Complex – Three or more buildings on a single parcel.
Complex Map – A visual representation of a complex in plan view denoting the location of buildings, building designations, access roadways, and other features required by the fire code official.
Flag Lot – A lot so shaped that the buildable area (the “flag”) is not adjacent to the street or alley on which the lot fronts, and which includes a private access strip (the “pole”) connecting the buildable area to the street or alley.
Monument Sign – Permanently installed sign visible to the public that provides addressing and premise identification as required by the fire code official.
Addresses are assigned by Hillsboro Planning Department.
All premises shall have approved address numbers, building numbers, unit/suite designations or other approved identification placed so as to be plainly legible from the street or road fronting the property.
- Be made so as to contrast with its background.
- Be composed of Arabic numbers or alphabetical letters.
- Be positioned at a minimum of 80 inches above grade.
- Be internally or externally illuminated at night an intensity of not less than 5.0 foot-candles.
|General||6 inches||1 inch|
|Greater than 50 feet from right-of-way||12 inches||2 inches|
|One- and two-family dwelling||4 inches||0.5 inch|
|Range of building address numbers||12 inches||2 inches|
|Suite||6 inches||1 inch|
Monuments, Poles or Signs
If access is via private road and the building cannot be easily seen from the public right-of-way, a monument, pole or other sign shall be used to identify the structure.
Buildings with multiple addresses and suites shall provide a monument at the primary entrance with additional signage on each building indicating the address range of the building and the location of each suite.
ComplexesA premise map shall be installed at the primary vehicle entrance into the complex. The address of the complex and each building shall be noted on this map at a minimum.
Timing of Installation
Address numbers shall be installed prior to occupancy of any new or existing building.
Address signage shall be provided at each entrance to the site. If there are multiple buildings being constructed, a temporary premise map showing the location and designation of each building shall also be provided. All signage shall be of an approved size, be weather resistant, and be maintained until replaced by permanent signage.