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Posted on: March 9, 2021

International Fire Code Section 505 (Premises Identification)

In accordance with the International Fire Code Section 505 (Premises Identification) please be advised that ALL residents must comply by June 30, 2021.

Failure to do so will result in a fine of up to $500 for violating city ordinance 1.01.009


Section 505.1 Address Identification.  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. These numbers shall contrast with their back-ground. Where required by the fire code official, address numbers shall be provided in additional approved locations to facilitate emergency response. Address numbers shall be Arabic numbers or alphabetical letters. Numbers shall be a minimum of 4 inches (101.6 mm) high with a minimum stroke width of 0.5 inch (12.7 mm). Where access is by means of a private road and the building cannot be viewed from the public way, a monument, pole or other sign or means shall be used to identify the structure. Address numbers shall be maintained.

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