Glossary of Common Acronyms

BDP – Better Development Plan

BRC – Building Rules Consent

CFS – Country Fire Service

DA – Development Assessment or Development Application

DAC – Development Assessment Commission

DAP – Development Assessment Panel

DDA – Disability Discrimination Act

DoH – Department of Health

DPA – Development Plan Amendment

DPC – Development Plan Consent or Department of Premier and Cabinet

DPTI – Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure

DWLBC – Department of Water, Land and Biodiversity Conservation

EDALA – Electronic Development Application Lodgement and Assessment

EHO – Environmental Health Officer

EPA – Environment Protection Agency

ERDC – Environment, Resources and Development Court

FOI – Freedom of Information

ILUA – Indigenous Land Use Agreements

NRM – Natural Resources Management

PAR – Plan Amendment Report (old term for Development Plan Amendment)

PC – Planning Consent

PIA – Planning Institute of Australia