downzoning


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downzoning

The change in the zoning classification of a property from a zoning classification of higher use to one that is lower; for example, from commercial use to residential use.
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Between 1971 and 2001, a total of 285 downzonings (decreases in bulk and densities permitted) were applied to residences in the north lakefront community areas, but only twelve were applied to residences in the south lakefront community areas.
Tax benefits of any nature can never compensate our family for losses sustained by downzoning our property less than two miles from Eugene City Hall and surrounded by devel- opment.
Michael Walker, project manager for developer Bella Lily LLC and also a Toluca Lake resident, said the downzoning proposal is unfair.
Gross lot size increased in the late 1990s following a major downzoning, but actual house lots continued to fall in size slightly, reflecting more open space in subdivisions.
A decade ago, the prospect of that golf course, along with an anticipated downzoning of the area, helped spark a housing boom on undeveloped lots adjacent to the park.
Said plan specifically addressed value lost by downzoning, development restrictions or denial of any use so permitted prior to its implementation.
The trial court agreed with the county and declared the downzoning statute unconstitutional.
Outgoing Council Member Bill de Blasio was scheduled to hold a rally at the end of last month to push for downzoning the entire neighborhood.
Creel says the intent is preventing local government from downzoning to say three or 50 units once plans are filed.
If those in opposition to Measure 37 truly feel that it would cost taxpayers many millions of dollars to compensate affected landowners, then they are admitting that the affected landowners have had to bear the horrendous financial impact of downzoning all by themselves.
For instance, a planning commission downzoning (or pending one) is ignored, a factory closing is not mentioned, a troublesome but known litigation influence is disregarded, or a demographic change is not noted.