Meaford Energy Centre

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
04 June 2015
Site Visit (Unaccompanied)
site vsiit
 Date Passed
20 August 2015
Examination Begins
 Date Passed
20 August 2015
Deadline 1
• Notification of wish to speak at an open floor hearing
• Nominations of locations to be inspected during accompanied site inspections, the features to be observed there, with reasons for each nomination
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 Date Passed
27 August 2015
Issue by ExA of:
• Examination timetable
• ExA first written questions (publication)
• Notification of date for accompanied site visit
 Date Passed
22 September 2015
Site Visit (Accompanied) 1
Date reserved for an accompanied site visit
 Date Passed
28 September 2015
Deadline 2
Deadline for receipt of:
• Notification from statutory parties, or a local authority without direct responsibility in the proposed development area, of a wish to be considered an interested party
• Comments on relevant representations (RRs)
• Summaries of all RRs exceeding 1500 words
• Written representations (WRs) by all interested parties
• Summaries of all WRs exceeding 1500 words
• Local Impact Report from any local authorities
• Statements of Common Ground requested by ExAResponses to ExA’s first written questions
• Notification of wish to speak at an issue specific hearing
• Notification of wish to speak at a compulsory Acquisition hearing
• Any other information requested by the ExA
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 Date Passed
01 October 2015
Issue by ExA of:
• Notification of dates for hearings and accompanied site visit in relation to compulsory acquisition (if required)
 Date Passed
22 October 2015
Deadline 3
Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:
• Comments on WRs and responses to comments on RRs
• Comments on Local Impact Reports
• Comments on responses to ExA’s first written questions
• Any other information requested by the ExA
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 Date Passed
11 November 2015
Issue Specific Hearing 1
Date reserved for issue specific hearing on environmental matters
 Date Passed
12 November 2015
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing
Date reserved for compulsory acquisition hearing
 Date Passed
12 November 2015
Issue Specific Hearing 2
Date reserved for issue specific hearing on draft DCO
 Date Passed
12 November 2015
Site Visit (Accompanied) 2
Date reserved for accompanied site visit in relation to compulsory acquisition (if required)
 Date Passed
19 November 2015
Deadline 4
Deadline for receipt of:
• Updated Statements of Common Ground
• Post-hearing documents including written summaries of oral cases, of any evidence or documents presented, or amendments requested by the ExA;
Revised draft DCO from the applicant taking into account all issues raised at hearings and in RRs/WRs (including both clean and track-change versions)
• Any further information requested by the ExA for this deadline
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 Date Passed
26 November 2015
Publication of:
• ExA’s second written questions (if required)
 Date Passed
10 December 2015
Deadline 5
• Responses to ExA’s second written questions (if required)
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 Date Passed
16 December 2015
Issue Specific Hearing 3
Date reserved for issue specific hearing on the DCO (if required)
 Date Passed
17 December 2015
Issue Specific Hearing 4
Date reserved for issue specific hearing on environmental matters or compulsory acquisition hearing (if required)
 Date Passed
22 December 2015
Deadline 6
• Updated Statements of Common Ground
• Post hearing documents arising from hearings including written summaries of oral cases put, of evidence and of any documents or amendments requested by the ExA;
• Revised draft DCO taking account of issues raised and comments into account (clean and track-change)
• Revised Book of Reference taking into account all issues raised at hearings and in RRs/WRs (including both clean and track-change versions)
• Any further information requested by the ExA for this
Deadline
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 Date Passed
14 January 2016
Deadline 7
Deadline for receipt of:
• Comments on responses to ExA’s second written questions
 Date Passed
20 January 2016
Examination closed