​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Robert E. Lee and S**** Peak Drive Renaming Process​

On Nov. 18, the Phoenix City Council unanimously approved new names for Robert E. Lee Street and S**** Peak Drive. The Council approved Desert Cactus Street to replace Robert E. Lee and approved Piestewa Peak Drive to replace S**** Peak Drive. The effective date for the new names  is March 1, 2021.

The Council previously approved a policy to reimburse residents for any costs to update their addresses. Property owners and residents should time their own address updating to occur within 30-45 days or so of the March 1, 2021 effective date.

Below are online resources to assist individuals and business owners with address updates. Staff at the Phoenix Public Library also are offering live concierge phone assistance to residents during normal business hours.

Call 602-262-4636 for assistance.  


 

Address Change Resources for Individuals

The city will notify USPS, which will update their database to ensure that any mail sent to an address with the previous street name will be delivered to the address under the new street name. The city will also notify the Police, Fire, City Clerk, Finance, Law, Neighborhood Services, Planning and Development, Street Transportation, and Water Services Departments, Maricopa County Recorder, Maricopa County Assessor, Arizona Public Service, Salt River Project, Southwest Gas, Cox Communications, Century Link, Federal Express, United Parcel Service, and private mapping services such as Google, Bing, Yahoo, MapQuest and Wide World of Maps.

Please note, taxpayer identification information is required by the City of Phoenix to process a payment to a business or a person. The information requested enables the City to verify by IRS TIN match the accuracy of the name and SSN/EIN.  Additionally, the City of Phoenix is required by federal tax law to file information returns to certain non-exempt payees on various transactions.  In order to comply with IRS regulations, we must have a correct Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) on file, otherwise payments can be subject to backup withholding and possible penalties.

Street Renaming Cost Reimbursement Form (PDF)

 

Address Change Resources for Business

The city will notify USPS, which will update their database to ensure that any mail sent to an address with the previous street name will be delivered to the address under the new street name. The city will also notify the Police, Fire, City Clerk, Finance, Law, Neighborhood Services, Planning and Development, Street Transportation, and Water Services Departments, Maricopa County Recorder, Maricopa County Assessor, Arizona Public Service, Salt River Project, Southwest Gas, Cox Communications, Century Link, Federal Express, United Parcel Service, and private mapping services such as Google, Bing, Yahoo, MapQuest and Wide World of Maps.

Please note, taxpayer identification information is required by the City of Phoenix to process a payment to a business or a person. The information requested enables the City to verify by IRS TIN match the accuracy of the name and SSN/EIN.  Additionally, the City of Phoenix is required by federal tax law to file information returns to certain non-exempt payees on various transactions.  In order to comply with IRS regulations, we must have a correct Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) on file, otherwise payments can be subject to backup withholding and possible penalties.

Street Renaming Cost Reimbursement Form (PDF)