What happens next
The Examining Authority issued a Recommendation Report to the Secretary of State on 10 September 2019. The Secretary of State has three months in which to issue a decision. The decision letter and Recommendation Report will be published on this project page once a decision has been made.
Timeline (42 items)
The Secretary of state for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has requested information and comments from Norfolk Vanguard Limited, Interested Parties and Other Parties on the Norfolk Vanguard Offshore Wind Farm.
The Secretary of State will be setting a new deadline for a decision. A statement confirming the new deadline for a decision will be made to the House of Commons and House of Lords in accordance with section 107(7) of the Planning Act 2008 as soon as possible once Parliament is in session.
The Examination closed at 11.59pm on 10 June 2019.
The Submissions for Deadline 9 have now been published.
The Examination closes at 23.59 on Monday 10 June 2019.
The Submissions for Deadline 8 have now been published.
A request for further information under Rule 17 has been sent to the Applicant.
The Examining Authority’s request for further information under Rule 17 has been published.
The Applicant has submitted Additional Submissions which have been accepted at the discretion of the Examining Authority.
The Report on the Implications for European Sites (RIES) and the Examining Authority’s draft DCO schedule of changes have now been published.
The Submissions for Deadline 7 have now been published.
Action points and audio recordings from the Hearings held in April 2019 have been published:
A revised version of the draft Development Consent Order (Version 4) has been published. This was accepted at the discretion of the Examining Authority as an additional submission on 17 April 2019.
The agendas for Issue Specific Hearing 6 on Environmental Matters on 24 April, the Open Floor Hearing in Dereham on the evening of 24 April, and Issue Specific Hearing 7 on the draft DCO on 25 April have been published.
The Submissions for Deadline 6 have now been published.
Action points from the Hearings held in March 2019 have been published:
The agendas for the March 2019 Hearings have been published.
The itinerary for the Accompanied Site Inspection scheduled for 25 & 26 March 2019 has also been published.
The itinerary for the Accompanied Site Inspection scheduled for 25 & 26 March 2019 has now been published.
The Submissions for Deadline 4 have been published.
The Examining Authority’s further (second) Written Questions and requests for information issued on 27 February have been published.
The Submissions for Deadline 3 have now been published.
The action points from the recent Issue Specific Hearings have been published.
Documents for Deadline 2 have been published.
A hearing submission for the Issue Specific Hearing on onshore environmental matters has been published.
The agenda for the Issue Specific Hearing 3 on the draft Development Consent Order on 7 February 2019 has been published.
The agendas for the Issue Specific Hearing 1 on onshore environmental matters on 5 February 2019, Issue Specific Hearing 2 on offshore environmental matters on 6 February 2019 and the Open Floor Hearing 2 on the evening of 6 February 2019 have been published.
The Examining Authority has requested further information from the Ministry of Defence and the Applicant for Deadline 2.
Documents for Deadline 1 have been published.
A letter from the Examining Authority giving notification of hearings in February 2019 has been published.
The Examination Timetable (Rule 8 letter) has been sent to Interested Parties
Procedural decision following Preliminary Meeting
- Preliminary Meeting takes place
- Examination begins
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 application has been accepted for examination
This application was received by the Planning Inspectorate on Tuesday 26 June 2018.
The applicant has agreed that all application documents can be published as soon as practicable to help everyone become familiar with the detail of what is being proposed in this application. The Planning Inspectorate will therefore make the application documents available as soon as practicable.
This provision is solely for the purpose of allowing more time to all those who wish to become familiar with the detail of what is being proposed ahead of the relevant representation period without lengthening the overall time required for the application process. There will be no opportunity at this stage to make comments on the application. However, if the application is accepted anyone interested in the application will be able to register and express their views during the relevant representation stage and the subsequent examination.