What happens next
Dates for the Examination can be viewed on the Examination Timetable page.
Notice of the Procedural Decision has been issued by the Examining Authority to Interested Parties in the Rule 8 letter; this includes information about how the Examination will be conducted and the Examination Timetable as currently set out.12/05/2020 - Deadline for close of examination. See the Examination Timetable for further information.
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 (26 items)
A notification of Hearings and Accompanied Site Inspection, to take place 17- 19 March 2020, has been published.
The Examining Authority’s Further Written Questions and Requests for information (ExQ2) has now been published.
The Submissions for Deadline 4 have now been published.
The audio recordings of Issue Specific Hearings 3 and 4, have now been published.
The Action Points arising from Issue Specific Hearing 3 on Onshore effects including the draft Development Consent Order and Issue Specific Hearing 4 on Offshore effects including the draft Development Consent Order have been published.
The itinerary for the Accompanied Site Inspection, taking place on Thursday 23 January 2020, has been published.
The Agendas for Issue Specific Hearings 3 and 4 have now been published.
The Submissions for Deadline 3 have been published.
A Notification for Hearings and an Accompanied Site Inspection has been published.
The submissions for Deadline 2 have now been published.
The Deadline 1 submissions have now been published.
The Examination Timetable (Rule 8 letter) has been sent to Interested Parties
Procedural decision following Preliminary Meeting
The Action Points arising from Issue Specific Hearing 1 on the draft Development Consent Order have been published.
There is an Open Floor Hearing at 7pm tonight (Wednesday 13 November 2019) at
The King’s Centre, King Street, Norwich, NR1 1PH
- Preliminary Meeting takes place
- Examination begins
Responses to the Examining Authority’s Rule 6 Letter of 11 October 2019 have been published.
The agenda for Issue Specific Hearing 1: The draft Development Consent Order (Wednesday 13 November 2019) has been published.
The notification of Preliminary Meeting (Rule 6 letter) has been sent Read the letter
The letter also includes the draft Examination Timetable and Initial Assessment of Principal Issues.
The Examining Authority has accepted documents from the Applicant submitted in response to Section 51 Advice as Additional Submissions.