Title 15 - Chapter 15.54 - Addressing Standards Adopted

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15.54.010 Numbering of Buildings Required.

It shall be the duty of all owners or occupants of all buildings situated in the unincorporated areas of Pueblo County to number them in the manner herein provided.  (Res. 11-105)

15.54.020 Number specifications; defacing.

Buildings shall have approved address numbers, building numbers, or approved building identification placed in a position that is plainly legible and visible from the street or road fronting the property. These numbers shall contrast with their background. Address numbers shall be Arabic numbers or alphabetical letters. Numbers shall be a minimum of 4 inches (102 mm) high with a minimum stroke width of 1/2 inch (12.7 mm). Where access is by means of a private road and the building address cannot be viewed from the public way, a monument, pole or other sign or means shall be used to identify the structure.  (Res. 11-105)

15.54.030 Numbering System.

The address numbering system shall have a point of reference of First Street and Santa Fe Avenue in the City of Pueblo. From that point of reference, street numbers shall comply with the Pueblo City-County Addressing Standards, published May 2010, on file in the Office of the County Clerk, or as subsequently amended by resolution of the Board of County Commissioners. (Res. 11-105)

15.54.040 Naming of Streets and Roads.

As more fully described in Section IV. E. of the Standards, names will be assigned to prevent duplication and with due consideration for potential public safety implications. (Res. 11-105)

15.54.050 Exception.

Naming of streets and roads by Board of County Commissioners.                  

The Board of County Commissioners, after due consideration and application of the Standards herein, may exercise its discretion to name a street or road or approve the name of any road or street recommended by the Building Official in unincorporated Pueblo County upon notice given to the Building Official.  (Res. 11-105)

15.54.060 Official Responsible; Notice to Owner.

The street naming and numbering of properties shall be under the supervision and control of the Building Official.  The Building Official may consult with and receive advice and recommendations from any county department or other governmental entity when determining street names and addresses.  The Building Official is authorized and directed to notify the owner and occupant of any change of a building number.  Any person who is the owner or occupant of any building in the unincorporated areas of Pueblo County who shall fail, refuse or neglect, for the period of ten (10) days after notice upon him or her by an officer of the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office, to number such building in accordance with such notice, shall be subject to a penalty as provided in Section 15.04.110 of this Code.  Such notice shall assign the proper number to be placed upon the building by the owner or occupant thereof and shall also give specific directions as to all requirements with respect to such numbering. (Res. 11-105)

15.54.070 Appeals and Authority of Board of Appeals.

The administration, structure, and scope of authority of the Board of Appeals as identified in Section 4-1-6 and Section 4-1-8 of the City Ordinance (as now or as may be amended) shall apply to any decision of the Building Official made pursuant to this Code Section. (Res. 11-105)