Riverside Energy Park

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 April 2019
Examination Begins
 Date Passed
17 April 2019
Issue by the Examining Authority (ExA)
Issue by the ExA of:
-Examination Timetable
-The ExA's Written Questions
 Date Passed
30 April 2019
Deadline 1 for the receipt of:
- Notification of wish to speak at a Compulsory Acquisition Hearing
- Notification of wish to speak at an Issue Specific Hearing
- Notification of wish to speak at an Open Floor Hearing
- Notification of wish to attend an Accompanied Site Inspection (ASI), suggested locations and justifications
- Notification by statutory parties of wish to be considered as an Interested Party
- Notification of wish to have future correspondence electronically
- Provision by the Applicant of a draft itinerary for the ASI
- Responses to any further information requested by the ExA for this Deadline
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 Date Passed
20 May 2019
Deadline 2 for receipt of:
- Comments on Relevant Representations (RRs)
- Written Representations (WRs)
- Summaries of all WRs exceeding 1500 words
- Local Impact Reports (LIR) from any local authorities
- Statements of Common Ground(s) (SoCGs) requested by the ExA
- Responses to the ExA’s Written Questions
- Provision by the Applicant of final itinerary for ASI
- Comments on any additional information/submissions received by previous deadline
- Responses to any further information requested by the ExA for this Deadline
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 Date Passed
04 June 2019
Accompanied Site Inspection
Date reserved for accompanied site inspection
 Date Passed
04 June 2019
Open Floor Hearing
Open floor hearing
 Date Passed
05 June 2019
Issue Specific Hearing (ISH1)
Issue specific hearing (ISH1) on environmental matters
 Date Passed
06 June 2019
Issue Specific Hearing (ISH2)
Issue specific hearing (ISH2) on the draft Development Consent Order
 Date Passed
06 June 2019
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing (CAH1)
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing (CAH1)
 Date Passed
07 June 2019
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing (CAH1) continued
Continuation of CAH1 of 6 June 2019
 Date Passed
18 June 2019
Deadline 3 for receipt by the ExA of:
- Comments on WRs and responses to comments on RRs
- Comments on LIRs
- Comments on responses to the ExA’s First Written Questions
- Any revised SoCGs
- Revised draft DCO from Applicant
- Post hearing submissions including written submissions of oral case
- Responses to any further information requested by the ExA
- Comments on any additional information/submissions received by previous deadline
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 Date Passed
19 July 2019
Deadline 4 for receipt of:
- Responses to the ExA’s Further Written Questions (if required)
- Comments on Applicant’s revised draft DCO (if required)
- Comments on Post hearing submissions including written submissions of oral case
- Any revised SoCG
- Responses to any further information requested by the ExA
- Comments on any additional information/submissions received by previous deadline
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 Date Passed
13 August 2019
Deadline 5 for receipt of:
- Applicant’s revised draft DCO
- Responses to further information requested by the ExA
- Any revised SoCG
- Post hearing submissions including written submissions of oral case
- Responses to any further information requested by the ExA
- Comments on any additional information/submissions received by previous deadline
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 Date Passed
16 August 2019
Deadline 6 for receipt of:
- Responses to the ExA’s further written questions
and request for comments on changes to the application issued on 1 August 2019
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03 September 2019
Deadline 7 for receipt of:
- Comments on the draft DCO (if required)
- Any revised SoCG
- Responses to any further information requested by the ExA
- Comments on any additional information/submissions received by previous deadline
 
18 September 2019
Compulsory Aquisition Hearing (CAH2)
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing (CAH2)
 
19 September 2019
Issue Specific Hearing (ISH3)
Issue Specific Hearing (ISH3) into the draft Development Consent Order (DCO)
 
23 September 2019
Deadline 8 for receipt of:
- Responses to comments on the draft DCO (if required)
- Responses to any further information requested by the ExA
- Final SoCGs
- Comments on any additional information/submissions received by previous deadline
- Final draft DCO to be submitted by the Applicant in the statutory instrument (SI) template with the SI template validation report
 
09 October 2019
Deadline for close of examination
The ExA is under a duty to complete the Examination of the application by the end of the period of 6 months beginning with the day after the close of the Preliminary Meeting.
 
10 October 2019
Deadline for close of examination