Norfolk Vanguard

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
10 December 2018
Examination Begins
 Date Passed
10 December 2018
Open Floor Hearing 1
Open Floor Hearing
 Date Passed
16 January 2019
Deadline 1

Deadline for receipt of:
• Comments on Relevant Representations (RRs)
• Summaries of all RRs exceeding 1500 words
• Written Representations (WRs)
• Summaries of all WRs exceeding 1500 words
• Local Impact Reports from any local authorities
• Statements of Common Ground (SoCG) requested by the ExA
• Statement of Commonality of SoGCs
• Applicant’s Guide to the Application
• The Compulsory Acquisition (CA) schedule
• Responses to the ExA’s Written Questions
• Comments on updated application documents including specific comments upon drafting of the DCO
• Comments on any additional submissions
• Responses to further information requested by the ExA
• Notification by Statutory Parties and certain Local Authorities who wish to be considered as an Interested Party
• Notification of wish to speak at a Compulsory Acquisition Hearing (CAH)
• Notification of wish to speak at Open Floor Hearing (OFH)
• Notification of wish to make oral representations at the Issue Specific Hearing on the draft Development Consent Order (DCO)
• Notification of wish to make oral representations at the Issue Specific Hearing on Environmental matters
• Notification of wish to attend an Accompanied Site Inspection (ASI), suggested locations and justifications
• Notification of wish to have future correspondence electronically

View the documents received relating to this deadline
 
30 January 2019
Deadline 2

Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:
• Comments on WRs and responses to comments on RRs
• Comments on Local Impact Reports
• Comments on responses to the ExA’s Written Questions
• Revised draft DCO from Applicant
• Responses to further information requested by the ExA

 
05 February 2019
Issue Specific Hearing 1
Issue Specific Hearing into onshore environmental matters: to include all environmental and amenity matters
 
06 February 2019
Issue Specific Hearing 2
Issue Specific Hearing into offshore environmental matters: to include offshore ecology and processes
 
06 February 2019
Open Floor Hearing 2
Open Floor Hearing
 
07 February 2019
Issue Specific Hearing 3
Issue Specific Hearing into the draft DCO
 
14 February 2019
Deadline 3
• Post hearing submissions including written submissions of oral cases
• Responses to further information requested by the ExA
 
27 February 2019
Publication by the ExA
Publication by the ExA of:
• The ExA's Further Written Questions (if required)
 
13 March 2019
Deadline 4
Deadline for receipt of:
• Responses to the ExA’s Further Written Questions (if required)
• Applicant’s revised draft DCO
• Updated SoCGs
• Updated Statement of Commonality of SoCGs
• Applicant’s updated Guide to the Application
• Responses to further information requested by the ExA
 
20 March 2019
Deadline 5
• Comments on responses to ExA’s Further Written Questions (if required)
• Responses to further information requested by the ExA
 
27 March 2019
Accompanied Site Inspection
Accompanied Site Inspection to be held on Monday 25 March & Tuesday 26 March
 
27 March 2019
Issue Specific Hearing 4
Date reserved to hold an Issue Specific Hearing into environmental matters (if required)
 
28 March 2019
Issue Specific Hearing 5
Date reserved to hold an Issue Specific Hearing into the draft DCO (if required)
 
28 March 2019
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing
Date reserved to hold a Compulsory Acquisition Hearing (if required)
 
29 March 2019
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing 2
Date reserved to hold a Compulsory Acquisition Hearing (if required)
 
05 April 2019
Deadline 6
Deadline for receipt of:
• Responses to further information requested by the ExA
• Post hearing submissions including written submissions of oral case
 
24 April 2019
Issue Specific Hearing 6
Date reserved to hold an Issue Specific Hearing into Environmental Matters
 
24 April 2019
Open Floor Hearing 3
Date reserved to hold an Open Floor Hearing (if required)
 
25 April 2019
Issue Specific Hearing 7
Date reserved to hold an Issue Specific Hearing into Environmental Matters
 
02 May 2019
Deadline 7
Deadline for receipt of:
• Updated SoCGs
• Updated Statement of Commonality of SoCGs
• Applicant’s updated Guide to the Application
• Responses to further information requested by the ExA
• Post hearing submissions (if required)
 
09 May 2019
Publication by the ExA of
Publication by the ExA of:
• The Report on the Implications of European Sites (RIES)
• The ExA's draft DCO schedule of changes (if required)
 
21 May 2019
Issue by the ExA of
Time reserved by the ExA of:
• Any further information requests under Rule 17 (if required)
 
30 May 2019
Deadline 8
Deadline for receipt of:
• Comments on the RIES
• Comments on the ExA’s draft DCO schedule of changes (if required)
• Final updated version of the Book of Reference
• Applicant’s final guide to application document
• Final CA Schedule
• Final SoCGs
• Final Statement of Commonality of SoCGs
• Responses to further information requested by the ExA
• Applicant’s final updated Guide to the Application
• Final DCO to be submitted by the Applicant in the SI template with the SI template validation report
 
06 June 2019
Deadline 9
Deadline for the receipt of:
• Responses to comments on the RIES
• Responses to comments on ExA’s draft DCO schedule of changes
 
10 June 2019
Deadline for close of examination