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This road name has been previously rejected.
This road name has been previously submitted and is not recommended.
27.9.2 Inappropriate Road Names
Road name may contain an offensive word.
Roads names shall not be names that are
generally considered inappropriate or offensive.
27.9.3 Confusing, Common, or Generic Road Names
Road name contains seasons, weather, tree species, common animal names,
colors, or geographic features.
Road names that are
confusing, common, or generic shall not be used. Proposed names shall also be
rejected if one of the principal words in the name has already been used several
times. In an effort to keep road names distinct and short, roads named after
seasons, weather, tree species, common animal names, colors, or geographic
features shall not be used, even within a compound road name.
27.9.4 Similar Sounding Road Name
Roads names shall not sound similar or
duplicate, even if the spelling is different, to any other official road name found in
Boone County, either incorporated or unincorporated areas.
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27.9.5 Road Name Length
Character limit reached.
Road names shall be eighteen characters (including
spaces) or less in length. The Boone County Planning and Building Inspection
Director or his designee may allow an existing official road name, exceeding
eighteen characters, to be used as the official name provided the new road
segment is an extension of the existing road to comply with Section 27.9.11, to
maintain road name continuity.
27.9.6 Root Road Name Spacing
Root road name contains more than 1 word.
Root road names shall be no more than two
words to eliminate unnecessary spacing. For example, Nighthawk Dr would be
preferred as opposed to Night Hawk Dr since the compression does not cause
27.9.7 Numeric Road Names
Numbers must be spelled out when 10 or less.
Road greater than 10 names must be digits followed by the appropriate suffix.
Numeric road names through tenth shall be
spelled out. Roads higher than tenth shall be named with numbers and include the
appropriate suffix: th, rd, st, or nd. For example, 14th shall be used instead of
Fourteenth or 14.
27.9.8 Abbreviations and Punctuation of Road Names
Road name cannot contain punctuation.
The following is a list
of the only accepted abbreviations: I, HWY, RTE, or St. No other words shall be
abbreviated in a road name and no punctuation, including possessives such as
Scott's Blvd, is to be used as otherwise specified in these regulations.
|Interstate Highway 70
|US Highway 63
|Old Highway 63
||Old HWY 63
|State Highway 124
|State Route E
|State Highway EE
27.9.9 Geographic Directions as Part of Road Names
Road name contains a geographic direction.
shall not be used as part of the road name. While these do exist, such as Southgate
St, North Shore Dr, South Cedar Lake Dr, Waterfront Dr South, or Southwest
Way, this practice shall be avoided in future developments. To eliminate
confusion, the use of north, south, east, west, and any variations shall be reserved
for prefix use only. For example, when verbally giving an address, it would be
impossible to distinguish between Northshore Dr and N Shore Dr.
27.9.10 Road Types as Part of Road Names
Road name contains a road type.
A road type shall not be used as
part of the root road name even if included in a proposed compound root road
name. For example, a road named Dustytrail Dr shall not be allowed since Trail
and Drive are both road types. Section 27.10 covers the standard for road
abbreviations types for Avenue, Court, Ridge, and Boulevard.
27.10 Standards for Road Type Assignment
Please omit the road type.
All road segments shall have a
standard road type assigned by the addressing authority.