party wall


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party wall

n.
A wall built on the boundary line of adjoining properties and shared by both owners.

[Obsolete party, shared, divided, from Old French parti; see parti-colored.]

party wall

n
(Law) property law a wall separating two properties or pieces of land and over which each of the adjoining owners has certain rights

par′ty wall′


n.
a wall dividing contiguous structures.
[1660–70]

party wall

- A wall common to two adjoining buildings or rooms.
See also related terms for rooms.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.party wall - a wall erected on the line between two properties and shared by both ownersparty wall - a wall erected on the line between two properties and shared by both owners
wall - a masonry fence (as around an estate or garden); "the wall followed the road"; "he ducked behind the garden wall and waited"
Translations

party wall

nmuro di confine or divisorio
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The individual riding the party wall like an aerial horse was a tall, angular young man, with dark hair sticking up like a hair brush, intelligent and even distinguished lineaments, but a sallow and almost alien complexion.
Neighbours of a cottage that was demolished without planning permission have endured months of problems in their own home after a party wall was knocked down.
If you are planning to detach two houses presently joined by a party wall, make sure that the resulting bare wall will be repaired.
Ross Haggie has joined the team and will undertake homebuyer reports, full building surveys, defect surveys and party wall surveys in accordance with RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) guidelines.
If you have a semidetached or terraced house, you're highly likely to need a Party Wall Agreement with your adjoining neighbour, for a loft conversion, extension or basement.
If you have a semi-detached or terraced house, you're highly likely to need a Party Wall Agreement with your adjoining neighbour for a loft conversion, extension or basement.
The party wall is the wall that connects your house to your neighbour's.
If the work affects a shared (party) wall or other shared structure, you may need to serve a party wall notice on your adjoining neighbours - see www.gov.uk/party-wall-etc-act-1996-guidance for more information.
In most cases, you'll also have to have a party wall agreement with your immediate neighbours, for which you'll need a good party wall surveyor.
In this case, you'll need to comply with the Party Wall Act - a party wall surveyor will be able to advise you.
So what actually is a party wall? The main types are - a wall that stands on the land of two or more owners and forms part of a building; a wall that stands on the land of two owners but does not form part of a building, such as a garden wall but not including timber fences; a wall that is on one owner's land but is used by two or more owners to separate their buildings.
In this case, you'll need a party wall agreement with them in order to comply with the Party Wall Act.