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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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Either Reiter discussed rezoning his mother's property with his partner/developers before he set out to rezone, or, by some coincidence, two weeks after he got it rezoned, some partners came by with plans readymade and said "let's build a senior center on the land now that it happens to have the right zoning."
The commission also is slated to act on Massie-Clarke Development Company's plan to rezone an 82-acre tract at Carter Road and Barron Drive from agriculture to mixed use development.
However, a decision to rezone (or not to rezone) may create another problem (or an opportunity) requiring additional choices.
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Hovnanian must provide final engineering because it wants to rezone the land.
Last night, Michael Bergeron told board members he thought their decision to ask voters to pass over the article that would rezone the land was based on inaccurate information and asked them to reconsider.
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Rolling Meadows aldermen have delayed a final vote on whether to rezone much of the former Dominick's property in the city's downtown from commercial to residential.
The meeting is required before an official application to rezone the property, currently classified rural agricultural, can be submitted.
The Planning Board narrowly favored the petition to rezone the parcels, in a 4-3 vote last week.