Great Yarmouth Third River Crossing

What happens next

A decision on the application for a Development Consent Order for Great Yarmouth Third River Crossing was taken on 24 September 2020 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 (38 items)

The Secretary of State has granted development consent for this application. For further information please refer to the following decision documentation:

Planning Inspectorate Notification of Decision Letter  (PDF, 115 KB)
Secretary of State Decision Letter (PDF, 568 KB)
Development Consent Order as Made by the Secretary of State (PDF, 813 KB)
Examining Authority’s Recommendation Report (PDF, 3 MB)
Post Examination Submissions (PDF, 686 KB)
Regulation 31 Notice (PDF, 114 KB)
Habitats Regulations Assessment (PDF, 880 KB)

24 September 2020
Decision made by the Secretary of State
24 September 2020
05 August 2020
Recommendations given by the Planning Inspectorate
24 June 2020

The Examination closed at 11.59 on 24 March 2020. Notification of completion of the Examination has been issued.

The ExA used his discretion to accept submissions from the Applicant and Mr Boon.

The Examination Library has been updated.

30 March 2020

IMPORTANT: As a result of ongoing Government guidance relating to COVID-19 the Planning Inspectorate is seeking to ensure that all Parties are notified of key developments on projects, in a timely manner. In order to help achieve this, and to minimise any delays which could arise if the postal service is affected, it would be extremely helpful if registered Parties that have not already done so could supply us with a contact e-mail address as soon as possible (details in the contact information heading of the project page).

Please be assured that this information will be managed in line with our Privacy Notice.

25 March 2020

The Examination closes at 23:59 on 24 March 2020.

24 March 2020

The submissions for Deadline 9 have now been published.  The Examining Authority has exercised it’s discretion to accept an Additional Submission from the RYA. The Examination library has been updated

 

23 March 2020

The Submissions for Deadline 8 and the Examining Authority’s preferred draft Development Consent Order have been published. The Examination Library has been updated.

17 March 2020

The Submissions for Deadline 7 have now been published and added to the Examination Library.

05 March 2020

The Examining Authority has issued a Procedural Decision in relation to the changes application.

25 February 2020

The Submissions for Deadline 6 have now been published and added to the Examination Library.

13 February 2020

The Submissions for Deadline 5a gave now been published and added to the Examination Library

29 January 2020

The Submissions for Deadline 5 have now been published and added to the Examining Library.

15 January 2020

The Examining Authority has issued a Procedural Decision to vary the Examination Timetable.

19 December 2019

The ExA’s Further Written Questions (ExQ2) have now been issued.
The ExA has not issued a dDCO commentary.

18 December 2019

The Submissions for Deadline 4 have now been published and added to the Examination Library.

13 December 2019

The Submissions for Deadline 3 have now been published.

03 December 2019

The audio recordings for hearings held on the 19 and 20 November 2019 have been published.

ISH1 Port Operations 19 November 2019
CAH1 20 November 2019
ISH2 DCO 20 November 2019

27 November 2019

The Submissions for Deadline 2 have now been published.

28 October 2019

The Examining Authority has issued the notice of an Accompanied Site Visit and Hearings that will take in November.

22 October 2019

The Submissions for Deadline 1 have now been published.

10 October 2019

Read the letter

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

Procedural decision following Preliminary Meeting

01 October 2019
  • Preliminary Meeting takes place
  • Examination begins
24 September 2019

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 August 2019
Relevant representations published on the website
21 August 2019

The applicant has sent us an email explaining that some of the notifications they sent about the opportunity to make Relevant Representations were returned undelivered, and that some parties had not been served notice. The applicant has sent or re-sent further notifications to those parties only, and has allowed more time for them to make their representations. If you have received a further notification and wish to make a representation, please contact us at [email protected] or telephone 0303 444 5000.

05 August 2019
Registration of interested parties closes
04 August 2019
Registration of interested parties begins
17 June 2019
Read the letter

The application has been accepted for examination

28 May 2019
Decision on whether or not to accept the application for examination
28 May 2019
Application received by the Planning Inspectorate
30 April 2019