Planning applications relating to land within the Mayoral Development Areas must be submitted to the Development Corporations.
The quickest and easiest way to submit a planning application to the Development Corporations is via the Planning Portal. This will help you choose the correct application form and take you step by step through the application process. It will help you calculate the planning application fee and make the payment online.
If you cannot access the Planning Portal then please contact the Development Corporation by phone or email and we will send you a paper form which can be submitted by email or by post to:
Please note that a planning application cannot be progressed until all the necessary supporting information and the appropriate fee is received.
From 1st June 2023, the Hartlepool and Middlesbrough Development Corporations will determine all planning applications within the Mayoral Development Areas.
We have published a validation checklist setting out the documents required to support a planning application.
Your planning application must be accompanied by the correct fee. The government sets Planning Application Fees, which apply across the country. A Guide to the Fees for Planning Applications in England (planningportal.co.uk).
For help calculating the fee for your planning application, we recommend using the Planning Portal’s Fee Calculator.
Payments for planning application fees can be made via phone/BACS. Please contact the Development Corporation by phone (01325 792600) or email ([email protected] or [email protected]) for more details.
For more information about the development corporations, including planning information, follow the key links:
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