Definition of Downzone:

  1. 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.

  2. 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?

  1. Under the new zoning proposals a number of areas are downzoned.

Meaning of Downzone & Downzone Definition