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I understand your concerns. Covenants and restrictions typically do not expire unless otherwise stated. So unless there was a designated termination date, they are still in affect.
How do you enforce, these rules? If there is an HOA they are in charge of enforcing the covenants and restrictions. In the absence of an HOA then unfortunately this means a homeowner has to bring a lawsuit against a homeowner that is violating the covenants and restrictions. Covenants and restrictions are in place to help maintain the value of the neighborhood and to provide limitations on the uses. To the extent a homeowner is violating any of the covenants and restrictions they are subject to a lawsuit by any of the other property owners. A lawsuit of this type could include actually damages and/or injunction (an order forcing the stoppage of the violating activity).
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