What happens next
A decision on the application for a Development Consent Order for Drax Re-power was taken on 04 October 2019 and has now been issued.
The period for legal challenge is defined in s118 of the Planning Act 2008. Further information about legal challenge can be found in the letter sent to all Interested Parties accompanying the Secretary of State’s decision and statement of reasons.
If you have any queries about the process please email the Planning Inspectorate at [email protected] or telephone the helpline on 0303 444 5000.
Timeline (41 items)
The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has issued a Correction Order. For further information please refer to the following decision documentation:
The Secretary of State has granted development consent for this application. For further information, please refer to the following decision documentation:
Notification of Decision Letter
Secretary of State Decision Letter
Development Consent Order as made by the Secretary of State
Regulation 31 Notice
Habitats Regulations Assessment
The deadline for close of examination is midnight 4 April 2019.
The Submissions for Deadline 9 have now been published.
The Submissions for Deadline 8 have now been published.
The Report on the Implications for European Sites and the Examining Authority’s schedule of changes to the draft Development Consent Order have been published.
The Submissions for Deadline 7 have now been published.
The Action Points from Issue Specific Hearing 3 have now been published.
The Audio recordings for Compulsory Acquisition Hearing 2, Open Floor Hearing 3, and Issue Specific Hearing 3 have now been published.
The agenda for Issue Specific Hearing 2 (ISH2) has now been published.
The Deadline 6 Submissions have now been published.
A procedural decision has been issued relating to the Applicant’s proposed changes to the application.
The Notification letter for the hearings taking place on the 12 of February 2019 has been published.
The Examination Authority’s Further Written Questions have also been published.
The Deadline 5 Submissions have now been published.
The documents for deadline 4 have now been published.
The Recordings of Open Floor Hearing 2, Issue Specific Hearings 1 and 2 and the Compulsory Acquisition Hearing have now been published.
The Examining Authority have issued a notification letter about their procedural decision to accept the Additional Land Application for examination. They have also accepted the proposed provision for the compulsory acquisition of additional land.
The Examining Authority has issued a procedural decision regarding an application for additional land.
The Examining Authority has issued a procedural decision regarding the Site Reconfiguration Works and a request for further information.
An additional submission (Letter from North Yorkshire County Council) has been accepted at the discretion of the Examining Authority.
The Agenda for the Open Floor Hearing 2 and the Agenda for the Issue Specific Hearing and Compulsory Acquisition Hearing have now been published.
An additional submission (188.8.131.52 Appendix 9.10 – Biodiversity Net Gain Assessment – Appendix 3 – Maps) has been accepted at the discretion of the Examining Authority.
The Examining Authority has accepted a joint late deadline 2 submission from North Yorkshire County Council and Selby District Council.
The notification letter for the Accompanied Site Inspection (4 December 2018) and Hearings (4 December 2018 – 6 December 2018) has been published.
The submissions for deadline 1 have now been published.
The Examination Timetable (Rule 8 letter) has been sent to Interested Parties
Procedural decision following Preliminary Meeting
- Preliminary Meeting takes place
- Examination begins
The agenda for the forthcoming open floor hearing has been published.
Additional Submissions accepted at the discretion of the Examining Authority have been published.
Procedural Decision by the Examining Authority has been published.
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.
Additional Submissions accepted by the Examining Authority have been published.