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Zoning and Land Use

Lea en español Zoning Regulations Zoning refers to the laws that divide cities into different areas according to use, from single family residences to industrial plants. Zoning ordinances control the size, location, and use of buildings within these different areas; zoning ordinances also control access to those buildings by regulating issues like lot size, setbacks, […]

Zoning Regulations

Because zoning regulations will sometimes restrict the rights of owners to use their property the way they would like to, they can at times become controversial. Courts have determined that zoning regulation is permissible if it is reasonable and not arbitrary. It must bear a substantial relation to public health, safety, morals and general welfare. […]