M3 Junction 9 Improvement

What happens next

Registration closes on Monday 13 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 (5 items)

Registration of interested parties begins
01 February 2023
Read the letter

The application has been accepted for examination

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

This application was received by the Planning Inspectorate on Monday 21 November 2022 and application documents for this application were published on Friday 9 December 2022. These documents have been de-published on Monday 12 December 2022, pending the completion of the Acceptance stage.

The application documents will be made available if the application is accepted for examination. It is for the Applicant to decide whether or not application documents can be published upon submission (see government’s Planning Act 2008: guidance on the Pre-application process).

12 December 2022
Application received by the Planning Inspectorate
21 November 2022