Flashcards in Rezonings Deck (11)
What is a map boundary change?
owners on the borders may change zones
What is Code Text Change?
change in the zoning label
What is Comprehensive rezoning?
city initiates some studies to consider whether to change the zoning for whole city
What is piecemeal rezoning?
negative connotation used by nimbys – change only one area – most common rezoning
What is up zoning?
to more intensive high density use
What is downzoning?
to less density less intensive use
What is spot zoning?
zone a small tract different from surrounding neighborhood to promote general welfare
What is illegal spot zoning?
does not promote general welfare, usually just promotes developer
What is a floating zone?
A floating zone is an unmapped district with detailed and conditional use requirements.
1. Floats over a city until a developer seeks to locate it
What is legislative rezoning?
Rezoning that occurs at the hands of the legislative body (like it normally does)