Business / Real Estate / Zoning: The regulation of structures and uses of property within designated districts or zones. Zoning regulates and affects such things as use of the land, lot sizes, types of structure permitted, building heights, setbacks and density (the ratio of land area to improvement area).
Business / Real Estate / Incentive Zoning: Zoning that offers incentives to developers, such as retail shops on the first floor of multistory office buildings if a plaza for public use is included. MORE
Business / Real Estate / Aesthetic Zoning: Zoning for beauty. May regulate architectural styles, colors or signage. MORE
Business / Real Estate / Spot Zoning: Zoning of parcels not in conformance with the general zoning of an area. MORE
Business / Agriculture / Agricultural Zoning: A designation intended to protect farmland and farming activities from incompatible nonfarm uses. Agricultural zoning can specify many factors, such as the uses allowed, minimum farm size, the number MORE
Business / Real Estate / Zoning Variance: A zoning variance permits a change in the specifications required by the zoning ordinance. MORE