What happens next
Dates for the Examination can be viewed on the Examination Timetable page.
Notice of the Procedural Decision has been issued by the Examining Authority to Interested Parties in the Rule 8 letter; this includes information about how the Examination will be conducted and the Examination Timetable as currently set out.See the Examination Timetable for further information.
If you have a legal interest in land affected by a Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project and:
- have not been identified by the Applicant; and
- did not register to become an Interested Party;
then you can make a request to the Examining Authority to become an Interested Party under s102A of the Planning Act 2008.
Timeline (22 items)
The Examining Authority has issued a Procedural Decision to vary the Examination Timetable.
The ExA’s Further Written Questions (ExQ2) have now been issued.
The ExA has not issued a dDCO commentary.
The Submissions for Deadline 3 have now been published.
The audio recordings for hearings held on the 19 and 20 November 2019 have been published.
The following documents have been published:
The Submissions for Deadline 2 have now been published.
The Examining Authority has issued the notice of an Accompanied Site Visit and Hearings that will take in November.
The Submissions for Deadline 1 have now been published.
The Rule 8 – Notification of Timetable for the Examination has now been published along with the Preliminary Meeting note and Audio Recordings from the Hearings on 24 September.
The Examination Timetable (Rule 8 letter) has been sent to Interested Parties
Procedural decision following Preliminary Meeting
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.
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.