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city planning

n
(Human Geography) the US term for town planning
city planner n
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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.
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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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By January, the Urban Redevelopment Authority, the City Planning Commission, and the Historic Review Commission--all of whose members are appointed by the mayor--had approved the plan with no squeaks of dissent.
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Citizen participation will ensure transparency and accountability in city planning.