WOODLAND HILLS SUBDIVISION OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.

2647 N. STATE RD. 545, DUBOIS, IN  47527-9750

 

AVAILABLE LOTS & MAIN RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS

 

RESTRICTIVE  COVENANTS

 

The described addition shall be subject to and must meet the following restrictions, conditions and protective covenants which shall run with the land, remain binding on all parties and persons claiming under them until a majority of the owners of this subdivision request a change.  Should any party hereto, their heirs or assigns violate or attempt to violate any restriction, condition or protective covenant herein, it shall be lawful for any person or persons holding any interest in any lot thereof to prosecute any proceedings at law or in equity against said person or persons violating or attempting to violate said restriction, condition or protective covenant and either to prevent said person or persons from so doing or to recover damages or other dues for such violations.

 

Invalidation of any of the restrictions, conditions or protective covenants by judgment or order of court shall in no way affect any other provision thereof, which shall remain in full force and effect.

 

Said restrictions, conditions and protective covenants, being a part of said plat, are as follows:

 

1.All lots shall be used for residential purposes unless designated for other use on said plat.  No residential lot shall have more than one (1) single family residence erected thereon.  No tent, shack or other temporary living facilities or mobile home or modular home shall be used or erected on any residential lot at any time.

 

2.No residential lot shall be subdivided by the owner or owners for the purpose of creating two (2) or more residential lots.

 

3.No natural water or drainage course or surface drainage course shall be altered so as to adversely affect any adjoining lot or lots.  The maintenance of waterways across lots shall be at owners expense.

 

4.No dwelling or accessory building shall be located on any lot nearer to the lot line shown on the plat or nearer than twelve (12) feet to the interior lot line except that if two (2) or more adjoining lots are owned by the same individual or individuals, a building may be placed across the common interior lot line so long as such building does not cross or interfere with an existing or plated easement.

 

5.No tree, shrub or other planting which creates a safety hazard by obstructing the view of traffic shall be permitted between the building setback lines and street property lines.

 

6.No fence, wall or hedge will be maintained which creates a break in the open view across any of the lots in this subdivision.

 

7.No one-story dwelling shall be permitted on any lot with a living area less than sixteen hundred (1600) square feet in the main structure exclusive of open porches, patios, balconies, carports, garages, and basements.  Two-story dwellings must have a minimum living area of thirteen hundred thirty three (1333) square feet with a ground floor of one thousand (1000) square feet exclusive of open porches, balconies, patios, carports, garages and basements.

 

7a.  Prior to commencement of a dwelling construction, architectural floor plans must be submitted to the “Board” for review and approval.  Such plans to include building plan view with dimensions and a complete description of the finished exterior (roof and siding) materials.

 

8.Exterior finishes shall be of standard architectural materials typically and commonly used on completely finished residential dwellings found in this area.

 

8a.  No dwelling or accessory building shall have as an exterior siding finish; concrete, cinder or concrete blocks,

       asbestos, tar paper, asphalt or unpainted metal.

 

  8b.  No dwelling or accessory building shall have as a finished roof “roll roofing”.

 

9.Within six (6) months from the beginning of construction, the outside shell must be completed and the exterior finished; within twelve (12) months from the beginning of construction, said residence must be completed and the site finish graded and reasonably landscaped.  No residence shall be constructed which has a principal living area more than four (4) feet below ground level or commonly called a basement home.

 

10.All residential dwellings shall have a garbage disposal installed which shall be in operating condition at all times.  No lot shall be used or maintained as a dumping ground for rubbish, nor may garage or rubbish be buried on such lots.  Rubbish, garbage and other waste shall be kept in sanitary containers concealed from streets and parks and removed from the premises within a reasonable time.

 

11.Owners of vacant lots shall be required to maintain, at their expense, their lots in a clean and uncluttered manner.  Weeds and grass shall be cut as necessary. 

 

12.No vehicles shall be parked regularly or habitually on any street and the owner of any lot shall provide adequate off-street parking facilities for the vehicles of all occupants of each residence.

 

13.No noxious or offensive trade or activity shall be carried on upon any lot nor shall anything be done thereon which may be or become a nuisance or annoyance to the neighborhood.  The keeping of poultry, cows, goats, hogs, horses or livestock of any nature is strictly prohibited.  No more than two (2) dogs and/or two (2) cats shall be permitted at each residence.

 

13a.No construction or other loud noise producing activity is to take place between the hours of 10 pm and 7 am, except    

       for emergencies.

 

14.No individual water supply system or sewage system shall be permitted on any lot and piping water from the lakes to the residential lots is prohibited.  The water and sewage disposal systems constructed by the Patoka Lake Regional Water and Sewer District shall be the only means of water supply and sewage disposal.

 

15.No air-conditioning unit or part thereof shall be mounted or installed on the street side of a dwelling.

 

16.All lot owners shall take steps to prevent erosion of the soil of his lot or lots.  All swales for surface water drainage located along side and rear lot lines shall be preserved and not obstructed.

 

17.Each lot owner may display a marker containing only his residence name, his home and address.  No sign or signs advertising products, services, professions, or facilities shall be displayed on any lot at any time.

 

18.No oil drilling, oil development operations, oil refining, quarrying, or mining operations of any kind shall be permitted upon or in any lot, nor shall oil wells, tanks, tunnels, mineral excavations or shafts be permitted upon or in any lot.  No derrick or other structure designed for us in boring for oil or natural gas shall be erected, maintained or permitted upon any lot.

 

19.Deleted covenant.

 

20.Lot owners in this subdivision shall become members of the Woodland Hills Subdivision Owners, Inc., and shall take their title to and be subject to all provisions of the Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws of Woodland Hills Subdivision Owners, Inc., and any rules or regulations established thereby.

 

21.The use of individual television antennas and satellite systems located outside the residence is prohibited except for the use of 18” (inch) or smaller satellite dishes.  Provisions will be made by the owners association to incorporate one antenna and required satellites for the use of all residents.  Choice and number of channels to be made available shall be decided by the owners’ association.  The owners association shall also provide necessary maintenance.

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