DCO Application

Cleve Hill Solar Park Ltd. submitted a Development Consent Order (DCO) application to the Planning Inspectorate on 16 November 2018.

The Planning Inspectorate has 28 days to accept the DCO application for examination. Should the DCO application be accepted, the formal examination process will then be managed by the Planning Inspectorate and individuals wishing to get involved will need to follow the prescribed process described below.

From the date of acceptance, individuals wishing to make a representation to the Planning Inspectorate will have 28 days to do so.

To give people sight of the application ahead of this time, the DCO application documents will be available to view on the Planning Inspectorate’s website via: https://infrastructure.planninginspectorate.gov.uk/projects/south-east/cleve-hill-solar-park/ and also via our project website, as outlined below.

Any representations (giving notice of any interest in, or objection to, the DCO application) must be made on the Planning Inspectorate’s Registration and Relevant Representation Form, which will be accessible on their website at the point of application acceptance.

Details of how we consulted, including how we have responded to feedback, is included in the Consultation Report and its associated Appendices. You can view these documents in 5. Reports and Statements, Document 5.1, and 5.1.1.

A Non-Technical Summary of the Environmental Statement is available in 6. Environmental Statement, 6.5 Other ES Docs, Document 6.5.1.

If you require any guidance on the documents included as part of the DCO application, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.