bulkhead line


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bulkhead line

[′bəlk‚hed ‚līn]
(civil engineering)
The farthest offshore line to which a structure may be constructed without interfering with navigation.
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5 acres of upland plus an additional acre underwater that extends to the bulkhead line.
During 1967, the Sarasota City Commission held several stormy public hearings, presenting expert testimony from both the city departments and Arvida's consultants on the location of the city's proposed engineered bulkhead line.
Such inadequate treatment of land values is evident from: (1) The absence of "projected increase in land value" from the listed criteria for rezoning a waterfront site from a Manufacturing to a Residence or Commercial district (2) The restrictive special waterfront zoning bulk regulations which would preclude relatively tall or wide apartment buildings having the best and most economically valuable views from interior units and (3) The lack of any clear discussion of the merits of rezoning vacant, under-utilized, or underdeveloped land along Manhattan's West Side waterfront -- from Hubert Street (Tribeca) to West 59th Street (Clinton), within 1,000 feet to 1,500 feet of the Hudson River bulkhead line -- from a Manufacturing to a Residence or Commercial district.