zero lot line

zero lot line

A type of construction in which the building sits directly on the property lines. It is usually prohibited by setback requirements in local zoning or in deed restrictions.

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The Oakmont neighborhood in Collierville has many homes that are zero lot line. Oakmont in Collierville also has a neighborhood park like common area for the residents of Oamont.
There wasn't a luxury of space to work with, since "it's not much bigger than a zero lot line," she says, so choosing the right plants for each space was critical.
It also includes a zoning analysis of a hypothetical "mixed" building with residential and community facility uses; comparisons of the contextual and non-contextual (or "height factor") zoning options available in the city's moderate-density districts and; an expanded glossary with illustrated plain-English definitions of more than 150 terms from Attic allowance to Zero lot line building.
* define the following terms: setback, zoning regulations, property lines, right-of-way, easement, and zero lot line
* Zero lot line designs with side court and rear loading garages place a strong emphasis on outdoor views, deck, patios, and side verandahs.
Noting the condominium and zero lot line markets really took a beating during the recession, Thomas predicts they will be slow to recover.
"The big reason a lot of people don't like zero lot line is that you give up so much in the way of design options," he says.
A crowd of mostly older buyers has been attracted to the neighborhood's zero lot lines because they require little maintenance.