Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council Local Plan Further Proposed Main Modifications consultation
(12/06/23 to 30/07/23)
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council Local Plan Main Modifications (04/01/23 to 15/02/23)
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council is in the process of finalising the Welwyn Hatfield Local Plan. The Plan was submitted for Examination on 15 May 2017 and an independent Planning Inspector, appointed by the Secretary of State, examined the Plan during Hearing Sessions held between September 2017 and March 2021. Following the close of the Hearing Sessions, the Council is proposing modifications to the Welwyn Hatfield Local Plan. These changes were agreed by full Council on 20 December 2022.
The changes proposed to the Plan evolved throughout the Examination process, before, during, and after the Hearing Sessions. The modifications propose to amend the Submission Welwyn Hatfield Local Plan 2016 so this document must be read alongside the Plan. It can be viewed and downloaded on our website at www.welhat.gov.uk/localplandocument2016
The Main Modifications are now being published for consultation.
This consultation runs for six weeks between 4 January and 5pm on 15 February 2023. All consultation documents are available online at: https://www.welhat.gov.uk/planning-consultations/local-plan-main-modifications-consultation.
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council have a duty to review existing conservation areas in the Borough, as well as consider new designations. They are running a consultation on the draft appraisal and management plan which has been prepared for the Welwyn village conservation area which:
· identifies the special character and appearance of the conservation area
· describes the main features of architectural and historic interest
· identifies opportunities for beneficial change and the need for additional protection
· identifies areas which could be considered for removal from the conservation area.
They are keen to hear the views of parish residents, the community and all other stakeholders.
The draft plan is easy-to-follow and both a copy and details of the consultation portal, are downloadable from: Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council Website or a paper copy can be examined at the Library or the Parish Council Office. We also have paper copies of the consultation response form.
The Consultation is open for responses from Wednesday 9th November 2022 up until Friday 6th January 2023.
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