Knottingley Power Project

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
13 March 2014
Examination Begins
 Date Passed
27 March 2014
Receipt of written notification of:

• Request for receipt of written notification by statutory parties of a wish to be considered as an interested party

• Request for receipt of notification (using the prescribed form) by persons with certain categories of interest in the land of a wish to become an interested party
 Date Passed
11 April 2014
Deadline 1

Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:

• Comments on additional documents provided and listed as accepted in Annex D of this letter and published on the Knottingley Power Project webpage on Thursday 20 March 2014

• Comments by interested parties on relevant representations (RRs) already received

• Summaries of all RRs by interested parties whose RRs exceeded 1500 words

• Written representations (WRs) by interested parties

• Summaries of WRs by interested parties whose WRs exceeded 1500 words

• Responses to ExA’s first written questions

• Statements of Common Ground requested by the ExA

• Local Impact Report(s) (LIR) from local authorities defined under s56A of the Planning Act 2008 (as amended)

• Any documents/amendments requested by the ExA at the Preliminary Meeting
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 Date Passed
14 April 2014
Deadline 2

Deadline for notification by interested parties of their wish:

• to be heard at an open floor hearing (OFH)

• to make oral representations at any issue specific hearing (ISH), including compulsory acquisition, DCO and local environmental impact matters

• to attend any accompanied site visit and any representations to view at or near the site or the surrounding area
 Date Passed
17 April 2014
Notification by the ExA of date, time and place for:

• Compulsory acquisition hearing (CAH)
• Local environmental impact matters hearing
• Any accompanied site visit(s) (ASV)
• Any other issue specific hearing(s)
• Any open floor hearing
 Date Passed
06 May 2014
Deadline 3

Deadline for the receipt of:

• Comments on the written representations and responses to comments on relevant representations

• Comments on Statements of Common Grounds

• Comments on Local Impact Reports

• Comments on responses to ExA’s first written questions
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 Date Passed
09 May 2014
Deadline for receipt of comments regarding the Examining Authority's procedural decision in relation to changes to the application and comments on the closure of Kellingley Colleriery, made on 1 May 2014.
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 Date Passed
13 May 2014
Date reserved for any accompanied site visit
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 Date Passed
13 May 2014
Site Visit (Accompanied)
Accompanied Site Visit
 Date Passed
14 May 2014
Date reserved for environmental impacts hearing and evening open floor hearing
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 Date Passed
14 May 2014
Issue Specific Hearing 1
Issue Specific Hearing relating to Environmental Impacts
 Date Passed
14 May 2014
Open Floor Hearing
Open Floor Hearing
 Date Passed
15 May 2014
Date reserved for compulsory acqusition hearing
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 Date Passed
15 May 2014
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing
 Date Passed
23 May 2014
Deadline 4

Deadline for the receipt of:

• Written summary of the oral case put at the environmental impacts hearing, compulsory acquisition and open floor hearing

• Any documents/amendments requested by the ExA including

• Any revised DCO
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 Date Passed
28 May 2014
Issue by the ExA of:

• Second round of written questions (if a second round is required)

• Any further request for SoCGs
 Date Passed
20 June 2014
Deadline 5

Deadline for the receipt of:

• Responses to the ExA’s second round of questions and any further SoCGs

• Comments on written summaries of cases put at any issue specific or open floor hearings

• Comments on any submitted revised DCO
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 Date Passed
23 June 2014
Notification by ExA of the time, date and place for:

• DCO hearing

• Any other hearings deemed necessary by the ExA
 Date Passed
11 July 2014
Deadline 6

Deadline for the receipt of:

• Comments on the responses to the ExA’s second round of questions and any further SoCGs

• Any documents/amendments requested by the ExA
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 Date Passed
16 July 2014
Issue Specific Hearing on the draft Development Consent Order and Water Resource issues
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 Date Passed
16 July 2014
Issue Specific Hearing 2
Issue Specific Hearing on the draft Development Consent Order and Water Resource issues
 Date Passed
24 July 2014
Deadline 7

Deadline for the receipt of:

• Written summaries of cases put orally at DCO/or other issue specific hearing on 16 and 17 July 2014 and;

• Any documents/amendments requested by the ExA at the hearings

• Final revised DCO
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 Date Passed
15 August 2014
Deadline 8

Deadline for the receipt of:

• Comments on the written summaries of cases put orally at DCO/and any issue specific hearing on 16 and 17 July 2014

• Comments on final revised DCO
 Date Passed
13 September 2014
Examination closed