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Install high-visibility address numbers to meet standards

Home Evaluation Tip

Address numbers must be displayed where they will be visible and legible from the street. 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 visible?

Address numbers should be made visible to help responders easily identify your home, which could improve 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.