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Install high-contrast and reflective address numbers to meet standards

Home Evaluation Tip

Address numbers must be at least 4″ tall and displayed on a contrasting background. Reflective and/or illuminated numbers are best for visibility at night or in smoky conditions. Numbers painted on a curb do not meet this requirement.

Why does my address need to be more visible?

Address numbers should be made visible to help first responders easily identify your home, which could improve/reduce their response time.

Reflective/illuminated numbers are best for visibility at night or in smoky conditions.

What do I do about it?

Repaint or replace address numbers to be at least 4 inches tall and displayed on a contrasting background. Reflective and/or illuminated numbers are best for visibility at night or in smoky conditions.