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Street Naming

The Town approves street names for roads within the Town of East Gwillimbury. 

How can I request a street name?

To request a street name, please complete the Street Name Nomination Form. In the form, please explain the reasons for the proposed names and the categories that the proposed name fits. The name must meet the requirements set out in the Street Naming Policy.  

Street naming policy guidelines

The Street Naming Policy provides guidelines for naming a street. All street names should fit into one of these categories:

  • Names of Individuals or Groups in Honour of their Outstanding Community Service or Historic Significance
  • Outstanding Canadian and/or local Veterans and Heroes
  • Natural Features and Botanical Names
  • Historic References
  • Miscellaneous

Street naming inventory and policies

Please find more information, including the related staff report to Council, as well as the updated policy:


Please contact the Planning Branch with any questions, or for alternate formats of the information on this page: 

Planning Branch
905-478-4283, ext. 1285