Contacting your Neighbours

Council does not provide adjoining owners' details.

Here are some steps you can take to contact your neighbours:


Step 1. Completed the ‘Neighbour Contact Request Form’ to enable Council to refer to your request for adjoining property owner details to the relevant property owner/s so they can contact you if they wish to discuss the matter.  

  • Narrabri Shire Council takes the privacy of individuals seriously and will not release personal information without permission. 

Step 2. Talk to the tenant or managing agent

  • If your neighbour's property is rented out, you could try asking the tenant or managing agent of the property for the owner's contact details. You could also ask the tenant or the agent to pass on a letter to the owner asking them to contact you.

Step 3. Do a title search

  • A title search is a search to find out who owns a property.

There are two steps you need to follow:

1. You need the title reference for the property. You can find this by doing a street address inquiry through NSW Land Registry Services. Enter your neighbour's address in the street address inquiry and you will be told the title reference for their property.

2. Once you have the title reference, you can do a title search. You can do an online title search through one of the approved information brokers. They do not have a standard fee. You can also do a title search over the counter at NSW Land Registry Services' Queens Square Sydney office for $15.80 (as at 1 July 2022). The title search will list the names of the owner or owners of the property.

Step 4. Search the phone book

  • Once you know the name of the owner or owners, you need to find out their contact details. You can look up the name of the owner in the phonebook.
  • The Whitepages is available online. Not everybody is listed in the phonebook. Some people may not have a landline in their name and some people ask for their numbers to be kept confidential.


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