In the unincorporated area of the county, the responsibility for the issuance of street addresses shall be assigned to the staff of the County Plan Commission. I.C. 36-7-4-405 grants a plan commission the power to prescribe a numbering system, assign street numbers and approve the naming of all streets in platted subdivisions. The Plan Commission shall issue and keep a permanent record of all issued property addresses within its jurisdiction and share the addresses with local postal authorities and E-911 personnel. Determination of county road or highway names or changes in the names shall be the sole responsibility of the County Commissioners. The Plan Commission shall have a final approval in the naming of streets in platted subdivisions, mobile home parks, commercial or industrial business parks and the like under its jurisdiction. Local incorporated communities shall have final approval in the naming of roads and subdivisions streets located within their corporate boundaries.
(Ord. 6-1995, passed 3-10-1995)