Deed restrictions can be used to control, or restrict, development of portions of privately owned properties in order to protect open space of wetlands. Deed restrictions may also restrict further sub-division of properties.
Clauses in a deed limited the future uses of the property. Deed restrictions may impost a vast variety of limitation and conditions, for example, they may limit the density of buildings, dictate the types of structures that can be erected, or prevent buildings from being used for specific purposes or ever from being used at all.
Those encumbrances that limit the use of land in some way as stipulated in the deed or other recorded instrument, such as a restriction against the construction and operation of a gasoline station on the property for 20 years.
Restrictive covenants placed within a deed that guide the future use of a property. Usually placed on a portion of a property that is sold to protect the integrity of the parcel that is retained, these are less permanent than conservation restrictions as they may be released upon agreement of future owners of the parcels. The IRS does not allow deduction of their value as a charitable donation.
Provisions in a deed limiting the future uses of the property. Deed restrictions may take many forms: they may limit the density of buildings, dictate the types of structures that can be erected and prevent buildings from being used for specific purposes or used at all. Deed restrictions may impose a myriad of limitations and conditions affecting the property rights appraised.
Clauses in a deed limiting the future uses of the property. Deed restrictions can take many forms: They may limit the density of buildings, dictate the types of structures that can be erected, prevent buildings from being used for specific purposes or used at all, and limit the resale price, etc.
The term, as used relating to real property, means the owner of real property is restricted or prohibited for certain purposes. For example, the requirement in a deed that a lot may be used for the construction of not more than a one-party dwelling, costing not less than one-hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00), is a deed restriction; also a legislative ordinance affecting all properties in a given area, such as requiring that improvements on property shall not be constructed any closer than twenty-five feet from the street curb, is a restriction by operation of law.
A deed carries with it the right to use property in any legal manner. Deed restrictions are used by the seller to provide restrictions over and above those imposed by law. Deed restrictions are often imposed by developers to protect the value of the yet undeveloped property and to provide protections for other property owners in the development..
Restrictive covenants often included in a deed which may limit future uses of the land, and other restrictions such as height, size, and aesthetics, as long as they are not against the public interest.
Common name used in the Houston area to denote as covenants, conditions & restrictions (CC&R's). Deed restrictions cover allowable land uses and home types and sizes within a neighborhood. They are especially important within Houston, and unincorporated parts of Harris County, since zoning does not exist in these areas.