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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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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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. For appeals administration see the  Appeals Casework...

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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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