About the Area
Committee represents the wards of Bredbury & Woodley and Bredbury Green & Romiley.
At area committees members of the public have
the opportunity to ask questions about any matters within the Area
Committee’s powers (except on legal or confidential matters).
You can also submit a question or view the Code of Practice using
The Council has delegated £3000 to each
ward to allow Community Groups and other non-commercial
organisations to apply for contributions toward funding for
projects within the community.
The fund is administered by the Democratic
Services Manager in consultation with the Ward
Councillors. A copy of the
application form and associated guidance is available on
Committees have delegated powers to deal with certain types of
planning applications, and Councillors have the power to call up
applications that are ordinarily dealt with by planning officers,
to be considered and determined by the Area Committee.
of the public also have the opportunity to address the Committee
during consideration of a planning application for a total of 3
minutes. One person will be permitted to address the Area Committee
for 3 minutes in objection to the application and one person for 3
minutes in support of the application.
wish to speak on a planning application it is advisable that you
arrive 5 minutes prior to the commencement of the meeting in order
to inform the Democratic Services Officer.
In addition, the Area
Committee operates Open Forum arrangements which allow groups to
make presentations to the Committee on issues that effect the local community. The Open Forum is governed by
Code of Practice.