CHAPTER IV. BUILDINGS AND CONSTRUCTIONCHAPTER IV. BUILDINGS AND CONSTRUCTION\ARTICLE 7. NUMBERING BUILDINGS

Buildings and building sites in the city shall be numbered in accordance with the rules and regulations hereinafter set forth.

(Ord. 148, Sec. 1; Ord. 1997-3, Sec. 1)

The principle base line for numbers of buildings and building sites on the streets running east and west shall be Main Street. The word east shall prefix the names of all streets lying east of Main Street and the word west shall prefix the names of all streets lying west of Main Street.

(Ord. 148, Sec. 2; Ord. 1997-3, Sec. 2)

The principle base line for numbers of buildings and building sites on the streets running north and south shall be Benton Street. The word north shall prefix the names of all streets lying north of Benton Street and the word south shall prefix the names of all streets lying south of Benton Street.

(Ord. 148, Sec. 3; Ord. 1997-3, Sec. 3)

The hundred in any number assigned to any building or building site shall indicate approximately the number of blocks the building or building site is from one of the principle base lines indicated in sections 4-702:703.

(Ord. 148, Sec. 4; Ord. 1997-3, Sec. 4)

Building and building sites shall be so numbered that

(a)   only odd numbers shall appear on the south and west sides of streets; and

(b)   only even numbers shall appear on the north and east sides of streets.

(Ord. 148, Sec. 5; Ord. 1997-3, Sec. 5)

In case of doubt or where a question arises as to the proper number to be assigned to any lot or building the city clerk shall decide the question and fix the number of the lot or building.

(Ord. 1997-3, Sec. 6; Ord. 1997-3, Sec. 6)

The address number of said buildings as designated by the city shall be affixed and displayed permanently in such a fashion as to be readily visible from the street with a minimum size of the numbers being four (4) inches in height.

(Ord. 1997-3, Sec. 7)

That all owners of the buildings in this city are hereby required to number or cause to be numbered their buildings according to the provisions of this article. If any new building shall be placed or erected along any of the streets of the city, the owners or occupants thereof shall number the same as hereinbefore provided for buildings already erected.

(Ord. 1997-3, Sec. 8)

The number plate placed upon any building shall be a material of a high normal wear rate and shall be easily seen from the street.

(Ord. 148, Sec. 9)