House Numbering

House Numbering is the system of giving a unique number to each building in a street or area, with the intention of making it easier to locate a particular building.

In Australia housing numbering is a local government responsibility.

Victorian Local Government Act 1989

Clause 5 of Schedule 10 of the Victorian Local Government Act 1989 gives Councils the "power to name roads, erect signs and require premises to be numbered."

Sub-clauses (1)(c) and (1)(d) state respectively that a Council may:

  • approve, assign and change the number of a road and any premises next to a road, and;
  • require people to number their premises and to renew those numbers.

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