Southwood Extended Protective Covenants
Carol Judd for transcribing these and color-coding the
Red letter sections are unique to Southwood Addition
Blue letter sections are unique to Southwood
Black letter sections are held in common by both
covenants are to run with the land and shall be binding on all
parties and all persons claiming under them for a period of
thirty (30) years from the date these covenants are recorded,
after which time said covenants shall be automatically extended
for successive periods of ten (10) years unless an instrument
signed by a majority of the then owners of the lots have been
recorded, agreeing to change said covenants in whole or in part.
Enforcement shall be by proceeding at law or in equity against
any persons violating or attempting to violate any covenant
either to restrain violation or to recover damages.
of any one of these covenants by judgement or court order shall
in no wise affect any of the other provisions, which shall
remain in full force and effect.
lots in the addition, except Block One
(1) or unless designated otherwise on the approved plat,
shall be know and described as residential lots and shall be
used for residential purposes only. No structure shall be
erected, altered, placed or permitted to remain on any
residential building plot other than a single-family dwelling
and a private two (2) car garage,
(which shall be attached to the residence). All building
exterior wall areas shall have twenty
five (25%), fifty percent (50
%) of the exterior wall area constructed of masonry.
construct tool house providing construction and architecture
conforms with the dwelling.
building, exclusive of open porches shall be located nearer to
the front line nor nearer to the side street line than the
building lines shown on the Recorded Plat. No building shall be
nearer than five (5) feet to any side lot line.
than one (1) residence or structure shall be erected on any lot
as now platted, except Block ten (10)
may be reduced to an area not less than twenty three thousand
(23000) square feet; except
Block One (1). No dwelling shall be erected on any lots
the ground floor of the main structure of which, exclusive of
open porches and garages is less than twelve hundred (1200)
square feet in area. No dwelling shall be erected on lots,
5 through 10, block 2, and lots 3
through 18, block 3; eleven
(11) through fifteen (15), Block Two (2), and all of Blocks
Three (3), Four (4) and Five (5); the ground floor of the
main structure of which, exclusive of open porches and garages
is less than fifteen hundred (1500) square feet in area.
shall be erected on any lot forward of the main structure, and
no fence on any lot shall be more than six (6) feet in height.
structure previously used shall be moved onto any lot in this
for installation and maintenance of utilities and drainage
facilities are reserved as shown on the recorded plat. Within
these easements, no structure, planting or other material shall
be placed or permitted to remain which may damage or interfere
with the installation and maintenance of utilities, or which may
change the direction of flow or drainage channels in the
easements, or which may obstruct or retard the flow of water
through the drainage channels in the easements. The easements
area of each lot, and all improvements in it shall be maintained
continuously by the owner of the lot, except for those
improvements which a public authority or utility company is
or offensive activity shall be carried on upon any lot, not
shall anything be done thereon which may be or nay become an
annoyance or nuisance to the neighborhood.
structure of a temporary character, trailer, basement, tent,
shack, garage, barn or other outbuilding shall be used on any
lot at any time as a residence either temporarily or
No sign of
any kind shall be displayed to the public view on any lot except
one (1) professional sign of not more that one (1) square foot,
one (1) sign of not more than five (5) square feet advertising
for sale or rent, or signs used by a builder to advertise the
property during construction and sales period.
drilling, oil development operations, oil refining, quarrying or
mining operations of any kind shall be permitted upon or in any
lot, nor shall oil wells, tanks, tunnels, mineral excavations,
or shafts be permitted upon or on a lot. No derrick or other
structure designed for use in boring for oil or natural gas
shall be erected, maintained, or permitted upon any lot.
animals, livestock, or poultry of any kind shall be raised,
bred, or kept on any lot, except that dogs, cats, or other
household pets may be kept provided that they are not kept bred,
or maintained for any commercial purposes; And except that no
more than two (2);
one (1) riding
pony shall be kept on lots
having an area of more than thirty-five thousand (35,000) square
feet. Shelters, conforming with the
construction and architecture of the
residence, may be provided on
lots where ponies are kept.
shall be used or maintained as a dumping ground for rubbish,
trash, garbage, or other waste. All waste shall be kept in
sanitary containers. All incinerators or other equipment for
the storage or disposal of such material shall be kept in a
clean and sanitary condition.
individual water supply systems and sewage disposal systems
shall be constructed and equipped in accordance with the
standard and recommendations of the Oklahoma State Department of