Sixth Ridgeway Addition


We, William Bryce Tucker and wife, Edna Tucker, being the owners in joint tenancy of all land in Sixth Ridgeway Addition, City of Denison, Iowa, hereby covenant and agree for the benefit of future owners of said land that we will have included in all deeds and coveyances hereafter made by us to purchasers of said land or lots, by a reference to the filing of this document, the following covenants and restrictions, to-wit:

A. All lots described herein shall be known, described and used solely as residential lots, and no structure shall be erected on any residential building lot other than one detached single family dwelling not to exceed two stories in height and a one or two car garage or car port.

B. No building shall be erected on any residential building plot nearer than thirty (30) feet to nor farther than Forty-five (45) feet from the front lot line, nor nearer than ten (10) feet to any side lot line. The side line restrictions shall not apply to a garage located on the rear one quarter of a lot, except that on corner lots no structure shall be permitted nearer than twenty (20) feet to the side street line.

C. No trailer, basement, tent, shack, garage, barn or other out building erected in the tract shall at any time be used as a residence temporarily or permanently, nor shall any residence of a temporary character be permitted.

D. No building shall be erected on any lot unless the design and location is in harmony with the existing structures and locations in the tract and does not violate any Protective Covenants. In any case no dwelling shall be permitted on any lot described herein, having an area of less than One Thousand Three Hundred (1,300) square feet of living area.

E. Title holder of each lot, vacant or improved, shall keep his lot or lots free of weeds and debris.

F. No obnoxious or offensive trade 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.

G. A perpetual easement is reserved over the rear seven and one-half (7 ½) feet of said lots and a seven and one-half (7 ½) foot easement is reserved on the Southwest lot line of Lot Eighty-nine (89) and a seven and one-half (7 ½) foot easement is reserved on the Northeast lot line of Lot Eighty-eight (88) for sewer, water, electrical and general utility purposes.

H. These covenants are to run with the land and shall be binding on all parties and all persons claiming under them until April 1, 1985, at which time said covenants shall be automatically extended for successive periods of ten (10) years unless by a vote of the majority of the then owners of the lots, it is agreed to change the said covenants in whole or in part.

I. If the parties hereto, or any of them, or their heirs or assigns shall violate or attempt to violate any of the covenants or restrictions herein before April 1, 1985, it shall be lawful for any other person or persons owning any other lots in said development or subdivision to prosecute any proceedings at law or in equity against the person or persons violating or attempting to violate any such covenant or restriction and either to prevent him or them from so doing or to recover damages for such violation.

Any violation of any of these covenants by judgment or other order shall in no wise affect any of the other provisions which shall remain in full force and effect.

Dated at Denison, Iowa, this 30th day of April, 1975.