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17.92.030 Designation of Streets, Avenues, Boulevards and Drives.

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 161984 and 177028, effective December 14, 2002.)

A. All streets within the corporate limits of the City running in an easterly and westerly direction shall hereafter be designated as "streets," and all streets running in a northerly and southerly direction shall be designated as "avenues." Streets lying between two consecutively numbered streets shall be designated as "place" and shall take the lesser number of said two numbered streets. The terms "drive," "court," "lane," "terrace" or "way" may be used to designate winding or circuitous streets. Scenic, arterial or greenscape streets may be designated as "boulevards" or "drives" in lieu of the term "streets" or "avenues."

B. All streets shall be designated by one name for the entire length.