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

Structure of the Hyndburn Local Plan The new Local Plan is the name given to a series of documents in which the Council will explain how the Borough will be developed and grow to 2036. Once complete it will fully replace the 1996 Local Plan for...

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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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Site Allocations

Local Plan Public Consultation Please Note: between 26 February – 8 April 2019 the Council consulted on the next stage of its Local Plan including the Site Allocations DPD – further details are available here Call for Sites The Call...

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East Accrington SPD / Masterplan

A Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) has been prepared that will guide and promote future development proposals in East Accrington. East Accrington is a priority area for the investment of Housing Market Renewal (HMR) funding, and for the...

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Hyndburn Local Plan 1996

The 1996 Local Plan allocates land in the Borough for different uses and sets down policies to guide where development should be allowed and what standards should apply. The Local Plan is used in conjunction with the Lancashire’s Minerals...

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Evidence Base

The Local Plan must be informed by a clear and robust evidence base. The links below show some of the key local evidence that is being used to help inform the new Local Plan for Hyndburn. Name Date Description Housing and Economic Needs...

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