Funds collected by a 65 cents per month telephone user charge on your local phone bill purchases and maintains elements of the enhanced 911 communication system. This system also cooperates with the County Building Inspectors, the U.S. Postal Service, E911 Communications, and the local telephone carriers.
Obtaining Your 911 Address
The following steps are necessary in order to receive your 911 address:
- Complete and submit a Building Permit Application
- Establish a driveway at the property
Staff calculates the address based on mileage to your established driveway. Your address cannot be determined by phone. It is also not possible to address vacant land. The approximate turn-around time for receiving your new 911 address is approximately one week after the above steps are complete. It is very important to post your new 911 address on your home or business in a visible place. Your address is used for quick identification by the postal service, rescue squad, emergency medical services, fire departments and law enforcement officials that serve your city or community.