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City of San Mateo Municipal Code.

27.04.300 LOT LINE.

"Lot line" means a property boundary line of any lot held in separate ownership; except that where any portion of the lot extends into the abutting street or alley, the lot line shall be deemed to be the street or alley line.

(a) "Front lot line" means the front property line of a zoning plot. On a corner lot, the owner may elect either property line abutting a street as the front lot line.

(b) "Rear lot line" means the lot line(s) most nearly parallel to and most remote from the front lot line.

(c) "Side lot line" means lot line(s) other than front or rear lot lines.

(d) "Interior lot line" means a side or rear lot line common with another lot.