rezone

verb re·zone \ (ˌ)rē-ˈzōn \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of rezone

rezoned; rezoning
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

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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rezone

transitive verb re·zone \ rē-ˈzōn \

legal Definition of rezone

rezoned; rezoning
: to zone again or anew

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