Zoning▯local laws that control land use.
PURPOSES: communities divided into areas, districts, or zones where activities are prohibitted/permitted.
Zoning follows and enforces a general or master plan for the community so that the community develops in
an orderly fashion.
Zoning laws for the most part LOCAL GOV. ORDINANCES. Cities and towns act under ENABLING
STATUTE that are based in STANDARD STATE ZONING ENABLING