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building line

Line breaks: build|ing line

Definition of building line in English:

noun

A limit beyond which a house must not extend into a street.
Example sentences
  • He found there was no problem with the Wendy house itself, but its siting on the gable end of the house put it beyond the existing building line and within 20 metres of the highway put it in breach of national planning rules.
  • It is unfortunate that in several places, the building line starts from the retaining wall of the drain.
  • The double yellow lines, which run outside your house, are enforceable from the centre of the highway to the building line, which includes the pavement.

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