Watford Borough Council has prepared its first draft of the Local Plan, which will set a vision for Watford up to 2036 and guide planning decisions and new development. It will set out key issues such as how many jobs are needed in the town and where housing should go
The Local Plan is vital in making sure we are building the right homes in the right places, helping businesses to grow and thinking about what infrastructure is needed.
The town is growing and changing, and the new Local Plan will help to make sure it stays a vibrant town for everyone. One of the biggest challenges facing Watford is providing new housing for our growing population. Along with housing, we need to make sure that the right transport and infrastructure is in place.