The County Surveyor's Office processes applications for private street name changes.
After the application and supporting documents are submitted to the County Surveyor, the application is reviewed for compliance with the existing County policy. If the application conforms to the County policy, which includes pre-approval by County Communications (911) and the U.S. Postal Service, property owners within 300 feet of the street proposed for the name change are notified, and a public hearing is held.
The County Surveyor makes the final decision. The decision is communicated to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, County Communications, the County Assessor, the Registrar of Voters, the U. S. Postal Service, property owners within 300 feet, and the Building Inspection Office. Property owners are responsible for notifying their own mail contacts of the new street name.
On occasion, the Building Inspection Office may change the house numbers on the street at the same time, to correct out of order numbers and to conform to the County house numbering system.