Hornsea Offshore Wind Farm (Zone 4) – Project One

What happens next

A decision on the application for a Development Consent Order for Hornsea Offshore Wind Farm (Zone 4) - Project One was taken on 10 December 2014 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 (48 items)

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23 March 2017
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Representations received in response to the application for a non material change to the Hornsea One Offshore Wind Farm Development Consent Order have been published.

01 September 2016
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An application for a non-material change to the Hornsea One Offshore Wind Farm Development Consent Order has been made by DONG Energy.

If you wish to make a representation, this should be emailed to [email protected] or posted to

Richard White
Major Applications & Plans
3/18 Eagle Wing
Temple Quay House
2 The Square
Bristol, BS1 6PN

The deadline for making a representation is Friday 26 August 2016.

21 July 2016
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The Secretary of State has decided under paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 6 to the Planning Act 2008 to make non-material changes to the Hornsea One Offshore Wind Farm Order 2014 and has published the Hornsea One Offshore Wind Farm (Amendment) Order 2016.

31 March 2016
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An application for a non-material change to the Hornsea One Offshore Wind Farm Development Consent Order has been made by DONG Energy.

If you wish to make a representation, this should be emailed to [email protected] or posted to

Richard White
Major Applications & Plans
3/18 Eagle Wing
Temple Quay House
2 The Square
Bristol, BS1 6PN

The deadline for making a representation is Friday 11 December 2015.

03 November 2015
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On 30 April 2015 the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change issued a Correction Order and Correction Notice to make corrections to the Hornsea Project One Offshore Wind Farm Order 2014, as published on 10 December 2014.

30 April 2015
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Decision made by the Secretary of State
10 December 2014
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The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change has issued a letter requesting further comments following the Marine Management Organisation response to the deadline of 17 November. Please submit your comments to the Planning Inspectorate by 21 November 2014.

19 November 2014
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The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change has reviewed the terms of the draft Development Consent Order and has questions about the clarity of the obligations set out in some draft provisions. These concern who is intended to benefit from particular provisions, and conversely, who can be held responsible for a failure to comply with obligations in the draft order. A letter explaining this further has been published. Please submit your comments to the Planning Inspectorate by 17 November 2014.

10 November 2014
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The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change has received a submission from Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP on behalf of the application since the close of the examination and is inviting comments on this submission. A letter explaining this further has been published. Please submit your comments to the Planning Inspectorate by 29 October 2014. Responses to this consultation will be published on the Hornsea page as soon after 29 October and interested parties will have a further period until 5 November to comment on those responses.

The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change has received a submission from the North Coates Flying Club since the close of the examination and is inviting comments on this submission. In addition a letter explaining this further has been published. Please submit your comments to the Planning Inspectorate by 4 November 2014. Responses to this consultation will be published on the Hornsea page as soon after 4 November and interested parties will have a further period of 6 – 12 November to comment on those responses

21 October 2014
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The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change has received one submission since the close of the examination and is inviting comments on this submission. A letter explaining this further has been published. Please submit your comments to the Planning Inspectorate by 29 October 2014. Responses to this consultation will be published on the Hornsea page as soon after 29 October and interested parties will have a further period until 5 November to comment on those responses.

15 October 2014
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Recommendations given by the Planning Inspectorate
10 September 2014
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The examination has now closed. There will now be a period of 3 months for the Examining Authority to consider and make a recommendation to the Secretary of State.

10 June 2014
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Documents submitted for Deadline VIII of 6 June 2014 have now been published:

Draft Development Consent Orders

Information requested (Rule 17)

06 June 2014
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Rule 17 letter issued by the Examining Authority

03 June 2014
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Submissions for Deadline V have been published:
Hearings
Additional Representations
and
Comments

16 May 2014
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14 May 2014
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The Rule 17 letter has been issued by the Examining Authority on 12 May 2014

12 May 2014
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Audio recordings for the Issue Specific Hearing on 29 and 30 April 2014 have been now published.

07 May 2014
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s51 advice to Natural England has been published on 16 April 2014, giving clarification regarding the Examining Authority’s Question EO 18 (e).

15 April 2014
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s51 advice to Natural England has been published on 3 April 2014, giving clarification regarding the Examining Authority’s Question EO 18 (b), (c), (d), and (e).

07 April 2014
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Please see the published Rule 17 Letter.

Rule 8(3)13 and 17 from the ExA

Letter issued by the Examining Authority on 20 March 2014 including; second round of written questions, notification of further hearings and changes to the examination timetable in relation to the Report on the Implications on European Sites (RIES)

26 March 2014
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The agenda for Issue-specific Hearing on 11 and 12 March 2014 has been published.

The following documents for Deadline III have been published:

Updated DCO
Updated BoR and Compulsory Acquisition documents
Hearing submissions
Comments on documents submitted for Deadline II
Responses to Rule 17 Request
Statements of Common Ground

26 February 2014
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An information request (Rule 17 letter) has been issued by the Examining Authority

06 February 2014
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31 January 2014
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23 January 2014
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Notification by the Examining Authority of the date time and place of hearings as set out in the examination timetable has now been published.

14 January 2014
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The Examination Timetable (Rule 8 letter) has been sent to Interested Parties

Procedural decision following Preliminary Meeting

18 December 2013
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  • Preliminary Meeting takes place
  • Examination begins
10 December 2013
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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.

18 November 2013
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Relevant representations published on the website
24 October 2013
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Registration of interested parties closes
23 October 2013
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Registration of interested parties begins
05 September 2013
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The application has been accepted for examination

22 August 2013
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Decision on whether or not to accept the application for examination
22 August 2013
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Application expected from applicant
31 July 2013
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Application received by the Planning Inspectorate
30 July 2013