Mynydd y Gwynt 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.

Please note, a revised timetable has been issued.

Event DateDescription
 Date Passed
20 November 2014
Examination Begins
 Date Passed
11 December 2014
DEADLINE I Receipt by the ExA of:
• Notification by Statutory Parties to inform the ExA of a wish to be considered an Interested Party
• Notification of wish to attend the ExA’s inspection of a site to which the application/specific matters relate in the company of Interested Parties (an Accompanied Site Inspection (ASI))
 Date Passed
18 December 2014
DEADLINE II Receipt by the ExA of:
• Local Impact Reports (LIRs)
• Statements of Common Grounds (SoCGs)
• Written Representations (WRs)
• Any summaries of WRs exceeding 1500 words
• Comments on relevant representations (RRs)
• Comments on additional submissions
• Any summaries of RRs exceeding 1500 words
• Responses to the ExA’s first Written Questions
• Comments on, and suggested changes to, the draft Development Consent Order (dDCO)
• Any further information requested by the ExA for this deadline

Notifications

• Notification by interested parties of wish to speak at an Open Floor Hearing
• Notification by Interested Parties of wish to make oral representations at an Issue Specific Hearing on the dDCO
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 Date Passed
08 January 2015
Issue by the ExA of:
• Confirmation by the ExA of date, time and place for a accompanied site inspection (ASI)
• Confirmation by ExA of date, time and place for an Open Floor Hearing, if required
• Any further request for information if required
 Date Passed
19 January 2015
DEADLINE III for receipt by the ExA of:
• Comments on LIRs
• Comments on WRs and responses to comments on RRs
• Comments on responses to the ExA’s first written questions
• Comments on Statements of Common Ground received for Deadline II
• Statements of Common Ground
• Any further information requested by the ExA for this deadline
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 Date Passed
03 February 2015
Site Visit (Accompanied) 1
Day reserved for initial ASI to application site and surrounding area. ASI cancelled by the ExA due to site conditions and weather warning issued for the Powys area.
 Date Passed
04 February 2015
Issue Specific Hearing 1
Day reserved for Issue Specific Hearing into:
• Draft Development Consent Order (dDCO)
 Date Passed
05 February 2015
Open Floor Hearing
Day reserved for Open Floor Hearing
 Date Passed
11 February 2015
DEADLINE IV for receipt by the ExA of:
• Post-Hearing documents including any written summary of an oral case put at any Hearing
• Any further information requested by the ExA for this deadline
• Comments on Statements of Common Ground received for Deadline III
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 Date Passed
18 February 2015
Issue by the ExA of:
• ExA’s second Written Questions
• Confirmation by the ExA of date, time and place for a further accompanied site inspection (ASI), if required
• Confirmation by the ExA of date, time and place for further Issue Specific Hearings, if any are required
 Date Passed
04 March 2015
DEADLINE V for receipt by the ExA of:
• Applicant’s revised dDCO taking account of issues raised and comments to date
• Response to the ExA’s second Written Questions
• Notification of wish to make oral representation at Issue Specific Hearings between 16 and 20 March 2015, if any are required
• Notification of wish to attend the ExA’s inspection of a site to which the application/specific matters relate in the company of Interested Parties (ASI), if required
• Any further information requested by the ExA for this deadline
View the documents received relating to this deadline
 Date Passed
16 March 2015
Site Visit (Accompanied) 2
Site inspection in the company of interested parties
 Date Passed
17 March 2015
Issue Specific Hearing 2
Day reserved for Issue Specific Hearing into: Policy matters
 Date Passed
18 March 2015
Issue Specific Hearing 3
Day reserved for Issue Specific Hearing into: Landscape, noise, biodiversity and socio-economic impacts
 Date Passed
19 March 2015
Issue Specific Hearing 4
Day reserved for Issue Specific Hearing into the Development Consent Order (DCO)
 Date Passed
26 March 2015
DEADLINE VI for receipt by the ExA of:
• Post-Hearing documents including any written summary of an oral case put at any Hearing and any documents/amendments requested by the ExA
• Any comments on responses to ExA’s second Written Questions
• Any comments on the applicant’s revised dDCO
• Any further information requested by the ExA for this deadline
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 Date Passed
03 April 2015
Issue by the ExA of:
• Any further request for information if required
 Date Passed
16 April 2015
DEADLINE VII for receipt by the ExA of:
• Any further information requested by the ExA for this deadline
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 Date Passed
20 April 2015
Rule 8(3) amendment to the Examination timetable DEADLINE VIII for receipt by the ExA of:
• Comments from Applicant regarding Cultural Heritage Matters and an update summary on SoCG
View the documents received relating to this deadline
 Date Passed
22 April 2015
Rule 8(3) amendment to Examination timetable DEADLINE IX for receipt by the ExA of:
• Comments from Powys regarding Landscape matters
View the documents received relating to this deadline
 Date Passed
24 April 2015
Issue by the ExA of:
• ExA’s revised dDCO (if required) taking issues raised and comments into account
• ExA’s Report on the Implications for European Sites (RIES) for consultation
• Any further request for information if required
 Date Passed
14 May 2015
Rule 8(3) amendment to Examination timetable
DEADLINE X for receipt by ExA of:
• Any updated SoCGs
• Any written comments on the ExA’s revised dDCO
• Any further information requested by the ExA for this deadline
• Any written comments on the ExA’s RIES
View the documents received relating to this deadline
 Date Passed
20 May 2015
Rule 8(3) amendment to Examination timetable
DEADLINE XI for receipt by ExA of:
• Comments from Applicant regarding Powys County Council's submission for Deadline X
View the documents received relating to this deadline
 Date Passed
20 May 2015
Examination closed