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The Watford Local Plan Hearing sessions are due to take place on 9 days during the following periods. You can find the agendas and links to the meeting on this page.

  • Week 1: Tuesday 18 January to Thursday 20 January 2022

  • Week 2: Tuesday 25 January to Thursday 27 January 2022

  • Week 3: Tuesday 8 February to Thursday 10 February 2022

  • Tuesday 22 to Thursday 24 February are set aside as reserve days


In the light of the recent Government advice to work from home, the hearing session to be held in January and February will now take place virtually. Further guidance from the Planning Inspectorate is available at GOV.UK.

The hearing sessions will be live streamed for non-participants and the public to watch live on the internet and a link to the sessions will be posted on this page when the virtual sessions are taking place. 


Hearing statements for Matters 1-10 can be viewed on the Hearing Statements page. 


Inspector’s Action Points Arising from the Hearing Sessions 


The Inspector has issued a series of Action Points relating to Matters discussed during each week of the hearing sessions. These can be viewed in the Examination Documents together with the responses to the action points as they are submitted.     


The Inspector has published the following documents setting out details on the hearing sessions, his Matters, Issues and Questions, the submission of hearing statements and a draft programme for the Hearing sessions. The documents can all be accessed via the links below:


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