ARTICLE I: GENERAL USE RESTRICTIONS
Section 1. Private Residences. The lots shall be used for private residential purposes only, and no buildings of any kind except private dwelling units together with outbuildings appurtenant to same, such as storage sheds, dog houses and play houses, shall be erected or maintained thereon; in no event shall any outbuildings or appurtenant structure be more than six feet in height or have a floor area in excess of forty square feet; no such outbuilding or appurtenant structure shall be erected or maintained closer to the front street line than the rear-most wall of the principal structure on the lot; no prefabricated metal sheds or buildings shall be permitted on any lot. In any event, no such outbuildings shall be constructed or maintained upon the lots until compliance with Article II, Section 1 has been accomplished.
Section 2. Trailers, Mobile Homes, Etc. No temporary structure, including trailers and mobile homes, shall be permitted or maintained upon any lot.
Section 3. Animals and Pets. No animals of any kind other than usual household pets shall be kept or maintained on the properties, and no horses, cows, goats, hogs, poultry, pigeons, or similar animals shall be kept upon the lots.
Section 4. Vegetable Gardens. No vegetable gardens shall be kept or maintained in side or front yard areas.
Section 5. Television and Radio Antennae. No permanent or temporary installation of a television or radio receiving or transmitting antenna shall be constructed, placed, or maintained on any lot, except that same may be constructed, placed and/or maintained if it is attached to the dwelling house on such lot, provided that it shall not exceed in height the peak of the roof of said dwelling house by more than ten (10) feet.
Section 6. Trash Receptacles. Trash receptacles shall be kept in enclosed areas, hidden from view, excepting on regular collection days, when they may be placed temporarily at the curb.
Section 7. Prohibited Vehicles. No trucks, buses, travel trailers, boat trailers, boats, utility trailers or campers whatsoever, and no disabled vehicles of any description shall be kept or maintained on any street, lot or driveway, except that any of the same may be kept within enclosed garages; excepting that pick-up trucks up to and including 3⁄4 ton and enclosed vans up 10,000 lbs. G.V.W. are permitted, provided that they do not exceed a height of seven feet.
Section 8. Signs. No signs of any nature whatsoever shall be erected, placed or maintained on any lot within the premises described, except that a single real estate “For Sale” sign may be so placed and maintained.
Section 9. Fences. No fence shall be erected on any lot closer to the front street line than the rear face of the principal building on said lot except that fences which are dividing lines between two lots may extend alongside lot lines. No fences except as provided in Section 10 below shall be of a height of more than four (4) feet and all such fences shall be constructed only of wood. In any event, no such fences shall be constructed or maintained upon the lots until compliance with Article II. Section 1 has been accomplished.
Section 10. Privacy Fences. Privacy fences are defined as those types of fences which enclose only a small portion of the rear yard close to the building itself; for example, a privacy fence may closely enclose a rear patio. Such fences are permitted provided they do not exceed a height of six feet and are constructed of wood. In no event shall said privacy fences enclose an area in excess of 500 square feet nor shall any section thereof exceed 25 feet in length. In any event, no such fences shall be constructed or maintained upon the lots until compliance with Article II, Section 1 has been accomplished.
Section 11. Swimming Pools. No above-ground swimming pools shall be constructed or maintained on any lot. In-ground swimming pools may be constructed and maintained thereon. In any event, no such swimming pools shall be constructed or maintained upon the lots until compliance with Article II, Section 1 has been accomplished.