East Northants Resource Management Facility

What happens next

A decision on the application for a Development Consent Order for East Northants Resource Management Facility was taken on 11 July 2013 and has now been issued.

The period for legal challenge is defined in s118 of the Planning Act 2008. Further information about legal challenge can be found in the letter sent to all Interested Parties accompanying the Secretary of State’s decision and statement of reasons.

If you have any queries about the process please email the Planning Inspectorate at [email protected] or telephone the helpline on 0303 444 5000.

Timeline (32 items)

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The Secretary of State has granted a Non-Material Change to a Development Consent Order to the East Northants Resource Management Facility and published an Amendment Order.

22 June 2018
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11 April 2018
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An application for a non-material change to the East Northants Resource Management Facility Development Consent Order has been made by Augean South Ltd.

If you wish to make a representation, this should be emailed to [email protected] or posted to:

National Infrastructure
The Planning Inspectorate
Temple Quay House
2 The Square
Bristol, BS1 6PN

The deadline for receipt of representations is 6 April 2018.

23 February 2018
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Decision made by the Secretary of State
11 July 2013
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The Examining Authority has issued its recommendation to the Secretary of State. A decision will be published on or before 22 July 2013. Please note that the Examining Authority’s recommendation will also be made available at that point.

22 April 2013
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Recommendations given by the Planning Inspectorate
22 April 2013
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The Examining Authority has issued a letter under section 99 of the Planning Act 2008 (as amended) notifying Interested Parties of the completion of the examination. There will now be a period of 3 months for the Examining Authority to consider and make a recommendation to the Secretary of State.

23 January 2013
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Examination ends

22 January 2013
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Receipt of the following is due by 21 January 2013:
Comments on responses to ExA’s request for further information issued on 21 December 2012.

View the examination timetable for details of all examination dates.

15 January 2013
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Receipt of the following is due by 11 January 2013:
– Responses to the Examining Authority’s request for further information issued on 21 December 2012

View the examination timetable for details of all examination dates.

08 January 2013
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Receipt of the following is due by 7 January 2013:
– Comments on written summaries of cases put at the open floor hearing, the second issue specific hearing and any other hearings

View the examination timetable for details of all examination dates

19 December 2012
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Request for comments on written summaries of oral cases put at the open floor hearing, the second issue specific hearing and any other hearings to be submitted by 7 January 2013.

View the examination timetable for details of all examination dates.

17 December 2012
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Receipt of the following is due by 13 December 2012:
– Optional written summary of the case put orally at the issue specific hearing on draft DCO, requirements, s106 undertaking and related local impact report matters
– Optional written summary of the case put orally at any open floor hearings held
– Optional written summary of the case put orally at any other hearings held
– Any proposed amendments to the draft DCO, requirements and s106 undertakings

View the examination timetable for details of all examination dates

11 December 2012
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The open floor hearing was held on 6 December 2012.

The issue specific hearing on the draft DCO, requirements, s106 undertakings and related local impact report matters was held on 7 December 2012

10 December 2012
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Receipt of the following is due by 5 December 2012:
– Comments on responses to ExA’s second round of written questions and any final statements of common ground

View the examination timetable for details of all examination dates

20 November 2012
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Deadline for receipt of the following is 19 November:
– Responses to ExA’s second written questions
– Second requested SoCG
– Comments on written summaries of cases put at the issue specific hearing

The timetable is available in the letter issued on 23 August 2012.

30 October 2012
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Deadline for receipt of the following is Wednesday 24 October:
– Optional written summary of the oral case put at the issue specific hearing on control of emissions, impacts on health and transport issues and any documents requested and resulting drafting amendments.
– Notification of wish to be heard at an open floor hearing by interested parties.
– Notification of wish to make oral representations on the specific issue or issues being examined at the second issue specific hearing, relating to the draft DCO, requirements, s106 undertaking and related local impact report matters, by interested parties.
– Notification of wish to make oral representations at any other hearing, (in the event that the ExA decides during the progress of the examination that they are needed) by interested parties.

The timetable is available in the letter issued on 23 August 2012.

19 October 2012
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Letter sent to interested parties regarding the site inspection on 17 October 2012 and the hearing on 18 October 2012 and 19 October 2012

26 September 2012
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Deadline for receipt of the following is Wednesday 3 October 2012:
– Comments on written representations, responses to comments on relevant representations and statements of common ground
– Comments on local impact reports
– Comments on ExA’s first written questions

Deadline for receipt of the following is Friday 5 October 2012:
– Comments on responses to ExA’s request for further information issued on 23 August 2012

19 September 2012
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Letter sent to interested parties regarding a request for further information and change to examination timetable.

24 August 2012
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The Examination Timetable (Rule 8 letter) has been sent to Interested Parties

Procedural decision following Preliminary Meeting

03 August 2012
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  • Preliminary Meeting takes place
  • Examination begins
26 July 2012
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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.

29 June 2012
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Relevant representations published on the website
07 June 2012
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Registration of interested parties closes
01 June 2012
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Registration of interested parties begins
20 April 2012
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The application has been accepted for examination

11 April 2012
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Decision on whether or not to accept the application for examination
11 April 2012
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  • Application expected from applicant
  • Application received by the Planning Inspectorate
14 March 2012