Awel y Môr 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
09 September 2022
• Notification of wish to speak at the Preliminary
Meeting
• Notification of wish to speak at the Open Floor
Hearing
• Notification of wish to speak at the first Issue
Specific Hearing on the draft Development
Consent Order (dDCO)
• Applicant’s proposed itinerary for an
Accompanied Site Inspection (ASI)
View the documents received relating to this deadline
 Date Passed
20 September 2022
Examination Begins
 Date Passed
21 September 2022
Issue Specific Hearing 1 (ISH1) on the dDCO
Issue Specific Hearing 1 on the draft Development Consent Order (dDCO)
 Date Passed
22 September 2022
Open Floor Hearing 1 (OFH1)
Open Floor Hearing 1 (OFH1)
 Date Passed
27 September 2022
Issue by the ExA of
Issue by the ExA of
• Examination Timetable
• ExA’s First Written Questions (ExQ1)
 Date Passed
24 October 2022
Deadline 1 (D1)

Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:

• Written summaries of oral submissions to hearings
• Any post-hearing submissions requested by the ExA
• Responses to ExA’s ExQ1
• An updated dDCO in clean and tracked versions
• A Schedule of Changes to the dDCO
• Comments on Relevant Representations (RRs)
• Local Impact Report (LIR) from Local Authorities
• Initial Statements of Common Ground (SoCG) requested by ExA – see Annex H
• Progressed Statement of Commonality for SoCG
• Comments on any updated application documents
• The Compulsory Acquisition (CA) Schedule
• Updated Book of Reference (BoR) and Schedule of Changes to the BoR and tracked versions (if required)
• An application documents tracker
• Initial National Policy Statement (NPS) tracker – see Annex H
• Written representations (WRs) (including summaries of all WRs exceeding 1500 words)
• Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17
• Notification of wish to speak at an Open Floor Hearing
• Notification of wish to speak at a Compulsory Acquisition Hearing
• Comments and suggestions on Applicant’s draft ASI arrangements and itinerary and requests to attend ASI.
• Notification by any Statutory Parties who have not submitted a RR of their wish to be considered as an IP
• Applicant’s update on the Marine Licence (ML) submission and progress – see Annex H
 Date Passed
09 November 2022
Deadline 2 (D2)

Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:

• Responses to comments on RRs
• Comments on responses to ExA’s ExQ1
• Comments on LIRs
• Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17
• Comments on any revised dDCO
• An updated CA Schedule in clean and tracked versions
• Updated BoR and Schedule of Changes to the BoR and tracked versions (if required)
• An updated dDCO in clean and tracked versions
• An updated Schedule of Changes to the dDCO
• An updated application documents tracker in clean and tracked versions
• An updated NPS tracker in clean and tracked versions (if required)
• Progressed SoCG
• Progressed Statement of Commonality for SoCG
• Comments on any other submissions received at D1
• Comments on WRs
• Update on the ML (if required)
 Date Passed
23 November 2022
Deadline 3 (D3)

Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:

• Responses to comments on LIRs
• An updated dDCO in clean and tracked versions
• An updated CA Schedule in clean and tracked versions
• Updated BoR and Schedule of Changes to the BoR and tracked versions (if required)
• An updated Schedule of Changes to the dDCO
• An updated application documents tracker in clean and tracked versions
• An updated NPS tracker in clean and tracked versions (if required)
• Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17
• Progressed SoCG
• Progressed Statement of Commonality for SoCG
• Comments on any other submissions received at D2
• Update on the ML (if required)
 
05 December 2022
Week reserved for hearings and Accompanied Site Inspections (ASI)
Week reserved for hearings and Accompanied Site Inspections (ASI):

Week commencing (w/c) 5 December 2022

• Further Issue Specific Hearing(s) (if required)
• Compulsory Acquisition Hearing(s) (if required)
• Further Open Floor Hearing(s) (if required)
• ASI (if required)
 
16 December 2022
Deadline 3a (D3a)

• Written summaries of oral submissions at hearings (if held)
• Any post-hearing submissions requested by the ExA
 
23 January 2023
Issue by the ExA of ExA’s Second Written Questions (ExQ2) (if required)
Issue by the ExA of ExA’s Second Written Questions (ExQ2) (if required)
 
30 January 2023
Deadline 4 (D4)

Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:

• Written summaries of oral submissions at hearings (if held)
• Any post-hearing submissions requested by the ExA
• An updated CA Schedule in clean and tracked versions
• Updated BoR and Schedule of Changes to the BoR and tracked versions (if required)
• An updated dDCO in clean and tracked versions
• An updated Schedule of Changes to the dDCO
• An updated application documents tracker in clean and tracked versions
• An updated NPS tracker in clean and tracked versions (if required)
• Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17
• Progressed SoCG
• Progressed Statement of Commonality for SoCG
• Comments on any other submissions received at D3
• Update on the ML (if required)
 
06 February 2023
Deadline 5 (D5)

Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:

• Responses to ExQ2 (if required)
• Comments on any revised dDCO
• Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17
• An updated CA Schedule in clean and tracked versions
• Updated BoR and Schedule of Changes to the BoR and tracked versions (if required)
• An updated dDCO in clean and tracked versions
• An updated Schedule of Changes to the dDCO
• An updated application documents tracker in clean and tracked versions
• An updated NPS tracker in clean and tracked versions (if required)
• Progressed SoCG
• Progressed Statement of Commonality for SoCG
• Comments on any other submissions received at D4
• Update on the ML (if required)
 
20 February 2023
Deadline 6 (D6)

Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:

• Comments on responses to ExQ2
• An updated CA Schedule in clean and tracked versions
• Updated BoR and Schedule of Changes to the BoR and tracked versions (if required)
• An updated dDCO in clean and tracked versions
• An updated Schedule of Changes to the dDCO
• An updated application documents tracker in clean and tracked versions
• An updated NPS tracker in clean and tracked versions (if required)
• Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17
• Progressed SoCG
• Progressed Statement of Commonality for SoCG
• Comments on any other submissions received at D5
• Update on the ML (if required)
 
22 February 2023
Publication by the ExA
Publication by the ExA

Publication by the ExA of
• The ExA’s schedule of changes to the dDCO (if required)
• Report on Implications for European Sites (RIES) (if required)
 
27 February 2023
Week reserved for hearings
Week reserved for hearings

Week commencing (w/c) 27 February 2023:

• Issue Specific Hearing(s) (if required)
• Compulsory Acquisition Hearing(s) (if required)
• Open Floor Hearing(s) (if required)
 
01 March 2023
Issue by the ExA
Issue by the ExA

Issue by the ExA of:

• ExA’s Third Written Questions (ExQ3) (if required)
 
08 March 2023
Deadline 7 (D7)

Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:

• Responses to ExQ3 (if required)
 
15 March 2023
Deadline 8 (D8)

Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:

• Written summaries of oral submissions at hearings (if required)
• Comments on the RIES (if required)
• Comments on the ExA’s proposed schedule of changes to the dDCO (if required)
• Finalised SoCG
• Finalised Statement of Commonality for SoCG
• Finalised CA Schedule in clean and tracked versions
• Updated BoR and Schedule of Changes to the BoR and tracked versions (if required)
• A finalised application documents tracker
• A finalised and validated version of the dDCO in clean and tracked versions
• A finalised Schedule of Changes to the dDCO
• Finalised BoR in clean and tracked versions
• Finalised Statement of Reasons in clean and tracked versions
• Finalised NPS tracker in clean and tracked versions
• Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 (if required)
• Comments on any other submissions received at D6
• Updated LIRs
• Closing submissions
• Final update on the ML
• Comments on responses to ExQ3 (if required)
 
20 March 2023
Close of Examination

• Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 (if required)
 
20 March 2023
Examination closed