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 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

Local Plan public consultation 16 December 2019 – 27 January 2020 (this consultation is now closed) Gypsy and Traveller policy and site options consultation paper Final opportunity for ‘Call for Sites’ submissions Structure of...

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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 demonstrate annually whether it has a sufficient supply of sites to meet its five year housing requirement. Sites identified within the 5-year...

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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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