Real Estate Glossary Z

Zero-lot lines - Houses built without space between them and with little or no yard.

Zoning - Regulations that control the use of land within a jurisdiction..

Zoning - The regulation of structures and uses of property within designated districts or zones. Zoning regulates and affects such things as use of the land, types of structure permitted, building heights, setbacks, and density (the ratio of land area to improvement area).

Zoning variance - A onetime modification of existing zoning law. time modification of existing zoning law.