Council services

Updated 05.01.21 @ 11:52

Services closed

Services remaining open

  • Planning services: services remain open with Covid-19 secure measures in place for site inspections.
  • Cemeteries are only for burial services and paying respect at graves.There are no changes to opening hours: 08:00-18:00. Please continue to observe social distancing. The crematoria is closed except for cremation.
  • Taxi testing and MOT’s: the Davyfield Road depot remains open.
  • Registration services: you can continue to register births, deaths and notice of marriages. Please make an appointment in advance: 01254 588660.
  • Building control: services remain open with C-19 secure measures in place for site inspections. Some non-essential site inspections are postponed until restrictions are lifted. For site inspection enquiries please ring 0300 303 5354 or see the web information.
  • Household Waste Recycling Centres are open and bin collection will continue as normal.
  • Blackburn and Darwen Market Halls are open for essential goods only. These are food stalls, news agents and take-away. Please check the website for information on the market stalls that are open. Blackburn and Darwen.