city planning


Definition of city planning

: the drawing up of an organized arrangement (as of streets, parks, and business and residential areas) of a city

Other Words from city planning

city planner noun

Examples of city planning in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Watch for Soltis Furniture to build a 2,880 square foot building for a furniture repair business at 5686 Dee St., in Gulf Shores, according to city planning. Kathy Jumper, al, 12 June 2022 In 1943, a city planning document showed the Ramona and Santa Monica, Harbor and Hollywood parkways still hopefully penciled in. Los Angeles Times, 7 June 2022 Strategy design partners and city planning consultant, August Fluker. Laura Johnston, cleveland, 24 May 2022 Percy Toriro, a city planning expert in Harare, said this marks the first time the construction of rural homes in the southern African country will be as carefully regulated as house-building in its cities. Tonderayi Mukeredzi, The Christian Science Monitor, 11 May 2022 His organization promotes city planning that, among other goals, focuses heavily on adapting urban areas to be less dependent on cars. Trevor Fraser, Orlando Sentinel, 6 May 2022 Numerous residents near the potential mosque site spoke against the project during a city planning meeting in February. CBS News, 4 Nov. 2021 The future of Aurora’s city planning got an international boost this week, thanks to a visit from a delegation from the Italian cities of Bergamo and Rimini. David Sharos, Chicago Tribune, 25 May 2022 The Cincinnati Bengals are planning to build an interim indoor training facility and will go before city planning officials next week for their approval. Scott Wartman, The Enquirer, 8 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of city planning

1900, in the meaning defined above

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25 Jun 2022

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“City planning.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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