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  • Address Display Requirements

    MINIMUM ADDRESS DISPLAY STANDARDS PER SECTION 18.83.050 OF THE PIMA COUNTY CODE

    (Address must be displayed prior to calling for a building inspection)

    Detached Residential 

    • Structures < 50 feet from the curb require 3” (recommended 6”) numbers displayed on the building (visible from primary access)
    • Structures > 50 feet from the curb require 3” (recommended 6”) numbers displayed a minimum of 35: above the ground at the primary access point

    Apartments

    • Entrance numbers shall be 12” and Building numbers shall be 15”
    • Apartment number ranges displayed below building numbers shall be 8”
    • Apartment number ranges displayed on signage near the building shall be 2”
    • Apartment numbers shall be 3” on outside entrances and 1” for interior hallways
    • Number ranges required on buildings or signage

    Commercial 

    • Buildings < 50 feet from the curb require 12” numbers displayed on the buildings
    • Buildings > 50 feet from the curb require 15” numbers displayed on the buildings
    • Tenant suite numbers shall be 3” (placed on or above primary entrance)
    • Address range must be displayed in 12” numbers on the building

    RV and Mobile Home Parks 

    • Entrance numbers shall be 12”; Building numbers shall be 6” and Space numbers shall be 3”

    General Requirements

    • All above number sizes are minimums• Addresses shall be displayed and visible from both street directions of approaching vehicles• Permanent numbers and letters shall be made of durable and clearly visible material such as wood, metal, ceramic, plastic and vinyl
    • Numbers shall have a minimum proportion ratio of 6:1 (height to width)
    • Numbers cannot be spelled out
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    Daniel Ice
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