call in


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call in

the right in planning law of a superior body, such as the relevant government minister, to take over the consideration of a planning application from the local planning authority.
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In the end, the committee voted six to five to push back the decision on the "call in" for another meeting before July 26.
All of his overtime, Virtuoso said, is driven by call ins from either the fire department of the police department.
Don't call in. Voice your opposition through other media, such as letters to the editor of newspapers and through letters to the station management.