A residential area is a land used where housing predominates, as opposed to industrial and commercial areas.
The housing may vary significantly between and through residential areas. These include single-family housing, multi-family residential, or mobile homes. Zoning for residential use may permit some services or work opportunities or exclude business and industry. It may permit high-density land use or only permit low-density uses. Residential zoning usually includes a smaller FAR (floor area ratio) than business, commercial, or industrial/manufacturing zoning. The area ma