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rezoning

To change the permitted uses of property within an area.If only one property is rezoned, it is called spot zoning.When property is rezoned, then all future owners can use it for any purpose allowed by the zoning classification. Contrast with variance, which allows one particular use not otherwise allowed by the zoning regulations.

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The next step is to rezone the properties changed to match the land use.
The city's proposal to rezone the Vanderbilt Corridor, a 5-block stretch of Vanderbilt Avenue near Grand Central Terminal in Midtown, was originally part of the East Midtown Rezoning proposal introduced in 2013 to spur commercial development.
If the town does not rezone the property, there could be up to 115 single-family house lots in that area," she said.
Lake Forest Community LLC has petitioned to rezone two tracts off of Kentucky 54 near Millers Mill Road for mixed use development.
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has asked the Tippecanoe Area Plan Commission to rezone the 46-acre site from "industrial reserve" to "industrial," said Lance Rhoades, company president.
Planning Minister John Day has approved six minor amendments to the Metropolitan Region Scheme that would rezone parcels of land in the area from rural to industrial.
The meeting is required before an official application to rezone the property, currently classified rural agricultural, can be submitted.
Brian Smart, a Bellingham city planner, said the city doesn't usually rezone such small portions of land, but with a small retail strip across the street that includes a 7-Eleven convenience store, a Subway restaurant and other businesses, the rezone was allowed.
Lakewood made no further attempts to rezone the land after this decision.
The land was purchased by Novi, Michigan-based Crosswinds Communities, a leading national residential building and development company, which plans to rezone the property from one acre lots to 35,000 SF lots resulting in 261 homesites.
Brantford township, to rezone the subject lands from Agricultural (A) to Institutional with a special exception (I-6) to permit any existing dwelling along with a place of worship, subject to the applicant providing proof to the satisfaction of the county that the subject lands had been merged with the adjacent lands to the east known as 1569 Colborne St.