Electoral Links

The Electoral Commission www.electoralcommission.org.uk An independent body set up by the UK Parliament in 2000. It is independent of the government and political parties and is directly accountable to Parliament through a committee chaired by...

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Flood Advice and Sandbag Use

Hyndburn Borough Council is in the process of collecting information on flooding events in the Borough of Hyndburn. If you have been affected by flooding please fill in the Report a Flood form or report the flood to a member of the Engineering...

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Civil Parking Enforcement

Hyndburn Borough Council carries out parking enforcement on the Councils shoppers car parks. Civil Enforcement Officers will issue a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN)  to any vehicle which appears to be contravening parking regulations.  Payments are...

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Demolition of Buildings

Under Section 80 of the Building Act 1984 anyone intending to carry out demolition work is required to notify the Council. This generally applies to the demolition of any building or part of a building greater than 1750 cubic feet. Further...

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Flooding incidents

The Council has powers under the Land Drainage Act 1991 and Public Health Act 1936 to deal with watercourses where there is a risk of flooding and also provides a first response service for flooding incidents.  We also inspect and arrange for...

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Street Naming and Numbering

Street naming and numbering is a legal function of the council to allocate house numbers and road names to new developments and property conversions. Individuals and developers should not allocate their own house numbers, building or street...

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Report Damage to Bus Shelters

The Council is responsible for cleaning and maintaining approximately 150 bus shelters. To notify us of a problem with a bus shelter, ring the Engineering Team on 01254 356 209 or e-mail us at planning@hyndburnbc.gov.uk.

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Food Hygiene Rating Scheme

The Food Standards Agency has introduced a national scheme to score food businesses between 0 and 5. The scheme will allow consumers to make informed choices about the places they go to eat out or where they go to buy food. Hyndburn Borough...

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Registration of Food Operators

Registration of premises used for a food business is required by law. This includes market stalls, delivery vehicles and other moveable structures. Registration allows us to keep an up-to-date list of all those premises in the area so we can...

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Food Premises Approval

The Food Team is required to inspect and approve any premises selling, manufacturing or handling any products of animal origin. This can include meat, dairy, egg or fish product plants and wholesale businesses that re-wrap food. The EC...

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Food Poisoning

Food poisoning is an illness caused by consuming food or drink that has been contaminated by bacteria, such as salmonella, viruses, such as the norovirus, parasites, such as the giardia parasite, or (less commonly) toxins and chemicals, such as...

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Investigation of Food Complaints

If you are concerned about food handling practices or standards of cleanliness in the Hyndburn area, contact the team on 01254 388 111. All complaints are dealt with anonymously and once a complaint has been received, an officer from the Food...

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