23.04.030 Numbering system
23.04.050 Obtaining correct
23.04.060 Odd and even
23.04.070 Numbers allotted to
23.04.080 Number allotment
where there are no normal blocks.
23.04.090 Cost of renumbering.
23.04.100 Starting points
23.04.010 DEFINITIONS. The
following definitions shall apply to words used in this chapter:
means a residential, commercial, industrial or other building or structure,
including, but not limited to, fences, gates, and appurtenances, located on any
block" means a block in which a street is intersected by other streets at
regular intervals of not to exceed six hundred feet;
means the owner, tenant, occupant or person in control of the premises in
means a public easement for travel purposes, including, but not limited to,
alleys, highways, courts, avenues, streets and boulevards. (Prior code §
23.04.020 RECORDS. The
superintendent of streets shall at all times keep on file in his office a book
or card index containing the official street number of each building within the
city. (Prior code § 157.02).
23.04.030 NUMBERING SYSTEM
ESTABLISHED. A system for the numbering of buildings and structures
in this city is established and shall be maintained in and for the city.
(Prior code § 157.03).
23.04.040 ENTRANCES -- CORRECT
NUMBER REQUIRED. No owner may place, maintain or allow to remain
thereon any number other than such number as herein required, or permit any
such building or structure having an entrance from a public street to remain
(a) Entrances from streets to buildings
must be numbered at the expense of the owner. All residential buildings shall
display a street number in a prominent location on the street side of the
building in such a position that the number is readily visible from approaching
emergency vehicles. The numerals shall be not less than four (4) inches in
height for single family and residential buildings and not less than six (6)
inches in height for all other buildings. Numerals, letters or other identifications
shall be used to identify individual residential units, offices or other spaces
within a building and shall not be less than four (4) inches in height. All
numerals or other identification shall be of contrasting color to the
background surface to which they are attached and shall be illuminated during
the hours of darkness when located at the exterior of the building. (Ord. 2008-8 § 17, 2008; Ord. 2007-16 § 2,
2007; Prior code § 157.05).
23.04.050 OBTAINING CORRECT
NUMBER. The superintendent of streets, upon request, shall inform the owner
of any building of the correct number which should be placed thereon. (Ord.
2007-16 § 2, 2007; Prior code § 157.06).
23.04.060 ODD AND EVEN
NUMBERS. Numbers on the right side of the street from the point
of beginning shall be even numbers, and the numbers of the left side thereof
shall be odd numbers. (Ord. 2007-16 § 2, 2007; Prior code § 157.07).
23.04.070 NUMBERS ALLOTTED TO NORMAL BLOCK. One hundred numbers shall be allotted to each normal block and shall
be evenly divided in units of street frontage. (Ord. 2007-16 § 2, 2007; Prior
code § 157.08).
23.04.080 NUMBER ALLOTMENT
WHERE THERE ARE NO NORMAL BLOCKS. In the event that a street is not
intersected at regular intervals by other streets and is not therefore a normal
block, numbers shall be allotted in the same manner as if it were intersected
at such regular intervals. (Ord. 2007-16 § 2, 2007; Prior code § 157.09).
23.04.090 COST OF RENUMBERING. Whenever,
by reason of any new building being erected or altered, it becomes necessary to
renumber any block now numbered, it shall be the obligation of the owner
requesting the assignment of a new number or numbers to pay the cost of
renumbering the entire block. (Ord. 2007-16 § 2, 2007; Prior code § 157.10).
23.04.100 STARTING POINTS
DESIGNATED. Baywood Avenue, Baldwin Avenue, San Mateo Creek and
Cypress Avenue, for streets running in a generally northerly and southerly
direction, and El Camino Real, for streets running in a general easterly and westerly
direction, shall be the starting points for the numbers on streets beginning
thereat or intersecting or crossing same; provided that streets running in a
general northerly and southerly direction, but not intersecting or crossing
Baywood Avenue, Baldwin Avenue or San Mateo Creek will be numbered as if they
commenced thereat, so as to correspond with other streets which do commence
thereat or run therefrom; provided also that streets running in a general
easterly and westerly direction, and not intersecting or crossing El Camino
Real, will be numbered as if they commenced thereat, and so as to correspond
with the numbering on other streets which do commence thereat or run therefrom.
El Camino Real, and other
generally parallel streets easterly therefrom shall be numbered so as to
correspond with generally parallel streets westerly therefrom. Numbers on
streets bearing the same name north and south of Baldwin Avenue, San Mateo
Creek or Cypress Avenue shall be designated as numbered "north" and
"south" respectively therefrom. Numbers on streets bearing the same
name east and west of El Camino Real shall be designated as numbered
"east" and "west" respectively therefrom.
On other intermediate or
subdivision streets not otherwise provided for, numbering shall proceed in the
same direction as, and in block numbers corresponding with, the numbering on
the principal streets between which they lie, and which run generally in the
same direction. (Ord. 2007-16 § 2, 2007; Prior code § 157.11).