rezone

verb
re·zone | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈzōn \
rezoned; rezoning

Definition of rezone 

transitive verb

law

: to change the zoning of (an area) : to designate (a zone or zones of a city, town, or borough) for a new purpose or use through a change in the applicable zoning regulations … is seeking to have land it purchased near the airport rezoned from residential use for commercial use … —Michael Knight However many at-home workers there are, their numbers are large enough to cause some communities to rezone neighborhoods so that certain kinds of work … can take place there … —Lynette Lamb

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rezoning noun plural rezonings
… opposition to the development arose because commercial rezoning of the property was necessary to the development. —Jo Gwin Shelby … Mr. Bloomberg effected the most extensive rezonings in city history … —Julia Vitullo-Martin … a rezoning request to allow gravel mining on 480 acres of grazing land … —Lawrence Shulruff

First Known Use of rezone

1917, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rezone was in 1917

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re·zone | \ rē-ˈzōn \
rezoned; rezoning

Legal Definition of rezone 

: to zone again or anew

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