ALTA Endorsement 3.1-06 (Zoning-Completed Structure)

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ALTA Endorsement 3.1-06 (Zoning-Completed Structure)

Form Document
12/21/2009
V 5

 ENDORSEMENT

Attached to Policy No.

Issued by

STEWART TITLE GUARANTY COMPANY

 

1.   The Company insures against loss or damage sustained by the Insured in the event that, at Date of Policy,

a.   according to applicable zoning ordinances and amendments, the Land is not classified Zone _____________________;

b.   the following use or uses are not allowed under that classification:

c.   There shall be no liability under paragraph 1.b. if the use or uses are not allowed as the result of any lack of compliance with any conditions, restrictions, or requirements contained in the zoning ordinances and amendments, including but not limited to the failure to secure necessary consents or authorizations as a prerequisite to the use or uses.  This paragraph 1.c. does not modify or limit the coverage provided in Covered Risk 5.

2.  The Company further insures against loss or damage sustained by the Insured by reason of a final decree of a court of competent jurisdiction

a.   prohibiting the use of the Land, with any existing structure, as insured in paragraph 1.b.; or

b.   requiring the removal or alteration of the structure on the basis that, at Date of Policy, the zoning ordinances and amendments have been violated with respect to any of the following matters:

i.    Area, width, or depth of the Land as a building site for the structure

ii.    Floor space area of the structure

iii.   Setback of the structure from the property lines of the Land

iv.   Height of the structure, or

v.   Number of parking spaces.

3.   There shall be no liability under this endorsement based on

a.   the invalidity of the zoning ordinances and amendments until after a final decree of a court of competent jurisdiction adjudicating the invalidity, the effect of which is to prohibit the use or uses;

b.   the refusal of any person to purchase, lease or lend money on the Title covered by this policy.

[Witness clause optional]

STEWART TITLE GUARANTY COMPANY

For issuing guidelines on this form, see Guidelines.