REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA
THE TERRITORIAL ADMINISTRATIVE UNITS
OF THE REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA
AND THEIR BOUNDARIES
Article 9. Giving to and Changing of the Names of the Residential Areas and Objects Located therein
The names to residential areas shall be given and they shall be changed by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania on the proposal of the municipal council, taking into consideration the proposals of the local inhabitants.
Streets, buildings, structures and other objects owned by municipalities and lying in their territory shall be named or their names shall be changed by the decision of the relevant municipal council, upon the approval by the State Commission of the Lithuanian Language (Amended on 14 September 1995).
The names to facilities belonging to the state shall be given and they shall be changed by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania.
Buildings attributed streets in the residential area and appartments shall be numbered or their numbers shall be changed by the executive bodies of local authorities. The procedure for numbering, changing of the numbers and registration shall be established by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania.
The names of streets, buildings and other facilities shall be registered in accordance with the procedure established by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania. (Amended on 14 September 1995).
President of the Republic
19 July 1994
(As amended by 14 September 1995)
Source: Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania, Document Search