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View consultation documents, make comments online and view all comments made in response to consultations on planning documents.

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Join the Planning Policy Consultation database to be emailed whenever we consult on a draft planning policy document.

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These documents will make up the Welwyn Hatfield Local Plan. How we consult on these documents is set out in our Statement of Community Involvement.

You will be able to comment online and see other people's comments. Your name will be shown next to any comments you make on documents. A full guide and tour on how to use the Consultation Portal is available on the left of the page when it opens.

By signing up, your details will be held by the council and will remain confidential. To unsubscribe at anytime please email the Planning Policy team.

The Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) was adopted on 3rd December 2013.

 

Statement of Community Involvement

It sets out how the council will involve the community in plan-making and when considering planning applications. In addition to setting out our own publicity and consultation procedures, the SCI also outlines what we expect applicants to do before they submit a planning application.

The first SCI was adopted in January 2007 since when a number of changes have been made to the planning system. Work was undertaken to amend the document and a Draft SCI was subject to public consultation from 12 November 2012 - 31 January 2013. Following the public consultation, further amendments were made and the SCI was adopted on 3rd December 2013.