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05:45 Apr 26, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: Baulast
Something to do with building regulations.
"Die Ueberschreitung der GFZ wird durch eine Baulast auf ... ausgeglichen"
Local time: 12:39

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napublic easement
Vesna Zivcic
nabuilding restriction
Darin Fitzpatrick
naconstruction load
Steve Martin



14 mins
construction load

Not sure what explanation to give.

    The usual building dictionaries
    Own experience
Steve Martin
Local time: 13:39
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 159

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Darin Fitzpatrick
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13 hrs
building restriction

This term is deceptive in that it has nothing to do with physical loads. It is a legal limitation of the allowable construction on a property.

It seems similar to a US "covenant" but the second reference seems to indicate that it has a different purpose.

    Reference: http://www.0049-immobilienlexikon.de/immobilien/Baulast.html
    Reference: http://www.leopoldsberger.de/fachbegriffe/baulasten.html
Darin Fitzpatrick
United States
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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Vesna Zivcic
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public easement

1. Glossar Deutsch-Englisch des Planungs- und Baurechts

Baulast - public easement

2. Public Act 91-0497 of the 91st General Assembly

In the assessment of property encumbered by public easement,
any depreciation occasioned by such easement shall be deducted in the ...

    Reference: http://www.raumplanung.uni-dortmund.de/rgl/inhdeu.htm
    Reference: http://www.legis.state.il.us/publicacts/pubact91/acts/91-049...
Vesna Zivcic
Local time: 13:39
Native speaker of: Croatian
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