41. Restrictive covenants.
a. "It is to be remembered that there are two basic devices
for urban planning and development; community zoning and restrictive covenants
among private individuals. The beneficial results of private land-use controls
are readily apparent throughout the country and are not merely confined to residential
subdivisions. Use of restrictions are encouraged by most planning agencies. Indeed,
restrictive covenants are held to be superior to zoning laws which rest on police
Meredith v. Washoe Co. Sch. Dist., 84 Nev. 15,
19, 435 P.2d 750 (1968). No. 9.
b. "A zoning ordinance cannot override privately-placed restrictions,
and a trial court cannot be compelled to invalidate restrictive covenants merely
because of a zoning change."
Western Land Co. v. Truskolaski,
88 Nev. 200, 206, 495 P.2d 624 (1972). No. 13.