Building Line


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Building Line

A line that a Municipal Corporation establishes, beyond which no building may extend to ensure that its streets will appear uniform.

A building line is also known as the "set back" requirement.

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However, a strategic planning officer said that the design of the new building was not out of keep with the style of the estate and that there was no official building line. Phillip Kaye, 52, a resident of the street, said he was disgusted with the decision.
Supreme Court decision finding a building line ordinance unconstitutional, a decision that did not reach the issue of the constitutionality of the building lines themselves.
Set back from the building line, it features a recessed service core clad in black granite.
Alas, even if they conformed to the building line, there is no architectural merit in the two rectangular boxes Conwy council is bent upon rushing through.
The long building line facing the River Avon and tree-laden landscape in the left-hand corner of the photograph houses the castle Chapel, Great Hall and State Rooms.
The subject of the investment is a building implemented in accordance with the issued construction conditions and outlined by the existing building line, moving away to a distance of 6 m from the southern boundary of the plot and 4 m from the north, thus entering the impassable building line.
It is currently building Line 1 of the Panama Metro, in a deal worth $1.3 billion as well as light railways in Bucharest, Barcelona and Malaga.
REGARDING recent letters about parking on pavements, as an ex-parking attendant with five years experience, I would advise people not to park on pavements as they can most definitely be issued with a parking fine if there is a white lined bay or yellow lines along the road adjacent to that pavement A ticket can be issued to a vehicle if parked anywhere from the white line in the middle of the road to the building line which is generally a garden wall or such like.
The cost of actually building Line One is now estimated at around pounds 155m and Line Two pounds 147m.
(Prototypes for these featured in the Irish entry to the last Venice Biennale, AR October 2002.) On the more hermetic east facade, the concrete slabs project beyond the building line to form light shelves that reflect illumination back into the heart of the building.
Tenders are invited for laying of balance distribution in village Birbarkatabad Replacement of 100mm ac pipe linewhich existingin the alignment to private building line etc.
The north-west corner ends in a nine-storey block of offices reaching out to the normal building line. Its outwardly splayed north edge set against its concrete escape tower provides a vertical accent to balance the dominant horizontal.
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