verbdown·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.
(third-person singular simple present downzones, present participle downzoning, simple past and past participle downzoned)
- (US, politics) To change an area or property to a less restrictive zoning