Lancashire County Council is the Minerals and Waste Planning Authority for Lancashire. We deal with mineral and waste developments and the county council's own development proposals. Your district council is responsible for domestic and commercial planning applications.
You can view current planning applications on the planning register.
You can make representations regarding any planning applications that we are responsible for.
Advice and guidance to ensure that the planning applications we deal with are in line with policy and legislation.
We monitor planning permissions and investigate complaints about minerals extraction developments, waste management developments and the council's own developments.
We set the Minerals and Waste Local Plan working with Blackpool Council and Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council.
We may negotiate planning obligations with developers to offset the effects of new developments.
How to apply for sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) approval for developments.
Large scale planning applications in Lancashire including shale gas developments.