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We collect your Name, address, telephone number and email address.


The information is collected by Street Naming and Numbering, Mid Devon District Council, Phoenix House, Phoenix Lane, Tiverton


We collect your information on the Street Naming and Numbering application form and transfer it to our computer system


We have a statutory duty under the Public Health Act 1925 section 17, 18 and 19 for the administration and approval of house numbering/naming schemes throughout the district. In order to process your application we will require your contact details.


Your personal contact information is used to contact you should there be queries whilst processing your application and to confirm to you your official address and postcode when your application is complete.


Your personal contact details and your new/updated address are shared with the Local Land and Property Gazetteer team and Council Tax/ Non Domestic Rates. Once complete, the new/updated address details (not your personal contact details) are shared with other services within Mid Devon District Council including Electoral Registration, Building Control, Waste Services, and Planning. The new/updated address (not your personal contact details) will also be shared externally with Royal Mail and National Land and Property Gazetteer.


All ICT systems are accredited to Public Service Network standards with access restricted to relevant staff. All paper records are stored securely and we have a clear desk policy


The new/updated address details are retained permanently on our computer system. Your personal contact details will be removed after a period of up to two years from completion of your new/updated address.



Mid Devon District Council
Street Naming and Numbering
Phoenix House
Phoenix Lane
Tiverton EX16 6PP
Tel: 01884 234309 or 234250
Email: 1135SNN@middevon.gov.uk

Note: The allocation of an official address is the responsibility of the Local Authority. Royal Mail is responsible for allocating the postcode and post town. Mid Devon District Council will obtain this service from Royal Mail and provide the customer with a complete postal address.


Your details (address to which correspondence will be sent)

Change of house name (a fee of £31.00 is payable)

If your property has no street number and is known by name only changes have to be registered officially through the Local Authority. Once an official address is confirmed we will notify all Council departments. You will need to notify all personal correspondents (e.g. banks, building societies and utility companies).
Important: Where a property has been issued a street number this will have to be retained in the address.

I confirm that I am the registered owner of the above property

Important:(We cannot formally change a property name/address where the property is in the process of being purchased, that is, until the completion of contracts. Please email us to confirm when completion has taken place)