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The address of a property is
increasingly becoming a very important issue. Organisations, postal
and emergency services, and the general public, need an efficient
means of referencing and locating properties.
Dacorum Borough Council is
the Street Naming and Numbering Authority for the Dacorum area. It
carries out these functions under the provisions of the Public
Health Act 1925 as amended by the Local Government Act 1972.
The Address Management
service provides the principal point of contact for all address
issues. These include:
- Addresses for new developments and
- Change of house name
- Adding a house name to a numbered
- Renaming streets and renumbering
- Address problems and queries
- Cleansing the Local Land and Property
If you are a developer of a
new property, you should contact the Address Management section as
soon as you start work on site.
A single property or small
development will usually be named and numbered into the existing
street. A larger development will require a new development and/or
Once the address issued, the
information is sent to all public utilities, emergency services, H
M Land Registry, Hertfordshire County Council and all relevant
Dacorum Borough Council departments. You will also be sent a copy
of the registered address from which we would ask you to inform
your prospective purchasers of their new property address.
For further information,
comments, enquiries or complaints, please contact the Address
Management Section: email@example.com
Please see the Address
Management policy adopted by Dacorum Borough Council.
Policy (PDF 98 KB, opens in new window)