House Number

House Numbers Must Be 4" Tall

You house number should be printed in numbers that are NO LESS THAN 4" TALL and in a contrasting color from your house color.
  • Your house numbers should be visible up to 150 feet, from all angles.
  • Be sure your house numbers can be seen at night.
  • Keep your numbers clearly visible throughout the year.
  • As a test, ask neighbors, friends, or service people who visit your home if they saw your house numbers easily.
  • Encourage family, friends, and neighbors to post their house numbers, too!

Why You Need House Numbers

In case of an emergency, dial 9-1-1, "0" for operator or your local emergency number whenever you need help for the following.

Fire Emergencies
  • House Fires / Smoke
  • Workplace Fires
  • Apartment / High Rise Fires
  • Chimney Fires
  • Wild Fires
  • Brush Fires
  • Arson
  • Burglary

Accident Emergencies

  • Vehicular Accidents
  • Drownings
  • Residential Disturbances
  • Outdoor Electrical Emergencies
  • Industrial Accidents

Medical Emergencies

  • Heart Attacks
  • Strokes
  • Seizures
  • Child Birth
  • Electrocution
  • Chocking
  • Poisoning

Hazardous Emergencies

  • Power Line Dangers
  • Gas Leaks
  • Natural Disasters
Ruler with 4 inches marked

Arrow pointing at 4 inch mark