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zoh ning

  • n  dividing an area into zones or sections reserved for different purposes such as residence and business and manufacturing etc
  • v  regulate housing in; of certain areas of towns
  • v  separate or apportion into sections

  • Bonuses for builders, at a price The first American zoning law was passed in New York City in 1916 to limit the size of new skyscrapers that were casting shadows on nearby.
  • What he got was a blizzard of bills that have now hit $10,000 and an endless zoning suit that has become the longest in the history of Florida's Dade County.
  • In 1922, Euclid Village, on the outskirts of Cleveland, Ohio, adopted a zoning ordinance to regulate the location of industrial buildings, stores, apartments, double and single .
News & Articles


  • Rodney Eade in The Canberra Times
    You're practising zoning,said coach Rodney Eade, "but you're also working out ways to counter it."
  • President Bush in KSTP.com
    These laws "were never meant to regulate global climate change," said Bush, and would "make the federal government act like a local planning and zoning board."
  • Nate McMillan in USA Today
    I thought he did a great job of just reading and getting to the open spot,Blazers coach Nate McMillan said. "Denver does a lot of zoning. They trap and they zone and you've got to move, but you've got to move the ball also. Tonight, late...

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