Can I change my existing address?

Yes. A written request for a change of address assignment is required to be submitted by the deeded property owner(s) with all the required data from the Addressing Request Form. Any changes in addressing cannot affect the existing addressing sequence of other neighboring addressed properties. New addresses are assigned by the county’s official addressing grid and are not determined by the property owner(s). If requestor is located on a common drive, any changes must correspond to the existing addresses off the common drive. For example, if all dwellings along a common drive contain alphas (5601A, 5601B, etc.) and the request is to change to numeric addresses, all property owners on the common drive must request the change to become a numeric format addressing sequences. The GIS Document Shop does not have the power to change or require property owners to change addresses after an address has been issued. All addressing changes must be submitted with written notice of the change from the county on county letterhead to help applicant facilitate the change, such as notifying utilities, U.S. Post Office, Maryland State Assessment Office, etc.

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1. How long will it take me to obtain my new address?
2. Can I change my existing address?
3. Can I have an address for my outbuilding, workshop, home business, etc?
4. I am a resident building a new home. What information do I need to obtain a new address?
5. I am in a hurry and cannot apply for a permit until I have an address and the documentation required on the address form is unavailable. Can the address request be submitted without this requirement?
6. How do I get an address for a new tenant house on my farm?
7. Why do I need to use the address assigned by Frederick County and why is it important?
8. Can I create my own address number by picking a close address number to my current number or add an alphanumeric letter to my address for an additional residence or business on my property?
9. How are addresses assigned in Frederick County?
10. I am a developer. Can I pick an address number that my client would like?