Business Plans

Business planning is a tool to help the council achieve its vision of making Hyndburn ‘The Place to be’ by ensuring the priorities identified in the Corporate Strategy are translated in to action at the service level. Good business...

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Freedom of Information Act

Freedom of Information Act 2000 This came into force in 2005 to enable members of the public to access information held by public authorities.  This means that any person (there is no limit on age, nationality or location) can submit a request to...

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Street Collection Licences

It is illegal to hold a street collection to collect money or sell articles for the benefit of charitable or other purposes without obtaining a street collection licence from the Council. A street collection permit is needed to hold a public...

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House to House Collections

A permit is required to undertake a ‘house to house’ collection, under the House to House Collections Act 1939. The application must be submitted at least 28 days before the proposed first date of collection and will be not be granted...

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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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Overview of Council Tax Rates

Council Tax Rates for 2016/2017 Council Tax rates for Hyndburn residents were set at a Full Council Meeting on Wednesday 26 February 2016.    Band  Standard Charge  Altham Parish  A  £1,088.74  £1,114.25  B  £1,270.18  £1,299.95  C...

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Council Tax Reform April 2013

From April 2013, Council Tax Discounts for empty properties and second homes are changing. The Local Government Finance Act 2012 has granted local authorities greater flexibilities for certain Council Tax discounts and The Council is using this...

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