Marathon County Uniform Addressing

Who determines which community keeps a duplicate/similar name?

CPZ developed criteria from the Municipal Advisory Group to determine which community would keep a duplicate or similar road name. The following criteria is prioritized with #1 being the highest priority:

1. Number of intersections: Roads with a higher number of cross streets would require more intersection signs.

2. Connectivity: A road may connect multiple municipalities.

3. Length of Road

4. Geographical Significance: Reference to a physical feature in the community/area

5. Historical Significance: Cultural or historical aspects of the community's history.

6. Number of addresses: Current number of addresses located on the segment of road.

Who determines which community keeps a duplicate/similar name?

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