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(A) Approval of names. The Ordinance Administrator shall have authority to approve road names within the town and in the unincorporated areas of the county under the town's extraterritorial zoning jurisdiction, subject to the requirements of this article.
(B) Deceptively similar names. The Ordinance Administrator shall maintain a database of existing road names, such that duplicate or "deceptively similar" road names are neither approved nor assigned.
(C) New road names. New road names that relate to the history, location or scale of a project area shall be given consideration.
(D) Desirable names. Road names that are pleasant sounding, appropriate, easy to read and add pride to home ownership shall be promoted.
(E) Undesirable names. The following kinds of names shall be avoided: numerical, alphabetical, complicated names and names which tend to offend the community. The Ordinance Administrator is hereby given authority to refuse to accept any road name which, in his or her opinion, violates the provisions of the section.
(1) The following road name suffixes are allowed: Avenue (AVE), Boulevard (BLVD), Circle (CIR), Court (CT), Drive (DR), Highway (HWY), Lane (LN), Loop (LP), Parkway (PKWY), Place (PL), Road (RD), Street (ST), Trail (TRL) and Way.
(2) Private roads shall be assigned the suffixes "Trail", "Lane" or "Way". All other suffixes shall be reserved for public roads.
(G) Road segments. Each road shall bear the same name and uniform numbering along the entirety of the road. Segments of roads shall not be allowed to have different or separate names. The Ordinance Administrator shall determine what constitutes a road or way.
(H) Off-set intersections and split routes. Split routes, also known as "dog-leg" or off-set intersections, shall be treated as separate roads with different names and numbering to preserve the integrity and continuity of the numbering system.
(I) Impasses. Impasses or sections of a road that are impassable shall be assigned different names and numbering to each portion of the road on either side of the impasse to preserve the integrity and continuity of the numbering system.
(J) Existing road names. The Ordinance Administrator shall, whenever possible, consistent with the provisions of this article, retain road names already established.
(2003 Code, § 9-4.10) (Adopted 9-7-1993)