Development Management

View planning applications since 1974 by following this link to Search Applications. Then enter the address or application number. For detailed help with your online search view Help with Planning Application Searches. Follow this link for ...

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Mobile Phone Masts

The Council was previously supplied with a list of existing and proposed mobile phone masts each year. However the Mobile Operators  Association Code of Practice has changed and we are no longer provided with these details. The last updates we...

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Planning Committee

Most planning applications are dealt with by planning officers under the Council’s Delegated Power arrangements; however some applications are decided by a meeting of the Planning Committee. You will be informed by your planning officer if your...

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Wind Turbine Applications

In addition to the usual constraints on development, wind turbine applications can become progressively harder to approve as they potentially interfere with Air Traffic Control radar (military or civilian) or other infrastructure. The approval of...

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Flood Zones and SuDS in Hyndburn

Flood risk is an issue that you need to consider if you are planning a new development, or even a change of use. Following the launch of the National Planning Policy Framework the Environment Agency (EA) has reviewed and updated the flood risk...

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Hazardous Substances Consent

Sites which want to hold certain quantities of hazardous substances must obtain consent from the Hazardous Substances Authority (HSA), which in Hyndburn is Hyndburn Borough Council. HBC will consult with the Health and Safety Executive for their...

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