What is a District?

In the context of local governance and city planning, a district refers to a specific geographical area or division within a larger jurisdiction, such as a city or county. A district is created to facilitate more efficient administration and/or representation of diverse communities within the jurisdiction. Districts may also be defined for zoning purposes, with different districts having specific regulations governing land use, development, building codes, and more. For example, there may be residential, commercial, and industrial districts within a city, each with its own unique set of zoning rules and regulations.

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