Rooley Moor Neighbourhood Development Plan – Public Consultation

Date published: 10 February 2019

The Rooley Moor Neighbourhood Development Plan has been published for consultation by Rochdale Council.

The Neighbourhood Development Plan has been prepared by Rooley Moor Neighbourhood Forum.

The consultation period runs for six weeks from Friday 8 February to Friday 22 March 2019.

A comments form is available which provides the opportunity to respond to the consultation.

Following the consultation process on the Neighbourhood Development Plan, the Plan will be forwarded to an Independent Examiner whose role it is to recommend amendments and whether or not the Rooley Moor Neighbourhood Development Plan should proceed to referendum, and then ‘Made’ by Rochdale Council and used to determine planning applications in the Rooley Moor Neighbourhood Area.

The complete Neighbourhood Development Plan, Screening Report for Environmental Assessment, Basic Conditions Statement and other supporting documents are available to view on the Council’s website:

Paper copies of the consultation documents are also available for inspection at the following addresses during their normal opening hours:

  • Spotland Library, 106 Ings Lane, Rochdale OL12 7AN
  • Rochdale Central Library, Number One Riverside, Smith Street, Rochdale, OL16 1XU

You are invited to comment on the Rooley Moor Neighbourhood Development Plan and any of the other submission documents as part of this consultation by:

Comments must reach the council by 5pm Friday, 22 March 2019 whether by post or email.

Copies of all comments received will be made available for public inspection and therefore cannot be treated as confidential.

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