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Zoning Ordinances: What They Are and How They’re Defined

Do you own or rent property in Michigan? If so, local zoning ordinances likely impact how you can use your property. Land use constraints and standards are complicated areas of law, but the experienced attorneys at Dingeman & Dancer are here to help with guidance and advice for your land-use plans. Simply put, zoning ordinances are land use regulations that dictate and limit the type of buildings and activities that can occur in a particular area. For example, property zoned as “commercial” may restrict the construction of residential housing on that land.