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 Policy in Hyndburn

Planning policies shape how the Borough will develop in the future and are produced as part of a Local Plan for the Borough. They provide the policy framework for the long-term development of the Borough and are the basis upon which decisions on...

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Hyndburn’s New Local Plan

The Hyndburn Local Plan The Local Plan is a series of documents produced by the Council to  explain how the Borough will be developed and grow to 2037. Once complete it will fully replace the 1996 Local Plan for Hyndburn. The Local Plan is...

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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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Site Allocations

Local Plan preparation The allocation of sites to accommodate future development requirements is an important element of the plan making process in the Borough.  Initial Local Plan preparation work at the three Regulation 18 stages was towards...

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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.  New evidence is added to this page as it is completed.  Please keep checking regularly for updates. The links below show some of the key local evidence that is being used to...

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Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs)

Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs) add detail to policies laid out in Development Plan Documents (DPDs), or a saved policy in an existing development plan. SPDs are therefore intended to expand on how the Council’s planning policies...

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Accrington Area Action Plan

The Accrington Area Action Plan (AAP) forms part of the Local Development Framework (a set of planning documents which will eventually replace the Local Plan) for Hyndburn Borough Council. The AAP is a formal Development Plan Document and sets of...

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Core Strategy

Local Plan Public Consultation Please Note: between 26 February – 8 April 2019 the Council is consulting on the next stage of its Local Plan including the Site Allocations DPD – further details are available here   Adopted Core...

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