Use and Structures: No lot shall be used other
than for residential purposes, including uses accessory thereto, as
permitted by the Zoning Ordinance of Thornbury Township. No building
shall hereafter be erected, altered or placed on any lot unless the
plans therefor have been approved by the Board of Directors (the Board)
of the New Brinton Lake Club (the Corporation). Any owner desiring
approval of plans for construction or alteration of a building shall
submit building plans and specifications, a plot plan and a proposed
grading plan, as well as any additional information requested by the
Board. The Board may reject plans, inter alia, on the basis of non-compliance
with ordinance requirements, non-compliance with this declaration,
and architectural design. No more than one accessory building may
be constructed on any lot. Each such accessory building shall be placed
to the rear of the dwelling on the respective lot. The Board shall
be the sole determiner of whether a building is placed to the rear.
Aerials: No outside TV aerial, electric light
overhead wires of any kind shall be erected or maintained upon any
lot without the prior written approval of the Board.
Fences and Barriers: No fence or planting
or structure which acts as a barrier or screen shall be erected, placed,
planted or maintained on any lot without the prior written approval
of the Board.
Signs: No advertising signs or notices, except
small identifying signs identifying the owner of a lot, shall be erected
or displayed on any lot except upon the prior written consent of the
Board with the exception of "for Sale" or "Sold"
Temporary Residences, Vehicle Parking: No trailer,
basement, tent, out-buildings or structures of a temporary nature
shall be used at any time as a residence on any lot. No trailer (whether
occupied or not), boat, truck, or commercial vehicle shall be parked
on any lot unless adequately screened from sight from neighboring
Animals: No fowl shall be raised or kept and
no kennel for the breeding or boarding of dogs shall be erected, maintained
or used upon any lot, and, with the exception of lots exceeding two
acres and with written permission of the Board, no horses, ponies
or livestock shall be housed or maintained. Dogs, cats, or other domesticated
household pets may be kept provided (1) that they are not kept, bred
or maintained for any commercial purpose, and (2) any outside housing
for any such animals or pets must be approved by the Board.
Garbage and Rubbish: Garbage and rubbish shall
not be placed or allowed to remain on any lot, except in a closed
receptacle. It shall be placed outside the dwelling for collection
on the collection date in accordance with the regulations of the collecting
Lawn Mowing: The owner of each lot shall be
responsible for the maintenance of grass and weeds thereon and shall,
at a minimum, either mow said lot in accordance with the Grass and
Weed Control Ordinance of Thornbury Township or mow said lot at least
once each month between April 15 and November 15 each year, which
is more onerous.
Construction Time: The exterior of any dwelling
being constructed on any lot shall be completed within twelve (12)
months from the time of the first excavation or grading thereof.
Reserved Easement for the Corporation: The
Corporation reserves for itself the full, free liberty and right at
all times hereafter to have and use a right-of-way 10 feet wide along
the rear and side lines of each lot for public and private utility,
water sewer purposes, including the right of installation and maintenance
of said facilities.
Grading: Each owner who intends to construct
any dwelling or structure on said owner's lot shall prepare a grading
plan therefor in conformance with all applicable soil and erosion
control laws, ordinances, and standards. Said plan shall be filed
with the Board. Owner shall be solely responsible for the implementation
of said plan.
Street Dedication: The Corporation reserves
for itself the right to dedicate the bed of any roadway or drive abutting
a parcel of the Township in which it is situated without the joinder
of any owner of such lot
Yards: No statues, sculptures, painted trees,
bird baths or replicas of animals or other objects of this nature
may be affixed or placed on any lot or building where they would be
visible from any street, without prior written approval of the Board.
Approvals by the Corporation: The Corporation
may at any time hereafter assign to any person or entity of its choosing,
the right and obligation to grant or deny all approvals, or any of
the approvals to be given by the Corporation, pursuant to this Declaration
of Restrictions. In addition, the Corporation may appoint an agent
or agents to perform its approval rights and obligations hereunder.
The name of any such assignee or agent, together with a description
of the extent of that assignment or agency must be in writing and
recorded as an Amendment hereto by the Corporation.
Amendment: This Declaration of Restrictions
may be amended or modified at any time or from time to time by the
Corporation upon due recording in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, or
a document validly executed by the Board setting forth the amendment