House Numbering By-Law
The regulations regarding posting a street number is governed by the Hamilton General Bylaws: Chapter 12, Sections 9 & 10 and the Building Code. The Building Code states the following:
Address numbers shall contrast with the background, and be a minimum of 4 inches in height and a ½ inch minimum brush stroke width and be plainly visible from the road fronting the property. When the address cannot be viewed from the public way, a monument, pole or other sign shall be used to identify the structure.