Reinforcement to North Shropshire Electricity Distribution Network

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
20 March 2019
Examination Begins
 Date Passed
20 March 2019
Issue Specific Hearing 1
Issue Specific Hearing dealing with matters relating to the draft Development Consent Order (DCO)
 Date Passed
27 March 2019
Issue by the ExA 1
Issue by the ExA of:
- Examination Timetable

Publication of:
- The ExA's Written Questions

Notification by the ExA of an Accompanied Site Inspection to take place on Thursday 11 April 2019
 Date Passed
29 March 2019
Deadline 1

Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:

- Comments on Relevant Representations (RRs);

- Summaries of all RRs exceeding 1500 words;

- Written Representations (WRs);

- Summaries of all WRs exceeding 1500 words;

- Local Impact Report(s) from local authorities;

- Statements of Common Ground (SoCGs) requested by the ExA;

- Notification by Interested Parties of wish to attend the Accompanied Site Inspection;

- Suggested locations for site inspections and justification for consideration by the ExA;

- Post hearing submissions including written submissions of oral cases;

- Notification by Statutory Parties of wish to be considered an Interested Party;

- Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 of the Examination Rules.
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 Date Passed
11 April 2019
Accompanied Site Inspection 1
Accompanied Site Inspection
 Date Passed
24 April 2019
Deadline 2

Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:

- Comments on WRs;

- Comments on any SoCG;

- Comments on Local Impact Report(s);

- Responses to the ExA’s Written Questions;

- Revised draft DCO from the Applicant;

- Comments on updated application documents (submitted by the Applicant on 18 March 2019 and accepted by the ExA at the Preliminary Meeting);

- Comments on any further information requested by the ExA and received to Deadline 1;

- Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 of the Examination Rules
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 Date Passed
14 May 2019
Deadline 3

Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:

- Notification by Affected Persons of wish to speak at a Compulsory Acquisition Hearing;

- Notification by Interested Parties of wish to speak at Open Floor Hearing;

- Any revised / updated SoCG;

- Comments on the Applicant’s revised draft DCO;

- Comments on responses to the ExA’s Written Questions;

- Comments on any further information requested by the ExA and received to Deadline 2;

- Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 of the Examination Rules.
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 Date Passed
04 June 2019
Deadline 4

Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:

- Comments on any revised/updated SoCG;

- Revised draft DCO from the Applicant;

- Comments on any further information requested by the ExA and received to Deadline 3;

- Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 of the Exam Rules.
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 Date Passed
12 June 2019
Issue by the ExA 2
Publication by the ExA of:

- The ExA’s Further Written Questions (if required).
 Date Passed
14 June 2019
Issue by the ExA 3
Notification by the ExA of further hearings (if required)
 Date Passed
27 June 2019
Deadline 5

Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:

- Responses to the ExA’s Further Written Questions (if required);

- Any revised/ updated SoCG;

- Comments on the Applicant’s revised draft DCO;

- Comments on any further information requested by the ExA and received to Deadline 4;

- Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 of the Examination Rules (including probably a request for a further revised draft DCO prior to the ISH programmed for Thursday 11 July 2019).
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 Date Passed
11 July 2019
Issue Specific Hearing 2
Issue Specific Hearing dealing with matters relating to the draft Development Consent Order (morning)
 Date Passed
11 July 2019
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing (if required)

Date reserved to hold a Compulsory Acquisition Hearing (afternoon)
 Date Passed
19 July 2019
Deadline 6

Deadline for receipt of:

- post hearing submissions (if required);

- Applicant's final preferred DCO on SI template and validation report, and final revised Explanatory Memorandum;

- Comments on any revised / updated SoCG;

- Comments on responses to the ExA's Further Written Questions (if required);

- Comments on any further information requested by the ExA and received to Deadline 5;
- Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 of the Examination Rules.
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 Date Passed
31 July 2019
Deadline 7

Deadline for receipt of:

- comments on the Applicant's final preferred DCO;

- comments on any further information requested by the ExA and received to Deadline 6;

- Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 of the Examination Rules.
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 Date Passed
05 August 2019
Issue by the ExA 4
Notification by the ExA of further hearings and Accompanied Site Inspection (if required)
 Date Passed
07 August 2019
Issue by the ExA 5
Publication by the ExA of:

- Report on the implications for European Sites (RIES) (if required)
 Date Passed
28 August 2019
Deadline 8

Deadline for receipt of:

- Responses to comments on the Applicant's final preferred DCO;

- Comments on any further information requested by the ExA and received to Deadline 7;

- Comments on the RIES (if required).
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 Date Passed
18 September 2019
Deadline 9

Deadline for receipt of:

- Comments on the Applicant's final DCO;

- Any further information requested by the ExA
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 Date Passed
20 September 2019
Examination closed