What is a zoning ordinance?

A zoning ordinance specifies what types of uses zones allow (ex. Residential, Commercial, Industrial etc.) and also regulates lot size, placement, bulk (or density) and the height of structures. Click to read the City of Westland’s Zoning Ordinance.

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1. What is zoning?
2. What is my property zoned?
3. What can I use my property for under the classified zoning?
4. Can I rezone my property?
5. How do I measure setbacks?
6. Can the City provide me with a survey of my property?
7. How do I open a business?
8. Where can I install a fence?
9. What is a zoning ordinance?
10. What is a variance?
11. Who reviews and approves site plans?
12. Can I build a detached garage, pole barn, or shed?
13. Is my lot/parcel buildable?