planning blight

planning blight

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the harmful effects of uncertainty about likely restrictions on the types and extent of future development in a particular area on the quality of life of its inhabitants and the normal growth of its business and community enterprises
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They were not able to meet conditions within five years so local people were submitted to excess planning blight.
With the conclusion of a framework agreement with third parties intended to involve the contracting authority quality experts which the contracting authority can advice from an independent position and support in dealing with requests for assistance with planning blight.
Objectors to the proposed rapid train line have previously warned that large areas along the route could be unnecessarily hit by a costly planning blight for an indefinite period.
The tunnel, it was hoped, might overcome some of the planning blight that had bedevilled the bypass scheme during its 10-year sad saga.
This part of the country has been suffering from planning blight for the last 30 years, instead of getting on and developing a new hospital as every other area has done.
What does seem to happen here is variety of planning blight, whereby some developers, who cannot get their own way with the local authority, throw their toys out of the pram and there is inaction and sterility for, in some cases, years.
Obliterate it and, in doing so, the pride in my city goes with it, too - in a sweep of planning blight that is now Mann Island.
I am sure nearby residents will be delighted at this latest example of planning blight in Binley.
If introduced as proposed, it could do damage to existing provision, fail to play to the UK strength of diversity and lead to planning blight.
Cursed by a local planning blight since 1987, Portsmouth has naturally received minuscule investment and has probably the worst facilities of any NGRC stadium.
One of the big fears among the staff here was that they would suffer from planning blight and we are not going to let that happen.
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