Lake Providence HOA Covenants
listing Covenants and Restrictions is intended to provide general
information and to create awareness for property owners and prospective
buyers. If you would like to obtain the
EXACT version of covenants and restrictions for a specific address in Lake
Providence, it must be obtained from the Union County Register of Deeds. Several versions exist. Covenants and Restrictions are filed with the
Deed at the Union County Courthouse in Monroe, North Carolina. Do not use this page for legal purposes.
Covenants and Restrictions
1. Property shall be used for residential
purposes only, and no structure shall be erected, placed, altered, or permitted
to remain on any of the Property other than one detached, single-family
dwelling per lot, together with outbuildings customarily incidental to the
residential use of the lot.
2. No building, fence, wall or other structure
shall be commenced, erected or maintained upon the Property, nor shall any
exterior addition to or change or alteration thereof be made until the plans
and specifications showing the nature, kind, shape, heights, materials, and
location of the same shall have been submitted to and approved in writing as to
harmony of external design and location in relation to surrounding structures
and topography by the Developer. In the
event the Developer fails to approve or disapprove such design and location
within fifteen (15) days after said plans and specifications have been
submitted, approval will not be required, and this paragraph will be deemed to
have been fully complied with. The
powers of the Developer shall include the cutting of any trees, that is to say,
no tree shall be cut from any lot without the prior approval of the Developer.
3. No residential structure shall contain less
than 2,500 square feet of heated area; provided, however, that if approved by
the Developer, such residence may contain 2,500 square feet under the roof.
4. All outbuildings to be erected upon the
premises shall likewise be subject to the approval of the Developer, and all
such outbuildings shall be erected to the rear of the main dwelling and no
closer than 1 feet to the side lot line, nor nearer than 60 feet from any side
5. All mailboxes, including the post which
supports same, must be approved by the Developer, and all such mailboxes shall
be of conventional design, and in no event shall any radical, unusual or
grotesque type supports or boxes be used.
6. No trailer, mobile home, basement, tent,
shack, garage, barn, or other outbuilding erected on any lot shall be used as a
residence, either temporarily or permanently, nor shall any building erected on
any lot have an exterior construction of concrete block or asbestos siding.
7. The grounds and shrubs shall be kept neatly
trimmed at all times, and no unsightly personal property of any type,
including, but not limited to, junk automobiles, farm implements, and
commercial vehicles or buses exceeding two tons shall be allowed to be kept
parked on the premises or street on a regular basis; provided, that such
personal property may be kept to the rear of the residence located thereon out
of sight of the general public provided, further, that no mobile home in any
event shall be maintained on the premises.
8. No right of way or easement for ingress and
egress shall be granted by the owner of any of the Property or any subsequent
grantee thereof to any landowners adjoining the Property, without the express
written approval of the Developer.
9. Garages or carports may be constructed only
on the side or rear of the residences and shall have only a rear or side car
entrance, said carports or garages to be constructed in substantial conformity
with the construction of the residence.
10. No residential building shall be located on
any lot nearer than the miniumu building setback lines shown on the recorded
plat No residential building shall be
located on any lot nearer to the side lot line than 15 feet, nor nearer the
rear lot line than 40 feet.
11. More than one lot (as shown on the recorded
plats) or part thereof may be cmbined to form one or more building lots by (or
with the written consent of) Developer, or her successors and assigns, and in
such event the building line requirements prescribed herein shall appply to
such lots, if combined. No lot may be
subdivided, by ale or otherwise, except Developer, her successors and assigns,
reserves the right to subdivide any tract which she owns. Upon combination or subdivision of lots, the
easements reserved herein shall be applicable to the rear, side and front tract
lines of such lots as combined or subdivided.
12. Construction of new residential buildings
only shall be permitted, it being the intent of this covenant to prohibit the
moving of any existing building or portion thereof on to a lot and remodeling
or converting the same into a dwelling unit in this subdivision. No structure placed on any lot shall have an
exterior of either block or cement block.
Any dwelling constructed upon a lot muse be completed within one year
subsequent to commencement of construction, except with the written consent of
Developer, her successors or assigns, which written consent Developer, her
successors or assigns, agrees to give if the delay in construction iss due to
circumstances reasonably beyond the control of the owner of said lot.
13. No noxious or offensive trade or activity
shall be carried on upon any lot, nor shall anything be done theron which may
become an annowyance or nuisance to the neighborhood, and no animals or poultry
of any kind may be kept or maintained on any of said lots except dogs and
cats. Horses may be allowed in writing
14. Until such time as an approved sewage
disposal system shall become available, sewage disposal shall be made only by
septic tank with nitrification field or other system which meets the approval
of the North Carolina State Board of Health, or other health authority having
jurisdiction. In the event a sewage
disposal system becomes available in the street immediately in front of a lot,
no more septic tanks or other system shall be installed and the sewage disposal
shall be made by said system.
15. No portion or part of any lot shall be used
or maintained as a dumping ground for rubbish or other refuse. Trash, garbage or other wasted shall not be
kept except in sanitary containers.
16. Easements fifteen (15) feet in width along
the front and rear lines and seven and one-half (7 1/2) feet in width along
side lines are reserved for installation and maintenance of utilities,
including the right to keep said easements free and clear of all
obstructions. These easements along the
rear and side lines are also reserved as drainage easements.
17. All fences must be approved by Developer.
18. No signs of any description shall be
displayed upon any lot with the exception of signs "For Rent" or
"For Sale", which signs shall not exceed two (2) feet by three (3)
feet in size.
19. Only concrete or asphalt drives shall be
allowed on any lot servicing any dwelling.
Upon application to the Developer, the Developer may allow up to one (1)
year from the completion on the dwelling for surfacing of any driveway.
20. During construction of any building located
on any lot, the owner or contractor, whomever is the responsible party, shall
maintain at all times on the lot a temporary sanitation device (i.e.
porta-john) for the purpose of waste disposal.
21. Nothing herein contained shall be construed
as imposing any covenants and restrictions on any property of the owner of this
subdivision other than the property to which these restrictive covenants
22. Enforcement shall be by proceedings at law or
in equity against any person or persons violating or attempting to violate any
covenant, either or restrain violation or to recover damages.
23. Invalidation of any one or more of these
covenants by judgement of court shall not adversely affect the balance of said
covenants, which shall remain in full force and effect.
24. These covenants are to run with the land and
shall be binding on all parties and all persons claiming under them for a
period of thirty (30) years from the date these covenants are recorded, after
which time said covenants shall be automatically extended for successive
periods of ten (10) years unless an instrument signed by a majority of the then
owners of the lots has been recorded agreeing to change said covenants in whole
or in part.
25. No metal buildings shall be placed upon any
lot, and any wooden buildings placed thereon shall be first approved by the
Developer; provided, however, that split rail or wood fences may be allowed
upon any lot, conditioned upon prior approval of the Developer, and the
Developer shall have the final and absolute authority concerning the location
of any residence, fence or other structure located on the Property with respect
to the setback and side tract lines.
Restrictive Covenants may be enforceable in law or equity by any party who owns
any of the Property, jointly or severally, and invalidation of any one of these
Restrictive Covenants by judgement of a Court Order shall in no way effect any
of the other provisions herein contained, which shall remain in full force and
27. These Restrictive Covenants may be changed in
whole or in part by recording in the Union County Public Registry, a written
instrument agreeing to change said covenants signed by seventy-five percent
(75%) of the then owners of the lots shown upon the aforesaid subdivision
28. William J. Nolan, III, the husband of
Developer, joins in the execution hereof for the purpose of giving his consent
to the terms hereof.