Planning and Licensing Committee

Purpose of committee

The Planning and Licensing Committee is responsible for exercising the development control and regulatory powers and duties of the Council under the Town and Country Planning Acts (and any Regulations or Orders thereunder) including considering planning applications. The Committee exercises all the functions of the licensing authority that relate to the Licensing Act 2003 and the Gambling Act 2005.


For information regarding participation at the Planning and Licensing Committee, please see the Public Participation Protocol (PDF).


Further information on planning applications is available on planning applications online which allows you to view all the details and comment on applications.

Further information is available on applications for Licences and licence holders.




Contact information

Support officer: Governance and Committee Services.

Postal address:
Number One Riverside
Smith Street
OL16 1XU

Phone: 01706 924872

Email: Governance.Committees@Rochdale.Gov.UK