Glossary of Planning Terms

Glossary of Planning and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Terms

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The classification of land by types of uses permitted and prohibited in a district and by densities and intensities permitted and prohibited, including regulations regarding building location on lots.(See also EUCLIDEAN ZONES, FLOATING ZONES and COMPREHENSIVE DESIGN ZONE.)
See also:  Euclidean Zones , Floating Zones , Comprehensive Design Zone
Zoning Category Or District
An area designated (zoned) for a type of land use and for a certain density or intensity of development within that type.
Zoning Map
The official 1"=200' scale map showing the location of all zoning categories in a given area.