The Directorate of Town & Country Planning (DTCP) headed by the Director is functioning under the Tamil Nadu T & CP Act, 1971. It functions under the control of Housing & Urban Development Department (H & UD) of the Secretariat. The department has its jurisdiction over the entire Tamil Nadu except Chennai Metropolitan Development Area (CMDA).
Aims / goals of the Directorate
To provide effective land development plan with adequate infrastructural facilities for conducive living environment required for the society. This is achieved by integrating the physical, economic as well as social planning for the diverse conditions viz., physiography, pattern of urbanisation, traditional practices, socio-economic equalities etc., prevalent in different parts of the towns and villages
Directorate of Town and Country Planning
Fourth Floor, 807, Anna Salai, Chennai – 600 002.
Phone Number : 2852 1115 or 2852 1116,
Fax: 2852 0582
Email ID :
Landmark : Opposite ot LIC Office
Office Hours : 10.00 A.M to 5.45 P.M