We the Denison Chamber of Commerce, Trustee, owner of all land in the Sunrise Replat of Blocks One (1) and Twenty-seven (27) Denison, Iowa, hereby covenant and agree for the benefit of future owners of said land that we will include in all deeds of conveyance hereafter made by us to purchases of said lands or lots the following covenants and restrictions:
(a) All lots described herein shall be known, described and used soley as residential lots, and no structure shall be created 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.
(b) No building shall be erected on any residential building plot nearer than 25 feet to nor further than 35 feet from the front lot line, nor nearer than 3 feet to any side lot line. The side line restriction 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 25 feet to the side street line.
(c) No residential lot shall be resubdivided into building plots having less than 4000 square feet of area or a width of less than 50 feet each, nor shall any building be erected on any residential building plot having an area of less that 4000 feet.
(d) No trailor, 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.
(e) Title holder of each lot, vacant or improved, shall keep his lot or lots free of weeds and debris.
(f) No building shall be erected on any lot unless the design and location is in harmony with existing s 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 a ground floor square feet are of less than 600 square feet in the case of a one story structure nor less than 500 square feet in the case of a one and one-half or two story structure.
(g) No noxious 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.
(h) A perpetual easement is reserved over the rear five feet of each lot for utility installation and maintenance.
(i) These covenants are to run with the land and shall be binding on all the parties and all persons claiming under than until 1979, at which time said covenants shall be automatically extended for successive periods of ten 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.
(j) 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 here-in before 1979, it shall be lawful for any other person or persons owning any other lots in said development or sub-division 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 doing or to recover damages or other dues for such violation.
(k) Invalidation of any one of these covenants by judgment or court order shall in no wise affect any of the other provisions which shall remain in full force and effect.
Witness our hands this 12th day of July, 1954.