Overview of Council Tax Rates

Council Tax Rates for 2016/2017 Council Tax rates for Hyndburn residents were set at a Full Council Meeting on Wednesday 26 February 2016.    Band  Standard Charge  Altham Parish  A  £1,088.74  £1,114.25  B  £1,270.18  £1,299.95  C...

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Council Tax Reform April 2013

From April 2013, Council Tax Discounts for empty properties and second homes are changing. The Local Government Finance Act 2012 has granted local authorities greater flexibilities for certain Council Tax discounts and The Council is using this...

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Welfare Reform Changes April 2013

From 1 April 2013 many of the Government’s Welfare Reform changes will take place and this will affect a number of households in Hyndburn. Information on the various changes is available through the links below – please select the...

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Benefits and National Fraud Initiative

The Council is required under Part 6 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 to participate in National Fraud Initiative (NFI) data matching exercises. Data is processed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and...

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Council Tax and National Fraud Initiative

We participate in the Cabinet Officers National Fraud Initiative which is a data matching exercise to assist in the prevention and detection of fraud.  We are required to provide particular sets of data to the Minister for the Cabinet Office for...

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Comments, Compliments and Complaints

Hyndburn Council believes in listening, taking account and responding to your views. As part of our continuing commitment to provide the best possible services to all our customers, we need to know when you are dissatisfied with the service you...

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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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