Are Your Address Numbers Posted?
During an emergency time is critical. It is very important
that you post your address numbers correctly so that emergency responders
can find you quickly.
The following excerpt is from the Randolph County Ordinance
Addressing Public/Private Roads in Randolph County, adopted by the
Board of Commissioners on November 4, 1991:
Within sixty (60) days
after written notice by Randolph County of the assignment of or change of
an address number, the owner of such property shall be required to post
the number so assigned in accordance with the standards listed below;
All buildings shall clearly display a
road address number. The owner and occupant of each building is required
to clearly display a road address number on each building so that the
location can be identified easily from the road.
The official address number must be
displayed on the front of a building or at the entrance to a building
which is most clearly visible from the street or road during both day
Where a building or house is 75 feet or
more from a public street or road on which it fronts or the lot on which
the building is located is landscaped such that numbers cannot be seen
from the street or road the assigned number shall also be posted at the
end of the driveway or easement nearest the road which provides access
to the building.
Numerals indicating the address number
of a single family dwelling shall be at least four (4) inches in height
and shall be posted so as to be legible from the road.
Numerals for multiple dwelling units and
nonresidential buildings shall be at least six (6) inches in height.
Manufactured homes are to display the
assigned lot number on the side of the manufactured home closest to the
road which serves the lot so that the number is clearly visible from the
road at all times.
Manufactured home parks shall erect a
sign at the entrance to the park displaying the name of the park and the
assigned street address.
Address numbers shall be in a
contrasting color to the color scheme of the house or building or mobile
home so that it is clearly visible and shall be maintained in a clearly
visible manner. Reflective numbers are desirable but not required.
Following the posting of the assigned
number as required, the owner or occupant shall maintain such house or
building number at all times in compliance with the above referenced
standards. Address numbers shall not be obstructed from view by shrubs
or vegetation as viewed from the public road.