Background Materials — Acronyms

ACS American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau

ADT Average Daily Traffic Volume

ASA Agricultural Security Area

C2P2 Community Conservation Partnership Program, PADCNR

CCHPN Chester County Historic Preservation Network

CIP Capital Improvement Program

CLG Certified Local Government

CMP Corridor Management Plan

CSA Community Supported Agriculture

DES Department of Emergency Services, Chester County

DOE Determination of Eligibility

DVRPC Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

EAC Environmental Advisory Council

EOP Emergency Operations Plan

EV Exceptional Value (PADEP stream quality designation)

FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency

GIS Geographic Information Systems

GVFTMA Greater Valley Forge Transportation Management Association

HARB Historic Architectural Review Board

HOA Homeowners Association

HOP Highway Occupancy Permit

HQ High Quality (PADEP stream quality designation)

LEED Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

MPC Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (Act 247)

MTCO2 Metric Tons of CO2 equivalent

NHL National Historic Landmark

NHPA National Historic Preservation Act

NPDES National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System

NRCS United States Natural Resource Conservation Service

NRPA National Recreation and Park Association

NWI National Wetlands Inventory

OXREM Oxford Regional Emergency Management

PADCED Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development

PADCNR Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

PADEP Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

PCTI Pennsylvania Community Transportation Initiative

PennDOT Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

PHMC Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission

PNDI Pennsylvania Natural Diversity Inventory

SCCOOT Southern Chester County Organization on Transportation

SECCRA Southeastern Chester County Refuse Authority

SHPO State Historic Preservation Office

SLDO Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance

TAP Transportation Alternatives Program

TDR Transfer of Development Rights

TII Transportation Improvements Inventory, Chester County

TIP Transportation Improvements Program, DVRPC

TMACC Transportation Management Association of Chester County

TMDL Total Maximum Daily Load

TOD Transit Oriented Development

USGS United States Geological Survey

VPP Vision Partnership Program, Chester County Planning Commission

WWF Warm Water Fishery (PADEP designation)