On Thursday 1 June 2023, Middlesbrough Development Corporation (MDC) became the local planning authority for an area of the town centre and Middlehaven.
The MDC area
The MDC area covers the town centre, Historic Quarter, and Middlehaven. It includes the Boho zone, Riverside Stadium, train station, Centre Square, and the Union Village development at Gresham.
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The MDC holds powers over planning matters including:
- planning applications
- development orders
- Tree Preservation Orders
- advertisement consent
- listed building consent
- conservation area consent
- planning enforcement
Full details of the powers given to the MDC have been set down by parliament and can be found in The Middlesbrough Development Corporation (Functions) Order 2023.
You can find out more about the Middlesbrough Development Corporation on the Tees Valley Combined Authority website.
Planning matters in the MDC area
The Middlesbrough Development Corporation deals with all planning applications and planning enquiries for the MDC area, including pre-application discussions.
You can return the completed form by email to MDCplanning@teesvalley-ca.gov.uk or by post to: Middlesbrough Development Corporation, Teesside Airport Business Suite, Teesside International Airport, Darlington, DL2 1NJ.