Healthy weight environments: using the planning system

How local authorities' public health and planning teams can promote healthy weight environments.


Using the planning system to promote healthy weight environments

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Practical support for local authorities that wish to use the planning system to achieve these important public health outcomes.

Set in the context of a whole systems approach to tackling obesity, this document provides a framework and starting point for local authorities to clearly set out in local planning guidance how best to achieve healthy weight environments, based on local evidence and needs.

The document sets out a template for a supplementary planning document (SPD).

Published 7 February 2020