You can change your house name or register a new residential or business address.

The council makes a charge of £147 to change a house name.

If your property has a number, there is a charge of £147 to add or change a house name, but the number must be retained and used.

There is no charge to register a new development (this includes property conversions/flats).

There is a charge of £147 per plot for changes to new developments which have already been officially named and numbered.

Data Protection

Any personal information which you provide will be held and used by East Devon District Council for the purpose of processing your address application. Your information may also be shared within East Devon District Council for the purposes of carrying out our lawful functions. Otherwise your personal information will not be disclosed to anybody outside East Devon District Council without your permission, unless there is a lawful reason to do so, for example disclosure is necessary for crime prevention or detection purposes. Your information will be held securely and will not be retained for any longer than is necessary. There are a number of rights available to you in relation to our use of your personal information, depending on the reason for processing. For further details please email: