7-1-1: STREET NAMES AND BUILDING NUMBERS:
   A.   System Adopted: A uniform system of naming streets and numbering properties and principal buildings, as shown in the manual of procedures identified by the title uniform street and property numbering system, which is filed in the city office and the county courthouse, is hereby adopted for use in the city. This map and all explanatory matter thereon is hereby adopted and made a part of this section. (1971 Code § 22-6; amd. 2000 Code)
   B.   Compliance With System 1 :
      1.   Building Numbers: All properties or parcels of land within the city shall hereafter be identified by reference to the uniform numbering system adopted by this section; provided, that all existing numbers of property and buildings not now in conformity with provisions of this section shall be changed to conform to the system adopted by this section within six (6) months from the date of passage of this section 2 .
      2.   Street Names: The names of all streets in the city shall be as designated by the uniform street naming system. (1971 Code § 22-7)
   C.   Location Of Numbers On Buildings: Each principal building shall bear the number assigned to the frontage on which the front entrance is located. In case a principal building is occupied by more than one business or family dwelling unit, each separate front entrance of such building shall bear a separate number. (1971 Code § 22-8)
   D.   Specifications Of Numerals: Numerals indicating the official numbers for each principal building or each front entrance to such building shall be at least four inches (4") in height and be reflectorized and shall be posted in a manner so as to be visible from the street on which the property is located. In zoning districts AG-1, AG-2, R-1, R-2 and UR, the official numbers, two inches (2") in height, shall be displayed on the mailbox. (1971 Code § 22-9; amd. 2000 Code)
   E.   Administration Of System:
      1.   Building Numbers:
         a.   Maintenance: The department of administration shall be responsible for maintaining the numbering system. In the performance of this responsibility, the department shall be guided by the provisions of subsections B, C and D of this section.
         b.   Records Kept: The department of administration shall keep a record of all numbers assigned under this section.
         c.   Assignment Of Numbers: The department of administration shall assign to any property owner in the city, upon request, a number for each principal building or separate front entrance to such building. In doing so, it shall assign only the numbers assigned to such building under the provisions of this section; provided, that the recorder may assign additional numerals in accordance with the official numbering system whenever a property has been subdivided, a new front entrance opened or undue hardship has been worked on any property owner.
      2.   Existing Street Names: Street names in existence prior to the passage of this section 3 may be retained subject to approval by the city council. (1971 Code § 22-10)

 

Notes

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1. See subsection 10-5-3K1 of this code for compliance in subdivisions.
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2. Section 7-1-1 is derived from ordinance 119.
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1. Section 7-1-1 is derived from ordinance 119.