Definition of Building permit

1. Noun. A document authorizing the holder to construct a building of a particular kind on a particular lot.

Generic synonyms: Licence, License, Permit

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Building Permit

builder's tea
builders' tea
building block
building blocks
building code
building codes
building complex
building department
building material
building on
building permit (current term)
building site
building sites
building societies
building society
building supply house
building supply store
building up
builds on

Literary usage of Building permit

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Law of Public Health and Safety and the Powers and Duties of Boards of by Leroy Parker, Robert Hollister Worthington (1892)
"Fee for a building permit. SEC. 328. No other fee is usually required of the owner than the fee for the permit. This is not a tax, nor is its exaction an ..."

2. Carrying Out the City Plan: The Practical Application of American Law in the by Flavel Shurtleff, Frederick Law Olmsted (1914)
"The reason for the refusal to grant the building permit was because the building site for the proposed building was situated in one of the districts B, ..."

3. Bulletin by Portland (Or.), Portland (Or.). City Planning Commission, Indiana Employment Commission, City Planning Commission (1919)
"building permits: (a) No building permit shall be issued by the Bureau of Buildings of the City for the erection or alteration of any building or structure ..."

4. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1909)
"are set forth in the margin.f The reason for the refusal to grant the'building permit was because the building site for the proposed building was situated ..."

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