Zoning

Most property owners in United States will need to be aware of relevant property zoning restrictions dictating acceptable uses of their land. Zoning regulations differ drastically across communities, but generally attempt to maintain uniformity throughout neighborhoods by preventing uses not consistent with surrounding properties. The degree of uniformity will depend on the local zoning law, so property owners should consult with a land use lawyer to understand local zoning law and what they can do with their land. To learn more about zoning laws, check out the articles and answers in this section.