Cleve Hill Solar 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
30 May 2019
Examination Begins
 Date Passed
07 June 2019
Issue by the Examining Authority
Examination Timetable
 Date Passed
07 June 2019
Publication of
The Examining Authority's Written Questions
 Date Passed
12 June 2019
Deadline 1
Deadline for receipt by the Examining Authority of:
• 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 the Accompanied Site Inspection (ASI);
• Submission of suggested locations / sites for the Panel 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 to be held on Wednesday 24 July 2019;
• Local Impact Reports (LIR) from Local Authorities.
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 Date Passed
26 June 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;
• Notification of wish to participate in Issue Specific Hearings;
• Initial Statements of Common Ground requested by the ExA;
• Comments on Relevant Representations (RRs);
• Comments on the Applicant’s response to the Planning Inspectorate’s s51 advice [AS-001 to AS-010];
• An updated Guide to the Application;
• The Compulsory Acquisition Schedule;
• An updated version of the draft Development Consent Order (dDCO) in clean, tracked and word versions;
• Comments on responses submitted for Deadline 1;
• Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 of the Examination Rules2.
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 Date Passed
16 July 2019
Open Floor Hearing 1 (Morning)
For any Interested Parties to make representations on the merits of the Proposed Development.
 Date Passed
16 July 2019
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing 1
This hearing will take place on the afternoon of 16 Jul 2019.
 Date Passed
17 July 2019
Issue Specific Hearing 1
An Issue Specific Hearing dealing with matters relating on Need.
 Date Passed
18 July 2019
Issue Specific Hearing 2
An Issue Specific Hearing dealing with matters relating to the draft Development Consent Order
 Date Passed
22 July 2019
Open Floor Hearing 2 (Evening)
For any Interested Parties to make representations on the merits of the Proposed Development.
 Date Passed
23 July 2019
Issue Specific Hearing 3
An Issue Specific Hearing dealing with matters relating to Landscape and Visual Amenity Matters.
 Date Passed
24 July 2019
Accompanied Site Inspection 1
Accompanied Site Inspections (ASI) 1
 Date Passed
25 July 2019
Issue Specific Hearing 4
An Issue Specific Hearing dealing with matters relating to Biodiversity/Nature Conservation Matters.
 Date Passed
01 August 2019
Deadline 3
Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:
• Written summaries of oral submissions put at any hearings held between 16 and 25 July 2019;
• Comments on LIR(s);
• An updated Guide to the Application;
• An updated version of the dDCO in clean, tracked and word versions;
• An updated Compulsory Acquisition Schedule;
• Comments on responses to the ExA’s Written Questions;
• Comments on responses submitted for Deadline 2;
• Progressed Statements of Common Ground;
• Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 of the Examination Rules.
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 Date Passed
09 August 2019
Publication of
• The ExA’s Further Written Questions (FWQ) (if required)
 Date Passed
30 August 2019
Deadline 4
Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:
• Responses to the ExA’s FWQ (if published);
• An updated Guide to the Application;
• An updated version of the dDCO in clean, tracked and word versions;
• An updated Compulsory Acquisition Schedule;
• Comments on responses submitted for Deadline 3;
• Progressed Statements of Common Ground;
• Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 of the Examination Rules.
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 Date Passed
10 September 2019
Open Floor Hearing 3
For any Interested Parties to make representations on the merits of the Proposed Development.
 Date Passed
10 September 2019
Issue Specific Hearing 5
Issue Specific Hearing 5 on the draft Development Consent Order (dDCO)
 Date Passed
11 September 2019
Issue Specific Hearing 6
Issue Specific Hearing 6 on Environmental Matters
 Date Passed
12 September 2019
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing 2
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing 2
 Date Passed
20 September 2019
Deadline 5
Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:
• Written summaries of oral submissions put at any
hearings held during the week commencing 9
September 2019;
• Comments on responses to the ExA’s FWQ (if
published);
• An updated Guide to the Application;
• An updated version of the dDCO in clean, tracked
and word versions;
• An updated Compulsory Acquisition Schedule;
• Comments on responses submitted for Deadline 4;
• Progressed Statements of Common Ground;
• Any further information requested by the ExA
under Rule 17 of the Examination Rules.
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 Date Passed
04 October 2019
Deadline 6
Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:
• An updated Guide to the Application;
• An updated version of the dDCO in clean, tracked
and word versions;
• An updated Compulsory Acquisition Schedule;
• Comments on responses submitted for Deadline 5;
• Progressed Statements of Common Ground;
• Any further information requested by the ExA
under Rule 17 of the Examination Rules.
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 Date Passed
23 October 2019
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
Examination Rules (if required).
 Date Passed
13 November 2019
Deadline 7
Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:
• Comments on the RIES (if required);
• Comments on the ExA’s dDCO (if required);
• Any further information requested by the ExA
under Rule 17 of the Examination Rules (if
required);
• An updated Guide to the Application;
• An updated version of the dDCO in clean, tracked
and word versions;
• An updated Compulsory Acquisition Schedule;
• Comments on responses submitted for Deadline 6;
• Finalised Statements of Common Ground and S106
Agreements.
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30 November 2019
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
 
30 November 2019
Deadline for close of examination