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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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Record keeping of all demolition debris quantities.
Require demolition contractors to perform repairs in accordance with the appropriate City
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With the help of translators, we heard the story of how even the teenage daughters were beaten and arrested resisting the demolitions.
According to the demolition type, the Israeli Authorities have demolished 75 of them while Palestinians were obliged to demolish 35, as self-demolition.