building permit


building permit
an official certificate of permission issued by local authorities to a builder to construct, enlarge, or alter a building.

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • building permit — ➔ permit * * * building permit UK US noun [C] (also construction permit) PROPERTY, LAW ► an official document that gives you permission to build on land or to make changes to a building: »Commercial and residential building permits are issued by… …   Financial and business terms

  • building permit — building ,permit noun count AMERICAN a document giving official permission from a local government to change an existing building or build a new one …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • building permit — A permit for the construction of a building granted by a municipal officer or board, which is required by statute or municipal ordinance of any person who proposes to erect a building within the limits of a municipality. 13 Am J2d Bldgs § 8 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • building permit — noun a document authorizing the holder to construct a building of a particular kind on a particular lot • Hypernyms: ↑license, ↑licence, ↑permit * * * an official certificate of permission issued by local authorities to a builder to construct,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • building permit — official permission to build …   English contemporary dictionary

  • building permit — / bɪldɪŋ ˌpɜ:mɪt/ noun an official document which allows someone to build on a piece of land …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • permit — per‧mit [ˈpɜːmɪt ǁ ˈpɜːr ] noun [countable] LAW an official document stating that someone is allowed to do something: • The government would issue permits for fishing. permit to do something • The company requested a permit to operate a hazardous …   Financial and business terms

  • permit — per·mit / pər ˌmit, pər mit/ n: a written warrant or license granted by one having authority a building permit Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. permit …   Law dictionary

  • building — I (business of assembling) noun aedificatio, amalgamation, architecture, arrangement, assembling, causation, collocation, compilation, composition, compounding, conformation, conjunction, constitution, construction, contriving, craftsmanship,… …   Law dictionary

  • building — Structure designed for habitation, shelter, storage, trade, manufacture, religion, business, education, and the like. A structure or edifice inclosing a space within its walls, and usually, but not necessarily, covered with a roof. Netter v.… …   Black's law dictionary


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