Abutting: Having a common boundary with,
or touching along a border.
Accretion: The growth in size of a land
area, usually by the gradual and imperceptible accumulation of land
by natural causes, such as out of the sea or a river. Under common law,
the property owner owns the accreted land, but has to gain title to
Adjacent: Near or close. Two adjacent
objects may or may not be in contact with each other, but the term adjacent
implies the absence of anything of the same kind between them.
Air space title: A title to property
in the air in three dimensions.
All-weather road: A road that is passable
Approving Officer: An official appointed
under the Land
Title Act and authorized by the Land
Title Act, Strata
Properties Act, Real
Estate Development and Marketing Act, and Local
Government Act of British Columbia to approve or disapprove subdivisions.