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.11/04/2019 - 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 (18 items)
The audio recordings for the December 2018 hearings have been published and the Examination Library has been updated.
It has come to our attention that there is a discrepancy between the timing of Issue Specific Hearings on Thursday 13 December 2018. For the avoidance of doubt the Issue Specific Hearing on the draft Development Consent Order will take place at 10.00 and the Issue Specific Hearing on Environmental Matters will take place at 14.00.
The Open Floor Hearing Agenda has been revised to include the correct start time (19:00). Apologies for any confusion caused.
Deadline 2 responses have been published and the Examination Library has been updated.
The notification of hearings and Accompanied Site Inspection letter, Transboundary Screening Document and an additional submission have been published. The Examination Library has been also been updated.
The Deadline 1 Submissions have now been published.
The Examination Timetable (Rule 8 letter) has been sent to Interested Parties
Procedural decision following Preliminary Meeting
The recordings for the Preliminary Meeting and Issue Specific Hearing 1 have now been published.
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.
The application has been accepted for examination
The application documents will be made available if the application is accepted for examination.
It is for the applicant to decide whether or not application documents can be published upon submission (see MHCLG guidance on the pre-application process for major infrastructure projects).
- Application expected from applicant
- Application received by the Planning Inspectorate