Rossendale Borough Council

Environment and planning

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Find out your waste collection day

You can use this directory to find your waste collection day and download your waste collection calendar.

Report an issue to the Operations Team

You can use this form to report an issue about your bin collection or street sweeping.

Report a parks/street care issue

Using this form you can notify us of issue in your area involving graffiti, litter, fly-tipping, fouling, abandoned vehicles, playgrounds, parks or any general refuse issues.

Recycling, rubbish and waste

Including information on what can go in each of your bins, recycling, bulky items and commercial waste.

Street care and cleaning

We regularly sweep the roads and empty the litter bins around the Borough. We also arrange for the removal of abandoned vehicles and graffiti.


Here you can view and comment on planning applications, apply for planning permission by the Planning Portal, pre-planning submission chargesapply for building regulation approval, planning application forms and view information on planning policy, Wind Energy Study and conservation.

Planning Validation Checklist

Planning Enforcement

View the Planning Enforcement Policy and download a Planning Enforcement Complaints Form

Environmental health

The Environmental Health department has a number of specialist teams who concentrate on food safety, pollution, public safety and Health and safety and general public health matters.


The Regeneration team's mission is to make Rossendale a better place to live through the improvement and  development of housing, the economy, health and well-being of residents and the borough in general.

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