Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To change the zoning classification of (a neighborhood or property, for example).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. to change the zoning assigned to a piece of property by the planning and zoning commission of a government that determines proper and legal use for land.

Etymologies

re- +‎ zone (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Final approval to rezone 32.7 acres from single-family homes to a mix of 114 units of single-family and townhouses on Bowie Mill Road, opposite Brightwood Road, Olney.

    Montgomery County development project

  • WPPI Springfield HS, Merrillville, Ind. Application to rezone 1.63 acres from C-6 (commercial) to PDC (planned development commercial) to permit development of a hotel at 7910 Old Keene Mill Rd.

    Fairfax County development projects

  • Application to rezone 14.55 acres from C-3 (commercial) to PDC (planned development commercial) to permit construction of a healthplex/medical office mixed-use development consisting of two buildings and a central parking structure, at Lorton Road and Sanger Street, west of Interstate 95.

    Fairfax County development projects

  • BTW, I'd favor an immediate rezone of all arterials to at least 45 'height limits.

    Redefining Self-Sufficiency « PubliCola

  • The community board that includes Hell's Kitchen, also known as Clinton, has teamed up with the Department of City Planning on a plan to rezone 18 blocks of the district.

    Hell's Kitchen Seeks Heaven-Sent Rezoning

  • There's an old warehouse district and they want to rail a trolley through the area and then rezone everything for condos, shops and Starbucks with high density.

    Up to their old tricks (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • Throughout the small towns and cities of the South, the local ruling powers are men who make 1000 percent profits on buying up farmland and bribing their buddies on the Board of County SUpervisors to rezone the farmland to quarter acre residential zoning.

    Matthew Yglesias » Why a Housing Bubble?

  • However, if you refuse to donate your land to us, we will rezone your land to a useless state.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Charity – Not In My Backyard!

  • But what has grabbed investors 'attention is CapCo's effort to win planning consent to rezone the area to build a major new convention center and residential area in central London.

    CapCo Cleans Up in Covent Garden

  • A plan to rezone 530 blocks in the working-class neighborhood could stop that from happening again.

    Multifamily Homes Face New Curbs

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