Planning Appeals

Please refer to the information on the Planning Portal pages Introduction to appeals for the latest guidance if you are the applicant and wish to make an appeal against a planning decision. IMPORTANT– on 18/06/2019 the Planning Inspectorate...

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Building Control Pre-App Service

If you require a site visit before a formal building control application is submitted, you can submit a Pre-App form along with the relevant fee: £60 for domestic projects £120 for commercial projects The fee is non-refundable but is deductible...

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Dangerous Structures

All buildings which appear to be a danger to the public should be reported to the Building Control Section at the Council who will treat the matter with the utmost urgency. During office hours please contact: Telephone:  01254 380194 / 01254...

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Information for Business in Hyndburn

The Pennine Lancashire business start up programmes are a tried and tested package of advice and support, and they are available now. Hyndburn people are establishing their own businesses for all sorts of reasons: some want to be their own boss...

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Benefit Fraud Investigations

Benefit Fraud Investigations – Report a Benefit Fraud You can report suspected Housing Benefit fraud in three ways – 1. By telephone Contact the National Benefit Fraud Hotline on 0800 854 440. Your call is free and confidential you do...

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Civil Contingencies Act (CCA) 2004

The Civil Contingencies Bill was introduced to Parliament on 7 January 2004. Its development was informed from the start by close consultation with key stakeholders in what was an open and inclusive policy-making process. The Bill received Royal...

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Council Expenditure over £250

This information is about works, goods and services purchased by the Council that cost over £500 (up to August 2012) and over £250 from September 2012. We are publishing this information to be open about our spending and to improve access to our...

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