VPI Immingham OCGT

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
08 August 2019
Examination Begins
 Date Passed
15 August 2019
Issue by the Examining Authority of
• Examination Timetable
• The ExA’s Written Questions
 Date Passed
29 August 2019
Deadline for the receipt of:
• Notification of wish to speak at the Issue Specific
Hearing on the draft Development Consent Order
(DCO)
• Notification of wish to speak at the Issue Specific
Hearing on Environmental Matters
• Notification of wish to speak at a Compulsory
Acquisition Hearing (CAH)
• Notification of wish to speak at an Open Floor
Hearing (OFH)
• Notification of wish to attend an Accompanied
Site Inspection (ASI), suggested locations and
justifications
• Notification by Statutory Parties and certain Local
Authorities who wish to be considered as an
Interested Party
• Notification of wish to have future
correspondence electronically
View the documents received relating to this deadline
 Date Passed
03 September 2019
Time reserved for issue by the Examining Authority (ExA)
• Any notification of hearings
 Date Passed
12 September 2019
Deadline for receipt of:
• Comments on Relevant Representations (RRs)
• Written Representations (WRs)
• Summaries of all WRs exceeding 1500 words
• Local Impact Reports (LIRs) from any local
authorities
• Responses to the ExA’s Written Questions
• Statements of Common Ground (SoCG) requested
by the ExA
• Statement of Commonality of SoCG
• Applicant’s Guide to the Application
• The Compulsory Acquisition (CA) Schedule
• Comments on any additional submissions
View the documents received relating to this deadline
 
01 October 2019
Accompanied Site Inspection (ASI1)
Accompanied Site Inspection
 
01 October 2019
Open Floor Hearing (OFH)
Date reserved to hold an OFH (if required)
 
02 October 2019
Issue Specific Hearing 1 (ISH1)
ISH1 into the draft DCO (Morning)
 
02 October 2019
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing (CAH)
Date reserved to hold a CAH if required (Afternoon)
 
03 October 2019
Issue Specific Hearing 2 (ISH2)
ISH2 into environmental matters
 
10 October 2019
Deadline 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 Written
Questions
• Revised draft DCO from the Applicant
• Post hearing submissions including written
submissions of oral case
• Responses to any further information requested by
the ExA
 
24 October 2019
Publication by the ExA of
The ExA’s Further Written Questions (if required)
 
06 November 2019
Date reserved for issue by the ExA of
• Any notification of hearings (if required)
 
14 November 2019
Deadline for receipt of:
• Responses to the ExA’s Further Written Questions
(if required)
• Comments on Applicant’s revised draft DCO (if
required)
• Responses to any further information requested by
the ExA
• Comments on Post hearing submissions including
written submissions of oral case
 
04 December 2019
Issue Specific Hearing 3/Accompanied Site Inspection 2
Date reserved for Issue Specific Hearings or
Accompanied Site Inspection (if required)
 
05 December 2019
Issue Specific Hearing 4/Accompanied Site Inspection 3
Date reserved for Issue Specific Hearings or
Accompanied Site Inspection (if required)
 
12 December 2019
Deadline for receipt of:
• Comments on responses to the ExA’s Further
Written Questions (if required)
• Applicant’s revised draft DCO
• Responses to further information requested by the
ExA
• Post hearing submissions including written
submissions of oral case
 
02 January 2020
Deadline for receipt of:
• Comments on the Applicant’s draft DCO (if required)
• Responses to further information requested by the ExA
 
03 January 2020
Publication by the ExA of
• Report on the Implications for European Sites
(RIES) (If required)
 
24 January 2020
Deadline 7
Deadline for receipt of:
• Comments on the REIS (if submitted)
 
31 January 2020
Time reserved for issue by the ExA of
• Any further information requests under Rule 17 (if
required)
 
06 February 2020
Deadline for receipt of:
• Responses to comments on the Applicant’s draft
DCO (if required)
• Responses to comments on the RIES
• Responses to further information requested by the
ExA
• Final updated version of the Book of Reference
Applicant’s final Guide to the Application document
• Final CA Schedule
• Final SoCG
• Final Statement of Commonality of SoCG
• Final draft DCO to be submitted by the Applicant in
the Statutory Instrument (SI) template with the SI
template validation report
• Resubmission of final version of updated
application documents
 
08 February 2020
Close of the 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.
 
08 February 2020
Deadline for close of examination