In photography, a development continued too long, or done with an excitant of too great strength.(noun)
The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)
Use "over-development" in a sentence
"This investment – coupled with a strong restoration plan guided by sound science – would enable the Gulf to begin restoring the region’s ecosystem, which has been systematically degraded by decades of over-development."
"On his website, Sahner insists his project is not an effort to document what is bound to be lost by over-development, an ethos of sites like Jeremiah's Vanishing New York."
""In this world of technology, over-development, fewer trees and more concrete," says Sayeg, "it is empowering to be able to beautify your environment.""