- A declaration made by a local government which stipulates the population density of a planned development. The developer is allowed to use discretion and make some areas of the development more densely populated than other areas.
vast collection, small lots, dense grouping
Related Terms and Acronyms
- Upzoning — Definition,
- The process, often controversial, of changing the zoning in an area, usually to allow greater density or commercial use. Sometimes the term is used to mean the opposite -- changing the zoning in a broad area to limit growth and density.
- Zoning — Definition,
- Areas within a city limits in which certain types of land uses are allowed. For example, a zoning ordinance might permit houses but not factories in a neighbourhood.