Hyndburn Borough Council

Hyndburn Borough Council

Do I need Planning Permission?

Do I Need Planning Permission?

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Signing a contract

Permitted development rights enable you to make certain changes without formal planning permission.

Temporary rules allowing larger single-storey rear extensions to be built under permitted development apply for development between 30 May 2013 and 30 May 2019.

See the link below to Extensions (on the Planning Portal) for further details of the Notification of a Proposed Larger Home Extension. 

Get the latest general advice from the Planning Portal using the link below.

View advice on paving your front garden

The Council have a pre-application advice service which we advise you to use prior to submitting an application or  carrying out development. This can be found on the following links:

Householder Pre-Application Advice

Non-Householder Pre-Application Advice

For information about signs follow this link:

Outdoor Advertisements and Signs

It is your responsibility for seeking, or not seeking, planning permission. If required, planning permission must be granted before any work begins or you may be liable to enforcement action.

Even if you do not need Planning Permission you may need approval of your works to ensure that they comply with the Building Regulations.  For further details please visit the Building Control section of the website.

Further information

Planning Portal Forms

A link to the paper forms chooser and the online application system on the Planning Portal.

Validation Checklists Adopted Dec 2012

Individual Validation Checklists for different application types.

Extensions (On the Planning Portal)

A Planning Portal page with explanation of permitted development for house extensions, including the temporary changes for Proposed Larger Home Extensions.

Outdoor Advertisements and Signs

Booklet explaining the rules for outdoor signs and advertisements

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