Building line


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building line

[′bil·diŋ ‚līn]
(civil engineering)
A designated line beyond which a building cannot extend.

Building line

A line or lines established by law or agreement, usually parallel to the property lines, beyond which a structure may not extend; it usually does not apply to uncovered entrance platforms or terraces.

building line

A line established by law or agreement usually parallel to a property line, beyond which a structure may not extend. This restriction generally does not apply to uncovered entrance platforms, terraces, and steps.
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His suggested solution to the shortcomings of municipal politics was the establishment of a permanent building lines commission, "constituted somewhat after the manner of a Park Commission and acting through a Building Line Bureau in the City Engineer's Department.
However, a strategic planning officer said that the design of the new building was not out of keep with the style of the estate and that there was no official building line.
Even if the design had architectural merit, how did the council give itself permission to build 27 feet forward of one of the most famous building lines in Europe?
Rolling stock for the FCC-led part of the project building lines 4, 5 and 6 will be supplied by French company Alstom.
This is where we enter into a mini-minefield, but in broad-brush terms, you need to consider whether the property is in a conservation area, the structure is in front of the building line, and if the construction has solid walls, roof etc.
Merseytravel is still waiting to find out whether the government will change its mind and contribute pounds 170m towards building line one between Liverpool city centre and Kirkby.
Peter Cleary, of the St David's Partnership, said: 'The idea is to bring forward the building line in The Hayes to its original position, which will create intimacy.
The designs seem to me ugly and out of keeping with the wonderful Victorian designs of the buildings comprising the Llandudno strand, which properly adhere to a building line, giving symmetry and style, '' she said.
On the more hermetic east facade, the concrete slabs project beyond the building line to form light shelves that reflect illumination back into the heart of the building.
web-site building line, is a part of the company's broad mix of products and services that empower small businesses to build, maintain and market a successful web presence.
REGARDING recent letters about parking on pavements, as an ex-parking attendant with five years experience, I would advise people not to park on pavements as they can most definitely be issued with a parking fine if there is a white lined bay or yellow lines along the road adjacent to that pavement A ticket can be issued to a vehicle if parked anywhere from the white line in the middle of the road to the building line which is generally a garden wall or such like.
The main complaint is that apart from being inappropriate in context to the adjacent Victorian buildings the Arena, in particular, protrudes about nine metres forward of the historic building line.

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