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Information for surveyors, developers and planners

Surveyors, planners and developers should consult with relevant local government authorities when selecting road names for plans of subdivisions.

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Reference Guide - Addressing for surveyors (PDF 2.3 MB)

Reference Guide - Addressing for Developers (PDF 949.7 KB)

NSW Address Policy (PDF 183.3 KB)

NSW Addressing User Manual (PDF 4.4 MB)

Guide to the NSW Addressing User Manual

Chapter 1 - User Manual Introduction

General information introducing the key concepts of addressing

Chapter 2 - NSW Address Policy

Overview of addressing requirements for NSW

Chapter 3 - Governance Functions and Custodianship Roles

Details of functions and roles that all stakeholders involved in addressing are expected to undertake.

Surveyors, planners and developers should see section 3.1 Governance - Data Producers and section 3.5 - Custodianship - Data Producers

Chapter 4 - NSW Address Database Metadata and Attributes

Information related to address data and the NSW Address Database

Chapter 5 - Address Data Verification and Usage

Accessing and using address data

Chapter 6 - Addressing Principles

Specific information relating to assignment of address numbers, road names and locality boundaries as per the requirements of AS/NZS 4819: Rural and Urban Addressing

Chapter 7 - Addressing Procedures

Requirements for engaging with stakeholders, particularly local government

Chapter 8 - Addressing Processes

Set of 7 processes which can be used to assign addresses and provide data to local government. Surveyors, planners and developers should see process AP 5 - Addressing - Development and Subdivision

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