Section 14 Street Numbering
Section 14.01 Map
Section 14.02 Assignment of Numbers
Section 14.03 Display of Numbers
Section 14.04 Use of Incorrect Numbers
Section 14.05 Enforcement
Section 14.06 Penalties
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Section 24.01 Map
The Code Enforcement Officer shall prepare a Street-Numbering Map, which map or any revision thereof, after the approval by the Town Council, is not incorporated as a part of this ordinance, but shall remain attached for reference as Exhibit A.
Section 24.02 Assignment of Numbers
The Code Enforcement Officer shall have the authority to assign new street numbers which run in regular series with other numbers on the street, road, lane, alley or public way. The owner or occupant of any house or other building shall, within thirty (30) days after receiving written notice from the Code Enforcement Officer, designating the number to be affixed to the main entrance of such dwelling house or other building, cause to be affixed to the main entrance of such structure fronting a public street, a metallic or other suitable number, as specified in Section 14.03, in such a manner as to be plainly visible and legible from the street.
Section 24.03 Display of Numbers
All premises shall bear a distinctive street number in accordance with and as designated upon the Street-Numbering Map on file in the office of the Code Enforcement Officer. No person shall fail to place the correct number upon the front of occupied premises, the number facing the street and adjacent to the principal entrance and in such a position as to be plainly visible from the street. Numbers hereafter placed shall be not less than three (3) inches in height and shall contrast in color with the color of the building or background to which they are attached.
Section 24.04 Use of Incorrect Numbers
No person shall affix or cause to be affixed, or allow to remain upon any building which he/she owns or occupies, a different number from the one designated on the Town of Veazie's Street-Numbering Map.
Section 24.05 Enforcement
The Town Manager and his or her designee(s) shall be empowered to enforce the provisions of this Ordinance. In addition, the police officers and constables of the Town of Veazie shall also be empowered to enforce the provisions of this Ordinance.
Section 24.06 Penalties
Any person, firm, corporation or other entity violating any provision of this Ordinance shall be fined $25.00 for the first violation. Each day that such violation is committed or permitted to continue shall constitute a separate offense and shall be punishable as such. Any fines recovered shall inure to the benefit of the Town of Veazie.