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110601

Approved: 06/14/2011

ADDRESSING REQUIREMENTS FOR 911 RESPONDERS

PURPOSE:

  1. To insure compliance with Tobyhanna Township mandated address system.
  2. To facilitate fire, medical, police, etc. response time.
  3. To provide for a neat appearance of address signs within the Camelot Forest Conservation Association (CFCA) Community.

ADDRESS NUMBERS DISPLAYED ON HOMES:

  1. Numbers must be 4 inches high and made from white reflective material on a contrasting dark background.
  2. Numbers may be displayed either vertically or horizontally on the home.
  3. Numbers must be placed over or on either side of any entrance or any place on the home so that they are visible from the driveway and/or roadway.

ADDRESS NUMBERS DISPLAYED ON ROADSIDE SIGN POST

  1. Numbers must be displayed on a stand-alone post that is to be of unpainted Pressure Treated wood, 4 inch by 4 inch, by 6 feet long. Exceptions for existing signposts will be made provided they meet the requirements of "EXISTING SIGN POSTS", as shown below.
  2. The signpost will be placed on either side of the driveway, on your property.
  3. The numbers must be made of reflective white material. They must be (4) inches high and mounted on a board painted with green reflective paint.
  4. The numbered sign must be visible from either direction of the road or, head on if on a cul-de-sac.
  5. The address numbers will be mounted horizontally on the stand-alone post so that the bottom of the signboard is four (4) feet above ground level.

EXISTING SIGN POSTS

  1. Some properties have existing signs with the original CFCA numbering system. These original numbers must be removed. The old personalized signposts may be used providing they meet the height and visibility requirements as shown below.
  2. If the existing signposts or signs have any personalization (names, decorations, etc.) the personalized posts and/or signs may remain.
  3. The existing signpost must be located on either side of the driveway, on your property.
  4. The new address numbers must be made of reflective white material. They must be (4) inches high and mounted on a board painted with green reflective paint.
  5. The numbered sign must be visible from either direction of the road or, head on if on a cul-de-sac.
  6. The address numbers must be mounted horizontally on the stand-alone post so that the bottom of the signboard is four (4) feet above ground level.

ENFORCEMENT

  1. Tobyhanna Township will not issue occupancy permits for new homes unless the new home is properly signed.
  2. Tobyhanna Township will enforce the 911 emergency Sign ordinance.
  3. Existing homes will be denied CFCA and Township permits unless the home is properly signed.
  4. In addition, CFCA reserves the right to impose fines in accordance with the CFCA Fine Policy Number 020804.