DEED OF RESTRICTIONS
 

SUBDIVISON RESTRICTIONS

SECTION 1 OF THUNDERBIRD POINT SUBDIVISION 

1.  There shall be established an Architectural Control Committee composed of three (3) members appointed by the undersigned (and/or by designees of the undersigned, from time to time) to protect the owners of lots in this Subdivision against such improper use of lots as will depreciate the value of their property: to preserve, so far as practicable, the natural beauty of said property; to guard against the erection thereon of poorly designed or proportioned structures and structures built of improper or unsuitable materials, to obtain harmonious architectural schemes; to Insure the highest and best development of said property; to encourage and secure attractive camping usage thereon; to secure and maintain proper setbacks from streets,  and , in general to provide adequately for a high type of quality of improvements in said property, and thereby to enhance the value of  investments made by purchasers of lots therein.

Neither the undersigned, nor the Architectural Control Committee, nor the members of said Committee, nor the Directors nor officers of Thunderbird Point Owners Association, shall have any liability nor responsibility at law nor in the equity on account of the enforcement of, nor on account of the failure to enforce these restrictions.

2.  Subject to the provisions of numbered paragraph 10 hereof, and except on those lots designated as commercial lots, all lots are restricted to use for single family residential purposes only and no building shall be erected or maintained on any lot in said Subdivision other than a private residence, private boathouse, a private storage building and a private garage for the sole use of the owner or occupant.  Lots 244, 245, 246, 247,248,249, in Section 1, are designated as commercial lots and shall be used only for residential purposes as set forth above and/or retail sales establishments so conducted that they do not unduly conflict with the residential character of the Subdivision and all provisions of these restrictions apply to lots designated as commercial lots unless commercial lots are specifically excluded from such provisions. 

3.  Subject to the provisions of numbered paragraphs 9 and 10 hereof, (i) no used existing buildings or structure of any kind and no part of a used existing building or structure shall be moved onto, placed on, or permitted to remain on any lot; all construction must be of new material (except stone, brick and inside structural material, if such use is approved in writing by the Architectural Control Committee) and (ii) no tar paper type roof or siding materials will be used on any structure, and no sheet metal type roof or siding materials will be used on any structure without written approval of the Architectural Control Committee, and (iii) the exterior of any building must be painted or stained.  All buildings and structures shall be completely underpinned and underskirted with no piers or pilings exposed to view.  No natural drainage shall be altered, nor shall any drainage ditch, culvert, nor drainage structure of any kind be installed nor altered, without prior written consent of the Architectural Control Committee. 

4.  No building exceeding two stories high shall be erected on any lot.  Each residential building, subject to paragraph 9 and 10 hereof, shall have a minimum floor area of 720 square feet, exclusive of porches, stoops, open or closed carports, patios or garages.  

5.  No building, fence or other structure or improvement shall be erected, placed or altered, on any lot until two (2) copies of the construction plans and specifications, including specifications of all exterior materials and a plan showing the proposed location of the structure, have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Architectural Control Committee as to harmony of external design with existing structures and as to location with respect to topography and finish grade elevation.  If construction is not commenced within eight (8) months of such approval, the approval shall be null and void unless an extension is granted in writing.

6.  Fences shall be permitted to extend to the side and back lot lines and to no less than five (5) feet of the front lot lines, but without impairment of the easements reserved and granted in these restrictions.  Any reasonable damage by utility companies to any fence located in any utility easement shall be borne by the lot owner or purchaser and not by the utility company.

 7.  No building or mobile home shall be located nearer to the side street line than fifteen (15) feet or nearer to the side lot line or rear lot line than ten (10) feet, or nearer to the front lot line than twenty-five (25) feet; provided, however, that the Architectural Control Committee may allow lessor set backs when unusual topography or design warrant it. "Side lot line" as used in this paragraph, in respect to any two or more contiguous whole and/or fractional lots owned by (and/or under a contract to be conveyed by the undersigned to) the same person or persons and used as a single building site, shall thereafter mean each and/or either of the two outermost side lot lines considering said contiguous whole and/or fractional lots as one lot, if the combined width of said contiguous whole and/or fractional lots is at least fifty (50) feet at the widest portion thereof, but no other use may be made of any lot or fractional lot to the extent is has been grouped to alter these  minimum setback requirements.

8.  No animals or birds, other than household pets, shall be kept on any lot.

9.  Except as provided below in regard to camping, no outbuilding, boathouse, tool house, basement or garage erected on any lot shall at any time be used as a dwelling, temporarily or permanently, nor shall any shack be placed on any lot, nor shall any residence of a temporary character be permitted.  Mobile homes may be place and used upon any lot only if same have been inspected by, and prior written approval of same has been granted by, the Architectural Control Committee, and said committee may, as condition to its said approval, make any requirement which in its judgment is deemed proper, including the following requirements:

(a)      that the mobile home be of late model, at least then (10) feet in width, contain at least 400 square feet of area, in good repair and of attractive design and appearance, and underpinned within ninety (90) days with material approved by the Architectural Control Committee.

(b)      that any mobile home not built by commercial mobile home manufacturer be of design; appearance and quality comparable le to those built by commercial.

(c)      water service must be connected and an approved septic tank must be installed for each mobile home, each residence of any kind and all sanitary plumbing and facilities must conform to the requirements of the health department of the County, State of Texas and the Texas Water Quality Board, prior to occupancy.

Camping on lots shall be limited to:

(1)  Use of campers, camping trailers, tents or other camping shelters which shall be of good appearance and in good repair, no such camping shelter shall be placed on any lot for more than 14 days of any 30 day period and all campers, including tents, if they are to be left unattended on any lot for more than 48 hours must be collapsed to their road travel position, or (2)  Use of mobile homes meeting the requirements (other than underpinning and connection to water lines and septic tanks) for mobile homes to be placed on lots, and such mobile home shall remain on lots only so long as camping use or occupancy does not occur in more than 14 days in any 30 day period.  Lots shall be kept free of litter, rubbish, trash or other debris, and no unsanitary condition shall be allowed to exist on any lot.

10. Easements are reserved along and within five (5) feet of the rear lines, front lines, and side lines of all lots in this Subdivision for the construction, operation and perpetual maintenance of conduits, poles, wires and fixtures for electric lights, gas lines, telephone, water lines, sanitary and storm sewers, road drains and other public and quasi-public utilities and to cut and/or trim any trees which at any time may interfere or threaten to interfere with the maintenance of such lines; with right of ingress to and egress from across said premises to employees of said utilities. It is understood and agreed that it shall not be considered a violation of the provisions of the easement if wires or cables carried by such pole lines pass over some portion of said lots not within the easements as long as such lines do not hinder the construction of buildings on any lots in this Subdivision. The undersigned and/or their designees, may, on any lot and/or lots then owned by them, construct, maintain, use and allow to be used by others, parks, swimming pools, boat ramps, fishing piers, playgrounds, community center buildings, sales offices, mobile home demonstration and sales lots, water wells and related pumping, storage, operation and maintenance facilities, and the like, and numbered paragraphs 2,3,4,5,7 and 9 hereof shall not apply thereto. 

11. No outside toilet or privy shall be erected or maintained on any lot hereunder. The materials installed in, and the means and methods of assembly of, all sanitary plumbing shall conform with the requirements of the Health Department of the State of Texas and the local authorities having jurisdiction. No sewage nor effluent shall be disposed of upon, in, or under any lot hereunder except into a septic tank or other approved system meeting the aforesaid requirements.  Not septic tank or lateral line will be placed within ten (10) feet of any water line installed in any utility easement.

 12. Subject to the provisions of the last sentence of this paragraph as to each lot in this Subdivision, (defined for purpose of this paragraph 10 only as Thunderbird Point Section I and Thunderbird Point Section II Subdivisions) an assessment is hereby made of (i) $3.25 per month per lot the owner of which owns only one lot in said Subdivision,  and (ii) a pro rata amount per month per lot in said Subdivision in respect to lots of which two or more are owned by the same person but not to exceed $3.25 per month as to the total of all lots by one owner in said Subdivision: the word "owner" as used in this sentence, shall include also the purchaser under a sales contract with the undersigned of a lot in Thunderbird Point Subdivision  Such assessments may be used for the enforcement of these subdivision restrictions and for the construction, reconstruction, improvement and maintenance of roads and streets, swimming pools, parks, and other improvements in Thunderbird Point Owners Association, and for security guards at Thunderbird Point Subdivision, and for any other uses approved by the Board of Directors of Thunderbird Point Owners Association, it being understood that said swimming pools, parks, and recreational areas are for the sole use and benefit of the members of said Association, their families and authorized guests. Said assessment shall accrue from the earlier of the date of the agreement for deed from the undersigned as seller to a purchaser or of the conveyance by the undersigned as grantor.  Such assessment shall be and is hereby secured by a lien on each lot hereunder, respectively, and shall be payable Owner to the Thunderbird Point Association (a Texas non-profit corporation), its successors and assigns, the er of said assessment funds, on June 30th of each year commencing in 1981, at which date in the year 1981 and in successive years said assessment lien shall conclusively be deemed to have attached, and there shall be no lien securing said assessment until June 30th of each year.  Said assessment lien shall be junior and subordinate to any lien which may be placed on any lot or any portion of any lot as security for interim construction loan and/or any permanent loan for financing improvements on said lot, and/or any purchase money loan for any lot on which a dwelling or building complying with these restrictions has theretofore been constructed.  Assessments against lots owned by the undersigned shall accrue, and liens securing same may attach only during times as a contract to purchase said lots is then in force; no assessment shall be made against the undersigned nor against then unsold lots owned by it at any time whether or not such lots have been previously sold and the contract cancelled or otherwise terminated) and as to any lot then owned by the undersigned not covered by a contract with the undersigned then in force to sell or reserve for, sale such lot, and then accrued but unpaid assessment under this paragraph against such lot shall thereupon be automatically cancelled.

13. Any building, structure, or improvement commenced upon any lot shall be completed as to exterior finish and appearance within six (6) months from the commencement date.  No lot or portion of any lot shall be used as a dumping ground for rubbish or trash, nor for storage of items or materials (except during construction of a building), and all lots shall be kept clean and free of any boxes, rubbish, trash, inoperative cars, tall grass or weeds or other debris, and refrigerators and other large appliance shall not be placed outdoors.  The undersigned shall have the rightto enter the property where a violation exists under this paragraph and remove the incomplete structure or other items at the expense of the offending party.

 14. No lot which is under a contract of sale then in force, with the undersigned being the seller hereunder, may be subdivided without the consent of the undersigned, its successors and assigns, which consent may be granted or withheld at the sole discretion of the undersigned, its successors or assigns.  No lot or any part of a lot shall be used for a street, access road or public thoroughfare without the prior written consent of the undersigned, its successors and assigns.

 15. No hunting or discharging of firearms shall be permitted on any lot or in any part of the Subdivision.

 16. No water well shall be permitted on any lot hereunder except on Lot 24.  No sewage disposal facility shall be allowed on Lots 23 and 25.

 17. Subject to the provisions of the last sentence of this paragraph, if any person or entity, as defined hereinafter, whether or not lawfully in possession of any real property hereunder, shall either (i) violate or attempt to violate any restriction or provision herein, or (ii) suffer to be violated (with respect to the real property in which such person or entity has rights other than the rights granted by this sentence) any restriction or provision herein, it shall be lawful for Thunderbird Point Owners Association and/or any person or entity, as defined hereinafter, possessing rights with respect to any real property hereunder, to prosecute any proceedings at law or in equity against any such person or entity by violating, attempting to violate and/or suffering to be violated any restriction or provision herein to (i) prevent such violation, (ii) recover damages or other dues for such violation, and (iii) recover court costs and reasonable attorneys fees incurred in such proceedings.  "Person or entity". As used in the next preceding sentence hereof, shall include, but shall not be limited to all owners and purchasers of any real property hereunder.  Notwithstanding any proceeding at law or in equity on account of any violation or attempted violation of any restriction or provision herein which occurs during such time as there is in force a contract to purchase the property where such violation or attempted violation takes place.

 18. Invalidation of any one or more of these covenants and restrictions by judgment of any court shall in nowise affect any of the other covenants, restrictions, and provisions herein contained, which shall remain in full force and effect.

 

 SUBDIVISON RESTRICTIONS

SECTION II OF THUNDERBIRD POINT SUBDIVISION 

1.  There shall be established an Architectural Control Committee composed of three (3) members appointed by the undersigned (and/or by designees of the undersigned, from time to time) to protect the owners of lots in this Subdivision against such improper use of lots as will depreciate the value of their property: to preserve, so far as practicable, the natural beauty of said property; to guard against the erection thereon of poorly designed or proportioned structures and structures built of improper or unsuitable materials, to obtain harmonious architectural schemes; to Insure the highest and best development of said property; to encourage and secure attractive camping usage thereon; to secure and maintain proper setbacks from streets, and, in general to provide adequately for a high type of quality of improvements in said property, and thereby to enhance the value of investments made by purchasers of lots therein.

Neither the undersigned, nor the Architectural Control Committee, nor the members of said Committee, nor the Directors nor officers of Thunderbird Point Owners Association, shall have any liability nor responsibility at law nor in the equity on account of the enforcement of, nor on account of the failure to enforce these restrictions.

 2.  Subject to the provisions of numbered paragraph 8 hereof, all lots are restricted to use for single family purposes only and no building shall be erected or maintained on any lot in said Subdivision other than a private boathouse, a private storage building for the sole use of the owner or occupant.

 3.  Subject to the provisions of numbered paragraph 8 hereof, (i) no used existing buildings or structure of any kind and no part of a used existing building or structure shall be moved onto, placed on, or permitted to remain on any lot; all construction must be of new material and (ii) no tar paper type roof or siding materials will be used on any structure, and no sheet metal type of roof or siding materials will be used on any structure without written approval of the Architectural Control Committee, and  (iii) the exterior of any building must be painted or stained.  No natural drainage shall be altered, nor shall any drainage ditch, culvert, nor drainage structure of any kind be installed nor altered, without prior written consent of the Architectural Control Committee.

4.  Fences shall be permitted to extend to the side and back lot lines and to no less than five (5) feet of the front lot lines, but without impairment of the easements reserved and granted in these restrictions.  Any reasonable damage by utility companies to any fence located in any utility easement shall be borne by the lot owner or purchaser and not by the utility company.

5.  No building, travel trailer, camper or structure other than a fence shall be located nearer to the side street line than five (5) feet or nearer to the side lot line or rear lot line than five (5) feet.  "Side lot line" and "rear lot line", respectively, as used in the paragraph, in respect to any two or more contiguous whole and/or fractional lots owned by (and/or under a contract to be conveyed by the undersigned to the same person or persons and used as a single site, shall thereafter mean, respectively, each and/or either of the two outermost side lot lines and the rear lot line furthest from the front lot line considering said contiguous whole and/or fractional lots as one lot.  No building, travel trailer, camper or structure other than a fence shall be located nearer to the front lot line than ten (10) feet.

6.  No animals or birds, other than household pets, shall be kept on any lot.

7.  Except as provided below in regard to camping, no outbuilding, boathouse, toolhouse, erected on any lot shall at any time be used as a dwelling, temporarily or permanently, nor shall any shack be placed on any lot, nor shall any residence of a temporary character be permitted. ONLY CAMPING shall be permitted on all lots hereunder and shall be limited to use of pickup campers, camping trailers, van conversions, fifth-wheel trailers, mini-motor homes, travel trailers, motor homes and other camping shelters, which shall be of good appearance and in good repair, and if not built by a commercial manufacturer, be of design, appearance and quality comparable to those built by commercial manufacturers, and subject to the approval of the Architectural Control Committee. Tents and similar types of temporary camping equipment may not be left on a lot unattended for more than 24 consecutive hours.  Lots shall be kept free of litter, rubbish, trash or other debris, and no unsanitary condition shall be allowed to exist on any lot. 

8.  Easements are reserved along and within five (5) feet of the rear lines, front lines, and side lines of all lots in this Subdivision for the construction, operation and perpetual maintenance of conduits, poles, wires and fixtures for electric lights, gas lines, telephone, water lines, sanitary and storm sewers, road drains and other public and quasi-public utilities and to cut and/or trim any trees which at any time may interfere or threaten to interfere with the maintenance of such lines; with right of ingress to and egress from across said premises to employees of said utilities.

It is understood and agreed that it shall not be considered a violation of the provisions of the easement if wires or cables carried by such pole lines pass over some portion of said lots not within the easements as long as such lines do not hinder the construction of buildings on any lots in this Subdivision.

9.  No outside toilet or privy shall be erected or maintained on any lot hereunder.  NO SEWAGE NOR EFFLUENT SHALL BE DISPOSED OF UPON, IN, NOR UNDER ANY LOT HEREUNDER.  ALL LOTS ARE TO BE USED FOR SELF-CONTAINING UNITS ONLY.  Not more than one property may be served by a single water connection, meeting the aforesaid requirements.  NO WATER WELL SHALL BE PERMITTED ON ANY LOT HEREUNDER.

10. Subject to the provisions of the last sentence of this paragraph as to each lot in this Subdivision, (defined for purpose of this paragraph 10 only as Thunderbird Point Section I and Thunderbird Point Section II Subdivisions) an assessment is hereby made of (i) $3.25 per month per lot the owner of which owns only one lot in said Subdivision, and (ii) a pro rata amount per month per lot in said Subdivision in respect to lots of which two or more are owned by the same person but not to exceed $3.25 per month as to the total of all lots by one owner in said Subdivision: the word "owner" as used in this sentence, shall include also the purchaser under a sales contract with the undersigned of a lot in Thunderbird Point Subdivision  Such assessments may be used for the enforcement of these subdivision restrictions and for the construction, reconstruction, improvement and maintenance of roads and streets, swimming pools, parks, and other improvements in Thunderbird Point Owners Association, and for security guards at Thunderbird Point Subdivision, and for any other uses approved by the Board of Directors of Thunderbird Point Owners Association, it being understood that said swimming pools, parks, and recreational areas are for the sole use and benefit of the members of said Association, their families and authorized guests. Said assessment shall accrue from the earlier of the date of the agreement for deed from the undersigned as seller to a purchaser or of the conveyance by the undersigned as grantor.  Such assessment shall be and is hereby secured by a lien on each lot hereunder, respectively, and shall be payable to the Thunderbird Point Owners Association (a Texas non-profit corporation), its successors and assigns, the owner of said assessment funds, on June 30th of each year commencing in 1981, at which date in the year 1981 and in successive years said assessment lien shall conclusively be deemed to have attached, and there shall be no lien securing said assessment until June 30th of each year.  Said assessment lien shall be junior and subordinate to any lien which may be placed on any lot or any portion of any lot as security for interim construction loan and/or any permanent loan for financing improvements on said lot, and/or any purchase money loan for any lot on which a dwelling or building complying with these restrictions has theretofore been constructed.  Assessments against lots owned by the undersigned shall accrue, and liens securing same may attach only during times as a contract to purchase said lots is then in force; no assessment shall be made against the undersigned nor against then unsold lots owned by it at any time whether or not such lots have been previously sold and the contract cancelled or otherwise terminated) and as to any lot then owned by the undersigned not covered by a contract with the undersigned then in force to sell or reserve for, sale such lot, and then accrued but unpaid assessment under this paragraph against such lot shall thereupon be automatically cancelled.

11. Any building, structure, or improvement commenced upon any lot shall be completed as to exterior finish and appearance within six (6) months from the commencement date.  No lot or portion of any lot shall be used as a dumping ground for rubbish or trash, nor for storage of items or materials (except during construction of a building), and all lots shall be kept clean and free of any boxes, rubbish, trash, inoperative cars, tall grass or weeds or other debris, and refrigerators and other large appliance shall not be placed outdoors.  The undersigned shall have the right to enter the property where a violation exists under this paragraph and remove the incomplete structure or other items at the expense of the offending party. 

12. No lot which is under a contract of sale then in force, with the undersigned being the seller hereunder, may be subdivided without the consent of the undersigned, its successors and assigns, which consent may be granted or withheld at the sole discretion of the undersigned, its successors or assigns.  No lot or any part of a lot shall be used for a street, access road or public thoroughfare without the prior written consent of the undersigned, its successors and assigns.

13. No hunting or discharging of firearms shall be permitted on any lot or in any part of the Subdivision.

14. Subject to the provisions of the last sentence of this paragraph, if any person or entity, as defined hereinafter, whether or not lawfully in possession of any real property hereunder, shall either (i) violate or attempt to violate any restriction or provision herein, or (ii) suffer to be violated (with respect to the real property in which such person or entity has rights other than the rights granted by this sentence) any restriction or provision herein, it shall be lawful for Thunderbird Point Owners Association and/or any person or entity, as defined hereinafter, possessing rights with respect to any real property hereunder, to prosecute any proceedings at law or in equity against any such person or entity by violating, attempting to violate and/or suffering to be violated any restriction or provision herein to (i) prevent such violation, (ii) recover damages or other dues for such violation, and (iii) recover court costs and reasonable attorneys fees incurred in such proceedings.  "Person or entity". As used in the next preceding sentence hereof, shall include, but shall not be limited to all owners and purchasers of any real property hereunder.  Notwithstanding any proceeding at law or in equity on account of any violation or attempted violation of any restriction or provision herein which occurs during such time as there is in force a contract to purchase the property where such violation or attempted violation takes place.

15. Invalidation of any one or more of these covenants and restrictions by judgment of any court shall in nowise affect any of the other covenants, restrictions, and provisions herein contained, which shall remain in full force and effect.

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