Section 25-41 Street names and numbers.


    (a) Names. Names of new streets shall not duplicate or sound like existing or platted street names in Boone County unless the new street is a continuation of an existing or platted street. Names of new streets shall not duplicate or sound like any established business or development in Boone County.  Names shall be easily spelled and pronounced.

    (b) Suffixes. All streets should conform to standard street suffixes as follows:

    (1)    Major thoroughfares designated as such in the transportation plan should be designated as boulevards or avenues, or other suffixes appropriate to the context.

    (2)    Thoroughfares of more than one thousand (1,000) feet should be designated as streets, avenues, drives or roads, or other suffixes appropriate to the context.

    (3)    Streets of less than one thousand (1,000) feet should be designated as courts, places, ways, circles, lanes or terraces, or other suffixes appropriate to the context.

    (c) Signs. Street signs shall be installed and readable from each direction of travel.

    (d) Addresses. Addresses shall be assigned to comply with the addressing system of the city. Garth Avenue shall be the north-south base line and the designation of north and south shall be indicated on either side of Broadway. Broadway shall be the east-west base line and the designation of east and west shall be shown on either side of Garth Avenue.

(Code 1964, § 19.543(7); Ord. No. 10099, § 1, 3-5-84; Ord. No. 14481, § 1, 5-15-95)