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Building envelopes

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Use for the three-dimensional space within which a structure is permitted to be built on a zoning lot; used especially in relation to zoning regulations concerned with land use and access to light and air.

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<zoning concepts>

Equivalent Terms used

building envelope


12yrs ago

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