Introduction to Public Inquiries and Hearings (1 day)

(Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation Accredited Course)

The course has been developed to provide an overview of the Public Inquiry and Hearing process.

Course Aims:ciht

To provide an overview of the Public Inquiry and Hearing process for Planning Appeals, Orders and Local Highway Proposals. The course will identify the legal background to the inquiry, preparation for the inquiry, key points of protocol and the Inspector’s Report.

Course Outline:

  • Legal background
  • Preparation for the inquiry
  • Protocol
  • Inspector’s Report

Delivery Methodology

  • Presentation by tutor
  • Workshop
  • Feedback activity

Benefits Perceived by attendees:

  • Understanding of the public inquiry and hearing process
  • Identify how to prepare and present evidence
  • Understand the role of the Inspector

Intended for:

All professionals involved in planning and highway inquiries

Course Duration: 5 hours


Refreshments and buffet lunch will be provided including course notes.
Special dietary requirements please inform us at

For further information please contact: Mike Tan on 02920 504065 or 07500682259


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