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v. down·zoned, down·zon·ing, down·zones
To change the zoning of (an area or neighborhood) to reduce the density of housing or permitted construction: proposed to downzone residential areas near the shore.
To downzone an area or neighborhood.
to reduce the density of housing in (an area)to downgrade the classification of (a zone) in order to restrict the type of buildings allowed in that area
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This situation produces a perplexing asymmetry: if the government downzones
property, it may have to pay for the regulatory burdens it imposes; but if it upzones property, it has no obvious mechanism for capturing the substantial benefits such upzoning creates.
The current work dots the Guide Meridian with nodes of LAMIRDs and downzones
small areas to residential.
For example, it is extremely difficult to count the number, extent, and locations of downzones
in the thick documents.