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EXCERPTS FROM THE RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS:
A. Restrictive Covenants Requirements
1. 900 sq.ft. of heated living area
2. Parking for 2 American automobiles on each lot
3. House setbacks from property boundaries are: 25’ front, 10’ sides, 20’ back
4. Roof pitch minimum: 2 ½” to 12” pitch; however, BOD recommends 4” to 12”pitch minimum.
5. Prior to commencement of any construction, excavation, grading, or other work,
The following requirements must be submitted to and approved in writing by the ACC:
a. Two complete sets of architectural type plans to ¼” = 1’.0” scale are required and shall provide
the following information:
(1) Site Plan – show proposed new structures and distances to property lines.
(2) Foundation Plan – indicates size, location and depth below grade of all footings, piers and stem
(3) Floor Plan – show all floors and basements; all rooms, uses and dimensions and show all doors and
(4) Floor and Roof Framing Plans – show size, spacing and spans of joists, girders, rafters and
(5)Total Square Footage – list the heated, garage, carport, covered porch and patio square footage on
(6) Model Energy Code – a package explaining and detailing the Model Energy Code; worksheets are
available at the State Office Regulation & Licensing Dept.
(7) Septic Tank Plans – show size and location; the ACC will base its decision on compliance with
county, state and federal regulations.
b. PERMITS REQUIRED: Building Permit, Liquid Waste System Permit, Mechanical Permit, Electrical
Permits, Plumbing Permits
6. Exterior colors and material must blend and harmonize with the neighborhood.
7. No exterior material or paint may be used that will cause the sunlight to reflect there from.
8. No exposed concrete block shall exist on any lot.
9. Once construction has commenced, the owner has twelve (12) months to complete the construction, without written extension by ACC.
10. No alterations to approved plans without ACC approval.
11. The ACC will interpret the provisions and meaning of the Restrictive Covenants.
12. It is the responsibility of the lot owner to deliver the requirements outlined in A.5 above to the ACC. The ACC then has 30 days to approve or disapprove in writing the plans submitted after receipt of the plans. No verbal authorization allowed.
13. No mobile or modular homes allowed.
14. No old or second-hand building materials may be moved onto any lot. No second hand materials may be used in the building construction except upon written approval of ACC.
15. No brush, trash or other material shall be burned except in compliance with the appropriate fire regulations.
16. No windmills or wind chargers allowed.
17. No fencing without prior approval of the ACC.
18. Television and radio antenna not permitted to be seen from adjoining lots or street without prior written consent of ACC.
19. All garbage or trash containers, oil, gas tanks and other facilities must be underground or in walled-in areas.
20. No animal or fowl shall be raised, housed or kept on any lot except household pets of such a nature as not to interfere with the safety and confort of neighbors. No animal, fowl or household pet shall be maintained for commercial purposes.
21. No outdoor-type toilet shall be erected or maintained in CCW Unit 1, except by prior written approval of the ACC during the actual period of construction as may be required by law.
22. In the event the owner or purchaser of any lot shall fail to maintain the premises and the improvements in accordance with the Restrictive Covenants and approved plans submitted to the ACC, the BOD through its agents or employees shall have the right to enter upon such lot to effect compliance. The cost thereof shall be charged against the owner and notification of such shall be by regular mail.
23. Only One (1) single private family dwelling per lot. By law, 3/4 acre is required to install a septic tank disposal system.
Two (2) or more smaller lots must be combined to meet this requirement. When two or more lots are purchased to meet this requirement, these lots are collectively referred to as 'per lot'.
24. Easements are reserved of ten feet (10’) above and below the surface along the rear and each side line of
25. No signs allowed except signs no larger than 72 sq. in., setting forth the occupant or owner's name.
26. The annual water, road, operating and maintenance fees are presently $478.41, due by January 31st. The lot owner will pay the cost of the water tap hookup directly to the contractor.
27. The foregoing Restrictive Covenant briefs are provided for the convenience of propertyowners. The Restrictive Covenants take precedence and any ambiguities are resolved by the ACC. The approval of submitted plans by the ACC does not relieve the owner of the responsibility to obtain the appropriate state, county or local permits and inspections as required by law. The CCW #1 POA, BOD and ACC are held harmless for all laws and ordinances with which the owner does not comply.
B. Electrical Service
1. Provider: Otero County Electrical Co-op., Inc., W. Burro Ave, Cloudcroft, NM 88317; Phone: 575 682-2521.
a) Contact Otero Electrical Coop, Consumer Svc.
b) The owner or contractor must obtain a licensed electrician to set a pole, meter and loop. The electrician can obtain a permit.
C. Liquid Waste (minimum size lot to install septic system is 3/4 acre.
1. Obtain a permit to modify or install an individual liquid waste system from your local Environment Dept. Office
2. Environment Dept.; Murray Morgan State Office Bldg. #106, 411 Tenth St., Alamogordo, NM 88310 (575) 437-7511.
1. A plumbing permit is required
2. Contact CCW #1 water representative for hookup.
3. Complete and sign the Application for Water Supply and Improvement Fund Agreement. Obtain a copy from the
Secretary of CCW #1 POA (915) 497-1223, Cheryl Crenshaw
E. Telephone: Penasco Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc. 2682 US Hwy. 82, Mayhill, NM Phone: 575 687-2600.
F. Mail Boxes: Post office box assignment is obtained from the Cloudcroft Post Office.
G. Garbage: CCW *1 has 3 bear proof dumpsters for garbage disposal and pickup.
H. Propane Equipment and Supplies: There are several companies that service the CCW #1 area: Ikard & Newsom 575 434-4998, Scotty LPG, Inc. 575 682-2321, United Fuel & Energy 800 338-3426.
I. Permits and Inspections
1. The contractors normally handle obtaining permits and inspections.
2. The application must be signed by the licensed contractor or the property owner requesting an owner builder permit.
3. The fee, which covers plan review, the permit, notice and required inspections, is based on the valuation amount.
4. Required inspections (a 48 hour notice is required prior to each inspection). The Building Inspectors name and phone number will appear on the permit notice).
a) Foundation – after trenches are excavated and reinforcing steel is in place.
b) Frame – after roof, all framing, fire blocking and bracing, all pipes, chimney and vents are installed.
c) Final – after building is completed and has final electrical and plumbing inspections. A certificate of
Occupancy will be issued to the applicant by the Building Inspector only after all final inspections are made.
A Certificate of Occupancy will not be issued after the residence is occupied.
d) Plumbing and electrical inspections are coordinated by the licensed plumber and electricial performing the work under their own permits.