What happens next
24/03/2020 - Deadline for Secretary of State to make decision
The Examining Authority issued a Recommendation Report to the Secretary of State on 24 December 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 (19 items)
Responses to the Secretary of State’s consultation of 20 January 2020 have been published.
The examination closed at 23:59 on Thursday 26 September 2019.
The Examining Authority has published the Report on the Implications for European Sites (RIES) and issued the Agenda’s for ISH5 and CAH2, Schedule of Proposed Changes to the draft Development Consent Order and Further Written Questions and Requests for Information. The deadline for responses to the Further Written Questions is D5: 5 August 2019
The Examining Authority has issued notice of hearings.
The Examination Timetable (Rule 8 letter) has been sent to Interested Parties
Procedural decision following Preliminary Meeting
- Preliminary Meeting takes place
- Examination begins
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 20 September 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