flag lot


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flag lot

A lot, often irregular in shape, which provides little more street frontage than that required for access by a vehicle.
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Our home is built on a flag lot, about 250 feet from the street.
An existing house would remain on a flag lot, and two new dwellings and a private street tract would be constructed.
1555-1563 Flatbush Avenue and 744 East 31st Street is a one-story retail building located on a flag lot with 160 feet of retail frontage along Flatbush Avenue.
Plaintiff argued his lot is an irregularly shaped flag lot and that much of the square footage is not usable.
The flag lot changes would specify that only one single-family residence would be allowed on each lot.
The San Francisco landscape firm Delaney & Cochrane designed the garden around a spec house on a flag lot (see plan above).
?Furthermore, the new zone would allow property lines to be adjusted so that an owner could ?create a small flag lot less than 3,000 square feet as long as a house is retained on the lot.