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A division of the UK Government’s Department of Communities and Local Government. Responsible for assessing and approving nationally significant infrastructure projects (NISPs).
|Planning performance agreement (PPA)||
An agreement between a local planning authority and an applicant for a specific development proposal.
|PPA - Planning Performance Agreement||
Planning Performance Agreements (PPAs) were formally introduced into the planning system on 6 April 2008 and are about improving the quality of planning applications and the decision making process through collaboration.