Annual Infrastructure Funding Statements

These  documents provide a summary of financial contributions the Council has secured through section 106 agreements from new developments for off-site infrastructure works and affordable housing. The information included in the report will be...

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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 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

Hyndburn Open Space Survey We are asking everyone who lives, works and visits Hyndburn for their opinions on open space in the Borough. Please complete our survey as it will provide valuable information that the Council will use for the emerging...

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Built Heritage and Conservation

Built Heritage in Hyndburn Conservation of the Borough’s special historic, archaeological, architectural and artistic interest is central to maintaining and enhancing the quality of the local environment. Heritage assets may be formally...

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Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI)

Transforming our town, Accrington through the years – exhibition The story behind Accrington’s Town Square transformation is the subject of an exciting exhibition at the Haworth Art Gallery. The ‘Transforming our town, Accrington through...

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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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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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