North Wales Connection

What happens next

Details of the Preliminary Meeting will be announced here shortly.

The Examining Authority will carry out an Initial Assessment of Principal Issues derived from its reading of the application and the Relevant Representations received and set a date for the Preliminary Meeting.

Interested Parties will receive an invitation to the Preliminary Meeting which is to discuss procedural matters only, and is held in public. It is not essential to attend the Preliminary Meeting. Whether or not an Interested Party chooses to attend the Preliminary Meeting, they will still be sent details of how to further take part in the Examination.

The Procedural Decision made after the Preliminary Meeting will be published on our website and will also be available on request from [email protected] and our helpline: 0303 444 5000. Importantly, this Procedural Decision will set the timetable for the Examination. The Examination Timetable will, amongst other things, set deadlines for receipt of detailed Written Representations and for comments on the Relevant Representations made by other Interested Parties.

If you are an Interested Party, either because you are one of the specific bodies cited in s102 of the Planning Act 2008 or have submitted a Relevant Representation, you will receive notifications about the Examination and a copy of the Secretary of State’s decision on the application once that is made.

If you have a legal interest in land affected by a Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project and:

  • have not been identified by the Applicant; and
  • did not register to become an Interested Party;

then you can make a request to the Examining Authority to become an Interested Party under s102A of the Planning Act 2008.

Timeline (9 items)

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Relevant representations published on the website
04 December 2018
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Registration of interested parties closes
29 November 2018
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Registration of interested parties begins
17 October 2018
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The application has been accepted for examination

04 October 2018
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Decision on whether or not to accept the application for examination
04 October 2018
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This application was received by the Planning Inspectorate on 7 September 2018.

The applicant has agreed that all application documents can be published as soon as practicable to help everyone become familiar with the detail of what is being proposed in this application. The Planning Inspectorate will therefore make the application documents available as soon as possible.

This provision is solely for the purpose of allowing more time to all those who wish to become familiar with the detail of what is being proposed ahead of the relevant representation period without lengthening the overall time required for the application process. There will be no opportunity at this stage to make comments on the application. However, if the application is accepted anyone interested in the application will be able to register and express their views during the relevant representation stage and the subsequent examination.

10 September 2018
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Application received by the Planning Inspectorate
07 September 2018
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Mae digwyddiad allgymorth cyhoeddus i ddarparu gwybodaeth am y broses caniatâd datblygu yn cael ei gynnal yn Llangefni ar ddydd Mawrth 4 Hydref, 2016. Mae hwn yn ddigwyddiad ychwanegol a fydd yn cynnwys gwasanaeth cyfieithu ar y pryd na lwyddwyd i’w ddarparu yn flaenorol.

Cyfeiriwch at y poster os gwelwch yn dda.

A public outreach event to provide information about the development consent process will be held in Llangefni on Tuesday 4th October 2016. This is an additional event to include simultaneous Welsh translation we were regretfully unable to provide previously.

Please refer to the event publicity poster.

20 September 2016
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A public outreach event to provide information about the development consent process will be held in Llangefni on Tuesday 6th September 2016. Please refer to the event publicity poster.

Mae digwyddiad allgymorth cyhoeddus i ddarparu gwybodaeth am y broses caniatâd datblygu yn cael ei gynnal yn Llangefni ar ddydd Mawrth 6 Medi 2016. Cyfeiriwch at y poster digwyddiad cyhoeddus am fanylion pellach.

11 August 2016