building line

(redirected from setback line)
Also found in: Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia.

building line

n
(Civil Engineering) the boundary line along a street beyond which buildings must not project
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Joint public hearing with hearings official on Willamette River Greenway setback line in Glenwood.
The beach: Because the home extends past the Gulf setback line, the county mandated what Lak describes as "a slim list" of native plants to be placed on the western side of the residence.
That is going to put the setback line in the middle of my office, which basically puts me out of business," Mr.
Lawrences' side yard--outside of the floodplain overlay district, and beyond the setback line required by the Shoreline Protection Act, satisfying all national, state and local concerns.