Navitus Bay Wind Park
Query on how to become involved with the process for the Navitus Bay Wind Park application
This application was submitted to the Planning Inspectorate on 10 April 2014. There is a period of 28 days from 10 April to decide whether or not to accept it. This decision should be made not later than Thursday 8 May 2014.
Issues related to the merits of an application, such as the location of the proposal, can only be considered during the examination of an application. If an application is accepted for examination, the applicant is, amongst other things, required to publicise the acceptance for at least two successive weeks in a local newspaper. A period for the making of ?relevant representations? is also opened via the Planning Inspectorate?s website. If you are interested in the progress of this application, and if it is accepted for examination, you will need to register to become an interested party in the examination by making a relevant representation during the advertised period, which must run for at least 28 days. Notification of this period will also appear on the Planning Inspectorate's project webpage, here:
The Planning Inspectorate has published a series of advice notes which explain the process, including information on how to get involved. These are available at the following link: attachment 2. I would draw your attention in particular to advice notes 8.1 through 8.5.