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Development Control: Outline

Development Control is responsible for the determination and monitoring of planning applications, and other associated applications (listed building consent, advertisement consent etc) submitted to the Council under the Planning Acts.

Most building work, engineering work and use of land requires planning permission, and the purpose of development control is to ensure that the development is carried out in accordance with local and national planning guidance.

For further guidance on current policy, please refer to the National Planning Policy Framework which may assist you when making planning applications. The section is also responsible for the administration and management of matters relating to trees covered by Tree Preservation Orders and trees in Conservation Areas.

See the Development Control section to view further information on planning permissions.


Monday - Friday - 9am - 5pm

Contact: Planning Team

Telephone: 01706 252580

The Business Centre, Futures Park, Newchurch Road, Bacup, Lancashire, OL13 0BB

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