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To touch or to lie next to. The term is used in property to determine the obligations of a homeowner or the municipality.
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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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The public and the abutters within 200 feet of the property received notice of the July 5, 2017, hearing, which stated, in pertinent part, that consideration would be given to a petition to "raze the existing home and construct a new single family home to conform to flood zone coastal requirements located closer to the front, rear and side yard property lines than allowed and exceeding maximum lot coverage ."
(Some of the sales in the $120,000-$150,000 range are sales to abutters needing land for expansion.
The information in Table 1 also shows that Chimane had conflicts with abutters, principally with smallholders and with loggers.
Augustus had to be bonkers to think he could pull off this debacle without every one of those abutters calling their pricey law firm of This Is Mine, Esquire, which would have filed injunctions to keep the city in court well into the next millennium.
Lodge, "the community meeting was a success as it allowed all abutters to be informed about the project and to provide valuable input."
Developers and town officials in Meredith are examining options for a proposed workforce housing project after some abutters refused to grant easements.
The hearing is in regard to a complaint from abutters of the project, asking for the revocation of the project's building permit.
According to the Portsmouth Herald, at a hearing last month, abutters and residents spoke out against the idea of granting a conditional use permit to the developer, Key Auto Group Inc., citing issues with allowing encroachment on the 100-foot wetlands buffer.
Twenty-three of the 24 abutters donated easements without compensation, with the lone holdout being Raymond L.
At the prior session, during the public comment portion of the meeting, local businessman Russ Dumais stood up with some abutters, requesting that the board do just that, denying a zoning change for a single entity, according to the Laconia Citizen.
at Davis Hall, First Parish of Bolton, 673 Main St., to provide resources, strategies and support to land owners and abutters of the proposed Tennessee Gas/Kinder Morgan North Worcester Lateral pipeline.
Abutters are seeking to overturn planning board and zoning board of adjustment decisions to approve Packard Development's project to conduct a Lowe's, Target and major supermarket at the site of the vacant GTE Sylvania plant on Route 33.