The Stage 9 hearing sessions were held during February and March 2021.
9 July 2021 - The Inspector's Supplementary Report and additional documents following the Stage 9 Hearings are now available and can be viewed in the in the Examination documents at EX271-EX276 inclusive.
The Stage 9 Hearing Sessions took place on the following dates:
Week 1: Monday 22 February - Wednesday 24 February
Week 2: Thursday 4 March
Week 3: Tuesday 9 March - Thursday 11 March
Week 4: Tuesday 16 March - Thursday 18 March.
For further information please see the documents listed below:
Monday 22 February - Green Belt Boundaries
Tuesday 23 February - Objectively Assessed Need
Wednesday 24 February - Windfalls
Thursday 4 March - AM session SP19 SDS2 Birchall Garden Suburb and Panshanger
Thursday 4 March - PM session SP18 SDS1 Panshanger
Tuesday 9 March - AM session - Symondshyde
Tuesday 9 March - PM Session- Hatfield
Wednesday 10 March - AM Session - Woolmer Green
Wednesday 10 March - PM Session - Digswell & Oaklands Mardley Heath
Thursday 11 March - AM Session - Welwyn
Thursday 11 March - PM Session - Lemsford and Stanborough
Tuesday 16 March - Welham Green
Wednesday 17 March - AM Session - Brookmans Park
Wednesday 17 March - PM Session - Little Heath
Thursday 18 March - AM Session - Cuffley
Consultation on various examination documents, some of which concern individual allocated sites within the submitted Local Plan, took place between 18 January and 12 February 2021. The responses submitted in response to the documents relating to the allocated sites which are listed for a hearing in the Stage 9 sessions will be relevant for these hearing sessions. Responses to the consultation can be viewed on the Consultation Responses to selected Examination Documents 18.1.21 to 12.2.21 page.
Virtual Hearing Sessions
The hearing sessions were held virtually on Zoom and recordings of each of the sessions are available using the View hearing sessions link on this page.