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The street address of all commercial and industrial buildings shall be prominently displayed so as to be visible from the public right-of-way, in accordance with Section 10.13.1 of the RI Uniform Fire Code (NFPA 1) and as follows:
(A) The address shall be conspicuously placed, in a color contrasting with the background, on a freestanding sign if present or else incorporated into a building-mounted sign or attached directly to the building. Such address shall not be counted toward the maximum sign area as set forth in § 1211 provided no more than two square feet is devoted to said address.
(B) Addresses must be clearly visible to traffic in either direction from the street to which each unit is addressed. Buildings with parking and access areas provided at their side or rear shall have additional numbers displayed on the building that are visible from any and all such parking and access areas.
(C) Address displays located no farther than 100 feet from the curb line of the street shall have numbers of not less than eight inches in height. Address signs set back greater than 100 feet shall have numbers of not less than 12 inches in height.
(Ord. passed 10-30-06; Am. Ord. 07-08, As Amended, passed 6-18-07; Am. Ord. 2012-1, passed 4-2-12)