What happens next
06/02/2020 - Deadline for Secretary of State to make decision
The Examining Authority issued a Recommendation Report to the Secretary of State on 06 November 2019. The Secretary of State has three months in which to issue a decision. The decision letter and Recommendation Report will be published on this project page once a decision has been made.
Timeline (37 items)
Responses to the Secretary of State’s consultation have been published.
The Secretary of State has issued a letter seeking further clarification from the Applicant, Scottish Power Renewables (UK) and Western Power Distribution. The deadline for responses is the 12 December 2019.
Notification of completion of The Examining Authority’s Examination Letter (Section 99) has been published.
The Examination closed at 23:59 on 6 August 2019.
The Submissions for Deadline 9 have now been published.
The Submissions for Deadline 8 have now been published.
The Examining Authority has issued a letter requesting further information from the Applicant and Affected Persons and notifying of changes to the Examination Timetable. Responses are due by Deadline 8, 26 July 2019.
The Submissions for Deadline 7 have now been published.
The Submissions for Deadline 6 have now been published.
The Examining Authority has issued a letter requesting further information from the Applicant and Affected Persons. Responses are due by Deadline 6, Thursday 4 July 2019.
The Submissions for Deadline 5 have now been published.
The Examining Authority’s Further Written Questions have now been published, along with the Report on the Implications for European Sites (RIES).
Notification of an Issue Specific Hearing on Chybucca junction on 12 June 2019 has been published.
The Submissions for Deadline 4 have now been published.
The Submissions for Deadline 3 have now been published.
The Submissions for Deadline 2 have now been published.
Rule 13 and Rule 16 Notification of hearings and Accompanied Site Inspection has been published.
The Submissions for Deadline 1 have now been published.
The Examination Timetable (Rule 8 letter) has been sent to Interested Parties
Procedural decision following Preliminary Meeting
A position statement between Highways England and Scottish Power Renewables, accepted at the discretion of the Examining Authority at the Preliminary Meeting, and both the Preliminary Meeting and Issue Specific Hearing 1 audio have been published.
- Preliminary Meeting takes place
- Examination begins
The Examining Authority’s supplementary agenda for the Issue Specific Hearing into the Draft Development Consent Order, and responses to the Examining Authority’s Rule 6 letter of 9 January 2019 have been published.
The Applicant’s updated documents submitted in response to section 51 advice have been published.
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.
The application has been accepted for examination
This application was received by the Planning Inspectorate on 30 August 2018.
The Applicant has agreed that all application documents can be published as soon as practicable to help everyone become familiar with the detail of what is being proposed in this application. The Planning Inspectorate will therefore make the application documents available as soon as practicable.
This provision is solely for the purpose of allowing more time to all those who wish to become familiar with the detail of what is being proposed ahead of the Relevant Representation period without lengthening the overall time required for the application process. There will be no opportunity at this stage to make comments on the application. However, if the application is accepted anyone interested in the application will be able to register and express their views during the Relevant Representation stage and the subsequent examination