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Your council tax, benefits or business rates accounts will be offline

From 4pm on Friday 31 March until 5pm on Monday 3 April you will not be able to access your council tax, benefits or business rates accounts on MyGuildford. This is whilst we run our year end processes. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Register addresses for new properties

We control the names of streets and properties in the borough. To decide on applications, we use:

  • our own street naming and numbering policy
  • the National Land and Property Gazetteer

Developers can apply to register an address for new or under construction properties.

If your development will include new streets, you can suggest one name for each street. We encourage you to use a historically relevant name. The name of a street should preserve a historic link to the land it's built on. If this is not possible it should link to the local area's history instead.

For each proposed street name, we consult with ward and parish councillors. Developers and consultees can comment on suggested names before we decide whether to approve them.

Register a new address

Read more information in:

  • the Public Health Act 1925 (sections 17, 18 and 19)
  • the Town Improvement Clauses Act 1847 (sections 64 and 65)