Norfolk Boreas

What happens next

The deadline for the close of the Examination has been extended to 12 October 2020.

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.

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 (57 items)

15 September 2020

The Applicant’s Comments on Deadline 14 Submissions (PDF 675kb) and Comments on Deadline 15 Submissions (PDF 866kb) have been accepted by the Examining Authority.

 

09 September 2020

The Examining Authority has issued a letter amending the Examination Timetable (PDF, 116kb).

04 September 2020

The Submissions for Deadline 15 have now been published.

02 September 2020

The Examining Authority’s Fifth Round of Written Questions (PDF 383kb) were published on 11 August 2020.

12 August 2020

The submissions for Deadline 13 have been published.

31 July 2020

The recordings of Issue Specific Hearing 5 on the draft Development Consent Order and other matters and hearing action points have been published.

24 July 2020

The Examining Authority is amending the approach to the virtual Issue Specific Hearing – ISH5.

The first three sessions due to take place on 21-23 July will now be replaced by a Rule 17 request for further information from those parties that were registered to attend.

The fourth hearing session on 24 July on the draft Development Consent Order remains unchanged and will continue as programmed that day. An updated agenda has been published

The Rule 17 request will be published on 17 July.  Responses are to be submitted by Deadline 13, 29 July.

16 July 2020
03 July 2020

The deadline for the close of the Examination has been extended to 12 October 2020.

The Examining Authority has issued an updated Examination timetable a FAQ document and a request for further information from all Interested Parties, in the form of a questionnaire.

Responses to this questionnaire are requested by Deadline 12, Tuesday 26 May 2020.

20 May 2020

The Submissions for Deadline 11 have now been published.

12 May 2020
12 May 2020

The submissions for Deadline 10 have been published.

07 May 2020

The Submissions for Deadline 9 have been published.

The updated timetable, published on 28 April, has been amended to correct minor errors at bullet point 4 of Deadline 9 and bullet point 6 of Deadline 10

30 April 2020

The Submissions for Deadline 8 have now been published.

09 April 2020
07 April 2020

The Submissions for Deadline 7 have now been published.

01 April 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 Examining Authority’s third round of Written Questions was published on 23 March 2020.

24 March 2020

The Examining Authority have published a letter revising the Examination Timetable which now includes a third round of written questions

20 March 2020

Please note that the hearings on 17 and 18 March and the Accompanied Site Inspection on 19 March have been postponed in light of the current public health situation surrounding coronavirus (COVID-19).

The hearings scheduled for April have also been postponed.

Updates to the Examination timetable will be announced in due course.

17 March 2020

We have published the itinerary for the Accompanied Site Inspection, taking place on 19 March 2020.

IMPORTANT: In the light of the current public health situation surrounding coronavirus (COVID-19), if you are planning to attend the hearings and ASI on 17-19 March 2020 please check this website and that of the venue (the Kings Centre) regularly and before travelling to the event. If there are any changes or cancellations required to the hearings and ASI this page will be updated as soon as possible. Advice is available and you are requested to please take careful note of it.

12 March 2020

We have published the agendas for the Issue Specific Hearing on onshore and offshore effects and the draft DCO and the Compulsory Acquisition Hearing, which are being held on 17 and 18 March 2020.

IMPORTANT: In the light of the current public health situation surrounding coronavirus (COVID-19), if you are planning to attend the hearings and ASI on 17-19 March 2020 please check this website and that of the venue (the Kings Centre) regularly and before travelling to the event. If there are any changes or cancellations required to the hearings and ASI this page will be updated as soon as possible. Advice is available and you are requested to please take careful note of it.

11 March 2020

The Submissions for Deadline 6 have been published.

09 March 2020

The Submission for Deadline 5 have now been published.

28 February 2020

A request for further information has been sent to the Applicant.

27 February 2020

A notification of Hearings and Accompanied Site Inspection, to take place 17- 19 March 2020, has been published.

18 February 2020

The Submissions for Deadline 4 have now been published.

03 February 2020

The audio recordings of Issue Specific Hearings 3 and 4, have now been published.

30 January 2020

The itinerary for the Accompanied Site Inspection, taking place on Thursday 23 January 2020, has been published.

20 January 2020

The Agendas for Issue Specific Hearings 3 and 4 have now been published.

14 January 2020

The Submissions for Deadline 3 have been published.

20 December 2019
16 December 2019

The submissions for Deadline 2 have now been published.

12 December 2019

The Deadline 1 submissions have now been published.

27 November 2019

Read the letter

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

Procedural decision following Preliminary Meeting

19 November 2019

There is an Open Floor Hearing at 7pm tonight (Wednesday 13 November 2019) at
The King’s Centre, King Street, Norwich, NR1 1PH

13 November 2019
  • Preliminary Meeting takes place
  • Examination begins
12 November 2019

Responses to the Examining Authority’s Rule 6 Letter of 11 October 2019 have been published.

06 November 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.

11 October 2019
Relevant representations published on the website
13 September 2019
Registration of interested parties closes
01 September 2019
Registration of interested parties begins
15 July 2019
Read the letter

The application has been accepted for examination

04 July 2019
Decision on whether or not to accept the application for examination
04 July 2019
Application received by the Planning Inspectorate
11 June 2019