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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Board Aldermen City New Haven 593, 593-98 (protesting the Aldermen's self-aggrandizement in the building line process and their granting of individual variances).
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.
The main criterion must surely be that of scale, and the only design sympathetic in size to the Three Graces is Alsop's, which does not extend beyond the present waterfront building line (although I can live without the canal).
Tenders are invited for Leackage repair of water supply pipe line at warder line main ward and other building line in RINPAS kanke under D.W & S Division Gonda Ranchi
At the back, the house is pulled away from the building line to create a space for the smallest of gardens.
The lines are organized as follows: Line 1 beds house new building Line 2 Laboratory and stock building Line 3 reserve The content of this invitation to tender is the installation of a tube mailing system in the new building of the Bettenhaus, which is currently under construction.
Long colonnades run along the edges of the classroom blocks, formed by pulling back the lower floors from the building line, so that zones of shade and circulation are created underneath the overhanging upper floors.
Invitation to tender: The subject of procurement is works on periodic maintenance Kranjceviceva on the part of Tratinska to new road with a length of 598 m, within which envisages replacing the entire road construction in the full width of the road or within the building line particles road.
The building line recedes behind this linear parapet at the Kursaal's centre to create a deep sheltered space likened by the architects to the traditional Spanish zaguan (entrance) porch.
Relaying a district heating pipe DN 250 as KMR (approx 280m) in the public road and narrow space division of LHM Munich and a building line DN 200 40m in the basement of Hauptbahnhofes.
At the main south end, the two long flank walls project beyond the building line to enclose an external room, sheltered and shaded by a cantilevered roof.

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