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Naming Roads and Places

Appropriate naming is essential to identify locations for providing service, delivering goods and emergency services. Names are also an important part of Banyule's cultural heritage.

As the naming authority for roads and features within the municipality we carry out the formal process for naming and renaming.

Naming request for places, features, localities and roads in Banyule must adhere to:

Suggest a name

Anyone and any organisation may request a place or road be named or renamed. All requests must be in writing and include:

  • Background information and the reason for the proposal
  • Contact details of the proposer(s), and information concerning support from members or groups of the community.

Naming requests can be made by contacting us at:

  • Property Services
    Banyule City Council
    PO Box 94 

Before submitting a request you're welcome to speak with our property services team on 9490 4222 to discuss your naming proposal.