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Kensington Courts Community Association, Inc.
Violations Fine Table (Pursuant to KCCA Rule #1-1)
As Formally Approved & Enacted by the KCCA Board of Directors, October 2, 2011. (Note: This Table is Subject to Periodic Revision).
    CLASS #1 VIOLATIONS- Safety, Property or Legal Threats  PENALTIES          
Penalty Rule Violation Type Covenant Reference Relevant 1ST 2ND 3RD Subsequent Notes:
Ref. # # POLICY # OFFENSE OFFENSE OFFENSE OFFENSE
1.1 2-2 Failure to Responsibly Prevent a Pet from Causing Minor Damage to Property or Causing Others to Reasonbly Fear for their Safety. Article IX, Section 2.b (pg. 15)
Elkton Code, Section 6.04.020
Policy #2 Courtesy Reminder $100 $200 $300 Lifetime Occurrence Count, Remove Pet frm Dev on 3rd Ct.
1.2 5-6 ATV's & Off Road Vehicles Operated Anywhere within Development. Article IX, Section 2.d (pg. 16)
Maryland Code, Section 22-101
Maryland Code, Section 6-404
Policy #5
Policy #6
Courtesy Reminder $100 $200 $300 Lifetime Occurrence Count.  4th Count: Forfeiture of Priviledge to Keep Off-Road vehicles within the development.
1.3 5-7 Reckless Operation of any Vehicle within the Development Article IX, Section 2.a (pg. 15)
Article IX, Section 5 (pg 21)
Policy #5 $100 $200 $300 $500 Lifetime Occurrence Count.  4th Count: Legal Prosecution.
1.4 6-1 Intentional or Negligent Distruction of Community or Public Property, Including the Unauthorized Removal of Trees on Common Property or Other Land Not Owned by Member. Article IX, Section 2.a (pg. 15)
Article IX, Section 5 (pg 21)
Maryland Code, Section 6-301
Policy #6 $100 $200 $300 $500 Lifetime Occurrence Count.  4th Count: Legal Prosecution.
1.5 6-2 Dangerous or Prohibited Activities on Common Area. Article IV, Sections 3 & 5 (pg 6)
Article IX, Section 5 (pg 21)
Policy #6 $100 $200 $300 $500 Lifetime Occurrence Count.  4th Count: Legal Prosecution.
1.6 6-3 Dumping of Any Unauthorized Materials anywhere within the Community, which equates to more than Simple Littering, or Improper Storage. Article IV, Sections 3 & 5 (pg 6)
Article IX, Section 5 (pg 21)
Policy #6 $200 $300 $500 $1,000 Lifetime Occurrence Count.  4th Count: Legal Prosecution.
1.7 8-1 Open Fires, Trash, Brush or Leaf Burning Article IX, Section 2.c (pg. 16) Policy #8 Courtesy Reminder $100 $200 $300 Lifetime Occurrence Count.  4th Count: Legal Prosecution.
1.8 8-2 Discharging of Firearms within Community Article IX, Section 2.a (pg. 15)
Article IX, Section 5 (pg 21)
Policy #8 $100 $200 $300 $500 Lifetime Occurrence Count.  4th Count: Legal Prosecution.
1.9 8-3 Overt Interference with Association Execution of Official Activities Article IX, Section 2 (pg 14-26) Policy #8 $100 $200 $300 $500 Lifetime Occurrence Count.  4th Count: Legal Prosecution.
1.10 8-4 Easement Interference Article IX, Section 2.l (pg. 18) Policy #8 Courtesy Reminder $100 $200 $300 Lifetime Occurrence Count.  4th Count: Legal Prosecution.
1.11 8-5 Noxious or Offensive Trade or Activity Article IX, Section 2.a (pg. 15) Policy #8 Courtesy Reminder $100 $200 $300 Lifetime Occurrence Count.  4th Count: Legal Prosecution.
1.12 8-6 Human habitation In Garages Article IX, Section 2.x (pg. 19) Policy #8 Courtesy Reminder $50 $100 $200 Lifetime Occurrence Count.  3rd Count: Legal Prosecution.
1.13 8-30 Defiance of Cease & Desist Order Article IX, Section 2 (pg 14-26) Policy #8 $400 $500 $600 $750 Also Potential for Legal Prosecution as Appropriate.
    CLASS #2 VIOLATIONS-  Serious Community Concerns PENALTIES    
Penalty Rule   Covenant Relevant 1ST 2ND 3RD Subsequent Notes:
Ref. # # Violation Type Reference POLICY # OFFENSE OFFENSE OFFENSE OFFENSE
2.1 2-5 Failure to Remove Nuisance Animal By Notice Deadline (30 day Notice). Article IX, Section 2.b (pg. 15)  Policy #2 $10 per day $15 per day $20 per day $20 per day Lifetime Occurrence Ct.  Legal Enforcement for Non-Compliance.
2.2 2-3 Dogs Running Loose, or Unlawfully Maintained. Article IX, Section 2.b (pg. 15)
Elkton Code, Section 6.04.010
Policy #2 Courtesy Reminder $50 $100 $200 Annual Occurrence. Remove Pet frm Dev on 5th Ct in Same Yr.
2.3 2-4 Failure to Pick up Animal Waste. Article IX, Section 2.b (pg. 15)
Elkton Code, Section 6.04.030
Policy #2 Courtesy Reminder $25 $50 $100 Lifetime Occurrence Count.  Prosecution for Repeat Offenders.
2.4 3-1 Improper Leasing Subleasing of Property Article IX, Section 3.a (pg. 20) Policy #3 Courtesy Reminder $100 $200 $300 Lifetime Occurrence Ct.  Legal Enforcement for Non-Compliance.
2.5 3-1 Failure to Comply with Leasing Covenants (Incl Copy of Lease). Article IX, Section 3.a (pg. 20) Policy #3 Courtesy Reminder $100 $200 $300 Lifetime Occurrence Ct.  Legal Enforcement for Non-Compliance.
2.6 5-1 Failure to Remove or Correct Derilict or Unlicensed Vehicles by Notice Deadline (2 Week Notice) Article IX, Section 2.d (pg. 16) Policy #5 $10 per day $15 per day $20 per day $20 per day Lifetime Occurrence Ct.  Legal Enforcement for Non-Compliance.
2.7 5-1 Unreasonable Vehicle Maintenance or Repair Activity. Article IX, Section 2.d (pg. 16) Policy #5 Courtesy Reminder $50 $100 $200 Lifetime Occurrence Count for Same Issue.
2.8 5-2 Parking of Oversized Vehicles within Development. Article IX, Section 2.d (pg. 16) Policy #5 Courtesy Reminder $50 $100 $200 Lifetime Occurrence Ct.  Legal Enforcement for Non-Compliance.
2.9 5-3 Improper Storage of Prohibited Campers, Trailers, RVs, etc.   Article IX, Section 2.d (pg. 16) Policy #5 Courtesy Reminder $50 $100 $200 Lifetime Occurrence Count.  Prosecution for Repeat Offenders.
2.10 5-3 Failure to Remove Prohibited Campers, Trailers, RVs, etc. by Notice Deadline (30 Day Notice). Article IX, Section 2.d (pg. 16) Policy #5 $10 per day $15 per day $20 per day $20 per day Lifetime Occurrence Ct.  Legal Enforcement for Non-Compliance.
2.11 5-4 Failure to Remove Unauthorized Major Equipment or Machinery by Notice Deadline (2 Week Notice). Article IX, Section 2.p (pg. 18) Policy #5 $10 per day $15 per day $20 per day $20 per day Lifetime Occurrence Ct.  Legal Enforcement for Non-Compliance.
2.12 5-5 Boats Improperly Parked or Stored Article IX, Section 2.d (pg. 16)  Policy #5 $25 $50 $100 $100 Annual Occurrence. 1 Lifetime Courtesy Notice.
    CLASS #2 VIOLATIONS-  Serious Community Concerns PENALTIES    
Penalty Rule   Covenant Relevant 1ST 2ND 3RD Subsequent Notes:
Ref. # # Violation Type Reference POLICY # OFFENSE OFFENSE OFFENSE OFFENSE
2.13 5-5 Failure to Correct Improper Boat Storage Condition by Notice Deadline (2 week Notice). Article IX, Section 2.d (pg. 16) Policy #5 $10 per day $15 per day $20 per day $20 per day Lifetime Occurrence Ct.  Legal Enforcement for Non-Compliance.
2.14 6-4 Proprietary Use of common Area Article IV, Section 2 (pg. 5) &
Article IX, Section 2.r (pg. 18)
Policy #6 Courtesy Reminder $50 $100 $200 Lifetime Occurrence Count for Same Issue.
2.15 6-5 Unauthorized Improvements to Community Common Property. Article IV, Section 2 (pg. 5) &
Article IX, Section 2.r (pg. 18)
Policy #6 Courtesy Reminder $50 $100 $200 Lifetime Occurrence Count for Same Issue.  Prosecution as Req.
2.16 6-6 Unauthorized Placement (by whatever means) by any of Member's Household or Guests Moderate Amounts of Litter, Debris, or other Unauthorized Refuse (Including Sticks, Branches, Grass, or other Vegetable Matter), Deposited on Community or Public Propery. Article IV, Sections 3 & 5 (pg 6)
Article IX, Section 5 (pg 21)
Policy #6 Courtesy Reminder $50 $100 $200 Lifetime Occurrence Count for Same Issue.  Prosecution as Req.
2.17 6-6 Failure to Remove (by Notice Deadline) Moderate Amounts of Litter, Debris, or other Unauthorized Refuse (Including Sticks, Branches, Grass, or other Vegetable Matter), Deposited on Community or Public Propery. (2 Week Notice). Article IV, Sections 3 & 5 (pg 6)
Article IX, Section 5 (pg 21)
Policy #6 $10 per day $15 per day $20 per day $20 per day Lifetime Occurrence Ct.  Legal Enforcement for Non-Compliance.
2.18 7-1 Failure to Apply for (&receive) Day Care Center Approval by Notice Deadline. (30 Day Notice). Article IX, Section 1 (pg 13) Policy #7 $10 per day $15 per day $20 per day $20 per day Lifetime Occurrence Ct.  Legal Enforcement for Non-Compliance.
2.19 8-7 Repair & Maintenance (Good Property Management) Article VII (pg. 11) Policy #8 Courtesy Reminder $50 $100 $200 Lifetime Occurrence Count for Same Issue.
2.20 8-8 Excessive Noise or Disturbance Article IX, Section 2.b (pg. 15)  Policy #8 Courtesy Reminder $50 $100 $200 Lifetime Occurrence Count for Same Issue.
2.21 8-9 Unauthorized Alterations Ditches (Swales), which Conduct Stormwater Runnoff. Article VIII, Section 1 (pg. 11) &
Article IX, Section 2.l (pg. 18)
Policy #8 Courtesy Reminder * * * Fines Not Set at This Time.
2.22 8-10 Impemissible Business Activity. Article IX, Section 1 (pg. 14) Policy #8 Courtesy Reminder $50 $100 $200 Lifetime Occurrence Count for Same Issue.
2.23 8-11 Failure to Remove Unfenced / Unapproved Swimming Pools over 30" deep by Notice Deadline (30 Day Notice). Article VIII, Section 5.f (pg. 14)  Policy #8 $10 per day $15 per day $20 per day $20 per day Lifetime Occurrence Ct.  Legal Enforcement for Non-Compliance.
    CLASS #3 VIOLATIONS-  Architectural Violations PENALTIES    
Penalty Rule   Covenant Relevant 1ST 2ND 3RD Subsequent Notes:
Ref. # # Violation Type Reference POLICY # OFFENSE OFFENSE OFFENSE OFFENSE
3.1 2-1 Failure to Remove Excess Quantity of Pets, or Impermissible Pets by Notice Deadline. (30 Day Notice). Article IX, Section 2.b (pg. 15) Policy #2 $10 per day $15 per day $20 per day $20 per day Lifetime Occurrence Ct.  Legal Enforcement for Non-Compliance.
3.2 4-1 Failure to Secure an Architectural Approval Prior to Initiating Change or Failure of Architectural Change to Conform to Terms of Approval. Article VIII, Section 1 (pg. 11) Policy #4 Correction Notice $25 $50 $100 Lifetime Occurrence Count.  Court Enforced Corrections.
3.3 4-2 Failure to Remove Improperly Constructed or Located Fences & Gates by Notice Deadline. (30 Day Notice). Article IX, Section 2.g & 2.s (pg.17&19) Policy #4 $10 per day $15 per day $20 per day $20 per day Lifetime Occurrence Ct.  Legal Enforcement for Non-Compliance.
3.4 8-12 Failure to Remove Unauthorized Architectural Addition or Alteration by Notice Deadline.(30 Day Notice). Article VIII, Section 1 (pg. 11) Policy #8 $10 per day $15 per day $20 per day $20 per day Lifetime Occurrence Ct.  Legal Enforcement for Non-Compliance.
3.5 8-13 Failure to Remove Prohibited Signs by Notice Deadline. (2 Week Notice). Article IX, Section 2.l (pg. 17) Policy #8 $10 per day $15 per day $20 per day $20 per day Lifetime Occurrence Ct.  Legal Enforcement for Non-Compliance.
3.6 8-14 Failure to Remove Improper TV & Radio Antennas by Notice Deadline. (2 Week Notice). Article IX, Section 2.m (pg. 16) Policy #8 $10 per day $15 per day $20 per day $20 per day Lifetime Occurrence Ct.  Legal Enforcement for Non-Compliance.
3.7 8-15 Failure to Remove Unapproved Landscaping / Vegegation Additions or Revisions by Notice Deadline. (30 Day Notice). Article VIII, Section 1 (pg. 11)
Article IX, Section 2.g, 2.l, & 2.n (pg 17-18)
Policy #8 $10 per day $15 per day $20 per day $20 per day Lifetime Occurrence Ct.  Legal Enforcement for Non-Compliance.
3.8 8-16 Failure to Remove Unauthorized Basketball Backboard by Notice Deadline. (30 Day Notice). Article IX, Section 2.k (pg. 18) Policy #8 $10 per day $15 per day $20 per day $20 per day Lifetime Occurrence Ct.  Legal Enforcement for Non-Compliance.
3.9 8-17 Failure to Remove Installment of Window AC by Notice Deadline. (2 Week Notice). Article VIII, Section 5.e (pg. 14) Policy #8 $10 per day $15 per day $20 per day $20 per day Lifetime Occurrence Ct.  Legal Enforcement for Non-Compliance.
    CLASS #4 VIOLATIONS-  Standard Violations. PENALTIES    
Penalty Rule   Covenant Relevant 1ST 2ND 3RD Subsequent Notes:
Ref. # # Violation Type Reference POLICY # OFFENSE OFFENSE OFFENSE OFFENSE
4.1 5-4 Improper Storage of Minor Equipment or Machinery (Lawn Mower, etc.) Article IX, Section 2.p (pg. 18) Policy #5 Courtesy Reminder $25 $50 $100 Lifetime Occurrence Count for Same Issue.
4.2 6-7 Incidental Littering of Single Small Items. Article IV, Sections 3 & 5 (pg 6)
Article IX, Section 5 (pg 21)
Policy #6 Courtesy Reminder $25 $50 $100 Annual Occurrence.
4.3 6-8 All Other Violations of Posted Community Property Rules. Article IX, Section 2 (pg. 14-26) Policy #6 Courtesy Reminder $25 $50 $100 Annual Occurrence.
4.4 8-18 Failure to Remove Accumulation/ Storage of Lumber, Scrap Materials, Trash, Junk, etc. by Notice Deadline. (2 Week Notice). Article IX, Section 2.c (pg. 16) Policy #8 $10 per day $15 per day $20 per day $20 per day Lifetime Occurrence Ct.  Legal Enforcement for Non-Compliance.
4.5 8-19 Litter or Minor Debris on or Around Member Property Article IV, Sections 3 & 5 (pg 6)
Article VII (pg. 11)
Article IX, Section 5 (pg 21)
Policy #8 Courtesy Reminder $25 $50 $100 Annual Occurrence.
4.6 8-20 Unmowed Grass & unkept lawns Article VII (pg. 11) Policy #8 Courtesy Reminder $25 $50 $100 Lifetime Occurrence Count.  Court Enforced Corrections.
4.7 8-21 Failure to Correct Dirty / Moldy Siding, or Other Lack of Property Cleanliness by Notice Deadline. (30 Day Notice). Article VII (pg. 11) Policy #8 $10 per day $15 per day $20 per day $20 per day Lifetime Occurrence Ct.  Legal Enforcement for Non-Compliance.
4.8 8-22 Childrens' Toys / Clutter left in Public Article IX, Section 2.u (pg. 19)
Article IX, Section 5 (pg 21)
Policy #8 Courtesy Reminder $25 $50 $100 Annual Occurrence.
4.9 8-23 Failure to Remove Unapproved Lawn Ornaments by Notice Deadline.  (2 Week Notice). Article IX, Section 2.h (pg. 17)  Policy #8 $10 per day $15 per day $20 per day $20 per day Lifetime Occurrence Ct.  Legal Enforcement for Non-Compliance.
4.10 8-24 Improperly Stored Trash Containers Article IX, Sect 2.e / 2.q
(pg 16,18)
Policy #8 Courtesy Reminder $25 $50 $100 Annual Occurrence.
4.11 8-25 Improperly Stored Water Hoses Article IX, Section 2.j (pg. 18) Policy #8 Courtesy Reminder $25 $50 $100 Annual Occurrence.
4.12 8-26 Improper Window Treatments Article IX, Section 2.t (pg. 19) Policy #8 Courtesy Reminder $25 $50 $100 Annual Occurrence.
4.13 8-27 Failure to Correct Exterior Lighting Violations by Notice Deadline. (30 Day Notice). Article IX, Section 2.w (pg. 19) Policy #8 $10 per day $15 per day $20 per day $20 per day Lifetime Occurrence Ct.  Legal Enforcement for Non-Compliance.
4.14 8-28 Drying & Airing of Clothes Article IX, Section 2.y (pg. 19) Policy #8 Courtesy Reminder $25 $50 $100 Annual Occurrence.            
4.15 8-29 Unauthorized Removal of Trees from Member's Lot Article VIII, Section 1 (pg. 11)
Article IX, Section 2.g, 2.l, & 2.n (pg 17-18)
Policy #8 Courtesy Reminder
or $25, based on
circumstances
$50 $100 $200 Lifetime Occurrence Ct.  Legal Enforcement for Non-Compliance.            
4.16 8-31 All Other Property Use Restriction Violations. Article IX, Section 2 (pg. 14-26) Policy #8 Courtesy Reminder $25 $50 $100 Annual Occurrence.            
4.17 8-32 Failure to Correct All Other Violation Conditions by Notice Deadline. (Notice Dependent upon Specifics). Article IX, Section 2 (pg. 14-26) Policy #8 $10 per day $15 per day $20 per day $20 per day Lifetime Occurrence Ct.  Legal Enforcement for Non-Compliance.