Yorkshire GREEN Examination timetable

The examination timetable gives the dates of events and deadlines for submissions to be made by.

You can have your say during the examination stage of the project.

The examination stage

The examination opened on 22 March 2023

The examination closed on 15 September 2023

Upcoming deadlines and events

There are no deadlines and events

Past deadlines and events

8 March 2023 - Procedural Deadline A

Closed

Procedural Deadline A

Deadline for receipt by the Examining Authority of:

  • Written submissions on the Examination Procedure, including any submissions about the draft Examination Timetable and the use of virtual methods.
  • Requests to be heard orally at the Preliminary Meeting, including which agenda items you wish to speak on.
  • Requests to participate in the Open Floor Hearing on 22 March 2023.
  • Requests to participate in the Issue Specific Hearing on 23 March 2023
  • Suggested locations for site inspections, including the reason for nomination, issues to be observed there and whether the location(s) require access to private land.

22 March 2023 - Preliminary Meeting

Closed

Preliminary Meeting (PM)

22 March 2023 - Open Floor Hearing 1 (OFH)

Closed

Open Floor Hearing 1 (OFH)

23 March 2023 - Issue Specific Hearing 1 (ISH1)

Closed

Issue Specific Hearing 1 (ISH1) on the Scope of the Proposed Development and draft Development Consent Order (dDCO)

29 March 2023 - Issue by the Examining Authority of

Closed

Issue by the Examining Authority of

  • the Examination Timetable.
  • The Examining Authority’s First Written Questions (ExQ1).

5 April 2023 - Deadline 1

Closed

Deadline 1

For receipt by the Examining Authority of:

  • Post-hearing submissions, including written summaries of oral submissions to the hearings and any documents requested by the ExA.
  • Comments on any oral submissions put at the Hearings.
  • Local Impact Reports from any Local Authorities.
  • Comments on Relevant Representations.
  • Comments on any Additional Submissions accepted at the discretion of the Examining Authority.
  • Notification by Statutory Parties of their wish to be considered as an Interested Party by the Examining Authority.
  • Requests by Interested Parties to participate in a further Open Floor Hearing.
  • Requests by Affected Persons to participate in a Compulsory Acquisition Hearing.
  • Requests by Interested Parties to attend Accompanied Site Inspection (if held).
  • Applicant’s draft itinerary for Accompanied Site Inspection.
  • Initial Statements of Common Ground requested by the Examining Authority.
  • Statement of Commonality for Statements of Common Ground.
  • Applicant’s updated Guide to the Application in clean and tracked versions.
  • Applicant’s updated Book of Reference and Schedule of Changes to the Book of Reference (if required) in clean and tracked versions.
  • Applicant’s cross-section illustration of proposed works.
  • Initial draft s106 Agreement(s) (if required).
  • Applicant’s planning obligations and commercial side agreements tracking list.
  • Applicant’s updated National Policy Statement schedules of compliance (if required).
  • Applicant’s Environmental Statement Addendum: corrections and additions to the Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment.
  • Any further information requested by the Examining Authority under Rule 17 of The Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010.

26 April 2023 - Deadline 2

Closed

Deadline 2

For receipt by the Examining Authority of:

  • Responses to the Examining Authority’s Written Questions (ExQ1).
  • Written Representations.
  • Summaries of Written Representations exceeding 1500 words.
  • Comments on Local Impact Report(s).
  • Comments on initial Statements of Common Ground.
  • Comments on the Applicant’s draft itinerary for an Accompanied Site Inspection.
  • Responses to comments on Relevant Representations.
  • Comments on the Applicant’s Environmental Statement Addendum (clarifications of and additions to the Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment).
  • Comments on any other submissions received at Deadline 1.
  • Applicant’s additional Landscape and Visual viewpoints assessment, wirelines and photomontages.
  • Applicant’s updated Guide to the Application in clean and tracked versions.
  • Applicant’s updated Compulsory Acquisition, Temporary Possession and Statutory Undertakers Schedules of Negotiations, Powers Sought and Objections.
  • Applicant’s updated Book of Reference and Schedule of Changes to the Book of Reference (if required) in clean and tracked versions.
  • Applicant’s updated National Policy Statement schedules of compliance (if required).
  • Any further information requested by the Examining Authority under Rule 17 of The Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010.

10 May 2023 - Deadline 3

Closed

Deadline 3

For receipt by the Examining Authority of:

  • Comments on Written Representations.
  • Comments on responses to the Examining Authority’s Written Questions (ExQ1).
  • Comments on Applicant’s additional Landscape and Visual viewpoints assessment, wirelines and photomontages submitted at Deadline 2.
  • Progressed Statements of Common Ground.
  • Progressed Statement of Commonality for Statements of Common Ground.
  • Applicant’s updated draft Development Consent Order in clean and tracked versions.
  • Applicant’s updated Explanatory Memorandum in clean and tracked versions.
  • Applicant’s consolidated schedule of changes to the draft Development Consent Order.
  • Applicant’s updated Guide to the Application in clean and tracked versions.
  • Comments on any other submissions received at Deadline 2.
  • Any further information requested by the Examining Authority under Rule 17 of The Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010.

23 May 2023 - Dates reserved for Accompanied Site Inspection and Hearings

Closed

Dates reserved for Accompanied Site Inspection and Hearings

Tuesday 23 May 2023 reserved for:

  • Accompanied Site Inspection.

Wednesday 24 May to Friday 26 May 2023 reserved for any:

  • Issue Specific Hearing(s) on the topics of construction matters and effects, environmental effects and the Green Belt, and the draft Development Consent Order (if required).
  • Open Floor Hearing(s) (if required).
  • Compulsory Acquisition Hearing(s) (if required).

6 June 2023 - Deadline 4

Closed

Deadline 4

For receipt by the Examining Authority of:

  • Post-hearing submissions, including written summaries of oral submissions to the hearings and any documents requested by the ExA.
  • Comments on any oral submissions put at the Hearings.
  • Comments on the Applicant’s updated draft Development Consent Order and updated Explanatory Memorandum.
  • Comments on progressed Statements of Common Ground.
  • Applicant’s updated Compulsory Acquisition, Temporary Possession and Statutory Undertakers Schedules of Negotiations, Powers Sought and Objections.
  • Applicant’s updated Book of Reference and Schedule of Changes to the Book of Reference (if required) in clean and tracked versions.
  • Progressed s106 agreement(s) (if required)
  • Applicant’s updated National Policy Statement schedules of compliance (if required).
  • Applicant’s updated Guide to the Application in clean and tracked versions.
  • Comments on any submissions received at Deadline 3.
  • Any further information requested by the Examining Authority under Rule 17 of The Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010.

20 June 2023 - Publication by the ExA of

Closed

Publication by the ExA of

  • Examining Authority’s Further Written Questions (ExQ2) (if required).

11 July 2023 - Deadline 5

Closed

Deadline 5

For receipt by the Examining Authority of:

  • Responses to the Examining Authority’s Further Written Questions (ExQ2) (if issued).
  • Progressed Statements of Common Ground.
  • Progressed Statement of Commonality for Statements of Common Ground.
  • Applicant’s updated draft Development Consent Order in clean and tracked versions.
  • Applicant’s final agreed Protective Provisions with all relevant statutory undertakers.
  • Applicant’s consolidated schedule of changes to the draft Development Consent Order.
  • Applicant’s updated Compulsory Acquisition, Temporary Possession and Statutory Undertakers Schedules of Negotiations, Powers Sought and Objections.
  • Applicant’s updated Book of Reference and Schedule of Changes to the Book of Reference (if required) in clean and tracked versions.
  • Applicant’s updated Guide to the Application in clean and tracked versions.
  • Comments on any submissions received at Deadline 4.
  • Any further information requested by the Examining Authority under Rule 17 of The Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010.

18 July 2023 - Compulsory Aquisition Hearing 2 (CAH2)

Closed

Compulsory Acquisition Hearing 2 (CAH2)

Compulsory Acquisition, Temporary Possession and Related Matters

19 July 2023 - Issue Specific Hearing 4 (ISH4) Day 1

Closed

Issue Specific Hearing 4 (ISH4) Day 1

Draft Development Consent Order and Environmental Matters

20 July 2023 - Issue Specific Hearing 4 (ISH4) Day 2

Closed

Issue Specific Hearing 4 (ISH4) Day 2 (if required)

Draft Development Consent Order and Environmental Matters

28 July 2023 - Deadline 6

Closed

Deadline 6

For receipt by the Examining Authority of:

  • Post-hearing submissions, including written summaries of oral submissions to the hearings and any documents requested by the ExA (if held).
  • Comments on any oral submissions put at the Hearings (if held).
  • Comments on progressed Statements of Common Ground.
  • Comments on the Applicant’s updated draft Development Consent Order.
  • Applicant’s updated National Policy Statement schedules of compliance (if required).
  • Applicant’s updated Guide to the Application in clean and tracked versions.
  • Responses to the Applicant's Change Application received at Deadline 5.
  • Applicant's amended application documents or addenda following acceptance by the ExA of the Change Application.
  • Comments on any other submissions received at Deadline 5.
  • Any further information requested by the Examining Authority under Rule 17 of The Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010.

16 August 2023 - Publication by the Examining Authority of Report on the Implications for European Sites and commentary on, or proposed schedule of changes to, the draft Development Consent Order

Closed

Publication by the Examining Authority of Report on the Implications for European Sites and commentary on, or proposed schedule of changes to, the draft Development Consent Order

Publication by the Examining Authority of:

  • Report on the Implications for European Sites (RIES) and any associated questions (if required).
  • The Examining Authority’s commentary on, or proposed schedule of changes to, the draft Development Consent Order (if required).
  • Any requests from the Examining Authority for further information under Rule 17 of The Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010.

6 September 2023 - Deadline 7

Closed

Deadline 7

For receipt by the Examining Authority of:

  • Comments on the Report on the Implications for European Sites (RIES) and responses to any associated questions (if issued).
  • Responses to the Examining Authority’s commentary on, or proposed schedule of changes to, the draft Development Consent Order (if issued).
  • Final Statements of Common Ground.
  • Final Statement of Commonality for Statements of Common Ground.
  • List of matters not agreed where any Statement of Common Ground could not be finalised.
  • Applicant’s final draft Development Consent Order in clean and tracked versions.
  • Applicant’s final draft Development Consent Order to be submitted in the SI template with the SI template validation report.
  • Applicant’s final consolidated schedule of changes to the draft Development Consent Order.
  • Applicant’s final amended Explanatory Memorandum.
  • Applicant’s final updated Book of Reference and Schedule of Changes to the Book of Reference in clean and tracked versions.
  • Applicant’s final Compulsory Acquisition, Temporary Possession and Statutory Undertakers Schedules of Negotiations, Powers Sought and Objections.
  • Applicant’s final National Policy Statement schedules of compliance.
  • Applicant’s final planning obligations and commercial side agreements tracking lists.
  • Any final signed and dated section 106 agreements together with CIL compliance schedule.
  • Applicant’s final updated Guide to the Application, in clean and tracked versions.
  • Comments on responses to the Applicant's Change Application.
  • Comments on any submissions received at Deadline 6.
  • Any further information requested by the Examining Authority under Rule 17 of The Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010.

13 September 2023 - Deadline 8

Closed

Deadline 8

For receipt by the Examining Authority of:

  • Any further information requested by the Examining Authority under Rule 17 of The Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010.
  • Comments on any submissions received at Deadline 7.

22 September 2023 - Deadline for close of Examination

Closed

Deadline for close of Examination

The ExA is under a duty to complete the Examination of the application by the end of the period of six months. Once the Examination closes, no further submissions can be accepted.

Please note that the ExA may close the Examination before the end of the six month period if it is satisfied that all relevant matters have been addressed and discussed.