urban planning

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Noun1.urban planning - the branch of architecture dealing with the design and organization of urban space and activitiesurban planning - the branch of architecture dealing with the design and organization of urban space and activities
architecture - the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings; "architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"
2.urban planning - determining and drawing up plans for the future physical arrangement and condition of a communityurban planning - determining and drawing up plans for the future physical arrangement and condition of a community
planning - the act or process of drawing up plans or layouts for some project or enterprise
zoning - dividing an area into zones or sections reserved for different purposes such as residence and business and manufacturing etc
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Riverside Motorsports Park, LLC announces that the project's administrative draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) has been completed and delivered to the Merced County Planning Department (Merced, Calif.
The tourism department has announced its plans to soon develop one of its hinterland tourism projects on a private island at Nagorcem in Canacona, if the town and country planning department grant approval.
I do hope, along with many other residents, that he adheres to his word and will not be overawed or cajoled by the planning department who seem to run this council.
Calderdale Council's planning department received calls from members of the public worried about the prospect of Islamic extremists using the town as terrorist training base after the notice went up on Bradford Road.
A 68-year-old former Los Angeles County Planning Department employee convicted in connection with collecting $500,000 to issue illegal certificates to landowners was sentenced Tuesday to four years in prison.
In the meantime, during November 1998, the planning department granted retrospective permission with the proviso that the fence was painted and that 510 bushes and a number of trees including oak were planted.
To answer those questions, the city's Planning Department is holding an international design competition for the Fresh Kills Landfill.
is re-creating its strategic planning department with three complementary areas of expertise -- business strategy, pop culture analysis and interactive services.
FURTHER to the article (Birmingham Mail, April 1) concerning illegal building work being carried out, we pay, out of our taxes, for a planning department to protect us from unsuitable building work that affects the environment and the value of our properties in which we live.
This city's planning department, who would probably have a certain degree of difficulty planning a long weekend in Bournemouth, always seem totally flippant and arrogant towards the objectors and in total support of any development, no matter what misery and reduction in quality of life it brings to residents of the area in question.
Taylor is a former Los Angeles County Planning Department employee who is accused of collecting $500,000 to issue illegal certificates to landowners for hundreds of acres in Agua Dulce and Malibu.
Neither the Planning Department or Highways had any objection but Joanne Needham from Kirklees' Conservation department objected.

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