Householder Design Guide SPD

The Householder Design Guide Supplementary Planning Document provides advice for applicants and house owners in terms of development proposals, and aims to aid you in gaining planning permission. It gives guidance regarding acceptable design and...

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Planning Appeals

Please refer to the information on the Planning Portal pages Introduction to appeals for the latest guidance if you are the applicant and wish to make an appeal against a planning decision. IMPORTANT– on 18/06/2019 the Planning Inspectorate...

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Planning Enforcement

  If you have not applied for planning permission where required or have breached the conditions of your planning permission or associated agreement, the Council has the power to take enforcement action to secure compliance. The Council must...

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Great Harwood Market

Great Harwood holds a separate Market Charter granted by King Edward III in 1338 giving the right to hold a market on Fridays. Great Harwood Market operates every Friday on the Town Gate at the junction of Queen Street, Blackburn Road and Church...

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Charitable Car Boot Sales

Hyndburn Borough Council has the sole right to operate the markets within the borough.  Any organisation wishing to hold a car boot sale to raise charitable funds must apply for a licence from the market office. The licence fee is a nominal £1...

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Historic Accrington Markets

Situated in the centre of Accrington, the Victorian Market Hall can be found next to the Town Hall and is adjacent to the main pedestrian shopping street, Broadway.Dating back to the Victorian era, the corner stone was laid in May 1868 by S...

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Civil Parking Enforcement

Hyndburn Borough Council carries out parking enforcement on the Councils shoppers car parks. Civil Enforcement Officers will issue a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN)  to any vehicle which appears to be contravening parking regulations.  Payments are...

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Demolition of Buildings

Under Section 80 of the Building Act 1984 anyone intending to carry out demolition work is required to notify the Council. This generally applies to the demolition of any building or part of a building greater than 1750 cubic feet. Further...

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Street Naming and Numbering

Street naming and numbering is a legal function of the council to allocate house numbers and road names to new developments and property conversions. Individuals and developers should not allocate their own house numbers, building or street...

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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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