Great Yarmouth Third River Crossing

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
24 September 2019
Open Floor Hearing (OFH)
Open Floor Hearing 1 (OFH1)
 Date Passed
08 October 2019
Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:
• Comments on the updates to Application Documents submitted by the Applicant before
the PM
• Comments on Relevant Representations (RR)
• Summaries of any RRs exceeding 1500 words
• Written Representations (WRs) by all Interested Parties
• Summaries of any WRs exceeding 1500 words
• Post hearing submissions, including written submissions of oral case
• Notification by Statutory Parties of wish to be considered as an Interested Person (IP) by the ExA
• Statements of Common Ground (SoCG) requested by the ExA – see Annex B of the Rule 8 Letter.
• Draft itinerary to be provided by the Applicant for an ASI
• Provision of suggested locations and justifications for site inspections for consideration by the ExA
• Notification of wish to attend any Accompanied Site Inspection (ASI)
• Notification from any Affected Person of wish to speak at a Compulsory Acquisition Hearing (CAH)
• Notification of wish to speak at an Issue Specific Hearing (ISH)
• Notification of wish to speak at a subsequent Open Floor Hearing (OFH)
• Notification of wish to have future correspondence electronically
• Responses to any further information requested by the ExA
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 Date Passed
22 October 2019
Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:
• Comments on WRs and responses to comments on RRs
• Local Impact Reports (LIR) from any Local Authorities
• Updated Book of Reference and Negotiations Tracker from the Applicant
• Comments on SoCG and any revised/updated SoCG
• Comments on Applicant’s draft ASI itinerary
• Responses to ExQ1
• Applicant's revised dDCO (if required)
• Comments on any additional information/submissions received by D1
• Responses to any further information requested by the ExA
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 Date Passed
19 November 2019
Accompanied Site Inspections (ASI)
Accompanied Site Inspection (ASI)
 Date Passed
19 November 2019
Issue Specific Hearing (ISH 1)
Issue Specific Hearing on The Effect on Port Operations (ISH 1)
 Date Passed
20 November 2019
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing (CAH 1)
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing (CAH 1)
 Date Passed
20 November 2019
Issue Specific Hearing (ISH 2)
Issue Specific Hearing on the draft Development Consent Order (dDCO) (ISH 2)
 Date Passed
28 November 2019
Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:
• Post-hearing submissions including written submissions of oral case
• Comments on LIRs
• Comments on responses to the ExQ1
• Revised dDCO from Applicant
• Revised/updated SoCG (if any)
• Comments on any additional information/submissions received by D2
• Responses to any further information requested by the ExA
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 Date Passed
11 December 2019
Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:
• Comments on Applicant’s revised dDCO
• Comments on revised SoCG (if submitted)
• Comments on any additional information/submissions received by D3
• Responses to any further information requested by the ExA
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 Date Passed
18 December 2019
Issue by the ExA 1
Issue by the ExA of:
• ExA’s Further Written Questions (ExQ2) (if required)
• ExA’s consultation on the dDCO or dDCO commentary (if required)
 Date Passed
14 January 2020
Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:
• Responses to ExQ2 (if relevant)
• Comments on ExA’s consultation on the dDCO (if relevant)
• Comments on any additional information/submissions received by D4
• Responses to any further information requested by the ExA
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 Date Passed
21 January 2020
Issue by the ExA 2
Issue by the ExA of:
• Report on the Implications for European Sites (RIES) (if required)
• Any further information requested under Rule 17 (if required)
 Date Passed
27 January 2020
Dates reserved for any hearings (if required)
Dates reserved for any hearings (if required)
w/c 27
January 2020
NO LONGER REQUIRED
 Date Passed
28 January 2020
Deadline for the receipt by the ExA of:
- The Applicant’s non-statutory Consultation Report regarding requested changes to the Application
- Any additional comments on the Applicant’s requested changes to the Application by
Interested Parties
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 Date Passed
11 February 2020
Deadline 6
Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:
• Post hearing submissions including written submissions of oral case (if relevant) NO LONGER REQUIRED
• Responses to request(s) under Rule 17 (if relevant)
• Applicant’s preferred DCO
• Updated Book of Reference and Negotiations Tracker from the Applicant
• Revised/final SoCG
• Comments on the Applicant’s non-statutory Consultation Report regarding requested changes to the Application.
• Applicant’s response to any comments on the requested changes received at D5a
• Comments on any additional information/submissions received by D5
• Responses to any further information requested by the ExA
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 Date Passed
25 February 2020
Issue by the ExA 3
Issue by the ExA of:
• Procedural Decision in respect of the changes to the application proposed by the Applicant on 11 December 2019
 
03 March 2020
Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:
• Comments on Applicant’s preferred DCO
• Comments on updated Negotiations Tracker
• Comments on RIES (if relevant)
• Applicant’s amended Application documentation incorporating the requested changes into the Scheme (if accepted)
• Comments on any additional information/submissions received by D6
• Responses to any further information requested by the ExA
 
24 March 2020
Close of Examination
The ExA is under a duty to complete the examination of the application by the end of the period of six months beginning with the day after the close of the
Preliminary Meeting.

The ExA may close the examination before the end of the six-month period if he is satisfied that all relevant matters have been addressed and discussed.