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SZC Examining Authority Deadlines and Timetable

SZC Examining Authority Deadlines and Timetable

SZC – EXAMINING AUTHORITY (ExA) DEADLINES and TIMETABLE (updated 20 September 2021)

Tasks completed by MPC are highlighted in red

 

 

Event Date Description
10 March 2021 Procedural Deadline A

For receipt by the ExA of:
• Responses to the Rule 6 Letter
• Written submissions on Examination procedure and timetable
• Requests to be heard orally at Preliminary Meeting Part 1

07 April 2021 Procedural Deadline B

For receipt by the ExA of:
• Written submissions on Examination procedure and timetable in response to matters raised orally at Preliminary Meeting Part 1
• Requests to be heard orally at Preliminary Meeting Part 2
• Draft section 106 Agreement(s) (s.106), s.106 Explanatory Memorandum and draft Confirmation and Compliance Document
• Applicant’s draft itinerary for Accompanied Site Inspection (ASI).

14 April 2021 Examination Begins
21 April 2021 Examination Timetable and Written Questions

Issue by the ExA of:
• Examination Timetable
• The ExA’s Written Questions (ExQ1)

06 May 2021 Request for further information

Date reserved for issue by the ExA of:
• Any request for further information under Rule 17 of the Examination Rules (if required)

 

12 May 2021

Deadline 1 (D1)
For receipt by the ExA of:
– Comments on Relevant Representations (RRs)
– Summaries of all RRs exceeding 1500 words
– Comments on Applicant’s draft itinerary for ASI and suggested locations for site inspections (Accompanied or Unaccompanied), including justification, for consideration by the ExA
– Notification of wish to attend ASI
– Local Impact Reports (LIR) from any local authorities
– If needed, draft section 106 Agreement(s) (s.106), s.106 Explanatory Memorandum and draft Confirmation and Compliance Document
– Notification by Statutory Parties of their wish to be considered as an IP by the ExA
– Notification of wish to speak at any Open Floor Hearing (OFH) (NOTE: notification of wish to speak at the OFHs w/c 17 May 2021 MUST be made on the appropriate form)
– Notification of wish to make oral representations at an Issue Specific Hearing (ISH)
– Notification from any Affected Person of wish to speak at a Compulsory Acquisition Hearing (CAH)
– Notification of wish to have future correspondence received electronically
– Responses to any further information requested by the ExA for this Deadline
18 May 2021 Open Floor Hearing 1 (OFH1)

Open Floor Hearing 1 (OFH1)

18 May 2021 Open Floor Hearing 2 (OFH2)

Open Floor Hearing 2 (OFH2)

18 May 2021 Open Floor Hearing 3 (OFH 3)

Open Floor Hearing 3 (OFH 3)

19 May 2021 Open Floor Hearing 4 (OFH 4)

Open Floor Hearing 4 (OFH 4)

19 May 2021 Open Floor Hearing 5 (OFH 5)

Open Floor Hearing 5(OFH5)

19 May 2021 Open Floor Hearing 6 (OFH 6)

Open Floor Hearing 6(OFH6)

20 May 2021 Open Floor Hearing 7 (OFH 7)

Open Floor Hearing 7 (OFH 7)

20 May 2021 Open Floor Hearing 8 (OFH 8)

Open Floor Hearing 8 (OFH 8)

21 May 2021 Open Floor Hearing 9 (OFH 9)

Open Floor Hearing 9 (OFH 9)

02 June 2021 Deadline 2 (D2)

For receipt by the ExA of:
– Post Hearing submissions including written submissions of oral case
– Written Representations (WRs)
– Summaries of all WRs exceeding 1500 words
– Initial Statements of Common Ground (SoCG) requested by the ExA
– Statement of Commonality of SoCG
– Responses to the ExA’s Written Questions (ExQ1)
– Comments by registered Interested Parties only on any updated application documents and Changed Application documents
– Comments on draft s.106, accompanying draft Explanatory Memorandum and draft Confirmation and Compliance Document
– One dimensional modelling of Soft Coastal Defence Feature (SCDF)
– Design details and plans for Hard Coastal Defence Feature (HCDF)
– Responses to comments on RRs
– Applicant’s revised draft of DCO
– Updated DCO Signposting Document
– National Policy Statement (NPS) tracker
– Updated Navigation Document
– Updated Book of Reference and Schedule of Changes to the Book of Reference (BoR)
– Updated Statement of Reasons (SoR) Appendix B ‘Status of Negotiations with Owners of the Order Land’
– Updated SoR Appendix C ‘Status of Negotiations with Statutory Undertakers’
– Comments on any additional information/submissions received by D1
– Responses to any further information requested by the ExA for this Deadline

24 June 2021 Deadline 3 (D3).

For receipt by the ExA of:
– Operational modelling of Soft Coastal Defence Feature (SCDF)
– Comments on WRs
– Comments on LIRs
– Comments on SoCG
– Comments on responses to ExA’s Written Questions (ExQ1)
– Comments on Applicant’s first revised draft DCO
– If needed, revised draft s.106, accompanying draft Explanatory Memorandum and draft Confirmation and Compliance Document
– Updated NPS tracker
– Updated Navigation Document
– Updated Book of Reference and Schedule of Changes to the Book of Reference (BoR)
– Updated Statement of Reasons (SoR) Appendix B ‘Status of Negotiations with Owners of the Order Land’
– Updated SoR Appendix C ‘Status of Negotiations with Statutory Undertakers’
– Comments on any additional information/submissions received by D2
– Responses to any further information requested by the ExA for this Deadline

01 July 2021 Deadline 4 (D4)

For receipt by the ExA of:
– Responses to any further information requested by the ExA for this Deadline

06 July 2021 Issue Specific Hearing 1 (ISH1)

Issue Specific Hearing 1 (ISH1)

07 July 2021 Issue Specific Hearing 2 (ISH2)

Issue Specific Hearing 2 (ISH2)

08 July 2021 Issue Specific Hearing 3 (ISH3)

Issue Specific Hearing 3 (ISH3)

09 July 2021 Issue Specific Hearing 4 (ISH4)

Issue Specific Hearing 4 (ISH4)

13 July 2021 Issue Specific Hearing 5 (ISH5)

Issue Specific Hearing 5 (ISH5)

14 July 2021 Issue Specific Hearing 6 (ISH6)

Issue Specific Hearing 6 (ISH6)

15 July 2021 Issue Specific Hearing 7 (ISH7)

Issue Specific Hearing 7 (ISH7)

16 July 2021 Issue Specific Hearing 7 Part 2 (ISH7 Part 2)

Issue Specific Hearing 7 Part 2 (ISH7 Part 2)

 

 

Deadline 5 (D5)

For receipt by the ExA of:
Post Hearing submissions including written submissions of oral case
– Written Representations from additional affected persons, additional Interested Parties and Interested Parties on the proposed provision to compulsorily acquire the additional land
– Written Representations made by additional affected persons and additional Interested Parties on the application as a whole
– Notification of wish to speak at any Open Floor Hearing (OFH) by additional affected persons and additional Interested Parties
– Notification of a wish to speak at a Compulsory Acquisition Hearing (CAH) by additional affected persons
– Any revised/updated SoCG (if any)
– Applicant’s revised draft DCO
– Updated DCO Signposting Document
– If needed, comments on revised draft s.106, accompanying draft Explanatory Memorandum and draft Confirmation and Compliance Document
– Updated NPS tracker
– Updated Navigation Document
– Updated Book of Reference and Schedule of
Changes to the Book of Reference (BoR)
– Updated Statement of Reasons (SoR) Appendix B ‘Status of Negotiations with Owners of the Order Land’
– Updated SoR Appendix C ‘Status of Negotiations with Statutory Undertakers’
– Comments on any additional information/submissions received by D3 and D4
– Responses to any further information requested by the ExA for this Deadline

03 August 2021 Publication by the ExA of

Publication by the ExA of:
-Second Written Questions (ExQ2) (if required)
– ExA’s proposed commentary on, or schedule of changes to, the dDCO and s.106 documentation(if required)

06 August 2021 Deadline 6 (D6)

For receipt by the ExA of:
– Comments on Applicant’s revised draft DCO
– Comments on any revised/updated SoCG
– Comments on WRs received at D5 from additional Interested Parties, Interested Parties and additional affected persons
Updated NPS tracker
– Updated Navigation Document
– Updated Book of Reference and Schedule of Changes to the Book of Reference (BoR)
– Updated Statement of Reasons (SoR) Appendix B ‘Status of Negotiations with Owners of the Order Land’
– Updated SoR Appendix C ‘Status of Negotiations with Statutory Undertakers’
– Comments on any additional information/submissions received by D5
– Responses to any further information requested by the ExA for this Deadline

17 August 2021 Compulsory Acquisition Hearing 1 (CAH 1) Part 1

Compulsory Acquisition Hearing 1 (CAH 1) Part 1

18 August 2021 Compulsory Acquisition Hearing 1 (CAH 1) Part 2

Compulsory Acquisition Hearing 1(CAH 1) Part 2

19 August 2021 Compulsory Acquisition Hearing 1 (CAH1) Part 3

Compulsory Acquisition Hearing 1 (CAH1) Part 3

20 August 2021 Compulsory Acquisition Hearing 1 (CAH1) Part 4

Compulsory Acquisition Hearing 1 (CAH1) Part 4

24 August 2021 Open Floor Hearing 10 (OFH 10)

Open Floor Hearing 10 (OFH 10)

25 August 2021 Issue Specific Hearing 8 (ISH 8)

Issue Specific Hearing 8 (ISH 8) -air quality, noise & vibration

26 August 2021 Issue Specific Hearing 09 (ISH09)

Issue Specific Hearing 10 (ISH10)

27 August 2021 Issue Specific Hearing 10 (ISH10)

Issue Specific Hearing 10 (ISH10)

03 September 2021 Deadline 7 (D7)

For receipt by the ExA of:
– Post Hearing submissions including written submissions of oral case
-Responses to the ExA’s Second Written Questions (ExQ2) (if required)
– If needed, revised draft s.106, accompanying draft Explanatory Memorandum and draft Confirmation and Compliance Document
– Response to ExA’s commentary on, or schedule of changes to, the draft DCO and s.106 documentation (if required)
– Applicant’s revised draft DCO
– Updated DCO Signposting Document
– Any revised/updated SoCG (if any)
– Updated NPS tracker
– Updated Navigation Document
– Updated Book of Reference and Schedule of Changes to the Book of Reference (BoR)
– Updated Statement of Reasons (SoR) Appendix B ‘Status of Negotiations with Owners of the Order Land’
– Updated SoR Appendix C ‘Status of Negotiations with Statutory Undertakers’
– Comments on any additional information/submissions received by D6
– Written submissions in relation to Changes 16, 17 and 18
– Updated Mitigation Route Map
– Responses to any further information requested by the ExA for this Deadline

09 September 2021 Publication by the ExA

Publication by the ExA of:
• ExA’s further commentary on, or schedule of changes to, the dDCO and s.106 documentation (if required)
• Third Written Questions (ExQ3) (if required)

14 September 2021 Issue Specific Hearing 11 (ISH11)

ISH11 on flooding, water and coastal processes

15 September 2021 Publication by the ExA of:
• Report on the Implications for European Sites(RIES)
View the documents received relating to this deadline
15 September 2021 Issue Specific Hearing 12 (ISH12)

ISH12 on community matters

16 September 2021 Issue Specific Hearing 13 (ISH13)

ISH13 on landscape, visual impact, design and terrestrial heritage

17 September 2021 Issue Specific Hearing 14 (ISH14)

ISH14 on the Development Consent Order, Deed of Obligation and allied documents

20 September 2021 Date reserved for issue by the ExA of:
• Any request for further information under Rule 17 of the Examination Rules (if required)
24 September 2021 Deadline 8 (D8)
For receipt by the ExA of:
• Post Hearing submissions including written submissions of oral case (if required)
• Responses to the ExA’s third Written Questions(ExQ3) (if required)
• Responses to ExA’s commentary on, or proposed schedule of changes to, the draft DCO and s.106 documentation (if required)
• If needed, comments on revised draft s.106, accompanying draft Explanatory Memorandum and draft Confirmation and Compliance Document
• Updated Navigation Document
• Comments on any revised/updated SoCG
• Updated Book of Reference and Schedule of Changes to the Book of Reference (BoR)
• Updated Statement of Reasons (SoR) Appendix B‘Status of Negotiations with Owners of the Order Land’
• Updated SoR Appendix C ‘Status of Negotiations with Statutory Undertakers’
• Updated NPS tracker
• Comments on any additional information/submissions received by D7
• Responses to any further information requested by the ExA for this deadline
• Responses to Change Request 19
• Updated Mitigation Route Map incorporating the amendments shown in the Mitigation Route Map Third Addendum Revision 1
30 September 2021 Deadline 9 (D9)
For receipt by the ExA of:
• Responses to any further information and notifications requested by the ExA for this Deadline
05 October 2021 Issue Specific Hearing 15 (ISH15)
Issue Specific Hearing (ISH 15) relating to proposed desalination plant the subject of Change Request 19
12 October 2021 Deadline 10 (D10)
For receipt by the ExA of:
• Comments on the RIES
• Comments on responses to the ExA’s third Written Questions (ExQ3) (if required)
• Final DCO to be submitted by the Applicant in the SI template with the SI template validation report
• Final DCO Signposting Document
• Final updated Book of Reference
• Final SoCG
• Final Statement of Commonality of SoCG
• List of matters not agreed where SoCG could not be finalised
• Final Navigation Document
• Final Statement of Reasons (SoR) Appendix B ‘Status of Negotiations with Owners of the Order Land’
• Final SoR Appendix C ‘Status of Negotiations with Statutory Undertakers’
• Final NPS tracker
• Final signed and dated s.106, final s.106 Explanatory Memorandum and final Confirmation and Compliance Document
• Final ES signposting document
• Final Mitigation Route Map
• Comments on any additional information/submissions received by D8 and D9
• Responses to any further information requested by the ExA for this Deadline
• Comments on responses to Change Request 19 received by D8
• Written summaries of oral submissions made at ISH15
14 October 2021 The ExA is under a duty to complete the Examination of the application by the end of the period of 6 months beginning with the day after the close of the Preliminary Meeting.
14 October 2021 Deadline for close of examination