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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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Extended sheds and additional structures of five restaurants were demolished while one kiosk, one construction material depot and an illegal parking on the green belt established by the Paradise Marquee were also removed.
So far in 2019, 265 structures have been demolished, leaving 355 people without a home.
The owner of the demolished car wash was identified as Murad Saad.
Local Muslims staged a protest against the demolition alleging that a mosque has been demolished by the officials.
Similarly, during another operation conducted at Street 20, Sector F-8/2, a wall, shed and entrance gate illegally constructed on land of a local park were demolished.
During this operation, according to CDA, an illegally constructedresidential unit comprising four rooms and outer boundary wall was demolished.
Talking to reporter, Research Officer Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Archaeology and Museum Directorate Nawazuddin said property owners took benefit from the darkness of night and had demolished large portion of historic wall.
'For class two heritage buildings outside heritage area, there are no specific requirements that it can not be demolished, but they are subjected to council's approvals, depending on the condition of the buildings,' he told a press conference today.
During the operation, several constructions including service stations, rooms, hotels, kitchens, shops, sheds and boundary walls constructed on the Right of Way/state land were demolished. Illegal encroachments/constructions on the Right of Way of Kashmir Highway were completely demolished.
KDA officials have reported that the market behind Baitul Mukarram has also been demolished.
Around 396 dilapidated residential and commercial buildings have been demolished in four districts of Lahore division and efforts are under way to complete the task soon due to changing weather.