District Plan

Appendix A: Glossary

AMQA Air Quality Management Area
ASR Areas of Special Restraint
BAP Biodiversity Action Plan
BREEAM Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method
CHP Combined Heat and Power
CPO Compulsory Purchase Orders
DETR Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions
EIA Environmental Impact Assessment
EIP Examination in Public
FEC Family Entertainment Centres
GTP Green Transport Plan
Ha Hectares
HMO Houses in Multiple Occupation
HSE Health and Safety Executive
LAP Local Area for Play
LEAP Local Equipped Areas for Play
LNR Local Nature Reserve
MAFF Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
NEAP Neighbourhood Equipped Areas for Play
NPFA National Playing Fields Association
NEC Noise Exposure Categories
NNR National Nature Reserve
PPG Planning Policy Guidance Note
RIGS Regionally Important Geological Site
RPG Regional Planning Guidance
RSL Registered Social Landlord
SAGA Stevenage Allotments and Gardens Association
SERPLAN South East Regional Planning Conference
SAM Scheduled Ancient Monument
SMR Sites and Monuments Record
SSSI Site of Special Scientific Interest
TA Transport Assessment