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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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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Development Management DPD

On 11 January 2018, Hyndburn Council adopted the Development Management DPD, in accordance with Regulations 17 and 26 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012. The adopted Development Management DPD provides...

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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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Design and Access Statement

Design and Access statements(DAS) are needed for some applications and the situations requiring a DAS were reduced in April 2010 The design and access statement should describe both the design principles and concepts that have been applied to the...

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Registration of Food Operators

Registration of premises used for a food business is required by law. This includes market stalls, delivery vehicles and other moveable structures. Registration allows us to keep an up-to-date list of all those premises in the area so we can...

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Food Poisoning

Food poisoning is an illness caused by consuming food or drink that has been contaminated by bacteria, such as salmonella, viruses, such as the norovirus, parasites, such as the giardia parasite, or (less commonly) toxins and chemicals, such as...

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