Success on deadline extensions for planning

Oldham Council’s planning department has responded to calls from Liberal Democrat Councillor Sam Al-Hamdani to extend the deadlines for all planning applications affected by the switchover to a new system.

Anyone who has been affected should contact the case officer concerned, or email to get the full details.

Sam Al-Hamdani, shadow cabinet for housing and homelessness

Councillor Al-Hamdani said: “It’s good to get a quick and positive response. The Council needs to deliver a planning service that people can trust, and doing this when there has been a problem is a good step. I hope they continue to respond as well in the future.”

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