Navitus Bay Wind 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
23 July 2014
Site Visit (Unaccompanied)
Unaccompanied site Visits taking place 23, 24 July and 13 and 14 August
 Date Passed
11 September 2014
Examination Begins
 Date Passed
06 October 2014
DEADLINE I
Deadline for receipt of:
• Local Impact Reports
• Completed Statements of Common Ground (SoCG) as requested by ExA and any drafts of Statements of Common Ground not completed
• Receipt of the technical annexes of Chapter 16 (Shipping and Navigation), Volume B of the Environmental Statement
Annex A – Consequences Assessment Report
Annex B – Hazard Log
Annex C – Navitus Bay MGN Checklist
• Receipt of errata to:
Sections 12.3.36 to 38 and Table 12.7 of the Environmental Statement, Volume C, Chapter 12 Landscape and Visual.
Table 4.3 in Appendix 12.4 of the Environmental Statement.
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 Date Passed
14 October 2014
Open Floor Hearing 1
Open floor hearing (mainland)
 Date Passed
20 October 2014
DEADLINE II
Deadline for receipt of:
• Statements of Common Ground not submitted at deadline I
• Comments on relevant representations (RRs)
• Summaries of RRs and comments that exceed 1500 words
• Written representations (WRs) by all interested parties
• Summaries of all WRs exceeding 1500 words
• Responses to ExA’s first written questions
• Notice of wish to be heard at an open floor hearing (Isle of Wight)
• Notice of wish to be heard at an issue-specific hearing
• Notice of wish to be heard at a compulsory acquisition hearing
• Nominations of additional locations to be inspected by the ExA and the features to be observed there, with reasons for each nomination and whether an accompanied site visit is necessary.
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 Date Passed
24 October 2014
Issue by ExA of:
• Notification of date, time and place for all issue specific and compulsory acquisition hearings including any open floor hearings in the Isle of Wight
 Date Passed
05 November 2014
DEADLINE III
Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:
• Responses to comments on RRs
• Comments on written representations
• Comments on responses to ExA’s written questions
• Comments on Local Impact Reports
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 Date Passed
10 November 2014
Issue by ExA of:
• Notification of date, time and place of accompanied site visits
 Date Passed
18 November 2014
Issue Specific Hearing 1
Dates reserved for issue-specific hearing
 Date Passed
19 November 2014
Issue Specific Hearing 2
Dates reserved for issue-specific hearing
 Date Passed
20 November 2014
Issue Specific Hearing 3
Dates reserved for issue-specific hearing
 Date Passed
21 November 2014
Issue Specific Hearing 4
Dates reserved for issue-specific hearing
 Date Passed
25 November 2014
Issue Specific Hearing 5
Dates reserved for issue-specific hearing
 Date Passed
26 November 2014
Issue Specific Hearing 6
Dates reserved for issue-specific hearing
 Date Passed
27 November 2014
Issue Specific Hearing 7
Dates reserved for issue-specific hearing
 Date Passed
28 November 2014
Issue Specific Hearing 8
Dates reserved for issue-specific hearing
 Date Passed
02 December 2014
Open Floor Hearing 2
Isle of Wight
 Date Passed
02 December 2014
Site Visit (Accompanied) 1
Isle Of Wight
 Date Passed
03 December 2014
Site Visit (Accompanied) 2
Accompanied site visit - Mainland
 Date Passed
04 December 2014
Site Visit (Accompanied) 3
Accompanied site visit - Mainland
 Date Passed
11 December 2014
DEADLINE IV
Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:
• Post hearing documents including any written summary of an oral case put at hearings held on Tuesday 18, Wednesday 19,Thursday 20 and Friday 21 November 2014 and Tuesday 25, Wednesday 26, Thursday 27 and Friday 28 November 2014 and any documents/amendments requested by the ExA
From the Applicant, in relation to the mitigation option set out at Appendix 43:
• Documents referred to in paragraph 1.5.1 of Appendix 43
• A Statement of all impacts
• Details of the consideration and identification as to whether any new (un-assessed) impacts would arise from the proposed option.
• Details of the process by which the Appendix 43 option was developed.
• A statement to address issues raised by the submissions made in writing and orally with regard to the status of Appendix 43.
• A statement on how HRA matters will be dealt with in relation to appendix 43.

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 Date Passed
07 January 2015
DEADLINE V
Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:
• Applicant’s revised draft DCO/DMLs taking account of issues raised in hearings and WRs
• Submissions on whether the mitigation
option set out in Appendix 43 amounts to a material change or whether the change is of such a degree that it constitutes a new project or whether it can still be considered under the existing application.
• Responses to documents submitted at deadline IV
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 Date Passed
14 January 2015
Issue by ExA of:
• Possible second written questions if required
 Date Passed
21 January 2015
Issue Specific Hearing 9
Date reserved for issue-specific hearings relating to :
• Development Consent Order and Deemed Marine Licences
 Date Passed
22 January 2015
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing
Date reserved for compulsory acquisition hearing
 Date Passed
22 January 2015
Issue Specific Hearing 10
Date reserved for hearing regarding mitigation option put forward in Appendix 43
 Date Passed
29 January 2015
DEADLINE VI
Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:
• Responses to ExA’s second written questions
• Post hearing documents including any written summary of an oral case put at hearings held on 21 and 22 January and any documents/amendments requested by the ExA
• Comments on the applicant’s revised DCO
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 Date Passed
05 February 2015
Deadline VIa
Deadline for receipt by the Examining Authority of:
• Additional representations on the merits of the Turbine Area Mitigation Option
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 Date Passed
20 February 2015
Publication by ExA of:
• A Report on the Implications for European Sites (RIES) taking issues raised and comments into account
• Revised draft DCO taking issues raised and comments into account
• Any further requests for information
 Date Passed
05 March 2015
DEADLINE VII
Deadline for receipt by the Examining Authority of:
• Comments on ExA’s revised draft DCO
• Comments on responses to ExA’s second written questions
• Comments on ExA’s RIES
• Receipt of further information as requested on 26 February 2015
• Comments on additional representations on the merits of the Turbine Area Mitigation Option
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 Date Passed
10 March 2015
DEADLINE VIII
Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:
• Comments on responses to the further information request dated 26 February 2015
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 Date Passed
11 March 2015
Examination closed