height placed conspicuously on the front of each dwelling house, store or other building. It shall be the duty of all owners or occupants of all dwelling houses, stores or other buildings to apply to the Tax Collector of the Borough of Alpha for the correct number of said house or public place as the same is indicated on the current Tax Map, and upon receipt of said application, the Tax Collector shall furnish to said applicant the correct number of said property.
In case of doubt or difficulty in applying the above plan for numbering any dwelling house, building, etc., application may be made to the Mayor and members of the Borough Council, a majority of whom are hereby empowered to settle and issue the same by assigning a number whereby the same shall be known, and their action shall be reduced to writing if necessary and filed with the Borough Clerk.
If the owner or occupant of any dwelling house, store or other public building shall fail to number and cause to be numbered said dwelling house, store or public place in conformity with the number designated on said current Tax Map as aforesaid after written notice by the Borough Clerk of the Borough of Alpha, the owner or occupant shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine not exceeding $1,250, a term of imprisonment not exceeding 90 days or a period of community service not exceeding 90 days, or any combination thereof.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).