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Call for sites

We are running a 'call for sites', during which sites which might be suitable for future development can be submitted to the council.


Boundary plans are available for:


You must have the landowner's consent before submitting a site, and they must be willing to release the site for development.

For sites which are to be considered for housing, the site should be a minimum of 0.25 ha, or able to accommodate at least 5 dwellings.

All submissions must be accompanied by a plan showing the boundary of the proposed site.

Have your say

The easiest way to submit suggestions of sites is to complete the online response form. There are three surveys:

If you're struggling to use the online response form, you can also take part by sending your site submissions:

The survey closes on 31 January 2023.

Local Plan scoping report

We're also consulting on our Local Plan Scoping Report, which is the first stage in preparing the new Local Plan. The Local Plan sets out a vision for the future development of Middlesbrough. Find out more and take part in the Local Plan Scoping Report consultation.


For more information, contact the Planning Policy team by calling 01642 729066 or 01642 729065, or emailing