Demolition delay

Demolition delay

A temporary halt or stay in the planned razing of a property, sometimes resulting from a court injunction obtained by preservationists to allow a period of negotiation.
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He said the plan will provide near-term and longer-term recommendations that address issues of importance to local preservation efforts, including a review of the city's building demolition delay ordinance, as well as a review of the rules, regulations and guidelines for local historic districts.
TBM spokesman Dick Beaumont last night blamed the demolition delay on officials' fears about the impact on traffic, but said if councillors approved plans the factory could be ripped down in a month.
Stockton North MP Frank Cook criticised the owners of Billingham House for the demolition delay.
Wind and rain blamed for demolition delay on shell TODAY the half-built Castle Hill Hotel should be gone.
By a unanimous vote, the commission Thursday night agreed to waive the city's demolition delay ordinance, which mandates a one-year hold on the razing of historic structures to allow time for the exploration of alternative uses.
WORCESTER -- The Historical Commission has agreed to waive the demolition delay ordinance so the city can proceed with a $2.
Meanwhile, the Historical Commission has agreed to waive the city's demolition delay ordinance so renovation and repair work can be done to the exterior of the building.
This information will be used by the Historical Commission to determine if the 180-day demolition delay should be continued for this property.
Afterward, the Historical Commission will decide if the 180-day demolition delay should stay in place.
In particular, the preservation plan will provide near-term and longer-term recommendations that address issues of importance to local preservation efforts, including a review of the city's building demolition delay ordinance, as well as a review of the rules, regulations and guidelines for local historic districts.
The Historical Commission Thursday night unanimously agreed to the developer's request for a waiver to the city's demolition delay ordinance so that it can demolish a one-story component of the former boiler room that once served the complex.
Because the house is listed on the Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System, it falls under the purview of the city's demolition delay ordinance, which puts a 12-month hold on the demolition of historic structures to allow time to explore alternative uses.