Definition of clearance order in English:
An order for the demolition of buildings.
- A slum clearance order was challenged because civil servants, acting on behalf of the minister, had conferred with local officials and heard additional evidence after a public inquiry had ended.
- The authority has now agreed to demolish the houses under a compulsory clearance order, after the owners refused to renovate or sell them on.
- Four days later, he signed the first clearance order, which provided for the demolition of unfit houses in the town.