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Abut

To touch or to lie next to. The term is used in property to determine the obligations of a homeowner or the municipality.

abut

Next to, touching, contiguous. Typically arises in the context of whether property owners have a duty to clean snow, ice, and debris from

the sidewalks abutting their property.
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West River moved for, among other things, summary judgment dismissing plaintiffs complaint, asserting that because the area of the sidewalk upon which plaintiff tripped was located entirely in front of the Mercado property, the "defect" did not abut the West River premises, and therefore West River could not be held liable for failing to maintain its sidewalk.
Eddy then worked with the city administration on refining that proposal and limiting it to only those sidewalks that abut the rear-lot line of any property along a state highway maintained by the state.
But a brook runs through their properties, forcing residents to take a circuitous route to get to the sidewalk that abuts their rear-lot lines.
2) Montrose homeowner Tom Feia talks with a neighbor about the mud and mess on private Walton Oaks Lane, a small street that abuts La Canada Flintridge's mountains.
Abutting transmission line is the factor of interest and is present at 300 observations, as shown in Table 1 (412 observations do not abut an HVTL).
If the amendment proposed by the council is adopted - exempting property owners of the obligation to clear snow or ice from any sidewalk on any city street or state highway that abuts their rear lot line - the city would then have to hire private contractors to do that work, according to Robert L.
An entity related to the borrower currently owns the hotel property that abuts the site and had 118,675 s/f of excess air rights.
In dropping the fee, the city would contribute $80,000 more next year toward the operation of the center, located across from the Home Depot where Harvard Street abuts San Fernando Road.
The property is located in the western portion of the Powder River Basin (PRB) and abuts the Wyoming/Montana border.
Under their proposal, the ordinance would no longer require property owners or occupants to clear snow or ice from any sidewalk on any city street or state highway that abuts the rear-lot line of their property.
Parks, whose South Los Angeles district abuts Los Angeles International Airport, said residents there are angry about the project and feel their concerns are being ignored.