Tall Tree Property Owners Association
60 Cypress Creek Drive • Mount Vernon, TX 75457 •  (903) 860-2694



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1.01   “Owner” shall mean and refer to the person, persons or entity holding title to any lot or portion of a lot which there is or/may be built a detached single family dwelling.  “Owner” includes a contract lessor but excludes those having an interest merely as security for the performance of an obligation.  Any tenant renting a dwelling or otherwise renting any property within the development shall be subject to all of the use restrictions and conditions imposed herein.  Any lessor shall be responsible for all actions of these tenants and those actions may pertain to the Covenants.



1.02   “Association” or “TTPOA” shall mean and refer to Tall Tree Property Owners Association, a non-profit incorporated organization which is comprised of the Owners of the Development, with each owner of a lot in the Development having one vote.  Multiple owners of one lot shall have only one vote among themselves.  An Owner of multiple lots within the Development shall have only one vote for such lots.  Membership in this organization shall be compulsory and shall be a condition under any deed and/or assignment of any lot within the Development.  Membership in the Association shall pass with the title to a lot.  The Association shall be governed by the Articles of Incorporation adopted December 14, 1982 and by the Bylaws of the Association pursuant thereto and the amendments thereto.  All sections of the Development shall function through one Association.


The Articles and Bylaws of the Association may be amended or changed only by action of the membership. The directors shall be selected and serve according to the provisions of the Bylaws.  All administrative control over the Development shall be through the Board of Directors and the committees and employees of the Association selected by the Board.  The Restated Covenants, adopted October 23, 2004 by the membership shall henceforth bind all Owners of lots within the development to the extent allowed by law.  The Covenants are intended to bind any subsequent purchaser’s of lots within the Development and the present Owners of lots within Development to the extent allowed by law.



1.03   “The Board” shall mean and refer to The Board of Directors of Tall Tree Property Owners Association.



1.04   “The Development” shall mean and refer to that certain real property described previously herein as all of the lots within the Tall Tree Development shown in the referenced plats.



1.05   “Lot” shall mean and refer to that portion of any of the plots of land shown upon the plat of the Development as now recorded in the Map and Plat Records of Franklin County, Texas.



1.06   “The Covenants” shall mean and refer to this Restated Declaration of Covenants, Conditions, Reservations and Restrictions pertaining to Tall Tree Development.



1.07   Enforcement of the Covenants shall be by proceeding at law or in equity against any person or persons violating or attempting to violate any of the Covenants either to restrain violation or to recover damages, and against the land to enforce any lien created by these articles; and failure or delay by the Association, its successors or assigns, or any owner, to enforce any of the Covenants shall in no event be deemed a waiver of their right to do so thereafter.



1.08   No right of action shall accrue, nor shall any action be brought or maintained by anyone whatsoever, against the Association for, or on account of, its failure to bring any action on account of any breach of the Covenants, or for imposing restrictions herein which may be unenforceable by the Association.



1.09   Notwithstanding the foregoing it shall be the responsibility of the Board to address in a timely manner any violations of the Covenants which may be brought to its attention in writing, and to make every reasonable attempt to resolve any issue which prevents the quiet enjoyment of the property in the Development.