Land use zoningLand use zoning divides sections of land into areas based on their sensitivity and conservation values.

Limits of acceptable change (LAC)

 A model used to help establish the maximum ‘damage’ level for a resource that society is prepared to accept as custodian of resources for both present and future generations and to define the maximum level of use consistent with that damage level (RAC Coastal Zone Inquiry Information Paper no. 8, 1993).

Local community
The concept of local community concerns a particularly constituted set of social relationships based on something which the individuals have in common – usually a common sense of identity

Low season

The time of year when tourist activity and rates are at their lowest.


Local tourist association.