Why is a 911 address required?

Requirement of a 911 address is a NC Statute as well as a county ordinance. Posting your house number is crucial to emergency responders in locating you in your time of need. Remember, Enhanced 911 only tells the 911 Telecommunicators where you are. This information has to then be relayed to the responding units. Posting your house numbers makes you much easier to find during an emergency.

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1. How do I apply for a 911 address?
2. How are 911 addresses assigned?
3. Why is a 911 address required?
4. How do I post my address number?
5. I received a letter or phone call about my address being changed. Why?
6. Who do I contact if my address is changed?
7. Do I need a new deed if my address changed?
8. What is this Next Generation 911 I’ve been hearing about?
9. Who do I call if my road sign has been stolen or knocked down?