West Burton C power station

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
30 October 2019
Examination Begins
 Date Passed
06 November 2019
Issue by the Examining Authority of
Issue by theExA of:
• Examination Timetable

Publication of:
• The ExA’s Written Questions
 Date Passed
10 November 2019
Publication of;
Publication of:

• The ExA’s Further Written Questions (FWQs) (if required).
 Date Passed
20 November 2019
Deadline 1

Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:
• Local Impact Reports (LIRs) from Local Authorities;
• Initial Statements of Common Ground (SoCG) requested by the ExA (see Annex E of Rule 8 letter);
• Requests for an Open Floor Hearing (OFH);
• Notification of wish to speak at an OFH;
• Notification of wish to attend the Accompanied Site Inspection (ASI);
• Submission of suggested locations / sites for the ExA to include as part of the ASI including the issues to be observed there, information on whether the site can be accessed on public land and reasoning for each nominated site;
• Applicant’s draft itinerary for the ASI;
• Comments on Relevant Representations;
• Comments on any Additional Submissions.
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 Date Passed
06 December 2019
Deadline 2

Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:
• Responses to the ExA’s Written Questions;
• Written Representations (WRs);
• Summaries of all WRs exceeding 1500 words;
• Comments on LIR(s);
• Comments on the Applicant’s draft ASI itinerary submitted by Deadline 1;
• Progressed SoCG requested by the ExA;
• Any updated version of the draft Development Consent Order (dDCO) in clean, tracked and word versions;
• Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 of the Examination Procedure Rules (EPR).
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 Date Passed
16 December 2019
Issue by the ExA of
Issue by the ExA of:

• Notification of Hearings and Accompanied Site Inspection to be held during the week commencing 20 January 2020 (if required).
 Date Passed
20 December 2019
Deadline 3

Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:
• Comments on responses to the ExA’s Written Questions;
• Comments on WRs;
• Comments on any other information submitted for Deadline 2;
• Progressed SoCG requested by the ExA;
• Any updated version of the draft DCO in clean, tracked and word versions;
• Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 of the EPR.
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 Date Passed
21 January 2020
Accompanied Site Inspection
Accompanied Site Inspection
 Date Passed
21 January 2020
Open Floor Hearing
Open Floor Hearing
 Date Passed
22 January 2020
Hearing
Issue Specific Hearing 1 (ISH1)
on Environmental Matters & draft Development Consent Order
 Date Passed
30 January 2020
Deadline 4

Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:
• Written summaries of oral submissions made at any Hearings held during the week commencing 20 January 2020;
• Comments on any information submitted for Deadline 3;
• Any updated version of the draft DCO in clean, tracked and word versions;
• Progressed SoCG requested by the ExA;
• Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 of the EPR.
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 Date Passed
24 February 2020
Deadline 5

Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:
• Responses to the ExA’s Further Written Questions (if required);
• Comments on responses submitted for Deadline 4;
• Any updated version of the draft DCO in clean, tracked and word versions;
• Progressed SoCG;
• Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 of the EPR.
View the documents received relating to this deadline
 Date Passed
09 March 2020
Issue by the ExA of;
Issue by the ExA of:

• The Report on the Implications for European Sites (RIES) (if required);
• The ExA’s dDCO (if required);
• Any requests for information under Rule 17 of the EPR (if required).
 Date Passed
30 March 2020
Deadline 6

Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:
• Finalised SoCG;
• Signed and dated s106 Agreement (if required);
• Comments on the Report on the Implications for European Sites (if required);
• Comments on the ExA’s draft DCO (if required);
• Comments on responses submitted for Deadline 5;
• Responses to any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 of the EPR (if required);
• The Applicant’s Final Preferred DCO in the SI template validation report.
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 Date Passed
09 April 2020
Deadline 7

Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:
• Comments on responses submitted for Deadline 6;
• Comments on the Applicant’s Preferred DCO.
 Date Passed
30 April 2020
The ExA is under a duty to complete the Examination of the application by the end of the period of 6 months.

Please note that the ExA may close the Examination before the end of the six month period if he is satisfied that all relevant matters have been addressed and discussed.
 Date Passed
22 April 2020
Examination closed