Many people find the terms used in planning unfamiliar and difficult to understand. This may cause confusion and frustration and act as a barrier to those trying to engage in the planning process.
We have put together a brief jargon buster of planning terms to help people avoid this confusion. The Planning Portal provides a glossary of further planning terms and words, as well as answers to some frequently asked planning questions.
Visit the Planning Aid for Scotland and Planning Aid Wales and Planning Aid for London websites.
The Royal Town Planning Institute
41 Botolph Lane, London, EC3R 8DL
Tel: 020 7929 9494
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