(redirected from abutter)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


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


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.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Some of the sales in the $120,000-$150,000 range are sales to abutters needing land for expansion.
The results of the third column of Table 3 suggest that abutters had mixed effects on forest clearance.
The project has been met with friction from abutters, who have raised concerns about the ongoing use of the road as well as potential impact to the neighborhood if the development is put in.
Originally, the plan also contained a gas station, but it was removed in deference to abutters concerns about the environmental impact.
The hearing is in regard to a complaint from abutters of the project, asking for the revocation of the project's building permit.
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.
Twenty-three of the 24 abutters donated easements without compensation, with the lone holdout being Raymond L.
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.
to provide resources, strategies and support to land owners and abutters of the proposed Tennessee Gas/Kinder Morgan North Worcester Lateral pipeline.
Abutters to the site of a proposed Hannaford supermarket in Kingston have filed appealed a zoning board of adjustment ruling that they say wrongly overturned an Historic District Commission decision to deny the store's application to build.
We are just trying to be responsive to the needs of the immediate abutters,'' Mr.