Blairsville, GA asked in Real Estate Law and Land Use & Zoning for Georgia

Q: Do subdivision covenants and restrictions expire in a county with no zoning laws.

We are in Union county, outside the city limits of Blairsville. The subdivision covenants and restrictions were created 12/27/1990. There are 9 lots in the subdivision. 4 of which have homes on them. 3 lots just sold and are getting ready to be built on. One of the new owners claim the covenants and restrictions have expired and are going to be ignored.

1 Lawyer Answer
Michael D. Birchmore
Michael D. Birchmore
  • Lawrenceville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Your questions will be answered by through review(s) of the property's title chain(s). I suggest you call Cary Cox or the Davenport Firm or David Barrett to meet with as they are all familiar with these issues.

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