The Estate Management Scheme (EMS) covers most of Welwyn Garden City. It protects the environment and heritage of the town. If you live in the scheme you may need to get consent before you can make changes to your home or garden.
Our Design Guide explains the scheme and what changes you can make if you live in this area.
There are charges for some Estate Management Scheme applications.
Check if you live in Welwyn Garden City Estate Management Scheme