Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council adopted the Planning Obligations SPD on the 7 February 2012.

The SPD expands on policy IM2 (planning obligations) of the Welwyn Hatfield District Plan (adopted 2005), and relates to new development in the borough. The SPD provides detailed guidance on the type and scale of planning obligations sought, in addition to setting out Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council's approach to securing planning obligations, with the aim of establishing a transparent, fair and consistent process for negotiating and monitoring planning obligations.

The Planning Obligations SPD and Consultation Statement are available to download below:

Planning Obligations SPD
Document     Description 
Icon for pdf Planning Obligations SPDThe adopted Planning Obligations SPD
Icon for pdf Consultation StatementThe consultation statement details the comments made on the draft SPD, the council's response to the comments, and how the comments have been taken into account