Visible Street Address Numbers Requirement

The Village of Sebring would like to remind community members that visible street address numbers are extremely important and required on all buildings and structures. This includes all residential, commercial and/or industrial properties and is for safety purposes. The Village of Sebring’s ordinance wording is as follows:


   All buildings and structures, whether residential, commercial and/or industrial, shall be adequately and properly identified for the purpose of facilitating the rendering of public services by the Police Department, the Fire Department, and the Department of Public Service.

(Ord. 30-2020.  Passed 7-27-20.)



   (a)    All buildings and structures shall display a street address number, posted near or on the entrance door facing the street, with numerals at least four inches in height on a contrasting background so as to be clearly visible from the streets.

   (b)    In addition to the street address numbers near or on the front entrance door, every building unit located more than seventy-five from the street shall also display a set of clearly visible street address numbers near the driveway entrance to the building unit.

   (c)    In the event of special circumstances due to the location of the building unit, entrance or driveway, the Fire Chief shall determine where such street address numbers shall be displayed to facilitate ready location of such building unit.

   (d)    In the event script numbers are used, in addition an additional set of block type Arabic numerals shall appear in a conspicuous place.

(Ord. 30-2020.  Passed 7-27-20.)