Deed restrictions are restrictions that are recorded and put on a property that limits the use of the property.
Deed restrictions can also improve the value of the adjoining properties as well. For example, a neighbor who is restricted from opening a hog farm.
In Chatham County North Carolina, there is a subdivision where homeowners are not allowed to mow their own lawn. This is quite rare in Pittsboro and the surrounding areas.
Are easements deed restrictions?
Easements are not deed restrictions, but restrictions can be put on an easement. See this video for further detail: