Drax Re-power

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 October 2018
Examination Begins
 Date Passed
04 October 2018
Open Floor Hearing
Open Floor Hearing
 Date Passed
11 October 2018
Issue by ExA of
• Examination Timetable
• ExA’ Written Questions
 Date Passed
18 October 2018
DEADLINE 1

Deadline for receipt of:
• Comments on updated application documents
• Comments on Relevant Representations (RR)
• Summaries of all RRs exceeding 1500 words
• Statements of Common Ground (SoCG) requested by the ExA
• Post hearing submissions including written submissions of oral case
• Notification by Statutory Parties of their wish to be considered as an IP by the ExA
• Notification of wish to make oral representations at an Issue Specific Hearing (ISH)
• Notification of wish to speak at any Open Floor Hearing (OFH)
• Notification of wish to speak at any Compulsory Acquisition Hearing (CAH)
• Notification of wish to attend an Accompanied Site Inspection (ASI) including suggested locations and justifications
• Notification of wish to have future correspondence received electronically
• Comments on any additional information/submissions received
• Responses to any further information requested by the ExA for this Deadline

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 Date Passed
08 November 2018
DEADLINE 2

Deadline for receipt of:
• Written Representations (WR’s)
• Summaries of all WR’s exceeding 1500 words
• Comments on SoCG’s
• Local Impact Reports (LIR) from any local authorities
• Responses to ExA’s Written Questions
• Updated Compulsory Acquisition Schedule (Annex to Written Questions)
• Draft itinerary for Accompanied Site Inspection
• Comments on any additional information/submissions received by D1
• Responses to any further information requested by the ExA for this Deadline

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 Date Passed
22 November 2018
DEADLINE 3

Deadline for receipt of:
• Comments on WR’s
• Comments on LIR’s
• Comments on responses to the ExA’s Written Questions
• Any revised/updated SoCG (if any)
• The Applicant’s revised draft Development Consent Order (dDCO)
• Requests to attend Accompanied Site Inspection
• Comments on any additional information/submissions received by D2
• Responses to any further information requested by the ExA for this Deadline

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 Date Passed
04 December 2018
Accompanied Site Inspection
Accompanied Site Inspection
 Date Passed
04 December 2018
Open Floor Hearing 2 (OFH2)
Date reserved to hold OFH2
 Date Passed
05 December 2018
Issue Specific Hearing 1 (ISH1)
Date reserved to hold ISH1
 Date Passed
06 December 2018
Issue Specific Hearing 2 (ISH2)
Date reserved to hold ISH2 on the dDCO (morning)
 Date Passed
06 December 2018
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing 1 (CAH1)
Date reserved to hold CAH1(afternoon)
 Date Passed
13 December 2018
DEADLINE 4

Deadline for receipt of:
• Post hearing submissions including written submissions of oral case
• Comments on any revised/updated SoCG (if any)
• Comments on the Applicant’s revised dDCO
• Comments on any additional information/submissions received by D3
• Responses to any further information requested by the ExA for this Deadline

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09 January 2019
DEADLINE 5

Deadline for receipt of:
• Any revised/updated SoCG (if any)
• The Applicant’s revised dDCO
• Comments on any additional information/submissions received by D4
• Responses to any further information requested by the ExA for this Deadline
 
15 January 2019
Publication by ExA of -
• The ExA’s further Written Questions (if required)
 
30 January 2019
DEADLINE 6

Deadline for receipt of:
• Responses to the ExA’s further Written Quetsions (if required)
• Comments on any revised/updated SoCG (if any)
• Comments on the Applicant’s revised dDCO
• Comments on any additional information/submissions received by D5
• Responses to any further information requested by the ExA for this Deadline
 
12 February 2019
Open Floor Hearing 3 (OFH3) (if required)
Date reserved to hold OFH3 if required
 
13 February 2019
Issue Specific Hearing 3 (ISH3) (if required)
Date reserved to hold ISH3 if required
 
14 February 2019
Issue Specific Hearing 4 (ISH4) (if required)
Date reserved to hold ISH4 on dDCO if required
 
14 February 2019
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing 2 (CAH2) (if required)
Date reserved to hold CAH2 if required
 
20 February 2019
DEADLINE 7

Deadline for receipt of:
• Post hearing submissions including written submissions of oral case (if required)
• Comments on the ExA’s further Written Questions (if required)
• Any revised/updated SoCG (if any)
• The Applicant’s revised dDCO
• Comments on any additional information/submissions received by D6
• Responses to any further information requested by the ExA for this Deadline
 
28 February 2019
Publication by ExA of -
• Report on the Implications for European Sites (RIES)
• ExA’s proposed schedule of changes to the dDCO (if required)
 
21 March 2019
DEADLINE 8

Deadline for receipt of:
• Comments on the RIES
• Comments on the ExA’s proposed schedule of changes to the dDCO (if required)
• Final SoCGs
• Applicant’s final Compulsory Acquisition Schedule
• Final updated Book of Reference
• Comments on any additional information/submissions received by D7
• Responses to any further information requested by the ExA for this Deadline
 
28 March 2019
DEADLINE 9

Deadline for receipt of:
• Applicant’s final DCO to be submitted in the SI template with the SI template validation report
• Final updated Guide to the Application
• Comments on any additional information/submissions received by D8
• Responses to any further information requested by the ExA for this Deadline
 
04 April 2019
The ExA is under a duty to complete the examination of the application by the end of the period of 6 months beginning with the day after the close of the Preliminary Meeting
 
04 April 2019
Deadline for close of examination