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Appendix 4: Glossary

BIS

Department for Business, Innovation & Skills

BCC

British Chambers of Commerce

BMHT

Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust

CABE

Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment

CBI

Confederation of British Industry

CCC

Committee on Climate Change

CIC

Construction Industry Council

CIL

Community Infrastructure Levy

CITB

Construction Industry Training Board

CPRE

Campaign to Protect Rural England

DCLG

Department for Communities and Local Government

DCMS

Department for Culture, Media and Sport

DEFRA

Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs

DfT

Department for Transport

GI

Green Infrastructure

HS2

High Speed 2

IHBC

Institute for Historic Building Conservation

LGA

Local Government Association

LPAs

Local Planning Authorities

ONS

Office for National Statistics

NPPF

National Policy Planning Framework

NPPG

National Planning Practice Guidance

NSIPs

Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects

OPDC

Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation

PATTH

Partnership for Active Travel, Transport and Health

PPSs

Planning Policy Statements

PTALs

Public Transport Accessibility Levels

RIBA

Royal Institute of British Architects

RICS

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

RSSs

Regional Spatial Strategies

RTPI

Royal Town Planning Institute

SME

Small and Medium sized Enterprises

SuDS

Sustainable Drainage Systems

TCPA

Town & Country Planning Association

URBED

Urbanism Environment and Design





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