Norfolk Boreas

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
12 November 2019
Examination Begins
 Date Passed
13 November 2019
Issue Specific Hearing 1
Issue Specific Hearing on the draft Development Consent Order
 Date Passed
13 November 2019
Open Floor Hearing 1
Open Floor Hearing
 Date Passed
14 November 2019
Issue Specific Hearing 2
Issue Specific Hearing on Environmental Matters including HRA
 Date Passed
19 November 2019
Issue by the ExA of
• Rule 8 Letter
• Examination Timetable
• A Compulsory Acquisition Objections schedule
• Written Questions
 Date Passed
25 November 2019
Deadline 1

Deadline for receipt of:
• Submission of post-hearing documents including any written submissions of oral case
• Revised draft DCO and Schedule of Changes
• Applicant’s updated HRA Matrices to inform the RIES
• Nominations of suggested locations and justifications for site inspections for consideration by the ExA
• Notification by Statutory Parties of wish to be considered an Interested Party
• Any other information as requested by the ExA
View the documents received relating to this deadline
 Date Passed
10 December 2019
Deadline 2

Deadline for receipt of:
• Written Representations
• Summaries of Relevant Representations
exceeding 1500 words
• Summaries of all Written Representations exceeding 1500 words
• Local Impact Reports
• Responses to ExA’s Written Questions
• Initial Statements of Common Ground
• Schedule of Mitigation
• Notification of wish to speak at a Compulsory
Acquisition Hearing
• Notification of wish to make oral
representations at the Issue Specific Hearings
in January 2020
• Notification of wish to speak at Open Floor
Hearing
• Any other information as requested by the ExA
View the documents received relating to this deadline
 Date Passed
19 December 2019
Deadline 3

Deadline for receipt of:
• Comments on responses to ExA’s Written
Questions
• Comments on Written Representations
• Comments on LIRs
• Comments on the updated HRA Matrices
• Updated Guide to the Application
• Implications for the Norfolk Boreas Application
for Development Consent of any SoS decision
on the Norfolk Vanguard Offshore Windfarm
application;
• Any other information as requested by the ExA
View the documents received relating to this deadline
 Date Passed
24 December 2019
Notification by the ExA of
further hearings and Accompanied Site Inspection
 Date Passed
21 January 2020
Issue Specific Hearing 3
Issue Specific Hearing on onshore effects including the
draft Development Consent Order
 Date Passed
22 January 2020
Issue Specific Hearing 4
Issue Specific Hearing on offshore effects including the
draft Development Consent Order
 Date Passed
23 January 2020
Accompanied Site Inspection
Accompanied Site Inspection
 Date Passed
30 January 2020
Deadline 4

Deadline for receipt of:
• Post hearing submissions from hearings
• Revised draft DCO and Schedule of Changes
• Any other information as requested by the ExA
View the documents received relating to this deadline
 Date Passed
12 February 2020
Publication by the ExA
Further Written Questions
 Date Passed
18 February 2020
Notification by the ExA
Further hearings and Accompanied Site Inspection
 Date Passed
26 February 2020
Deadline 5

Deadline for receipt of:
• Responses to Further Written Questions
• Any other information as requested by the ExA
View the documents received relating to this deadline
 Date Passed
05 March 2020
Deadline 6

Deadline for receipt of:
• Comments on responses to Further Written Questions
• An Updated Compulsory Acquisition Objections schedule
• Updated Statements of Common Ground
• Updated Guide to the Application
• Any other information as requested by the ExA
View the documents received relating to this deadline
 Date Passed
23 March 2020
Issue of third round of written questions
 Date Passed
31 March 2020
Deadline 7

Deadline for receipt of:
• Responses to third round of written questions
• Revised draft DCO and Schedule of Changes
View the documents received relating to this deadline
 
07 April 2020
Publication by the ExA of
The Report on Implications for European Sites
(RIES)
 
08 April 2020
Deadline 8

Deadline for receipt of:
• Comments on responses to third round of written questions
• Comments on revised draft DCO and Schedule of Changes
• Updated Statements of Common Ground
• Any other information as requested by the ExA
 
29 April 2020
Deadline 9

Deadline for receipt of:
• Comments on the RIES
• Updated Guide to the Application
• Final ‘Compulsory Acquisition’ schedule
• Final signed Statements of Common Ground
• Submissions on the implications for the Norfolk
Boreas Application of the representations made in relation to the SoS consultation on the Norfolk Vanguard and any other relevant offshore Wind Farm applications
• Any other information as requested by the ExA
 
06 May 2020
Deadline 10

Deadline for receipt of:
• Final draft DCO and Schedule of Changes to be
submitted by the Applicant in the SI template
with the SI template validation report
• Final Guide to the Application
• Final updated version of the Book of Reference
• Responses to comments on the RIES
• Comments on the submissions on the implications
for the Norfolk Boreas Application of the SoS consultation on the Norfolk Vanguard and any other relevant offshore Wind Farm application
• Any other information as requested by the ExA
 
12 May 2020
Deadline for close of examination