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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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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Self-Build Register

The Self-Build and Custom Housebuilding Act 2015 places a duty on councils to keep (and publish) a register of individuals and community groups (associations of individuals) locally who want to acquire land for self-build homes and to have regard...

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Consultation – Rishton Canalside SPD

The primary purpose of the Rishton Canalside Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) is to encourage and support the delivery of planning applications on a number of vacant and derelict sites. General and site specific development guidance is...

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Site Allocations

Local Plan Public Consultation Please Note: The Council issued its final Call for Sites to be submitted by 27 January 2020 as part of the Reg 18(3) consultation on the next stage of its Local Plan (details). The consultation has now closed and...

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Locally Listed Buildings in Hyndburn

The buildings and structures within the following download have been recognised as having local architectural and/or historic interest. They are identified in the conservation area appraisals carried out to date and will be added to as further...

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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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