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The Township previously had alphanumeric addresses, which was problematic for many users including utility companies, emergency services personnel, Canada Post and personal GPS navigation devices. In 2010 the Township undertook a municipal addressing project to address these issues and developed a Municipal Addressing Policy to guide future addressing requests.

Policy Highlights

  • Vacant lands are not assigned a municipal address until such a time that a building permit is issued.
  • Addresses consist of 5 digits.
  • Even numbers are allotted for the North and West sides of the street.
  • Odd numbers are allotted for the South and East sides of the street.
  • Addresses are allocated to the street unto which the entrance way is constructed.


The fee for a new address is $125 and is collected during the submission of a building permit. The fee covers the cost of the materials and installation of the green address sign as well as administrative costs for notifying all relevant agencies of a new municipal address.


Municipal Addressing Policy