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These documents set out the requirements for different levels of information, supporting documentation and pre-application discussions for various categories of application. There is a summary of validation requirements and individual validation checklists for each category of application.
There is also contact information for HBC and external consultees. You may wish to consult these before commencing with a development to ensure that you have all the necessary information.
This is especially recommended for wind turbine applications. In December 2013 the Government introduced further pre-application consultation requirements for certain wind turbine applications which can also be found below.
On 3rd September 2020 Lancashire County Council cabinet approved the LCC Education Contribution Methodology, updated in line with latest DfE guidance. The methodology can now be found via this link on the Lancashire County Council website on the Planning Obligations for Developers pages. From the 3rd September 2020 this will be the document that education contributions are based on. Please refer to this if you are contemplating a large housing development.
LCC as the Lead Local Flood Authority (LLFA ) have revised pro-forma advice from January 2023. LLFA can provide relevant, accurate up-to-date advice regarding surface water and sustainable drainage systems (SUDS).
You can view the advice and forms on the LCC website: Lead Local Flood Authority Advice
The LLFA form and guidance notes are also provided below. Once you have submitted a pro-forma to the LLFA they will inform you if their advice is needed, and if so the relevant fee.
Please note that the "VALIDATION CHECKLISTS FOR PLANNING AND OTHER APPLICATIONS amended May 2023" has the latest general requirements on so please refer to that as well as any individual checklist.
|VALIDATION CHECKLISTS FOR PLANNING AND OTHER APPLICATIONS amended May 2023.pdf||Download|
|guidance-notes-for-sustainable-drainage-systems-pro-forma Jan 2023.pdf||Download|
|Planning Applications disability needs and requirements LI additions 08 11 12||Download|
|MOD Developers proforma form for wind turbine applications||Download|
|Lead Local Flood Authority. Information Checklist for Consultation [Effective 6 April 2015]||Download|
|1. Outline with notes||Download|
|2. Householder with notes||Download|
|3. Full building extension or engineering works with notes.pdf||Download|
|3 Full garage on a garage site.pdf||Download|
|4. Full. Change of Use No alterations||Download|
|5. Full. Change of Use with alterations||Download|
|6. Reserved matters||Download|
|7. Listed Building, Heritage alterations extension or demolition Validation Requirements||Download|
|8. Conservation area consent demolition||Download|
|9. Advertisements Validation Requirements||Download|
|11. Lawful Development Cert. Proposed use or development||Download|
|12 Prior Notification Agricultural forestry||Download|
|13 prior notification telecom Full list||Download|
|14 prior notification demolition||Download|
|15 Trees and Hedgerows||Download|
|16 Summary of Validation Requirements Domestic Microgeneration equipment||Download|
|17 Summary of Validation Requirements non mat amend mat. amend extn to time limit doc||Download|
|18 Summary of validation requirements Wind Turbines (revised)||Download|