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 details 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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Local Development Scheme

The Local Development Scheme (LDS) is a key document in support of the new Local Plan for Hyndburn. The primary purpose of the LDS is to set the timetable for the production of documents associated with the new Local Plan, however it also...

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Statement of Community Involvement

The Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) sets out how the Council proposes to involve those with an interest in the future of Hyndburn in both plan making and decisions on planning applications. The Council is required to review and update...

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