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demolition

A destruction and removal of some or all of an existing structure. The process of demolishing something is usually shortened to the verb demo,as in,“We're going to demo that space next week to prepare it for the next tenant.”A demolition usually requires a permit from the same local government agency that issues construction permits.

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Taliban Foreign Minister Abdul Wakil Mutwakkal was reported by AIP to have noted the Taliban has official ties with only three countries and the decision to demolish statues in Afghanistan would not strain relations with these countries.
Our approach of pressur-ing the owner to demolish it while applying for powers to demolish it ourselves appears to have worked.
We speculate whether HUD intended to demolish this property all along, believing we would fail to find an investor willing to underwrite an investment based on Newark market rents without project-based Section 8 subsidies.
RAMALLAH, September 28, 2016 (WAFA) - A Palestinian Wednesday morning was forced to demolish his own house in Beit Hanina, north of Jerusalem, reported WAFA correspondent.
Israeli authorities had not issued a notification regarding their intent to demolish the building.
IT HAS come to our notice that a notification of intent to demolish Wainstoneson Leven Road in Yarm has been submitted to Stockton Council
But in June, developer Scott Anderson bought the four-bedroom castle for $290,000 with plans to demolish the house and build three new homes on the lot.
The decision to demolish the building was taken by the Church in Wales.
With help from all who care, we will start rebuilding as fast as they demolish.
Ahmad Abul-Hawa, owner of one of the homes, said an Israeli police force accompanied by heavy machinery broke into the area at midnight, before they proceeded to demolish four apartments, owned by him and his brothers.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A Palestinian from Jerusalem was forced to demolish his own home after Israeli authorities declared that the property was unlicensed.
The city is paying a contractor $74,000 to demolish the 43-room, 11,630-square-foot hotel at 521 W.