Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm

This page sets out the timetable for the examination of the application. It includes the deadlines for submissions to be made to the Planning Inspectorate and the dates of events taking place during the Examination. The Examination Timetable is also set out in an annex to the Rule 8 letter that was sent to Interested Parties at the start of the Examination.

Event DateDescription
 Date Passed
23 July 2012
Examination Begins
 Date Passed
23 July 2012
Unaccompanied inspection of sites
carried out by the Examining Authority
(ExA) - Lincolnshire Coast and Wolds
(afternoon)
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 Date Passed
23 July 2012
Preliminary Meeting and start of the
examination
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 Date Passed
23 July 2012
Site Visit (Unaccompanied) 1
Examining Authority's unaccompanied site inspection of the Lincolnshire Coast and Wolds on 23 and 24 July 2012. (Inspection 1)
 Date Passed
24 July 2012
Unaccompanied inspection of sites
carried out by the Examining Authority
(ExA) - Lincolnshire Coast and Wolds
(morning)
 Date Passed
30 July 2012
Issue of:

• Rule 8 Procedural timetable
• ExA Questions
• Requests for Statements of Common Ground (SoCG)
 Date Passed
06 August 2012
Statutory Parties ' Deadline for receipt of:

• Written confirmation that they
wish to be considered as an
Interested Party (IP)

Publication of:

• Note of Preliminary Meeting held
on 23 July 2012
 Date Passed
06 August 2012
Unaccompanied inspection of sites carried out by the ExA - Onshore / Barrow-in-Furness and Cumbrian coast
(morning)
 Date Passed
09 August 2012
Issue of Rule 8 Errata letter
 Date Passed
05 September 2012
Unaccompanied inspection of sites carried out by the ExA - Offshore / Barrow-in-Furness
(afternoon)
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 Date Passed
05 September 2012
Site Visit (Unaccompanied) 2
Examining Authority's unaccompanied site inspection - offshore/Barrow-in-Furness on 5 September 2012 (Inspection 2)
 Date Passed
05 September 2012
Site Visit (Unaccompanied) 3
Examining Authority's unaccompanied site inspection - onshore/Barrow-in-Furness and Cumbrian Coast on 5 and 6 September 2012 (Inspection 3)
 Date Passed
14 September 2012
IP DEADLINE I for receipt of:

• Written representations (WR) by all IP’s
• Responses to ExA’s written questions
• Statements of Common Ground (SoCG)
• Any summaries of Relevant Representations (RR) exceeding 1500 words
• Any summaries of WRs exceeding 1500 words
• Notification of wish to be heard at an open-floor hearing (OFH) by IPs
• Notification of wish to make oral representations at the hearing on the specific issue of the Development Consent Order (DCO) and related matters including the principle of the development
• Notification of wish to attend the ExA’s inspection of a site to which the application/specific matters relate in the company of IPs
• Matrices prepared by the applicant to inform the Report on the Implications for European
Sites (RIES)
 Date Passed
25 September 2012
Unaccompanied inspection of sites carried out by the ExA - North Norfolk Coast
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 Date Passed
25 September 2012
Site Visit (Unaccompanied) 4
Examining Authority's unaccompanied site inspection of the North Norfilk Coast on 25 September 2012 (Inspection 4)
 Date Passed
01 October 2012
Issue of:

• Details of date time and place of ExA’s inspection of a site to which the application/specific matters relate in the company of IPs
• Final notification by ExA of date, time and place for open-floor and issue specific hearings
• Notification of a variation of the timetable, that the time period reserved in the Rule 8 timetable
for an open-floor hearing in North Norfolk on 10 October 2012 will not be used. Also that the time period reserved in the Rule 8 timetable for a site
inspection in the company of IPs proposed for 10 October 2012 will not be used.
 Date Passed
09 October 2012
ExA’s inspection in the company of IPs of onshore site(s) along the Lincolnshire coast, to which the
application/specific matters relate
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 Date Passed
09 October 2012
Site Visit (Accompanied)
The Examining Authority intends to make an inspection, in the company of Interested Parties, of an area of the Lincolnshire coast related to the above application.
 Date Passed
12 October 2012
IP DEADLINE II for the receipt of:

• Local Impact Reports (LIR)
• Comments on RR’s
• Comments on WR’s
• Comments on responses to ExA’s Questions
• Comments on SoCGs
• Comments on applicant’s matrices to inform the RIES
• Applicant’s deadline for posting, maintaining and publishing notices of hearings
 Date Passed
05 November 2012
Site Visit (Unaccompanied) 5
Inspection 5: Lynn and Inner Dowsing Offshore Wind Farms Viewed From the Lincolnshire Coast at Night
 Date Passed
06 November 2012
Issue specific hearings on the DCO and Related Matters (including the principle of the development), held at the Storehouse Conference Centre, Skegness
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 Date Passed
06 November 2012
Issue Specific Hearing 1
Issue Specific Hearing regarding the Development Consent Order and related matters (including the principle of the development)
 Date Passed
07 November 2012
Issue specific hearings on the DCO and Related Matters (including the principle of the development), held at the Storehouse Conference Centre, Skegness
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 Date Passed
07 November 2012
Issue Specific Hearing 2
Issue Specific Hearing regarding the Development Consent Order and related matters (including the principle of the development)
 Date Passed
08 November 2012
Issue specific hearings on the DCO and Related Matters (including the principle of the development), held at the Storehouse Conference Centre, Skegness
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 Date Passed
08 November 2012
Issue Specific Hearing 3
Issue Specific Hearing regarding the Development Consent Order and related matters (including the principle of the development)
 Date Passed
12 November 2012
Issue of request under Rule 17 for hearing documents arising from the 6-8 November 2012 to be submitted by IP deadline III.
 Date Passed
13 November 2012
Open-floor hearing held at the Embassy Theatre, Skegness
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 Date Passed
13 November 2012
Open Floor Hearing
The Open Floor Hearing is being held to provide an opportunity for Interested Parties to make oral representations about the application.
 Date Passed
15 November 2012
Issue of request under Rule 17 for hearing documents arising from the 13 November 2012 to be submitted by IP deadline III.
 Date Passed
16 November 2012
IP DEADLINE III for receipt of:

• Comments upon any LIRs
• Post-hearing documents including any written summary of an oral case put at any hearing and any documents/suggested amendments to the draft DCOrequested by the ExA
 Date Passed
29 November 2012
Issue of:

• ExA’s draft DCO, for consultation
• Matrices prepared by the ExA to inform RIES, for consultation
 Date Passed
21 December 2012
IP DEADLINE IV for receipt of:

• Any written comments on the ExA’s draft DCO
• Any written comments on the matrices to inform RIES
 Date Passed
04 January 2013
Issue of:

• Request under Rule 17 for comments on DCO matters set out in the applicant’s response of
19 December.
 Date Passed
18 January 2013
RULE 17 DEADLINE, set on 4 January
 Date Passed
21 January 2013
Close of examination and issue of s99 letter
 Date Passed
21 January 2013
Examination closed