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Planning performance agreement (PPA)

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An agreement between a local planning authority and an applicant for a specific development proposal.

A PPA identifies a defined shared vision and identifies key milestones and timescales for the delivery of a planning decision, by both the local planning authority and the applicant. The Advisory Team for Large Applications (ATLAS) at the Homes and Communities Agency have published guidance on PPAs:

Using planning performance agreements

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