Article 4.01 Use Restriction

All lots shall be used exclusively for residential purposes and
no buildings
shall be erected, altered, placed or permitted to remain on any Lot
other than one detached single family dwelling.

Article 4.04 Use Restriction

No structure of a temporary character, trailer, mobile home, tent,
shack, garage or other outbuilding shall be used on any Lot at any time
as a residence
.  No part of a residence shall be occupied or used prior to
completion of the entire

Article 4.05 Use Restriction

No noxious or offensive activity shall be carried on upon any Lot, nor shall
anything be done thereon which may be or may become an annoyance or
nuisance to the neighborhood.
 Burning of yard waste shall only be
pursuant to the rules of McHenry County.

Article 4.08 Use Restriction   

No signs of any character shall be allowed on any Lot except one sign
of not more than five square feet advertising the property for sale or

Article 4.09 Use Restriction

No truck, bus, trailer or camper shall be left parked in the street in front of any
Lot except for construction and repair equipment while a residence or
residences are being built or repaired in the immediate vicinity.  
No truck, bus,
trailer, boat, camper or similar articles shall be parked or stored, either
temporarily or permanently, on any Lot unless it is under a permanent

Article 4.11 Use Restriction

No above ground swimming pool shall be erected on any Lot, however,
inground pools are permitted.
 Determination of classification of above
ground or inground pools shall be left to the sole discretion of the Architectural

Article 4.15 Use Restriction

Each Lot shall be properly landscaped within nine (9) months of completion of
the residence and such landscaping must be maintained by the Purchaser or
current lot owner.
 In the event the Purchaser or current lot owner, fails
to maintain the landscaping and grounds and lets the grass grow over
8”, then the Steeple Run Homeowners’ Association (its designated
agents or appointees), may, at its election assume the performance of
such maintenance and pursuant to same are hereby granted
easements for such purpose, especially in the case of unoccupied
dwellings.  In the event any of the above shall assume the
performance maintenance of the landscaping and grounds which is the
obligation of the Owner, said Owner may be assessed for the
expenses incurred for such maintenance

Article 6.02 Architectural Control

Notwithstanding that it may comply with the Covenants, Conditions and
Restrictions herein,
no building, fence, wall or other structure shall be
constructed or erected nor any exterior addition, change or alteration
costing in excess of $5,000 shall be made nor shall any terraces, walks,
driveway, septic system or yard lights be installed on any Lot until and
unless all plans and specifications for same showing the nature,
shape, size, architectural design, materials, color, location and
proposed landscaping thereof shall be submitted and approved in
writing by the Architectural Committee.
changes to a single item in excess of $5000.00 must be approved by the
Architectural Committee.  Additionally, any increase in the square footage of a
structure requires notice be given to all homeowners.

Article 6.04 General Architectural Minimum Standards

e)  Yard Light.  
A minimum of one (1) Yard Light shall be installed on
each Lot in a location such as to be near the approximate intersection
of the private driveway of the Lot with the public road right-of-way
The Yard Light shall be installed within one (1) year from the date of the initial
Updated 09/23/2020
All SRHA homeowners have paid the 2020-2021Annual Dues ($85).

The fiscal year runs June 1 through May 31.
The streets in Steeple Run are not private roads, but
under the jurisdiction of Algonquin township and
McHenry County.  Golf carts, mini-bikes, go-karts,
etc. are NOT road-worthy and may not be legally
driven on our streets but must be limited to your
private driveway and property.
Below are some passages from our Covenants pertaining to
the more commonly asked questions. The entire document
may be read on the Covenants page or downloaded from the
Downloads page.  

Please contact a Board member,, or
attend a board meeting if you have any questions or concerns.  
Granted Restriction Waivers approved may be viewed on the
Covenants Page, after the Covenants.