building line


building line
noun
: a line usually set with respect to the frontage of a plot of land which is fixed by statute or by deed or contract and beyond which the owner of the land may not build

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(on a building lot) a line within, or coinciding with, the property line, beyond which it is illegal to build.

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building line noun
The line, fixed by a local authority, beyond which buildings must not project
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Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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