zone off

zone something off

to create a special regulatory zone in an area. The council zoned part of the land off for a park. They zoned off land for a park.
See also: off, zone

zone off

v.
To restrict or reserve a section of some area or territory: The city zoned off these blocks for commercial use. The police zoned the town hall off from vehicular traffic.
See also: off, zone
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A Palestinian man was shot to death by Israel Navy forces Sunday after the vessel he was on sailed past the authorized fishing zone off the northern Gaza Strip, the Israel Defense Forces said,Haaretzreports.
are prevented from accessing their lands if located within 300 meters from the border between Gaza and Israel, which Israel has unilaterally declared as a buffer zone off to Palestinians.
Huddersfield Community Trust is looking to install a new multisensory zone for kids at their existing facility at the Zone off Leeds Road.
Instream secured a berth at the Morlais demo zone off Angelsey last year.
In this newly updated and revised second edition of "Pacific Reef & Shore: A Photo Guide to Northwest Marine Life from Alaska to Northern California" he continues to bring to bear his years of experience, research and expertise to provide an updated with new species, the latest scientific information, a profusion of full color photographs showcasing the more than 300 common plants and animals found in the intertidal zone off the coast of North America ranging from the Aleutian Islands, Alaska, to Point Conception, California.
We have already invested EU funds towards a feasibility study for a demonstration zone off the Pembrokeshire coast and today I am pleased to announce PS4.
Italy is attempting to impose a code of conduct on NGOs operating ships in the search and rescue zone off the coast of Libya, which is now the main launching point for migrants trying to reach Europe on smugglers' boats.
In view thereof, the Asean Sub Task Group Sea of the Presidential Security Group requested for the issuance of Notice to Mariners (NOTAM) to advise vessels/watercrafts that the PCG is enforcing 'No Sail Zone' in waters bounded by the exclusion zone off the shoreline of MOA to South Harbor,' the PCG said.
Meanwhile, Israeli naval boats late Tuesday night attacked Palestinian fishermen with gunfire, despite sailing within the designated fishing zone off the Gaza shore.
Israel keeps a naval blockade on Gaza and has designated a six nautical-mile fishing zone off the enclave's coast.
The two ships were among 13 Chinese coastguard ships in a contiguous zone off the Japanese-administered Senkaku Islands.
The event is to be held on October 7 - 8 on Kish Island, a visa-free economic zone off Iran.
The ceasefire deal specified that Israel would immediately ease the blockade imposed on the strip and enlargen the fishing zone off Gaza's coast, allowing fishermen to sail up to 6 nautical miles from shore, and would continue to expand this area gradually.
Under the terms of the ceasefire, Israel would immediately ease the blockade imposed on the strip and expand the fishing zone off Gaza's coast, allowing fishermen to sail as far as six nautical miles from shore, and would continue to expand the area gradually, WAFA reported.
The Bulgarian government announced on Wednesday it would start tenders for drilling and exploration at the Silistar and Teres in the country's exclusive economic zone off its coast.