Business Rates

National Non Domestic Rates (NNDR), also known as business rates are charged on non-domestic or commercial properties and help fund local services. Commercial properties are given a rateable value by the Valuation Office Agency. This rateable...

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Our Financial Challenges

Revenue We currently spend around £11m each year on a range of services for people who live and work in Hyndburn. People make use of our services most days. Refuse and recycling collections, parks and play areas, sports and leisure, protecting...

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What we do

What we are responsible for Food safety is a major part of the Food and Safety Officer’s work. Our job is to ensure that food business supply wholesome and safe food produced in a clean, hygienic manner. The statutory functions of the Food...

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Health and safety

Acupuncture, ear-piercing, tattooing, electrolysis The Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 requires that all persons that carry out acupuncture, tattooing, semi- permanent make up, ear piercing and electrolysis be registered with...

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For the public

We can assist you with food hygiene in the home. Before contacting the team directly we suggest that you view the Food Standard Agency’s (FSA) website as this provides comprehensive food safety advice for members of the public. The FSA provide...

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Food safety for business

Environmental health officers aim to ensure that all food and drink intended for human consumption by Hyndburn’s food businesses is produced, stored, distributed or handled without risk to the health and safety of the consumer. We will also...

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Street Trading

Hyndburn Borough Council operates a street trading consent scheme under the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982, for all street trading activities such as hot food vehicles, ice cream vans and flower stalls. This page outlines...

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Planning Policy in Hyndburn

Planning policies shape how places will be developed in the future. They provide the policy framework for the long-term development of the Borough and are the basis upon which planning decisions are based. View the Hyndburn Local Plan 1996 and...

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Hyndburn’s new Local Plan

Structure of the Hyndburn Local Plan The new Local Plan is the name given to a series of documents in which the Council will explain how the Borough will be developed and grow to 2036. Once complete it will fully replace the 1996 Local Plan for...

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