Mallard Pass Solar Project

What happens next

Registration closes on Thursday 02 March 2023 at 23:59

Once the Applicant has published and notified people of an accepted application, the Planning Inspectorate has approximately three months to prepare for the Examination. During this Pre-examination stage, you will be able to register to become an Interested Party on the application by making a Relevant Representation. You will always have at least 28 days to register with us*.

View the acceptance letter.

An Examining Authority will now be appointed to examine the application. All Interested Parties and other statutory bodies will be notified of the appointment after it has been made.

When to register:

  • The date when you can start to register will be published in the box at the top of this page. We will tell you when the registration period ends in the same place.
  • When registration begins, a link will appear at the top of this page where you will be able to register online.

During the Pre-examination stage, you will be able to:

  • View the application documents on this project page (or contact us to find out where these can be viewed locally).
  • Provide your views in writing via the Relevant Representation form available on this project page, or by post, at the appropriate time.
  • Read the views of all who have registered to have their say on this application.
  • Attend the Preliminary Meeting.

*If The Infrastructure Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2017 apply, this period is 30 days.

Timeline (8 items)

You can now register as an Interested Party Register online

If you are unable to complete a registration form online and would like to register your interest, please call the helpline on: 0303 444 5000 to request a paper form.

For further advice please see Advice Note 8.2: How to register to participate in an Examination.

You can check our step by step guide to find out more about having your say about a national infrastructure project.

30 January 2023

The Applicant has submitted the following document:

6.2 Environmental Statement Volume 2 – Appendix 6.6 – LVIA Viewpoint Correspondence (PDF, 3 MB)

A decision on whether these will be accepted into the Examination will be made once the Examining Authority has been appointed.

These have been added to the Examination Library (PDF,193 KB)

18 January 2023
Registration of interested parties begins
05 January 2023
Read the letter

The application has been accepted for examination

21 December 2022
Decision on whether or not to accept the application for examination
21 December 2022

The application documents have been published.

The documents have been published to help you become familiar with the proposal. There is no opportunity to make comments on the application at this stage.

If the application is accepted you will be able to register and express your views during the Registration and Relevant Representation stage and the subsequent Examination. Further detail on this process is provided in Advice Note 8.2.

09 December 2022
Application expected from applicant
25 November 2022
Application received by the Planning Inspectorate
24 November 2022