Definitions for "Setbacks"
Specific distances that a structure or area must be located away, from other defined areas or structures. For example, a setback for swine farms of 1,500 feet away from occupied residences requires that those farms be located no closer than 1,500 feet away from such residences.
The minimum distance between the building and any lot line.
Minimum distance required by local zoning ordinances between a property line and the edge of a building.