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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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.
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.
Building lines, the distance that buildings must be set back from the curb, were the most important land use issue in New Haven during the period immediately prior to the publication of the Gilbert-Olmsted report.
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