A19 Downhill Lane Junction Improvement

What happens next

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.

13/02/2020 - Deadline for close of examination. See the Examination Timetable for further information.

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 (17 items)

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08 October 2019
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The Accompanied Site Inspection (ASI) Notification letter has been published. The ASI is taking place on Tuesday 15 October 2019.

02 October 2019
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The Deadline 2 Submissions have been published.

11 September 2019
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The Deadline 1 Submissions have been published.

29 August 2019
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The Examination Timetable (Rule 8 letter) has been sent to Interested Parties

Procedural decision following Preliminary Meeting

21 August 2019
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  • Preliminary Meeting takes place
  • Examination begins
13 August 2019
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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.

12 July 2019
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Registration of interested parties closes
28 June 2019
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Relevant representations published on the website
28 June 2019
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The applicant has sent us a letter explaining a number of persons were not provided with section 56 notifications in error. The applicant has sent notifications to those parties and has allowed time for them to make their representations by Friday 28 June 2019.

If you have received a notification and wish to make a representation, please either use the online form or contact us at [email protected].

28 May 2019
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Registration of interested parties begins
28 May 2019
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The application has been accepted for examination

22 February 2019
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Decision on whether or not to accept the application for examination
22 February 2019
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This application was received by the Planning Inspectorate on 25 January 2019.

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.

28 January 2019
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Application received by the Planning Inspectorate
25 January 2019
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Application expected from applicant
27 April 2018