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6 - Application to Allocate a House Number, Renumber or Remove a House Number to an Existing Property

The Public Health Act 1925: Sections 17 & 18

Please complete this form if you have:

  • Add a house number to an existing named property
  • Change a house number to an existing property
  • Remove a house number from an existing named property
Guidance notes

Step 1 - Complete the online form below and submit with the following documents:

  • Site location plan
  • Make payment online or by calling the payments line on 01629 761166 to pay by credit/debit card.
  • Necessary evidence if required
Step 2 - Once application received, the District Council will:
  • Check the numbering sequence on the existing street
  • Consult with the Royal Mail to ensure they do not have any objections
Once agreement has been reached on a property number the District Council will:
  • Update our address database
  • Notify relevant parties
  • Send a letter of confirmation of Postal Address to the applicant
  • The property number should always be displayed on the property and quoted as part of the address in all correspondence.
  • Property numbers will only be removed from a property address if evidence can be provided by the owner that the existing number is causing problems, or if the surrounding properties are not numbered.
  • If the above evidence can be provided and it is agreed in principal to remove a number from a property address, the property in question must already be named. If not the owner will need to complete an application form to ‘allocate a house name to an existing property’ prior to this application being officially approved and the appropriate fees will required.
The District Council can be contacted on 01629 761168 or by email on addressmanagement@derbyshiredales.gov.uk
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Please note that house numbers are not removed from property addresses unless evidence can be provided that it is causing a problem or the surrounding properties are not numbered either.
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All personal information provided to Derbyshire Dales District Council will be held and treated in confidence in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. It will only be used for the purpose it was given and never sold to a third party.
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