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DOG ISLAND COVENANTS & RESTRICTIONS

UNIT 1, UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION

2. Only one (1) dwelling, exclusive of out-buildings as described in paragraph "1" above, shall be permitted to exist at any time on the premises hereinabove described.

3. No structure shall be erected within twenty (20) feet of the rear, or side lot lines of the entire parcel on which it is constructed. No structure of any kind shall be erected within 100 feet of the southern line of said lot. (editor's note: this being the water side.)

4. No dwelling (exclusive of out-buildings as described in paragraph "1" above) shall be erected or placed on said lot which has an area of less than 750 square feet of floor space, exclusive of porches, open on three sides.

5. No sewerage or garbage shall be emptied, or allowed to be emptied, into the Gulf of Mexico, or St. George's Sound, and the installation and use of approved septic tanks is mandatory.

6. No noxious trade or activity shall be carried on upon said premises, nor shall anything be done thereon which is, or may become, an annoyance or nuisance to the owners of adjoining or contiguous property.

7. No trailer, basement, tent, shack, garage, or other outbuilding erected on any portion of said tract, other than servants houses as described in paragraph "1", shall at any time be used as a residence temporarily or permanently. No servants' house may be built until the main dwelling has been completed.

8. It is also understood and agreed that any lot or parcel of land purchased from Tallahassee Aircraft Corporation on Dog Island shall not be subdivided by any purchaser, his heirs or assigns, for rental lease, or re-sale purposes. No structure shall be erected or maintained on any portion of the property above described unless the person erecting or maintaining the same owns all of the premises hereinabove described.

9. If the parties hereto, or any of them, or their heirs or assigns, shall violate, or attempt to violate, any of the covenants or restrictions herein, it shall be lawful for any other person, or persons as hereinabove described to prosecute any proceedings at law or in equity against the persons violating, or attempting to violate, any such covenants or restrictions and either prevent him or them from so doing, or to recover damages or other dues for such violation.

10. In the event any owner of the premises herein described desires to convey the same, he shall first notify Tallahassee Aircraft Corporation, or its designated successors or assigns, of that fact and give Tallahassee Aircraft Corporation, its successors or assigns, the right to purchase said premises under the same terms and conditions as those proposed to be sold to such other party, it being the intention of this paragraph that the Tallahassee Aircraft Corporation reserves the option to re-purchase said premises if they should be sold at any subsequent time, and reserves the refusal of the same upon the same terms and conditions as they may be offered any other person or persons.

11. These covenants and restrictions are to run with the land and be binding upon the parties hereto and all persons claiming under either of them until January 1, 1980, and thereafter until terminated by written instrument executed by the then record owners of a majority of all parcels or land lying within half a mile thereof held by or acquired from, through, or under the party of the first part.

12. No building shall be erected on any lot in said subdivision unless the design and location of such buildings have been approved in writing by a committee consisting of four (4) then recorded property owners, and a representative of Tallahassee Aircraft Corporation, appointed by the party of the first part hereinbefore named or their heirs or assigns, however, in the event such committee is not in existence or fails to approve or disapprove such design or location within thirty (30) days after the same has been submitted to such committee, then such approval by such committee will not be required, provided the design and location of such building conform to and are in harmony with existing structures in said subdivision.

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dated July, 1958
Plat Book 2, page 23-23F
The Dog Island Company, Inc. owner in fee simple of the area described on Sheet 4 herewith, and platted on sheets 1 though 7, dedicates to the public for use of owners and occupant of the area platted, the portions platted as streets, but reserves to itself and all successors in interest of whatever nature: (1) the reversion of each such portion upon discontinuance of its proper use; (2) a 99 year exclusive easement on, over, or under a 5 foot strip of land along each side and rear lot line for installing, maintaining, and operating all necessary utilities and services for its proper development; (3) All oil and mineral rights upon or under all land platted.

 

Land use: No lot shall be used except for residential purposes; the operation of any business is prohibited; no building shall be erected or placed on any lot or lots other than one detached single family dwelling not to exceed two stories in height, a private garage for not more than two cars, and one servant house containing no more than 3 rooms; subdividing any lot is prohibited; no noxious or offensive activity shall be permitted; no temporary structure, trailer, tent, garage, or other outbuilding shall be used for residence, either temporarily or permanently. Emptying of sewage or garbage into the Gulf of Mexico or St. George Sound is prohibited. The Dog Island Company reserves option to repurchase property platted hereon in the event it is offered for resale, on the same terms as the resale offer to other.

Architectural Control: No structure shall be erected, altered, or placed on any lot until the construction plans, specifications, and plot plan have been approved by the Architectural Committee which is composed of one member representing the Dog Island Company and four then recorded property owners of unit One platted hereon, appointed by the Dog Island Company. If the Committee fails to act on an application within 30 days after presentation, approval will not be required. No dwelling of less than 750 square feet, exclusive of open porches and garage is permissible. No building shall be nearer than 15 feet to any property line. Minimum distances to right of way lines and beach areas are shown on plat.

(typist's note: setbacks not shown on plat, so assumed to be same 20" to street and 100' to water.)

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Land use: No lot shall be used except for residential purposes; the operation of any business is prohibited; no building shall be erected or placed on any lot or lots other than one detached single family dwelling not to exceed two stories in height, private garage for not more than two cars, and one servant house containing not more than 3 rooms. Subdividing of any lot is prohibited. No noxious or offensive activity shall be permitted within the area platted. No temporary structure, trailer, tent, garage, or other outbuilding shall be used for residence, either temporarily or permanently. Emptying of sewage or garbage into the Gulf of Mexico or St. George Sound is prohibited. The Dog Island Company reserves option to repurchase property platted hereon in the event it is offered for resale, on the same terms as the resale offer to other.

Architectural Control: No structure shall be erected, altered, or placed on any lot until the construction plans, specifications, and plot plan have been approved by the Architectural Committee which is composed of one member representing the Dog Island Company and four then recorded property owners of unit two platted hereon, appointed by the Dog Island Company. If the Committee fails to act on an application within 30 days after presentation, approval will not be required. No dwelling of less than 750 square feet, exclusive of open porches and garage is permissible. No building shall be nearer than 15 feet to any property line. Minimum distances to right of way lines and beach areas are shown on plat.

(typist's note: setbacks vary with each lot, road setback being generally 40'..)

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Dated August 4, 1960 Plat Book 3, page 18
Dedication:
The Dog Island Company, Owner in fee simple of the area described and platted hereon dedicates to the public for proper use the portion platted as streets, but reserves to itself and all successors in interest of whatever nature: (1) The reversion of each such portion upon discontinuance of its proper use; (2) A 99 year exclusive easement along a 5 foot strip of land on each side of all lot lines for installing, maintaining, and operating all necessary utilities and services,

Land Use: No l0lot shall be used except for residential purposes; The operation of any business is prohibited. No building shall be erected, altered, or placed on any lot or lots other than one detached single family dwelling not to exceed two stories in height, private garage for not more than two cars, and one servant house containing not more than three rooms. Subdividing of any lot is prohibited. No noxious or offensive activity shall be permitted within the area platted. No temporary structure, trailer, tent, garage or other outbuilding shall be used for residence either temporarily or permanently. Emptying of sewage or garbage into the Gulf of Mexico or St. George Sound is prohibited. The Dog Island Company reserves the option to repurchase property platted hereon in the event it is offered for resale on the same terms as the resale offer to others.

Architectural Control: No structure shall be erected, altered, or placed on any lot until the construction plans, specifications, and plot plan have been approved by the architectural committee which is composed of one representative of the Dog Island Company and four then record property owners of Unit Three platted hereon, appointed by the Dog Island Company. In the event the committee fails to act on an application within 30 days after presentation, approval will not be required. No dwelling of less than 750 square feet, exclusive of open porches and garage is permissible, except that on lots having 125 feet beach frontage this minimum shall be 1000 square feet, exclusive of open porches and garage. No building shall be nearer that 15 feet to any property line. Minimum distances to rights of way and beach areas are shown on the plat.a Minimum square footage for houses on lots having 150 feet beach frontage will be 1200, exclusive of open porches and garage.

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UNIT   4
Dated October 31, 1961
Plat Book 3, Pages 23-24
Dedication:
The Dog Island Company owner in fee simple of the area described on Sheet 2 herewith, and platted on Sheets 1 and 2, dedicates to the public for use of the owners and occupants of the area platted, the portion platted as streets, but reserves to itself and all successors in interest of whatever nature:

1. The reversion of each such portion upon discontinuance of its proper use;

2. A 99 year exclusive easement on, over or under a 5-foot strip of and along each side and rear lot line for installing, maintaining, and operating all necessary utilities and services for its proper development;

3. All oil and mineral rights upon or under all land platted.

Land Use:

No lot shall be used except for residential purposes. The operation of any business is prohibited. No building shall be erected or placed on any lot or lots other than one detached single-family dwelling not to exceed two stories is height, a private garage and one servant house. Subdividing any lot is prohibited. No noxious or offensive activity shall be permitted. No temporary structure, trailer, tent, garage, or other outbuilding shall be used for residence, either temporarily of permanently. Emptying of sewage or garbage into the Gulf of Mexico or St. George Sound is prohibited. The Dog Island Company reserves option to repurchase property platted hereon in the event it is offered for resale on the same terms as the resale offer to others.

Architectural Control:

No structure shall be erected, altered, or placed on any lot until the construction plans, specifications, and plot plan have been approved by the architectural committee which is composed of one member representing the Dog Island Company, and four then record property owners of any area platted on Dog Island, appointed by the Dog Island Company. If the committee fails to act on an application within 30days after presentation, approval will not be required. No dwelling of less than 800 square feet, exclusive of open porches and garage is permissible. No structure shall be nearer than 15 feet to any property line. Minimum distances to right of way lines and Beach areas are shown on the plat.

NOTE:

1. All roads and streets as platted herein are included in this dedication, except as noted.
2. Front shall be interpreted as being water side on all waterfront lots.
3. Garbage disposal area is shown on Dog Island Subdivision, Unit No. 3, page 18, or the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida.

 

Building setback requirements:
a. 100" minimum back of water lot lines.
b. 75" minimum back of street lot lines.
(I do not have side lines for Unit 4 )

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Said parties of ;the first part does hereby covenant and agree that is will make all deeds and conveyances covering any of the lands in "CANNON BALL ACRES" subject to the following restrictive covenants which shall run with the land, and this Deed is subject to the following restrictions:

1. A five (5') foot easement on each side property line except the waterfront, for utilities services only.

2. No lot shall be used except for residential purposes; the operation of any business is prohibited.

3. No building shall be erected or placed on any lot or lots other than one single family dwelling not to exceed two stories of living space and one private garage.

4. No noxious or offensive activity will be permitted within the described area.

5. No temporary structure, trailer, tent, garage or other out-building shall be used as residence except temporarily while a permanent house is under construction.

6. Emptying of sewage or garbage into the gulf of Mexico or St. George sound is prohibited.

7. The Dog Island company reserves the right to repurchase described land in the event that owner has a bona fide bid to buy said property and under the same terms.

8. No building shall be erected closer than forty feet (40') to side property lines, twenty (20') from the rear (road) line and fifty (50') feet from the mean high water line.

9. No fences or other obstruction can be built across creeks, ponds or any open water, there can be no interference with the natural flow of the tide, and natural drainage areas cannot be blocked or obstructed.

10. No lot may be subdivided.

11. No docks allowed without approval of the nearest three property owners in this subdivision.

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 SUMMARY:

ALL ARE SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTTIAL LOTS, 1 HOUSE/LOT EXCEPT IN THOSE THAT ALLOW SERVANT QUARTERS.
ALL HAVE ARCHITECTURAL CONTROL ELEMENT.
ALL HAVE REPURCHASE RIGHTS CLAUSE.

SET BACKS

UNIT 1 UNRECORDED 15' SIDE, 20' REAR (ROAD SIDE)
UNIT 1 RECORDED 20' SIDE AND REAR (ROAD SIDE)
UNIT 2 RECORDED 15' TO ANY LOT LINE, ROAD AND WATERFRONT SETBACKS ON PLATS.  ROAD SETBACK GENERALLY 40'.
UNIT 3 RECORDED 15' TO ANY LOT LINE, 40' TO ROAD
UNIT 4 RECORDED 15' TO ANY PROPERTY LINE, 75'MOL TO ROAD
(BEACH & ROAD SETBACKS ON PLAT) 
UNIT 4 ADDITION 100' BACK OF WATER LINE
75' BACK FROM ROAD RIGHT OF WAY
SIDE LINES THOUGHT TO BE 15'
CANNON BALL 40' FROM SIDE LOT LINES
20' FROM REAR (ROAD Right Of Way)
50' FROM MEAN HIGH WATER LINE

MINIMUM SQUARE FOOTAGE REQUIREMENTS

1000 IN UNITS 1 UNRECORDED, UNITS 1 & 2, 4, & 4 ADDITION RECORDED, AND IN CANNONBALL SINCE THEY ARE ALL LESS THAN THE FRANKLIN COUNTY REQUIREMENT FOR 1000 SQ.FT. MINIMUM.

IN UNIT 3, ANY LOT HAVING 150' FRONTAGE MUST HAVE 1200 SQ.FT. HOUSE.

THE ONLY MENTION OF DOCKS IS FOUND IN CANNON BALL, REQUIREING THE 3 CLOSEST PROPERTY OWNERS TO APPROVE.

(these are not official C&Rs, but are the closest I can come to my copying of them. RHR)        Back to Top


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dated January 1957
plat book 2 page 20
Dedication:
The Dog Island Company, owner in fee simple of the area described and platted hereon dedicates to the public for proper use the portions platted as streets, but reserves to itself and all successors in interest of whatever nature: (1) the reversion of each such portion upon discontinuance of its proper use; (2) a 99 year exclusive easement along a 5 foot strip of land on each side of all lot line for installing, maintaining, and operating all necessary utilities and services.
Dated Aug. 30, 1951
O R book 19, Pp 222-225
1. The property herein described shall be known and described as a residential lot and no structure shall be erected , nor any residential building placed, on said lot other than a single detached single family dwelling, not to exceed 2 stories in height, a single one or two-car garage, a laundry or tool room attached to such garage, and not more than one servant house containing not more than three (3) rooms. No garage apartment shall be erected on any part of said premises unless same is erected for and used exclusively by domestic servants employed by the owner or occupant of residence on said property. No building erected on any part of said premises shall be used for any commercial purposes. Only one (1) servant house may be erected on said lot.

(copied from abstracts & plats… not guaranteed to be complete )
(these are modified by any Franklin County and State regulations now in effect; for example: Franklin county requires a minimum of 1,000 square feet)