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NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Street Prefix’

Description: ‘The street prefix is the compass direction if before the street name.’

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NFIRS Coding

Here are the NFIRS codes for the ‘Street Prefix’ element, including any “other” values in case none of the preselected choices match:

All values for Street Prefix

Street Prefix  Code 
East E
North N
South S
West W
Northeast NE
Northwest NW
Southeast SE
Southwest SW

Transactions containing ‘Street Prefix’

A few NFIRS elements are reused accross a number of transactions, but typically the value is captured by one transaction only.

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Element Specification

 Specification   Value 
Requirement Optional
Maximum Length 2
Element Type Coded Field - The coded field relating to an entry in the code table. Most coded fields allow for Plus+ One codes. For these fields the expected length of the coded entry is depicted as (National length OR Plus+ One length). Only fields with this notation in the expected length column allow for Plus+ One definitions. If the user has not provided information, an empty field should be transmitted. - Maximum length 2 characters
 
 

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