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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Demolition Delay Application: 49 Rogers Street, South Boston.
In response to that, Walid Assaf, chairman of the Wall and Settlement Resistance Committee, said that Palestinians will continue resisting in the area until they are officially informed about the news of the demolition delay.
Demolition delay leaves options open for Villa Park's Lufkin Pool
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.
Stockton North MP Frank Cook criticised the owners of Billingham House for the demolition delay. "I have been raising this issue on a routine basis and the council now has a court order against the owners and they are going to have to set about demolishing it in 12 months.
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 $2.3 million window and door replacement project at Union Hill School.
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.