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Economic Recession

Physical Planner Involvement in Economic Recession

The Economic recession is majorly caused by loss of business and consumer confidence. As confidence reduces, so does demand. This is the tipping point in the business cycle. It's where the peak, accompanied by irrational exuberance, moves into contraction. A decline in the gross domestic…
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Environmental Impact Assessment

Environmental Impact Assessment and Nigerian Planners

The environmental impact assessment is aimed at identifying and examining the possible effects a particular project will have on the immediate environment before the commencement of the project to reducing the negative effects of the project on the environment. Environmental impact assessment is the documentation…
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Development Permit Enabling

Development Permit Enabling Law in Ogun State

A development permit is a document issued by the urban and regional planning board for an applicant's use, as well as the size and location of any buildings or structures. The development permit approvals must be obtained for new construction, renovations, businesses, and changes of…
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Sustainable Physical Planning

Sustainable Physical Planning Challenges and Development

All efforts towards sustainable development globally are examined upon which suggestions are presented on how sustainable physical development can be achieved in developing. Sustainable physical planning concept is a shift from sustained growth of a society to the level whereby such growth does not jeopardize…
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Physical Planning and Environmental Degradation

Physical Planning and Environmental Degradation

Physical planning is the key component of the urban development initiatives and sets the boundaries that any detailed project must adhere to through the legal and technical guidelines that should be followed. Urban transformation and renewal must be developed as a proactive element of physical…
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Planning Process

Planning Process for Urban, Rural, and Regional Contexts

The Urban areas planning process tends to be more complex and prone to conflict and process of disputing or arguing. The land values are higher, property ownership is more complex, and flexibility to change land uses is often more limited. It is important to acknowledge…
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