flag lot


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flag lot

A parcel of land shaped like a flag,with a narrow strip providing access to a public street or waterway and the bulk of the property containing no frontage. When planned, it is a way to maximize property density without having to install additional streets. Some jurisdictions require subdivision platting and approval for any project that includes building additional streets.Flag lots are a way around the platting laws.

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Other bylaw changes approved were a provision for priority development sites and a change in regulations for flag lots.
A flag lot is, as it sounds, shaped like a flag, with the driveway headed down like a flag pole.
City code requires the buildable portion of flag lots to be at least 6,000 square feet in low-density residential neighborhoods.
I live on a flag lot and bought a heavy wrought iron safe mail box and had it cemented in front of my electric gate.
Phase 2 will feature several large flag lots with extended driveways and homes situated in a very secluded and private location.
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There's nothing in the (community standards district) or county zoning ordinances that forbids flag lots,'' he said.