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Register new addresses on existing streets

This page gives you advice on registering a new address.

  • New (single/multiple) residential dwelling/s on an existing named or un-numbered street/s
  • Splitting of a property into flats or annexes
  • New (single/multiple) business/es oo an existing named or un-numbered street/s
  • Where possible, Cornwall Council will allocate a house number or devise a numbering scheme
  • Avoid names that have already been used within the local area and/or try to avoid the same names but with a different suffix i.e. naming a house CHAPEL HOUSE which sits next door to CHAPEL COTTAGE and THE CHAPEL.
  • Do not use offensive, racist, rude, anagrams or numeric names.  
  • Cornwall Council encourages the use of Cornish and/or the local history/heritage when choosing a name.