Decision details

Street Naming and Numbering - review of policy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To update the street naming and numbering policy to reflect proposed changes regarding street naming



1.       Paragraph 1.7 of this report be reviewed, and Members consider whether very exceptional circumstances should be inserted into the policy;

a) In the event of Cabinet deciding that it should be inserted, to add ‘Exceptions to this will need to be approved by Cabinet’ after ‘Streets should not be named after living individuals’;

2.       Taking into account recommendations 1 and 1a above, the draft Street Naming and Numbering Policy as provided at Appendix 2 of this report, with any amendments arising, be approved;

3.       Authority be delegated to the Director of Planning, in consultation with the Cabinet Member Customer and Regulatory Services, to make any minor changes to the policy should further best practice emerge.

Contact: Tracey Birkinshaw, Director of Community & Economic Development Email: [email protected] Email: [email protected].

Report author: Charlotte Harber

Publication date: 07/04/2022

Date of decision: 05/04/2022

Decided at meeting: 05/04/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 15/04/2022

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