Addressing

Addressing is a critically important to 911 and the county's emergency responders. While addressing is a function most people never think about, a street address is the best and quickest way for an emergency responder to find a house or business during an emergency.

  • The addressing staff have many responsibilities, below is an example of a few:
  • Assigns street addresses to new and existing residential and commercial properties.
  • Maintains a countywide single address database, which is not only used by Public Safety Communications, but by all departments in the county.
  • Coordinates with each municipality to ensure consistency of addressing data countywide.
  • Reviews and approves all subdivision and street names to ensure that there are no duplicates within the county
  • Corrects addressing errors that are found by emergency responders or 911 communicators, and works with Departments, the municipalities and property owners to ensure addresses and streets are properly posted.
  • Click here for Address application.