Glossary of planning policy terms

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A

AMR          Annual Monitoring Report

AA            Appropriate Assessment (same as HRA)

AAP          Area Action Plan

AWT         Advanced Water Treatment

AONB       Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

B

BAP          Biodiversity Action Plan

BREEAM    BRE Environmental Assessment  Method 

C

CA            Conservation Area

CABE        The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment

CDC          Cotswold District Council 

CIL            Community Infrastructure Levy

CLSP         Cotswold Local Strategic Partnership 

CS             Core Strategy 

CWP          Cotswold Water Park

D

DCLG         Department for Communities & Local Government (also referred to as CLG)

DPD           Development Plan Document

DTC           Duty to Cooperate

E

EIA            Environmental Impact Assessment

ELM           Employment Land Monitor (what it used to be called)

ELA           Employment Land Assessment (what it is called now)

EIP            Examination In Public

F

FRA           Flood Risk Assessment 

G

GB             Green Belt

GCC           Gloucestershire County Council

GCEP          Gloucestershire Centre for Environmental Records

GI               Green Infrastructure

GRCC          Gloucestershire Rural Community Council 

GSHP          Ground Source Heat Pumps

GTAA          Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation

H

HRA           Habitat Regulations Assessment

HNA           Housing Needs Assessment 

I

IDP            Infrastructure Development Plan

L

LDS            Local Development Scheme 

LDD            Local Development Document

LDO            Local Development Order

LEP            Local Enterprise Partnership 

LGS            Local Geological Sites 

LNP            Local Nature Partnership

LP              Local Plan

LPA            Local Planning Authority

M

MW           Mega Watt unit of energy   

N

NLUD         National Land Use Database

NNR           National Nature Reserve

NPPF          National Planning Policy Framework

P

PINS          Planning Inspectorate

PDL           Previously Developed Land

PPS           Planning Policy Statement

PRoW        Public Right of Way

R

RIG           Regionally Implemented Geological Site  (now Local Geological Sites)

RLAS         Residential Land Availability Statistics

RLA           Residential Land Availability

RPG 10      Regional Planning Guidance for the South West

RSS            Regional Spatial Strategy

RTPI           Royal Town Planning Institute

S

SA              Sustainability Appraisal

SAC            Special Area of Conservation

SAM            Scheduled Ancient Monument

SCI             Statement of Community Involvement

SD              Sustainable Development

SFRA          Strategic Flood Risk Assessment

SIDP           Strategic Infrastructure Delivery Plan

SHLAA        Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment

SHMA         Strategic Housing Market Assessment

SLA            Special Landscape Areas

SNA            Strategic Nature Areas

SPD             Supplementary Planning Documents

SSSI            Site of Special Scientific Interest

SUDS          Sustainable Urban Drainage System

T

TPO            Tree Preservation Order

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