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Glossary of terms

Explanations of specialised terms and their meanings.


Key to building risk grade codes

The following status and risk grades are listed in the 'By District' register and the 'Grade I and II*' register.

A list of building risk status codes
StatusDescription
CA Conservation Area
GV Group Value
CA Conservation Area
HER Historic Environment Record
I Statutory List Grade
II* Statutory List Grade
II Statutory List Grade
RPG Registered Parks and Gardens
CA Conservation Area
SM Scheduled Monument
UL Unlisted
WHS World Heritage Site

Risk Grade 1

Repair scheme in progress and (where applicable) end use or user identified; functionally redundant buildings with new use agreed but not yet implemented.

Risk Grade 2

Under repair or in fair to good repair, but no user identified; or under threat of vacancy with no obvious new user (applicable only to buildings capable of beneficial use).

Risk Grade 3

Slow decay; solution agreed but not yet implemented.

Risk Grade 4

Slow decay; no solution agreed.

Risk Grade 5

Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; solution agreed but not yet implemented.

Risk Grade 6

Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed.