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Street naming and numbering policy and guidelines

Published: 2020-01-27 Updated: 2020-01-27 Subject: Planning

Planning policy and guidelines

We have statutory powers to ensure that all streets and properties in our district have appropriate names and correct numbers. This applies to the following:

  • Naming of new streets and numbering properties on that street
  • Renaming an existing street or renumbering existing properties on a street
  • Numbering or naming a new property
  • Renaming or renumbering an existing property

You can find formal principles and the legal basis for this in our Street Naming and Numbering Policy . Our Guidelines provide more detail on how streets names and numbers are allocated, and give guidance to developers on suitable names.

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