Issue details

Local Plan Reg18 Consultation responses and amended LDS timetable

To secure approvals and provide updates on Strategic Planning in the Borough, including work on the new Local Plan for Blackburn with Darwen as it progresses through each stage of preparation, including public consultation.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/03/2021

Decision due: 8 Jul 2021 by Executive Board

Lead member: Executive Member for Growth and Development

Lead director: Strategic Director of Growth & Development

Department: Growth and Development

Contact: Darren Tweed Email:

Consultation process

To take place as required by Local Plan regulations and in line with the Council’s Statement of Community Involvement.

Making Representations: To Darren Tweed

Comments: The new Local Plan, once adopted, will replace the existing Blackburn with Darwen Core Strategy and Local Plan Part 2. This is a rolling Plan item running from March 2021- March 2022.


  • Preparation of new Local Plan and other strategic planning documents for Blackburn with Darwen