Section 55 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 defines development as the carrying out of building, engineering, mining or other operations on land (operational development), or the making of any material change in the use of buildings or land.
- backland development,
- Campaign to Protect Rural England,
- development plan,
- environmental impact,
- household projections,
- housing density,
- infill development,
- tandem development,
- Town and Country Planning Act 1990,
- urban sprawl
This definition is abridged from A – Z of tree terms: A companion to British arboriculture.
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