VTHA Restrictive Covenants

The following are the relevant excerpts from VTHA's Covenants. The sections below are included in their entirety.

SECTION II. RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS

  1. Architectural Committee and Construction Standards: An architectural committee will be formed to review and approve any structure to be built on any lot and shall also be responsible for interpreting the development and construction standards contained herein. Roland Investments, Ltd., the developer, its successors, assigns or appointees are hereafter referred to as the architectural committee. At a time mutually agreeable to the Homeowner's Association and the developer, a duly elected architectural committee shall be formed consisting of members of the association.
  2. All lots in the addition shall be residential lots and shall be used for residential purposes only. No structure shall be erected, altered, placed or permitted to remain on any residential lot other than one single-family dwelling. The owner or his designated agent reserves the right to review and approve builder's plans prior to commencing construction of any single-family dwelling. Reserves "A" and "B" shall be limited to use for open space, landscaping, recreation and parking, and are reserved for subsequent conveyance to the Homeowner's Association to be formed pursuant to Section III hereof.
  3. No building shall be located nearer to the front lot line, nor nearer to the side street line than 25 feet or the building lines shown on the recorded plat; and in any event, no building shall be located nearer than five (5) feet to any side lot line and both side lines shall total not less than fifteen (15) feet.
  4. No business, trade or activity may be carried on upon any residential lot. No noxious or offensive activity shall be carried on upon any residential lot, nor shall anything be done thereon which may be or may become an annoyance or nuisance to the neighborhood.
  5. No dwelling shall be erected or placed on any residential lot which has a floor area of less than 1,200 square feet, measured over exterior masonry walls, excluding garages and open porches. No structure shall be erected or placed on any residential lot which has an exterior wall area constructed of less than 25% masonry or masonry veneer. Doors, window and gable areas shall be excluded in said 25% computation.
  6. Roofing shall be self-sealing composition roofing shingles, not less than 225#, "Heritage II Weathered Wood", provided however, that should such roofing not be reasonably available, alternative roofing of comparable quality simulating weathered wood may be permitted by the architectural committee.
  7. No fences shall be installed on the front portion of any residential lot in the addition between the front line and the building set back line and no fence on any residential lot shall be more than six (6) feet in height.
  8. No trailer, basement, tent, shack, garage, barn or other out-buildings shall be placed or erected on any residential lot, either temporarily or permanently, nor shall any structure of a temporary nature or character be used as a residence. No modular, manufactured or mobile homes shall be permitted in this addition.
  9. No inoperative vehicles of any kind shall be stored on any lot; and, no trailer, motorhome, boat trailer, or travel trailer shall be located, parked, or stored on any street, or on any lot, except wholly within a garage, or appropriately screened from view from any street, provided nothing herein shall prohibit the parking of customary passenger vehicles on the surfaced driveway.
  10. No animals, including fowls, shall be raised, bred or kept on any residential lot at any time, except that not more than two (2) each of any common household pet (which are not used, bred or maintained for any commercial purpose) may be kept. All household pets must be kept fenced or leashed.
  11. The developers of "Vandever Trails" reserve the right in their sole discretion and without joinder of any owner at any time so long as it is the owner of any lot or part thereof to amend, revise or abolish any one or more of the above covenants and restrictions by instrument duly executed and acknowledged by them as developers and filed in the county clerk's office in the court house of Tulsa County, Oklahoma.

SECTION III. HOMEOWNERS' ASSOCIATION

  1. Formation of Homeowners Association: The owner has formed or shall cause to be formed the "Vandever Trails" Homeowners' Association, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as the "Association"). A non-profit corporate entity to be established in accordance with the statutes of the state of Oklahoma, and to be formed for the general purposes of maintaining the common areas and enhancing the value, desirability and attractiveness of "Vandever Trails".
  2. Membership: Every person or entity who is a record owner of the fee interest of a lot shall be a member of the association, and membership shall be appurtenant to and may not be separated from the ownership of the lot. The acceptance of a deed to a lot shall constitute acceptance of membership to the association as of the date of incorporation, or as of the date of recording of the deed, whichever occurs last.
  3. Covenant for Assessments: The owner and each subsequent owner of a lot, by acceptance of a deed therefor, is deemed to covenant and agree to pay to the association, assessments to be established by the board of directors in accordance with a declaration to be executed and recorded by the owner prior to the conveyance of a lot within "Vandever Trails." An assessment shall be a lien on the lot against which it is made, but the lien shall be subordinate to the lien of any first mortgage.
  4. Certain Rights of the Association: Without limitation of such other powers and rights as the association may have, the association shall be deemed a beneficiary, to the same extent as a lot owner, of the various covenants set forth within the document, and shall have the right to enforce the covenants to the same extent as a lot owner.

The preceding document was taken from the "Deed of Dedication" for your convenience. If you would like a copy of the remaining information, please contact any officers or board members.