Front Foot

Definition of Front Foot

Measurement used in assessing and apportioning cost of public improvements; e.g. curbs, sewers, sidewalks, streets. As respects assessment, synonymous with "abutting foot.” See also Frontage.

Front foot rule. One by which cost of improvement is to be apportioned among several properties in proportion to their frontage on improvement and without regard to benefits conferred.

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