Setback line


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Setback line

The legal distance required between a property line and the face of a building; may be dictated by a deed restriction or local ordinance.

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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However, these facilities are situated at or behind the setback line.
To solve the space and traffic problems, Richardson moved the kitchen's south wall 8 feet outward to the setback line, enclosing a 14-foot-long section of the deck.
regular session in Council Meeting Room, public hearing on cell tower proposal and creating setback line for riverfront property in Glenwood.
work session on Willamette River Greenway setback line for Glenwood properties, cell tower at CourtSports.
The modelling framework is intended to be applied to particular coastal locations, in conjunction with future projections of sea-level change and demographic pressures, to provide guidance to the most appropriate adaptation strategies, such as suitable setback lines, more focused dune management, or beach nourishment and/or protection.
Because the site boundary was smaller than ideal, the property setback lines defined the maximum building footprint.