Elections to Hyndburn Borough Council were held on 6 May 1999. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party lost overall control of the council to no overall control.

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Election result

Hyndburn Local Election Result 1999
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 23 +11 68.8
  Labour 23 -12 25.0
  Independent 1 +1 6.3