covenant

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covenant

a constraint placed by local government authority upon the use of land or buildings. Applies to such matters as size of lots, use to which land can be put, amount of land that can be covered by a building.
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One of our goals over the next five years is to develop, with our partners, new and innovative ways to conserve Victoria's biodiversity while providing ongoing support to our volunteer covenantors.
Covenantors seemed to recognize that constitutional choice and interpretation could not be limited to jurists, and that basic agreements (and contestation) about values as well as the basic frame of government were important aspects of their constitutionalism.
The Covenantors, under the control of the so-called Kirk party, were deeply suspicious of Charles and used their power to take control of the army.