Grande View Heights
PART C: Residential Area Covenants
C-1 LAND USE AND BUILDING TYPE
No lot shall be used except for residential purposes, excluding those lots designated by SNA, Inc. for multi-family units or commercial enterprises at a future time. No building shall be commenced, erected, altered, placed or maintained upon the property other than one detached single family dwelling not to exceed two stories in height (measured at ground level and not counting a basement or daylight basement) and a private garage for not more than three cars. Those lots located in (to be designated by SNA) may be used for residential dwellings, multi-family units, or small commercial enterprises.
C-2 FENCES, ETC.
No fence, wall hedge, or other structure shall be erected, placed or altered on any lot nearer to the street than the minimum front building setback lines, unless the height is restricted to 4 feet or less on that portion between the street and the front setback line.
C-3 DWELLING, QUALITY, AND SIZE
It being the intention and purpose of the covenants to assure that all dwellings shall be of a quality of workmanship and materials substantially the same or better than that which can be produced on the date that these covenants are recorded at the minimum cost stated herein at the minimum permitted dwelling size. The ground floor area of the main structure exclusive of one story open porches and garages, shall be not less than one thousand two hundred (1200) square feet for one story dwelling, no less than sixteen hundred (1,600) square feet for a dwelling of more than one story.
C-4 BUILDING LOCATION
No building shall be located on any lot nearer to the front lot line or nearer to the side street line than the minimum building setback lines shown on the recorded plat provided; however, no building shall be located on any lot nearer than forty (40) feet to the front lot line, or nearer than twenty-five (25) feet to any side street line. No building shall be located nearer than fifteen (15) feet to any interior lot line, except that no side yard shall be required for an attached garage or other permitted accessory building located forty (40) feet or more from the minimum building setback line. For the purpose of this covenant, eaves, steps, and open porches shall not be considered as a part of the building, provided, however, that this shall not be construed to permit any portion of a building on a lot to encroach upon another lot, provided further that the owner of two or more adjoining lots may disregard the provision prohibiting building within fifteen (15) feet of an interior lot line of their adjoining lots. No building shall be located nearer than twenty (20) feet from the rear lot line.
No vehicle may be abandoned or allowed to remain on any lot or street offsetting any lot for more than 7 days if it is not in good operating condition, and all vehicles used in connection with any lot must be licensed. No heavy equipment may be parked on any lot or street except during a time that it is working in the subdivision.
C-6 STORAGE OF MOTOR HOMES, RV’S, ETC.
All motor homes, RV’s, 4-wheelers, snow machine’s, riding movers, etc. shall be stored in the most inconspicuous manner possible; preferably in a permanent out building. Motor Homes may be left on lots only for a period of 5 months during the summer season unless there is a permanent residence on the lot.
C-7 STORAGE OF EQUIPMENT AND MATERIAL
No lot or street may be used for the storage of any equipment, material or merchandise used or to be sold in a trade or business with the exception of those designated by SNA, Inc. as commercial lots.
No owner shall be permitted to clear a lot of more than 50% of healthy standing trees of size and beauty except that trees may be thinned and under growth cleared. Any lawn areas shall be maintained on a regular basis or removed. All stumps and debris will be disposed of in a timely manner.
C-9 SANITARY FACILITIES
All dwellings shall have indoor sanitary facilities and underground disposal systems. No outhouse or above ground disposal systems shall be permitted on any lot.
Every purchaser, his heirs, devisees, assignees, and successors in interest to the ownership of a lot in the subdivision shall have the right to a water well and an individual water system located and installed in accordance with the requirements, standards and recommendations of the Local, State & Federal controlling agencies.
The area of a lot shall not be reduced in size by re-subdivision, except that owners of three contiguous lots may divide the inner or middle lot in such a way as to increase the size of two remaining outside lots, which remaining lots shall then be treated for all purposes pertinent to the building and use restrictions herein as enlarged single lots.
Easements for installation and maintenance of utilities and drainage facilities are reserved as shown on the recorded plat.
No noxious or offensive activity shall be carried on upon any lot nor shall anything be done thereon which may be or may become an annoyance or nuisance to the neighborhood.
C-14 TEMPORARY STRUCTURES
No structure of a temporary character, trailer, basement, tent, shack, garage, barn or other outbuilding shall be used on any lot, at any time, as a residence either temporary or permanent. The exterior of all homes shall be completed within 6 months of occupancy.
C-15 OUTBUILDING LOCATION
All greenhouses, smokehouses, saunas and other permanent out buildings shall be kept in the most inconspicuous location as possible.
All houses must be enclosed and exteriors finished within 12 months of the time of the beginning of construction; except that this deadline may be extended to coincide with the normal building season. All houses must be on a permanent foundation. Exterior paint scheme will be “earth friendly”, ie; NOT hot pink, orange, purple, etc.
No sign in excess of 5 sq. feet may be displayed except in the case of developer advertising. All political signs will be removed within 5 days of the election and displayed not more than 21 days of the election. Commercial enterprises constructed on designated lots are exempted from this covenant.
C-18 OIL AND MINING OPERATIONS
No oil and mining operations are allowed except by SNA, Inc. or its assigns.
C-19 GARBAGE AND REFUSE DISPOSAL
No lot or dedicated Right-of-way shall be used or maintained as a dumping ground for rubbish. Trash, garbage and other waste shall not be kept except in sanitary containers. All equipment for the storage or disposal of such material shall be kept in a clean and sanitary condition. No incinerators or burning barrels allowed.
C-20 SIGHT DISTANCE
No trees, hedge, shrub, wall, fence or any obstruction of any kind shall be planted, placed, or permitted to remain within such distance of intersections as to unreasonably obstruct sight lines of streets or intersections.
No removal of sand or gravel from dedicated Right-of-ways shall be permitted.
All driveways and walkways from streets shall conform to the natural drainage and shall be culverted when necessary. Any alteration of the natural drainage shall become the responsibility of the party changing the natural grades, and they shall make all necessary provisions for the proper water runoff will be made.
No animals, sled dogs, livestock, poultry, or horses of any kind shall be raised, bred or kept on any lot; except that dogs, cats or other normal household pets may be kept, provided that they are not kept, bred or maintained for any commercial purposes. All permitted pets shall be confined to their owner’s control at all times. All animal feces shall be disposed of in a manner not to be offensive to neighbors.
PART D: General Provisions:
Any owner shall have the right to enforce, by any proceeding at law or in equity, all restrictions, conditions, covenants, reservations, liens and charges now or hereafter imposed by the provisions of this declaration. A failure by any owner to enforce any of the same shall in no event be deemed a waiver of his right to do so thereafter.
The invalidation of any one of these covenants or restrictions by judgement or court order shall in no way affect any of the other provisions, all of which shall remain in full force and effect.