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structure plan Line breaks: struc|ture plan

Definition of structure plan in English:


A plan drawn up by a local planning authority for the use of a prescribed area of land.
Example sentences
  • The structure plan relevant to this area was the South Hampshire Structure Plan 1988.
  • The structure plan comprises the Nottinghamshire Structure Plan Review approved in 1996, with a period to 2011.
  • There is nothing in the local plan or draft structure plan about housing on that land, but we have not taken a view yet.

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