[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Mount Oliver 3-18-1991 as Ord. No. 755. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Construction and maintenance codes — See Ch. 87.
As used in this chapter, the following terms will have the meanings indicated:
It shall be the duty of the owner or owners of any residence to maintain the proper identification in close proximity to the door facing the street within sixty (60) days after the enactment of this chapter and amendments thereto as herein provided. It shall be the duty of the owner or owners of any residence now in course of erection or hereinafter erected within said borough to display and maintain proper identification in close proximity to the door facing the street prior to occupancy as authorized by the ordinances of the Borough of Mount Oliver.
When the front door of a residence is not readily visible from the street, the numbers shall be placed on any other part of the residence which is clearly visible from the street or, in the alternative, in a manner approved by the Borough of Mount Oliver.
Said proper identification shall be in Arabic numerals, not less than three (3) inches in length or height and shall be legible or clearly identifiable from the background on which they are mounted. In the event that the residence is multifamily or a multi-use complex, it shall be the duty of the owner to receive prior approval from the borough if lettering is to be used as part of the number.
In the event that any owner or owners refuse or neglect to adhere to the terms of this chapter after thirty (30) days official notification, by letter, of a violation which has been given, the said owner shall be subject to a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.) and, in default of such payment of fine and costs, shall be imprisoned for a period of not exceeding thirty (30) days; provided, however, that each day's continuance of the violation of any provision of this chapter shall constitute a separate offense.