Definition of Fronting and Abutting
Very often, "fronting” signifies abutting, adjoining, or bordering on, depending largely on the context. Rombauer v. Compton Heights Christian Church, 328 Mo. 1, 40 S.W.2d 545, 551. As used in statutes relating to assessment for improvements, property between which and the improvement there is no intervening land.
That's the definition of Fronting and Abutting in Black's Law Dictionary 6th Edition. Courtesy of Cekhukum.com.