A Word about Covenants…
The following 10 Protective Covenants and Restrictions are designed
to protect the investment of all the landowners as well as keep the
homes and land looking nice.
1. All lots in
this development shall be known and used exclusively for
single-family residential purposes only. No more
than one (1)
residence shall be erected, placed or suffered to remain upon any
lot. No such residence shall be erected, placed or suffered to
remain upon any lot, which is more than two (2) stories in height,
not including a basement. Although, log, stone and cedar exteriors
are preferred to maintain a “rustic” vacation home atmosphere, vinyl
siding that is properly installed and maintained is permitted. The
exterior architecture of all structures shall maintain proportion
and be able to be considered by an architect as “normal” design. The
developer shall approve all plans and specifications prior to
The ground floor area of the residence, exclusive of porches,
garages and basements, shall not be less than one thousand (1000)
square feet. The exterior construction of all dwellings or auxiliary
structures including finish coat of paint or stain, shall be
completed with in a period of one (1) year, from the date
construction was begun. Near or upon the completion of a residence
a lawn must be installed and maintained less than 6 inches, in
height in a timely manner.
3. No structure
shall be erected, placed or suffered to remain upon any lot nearer
to the road (Lakeside Trail) of
the lot than the twenty-five (25) feet building set back line. No
structure shall be erected, placed or suffered to remain upon any
lot nearer to the boundary lines of said lot, than fifteen (15) feet
to the side lines and rear lines of said lot. Any lots or tracts,
which may be sold in the future, must maintain a minimum of 100 feet
of road footage, which pertains to the road, (Lakeside Trail).
utilities, including water, electric, septic / sewer, phone, cable,
etc., to the each residence must be installed underground according
to any federal, state and local specifications. All dwellings shall
be served by an approved septic sewer system. No permanent outside
toilets shall be erected, placed or suffered to remain on any lot or
tract. There shall not be any metal or galvanized “chain-link”
fences erected on any lot or tract. Reasonably maintained wood
fences are permitted.
5. No other
structure or outbuilding shall be erected, placed or suffered to
remain upon any lot except a single storage building or garage,
constructed in the rear of, or even with the front of the residence
and is to have complimentary colors with said dwelling place. All
structure(s) and the grounds shall be reasonably maintained. No
house trailer, mobile home, modular home, basement home, underground
home, earth home, defense cabin, tent or shack shall be erected,
placed or suffered to remain upon any lot to be used as a temporary
or permanent residence. No camper or any other type of recreational
vehicle is to be used for lodging at any time.
No noxious or offensive trade shall be carried on upon any lot, nor
shall anything be done thereon which may become an annoyance or
nuisance, or on an occasion, which will or might disturb the peace,
comfort, or serenity of the occupants of the neighborhood. No
hunting or trapping of any kind will be permitted. No visible or
illegal business shall be conducted from any of the premises herein.
Renting a vacation home is permitted.
7. No worn out,
discarded, unlicensed automobiles, junk, salvage materials, waste
materials, machinery or vehicles, or parts thereof shall be stored
on any lot. No rubbish, trash, ashes, refuse or garbage may be
thrown or stored on any lot herein and all the owners shall keep all
vacant lots free of same. No lot shall be used in any manner for
exploration, mining or removal of any minerals, including gas, oil,
coal, gravel, earth, etc.
No animals, livestock or poultry of any kind shall be raised or kept
on any lot, except for dogs, cats and other household pets that are
not kept or maintained for commercial purposes. All household pets
shall be kept on a leash, housed, cared for, and maintained in a
fashion, which mitigates potential adverse effects such as noise,
odor or unsanitary conditions and does not constitute an annoyance
or nuisance to neighbors. The total number of animals for each lot
shall not exceed two (2). Offspring of any of the previously
mentioned animals shall be considered for these purposes to apply
toward the permitted total when they reach six months of age.
Protective Covenants and Restrictions herein above enumerated
are for the benefit of the owners of all lots in Lakeside Estates
and shall run with the land, and shall be enforceable by injunctive
relief or other appropriate legal remedy by the sellers or by any
owner whose property constitutes a portion of this development. The
violator (s) shall reimburse any costs incurred by landowners to
force conformity to these Protective Covenants and Restrictions.
10. Violation of
any of these protective covenants and restrictions by judgment or
court order shall in no way affect any of the others, which shall
remain in full force and effect.