Did I construct the sentences correctly by using thr word zoning/zone ? Please help

  1. What is the zoning designation for this building?

  2. Does the zoning for this property permit the use of food establishment

  3. What are the permitted uses of this propery/land.

  4. Does the zoning permit the land/property to be used for school?

  5. Is the property zoned for food establishment usage?

Can I phrase the above sentences in such ways? Please help

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What is the area designation for this building?

Does the land use plan allow this property to be used as a food establishment?

What uses are permitted for this property?

Does the land use plan allow the property to be used as a school?

Is the property zoned for food establishment use?

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I don’t know how a lawyer would say these things. Laymen typically use short simplified language.

  1. What is the zoning designation for this building?

If you are asking what I think you are, then this is correct. On official zoning maps, the designations are shortened to 1-4 characters so they fit on the map. For example: R for residential, O for office, B for business, etc. There are also subtypes such as: R1 for single family housing, R2 for two family housing, R3 or R4 for apartments, etc.

  1. Does the zoning for this property permit the use of food establishment

This is OK but too wordy for common language.
Is this property zoned for restaurants?

  1. What are the permitted uses of this propery/land

This is OK.
What uses are permitted for this property?” might be better.
Or you could simply ask, “What’s the zoning here?” or “How is this zoned?”.

  1. Does the zoning permit the land/property to be used for school?

This could be simplified to:
Is this zoned for a school.

I also don’t think there is actually a zoning designation for public schools. I know for sure there isn’t where I live. The government just decides to build a school somewhere which is like giving themselves permission regardless of the previous zoning. Where I live private schools are businesses, so are built in areas zoned for business.

  1. Is the property zoned for food establishment usage?

Same answer as #1.

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I agree with @NearlyNapping with one possible exception for #3.

While “permitted” could mean allowed, it could also mean received a specific authorization for the use. That is, they received a permit from the authority.

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