Able Marine Energy Park

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
24 May 2012
Examination Begins
 Date Passed
31 May 2012
Procedural decision including Principle Issues, confirmation of the examination timetable and first written questions from the ExA under Rule 8 of the Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010. Initial draft of Statement to inform Habitats Regulations Assessment.
Notification by ExA of the dates of Open Floor, Specific Issue and Compulsory Acquisition Hearings, and accompanied site inspections.
 Date Passed
15 June 2012
Notification of Hearings under Rule 13 of the Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010
 Date Passed
28 June 2012
Requests for further information and written comments under Rule 17 of the Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010 to Stone Creek Boat Club
 Date Passed
29 June 2012
Comments on Relevant Representations (RRs)
Any summaries of RRs exceeding 1500 words
Written Representations (WRs) by all interested parties
Any summaries of WRs exceeding 1500 words
Local Impact Report (LIR) from any local authorities
Responses to ExA’s first written questions
Notification by an Interested Party of their wish to be heard at (a) an Open Floor hearing and (b) a Compulsory Acquisition hearing
Notification of wish to make oral representations at the Issue Specific Hearing on the draft Development Consent Order including the draft Deemed Marine Licence
 Date Passed
10 July 2012
Variation to timetable under Rule 8(3) of the Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010.
 Date Passed
12 July 2012
Issue Specific Hearing 1
Draft Development Consent Order including the draft Deemed Marine Licence
 Date Passed
23 July 2012
Any written summary of the oral case put at the Specific Issue Hearing on the draft Development Consent Order including the draft Deemed Marine Licence held on Thursday 12 July 2012
 Date Passed
27 July 2012
Comments on LIRs
Comments on responses to ExA’s first written questions
Submissions on the case for cross-examination at any Issue Specific or Compulsory Acquisition hearing
Any Statements of Common Ground (other than on Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) matters)
 Date Passed
03 August 2012
Comments on WRs and responses to comments on RRs
 Date Passed
07 August 2012
Variation to timetable under Rule 8(3) of the Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010.
 Date Passed
15 August 2012
Variation to timetable under Rule 8(3) of the Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010 and notification of Hearings under Rule 13 of the Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010
 Date Passed
17 August 2012
Issue of second written questions from ExA
 Date Passed
24 August 2012
Statements of Common Ground on HRA
Notification of wish to speak at an Open Floor Hearing
 Date Passed
31 August 2012
Notification of wish to make oral representations at the Specific Issue Hearing on compensation site matters, including HRA (11 September), HRA matters relating to the main development site (12 September), marine matters (13 September) and land access and transport (14 September)Notification of wish to make oral representations at the Specific Issue Hearing on compensation site matters, including HRA (11 September), HRA matters relating to the main development site (12 September), marine matters (13 September) and land access and transport (14 September)
 Date Passed
05 September 2012
Open Floor Hearing 1
Open Floor in East Riding of Yorkshire area
 Date Passed
06 September 2012
Open Floor Hearing 2
Open Floor in North Lincolnshire area
 Date Passed
07 September 2012
Responses to ExA’s second written questions
 Date Passed
11 September 2012
Variation to timetable under Rule 8(3) of the Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010 and notification of Hearings under Rule 13 of the Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010
View the documents received relating to this deadline
 Date Passed
11 September 2012
Issue Specific Hearing 2
Specific Issue dealing with matters relating to the compensation site including HRA
 Date Passed
12 September 2012
Issue Specific Hearing 3
Specific Issue dealing with matters relating to the main development site
 Date Passed
13 September 2012
Issue Specific Hearing 4
Specific Issue dealing with marine matters
 Date Passed
14 September 2012
Issue Specific Hearing 5
Specific Issue dealing with land access and transport
 Date Passed
17 September 2012
Any written summary of the oral case put at any Open Floor Hearing held in the East Riding of Yorkshire (5 September 2012) and North Lincolnshire (6 September 2012) areas
 Date Passed
20 September 2012
Requests for further information and written comments under Rule 17 of the Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010 to ABP
 Date Passed
21 September 2012
Variation to timetable under Rule 8(3) of the Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010 and notification of Hearings under Rule 13 of the Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010.
 Date Passed
24 September 2012
Requests for further information and written comments under Rule 17 of the Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010 to ABP
Requests for further information and written comments under Rule 17 of the Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010 to Able
Any written summary of the oral case put at the Specific Issue Hearing held on the compensation site, including HRA matters (11 September 2012), HRA matters relating to the main development site (12 September 2012), marine matters (13 September 2012) and land access and transport (14 September 2012)
 Date Passed
25 September 2012
Site inspection in the company of Interested Parties under Rule 16 of the Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010
 Date Passed
26 September 2012
Requests for further information and written comments under Rule 17 of the Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010 to Able
 Date Passed
28 September 2012
Notification of wish to make oral representations at the Compulsory Acquisition Hearing (16 and 17 October) Specific Issue Hearing dealing with HRA (compensation site) (9 October), Compulsory Acquisition (compensation site) (9 October), Compulsory Acquisition (main development site) (10 October), further Specific Issue Hearings dealing with HRA (main development site) (11 October) and the draft Development Consent Order
 Date Passed
04 October 2012
Letter form the ExA in response to RSPB letter regarding changes to the examination timetable and new hearings
 Date Passed
09 October 2012
Supplementary information for Affected Persons, as defined in s.92 (5) of the Planning Act 2008 (The Planning Act) regarding Compulsory Acquisition Hearings to be held 16, 17 and 18 October 2012.
 Date Passed
12 October 2012
Comments on responses to ExA’s second written questions. Notification of wish to make oral representations at the Specific Issue Hearings dealing with Local Impact Reports (22 October AM) and road transport (22 October PM)
 Date Passed
16 October 2012
Issue Specific Hearing 6
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing
 Date Passed
17 October 2012
Requests for further information and written comments under Rule 17 of the Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010 to NE, MMO, RSPB and LWT
Publication of the REIS Report
View the documents received relating to this deadline
 Date Passed
17 October 2012
Issue Specific Hearing 7
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing
 Date Passed
22 October 2012
Requests for further information and written comments under Rule 17 of the Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010 to Able
Requests for further information and written comments under Rule 17 of the Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010 to ERYC
View the documents received relating to this deadline
 Date Passed
22 October 2012
Issue Specific Hearing 8
Specific Issue Hearing on Local Impact Reports
 Date Passed
22 October 2012
Issue Specific Hearing 9
Specific Issue Hearing on matters regarding Road Transport
 Date Passed
23 October 2012
ExA’s site inspection of the compensation site, the application site and the surrounding area in the company of Interested Parties
Requests for further information and written comments under Rule 17 of the Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010 to all Interested Parties
 Date Passed
25 October 2012
Site inspection in the company of Interested Parties under Rule 16 of the Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010
 Date Passed
26 October 2012
Any written summary of the oral case put at the Compulsory Acquisition Hearings (16 and 17
October and Specific Issue Hearings dealing with road transport and Local Impact Reports (22 October)
Any revised proposed requirements for inclusion within the draft Development Consent Order (including the deemed Marine Licence)
 Date Passed
01 November 2012
Requests for further information and written comments under Rule 17 of the Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010 to Able
Requests for further information and written comments under Rule 17 of the Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010 to ERYC
Requests for further information and written comments under Rule 17 of the Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010 to MMO
 Date Passed
02 November 2012
Requests for further information and written comments under Rule 17 of the Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010 to ABP
 Date Passed
12 November 2012
Issue Specific Hearing 10
ISH on Compensation proposals
 Date Passed
13 November 2012
Requests for further information and written comments under Rule 17 of the Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010 to Able
View the documents received relating to this deadline
 Date Passed
13 November 2012
Issue Specific Hearing 11
ISH on Compensation proposals
 Date Passed
15 November 2012
Requests for further information and written comments under Rule 17 of the Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010 to Able
Requests for further information and written comments under Rule 17 of the Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010 to Able, NE, RSPB, MMO and EA
 Date Passed
16 November 2012
Any written summary of the oral case put at the Specific Issue Hearings (12 and 13 November)
Requests for further information and written comments under Rule 17 of the Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010 to Crown Estate
 Date Passed
21 November 2012
Issue Specific Hearing 12
ISH on draft Development Consent Order (DCO)/draft Deemed Marine Licence (DML)
 Date Passed
22 November 2012
Issue Specific Hearing 13
ISH on draft Development Consent Order (DCO)/draft Deemed Marine Licence (DML)
 Date Passed
23 November 2012
Any written summary of the oral case put at the further Specific Issue Hearings dealing with the draft DCO/DML
 Date Passed
27 November 2012
Decision from Secretary of State in response to ABP application made under s.98 (4) of The Planning Act 2008
Completion of the examination under s.99 of The Planning Act 2008
 Date Passed
24 November 2012
Examination closed