Find planning applications
All our planning applications and consultations are listed on our website. You can search for planning applications and track their progress using our Planning Portal.Search planning applications
Support or object to a planning application
We want to hear your views whether you're supporting or opposing a planning application. You can comment on a planning application online, by email or by post.How to comment on a planning application
Appeal a planning permission decision
You have 6 months from the date of our decision on a planning application to make an appeal to the Planning Inspectorate.How to appeal to the Planning Inspectorate
A number of communications companies are installing wooden poles, masts and cabinets to improve the borough of Rochdale's digital infrastructure.More about the installation of telegraph poles, communications masts and cabinets
Check if you need planning permission
Not all work requires planning permission. You can check online if your planned work does.More on homeowner planning permission
All planning applications within the borough are on our Planning Portal. You can view an application without registering for an account, however, by registering for an account you can track the progress of an application and more.How to sign in or register to the Planning Portal
Living in the borough
View information about housing options, home improvements, moving to the borough, and more.
Rochdale's history can be traced right back to the Doomsday Book in 1086. Learn some fascinating information about the rich heritage of Rochdale, Heywood, Middleton, Littleborough and the Pennine villages.
We're working hard to make the borough a better place for residents, visitors and businesses.