Sec. 9-9-8. Section 505—Premises identification.

Section 505 is deleted in whole and is amended to read as follows:
SECTION 505 PREMISES IDENTIFICATION
505.1 Address numbers. New and existing buildings shall have approved address numbers, building numbers or approved building identification placed in a position that is plainly legible and visible from the street or road fronting the property. Address numbers shall be provided at additional locations on the building and at locations adjacent to roads or driveways leading to buildings when required by the fire code official. Said numbers shall contrast with their background and be illuminated. The height and minimum stroke of numbers or letters shall be approved by the fire code official.
505.1.1 Residential dwellings. All residential dwellings shall display a lighted street number in a prominent location on the street side of the residence entrance in such a position that the number is easily visible to approaching emergency vehicles. The numerals shall be no less than four inches in height. If the house number is located on the garage wall it shall be on the wall closest to the front entrance.
505.1.2 Commercial buildings. All commercial buildings shall display a lighted street number in a prominent location, visible from the street. The numerals shall be no less than six inches in height. This standard may be modified by the Fire Marshal.
505.2 Street or road signs. Streets and roads shall be identified with approved signs. Temporary signs shall be installed at each street intersection when construction of new roadways allows passage by vehicles. Signs shall be of an approved size, weather resistant and be maintained until replaced by permanent signs.
505.3 Directories. When required by the fire code official, complexes with multiple buildings may be required to provide directories, premises maps and directional signs. The scale, design and location of directory signs shall be approved by the fire code official and may be required to be illuminated.
505.3.1 Multiple-family dwelling complex. There shall be positioned at each entrance of a multiple-family dwelling complex an illuminated diagrammatic representation of the complex which shows the location of the viewer and the unit designations within the complex. In addition, each individual unit within the complex shall display a prominent identification number, not less than four inches in height and illuminated which is easily visible to approaching vehicular and/or pedestrian traffic. The scale, design and location of directory signs shall be approved by the fire code official.
(Ord. No. 1489, § 5 (part).)