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NSW Addressing polices and guidelines

The GNB in 2013 commenced working with NSW stakeholders to develop a suite of policies and guidelines.

The policies and guidelines were required to clarify roles and responsibilities related to addressing, streamline addressing processes and ensure a consistent, quality and service-driven approach to address management in NSW.

After extensive consultation, the final documents outlined below were endorsed by the GNB on 31 March 2015.

NSW Address Policy and NSW Addressing User Manual

NSW Address Policy (PDF 183.3 KB) 31 March 2015

NSW Addressing User Manual (PDF 3.5 MB) 31 September 2016

NSW Retrospective Address Policy (PDF 158.1 KB) 31 March 2015

The Road Naming Policy and the NSW Road Naming Procedure and Process is superseded by the NSW Address Policy and the NSW Addresssing User Manual.

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More information

Specific information about the user manual for developers, planners, surveyors, local, state and federal government and data users is listed below.

Information for surveyors, developers and planners

NSW addresssing information

Information for government agencies

NSW addresssing information

Information for data users

NSW addresssing information

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