Guidelines limiting distance from the street or adjacent property a home or structure can be erected. Line established by a building or zoning code beyond which a building structure may not extend. Alternately, The outer edge of the rafter plate.
County requirement for distance from boundary to structure
A line fixed at a certain distance from the front and/or sides of a lot or at certain distance from a road or street, which line marks the boundary of the area within which no parts of any building may project. This line may be established by a filed plat of subdivision, by restrictive covenants in deeds or leases, by building codes, or by zoning ordinances.