Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs)

Information about SPDs in Hyndburn

Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs) add detail 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 can be taken forward.

Local Authorities are required to involve the community in the preparation of SPDs, as detailed in the Council’s Statement of Community Involvement. Within Hyndburn, ‘saved’ SPDs are:

A number of former SPDs have now been revoked or withdrawn because they are out of date, development is wholly or largely complete or the development is no longer being progressed as envisaged.  A formal statement sets out details of the former SPDs which are now revoked or withdrawn.