Property Address, Place Names

Council is the authority responsible for the approval of all property address changes within the North Sydney LGA, and our policy is:

D5-43 Property Addressing Policy (105KB)


General addressing principles are outlined in this Property Addressing Information Sheet (259KB)

Decisions are made in accordance with the NSW Addressing User Manual, however, allowances may be made in exceptional circumstances.

Customers are able to make formal requests to change street or unit numbering in writing, to the email address below.

Please note that standard Council fees and charges will apply for the administration involved in this task.

Each request will be assessed on it’s individual merit and approval will be granted or denied accordingly.

Enquiries regarding addressing should be sent to or by phone to our IT GIS staff on 9936 8100.


Road and Place Naming

This policy below helps with deciding what names to use, and outlines some best practice:

D2-09 Road and Place Naming Policy (159KB)

Naming Nomination Form (149KB)


Guiding principles also should help reach a decision. Please use the correct form (above) in any formal request. 


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