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Development Management

The Council’s Development Management service is responsible for processing and determining planning applications and providing general advice about Town Planning legislation, procedures and policies/guidance. 

Planning Applications and Decisions

Tameside Maps

The Need For Planning Permission

Please note that the ‘interactive house’, ‘common projects’ and ‘mini guides’ links available at this link (the planning portal website) are particularly useful. Should you wish to gain formal confirmation from the Council that you do not require planning permission for your project and it would constitute ‘permitted development',  please submit a ‘certificate of lawfulness’ via the planning portal website.

Duty Planning Officer/Pre-Application Service

Apply for Planning Permission

Please note that we can no longer accept any applications via email. Should you wish to submit an application to the Council for consideration please do so online (via the above ‘Apply On-line’ link).  Alternatively, you may send the application via post to the address listed below under ‘Contact Information’ or hand the application in at Tameside One (customer services), Market Place, Ashton-under-Lyne.

Planning Guidance

Planning Fees and Charges

Planning Appeals

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Contact Information
Contact by Post

Planning & Building Control
Tameside MBC
PO Box 304
Ashton Under Lyne
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