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verb[WITH OBJECT]North American
Assign (land or property) to a different planning zone.‘they submitted a proposal to rezone part of the Brooklyn waterfront’‘the possible rezoning of some 800 acres of land’
- ‘A developer wrote a letter to the city council last fall suggesting that the land near the Stanwood High School be rezoned for a Wal-Mart.’
- ‘We have been involved in a year-long fight against the rezoning this 35-acre site.’
- ‘Home Depot applied to rezone land from residential to commercial in the Westgate area of Toledo to build a 130,000 square foot store.’
- ‘The Konover plan would have rezoned 60 acres of industrial land to commercial adjacent to Interstate 93.’
- ‘Four years ago, the city of New York rezoned the area, with the intention of creating a park along the Brooklyn waterfront.’
- ‘To rezone the land would result in spot zoning, which is not allowed.’
- ‘Councillors had agreed in December last year to rezone 250 acres at Togher, just outside Portlaoise, for mixed-use development to facilitate the proposals.’
- ‘Ms Radley said the draft plan requires rezoning of certain tracts of land within the existing 13-acre site.’
- ‘By one vote, the Village Board rezoned 21.5 acres to commercial.’
- ‘The rezoning of the land was approved with a narrow 4 to 3 vote.’
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