Zoning

Term Main definition
Zoning
A municipal or county regulation of land use in which the type of real estate development and usage (such as industrial, light industrial, commercial, light-commercial, agricultural, single-family residential, multi-unit residential) is restricted within geographic zones according to a plan. In 1926 zoning was declared constitutional by the U. S. Supreme Court in Village of Euclid v. Ambler Realty Co.