This map layer shows the base zoning districts in the City of Columbus. Zoning disrticts and associated regulations govern the use, placement, spacing, and size of land and buildings. Zoning provides guidelines for setbacks, height of structures, lot sizes, lot coverage, parking and other requirements. Zoning also regulates the types of land uses permitted on a property.Once legislation is passed to rezone an area, this layer is updated based on the legal description provided in the application. All property within the City of Columbus will contain zoning information applicable to that individual area. Data is maintained by the GIS Analyst at the Department of Building and Zoning Services.