East Anglia THREE Offshore Wind Farm

What happens next

A decision on the application for a Development Consent Order for East Anglia THREE Offshore Wind Farm was taken on 07 August 2017 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 (35 items)

notice icon

The Secretary of State has granted development consent for this application. For further information, please refer to the Secretary of State’s decision letter, the development consent order and the Planning Inspectorate’s recommendation to the Secretary of State.

07 August 2017
milestone icon
Decision made by the Secretary of State
07 August 2017
notice icon

A letter from BEIS confirming new Decision Deadline of 8 August 2017 has been published.

26 June 2017
milestone icon
Recommendations given by the Planning Inspectorate
28 March 2017
notice icon
29 December 2016
milestone icon
Examination ends

28 December 2016
notice icon

Documents received for Deadline 8 have been published.

19 December 2016
notice icon
09 December 2016
notice icon

The Examining Authority has issued a Rule 17 and a draft Development Consent Order for consultation
The Report on the Implications for European sites (RIES) has also been published.

17 November 2016
notice icon
09 November 2016
notice icon

The Examining Authority has issued a Rule 17 request for further information.

28 October 2016
notice icon
18 October 2016
notice icon

Please note that agendas for the Issue Specific Hearings taking place on Tuesday 25 October and Wednesday 26 October 2016 will be published on our website on Tuesday 18 October.

13 October 2016
notice icon

Documents received for Deadline 5 have been published.

07 October 2016
notice icon

Documents received for Deadline 4 have been published.

16 September 2016
notice icon

The audio recordings from the Environmental and DCO Issue-Specific hearings have now been published.

13 September 2016
notice icon

The Examining Authority have issued a Rule 17 Letter relating to the applicant’s other environmental information submission.

Action Points from the Environmental Issue Specific Hearing Wednesday 7 September have now been published.

Action Points from the DCO Issue Specific Hearing Thursday 8 September have now been published.

07 September 2016
notice icon

Documents received for Deadline 3 have been published.

.

12 August 2016
notice icon

A letter notifying of hearings in September has been published.

04 August 2016
notice icon

Documents received for Deadline 2 have been published

29 July 2016
notice icon

Documents received for Deadline 1 have been published.

20 July 2016
milestone icon Read the letter

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

Procedural decision following Preliminary Meeting

06 July 2016
milestone icon
Preliminary Meeting takes place
28 June 2016
milestone icon

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.

24 May 2016
milestone icon
Relevant representations published on the website
03 May 2016
milestone icon
Registration of interested parties closes
22 April 2016
milestone icon
Registration of interested parties begins
03 March 2016
milestone icon Read the letter

The application has been accepted for examination

15 December 2015
milestone icon
Decision on whether or not to accept the application for examination
15 December 2015
milestone icon
Application received by the Planning Inspectorate
18 November 2015
notice icon

A new voluntary evidence plan process, which is the responsibility of the Major Infrastructure and Environment Unit (MIEU) which sits within Defra, seeks to address Habitats Directive issues in development consent order applications. This is the first evidence plan to be published. It is for both the East Anglia THREE and East Anglia FOUR offshore wind farms.

13 August 2013