Drax Re-power

What happens next

Dates for the Examination can be viewed on the Examination Timetable page.

Notice of the Procedural Decision has been issued by the Examining Authority to Interested Parties in the Rule 8 letter; this includes information about how the Examination will be conducted and the Examination Timetable as currently set out.

04/04/2019 - Deadline for close of examination. See the Examination Timetable for further information.

If you have a legal interest in land affected by a Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project and:

  • have not been identified by the Applicant; and
  • did not register to become an Interested Party;

then you can make a request to the Examining Authority to become an Interested Party under s102A of the Planning Act 2008.

Timeline (24 items)

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Following the Examining Authority’s decision to accept the Additional Land Application for examination, comments are now invited on the Applicant’s proposed provision before Friday 11 January 2019. Any comments must be made on the Registration and Relevant Representation Form and must relate to the Applicant’s application for Additional Land only.

14 December 2018
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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.

03 December 2018
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An additional submission (6.2.9.10 Appendix 9.10 – Biodiversity Net Gain Assessment – Appendix 3 – Maps) has been accepted at the discretion of the Examining Authority.

 

19 November 2018
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The preliminary meeting note and the submissions for deadline 2 have been published.

12 November 2018
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The notification letter for the Accompanied Site Inspection (4 December 2018) and  Hearings (4 December 2018 – 6 December 2018) has been published.

06 November 2018
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The submissions for deadline 1 have now been published.

19 October 2018
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The Examination Timetable (Rule 8 letter) has been sent to Interested Parties

Procedural decision following Preliminary Meeting

11 October 2018
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  • Preliminary Meeting takes place
  • Examination begins
04 October 2018
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The agenda for the forthcoming open floor hearing has been published.

24 September 2018
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11 September 2018
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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.

06 September 2018
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Relevant representations published on the website
04 September 2018
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Registration of interested parties closes
29 August 2018
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Registration of interested parties begins
20 July 2018
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The application has been accepted for examination

26 June 2018
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Decision on whether or not to accept the application for examination
26 June 2018
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Application received by the Planning Inspectorate
29 May 2018