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Help Us, Help You: Address Guidelines

Help Us, Help You: Address Guidelines

Address Guidelines:

Visible addresses on homes can help firefighters find you quickly in an emergency.  We always want to be able to respond to your call for help as quickly as possible. Help us in locating you by following our recommended guidelines for keeping your address visible.

  • Use block style numbers that are at least 4” tall on single-family residential housing.
  • Have numbers that contrast from the immediate background.
  • Be sure the address numbers are clearly visible from the street (check it out yourself).
  • Do a self-inspection and be sure all the numbers are still in place.
  • If your home is located a distance from the roadway, it is important to post the address on a fence or other structure that is easily visible from the street.
  • Maintain address numbers. Check the paint or overgrowth of bushes/shrubs that might prevent them from being clearly visible.
  • Make sure the address numbers are well lit and easily seen at night.

Just remember, we can’t help you if we can’t find you!