Rampion Offshore Wind Farm

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
18 July 2013
Examination Begins
 Date Passed
25 July 2013
Issue by the Examining Authority:
- Examination timetable
- Examining Authority’s first Questions6 (EAQs)
- Requests for Statements of Common Ground (SoCG)
- Submission by the applicant of any documents relating to the applicant’s proposed corrections and omissions to the application
- Submission by any other party of corrections and omissions in relation to a relevant representation
 Date Passed
07 August 2013
Issue by the Examining Authority:
Notification by ExA of date, time and place for hearings relating to the Development Consent Order and Deemed Marine Licence
 Date Passed
09 August 2013
DEADLINE I for receipt by the Examining Authority:
Local Impact Reports
 Date Passed
15 August 2013
DEADLINE II for receipt by the Examining Authority:
- Written Representations (WRs)including any summaries of Written Representations of more than 1500 words
- Any summaries of Relevant Representations (RRs) exceeding 1500 words
- Responses to ExA’s first written questions (EAQs)
- Updated matrices prepared by the applicant to inform the Report on Implications for European Sites
- Statements of Common Ground (SoCGs)
- Comments on Relevant Representations (RRs)
- Notification of wish to be heard at Open Floor (OF) Hearing by Interested Parties
- Notification of wish to make oral representation at the Issue Specific Hearing
- Notification of wish to make oral representation at Compulsory Acquisition (CA) Hearing
- Notification of wish to attend site visit in the company of interested parties and any representations relating to proposed locations to visit
- Deadline for Statutory Parties and persons in certain categories with interest in land to inform the ExA of a wish to be considered as an Interested Party
 Date Passed
21 August 2013
Issue by the Examining Authority:
- Notification by ExA of date, time and place for Open Floor Hearing
- Notification of time and place of ExA’s inspection of a site to which the application/specific matters relate in the company of Interested Parties
 Date Passed
28 August 2013
Issue Specific Hearing 1
Development Consent Order and Deemed Marine Licence
 Date Passed
29 August 2013
Issue Specific Hearing 2
Development Consent Order and Deemed Marine Licence
 Date Passed
05 September 2013
DEADLINE III for receipt by the Examining Authority:
- Post-Hearing documents including any written summary of an oral case put at any Development Consent Order and Deemed Marine Licence Hearings and any documents/amendments requested by the ExA
- Comments on Local Impact Reports
 Date Passed
11 September 2013
Open Floor Hearing 1
Open Floor Hearing
 Date Passed
12 September 2013
DEADLINE IV for receipt by the Examining Authority:
- Comments on Written Representations (WRs)
- Comments on responses to ExA’s first written questions
- Comments on applicant’s matrices to inform the Report on the Implications for European Sites
- Comments on Statements of Common Ground
 Date Passed
12 September 2013
Open Floor Hearing 2
Open Floor Hearing
 Date Passed
19 September 2013
DEADLINE V for receipt by the Examining Authority:
- Post-Hearing documents including any written summary of an oral case put at any Open Floor Hearings and any documents/amendments requested by the ExA
 Date Passed
24 September 2013
Issue by the Examining Authority:
- Examining Authority’s second written questions (EAQs)
 Date Passed
25 September 2013
Site Visit (Accompanied) 1
ExA's inspection of onshore and offshore sites in the company of Interested Parties
 Date Passed
26 September 2013
Site Visit (Accompanied) 2
ExA's inspection of onshore and offshore sites in the company of Interested Parties
 Date Passed
09 October 2013
DEADLINE VI for receipt by the Examining Authority:
- Responses to comments on matrices prepared by the applicant to inform the Report on Implications for European Sites
 Date Passed
15 October 2013
DEADLINE VII for receipt by the Examining Authority:
- Responses to ExA’s second written questions (EAQs)
 Date Passed
29 October 2013
DEADLINE for receipt by the Examining Authority:
- Further information requested under Rule 17 relating to outstanding Habitats Regulation assessment work and final completed matrices
 Date Passed
30 October 2013
Issue Specific Hearing 3
Issue Specific Hearing
 Date Passed
31 October 2013
Issue Specific Hearing 4
Issue Specific Hearing
 Date Passed
01 November 2013
Issue Specific Hearing 5
Issue Specific Hearing
 Date Passed
06 November 2013
Issue Specific Hearing 6
Development Consent Order and Deemed Marine Licence
 Date Passed
07 November 2013
Issue Specific Hearing 7
Development Consent Order and Deemed Marine Licence
 Date Passed
12 November 2013
DEADLINE VIII for receipt by the Examining Authority:
- Post-Hearing documents including any written summary of an oral case put at any Issue Specific Hearings and any documents/amendments requested by the ExA
Submission of protective provisions and updated Book of Reference requested under Rule 17
 Date Passed
12 November 2013
Issue Specific Hearing 8
Deadline VIII
 Date Passed
27 November 2013
Issue Specific Hearing 9
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing
 Date Passed
28 November 2013
DEADLINE IX for receipt by the Examining Authority:
- Comments on responses to ExA’s second written questions (EAQ)
 Date Passed
28 November 2013
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing 1
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing
 Date Passed
29 November 2013
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing 2
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing
 Date Passed
03 December 2013
Issue Specific Hearing 10
Issue Specific Hearing
 Date Passed
04 December 2013
Issue Specific Hearing 11
Issue Specific Hearing
 Date Passed
05 December 2013
DEADLINE X for receipt by the Examining Authority:
- Final Statements of Common Ground (SoCGs)
- Post-Hearing documents including any written summary of an oral case put at any Compulsory Acquisition Hearings and any documents/amendments requested by the ExA
 Date Passed
05 December 2013
Issue Specific Hearing 12
Development Consent Order and Deemed Marine Licence
 Date Passed
06 December 2013
Issue Specific Hearing 13
Development Consent Order and Deemed Marine Licence
 Date Passed
10 December 2013
DEADLINE XI for receipt by the Examining Authority:
- Post-Hearing documents including any written summary of an oral case put at any Development Consent Order and Deemed Marine Licence Hearings and any documents/amendments requested by the ExA
 Date Passed
13 December 2013
including the matrices prepared by the ExA for consultation"
 Date Passed
08 January 2014
DEADLINE XII for receipt by the Examining Authority:
- Any written comments on the ExA’s draft Development Consent Order.
- Any written comments on Report on the Implications for European Sites, including the matrices prepared by the ExA
 Date Passed
18 January 2014
Examination closed