Definition of planning blight in English:

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planning blight

noun

[mass noun]
The reduction of economic activity or property values in a particular area resulting from expected or possible future development or restriction of development.
Example sentences
  • The Department had failed to offer correct advice on what the council's powers might be regarding a discretion they had to purchase property subject to planning blight.
  • The spectre of the possible dualling of the A414, with its associated planning blight problems, was raised at Tuesday's meeting of Essex County Council's cabinet.
  • ‘At the moment there is kind of a version of planning blight as we are reluctant to invest significantly if the future of the school is not certain,’ he said.

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