You can make planning and building applications in 2 ways. You can:
The different types of planning and building applications are listed in the table below. These forms vary slightly from the online form on the Planning Portal.
You should email your application forms to us at
firstname.lastname@example.org or post them to Planning and Development, Number One Riverside, Smith Street, Rochdale OL16 1XU.
We've included a checklist for most applications. You should use the checklist to make sure you're sending us everything you need to apply. If you submit your application without all the documents you need, your application may be declined and you'll have to start a new application.
Please note: If you're applying for permission to build a residential development of up to and including 99 bedrooms, you'll have to contribute to the provision or improvement of open space within the locality.
Get more details about the provision of recreational open space, including how much it costs
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Planning and DevelopmentNumber One RiversideSmith StreetRochdale OL16 1XU