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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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"I will personally pursue the matter in court to ensure justice is done for the genuine owners of the property," Mr Sonko said in a statement on his Facebook page.Police denied knowledge of any arrests as no one had been taken to any stations in the area and that they had not been notified about the demolition.
This paper examines crime rates at the block level before and after the demolition of public housing buildings in Chicago from 1995 through 2010.
Israel had refrained from implementing demolition orders since November in the politically sensitive Jerusalem area, after U.S.
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In total, the projects will generate 26 million tons of demolition debris in the next 15 years.
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According to the demolition type, the Israeli Authorities have demolished 75 of them while Palestinians were obliged to demolish 35, as self-demolition.