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city planning

n
(Human Geography) the US term for town planning
city planner n

cit′y plan′ning


n.
the activity or profession of determining the future physical arrangement and condition of a community.
[1910–15]
cit′y plan′ner, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.city planning - determining and drawing up plans for the future physical arrangement and condition of a communitycity 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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The City of Toronto's City Planning division is once again taking planning to the streets to engage with Torontonians in public spaces.
Citizens and pubic and private sector leaders must get involved and support better city and regional planning and action for better quality communities, according to NLC and the American City Planning Directors' Council and its American City Quality Foundation during American City Quality Month, celebrated this April.
A CONTROVERSIAL city centre tower block is set for a cool reception when it is presented to city planning chiefs for the first time.
Former city Planning Board member Carolyn Berlin took third with 3,258 and her husband, Phil, a former Bob Hope Airport commissioner, placed fourth with 2,946.
The Birth of City Planning in the United States, 1840-1917.
Last year, when the Tennessee legislature passed the Urban Growth Policy Act - nicknamed the "smart growth" law, after the most recent fad in city planning - it didn't want to leave anything to chance.
Better decision-making, in addition to better quality city planning, is needed to resolve continuing public concerns about property tax increases, urban sprawl, loss of open space, lack of affordable housing, increasing traffic, and other community issues.
Following up on this recommendation the Department of City Planning ultimately pursued rezoning the Williamsburg and Greenpoint waterfront.
SANTA CLARITA -- Business parks, commercial centers and housing tracts might one day sprawl where a string of oil wells line Sierra Highway, a corridor that city planning commissioners toured recently to get ahead of the building curve.
Until recently, developers had shunned the area as commercially unviable, but city planners, including Joseph Rose, Chairman of the City Planning Commission and a member of the IFCCA jury, regard it as a major development corridor.