Open Consultations

  • Parking Enforcement, Local Government Best Value Act

    Rochdale Council has a statutory duty to enforce all of its Traffic and Parking Regulations across the Borough. The back office functions of this service are managed and run directly by Rochdale Council staff. The Civil Enforcement team are provided via a competitively procured contract, shared jointly with Bolton Council and deliver those services on behalf of both Council’s. The contract is due end in March 2024 and comments are welcome from everyone regarding the proposed... More
    Closes 15 December 2023
  • Adult Care Charging Policy Review

    The Council fund on-going adult social care services for approximately 3,000 residents, this includes the funding of services like residential care and home care. When residents require adult social care, as well as assessing their care needs, we are legally obligated to assess their financial circumstances to determine how much they will pay towards their care (there are some exceptions such as Careline charges, which has a flat rate charge for... More
    Closes 31 December 2023
  • Member of UK Youth Parliament Candidate Application

    The application process to become a candidate in the elections for the Member of UK Youth Parliament for the Borough of Rochdale is now open. If you live, or attend education in, Rochdale, Heywood, Middleton, Littleborough, Wardle, Bellfield, Milnrow or Newhey and you are aged 11-16, then you have the right to apply to be a candidate in the election process. Your role would be to represent the voice of young people in either Heywood/Middleton or Rochdale/Pennine on a... More
    Closes 31 December 2023
  • Have Your Say

    What ideas or suggestions do you have for tackling climate change in your local area? Have your say and help improve your neighbourhood. After clicking the ‘online survey’ link below you will be taken to a dropdown list where you can choose a township to share an idea for tackling climate . You will then be able to explain your idea and provide further comments. You can suggest projects, improvements or things you’d like to do in your community that will help... More
    Closes 31 March 2024
  • Residents Survey

    We would like to hear about what you're doing to address the climate emergency. What changes have you made already to live a more sustainable life? The information you provide will help shape how we share information about how to take action. More
    Closes 31 March 2024
  • The Climate Emergency

    In July 2019, Rochdale Borough Council declared a Climate Emergency. This means we believe climate change will impact the lives of everybody who lives and works in the borough of Rochdale unless we take action. Climate Change is caused by human activity. Our planet is heating up which can lead to extreme weather events and negative impacts on the natural environment around us. Find out more about the climate emergency by visiting the Council's website . ... More
    Closes 31 March 2024
  • Carbon Footprint

    We want to understand how people's lifestyles and activities are impacting the environment. Calculate your carbon footprint and tell us about it here. The information you provide will help shape our programme of climate education. More
    Closes 31 March 2024
  • Climate Change Priorities

    Between 20 November and 24 December 2021, Rochdale Council played host to Gaia, a giant replica of planet Earth. Gaia's residency in the town centre was part of Rochdale's commitment to raising awareness about the seriousness of climate change and its implications for the future. Visitors were asked to share their views on the borough's climate change priorities. 3,895 visitors have already told us what they think should be the top priority and we are continuing the... More
    Closes 31 March 2024
  • Rochdale Climate Change Engagement Platform

    #ClimateChangeRochdale is our campaign to get you talking about protecting the planet for our people and places. We would like to hear your views about the climate emergency and your ideas and suggestions for addressing the crisis that we are facing. Find out more about Climate Change and Sustainability on the council’s website . Why your views matter Through engagement and consultation with our communities we can better understand the... More
    Closes 31 March 2024
  • Climate Change Business Survey

    We would like to hear from businesses about how you are responding to the climate emergency. The information you provide in this survey will help us to support businesses be more sustainable. At the end of the survey there will be a list of resources to help your business including: sustainability and where to start, how to save money, funding opportunities and events. Thank you for taking the time to fill this out – it will take approximately 20 minutes. ... More
    Closes 31 March 2024
  • Savings

    We're preparing for a challenging budget gap, following reductions in government funding and increased demand for services. In the future, as we'll have less money and staff, we won't be able to do as much, and it's important that we focus on the things that matter to our residents. We're currently developing new and innovative ways of meeting the budget gap and we'll be working closely with partners, residents and service users to achieve this. Click the link below to find out... More
    Closes 18 April 2028
  • Towns Fund - money to help us improve Rochdale

    In November 2019, Rochdale was announced as one of the 101 towns to benefit from the £3.6 billion Towns Fund as part of the government's plan to level up regions. We secured £23.6 million. The Towns Fund was set up to address growth constraints and to deliver long-term economic and productivity growth. It will do this through urban regeneration, planning and land use, skills and enterprise infrastructure, and connectivity. This is an opportunity to secure significant investment in... More
    Closes 18 April 2028
  • Legal and public notices

    Rochdale Borough Council publishes legal notices to comply with the legal statutes when carrying out various functions. Some notices are for information purposes only and other notices may invite objections. To find out more information about legal and public noices please click the link below. More
    Closes 18 April 2028
  • Pending alcohol and entertainment licence applications

    These are the pending licence applications under the Licensing Act 2003. Please click the think below to find out more, including the list of pending licence applications, how to submit a representation and hearings about representations. More
    Closes 18 April 2028
  • Proposed permanent restrictions on the highways – Traffic Regulation Orders

    ​​​​​​Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs) are legal documents that allow the Highway Authority and the Police to enforce various restrictions designed to manage traffic. Examples of these can include speed limits, single and double yellow lines, weight restrictions, one-way streets, no right or left turns and loading bays. To find out more information and have your say on a Traffic Regulation Order, please click the link below. More
    Closes 18 April 2028
  • Support or object to a planning application

    We want to hear your views whether you're supporting or opposing a planning application. To make sure your views aren't misinterpreted, we only accept comments sent to us in writing. We receive a high number of comments on applications and are unable to acknowledge or respond to them directly. Find out how to support or object to a planning application online by clicking the link below. More
    Closes 18 April 2029
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