Doing Business with the Council

A significant proportion of the Council’s annual budget is spent on buying in works, goods and services, ranging from stationary supplies to major construction work. The next pages are intended to assist suppliers to approach the Council...

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Hyndburn Brownfield Register

  The Government has introduced statutory Brownfield Registers via the Housing and Planning Act 2016, and The Town and Country Planning (Brownfield Land Register) Regulations 2017. The purpose of a Brownfield Register is twofold: 1.To provide...

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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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5 Year Housing Land Supply

In line with Government priorities to help boost the supply of housing, the Council is required to identify and update annually a supply of specific  deliverable sites sufficient to provide a minimum of five years’ worth of housing against...

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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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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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Help with Planning Application Searches

You can view applications or check if an application has been made or registered in the following ways: Search Applications by address or application number. Search on a map use the online mapping system and then use the application numbers...

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Agricultural or Equestrian Developments

In September 2010 the Council adopted a revised Validation Checklist for Submission of Planning Applications/Prior Approvals. For applications involving Agricultural or Equestrian Developments the requirement (L33) refers to the fee which must be...

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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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