Trinity Creek Phase I Covenants

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TRINITY CREEK
DEED OF DEDICATION AND RESTRICTIVE  COVENANTS

Know all men by these presents:

That “Trinity Creek”, sponsored by Trinity Creek Development, Inc., is the owner of the following described land in the City of Tulsa, Tulsa County, State of Oklahoma, to-wit:

A subdivision in part of the SW/4 of Section 26, Township 19 North, Range 14 East of the Indian Base and Meridian, in the City of Tulsa, State of Oklahoma, being more particularly described as follows, to-wit:

Beginning at the south Quarter Corner of said Section; thence S 88°40’17” W along the south boundary of said SW/4 a distance of 2103.53 feet to a point; thence N 1°19’43” W a distance of 50.00 feet to a point; thence beginning a curve to the left with a tangent bearing of N 88°40’17” E, radius of 30.00 feet, a distance of 47.12 feet along the curve to a point. thence N 1°19’43” W a distance of 62.65 feet to a point; thence beginning a curve to the left with a radius of 580.00 feet, a distance of 21.27 feet along the curve to a point; thence beginning a curve to the left with a radius of 25.00 feet, a distance of 38.35 feet along the curve to a point; thence S 88°40’17” W a distance of 12.83 feet to a point; thence N 1°19’43” W a distance of 50.00 feet to a point; thence beginning a curve to the left with a tangent bearing of N 88°40’17” E, a radius of 25.00 feet, a distance of 44.73 feet along the curve to a point; thence beginning a curve to the left with a radius of 580.00 feet, a distance of 137.38 feet along the curve to a point; thence N 2r25’25” W a distance of 99.01 feet to a point; thence N 62°34’35” E a distance of 50.00 feet to a point; thence beginning a curve to the left with a tangent bearing of S 2r25’25” E, a radius  of 25.00 feet, a distance  of 39.27 feet along the curve  to a point, thence N62°34’35” E a distance of 116.50 feet to a point; thence beginning a curve to the right with a radius of 1525.00 feet, a distance  of 373.16 feet along  the curve to a point; thence beginning a curve to the left with fl radius of 25.00 feet, a distance of 38.46 feet along the curve to a point, thence N 11°33’19” W a distance of 1.96 feet to a point; thence beginning a curve to the left with a radius of 350.00 feet, a distance of 262.02 feet along the curve to a point; thence N 54°26’55” W a distance of 67.29 feet to a point; thence beginning a curve to the left with a radius of 25.00 feet, a distance of 32.95 feet along the curve to a point; thence N 39°58’16” W a distance of 50.00 feet to a point; thence beginning a curve to the left with a tangent bearing of N 50°01’44” E, a radius of 125.00 feet, a distance of 111.70 feet along the curve to a point; thence N 1°10’21” W a distance of 169.13 feet to a point; thence beginning a curve to the right with a radius of 225.00 feet a distance of 117.04 feet along the curve to a point; thence S 61°22’08” E a distance of 50.00 feet to a point; thence beginning a curve to the left with a tangent bearing of S 28°37’52” W, radius of 25.00 feet, a distance of 47.77 feet along the curve to a point; thence S 80°50’24” E a distance of 0.24 feet to a point: thence beginning a curve to the right with a radius of 185.00 feet for a distance of 87.04 feet along the curve to a point; thence S 53°53’01” E a distance of 114.78 feet to a point; thence beginning a curve to the left with a radius of 185.00 feet a distance of 258.06 feet along the curve to a point; thence N 46°11’30” E a distance of 172.61 feet to a point; thence beginning a curve to the left with a radius of 25.00 feet a distance of 39.27 feet along the curve to a point; thence N 46″11’30” E a distance of 50.00 feet to a point; thence S 43″48’30” E a distance of 77.03 feet to a point; thence beginning a curve to the nght with a radius of 775.00 feet a distance of 103.03 feet along the curve to a point; thence S 36″11’29” E a distance of 14.56 feet to a point; thence N 53″48’31” E a distance of 133.99 feet to a point; thence S 77″49’42” E a distance of 86.15 feet to a point; thence S 83″23’29” E, a distance of 203.62 feet to a point; thence N 69″57’35” E a distance of 204.54 feet to a point; thence N 75″22’30” E a distance of 144.19 feet to a point; thence N 14″39’45” E a distance of 20.00 feet to a point; thence S 75″20’15” E a distance of 128.85 feet to a point; thence S 81″54’00” E a distance of 50.00 feet to a point; thence beginning a curve to the right with a tangent bearing of S 8″06’00” W, a radius of 225.00 feet. a distance of 24.30 feet along the curve to a point; thence S 61″52’11” E a distance of 126.07 feet to a point; thence N 33″49’15” E a distance of 12.53 feet to a pornt; thence N 88″42’19” a distance of 17.50 feet to a point on the east boundary of said SW/4; thence S 1″17’41” E along the east boundary of said SW/4 a distance of 1283.21 feet to the point  of beginning, less the south 50 feet dedicated street right-of-way for east 51″ Street south, containing 54.79 acres, more or less.

And  that the owner  has  caused  the  above described  land to be surveyed, staked, platted and subdivided into 157 lots in 9 blocks in conformity with the accompanying Plat, and has designated the subdivision as “Trinity Creek”, a subdivision in the City of Tulsa, Tulsa County, State of Oklahoma.

Section I. Public Street Rights-of-Way, Easements and Utilities

A.       Utility Easements

The  owner  does  hereby  dedicate  for  public  use  the  street  rights-of-way as depicted on the accompanying Plat and does further dedicate for public use the easements as depicted on the accompanying Plat as “U/E” for “Utility Easement” and “SSIE” for sanitary sewer easement for the several purposes of constructing, maintaining,  repairing,  removing  and  replacing  any  and  all  public  utilities, including storm and sanitary sewers, telephone and communication lines, electric power lines and transformers, gas lines, water lines and cable television lines. together  with  all  fittings,  including  the  poles,  wires,  conduits,  pipes,  valves, meters  and  equipment for each  such faciltties and  any other appurtenances thereto. with the rights of ingress and egress to and upon the utility easements for  the  uses  and  purposes  aforesaid,  provided  however,  the  owner  hereby reserves the right to construct, maintain, operate, lay and re-lay water lines and sewer lines, together with the right of ingress and egress for such construction. maintenance, operation, laying and re-laying over, across and along all the utility easements depicted on the Plat, for the purpose of furnishing water and/or sewer services to the area included in the Plat and to the areas outside of the Plat.  The owner herein imposes a restrictive covenant, which covenant shall be binding on each lot owner and shall be enforceable by the City of Tulsa. Oklahoma, and by the supplier of any affected utility service, that are within the utility easements depicted on the accompanying Plat. No building, structure or other above or

below  ground  obstruction  shall  be  placed,  erected,  installed  or  maintained, provided  however,  nothing herein  shall  be deemed   to prohibit fences,  drives, parking areas,  curbing and landscaping,  which do not constitute an obstruction as aforesaid.

B. Underground service

1. Overhead pole lines for the supply of electric, telephone and cable television services may be located within the utility easements along East 51″ Street South, also along the East perimeter of the subdivision for maintenance of the overhead pole line located adjacent to the East property line. Street light poles or standards may be served by underground cable, and except as provided in the immediately preceding sentence, all electric and communication supply lines shall be located underground,  in the easement-ways  reserved  for  general  utility  services  and streets, shown on the attached plat.

2.  All  supply  lines  in  the  Subdivision   including electric,  telephone,  cable television and gas lines shall be located underground in the easements reserved for general utility  services and  streets  shown on  the plat  of  the subdivision. Service pedestals and transformers, as sources of supply at secondary voltages, may also be located in said easements.

3.  Underground service cables and gas service lines to all structures which may be located on all lots in the Subdivision may be run from the nearest gas main, service pedestal or transformer to the point of usage determined by the location and  construction  of  such  structure  as  may  be  located  upon  each  said  lot: provided that upon the installation of such a service cable or gas service line to a particular structure, the supplier of service shall thereafter be deemed to have a definitive, permanent, and effective,right-of-way easement on said lot, covering a five-foot  strip extending 2.5 feet  on each  side of  such  service  cable or  line, extending  from the service  pedestal,  transformer or gas  main  to the  service entrance on the structure.

4.  The supplier of electric, telephone, cable television and gas services, through its authorized agents and employees, shall at all times have right of access to all such easements shown on the plat to the Subdivision or provided for in this deed of dedication for the purpose of installing, maintaining, removing or replacing any portion of the underground electric, telephone, cable television or gas service facilities so installed by it. The supplier of electric,  telephone, cable television also reserve the perpetual right, privilege and authority: to cut down, trim, or treat any trees and undergrowth on said easement.

5.    The  owner  of  each  lot  in  the  Subdivision  shall  be  responsible  for  the protection of the underground electric facilities located on his property and shall prevent the alteration of grade or any construction activity which may interfere with said electric, telephone, cable television or gas facilities. The supplier of service will be responsible for ordinary maintenance  of underground  facilities, but the owner of each lot in the Subdivision  wiH pay for damage or relocation of such facilities caused or necessitated by acts of such owner or his agents or contractors. The foregoing Covenants  concerning underground facilities shall be enforceable  by  the  supplier  of  electric,  telephone,  cable  television  or  gas services.

C. Water, sanitary sewer, and storm sewer service

1. The owner of the lot shall be responsible for the protection of the public water mains, sanitary sewer mains, and storm sewers located on the lots.

2. With the storm sewer easement and utility easement  areas depicted on the accompanying Plat, the alteration of grade from the contours existing upon the completion  of the installation of a public water main,  sanitary sewer main, or storm sewer or any construction activity which would  interfere  with the public water mains, sanitary sewer mains, and storm sewers shall be prohibited.

3. The  City  of  Tulsa, Oklahoma,  or  its  successors,  shall  be  responsible  for ordinary  maintenance of public water mains, sanitary sewer mains, and storm sewers but the owner shall pay for damage or relocation of such facilities caused or necessitated by acts of the owner, or the owner’s agents or contractors.

4. The City of Tulsa, Oklahoma, or its successors, shall at all times have right of access  to  all  easements  depicted  on  the  accompanying   Plat,  or  otherwise provided for in this deed of dedication, for the purpose of installing, maintaining, removing or replacing any portion of underground water, sanitary sewer or storm sewer facilities.

5. The City of Tulsa, or its successors prohibits the erection of any arch or similar structure over any driveway or entrance drive to and within the parking area which would prohibit any government  vehicle, specifically any fire vehicle from free usage and circulation throughout the facility.

6. The foregoing covenants set forth in this paragraph C shall be enforceable by the City of Tulsa, Oklahoma, or its successors, and the owner of the lots agrees to be bound hereby.

D. Restricted Sanitary Sewer Easement

The  Owner/Developer  does  hereby  dedicate  for  Public  use  the  Restricted Sanitary Sewer Easement as depicted on the accompanying plat as “Restricted Sanitary Sewer Easement”, for the limited purposes of constructing, maintaining, operating,  repairing, replacing, and/or  removing any  and all public sewer lines, together with all improvements, including conduits, pipes and equipment for each of such facilities and any other appurtenances thereto, with the rights of ingress and egress  to  and  upon  the  utility  easements  for  the  purposes  aforesaid, provided however, the Owner/Developer hereby reserves the right to construct, maintain, operate, lay and re-lay sanitary sewer lines, together with the right of ingress and egress for such construction, maintenance,  operation,  laying and re­ laying over, across and along all of the utility easements depicted on the plat, for the purpose of furnishing sanitary sewer services to the area included in the plat. The  Owner/Developer   herein  imposes   restrictive covenant,  which  covenant shall be binding on each lot owner and shall be enforceable by The City of Tulsa, Oklahoma,  and by the  supplier of  any affected utility  service,  that within the restricted  sanitary  sewer  easements  depicted  on  the  accompanying  plat  no building,  structure or other above or below ground obstruction shall be placed, erected,  installed  or  maintained,  provided  however,  nothing  herein  shall  be deemed to prohibit drives, parking areas. curbing and landscaping that do not constitute an obstruction.

E. Gas service

1. The owner of the lot shall be responsible for the protection of the gas facilities located on the owner’s lot.

2. Within the utility easement areas depicted on the accompanying Plat the alteration  of  grade  from  the  contours  existing  upon  the  completion  of  the installation of a gas main or construction activity that would interfere with gas mains shall be prohibited.

3. The supplier of the gas service shall be responsible for ordinary maintenance of gas mains but the owner shall pay for damage or relocation of such facilities caused  or  necessitated  by  acts  of  the  owner.  or  the  owner’s  agents  or contractors.

4. The supplier of gas service shall at all times have right of access to all utility easements depicted on the accompanying Plat, or otherwise provided for in this deed  of dedication,  for  the  purpose  of  installing,  removing  or  replacing  any portion of gas facilities.

5. The foregoing covenants set forth in this paragraph D shall be enforceable by the supplier of gas service, and the owner of the lot agrees to be bound hereby.

F. Surface drainage

Each  lot  shall receive  and  drain,  in an  unrestricted  manner.  the  storm and surface waters from lots and drainage areas of higher elevation and from public streets and easements.   No lot owner shall construct or permit to be constructed any fencing or other obstructions which would impair the drainage of storm and surface waters over and across his/her lot.  The foregoing covenants set forth in this paragraph E shall be enforceable by any affected lot owner and the City of Tulsa, Oklahoma. G. Limits of no access The undersigned owner hereby relinquishes rights of vehicular 1ngress or egress from any portion of the property  adjacent  to East 51″  Street South within the bounds designated as “Limits of No Access” (L.N.A.) On the accompanying Plat, which  “Limits  of  No  Access”  may  be  amended  or  released  by  the  Tulsa Metropolitan Area Planning Commission, or its successor, and with the approval of the City of Tulsa, Oklahoma, or as otherwise provided by the statutes and laws of the state of Oklahoma pertaining  thereto, and the limits of no access above established shall be enforceable by the City of Tulsa.

There shall be no access to the circle drive on S. 165th E. Ave. H. Paving and landscaping within easements The owner of the lots affected shall be responsible for the repair of damage to landscaping and paving occasioned  by installation or necessary maintenance of underground water, sewer, storm sewer, facilities within the utility easement and restricted  waterline  easement  areas  depicted  upon  the  accompanying  Plat, provided  however,  the City  of  Tulsa,  Oklahoma or  the  supplier of  the utility service shall use reasonable care in the performance of such activities.

I. Storm sewer

1. The City of Tulsa, Oklahoma, or,.its successors, through its proper agents and employees,  shall at all times have  right of access with their equipment to all storm sewer easements for the purpose  of installing, maintaining, removing or replacing any portion of the underground storm sewer system.

2. No fence, wall, building or other obstruction shall be placed or maintained in the  storm  sewer  easement  area,  and  any  construction  activity  which  would interfere with the storm sewer system.

3.  The  City  of  Tulsa, Oklahoma,  or  its  successors,  shall be  responsible  for ordinary maintenance of the public storm sewer system, but the owner of each lot will pay for damage or relocation of such system caused or necessitated by acts of the owner or the owner’s agents or contractors.

4. The foregoing covenants concerning the public storm sewer system shall be enforceable by the City of Tulsa, Oklahoma, or its successor, and the owner of the lots agrees to be bound hereby.

J. Stormwater Detention Easement- Reserve Areas D, E1 & E2

1.  The Owner/Developer does hereby dedicate to the city of Tulsa. Oklahoma for Public use (subject to Easements of Record) a perpetual easement on. over and across  the  property  designated  and  shown  on  the  accompanying  plat  as Reserves D, E-1 and E-2 (hereinafter referred to as the “Detention Easement Area”) for the purposes of permitting the flow, conveyance, retention. detention and discharge of stormwater runoff from  the various lots within “Trinity Creek” and from properties not included within “Trinity Creek”.

2.   Detention, retention, and other drainage facilities constructed within the detention easement  area shall be in accordance  with  Standards and Specifications approved by the City of Tulsa, Oklahoma.

3.   No fence, wall, building, or other obstruction may be placed or maintained in the detention easement area nor shall there be any alteration of the grades or contours in such easement area unless approved by the Department of Public Works of The City of Tulsa.

4.  Detention, retention, and other drainage facilities shall be maintained by the Trinity Creek Homeowners’ Association, to the extent necessary to achieve the intended drainage, retention and detention functions including repair of appurtenances and removal of obstructions and siltation and the Trinity Creek Homeowners’  Association shall provide customary grounds maintenance  within the detention easement area in accordance with the following Standards:

a.  Grass areas shall be mowed (in season) at regular intervals not exceeding four weeks.

b.  Concrete appurtenances shall be maintained in good condition and replaced if damaged.

c.  The detention easement area shall be kept free of debris.

5.   Landscaping approved by The City of Tulsa shall be allowed within Detention Easements.

6.  In the event the Trinity Creek Homeowners’ Association should fail to properly maintain the detention, retention, and other drainage facilities or, in the event of the placement of an obstruction within. or the alteration of the grade or contour within  the  detention  easement  area,  the  City  of  Tulsa,  Oklahoma,  or  its designated contractor may enter and perform maintenance necessary to the achievement of the intended drainage functions and may remove any obstruction or correct any alteration of grade or contour, and the cost thereof shall be paid by the Trinity Creek Homeowners’ Association   In the event the Association fails to pay the cost of maintenance after completion of the maintenance and receipt of statement of costs, the City of Tulsa, Oklahoma, may file of record a copy of the statement of costs, and thereafter the costs shall be a lien against each lot within “TrinitCreek”,   provided  however,  the lien against  each lot  shall not  exceed 1/1401   of the costs.  A lien established as above provided may be foreclosed by the City of Tulsa, Oklahoma.

K. Overland Drainage easements

1. The owner/developer does hereby  grant to the City of Tulsa, Oklahoma and establish perpetual easements on, over and across those areas designated on the accompanying plat as “ode.” Or “overland drainage easement” for the purposes of permitting the overland flow, conveyance, and discharge of storm water runoff from the various lots within the subdivision and from properties outside the subdivision.

2. Drainage facilities constructed in overland drainage easements shall be in accordance with the adopted standards of the City of Tulsa, Oklahoma. and plans and specifications approved by the department of public works of the City of Tulsa, Oklahoma.

3. No fence, wall, building or other obstruction may be placed or maintained in the overland drainage easement areas nor shall there be any alteration of the grades or contours in the easement areas unless approved by the department of public works of the City of Tulsa, Oklahoma, provided, however, that the planting of turf or single trunk trees having a caliper of not less than two and one-half (2 Y,) inches shall not require the approval of the department of public works of the City of Tulsa, Oklahoma.

4. The overland drainage easement areas and facilities located within a lot shall be  maintained  by  the’ owner  of the  lot  upon  which  the  drainage easement if located at his cost in accordance with standards prescribed by the City of Tulsa Oklahoma.  In the event the owner of the lot over which an overland drainage easement is located should fail to properly maintain the easement area and facilities located thereon or, in the event of the placement of an obstruction within the easement area, or the alteration of the  grade  or  contour  therein,  the  City  of  Tulsa,   Oklahoma,  or  its designated contractor   may  enter   the easement area and perform maintenance necessary  to  the  achievement  of  the  intended drainage functions and may remove  any obstruction  or correct  any alteration of grade or contour, and the cost thereof shall be paid by the owner of the lot. In the event the owner fails  to pay the cost of maintenance after completion of the maintenance and receipt of a statement of costs, the City of Tulsa, Oklahoma, may file of record a copy of the statement of costs, and thereafter the costs shall be a lien against the lot of the owner. A lien established as above  provided  my be foreclosed by the City of Tulsa, Oklahoma.

SECTION II

Development Restrictions

Owner does hereby impose the following restrictions and covenants which shall be covenants running with the land and shall be binding upon the owner, its successors and assigns. and shall be enforceable as hereinafter set forth.

A. Zoning.  Trinity Creek shall be developed in accordance with and subject to the provisions  of  the  City  of  Tulsa  Zoning  Code, as  such  provisions  existed  on January 1. 2004. or as may be subsequently amended.

B.        Use.

1. Lots:  The use of the platted lots shall be limited to detached single-family residential purposes, having an attached garage providing space for a minimum of two automobiles.

2. Reserve Areas:  Reserve Areas A. B, C. D. E. E1, E2. F & Gas refiected on the recorded Plat of Trinity Creek shall be used as common area only. The common area has been granted by owner/developer as a perpetual easement for the purposes of pedestrian  access, open area, roadways, park area and related amenities, and for permitting the fiow, conveyance, and discharge  of  storm water  runoff  from the lots within Trinity Creek. Drainage facilities   constructed   in   said   common   area   shall   be   in accordance with standards prescribed by the City of Tulsa and plans and specifications approved   by   the   City   of  Tulsa.   The   association   in accordance with standards prescribed by the City of Tulsa shall maintain such drainage way area and facilities. In the event the association should fail  to  adequately  and  properly  maintain  said  drainageway  area  and facilities,  the  City  of  Tulsa  may  enter  upon  said  area,  perform  said maintenance,  and  the  cost  of  performing  said  maintenance  shall  be assessed  in  the  same   manner  as  special  assessments  against  all members of the association.  All lot owners within Trinity Creek shall have access  to  the   park  area,  playground  equipment,  swimming  pool  (if constructed)  and   clubhouse  (if  constructed)  within  the  common  area. Access by  any  lot owner, whether within Trinity Creek,  to the common area shall be subject not only to membership in the association, but also to payment of the special assessment described in Section IV hereof.  The owner/developer  reserves  the  right  not  to  construct  a  swimming  pool and/or clubhouse.

3. Fencing  and   landscaping  easement:     The   owner/developer   herein reserves perpetual easements to erect and maintain decorative  fencing, as well as to install and maintain landscaping, within the area depicted on the accompanying   Plat   as   “F&L/E”  or   “Fencing   and   Landscaping

Easement.” Such  “F&L/E”  areas  shall  be  reserved  for  subsequent conveyance to a homeowner’s association  as set forth within Section IV.

A. Street setback: no building shall be erected nearer to a public street than the building setback lines depicted on the accompanying Plat. Garages facing side streets having a 15 feet building line shall be set back 20 feet from the property line. The front of the house must face the most restrictive building line.

B. Rear yard: the minimum rear yard shall not be less than 20 feet in depth.

C. Side yard: the minimum side yard shall not be less than 5.0 feet nor the depth of any utility easement located within the lot and along the side lot line.

D. Dwelling  separation:  dwellings  shall maintain  a separation of not less than 10 feet.

E. Easement  setbacks: no  building,  whether principal or accessory, shall encroach upon any utility easement as depicted on the accompanying Plat.

F. No fence, wall, hedge or shrub planting which obstructs sight lines at elevations between two (2) feet and six (6) feet above the roadways shall be placed or permitted to remain on any corner lot within the sight-triangle area formed by the street property lines and a line connecting them at points twenty-five (25) feet from the intersection  of  street lines  or in the case  of a rounded  property corner, from the intersection of the street property lines extended. The same sight-lines limitation shall apply on any lot within ten (10) feet from the intersection of a street property line with the edge of a driveway. No  tree  shall   be  permitted  to   remain  within  such distances of such intersections unless the foliage line is maintained at sufficient height to prevent obstruction of such sight lines.

6. Signage:  Monument signs identifying the residential development may be located  at entrances to Trinity Creek.

7. Sidewalks:   All lots shall have continuous sidewalk along street frontage meeting the specifications and requirements of the City of Tulsa.  Four­ foot wide sidewalks shall be placed along residential streets at a distance of 5′-10″ from the  back  of the curb. Five-foot wide sidewalks shall be placed along the collector street (S. 165’h E. Ave. From 51″ St. S. To e. 49th St.) at a distance of 4′-10″ from the back of the curb.

8. Minimum sguare footage:

A. The Cottages of Trinity Creek (Southeast corner 37 lots of subdivision divided from matn portion of the subdivision by Reserve E, containing 167’h E. Ave., S 168 E. Ave., E. so'” pl. s., and E. so'” St. S.) All one story single-family dwelling units shall have a minimum of 1,600 square feet of finished heated living area.  All two story single family dwelling unrts shall have a minimum of 2,000 square feet of finished heated living area and at least 1,600 square feet must be located on the first floor.

B. Other standard lots

All one story single-family dwelling units shall have a minimum of 1,800 square feet of finished heated living area.  All two story single family dwelling units shall have a minimum of 2,200 square feet of finished heated living area and at least 1,600 square feet must be located on the first floor.

Section Ill

Additional Restrictions

Whereas, the developer desires to establish additional restrictions for the purpose of providing for the orderly development of the residential development area and to ensure adequate  restrictions  for  the  mutual  benefit  of  the  developer,  its  successors  and assigns. Therefore, the developer does hereby impose the following additional restrictions and covenants on the residential development area, which shall be covenants running with the land, and shall be binding upon the developer, its successors and assigns:

A.       Architectural Comm.ittee – Plan Review:

1.  No building, fence or wall shall be erected, placed or altered on any lot in this subdivision until the building plans and specifications and plot plan, which plot plan shows the location and facing of such building, have been approved in writing by a majority of an architectural committee composed of the members of  Trinity Creek Development,  Inc., or their duly authorized representative, representatives or successors. The architectural committee may approve plans and specifications for any builder and such plans, if used again, need not be resubmitted  for subsequent approval In the event of the death or resignation of any member of the above named committee. the remaining member  or members  shalf have tuff authority to approve or disapprove such plans, specifications, color scheme, materials and plot plan, or to designate a representative  or representatives  with the like authority. and  said remaining member  or members  shall have authority to fill any  vacancy or vacancies created by the death or resignation of any of the aforesaid members, and said newly  appointed member  shall have the same authority hereunder as their predecessors,  as above set forth. In the event the architectural  committee fails to approve or disapprove any such plans, specifications and plot plans submitted   to  it  as  herein   required  within  thirty (30)  days   after  such submission, or in the event no suit to enjoin the erection of such building or the making of such alteration has been commenced prior to the completion thereof,  such  approval  shall not  be  required  and  this  covenant  shall  be deemed to have been fully complied with.

2. The architectural committee’s purpose is to promote good design and compatibility within  the subdivision and in its review of plans or determination of any waiver as hereinafter authorized may take into consideration the nature and character of the proposed building or structure, the materials of which it is to be built, the availability of allf!rnative materials, the site  upon which it is proposed to be erected and the harmony thereof with the surrounding area. The architectural committee shall not be liable for any approval, disapproval or failure to approve hereunder,  and its approval of building plans shall not constitute a warranty or responsibility for building methods, materials, procedures,  structural design,  grading or drainage,  or code  violations. The approval, disapproval or failure to approve of any building plans shall not be deemed a waiver of any restri¥tion, unless the architectural committee is hereinafter authorized to grant the particular waiver.

3.  The powers and duties of the committee or its designated representative shall cease on the 1st day of January 2017, or when ninety percent (90%) of the lots have been closed, whichever occurs first.  Thereafter, the homeowners’ association hereafter provided for shall exercise the powers and duties of the architectural committee. However, the home owners’ association shall not unreasonably withhold design approvals if such requests are consistent with, and meet   the   general   requirements   as   previously   approved   by   the architectural committee.

B. Building material requirements:

1.  Stem walls:   All exposed foundation or stem walls  shall be of brick or stone or stucco.   No concrete blocks, poured concrete or any other foundation wlll be exposed.  No stem waifs will be exposed.

2.  Roofing:    Unless  approved  by  the architectural  committee, no  building shall have a roof pitch of less than 7/12. All patios, porches and dormers shall be no less than a 4/12 pitch.  Wood grained composition roofing material having a thirty (30) year or more rating (such as “Tamko Heritage 30-year) with a weathered wood color and appearance shall be used on all  homes  in  the  subdivision.    The  committee  may,  but  shall  not  be obligated to, waive this restriction.   Provided, however, such waiver to be effective must be in writing, dated and signed by the committee.

3.  Exterior walls:  The first story exterior walls of the dwelling erected on any lots shall be one hundred percent (100%) brick, stone or stucco, provided, however, that the area of all windows and doors located in said exterior walls and the area adjacent to patios and under porches shall be excluded in the determination of the area of exterior walls, and further provided that where  a part  of  the  exterior  wall  is  extended  above  the  interior room ceiling line due to the constructions of a gable-type roof, then that portion of the wall extending above the interior room ceiling height may be constructed of   wood    material   and   shall   be   excluded   from   the determination  of  the  area  of  the  exterior  walls.  (exclusive  of  fireplace chase.)

4.  Windows:  All dwellings with windows other than wood must be painted in color  harmony  with  the  exterior  color  and  texture  of  the  residence. Windows may be wood or vinyl or as approved by the architectural committee. Vinyl  windows  shall  be  prime  residential  grade  or  better. Wood frames shall be painted, sealed or stained.

5.  Siding:  No steel, aluminum, vinyl or plastic siding shall be penmitted on any building on any lot.

6.  Mailboxes:  All mailboxes shall be of the same design to that specific plan provided  by the developer.   The mailbox shall be positioned so that is accessible from the curb and 6 feet from the “inside edge” of the driveway. “Inside edge” shall mean the edge of the driveway that borders the largest continuous lot area.  The top of the mailbox shall be 46 inches from the street level.  No mailbox shall be erected on any lot without the approval of the design by the committee.

7.  Garage doors:  Garage doors must be painted in color harmony with the exterior color and texture of the residence.  Garage doors shall not have any  glass  exposed  to  the  street, but  may  have  wood  trim painted  or stained to compliment the exterior color(s) of the dwelling.

8.  W aiver:
The architectural committee may waive, in a particular instance, the building material requirements  set out in this subsection; provided, such waiver to be effective must be in writing, dated and signed by a majority of the architectural committee.

C.  Noxious a. 1.iyj.ty:    No noxious or offensive trade or activity shall be  carried on upon any lot, nor shall any trash, or other refuse be thrown. placed or dumped upon any vacant lot, nor shall anything be done  which may be or become an annoyance or nuisance to the neighborhood.

D. Existing building:  No existing or erected building of any sort may be moved onto or placed on any lot.

E.  Temporary structures and outbuilding§:

1.  No trailer. tent, garage, barn, outbuilding, nor any structure of a temporary nature shall be at any time used for human habitation, temporarily or permanently.

2.  Except for buildings existing at the time of filing of this Plat, any building which is detached from the principal dwelling structure shall be limited to buildings customarily accessory to a single-family dwelling, shall be of a similar architectural design as the principal dwelling and approval by the architectural committee.

F.  Vehicle  storage and  parking: no inoperative  vehicle  shall be  stored on any residential  lot except within an enclosed garage.  No motor home, boat trailer. travel trailer or similar recreational vehicle shall be located, parked or stored within a side or front yard.

G. Antennas:  no radio or television tower, aerial or antenna shall be located on any lot. Satellite dishes shall be no larger than 18″ in diameter and be screened from view from the street within the add.i,t.ion.

H. Landscaping requirements: the front elevation of all lots and side elevations of any corner lot must be professional landscaped to architectural committee requirements. Such  requirements  shall  be  met  upon  completion  of  any residence.  All front, side and back yards must be sodded on the completion of any residence in the subdivision.

I. Livestock  and  poultry  prohibited:    no  animals,  livestock  or  poultry  (including pigeons) of any kind shall be raised, bred or kept  on any lot or part thereof. except that dogs, cats or other household pets may be kept; provided, that they are not kept, bred or maintained for any commercial purpose and are othenwise in compliance with City of Tulsa ordinances.

J.    Interior  fences and  walls:   interior  fences and  walls  situated upon lots  shall comply with the following:

I.  No fencing shall extend beyond the building line of any residence. If a residence is built behind the front building line of a lot. a fence may not extend beyond that point nearest the street at each end corner.

11.    All  fences  shall  consist  entirely  of  wood,  brick,  natural  stone, wrought iron, or some combination thereof. All wood fencing must have  metal posting.  Such  metal posting  shall  be  interior  of  the fencing and not visible from any public street. All wood fencing shall be  constructed  with  the  trimmed/finished  siding  exposed  to  any areas  visible from public street view. The committee may,  but shall not be obligated to, grant an exception to this provision upon written request. No chain link, barbed wire, mesh or other metal fencing shall be permitted under any circumstances.

Ill.   No fence in excess of six (6′) feet in height shall be permitted.

IV.  The architectural committee shall review and approve  all fencing that  abut Reserve  Areas, ensuring  that consistent  materials and fence  installation  provide  a  uniform  boundary  for  the  Reserve Areas.

Section IV Homeowners’ Association

A. Formation of Homeowners’ Association.  The owner has formed or shall cause to be formed  an  association or  associations of the owners  of lots within Trinity Creek to be established in accordance with the statutes of the state of Oklahoma, and to be formed for the general purposes of maintaining the common areas, and enhancing the value, desirability and attractiveness of Trinity Creek (the “association”).

B. Membership.  Any owner  of  a lot in Trinity  Creek in  the  City  of Tulsa,  Tulsa County, state of Oklahoma, shall automatically become a member of the association. The membership of the association shall be limited to the record owner,  whether one or more persons  or entities, of a fee simple title to a lot situated within Trinity Creek and in any additional property as may be annexed to or merged into the jurisdiction of the association or allowed to join according to procedures   set  forth  in  the  articles  or  bylaws,  including  (without  limitation) property owners in Trinity Creek II and/or subsequent Trinity Creek Additions as provided in Section IV hereof, who elect in writing to join the association.  The foregoing  is not  intended to  include  persons  or entities  that  hold an interest merely  as  security for the  performance  of  an  obligation,  other  than contract sellers. Membership shall be appurtenant to and may not be separated from ownership of any lot situated within Trinity Creek.  Ownership of a lot shall be the sole qualification of membership with respect to those property owners in Trinity Creek.

C. Powers of the association.  The association, in addition to all other rights, powers and duties provided herein and as contained in its certificate of incorporation, shall  have  all powers,  rights  and  privileges  which  a not-for-profit  corporation organized under the laws of the state of Oklahoma by law may now or hereafter have to carry out its corporate purposes.

D.  Voting rjght]l.  The association shall have two classes of voting membership: Class  A:   Class A members  shall be all those  persons  or entities  entitled to membership as defined in paragraph B of this Section IV with the exception of owner/developer.   Class A members who own a lot shall be entitled to one (1) vote for each lot in which they hold the interest required for membership by paragraph B of this Section IV; provided, however, when two or more persons or entities hold such interest or interests in any lot, although all of such persons or entities  shall be  members  of  the association,  the  vote  for such  lot  shall  be exercised as they, among themselves, may determine, but in no event shall more than one (1) vote per lot be cast with respect to any one lot.

Class B:  The Class B member shall be owner/developer.  The Class B member shall be entitled  to three (3)  votes for  each lot in which  it holds  the interest required  for membership by paragraph B of this Section IV; provided,  that the Class B membership shall cease and be converted to Class A members on the earlier to occur of:

(A) The date on which  seventy-five percent  (75%)  of the lots in Trinity Creek so platted have been sold by owner/developer; or

(B)December31, 2010; or

(C) Such date as owner/developer executes and records with the county clerk of Tulsa County, Oklahoma, a notice that owner/developer has elected to convert the Class B membership to Class A membership.

Notwithstanding any provision herein to the contrary, the owner/developer’s 3-for-1 right to vote shall apply only to association matters involving Trinity  Creek; which respect to any matters involving Trinity Creek II, the owner/developer shall be entitled to one (1)  vote for each lot in which the owner/developer  owns in Trinity Creek and in Trinity Creek II.

E. Members’ Easements of Enjoyment.  Every member shall have the nonexclusive right and pedestrian access easement to use and enjoy the common area and all improvements constructed   thereon.   Such   right   and   easement   shall   be appurtenant to and  shall pass  with the  title to every  lot  within Trinity Creek, subject, however, to the following provisions:

1.  The right of the association to limit the number of guests of members as well as the volume of noise and any other nuisance which interferes with the peaceful enjoyment of Trinity Creek;

2.  Subject to the provisions of paragraph I of this Section IV, the right of the association, in accordance  with its articles and bylaws,  to borrow money for the  purpose of  improving the common area  and  facilities and improvements constructed thereon and in aid thereof to mortgage said property, but only upon the prior written consent of the owner/developer. In the event such property is so mortgaged, the rights of the members of the association hereunder to use and enjoy such common area shall be subject and subordinate to the rights of the mortgagee therein.

3.  The right of the association to dedicate or transfer all or any part of the common area to any governmental body, public agency, authority, or utility for such purposes and subject to such conditions as may be agreed to by the members.   Such dedication and transfer shall be effective only upon the recording of an instrument signed by members entitled to cast one-half (1/2) of the votes of the Class A membership and one-half (1/2) of the votes of the Class B membership, if any, in which such members evidence their agreement to such dedication and transfer, or upon the aftinmative, majority vote of the board of directors but only after said board receives written consent from the owner/developer;

4.  The right of the association to suspend the voting rights and suspend or tenminate the  right  to  use  and  easement  of  the  common  area  of  a member: (I)      With respect to voting rights, for any period during which any assessment against this lot remains unpaid; provided, however, the association shall give written notice. to the deficient member, or (II) With respect to use and easement of the common area, for any period during which any assessment against his or her lot remains unpaid or for any infraction of the published rules and regulations of the association relating to such use.

5.  The right of the association to prescribe rules and regulations for the use, enjoyment and maintenance of the common area.

F.  Delegation of use of common area.  Any member may delegate, in accordance with the bylaws of the association, his right to use, but not ownership of his easement right to, the common area and facilities and improvements situated thereon, to his or her family members and guests, and to tenants who reside in Trinity Creek.

G. Title to the common area.   The owner/developer herein reserves the right and easement to enter upon the common area and construct. repair and maintain improvements therein.  Maintenance of the common area shall be borne by the association; provided, however, in the event the association fails or refuses to maintain the common area, the owner/developer shall have the right, but not the obligation, to maintain the common area in  reasonable manner and the association  shall  reimburse  the  owner/developer for  such  expenses  upon demand.   The owner/developer hereby covenants for itself, its  successors and assigns, that it will convey fee simple title to the common area to the association, subject only to any easements and restrictions of record, upon the conversion of Class B membership to Class A membership pursuant to the provisions hereof. Conveyance of the common area to the association shall be approved in writing by the association, which shall not unreasonably refuse to take title thereto.

H. Damage to the common area.   If, due to the act or omission of any owner, his family, tenants, contract purchasers, guests, licensees or other invitees, the common area is damaged (normal wear and tear excepted) and maintenance, repair or replacement shall be required thereby, then such owner shall pay for the full cost of such maintenance, repair and replacement as shall be determined by the association.

I. Creation  of  lien and personal obligation  of assessments.    Except for annual assessments  described  in  paragraph  3  below,  no  assessments  (annual  or special) shall be assessed against or attach to any lot owned by owner/developer within Trinity Creek.     Except for owner/developer, each owner of any lot by acceptance of a deed therefore, whether or not it shall be so expressed in any such deed or other conveyance,  is deemed to convey and agree to pay to the association their share of:

(a) Annual assessments or charges provided for herein, and

(b) Special assessments for capital improvements, such assessments to  be  fixed,  established,  and  collected  from  time  to  time  as hereinafter provided.

If permitted to become delinquent,. an annual or special assessment, together with such interest thereon and costs of collection thereof as are hereinafter provided,  shall be a lien upon the lot against which each such assessment is made whether a lien is actually filed of record or not.   Each such assessment, together with such interest, costs and reasonable attorneys’ fees incurred in collection thereof, shall also be the personal obligation of the person who was the owner of such property at the time when the assessment became due.

J.  Purpose of assessment.  The  assessments levied by the association shall be used for the purpose of promoting the recreation, health, and welfare of the residents in Trinity Creek and promoting the habitability of residential structures and enhancing property values in Trinity Creek including, but not limited to the improvement and maintenance of the common area and improvements thereon, including (without limitation) ad valorem taxes, drainageways and easements, driveways, parking areas, fences and walls, and landscaped areas.

K.  Annual  assessments.    The  annual  assessment  on  any  lot  owned  by  the owner/developer and any owner of such lot who is a builder of the residential structure thereon and does not occupy such structure as his principal residence,shall be dollars  ($ )  per  lot. For  all  other owners, the initial annual assessments,  commencement  of which is provided for in paragraph m of this Section IV, for the first year shall be dollars ($ ) per lot. The _a_n_n-ua-lc–a-ss_e_s_s_m_e_n–,t_o_n–;-lo–,t:-s-o_w_n_ed-:-:b-y-o-wners  (other than the owner/developer and any builder of the residential structure which will not be used by such builder as his primary residence) may be increased by the affirmative vote of the board of directors of the association upon thirty (30) days written notice to such owners prior to the effective date of such increase.  Provided, that any increase in the annual assessment   greater   than 501from the previous years’ annual assessment  amount  shall require  the  affirmative  vote of  a  maJority of  those owners of lots in Trinity Creek who  are in attendance (either in person or by proxy) at a special meeting of the members, duly called and noticed.

Annual and special assessments shall be established at a uniform rate applying such factors as the board of directors shall determine appropriate, such as the operation costs of the association. maintenance  of the common areas,  cost of living increases, enhancement of property values and other equitable factors. Annual assessments paid by the owner/developer and owners of lots in Trinity Creek shall be used exclusively for the maintenance and repair of the common areas, and for such operating costs of the association that are related to the operation of the common areas and.the general operations of the association.

l. Special assessment.    In  addition  to  the  assessments  authorized  above,  the association may levy a special assessment for the purpose of defraying, in whole or in part, the costs of any construction or reconstruction, repair or replacement of a capital improvement upon  the common area or entryways, including  the necessary fixtures and personal property related thereto and payment for any expenses deemed necessary and ppropriate by the board of directors; provided that special assessments against lots in Trinity Creek shall require the affirmative vote of the Class B member and one-half (1/2) of the owners of such lots who are Class  A members of the association who are in attendance (in person or by proxy) at a special meeting of the members of the association, duly called and noticed. A special assessment in the amount of$ is hereby assessed against each lot for purposes of contributing to the construction of a swimming  pool  and  clubhouse  facility. This  special  assessment  shall  be collected  and paid to the  association  pursuant  to a common  use agreement between owner/developer and the association.  This special assessment shall be paid,  at  the  election  of  owner/developer,  either  (a)  within  120  days  after owner/developer conveys such lot to another owner. or (b) out of the closing proceeds of the sale of such lot and residential structure thereon to an owner occupant.  This special assessment shall be paid to the association for deposit into a special escrow account for the purpose of contributing to the construction of  such  swimming pool  and  clubhouse  facility pursuant  to  the terms  of  the common  use  agreement. Nothing  herem  to  the  contrary  shall  obligate  the owner/developer to construct such swimming pool and clubhouse except upon the express satisfaction of the conditions precedent contained in the common use agreement incorporated herein by reference.

M. Date  of commencem nt  of annual assessments· due  _Qg tes.     Except  for the owner/developer  any  owner  of  such  lot  who  is  a  builder  of  the  residential structure thereon and does not occupy such structure as his principal residence, the annual assessment provided for here1n shall commence on the first day of the month following conveyance of title to that lot to a third-party occupant.  The annual assessment for lots owned by the owner/developer. and any owner of such lot who is a builder of the residential structure thereon and does not occupy such structure as his principal residence, shall commence. The board of directors shall establish the form and means of written notice of the annual assessment.   The association shall upon demand at any time furnish a certificate in writing signed by an officer of the association setting forth whether annual and/or special assessments on a specified lot have been paid. The board for the issuance of those certificates may make a reasonable charge.   Such certificates shall be conclusive evidence of payment of any assessment therein stated to have been paid.

N. Effect  of  nonpaym nt  of  assessments;  remedies  of  the  association. Any assessments which are not paid on or before the due date, as prescribed by the board of directors of the association in writing, shall be delinquent  and shall constitute  a lien  on  the lot  against  which said  assessment  is made. If the assessment is not paid on or before the due date. the assessment shall bear interest from the date of delinquency at the rate of eighteen percent (18%) per annum. The association may take action against the owner delinquent in the payment of assessments owed to the association.  Such action may include, but is not limited to, demand letters; collection letters from an attorney; actions to enforce alien filed against the ownes  property; and other actions designated to obtain  payment  for  financial obligation  owed by  an  owner. In  taking these actions. whether one or more, the association shall be entitled to collect the costs it  has incurred in pursuing efforts to  obtain payment  from a delinquent owner including, but not limited to, reasonable attorney’s fees. whether related to the sending of collection letters, filing of collection lawsuit. or otherwise, court costs, interest  and  such  other  expenses  as  the  association  reasonable  incurs  in pursuing its efforts to collect delinquent assessments from an owner.  No owner may waive or otherwise escape liability for the assessments provided for herein by non-use of the common area or abandonment of his lot.  Notwithstanding any provision  herein  to  the  contrary,  this  paragraph   N  shall  not  apply  to  the owner/developer.

0. Subordination of the lien to mortgages.  The lien of the assessments provided for herein shall be subordinate to lhe lien of any mortgage now or hereafter placed upon any lot subject to assessment; provided, however, that such subordination shall apply only to the assessments or installments thereof which have become due and payable prior to the sale of such lot pursuant to a foreclosure of such mortgage or transfer or conveyance in lieu of such foreclosure.  Such sale pursuant to such foreclosure or  such transfer or conveyance in lieu of such foreclosure shall  not relieve  such lot  from liability for any  assessments or installments thereof thereafter becoming due or from the lien of any such subsequent assessments or installments.

P. Exempt  property.   The following  property  subject  to this  declaration  shall be exempt  from  the  assessments  created  herein:  (a)  all  properties  or  interests therein dedicated to and acceptable by a local governmental body or public authority or conveyed to a public utility; provided, however.  in the event of the dedication  of an easement  to a local governmental body, public authority, or public utility, the underlying servient estate shall not be exempt from assessment; and (b) the common area.

Section V

Trinity Creek Phases II & Ill

Developer is also the owner of the real property described on Exhibit “A” and attached hereto  (the  “Phase II  &  Ill  Property”).    Developer  currently  intends  to develop  the Phases II & Ill property as additional phases of Trinity Creek in the future.  If developer does  proceed  to  Plat  the  phase  II  and/or  Ill  property  for  residential development, developer reserves the right to include all of the lots created in the Phase II and/or Ill Property Plat in and to the terms and subject the same to the benefits and obligations of all lot owners set forth in this declaration.   At such time as developer files written documentation evidencing the inclusion of the Phase II and/or Ill property into the terms and conditions of this declaration. all of the terms and conditions of this declaration shall apply to the Phase II & Ill Property lots as if those lots had been platted at the same time as the Trinity Creek lots.   Each owner of a lot in the phase II and/or Ill Property shall have all the same rights and obligations as a lot owner in Trinity Creek under the terms and conditions of this declaration.

Section VI

Enforcement, Duration, Amendment and Severability

A.       Enforcement

The restrictions herein set forth are covenants which shall run with the land and shall  be  binding  upon  the  owner,  its  successors  and  assigns. Within the provisions  of Section I, street right-of-way and utility easements are set forth certain covenants and certain enforcement rights pertaining thereto which shall inure to the benefit of and shall be enforceable by the City of Tulsa, Oklahoma. In the event the owner or any of its successors or assigns, or any person claiming under them shall violate or breach any of the covenants and restrictions set forth herein or imposed hereby, the beneficiaries of the covenants as  set forth in Section I hereof  with respect  to such covenants only,  shall have the right to maintain any action at law or in equity against the person or persons attempting to violate any of such covenants or restrictions to prevent violation or to recover pursuant   to  such  foreclosure   or  such  transfer  or  conveyance   in  lieu  of  such foreclosure   shall  not  relieve   such   lot  from  liability   for  any  assessments   or installments thereof thereafter becoming due or from the lien of any such subsequent  assessments  or installments.

P. EXE!!TIQ.t  proper:!Y.  The following  property  subject  to this declaration  shall  be exempt   from  the  assessments  created  herein:  (a)  all  properties   or  interests therein dedicated to and acceptable by a local governmental body or public authority or conveyed to a public utility; provided, however, in the event of the dedication  of  an easement  to  a local governmental  body, public authority, or public utility, the underlying servient estate shall not be exempt from assessment; and (b) the common area.

Section V

Trinity  Creek Phases II & Ill

Developer is also the owner of the real property described on Exhibit “A” and attached hereto  (the  “Phase  II  &  Ill  Property”). Developer  currently  intends  to develop  the Phases II & Ill property as additional phases of Trinity Creek in the future.  If developer does  proceed  to  Plat  the  phase  II  and/or  Ill  property  for  residential development, developer reserves the right to include all of the lots created in the Phase II and/or Ill Property Plat in and to the terms and subjet the same to the benefits and obligations of all lot  owners  set  forth in this declaration. At such time as developer  files written documentation evidencing the inclusion of the Phase II and/or Ill property into the terms and conditions of this declaration, all of the terms and conditions of this declaration shall apply to the Phase II & Ill Property lots as if those lots had been platted at the same time as the Trinity Creek lots.   Each owner of a lot in the phase II and/or Ill Property shall have all the same rights and obligations as a lot owner in Trinity Creek under the terms and conditions of this declaration.

Section  VI

Enforcement, Duration, Amendment and Severability

A Enforcement

The restrictions herein set forth are covenants which shall run with the land and shall  be  binding  upon  the  owner,  its  successors  and  assigns. Within  the provisions  of Section I, street right-of-way and utility easements are set forth certain covenants and certain enforcement rights pertaining thereto which shall inure to the benefit of and shall be enforceable by the City of Tulsa, Oklahoma. In the event the owner or any of its successors or assigns. or any person claiming under them shall violate or breach any of the covenants and restrictions set forth herein  or  imposed  hereby,  the  beneficiaries   of  the  covenants  as  set  forth  in Section I hereof with respect  to such covenants only,  shall have the right  to maintain  any action at law or in equity against the person or persons  attempting to violate any of such covenants  or restrictions  to prevent  violation or to recover damages for the violations thereof. The City of Tulsa, Oklahoma shall have the right to maintain an action at  law or in equity against the person or persons attempting to violate any of such covenants or restrictions to prevent violation or to recover damages for the violation thereof. Nothing herein contained shall be construed, either expressly or impliedly, as prohibiting, limiting or restricting the right of the owner of any parcel of land within the addition to apply for and obtain at any time hereafter an amendment to the deed of dedication and restrictive covenants.

B. Duration

These restrictions, to the extent permitted by applicable law, shall be perpetual but in any event shall be in force and effect for a term of not less than thirty (30) years from the date of the recording of this deed of dedication unless terminated or amended as hereinafter provided.

C. Amendment

The covenants contained within Section I.   Easements and utilities, may be amended   or   terminated   at   any   time   by  written   instrument   signed   and acknowledged by the owner of the lot or parcel to which the amendment or termination is to be applicable and approved by the Tulsa metropolitan area planning commission, or its successors and the City of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The covenants contained within Section II, Ill, IV, and V herein may be amended or terminated at any time by a written instrument signed and acknowledged by the owners of more than 75% of the lots. The provisions of any instrument amending or terminating covenants as above set forth shall be effective from and after the date it is properly recorded.

 

D. Severability

Invalidation of any restriction set forth herein, or any part thereof, by an order, judgment, or decree of any court, or otherwise, shall not invalidate or affect any of the other restrictions of any part hereof as set forth herein, which shall remain in full force and effect.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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