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Address Identification

Fire Prevention Markings

  • Premises Identification: New and existing buildings shall have approved address numbers placed in a position to be plainly legible and visible from the street or road fronting the property


  • Address numbers shall contrast with their background. Numerals shall be not less than three inches in height for residential buildings, structures, or portions thereof, and at least six inches in height for all other buildings, structures, or portions thereof


  • Where address identification is required by the fire official on other elevations of buildings, structures, or portions thereof, such numbers shall be not less than three inches in height for residential and at least six inches in height for all other buildings, structures, or portions thereof


  • Existing numbers when approved by the fire official shall be permitted to remain


  • Address numbers shall be Arabic numerals or alphabet letters

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