ZERO LOT LINE a form of cluster housing development in which individual dwelling units are placed on separately blueted lots. They may be attached to one another, but not necessarily.
ZONE an area set off by local ordinance for specific use, subject to certain restrictions or conditions.
ZONING a legal mechanism for local governments to regulate the use of privately owned real property by specific application of police power to prevent conflicting land uses and promote orderly development.
ZONING MAP a map of the local jurisdiction that indicates current zoning designations.
ZONING ORDINANCE act of city or county or other authorities specifying the type of use to which property may be put in specific areas.