When does a road need to be named?
All roads that serve three (3) or more addressable structures shall be named regardless of
whether the ownership is public or private. A “Road” refers to any highway, road, street,
avenue, lane, private way or similar paved, gravel, or dirt thoroughfare. A road name
assigned by Pitkin County shall not constitute or imply acceptance of the road as a public

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1. Why is there an address ordinance?
2. When does a road need to be named?
3. What is an Addressable Structure?
4. How are addresses assigned?
5. Can I choose my own Road Name?
6. My construction company is building a subdivision in the county. How do the roads being built get assigned names?
7. I am having a house built on my lot. How do I receive an address for my house?
8. I own a piece of property without a house or building on the lot. Do I need to obtain an address for the property?
9. Does my barn/workshop/garage need an address?
10. Do I need to display my address? How should I display my address?
11. Who do I need to inform of my newly assigned address?
12. What does it cost?