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ZoneArea established by a governing body for specific use, such as residential, commercial, or industrial use.
Zone of AerationThe zone below the ground in which all of the spaces between soil grains contain both water and air.
Zone of SaturationThe zone below the ground in which all of the spaces between soil grains are filled completely with water.
ZoningThe legal means whereby land use is regulated and controlled for the general welfare.
Zoning OrdinancesLocal regulations that control the use and development of land.