The Watford Borough Council Local Plan was submitted to the Secretary of State for independent Examination on xx.



The Secretary of State will shortly appoint an Inspector to carry out the independent examination of the Local Plan and details of the appointment will be available here.


Programme Officer

Louise St John Howe has been appointed as the Programme Officer. She is an independent officer of the examination and works on the Inspector’s behalf, organising and managing the administrative and procedural matters of the examination process. The Programme Officer acts as the contact for any person who has an interest in the examination, liaising between the Inspector, Representors and Watford Borough Council.


Any matters that anyone wishes to raise with the Inspector should be submitted through the Programme Officer. 


Programme Officer contact details:


Ms. Louise St John Howe

PO Box 10965,


Suffolk CO10 3BF

Mobile: 07789 486419

Email: louise@poservices.co.uk


This page will be updated as soon as the Inspector is appointed.