What happens next
A decision on the application for a Development Consent Order for Kemsley Paper Mill (K4) CHP Plant was taken on 05 July 2019 and has now been issued.
The period for legal challenge is defined in s118 of the Planning Act 2008. Further information about legal challenge can be found in the letter sent to all Interested Parties accompanying the Secretary of State’s decision and statement of reasons.
If you have any queries about the process please email the Planning Inspectorate at [email protected] or telephone the helpline on 0303 444 5000.
Timeline (35 items)
The Secretary of State has granted development consent for this application. For further information, please refer to the following decision documentation:
Secretary of State Decision Letter
Development Consent Order as Made by the Secretary of State
Habitats Regulations Assessment
Regulation 31 Notice
Notification of Decision Letter
The Applicant has responded to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s request for comments and provided supporting RPS Technical Note.
The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has requested comments from the Applicant by 7 June 2019 (extended from 31 May 2019).
The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has requested comments from the Applicant by 31 May 2019.
Swale Borough Council and the Applicant have responded to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s request for comments.
The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has requested comments from the Applicant and Swale Borough Council by 16 May 2019.
Submissions for Deadline 9 – 3 January 2019 have been published.
Submissions for Deadline 8 have now been published.
The Applicant has submitted amended documents which have been accepted by the Examining Authority. Comments from all parties are invited no later than 12 noon on Monday 24 December 2018. The Examination timetable has been amended.
Submissions for Deadline 6 (20 November 2018) have been published.
Submissions for Deadline 5 – 13 November 2018 have been published
The Examining Authority has issued Further Written Questions, the ExA’s preferred Development Consent Order and the Report on the Implications for European Sites.
Documents have been submitted by the Applicant and accepted as Additional Submissions at the discretion of the Examining Authority.
The Examining Authority has decided that the Issue Specific Hearings scheduled to take place (if required) on the 6 and 7 November 2018 are now not required.
Submissions for Deadline 4 – 28 September 2018 have been published.
Submissions for Deadline 3 – 20 September 2018 have been published.
The audio files from the open floor hearing, issue specific hearing 2 am, issue specific hearing 2 pm and issue specific hearing 3 have been published.
The Applicant’s Briefing Note for the Accompanied Site Inspection, the agenda for the Issue Specific Hearing 2 and the agenda for the Issue Specific Hearing 3 have been published.
An itinerary for the Accompanied Site Inspection and agenda for the Open Floor Hearing have been published.
The submissions for deadline 2 have now been published.
The submissions for deadline 1 have now been published.
The examination timetable (Rule 8 letter) has been sent to interested parties.
The Examination Timetable (Rule 8 letter) has been sent to Interested Parties
Procedural decision following Preliminary Meeting
- Preliminary Meeting takes place
- Examination begins
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.