Policy and Procedures for Street Naming and Numbering

Street Numbering - Legislation

The street naming legislation covering England and Wales (excluding London) is contained in:

  • Section 64 and 65 of the Town Improvement Clauses Act 1847;
  • Section 160 of the Public Health Act 1875;
  • Section 21 of the Public Health Act 1907;
  • Section 17, 18 and 19 of the Public Health Act 1925;
  • The Local Government Act 1972.

East Northamptonshire Council has formally adopted the procedures under Section 64 and 65 of the Town Improvement Clauses Act 1847 for Street Numbering.

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