What is zoning?

Cities use zoning as a tool to administrate land uses (e.g. residential, commercial, office, or industrial) and the physical development of land such as the size of buildings, and how buildings relate to their surroundings, including other buildings, open spaces, and the street.

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1. What is zoning?
2. Does Sugar Land have zoning?
3. What is the Hill Area Residential (HR-1) zoning district?
4. What is the Standard Single-Family Residential (R-1) zoning district?
5. What is the difference between the HR-1 and R-1 Zoning Districts?
6. What happens if my property is rezoned from HR-1 to R-1?