Definition of Downzone:
To limit development in a given area. For example, a zoning board may allow only single-family housing units to be build in a certain neighborhood, thus restricting commercial development and construction of apartment complexes.
Assign (land or property) to a zoning grade under which the permitted density of housing and development is reduced.
How to use Downzone in a sentence?
- Under the new zoning proposals a number of areas are downzoned.
Meaning of Downzone & Downzone Definition