To assure a
consistent method for addresses in order to
assist emergency responders locate your
home, Grant County Emergency Management is
responsible for providing street addresses
for all residences, facilities and new
construction in Grant County if the
location is not within the boundaries of an
incorporated city or town. If you
require an address for a site within the
boundaries of an incorporated city or town,
contact your local city or town hall.
several pieces of information which we will
need to assign an address. Download the
Application Form for details.
Posting your Address
Posting of addresses is required by Grant County
ordinance 85-143-CC in order for fire, law
enforcement and medical personnel to find you
more quickly during an emergency.
You are required to post and
maintain your address number as described below:
shall be posted in a manner that can be read
from the county or private road providing
access to the addressed property.
posted on buildings shall be in colors
contrasting with the background in such a
manner and location as to be plainly visible
from the street.
numbers shall be minimum of four inches
(4”) in height. (Effective July 2010).
where the main building’s posted address is
not clearly visible from the adjacent road,
numerical designation shall be displayed
near the main entrance to the property upon
which the building is situated.
marker shall be posted at a height between
three feet (3’) and five feet (5’) within
three feet (3’) of where the county or
private road intersects your driveway
access, however, not in the county road
right-of-way. This means you need to post
your address numbers on your building and
where your driveway meets the road.
If you share
an access road or driveway with your
neighbor and your address numbers on your
house are not clearly visible from the
shared driveway, you need to additionally
post your address number at the location
where your property driveway intersects the
shared access road.
Grant County Emergency Management offers
reflective address signs and posts to help you
mark your driveway. Signs and posts cost $5
each, payable by either cash or check. Download
the address sign order form below.