Building Restrictions

Definition

  • Local governments impose certain regulations and restrictions on the size and height, building materials, colours, uses, locations, placement, and other characteristics of commercial and residential buildings or structures.

Synonyms
stipulations, limitations, rules, regulations

Related Terms and Acronyms

  • Building Permit (BPmt) Abbreviation,
    • Authorization by a local government to construct or repair a structure.
  • Zoning Definition,
    • Areas within a city limits in which certain types of land uses are allowed. For example, a zoning ordinance might permit houses but not factories in a neighbourhood.
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