Definition of planning gain in English:

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planning gain

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

[mass noun]
Provision by a developer to include in a proposal projects beneficial to a community in exchange for permission for a commercially promising but potentially unacceptable development: an evaluation can be made of the potential contribution of planning gain to regulating the development of rural land [count noun]: the planning gains or conditions may include contribution to costs of infrastructure or provision of facilities
More example sentences
  • Finance for the road itself could come from planning gain from the office developments still to take place.
  • For the future, there are proposals in England and Wales for the introduction of a levy on new-builds to finance planning gain, including affordable housing.
  • She said the drive to create the Ilkley Skate Park had also benefited from planning gain money in recent years.

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