Black Wolf Point Farm Covenants
parcels at Black Wolf Point Farm will be dedicated for use as single family,
residential home sites, and will feature homes in harmony with the rural
setting, emphasizing the natural beauty of the area, but fostering individuality
for each home site and owner.
below are covenants to promote the success of this vision. These controls and
restrictions are ongoing and included on each deed.
Article I - Architectural Control
is an architectural review committee (ARC). The members of this committee are
Bob and Janet Dahl. Its sole purpose is to ensure BWPF property owners of the continued integrity of their property and
surroundings. A minimum of 30 days prior to commencement of construction of any
dwelling on any lot, one copy of the plans, specifications, and plot plan
showing the proposed location of the buildings shall be submitted to the ARC.
The approval or disapproval shall be a document in writing, which will be
Article II - General Restrictions
Section 1 - Land Use
Section 2 - Quality of Structures
structures shall be of a quality design, workmanship, and materials, which are
compatible and harmonious with the natural setting of the area.
Section 3 - Location of Building on a Lot
Building setback lines shall be
shown on the recorded Certified Survey Maps. Homes will be setback a minimum of
200 feet (minimum) from the front of the property. We recommend that driveways
Sewage disposal will be by
individual septic systems or other approved methods. Installation of such
systems will be the responsibility of the lot owner and the lot owner will pay
Section 4 - Building Type and Size
The square foot floor area of
the primary residence shall be a minimum of 1750 square feet for one story homes
and a minimum of 2400 square feet for two story homes, exclusive of open
porches, carports, breezeways, and garages.
Residences shall not exceed two
stories in height with a maximum height allowance of 34 feet (measured from the
level of the adjacent land or foundation). The roof pitch minimum shall be
Each residence shall have an
attached garage with a minimum size of two cars. The garage shall not be
constructed prior to construction of the dwelling. The garage will open to the
side of the home, facing away from the road.
Section 5 - Exterior Siding Materials and Colors
shall be designed in a manner, which is aesthetically complimentary to the
environment, including building lines, materials, and colors of all exterior
components. Natural colors are encouraged to blend with nature.
Section 6 - Accessory Building
accessory building may be constructed as a private garage or storage area. The
maximum size of this building may be 2400 square feet, but may not exceed the
area of the ground floor level of the house. The accessory building may have a
maximum height of 24 feet, but may not exceed the height of the house.
accessory building exterior shall blend into the overall building and landscape
plan, and shall be subject to ARC approval.
Section 7 - Landscaping and Tree Planting
Landscaping and tree planting is encouraged. The use of native plant material
is encouraged. Maple, Oak, Ash, Locust, Crab, White Cedar, and White Spruce are
highly recommended for this area.
Section 8 - Lot Appearance
Machinery and vehicles of any kind must be garaged.
Outside storage or extended parking is not permitted. Litter, refuse, garbage,
and other unsightly materials shall be in receptacles and properly screened by
use of fencing, or stored inside buildings.
Section 9 - Fences
or screens should be used to hide air conditioning equipment, utility and
garbage areas, and to screen patio and swimming pool areas. The use of
rough-hewn woods or natural plantings as fencing or screening materials is
encouraged. As with all elements, the fence shall enhance, rather than detract
from, the overall appearance of the property.
Section 10 - Water Areas
Gas or electric powered boat motors will not be allowed
on ponds or creeks.
Section 11 - Signage
general contractor may erect a sign while construction is active. This sign
shall not exceed 20 x 40 inches in diameter. The sign must be removed
immediately upon completion of the construction.
Section 12 - Commercial Enterprise
real property shall only be zoned and used for residential purposes. No piece
of BWPF property may be rezoned for any purpose other than single family
residential or agricultural
Section 13 - Vehicles
commercial type vehicles and/or machinery shall be parked outside except when
loading and unloading.
commercial vehicle, boat, camper, trailer, or recreation vehicle shall be parked
on any lot unless garaged.
Section 14 - Building Completion
one year after the start date of construction of any dwelling, the exterior of
the dwelling, and the grading and leveling of the yard surrounding the dwelling,
shall be completed.
Section 15 - Temporary Dwelling
person may live in the basement of a dwelling unless the exterior portion of the
dwelling above the ground has been completed in accordance with the plans and
specifications. No person shall live in temporary buildings, outbuildings, or a
garage, at any time. No garage or other structure previously constructed on
another site, including a mobile home, shall be moved onto said property at
Section 16 - Lot Dividing
will be no division of any original BWPF parcels for the purpose of creating new
or separate lots. This restriction supercedes township ordinance allowances for
Section 17 - Deviations From Covenants and
The ARC shall have the power to enter into agreements
with the owner of any lot, without the consent of the owner of any other
adjoining or adjacent properties of Black Wolf Point Farm, to deviate from the
provisions of the covenant restrictions within the jurisdiction of the ARC. Any
such agreement would be for reasons of practical difficulty or particular
hardship which otherwise may be suffered by such owner not of their own
makings. Any such deviation, which shall begin by written agreement, shall not
constitute a waiver of any such covenant as to other lots in the properties.
Section 18 - Enforceability
protective covenants are made for the benefit of any and all persons who now own
said real property at Black Wolf Point Farm, or who may hereinafter-own portions
thereof, and such persons, including all owners, are specifically given the
right to enforce these covenants by injunction or other lawful procedures, or to
recover any damages resulting from the violation of these covenants.
will be included and registered on all deeds.
**Covenants updated 10-01-01 and subject to change by the ARC at any time.