Submitting a Planning Application

Paper-Based Submissions of Planning Applications

If you want to submit the application on paper please ensure you include the following which are in addition to those needed for an application through the Planning Portal .

Three signed and dated copies of the application form (One copy for Householder applications).

  • For each application form a copy of  supporting documentation and drawings as detailed in the Validation Checklist.
  • One electronic copy of your application form and supporting documentation must be submitted on a CD or DVD or by email.

You may include any other information to support your proposal or clarify an issue. This information must be provided in the form of a letter and may assist the application process.

Payment for your application can be made by cheque, made payable to Hyndburn Borough Council (write the Planning Portal reference number on the rear of the cheque), or by cash at Planning Reception, or over the telephone.

To pay by telephone it is helpful if you first email   with the application address, Planning Portal (PP) reference no., and your telephone number and we will call you to take payment.

(Contact centre:01254 388 111 during our office opening hours (9:00-5:00 each day. Although we are open until 5:00 please telephone as early as possible to allow time for the payment to be made).

Please check with the relevant Validation Checklist to ensure you have completed and attached all relevant documentation for your application.