What happens next
A decision on the application for a Development Consent Order for Hornsea Offshore Wind Farm (Zone 4) - Project Two was taken on 16 August 2016.
Timeline (15 items)
The Examination documents relating to this project have been archived and are no longer available on this site. The Secretary of State’s decision and Development Consent Order can be viewed on the Documents tab.
To find out where to view the Certified Documents please refer to the contact details set out in the Explanatory Note of the Development Consent Order.
The Planning Inspectorate submitted a recommendation report to the Secretary of State on 16 March 2016
The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change issued a consultation letter to Joint Nature Conservation Committee and Natural England on 29 March 2016.
- Preliminary Meeting takes place
- Examination begins
The Examining Authority have issued the Rule 6 letter, notifying of the Preliminary Meeting and draft examination timetable. The Examining Authority have also accepted a number of documents submitted by the Applicant during the pre-examination period.
The Examination Library has been published for this project.
The Rule 6 has been republished following an incorrect email address. If you have already attempted to contact the case team using the previous @infrastructure address, please resend to [email protected].
The relevant representation period has now closed. The relevant representations have been published.
You can now register as an interested partyRegister online
If you are unable to complete a registration form online and would like to register your interest, please call the helpline on: 0303 444 5000 to request a paper form. Advice Note about Registering
The Applicant has submitted a letter to the Inspectorate regarding the incorrect uploading of the Aviation, Military and Communication Technical Report (Doc ref 18.104.22.168). The correct document and the letter have both been published. Please note the Inspectorate had received the document in hard copy for the acceptance.
This application was received by the Planning Inspectorate on 30 January 2015.
The applicant has agreed that all application documents can be published as soon as practicable upon submission to help everyone become familiar with the detail of what is being proposed in this application.
This provision is solely for the purpose of allowing more time to all those who wish to become familiar with the detail of what is being proposed ahead of the relevant representation period without lengthening the overall time required for the application process. There will be no opportunity at this stage to make comments on the application. However, if the application is accepted anyone interested in the application will be able to register and express their views during the relevant representation stage and the subsequent examination.
View guidance on the requirements and procedures of the pre-application process
A new voluntary evidence plan process, which is the responsibility of the Major Infrastructure and Environment Unit (MIEU) which sits within Defra, seeks to address Habitats Directive issues in development consent order applications. An evidence plan has now been published for the Hornsea Project Two.