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(A) All buildings in the unincorporated areas of the county shall be numbered with the address number assigned by the county 9-1-1 emergency telephone system and it is made the duty of the owner, agent, tax assessee or person in possession or control of every building in the unincorporated areas of the county to display this number in the manner as is provided in this section.
(1) The numbers shall be located so as to be easily located and read from the nearest common roadway by emergency personnel (numbers shall not be placed on doors, gates or other moveable objects);
(2) For multiple building facilities which have a common mailing address, the number should be on the street side of the building nearest the street or roadway; or
(3) For buildings too distant from the street to permit easy legibility from the street, or for buildings not clearly visible from the street, for whatever cause, numbers shall be affixed to any reasonable, permanent, freestanding object, readily legible from the street and so located as to clearly identify the applicable building. Numbers shall not be placed on doors, gates or other moveable objects.
(C) The numbers shall be in Arabic numerals no less than three inches high and one-half inch stroke. Colors should be of a contrasting color with the surface on which they are mounted.
(D) No person shall remove or deface any building number placed upon any building in accordance with the provisions of this chapter.
(E) No person shall retain any number on his or her building other than the number provided by provisions hereof in this chapter.
(F) No owners, agent, tax assessee or person in possession or control of any building shall refuse or neglect to number the building or cause the same not to be numbered in conformity with this chapter.
(1980 Code, § 162.14) (Res. 93-21, passed 5-20-1993; Ord. 10-368, passed 11-18-2010) Penalty, see § 162.99