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Section 17D.050A.120
 

Title 17D City-wide Standards

Chapter 17D.050A Roadway Naming and Addressing

Section 17D.050A.120 Multiple Units
  1. Duplex/Triplex units shall be assigned one address for each unit when possible.

  2. Accessory dwelling units (ADU) whether attached or detached, shall be assigned a secondary address from the primary dwelling unit.  The ADU shall be identified by the building designator “Unit” (e.g.; 123 W. Main St., Unit 1).

  3. Manufactured Home Parks which contain dwelling units fronting on a public or private roadway(s) shall be assigned one address for each dwelling unit. Manufactured home parks which contain dwelling units fronting on unnamed private access roadway(s) shall be assigned one address for the entire property, and a secondary address assigned for individual spaces by the manufactured home park owner subject to approval by the City (e.g.; “1520 W. Richland St., Spc. 1”).

  4. Multiple unit complexes shall be assigned one address for the property based upon the roadway from which vehicular access to the structures is obtained whenever possible.  If necessary, the addressing authority may assign an address based upon the roadway the main entrance faces (e.g., “1642 N. Sherman Rd., Spc. 10” or “1642 N. Sherman Rd., Bldg C”).

  5. Structures within multiple unit complexes shall be assigned a building designator for each structure as opposed to a unique address (e.g., “123 W. Main St., Bldg. A”) unless an exception is granted by the City.

  6. When unit designators are assigned to multiple unit structures with individual building designations, the unit designator shall include the building designation (e.g., 123 W. Main St., Apt. A200 or 123 W. Main St., Bldg. A, Apt. 200). 

  7. When unit designators are assigned to buildings with multiple floors, all above ground units shall be assigned a three digit number (or higher) where the beginning number shall represent the floor upon which the unit is located (e.g., first floor units would be assigned a three digit number  beginning with 1, “Apt. 101”, fifteenth floor units would be assigned a four digit number beginning with 15, “Apt. 1501”).

  8. Units within below grade stories shall include the alpha characters “Lowr” to indicate lower level and then be assigned a three digit number where the beginning number shall represent the floor upon which the unit is located (e.g. all units in the first level below grade would be assigned three digit numbers beginning with 1, “Apt. Lowr 101”, units on the second level below grade would be assigned three digit numbers beginning with 2, “Apt. Lowr 201”).

  9. Should a remodel of a multiple-unit structure alter the number or configuration of units, the addresses of units within said structure shall be updated to remain in compliance with this section.

  10. Should a remodel of a single-unit structure create a multiple-unit structure, the addresses of units within said structure shall be updated to remain in compliance with this section.

  11. When unit designators are assigned to individual multifamily dwellings (including apartments and condominiums) the units shall use the unit type for apartment: “Apt.” or unit: “Unit”.

  12. When unit designators are assigned to individual dwellings/spaces in manufactured home parks, the units shall use the unit type for space: “Spc.”.

  13. When unit designators are assigned to individual commercial suites or tenant spaces within a commercial structure(s), the units shall use the unit type for suite: “Ste.”.

  14.  All other multiple unit structures not previously described shall contain a unit type which most closely identifies the unit’s use and which is in accordance with current USPS Published Standards.

Date Passed: Monday, November 14, 2016

Effective Date: Thursday, December 22, 2016

ORD C35452 Section 2