Please be aware that there may be interruptions to our online planning service (Public Access) up until April 2019 due to essential work to prepare for changing to a new West Suffolk Council on 1 April 2019.
A high standard in street naming and the naming or numbering of properties is essential, as it allows:
The Public Health Act 1925 (sections 17 to 19) places a statutory obligation on councils to supply and maintain correct addressing for every street within the authority. All names and numbers are issued in accordance with our street naming and numbering procedure which establishes the rules around the processing of:
All elements of an address except the postcode and postal town are defined by Forest Heath District Council or St Edmundsbury Borough Council. Royal Mail will assign a postcode only when the council has notified them of the official address. There is a charge for the non-statutory provision of our service, for information please see our schedule of charges
To apply for street naming and numbering you will need to contact the relevant council in West Suffolk, to check who that is visit: Gov.UK, find your local council
Once we have received your application we will:
To report a missing or damaged street name plate, call Property Services on 01284 757319 or email email@example.com