Definitions for "Overlooking"
used of a height or viewpoint; "a commanding view of the ocean"; "looked up at the castle dominating the countryside"; "the balcony overlooking the ballroom"
The local plan often lays down detailed criteria. Windows in new buildings must not be positioned so that people can look directly into rooms in other residential buildings.
A term used to describe the effect when a development or building affords an outlook over adjoining land or property, often causing loss of privacy.