The Local Development Scheme sets out the council's proposed programme for preparing the Local Plan for the Borough.

In accordance with the LDS the Local Plan was submitted for examination in May 2017. The Local Plan is still at the examination stage and further details on the timetable for the examination can be found on this page Local Plan examination

Icon for pdf WHBC Local Development Scheme April 2017

Please see links below for previous Local Development Schemes.

Icon for pdf Local Development Scheme September 2016

Icon for pdf Local Development Scheme September 2015

Icon for pdf Revised LDS June 2014

Icon for pdf Welwyn Hatfield Local Development Scheme 2005

Information about the current stage of the draft Local Plan can be found on the  page.