IMPORANT NOTICE REGARDING SHORT-TERM RENTALS
Please note that the New York State Supreme Court has issued a Decision and Order regarding the legality of Short-term rentals here at Peck’s Lake. The court has ruled that Short-term rentals ARE PROHIBITED by the restrictive covenants that are included as part of the deeds here at the lake. If you plan to offer your property as a short-term rental, be advised the such use is NOT PERMITTED. You can find out more about the court order by clicking this link.
The following Deed Restrictions and Restricted Uses, which shall always be construed to be covenants running with the land (each lot), have been organized by category for the purposes of this web page. This restatement of deed restrictions is for your convenience, and does not constitute a legal document. These are NOT covenants or restrictions of the PLPA, but are part of your Deed. Refer to your individual deed and earlier deeds included by reference, for legally binding language.
STRUCTURES and PREMISES
- Only three buildings shall be erected thereon, to consist of a single, one-family cottage or dwelling, a garage, and one other building, which may be either a bath house or a tool house or a storage building, all of which shall be erected in compliance with the rules and regulations, orders and requirements of the Department of Health of the State of New York, and all plans therefore and the location and placement thereof on said Lot, shall be approved by the parties of the first part, their heirs, grantees and assigns; said dwelling shall contain not less than 700 square feet of ground floor area exclusive of porches and entrance ways; and all buildings and additions thereto, shall be completed within one year from commencement of construction thereof; and all such buildings or additions thereto, shall fully comply with all rules, regulations, requirements and specifications of the Federal Housing Administration relating to the construction of buildings.
- No temporary structures, no trailers, no mobile homes, no tents shall be placed in or upon said premises without written consent of the parties of the first part, their heirs, grantees and assigns. No more than a one or two car garage, not to exceed one story in height, shall be erected thereon.
- Any bath house, tool house or storage building erected thereon shall not exceed 64 square feet of floor area, or be less than 36 square feet of floor area.
- No outside toilet shall be erected or placed or used upon the above described premises.
- The above described premises and all buildings erected thereon shall be used for residential purposes only, and no business, industrial, institutional or commercial enterprise of any kind, name or nature shall be conducted thereon, or therefrom.
- No buildings or other structures shall be erected nearer the high watermark of Peck Lake, than may be permitted or allowed by the rules, regulations, orders or directives of the Adirondack Park Agency, nor nearer than 30 feet of the highway right of way line, and no hedges, or fences shall be erected upon the above described premises without prior written consent of the parties of the first part, their heirs, grantees and assigns.
- Said lot shall never be subdivided.
- All buildings, wells and septic tanks shall be erected upon, and placed on said premises at such locations as may be designated by, and shall be in accordance with the rules, regulations, orders and directives of the Department of Health of the State of New York.
- No part of the premises hereby conveyed will be used or dedicated for any public purpose, nor in such a manner as to permit access to the waters of Peck Lake by the public generally.
- No garbage, sewage, debris, waste, rubbish or discarded material shall be dumped into the waters of Peck Lake, nor allowed to remain in or upon the above described premises.
- Prior to the commencement of any construction of a building on or improvement to the described lands, and/or any lake front improvement, no trees, brush, bushes, plant life or vegetation shall be removed from the property without the consent of the parties of the first part, their heirs, grantees and assigns.
- No more than one boat landing and one dock shall be constructed and maintained in the waters of Peck Lake.
- No dock shall exceed 35 feet in length; no boat landing shall exceed 10 feet in width or 10 feet in length. No boat landing or dock shall be built nearer than 15 feet from the sideline of the property without the express written permission of the parties of the first part, their heirs, grantees and assigns. Any such dock or boat landing shall be so constructed that the same can be readily removed.
- No mechanically or motor propelled vehicle, shall be used, driven or operated upon, over or through the roads, rights of way or streets owned by the parties of the first part unless they are effectively muffled.
- All motor vehicles used, driven or operated upon, over or through the roads, rights of way or streets owned by the parties of the first part must be properly registered and licensed and inspected according to the laws of the State of New York.
- All persons using, driving or operating any motor vehicle upon or through the roads, rights of way or streets owned by the parties of the first part must be at least 16 years of age and have a driver’s license.
- No ATV or similar vehicle (mechanically or motor propelled or otherwise) shall be used, driven or operated, at any time, over or on the roads, rights of way, streets or adjacent lands of the parties of the first part.
- No vicious dog, or any dog which chases wild game, or any dog which causes annoyance to any person or person in, about, near, upon or adjacent to the above described premises, or said Peck Lake, by barking, howling or otherwise, shall be kept or harbored upon, the above described premises.
- There shall be no use, or discharge of firearms, air rifles or the like, on or about the above described premises or the waters of Peck Lake.
- There shall be no ice fishing in, or on, Peck Lake.
- No airplane, hydroplane or aircraft, of any kind, name or nature, shall be landed upon, or used upon the waters of Peck Lake.
ADIRONDACK PARK AGENCY
Subject to all rules, regulations, orders and directives of the Adirondack Park Agency. A Citizen’s Guide to Adirondack Park Agency Land Use Regulations is available by contacting the Adirondack Park Agency; PO Box 99; Ray Brook, New York 12977 or call (518) 891-4050.