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Restrictive Covenants

1.  All lots in this subdivision shall be known and described as residential lots, and no structure shall be erected on any lot other than one single-family residence and garage and not more than one 6 x 6 x 8 foot detached building.


2.  No structure of a temporary character, such as a trailer, garage, barn, or other outbuildings, shall be used on any lot at any time as a residence either temporarily or permanently. Construction of new buildings shall only be permitted. It being the intent of this covenant to prohibit the moving of any existing building onto a lot and remodeling or converting same into a dwelling unit. No structure of any kind, including, but not limited to, television antenna, radio antenna, CB or HSM radio antenna, can be erected which extends more than five feet above the top (highest point of the roof) of any house or structure on the lot. Satellite dish antennas shall be placed within a fenced rear yard and shall not project above the fence.


3.  All dwellings shall contain a minimum 1500 square feet of heated living area. No building shall be more than two stories in height, but the floor space of the second story may be included in computing the minimum square footage of living area which is allowable so long as at least 1000 square feet is on the first floor. This covenant shall be binding for all lots. The developer reserves the right to increase the minimum square footage requirement prior to conveying the first lot.


4.  Front building line setbacks shall be as shown on this plan. Side and rear yard setbacks shall be left to the discretion of the building inspector and the interpretation of the zoning ordinance.


5.  No building or alteration to a building shall be erected on any lot in the subdivision until the building plans, specifications and plot plan, showing the location of such building, shall have been approved in writing as to conformity and harmony with existing structures in the subdivision, and as to location of the building with respect to topography and finished ground elevation by Karrington Woods Partnership or by a representative duly appointed by said company. No person shall be entitled to any compensation for services performed pursuant to this covenant.


6.  Any special landscaping screens, including earthen berms or embankments, fencing and/or plant material, established by the developer shall remain in place and cannot be removed during the lifetime of these covenants.


7.  No motor vehicle or any other vehicle, including a boat, motor home, boat trailer, lawn mower, tractor or other similar vehicle may be stored on any lot for the purposes of repair of same, and no A-frame or motor mount may be placed on any lot. No repair of automobiles or any other vehicles or property, including those enumerated in any of the restrictions, shall take place on any lot where such repairs constitute or are done for a commercial purpose.


8.  No recreational vehicle, camping trailer, house trailer, horse or produce trailer, boat or any accessory trailer can be parked or stored on any lot unless same is under carport or in the garage, or behind the fence. All passenger automobiles shall be parked only on the driveway or in the carport or garage. No tractor-trailer can be parked on any lot, and no trailer without a tractor can be parked on any lot or in the street in front of any house.


9.  No fences shall be erected on any lot other than brick, wood, or natural stone and shall not exceed 6 feet in height, except other type fences which will be acceptable on the Texas Gas Transmission Easement only. No fence column shall exceed 6'8” in height.  No fence shall be erected between the side of the residence and the street on the corner lots, without prior written consent of the owners of the lots on both sides and all of the lots any portion of which is directly across the street, and of the lot adjacent on the other side of the corner. No fence shall be either constructed or maintained between the front of any dwelling and the street. The "finished side" of a fence shall face the Public R.O.W. where visible from said R.O.W. No fence shall be placed closer than 30' from a Public R.O.W.


10.  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 an annoyance or nuisance to the neighborhood.


11.  Vegetable gardening will not be permitted between the front of the structure and the Public R.O.W. No animals, livestock, or poultry of any kind shall be raised, bred, or kept on any lot, except dogs, cats and other household pets may be kept, provided they are not bred or kept for any commercial purposes. No commercial breeding is allowed.


12.  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 twenty-five (25) years from the date these covenants are recorded. After that time, said covenants shall automatically be extended for successive periods often (10) years unless an instrument signed by a majority of the then owners lots has been recorded agreeing to change said covenants in whole or in part.

The neighborhood of Karrington Woods is located in Cordova, TN, approximately 1 & 1/2 miles south of Interstate 40 Exit #16, and 1/3 mile west of Germantown Parkway on the north side of Dexter Road.