The use of jargon

Taken from a recent appeal decision involving the erection of 102 dwellings on two fields in Surrey (DCS Number 200-008-115):

‘Time depth’, as referred to by the Council, can derive from intactness and continuity of a landscape….

If that’s what they wish to discuss there is plenty of vocabulary available to them within the English language to do so without resorting to the use of jargon. We already have legalese and journalese. We really don’t need planning-ese as well.