Definition of abutter in English:

abutter

noun

US
  • The owner of an adjoining property.

    • ‘And he promised the abutters his project will not aggravate their problems with pre-Title 5 septic systems and low-level wells.’
    • ‘‘We are abutters and we were not notified of any of the meetings,’ he said.’
    • ‘An abutter has several opportunities during the Public Hearing process to voice concerns about a given subdivision that may alter the final design or decision.’
    • ‘Large or oddly shaped lots may have several abutters to the rear, sides, or across the street.’
    • ‘For further clarification on abutters lists for particular projects, kindly contact the petitioned board or agency.’
    • ‘Also in July, a group of river abutters, selectmen and Olson met and came up with the idea of creating a town committee to consider flooding and dam-management issues.’
    • ‘The Planning Board got a look Monday night at a new design for the Milestone Rotary which would involve taking property from abutters to create double lanes and turning lanes in some locations.’
    • ‘The Commission notes that it follows a presumption that all property matters that arise within the legal definition of an abutter are presumed to financially impact the property within that area.’
    • ‘Even were Mrs. Brown to lack standing as an abutter or an aggrieved person, that would not end this appeal because she represents a group of individuals, some of whom are certainly abutters.’
    • ‘The practical effect is that developers need not retain experts and present evidence on every claimed basis for standing, only those bases in which the abutter actually presents evidence.’

Pronunciation

abutter

/əˈbʌtə/