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Street Naming and Municipal Addressing

The City of Windsor is responsible for the naming and re-naming of streets within the city, as well as municipal address numbering and re-numbering of properties and buildings.

The Development Section of the Planning Department is responsible for the assignment/change of addresses to existing property records. 

Commemorative Poppy

In 2005, poppy symbols were added to street signs for a number of streets that were named after battles Canadians fought during the war.  Streets marked with the poppy include:

  • Ypres, Vimy, Lens, Dieppe, Alsace, Lorraine, Arras, Amiens, St. Julien, Somme and Verdun

For general information, call 311 or download a copy of the Street Naming & Address Numbering Brochure which answers many of the most commonly asked questions.

For detailed inquiries, contact:

Planning Department
Suite 210, 350 City Hall Square East
Windsor, Ontario, Canada, N9A 6S1
Phone: (519) 255-6543
Fax: (519) 255-6544
Email: planningdept@citywindsor.ca