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see city planningcity planning,
process of planning for the improvement of urban centers in order to provide healthy and safe living conditions, efficient transport and communication, adequate public facilities, and aesthetic surroundings.
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city planning, town planning, urban planning

Planning a future community, or the guidance and shaping of the expansion of a present community, in an organized manner and with an organized layout, taking into account such considerations as convenience for its inhabitants, environmental conditions, social requirements, recreational facilities, esthetic design, and economic feasibility; includes a study of present requirements and conditions, as well as projections for the future; such planning usually includes proposals for its implementation. See community planning.

town planning

the comprehensive planning of the physical and social development of a town, including the construction of facilities
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The minister said officials from town planning would need at least three months to fully study the various areas, and they would need to cooperate with other government departments such as the commerce ministry, the tourism organisation, the water board, the antiquities department and the environment department.
The Control Room may be contacted at Local Government and Housing and Town Planning Department, Sindh Secretariat No.
According to the latest report by the Ombudswoman, who investigates grievances by the public against governmental bodies, complaints to do with immovable property and addressed to the land registry, local authorities and the town planning department remain "consistently large".
Since September 2012 both myself and my wife have called and written to the town planning department but we only get statements that issue not currently looked at owing to elections, there is a lot of work and the best that we should spend a day at the department and personally go round to all officials to get them to execute their part of the work so that the final certification can be issued.
Due to its brilliant town planning and modern infrastructure, the model city of Bahria Town Karachi remained unaffected by the heavy rain.
He also directed authorities of Punjab Housing and Town Planning Agency that work for acquiring land under Naya Pakistan Hosuing Scheme in other cities should also be started on priority basis.
"With the involvement of town planning team of LDA, two high-rise buildings are also being erected on a service road of Jail Road near Ammar Hospital against the approval of building plans as according to the provisions of Building Regulations of LDA for converted plots, no window openings can be made on either sides or back of the building."They added that additional floors were also constructed against the approved area without parking arrangement for the said floors.
As a result of neglecting established town planning practices, we find ourselves in a complete mess.
Xanthou disputes the claims of the Paphos town planning department that everything has been done by the book.
The Vice President should know the importance of result-oriented town planning and implementation.
The meeting focused on cooperation between BACA, the ARCWH and the Bahrain-French Town Planning Initiative.
The architect and town planning consultant is the ID Partnership's Newcastle practice.