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Chennai, the capital City of Tamil Nadu is the fourth largest Metropolitan City in India. The Chennai Metropolitan Area (CMA) comprises the city of Chennai, 8 Municipalities, 11 Town Panchayats and 179 Village Panchayats in 10 Panchayat Unions. The extent of CMA is 1189 The setting of Chennai is presented in the Figure.

The CMA falls in three Districts of the Tamil Nadu State viz. Chennai District, part of Thiruvallur District, and part of Kancheepuram District. The extent of the Chennai District (covered in Chennai Municipal Corporation area) is 176 and comprises 55 revenue villages in five Taluks [viz. (i) Fort-Tondiarpet Taluk, (ii) Perambur-Purasawalkam Taluk, (iii) Egmore-Nungambakkam Taluk, (iv) Mambalam-Guindy Taluk and (v) Mylapore-Triplicane Taluk]. In Thiruvallur District out of total district area of 3427, 637 in Ambattur, Thiruvallur, Ponneri and Poonamallee taluks fall in CMA. In Kancheepuram Districtout of 4433, 376 in Tambaram, Sriperumbudur and Chengalpattu Taluks fall in the Metropolitan area.


Complaints on Unauthorised Constructions -  Toll Free No : 18004256099

Draft Rules for the "Real Estate (Regulation & Development) Act 2016"

For CMDA Officials and Pensioners - Income Tax Calculation Statement for the Financial Year 2016-2017

Providing Health Care Assistance under NHIS 2016 to the employees of the Authority

Kind Attention for Applicant / Architect of MSB - PPA's : The Applicants are Informed to Make a Presentation of their Proposal during MSB Panel Meeting

Draft - Variation to the approved Second Master Plan for the Chennai Metropolitan Area, 2026 under Tamil Nadu Town and Country Planning Act (Sent to the Government for approval)

Planning Permission Charges of CMDA should be remitted online, with immediate effect

Public Notice - In respect of submission of Completion Certificate Applications

Public Notice - Planning Permission renewal has been simplified

Fees / Charges / Deposits Applicable for Special Buildings, Group Developments, Industrial & Institutional Buildings and Multi-Storeyed Building Developments

APPAS precheck - software uploaded, which will enable you to check the drawings for its compatibility

It is mandatory for the applicants to submit their PPA along with the computerized drawing as per APPAS format

APPAS User Manual

Proforma for Refund of SD/CD

Refund of SD/CD

Abstract of Survey conducted in T.Nagar during August 2007 as per the decision of the Monitoring Committee

Delegation of Powers

Report of the State Level Committee on Road Connectivity and Traffic Improvements in Chennai

Public Notice About Corruption and Malpractices Complaint

Formation of two new Corporations in CMA

Transfer of Development Rights Guidelines

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Inter City Bus Terminus site at Madhavaram
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Inter City Bus Terminus site at Madhavaram

Hon'ble Minister for Housing and Urban Development Department Visit at Inter City Bus Terminus site at Madhavaram on 20.12.2016

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