Personal Searches in Planning

Individual Search Requests must be made using questions from the Law Society’s CON 29 Enquiry Form. You can view a copy of the form by following the link to the Law Society below. Links are provided to each set of information by selecting...

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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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Coal Mining Legacy in Hyndburn

There are many old coal workings around Hyndburn, with the possibility that development may disturb old mine workings, leading to subsidence or damage to buildings or their occupants. Coalfields are divided into two distinct areas; Development...

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Self-Build Register

The Self-Build and Custom Housebuilding Act 2015 places a duty on councils to keep (and publish) a register of individuals and community groups (associations of individuals) locally who want to acquire land for self-build homes and to have regard...

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Site Allocations

Local Plan Public Consultation Please Note: between 26 February – 8 April 2019 the Council is consulting on the next stage of its Local Plan including the Site Allocations DPD – further details are available here Call for Sites The...

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