Community inherited all the deed restrictions
and bylaws from the previous Board of Directors (the
developers). In addition, the association’s legal
representation is obligated to uphold them.
Restrictions are “Valid”. On the Back of
the Deed for every property in our development, there
is the documentation, which indicates that the Deed
Restrictions of the Association are Enforceable against
that Deed. Our purchase contracts included a recognition
that we were agreeing to be bound by those rules, which
we all signed. If someone feels that a developer
failed to disclose the fact of these deed restrictions,
then this is an issue between the homeowner and the
is a “process” for getting a deed restriction changed.
It requires that 2/3 of the community agrees that a
desired change is acceptable. The Board does not
have the authority to make changes without that vote.
everyone’s benefit, the violations that generate the most
homeowner complaints are as follows (though not in this
Sheds. All sheds are currently required
to be sided and shingled with the same color and type of
material used on the house. This also includes doghouses.
Sheds cannot be larger than 144
square feet. [See Article IX, Section 2(h)].
All fences must be no higher than 48 or 60 inches high depending
on the block you reside on. [See Article IX, Section
Boats must be parked in a closed garage or in a back yard
provided they are covered with a brown, gray or green tarp
and are on a trailer. [See Article IX, Section 2(d)].
Campers & RVs. Trailers, Campers &
RVs may not be kept anywhere, except within a closed garage.
[See Article IX, Section 2(d)].
ATVs. No three or four Wheeled ATVs, dirt
bikes, or unlicensed motorcycles will be operated in the
development. [See Article IX, Section 2(d)].
This is also a town ordinance.
Junk, Dilapidated and Inoperable Vehicles.
These vehicles may not be kept anywhere, except within a
closed garage. In particular they may not be kept
in a yard, on a driveway or on an adjacent public street.
[Article IX, Section 2(d)]. This is also a town ordinance.
The Board wishes
to provide a fair and reasonable opportunity for all homeowners
to address any bylaw or deed violation. The Board
also recognizes its obligation to those homeowners that
do want the deed restrictions enforced.
It is important
to become familiar with all the deed restrictions, and to
move towards compliance, so as to avoid any legal issues
in the future.
of the Bylaws and Deed Restrictions Documents can be
obtained from the Board for a $10 fee to cover our administrative
email or write to us should you require a copy.