Burnley's planning teams - what we do and how we can help
'Planning' covers a range of different activities.
The teams listed below deal with different aspects of planning.
You can click through to pages giving detailed information on each team's work by clicking the links below, or clicking on the links 'in this section' on the right.
The Development Control Team deals with applications for planning permission, listed building and advertisment consent, and works to protected trees. This includes applications within Conservation Areas.
The team also handles appeals against refusals of consent.
The team is here to help you if you are making an application - and also to help you have your say about planning applications.
The team advises developers and householders, gives pre-application advice - and investigates possible breaches of planning control.
If you want to find out about planning applications which are on file, please click through to the 'Application Seach Facility' here, or through the link 'in this section' on the right.
For details on registering to speak at Development Control Committee please click here.
The Policy and Environment Team is responsible for the preparation and monitoring of the local planning policy framework.
This includes work on Burnley's Local Plan and the preparation of Supplementary Planning Documents and Conservation Area Appraisals and Management Plans.
The team also monitors the supply of housing land and deals with neighbourhood planning.
You can view the Council's planning policy documents and associated maps and the key evidence base studies by clicking the links from the Planning Policy page.
Pennine Lancashire Building Control deal with all building regulations applications and provides a full advisory service on all matters relating to building control.
Their work ensures that building regulations (which dictate minimum standards) are followed and that buildings are designed to safeguard the health and safety of users.