- Land Use and Zoning Basics
Municipalities use zoning regulations to control the development of property in different areas. This section explains the basics of zoning regulations, regulations on development, limits on zoning, and more.
- Types of Zoning
A guide to the different types of zoning categories. Learn about residential zoning, commercial zoning, industrial zoning, agricultural zoning, rural zoning, combination zoning, historic zoning, esthetic zoning, and more.
- Zoning Changes, Variances, and More
If the zoning on your property is inconsistent with your use, you can apply to your local jurisdiction for a change of zoning. This article explains variances, non-conforming uses, conditional use permits, and more.
- Options for Zoning Relief
When a property owner’s land is affected by a new zoning ordinance, the owner has a couple different legal options. Learn about non-conforming uses, variances, and how to challenge a zoning procedure.
- Land Use and Zoning Practices
An overview of zoning law, land use, and challenges to zoning ordinances. Learn about how zoning ordinances are created, amendments, variances, permits, alternatives to challenges, and more.
- What Are My Rights as a Homeowner?
While homeowners generally have a lot of freedom when it comes to their property, there are some exceptions. Learn about key limitations on land use, including breaking the law, zoning ordinances, easements, and more.