abutter


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a·but

 (ə-bŭt′)
v. a·but·ted, a·but·ting, a·buts
v.intr.
To touch or end at one end or side; lie adjacent.
v.tr.
1. To border upon or end at; be next to.
2. To support as an abutment.

[Middle English abutten, from Old French abouter, to border on (a-, to from Latin ad-; see ad- + bouter, to strike; see bhau- in Indo-European roots) and from Old French abuter, to end at (from but, end; see butt4).]

a·but′ter n.

abutter

(əˈbʌtə)
n
(Law) property law the owner of adjoining property
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.abutter - the owner of contiguous propertyabutter - the owner of contiguous property  
landholder, landowner, property owner - a holder or proprietor of land
Translations

abutter

n (US) → Anlieger(in) m(f); (to one’s own land) → (Grenz)nachbar(in) m(f)
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As a member of the selectmen-appointed Pipeline Study Committee and a concerned abutter of the proposed 12-inch natural gas pipeline by Kinder Morgan -- Northeast Energy Direct-Worcester Lateral, I am encouraging voters to approve Town Meeting Article 36.
The web application s primary functionality will be to support parcel-based query, selection, display and mapping and shall include abutter mapping and address generation capabilities.
That does not mean, however, that as an abutter the Forest Society gets to arbitrarily veto the use of the public road by those they don't approve of.
For example, when we are appraising a property and it is obvious that an abutter would benefit greatly (and probably pay extra) in buying the property--to get the parking or access that their property needs--we can alert our clients to that situation in a separate section of the report.
The permits are now under appeal from an abutter of the site.
As a member of the selectmen-appointed Pipeline Study Committee, and a concerned abutter of the proposed, 12-inch natural gas pipeline by Kinder Morgan Co Northeast Energy Direct-Worcester Lateral, I am encouraging voters to approve Town Meeting Article 36, which asks voters to request selectmen to ensure the continued protection of Article 97 lands in Berlin and oppose any proposal to construct a natural gas pipeline or other project or facility through conservation lands in Berlin protected under Article 97 of the Constitution of the State of Massachusetts and to request Berlin's state representative and state senator to vote ''no'' on any legislative proposal to override Article 97.
The client comes to the appraiser asking why the appraiser made no mention of the potential for a higher price from the abutter.
A temporary pedestrian bridge is proposed to be constructed parallel to the existing structure for the abutter to use during bridge closure.
Glynn read the letter, chaplain Howard Flexer, an abutter who opposed the plan and who is disabled, said, "You could have told me that before I left the house.