This is an insert from our Declarations. We do have simple HOA rules in order to maintain a
nice community to live in.
12. Association Property – Use and Occupancy.
12.1 Easements for the installation and maintenance of utility services are reserved on the Association property and it is understood that such easements may be used by the Association and or its assigns for such installation and maintenance, as the case might be.
12.2 No nuisance shall be allowed upon the Association property nor any use or practice which is a source of annoyance to Lot Owners, or which interferes with the peaceful possession and proper use of the property by Lot Owners. All parts of the Association property shall be kept in a clean and sanitary condition, and no rubbish, refuse, garbage, or any fire hazard is allowed to exist.
12.3 No outside commercial activity of any kind shall be conducted on or in Association property, unless the vendor has a contract with the Board of Directors.
12.4 The Lot Owner shall not permit or suffer anything to be done or kept on his lot which will increase the rate of insurance on the Association property, or which will obstruct or interfere with the rights of other Lot Owners, or annoy them by unreasonable noises, or otherwise, nor shall the Lot Owner commit or permit any nuisance, immoral or illegal act in or about the Association property.
12.5 No person shall use the common elements or any part thereof, or the Association property or a part thereof or any lot or any part thereof in any manner contrary to or not in accordance with such rule and regulations pertaining thereto, as from time to time may be promulgated by the Association.
12.6 Community yard or rummage sales will be permitted on Association property with the approval of the Board of Directors.
13. Restrictive Covenants/Residential Lots.
13.1 Lots are to be used for residential purposes only. Building requirements for all new homes and site improvements are as follows:
13.2 Any new or replacement home placed or constructed upon Association property must be a new double wide manufactured home.
13.3 Replacement of any current single wide manufactured homes must comply with any and all current Lake County building codes.
13.4 No “park model” manufactured homes, recreational vehicles, or tents are permitted to be used as a permanent residence anywhere in or on the Association property.
13.5 The only skirting permitted shall be made of vinyl, aluminum, stone, block or simulated masonry. No other skirting material shall be permitted.
13.6 The only carports or garages permitted shall be no less than two hundred forty (240) square feet. Carports and garages must be made of aluminum or vinyl, must be specifically manufactured for such purposes, and must reasonably match the existing mobile home structure. Carports and garages must be built and attached according to Lake County building codes.
13.7 A porch may be added to a new or existing home. The porch must be made of aluminum or vinyl, which is specifically manufactured for such purposes, and must match the new or existing manufactured home structure. Any porch added must be built according to the Lake County building codes. For the purposes of this section, a porch shall be defined as a covered, roofed area adjoining an entrance to the home. A porch may be open on three sides or have window treatments using glass, clear vinyl, or screens.
13.8 A deck may be built on or added onto a new or existing home. For the purposes of this section, a deck shall be defined as an addition to the side or back of a home which is open on three sides with no window treatments of any kind. A deck may be constructed of pressure treated or composite lumber. A deck may have an awning style aluminum roof. Any deck added must be built according to the Lake County building codes.
13.9 Steps and accompanying landings or stoops leading to a home may be built of pressure treated or composite lumber, cement, bricks, concrete blocks, metal, or a combination of these materials. All new or replacement steps or stoops must be approved by the Board of Directors.
13.10 Handicapped accessible ramps may be constructed of pressure treated or composite lumber, metal, or a combination of these materials.
13.11 Each new home must have a utility shed located under the new or existing carport, of no less that forty-eight (48) square feet which is built according to the Lake County building codes. Any additional sheds must be constructed or installed no more than six (6) inches away from the home. Any shed must be approved by the Board of Directors and be built and installed according to the Lake County building codes.
13.12 Parking on mobile lots is permitted only on a concrete driveway. Existing stone parking pads must be maintained, bordered, and be kept weed free.
13.13 Any landscaping plan presented to and approved by the Board of Directors must be completed within sixty (60) days of said approval.
13.14 A site plan that includes the location, size of home, and placement of any additions must be submitted to the Board of Directors for approval before any building or construction may commence. The Board of Directors shall approve or deny such plans within thirty (30) days. This plan must be in compliance with the Lake County building codes.
13.15 Plans for any addition or modification to a home must be submitted in writing to the Board of Directors, who shall approve or deny such plans within thirty (30) days. Any addition or modification to an existing home that violates any of the above listed covenants that pertain to new homes is prohibited. Additions or modifications must not encroach on Association property or be in violation of any Lake County building codes or zoning ordinances.
13.16 Fences that are designed as barriers or enclosures are not permitted. Decorator garden fences or privacy screens must have Board approval. Decorator garden fences must be made of vinyl and are limited to two (2) feet in height. Privacy screens are limited to one four (4) foot by eight (8) foot, or smaller, section of vinyl fence.
13.17 Any and all clotheslines must be located in the back yard.
13.18 At all times, all homes and lots must be maintained and must comply with all applicable laws. Each homeowner who is not in compliance with this provision will be notified by the Board of Directors. The Association maintains and reserves the right to assess administrative fees or maintain any and all lots in the Association Property should the lots not be in compliance with this provision. The owner(s) of any lot on which the Association performs any maintenance as described above will be charged for such services rendered including any legal fees encountered..
13.19 Yard sales are prohibited on any resident’s lot, except for estate or moving sales. Yard sales must be held on the Association’s common areas with approval of the Board of Directors.
13.20 Burning of trash and open fires are prohibited within the Dora Pines subdivision. Cooking fires sponsored by Dora Pines Organizations are permitted.
13.21 Owners may lease homes to tenants for a period of time not to exceed six (6) months within any calendar year with written notice to the Board of Directors. All leases must comply with the 55 and Over Declaration.
13.22 No part of any lot in the Dora Pines subdivision shall be filled or excavated without the prior written consent of the Board of Directors.
13.23 Owners selling their home are permitted to post a “For Sale” sign on said owner’s lot.
13.24 Disturbing noise, including but not limited to persistent loud noise, either from people, musical instruments, radios, televisions, mechanical instruments, animals or otherwise which is disruptive to other residents is not permitted at any time. Quiet is absolutely required between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. daily.
13.25 No lot, or improvement thereon, shall be used for any purpose other than residential. No commercial or professional enterprises may be conducted thereon, including Day Care (as defined below). A lot owner or resident may maintain a home office for their exclusive use, except it may not be advertised as a place to respond for goods or services, other than the advertising of a parcel for lease or sale. No customers, staff, co-workers, deliveries of stock or supplies shall be permitted. For the purposes of this section, Day Care shall mean the supervision, either for profit or free of charge, on a daily basis, of children who are not members of the homeowner’s immediate family.
14.1 All wheeled vehicles (cars, bicycles, motor scooters, motorcycles, golf carts, etc.) must be operated in a safe and responsible manner in accordance with all applicable state and county regulations or posted signs. Motorcycles may be used for entering and exiting your property only. Guests without a valid driver’s license may not operate any motorized vehicle in the subdivision. Golf cart drivers less than 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
14.2 Parking on home lots is permitted only on concrete and/or asphalt driveways. Visitor parking is located at the Hospitality House and the Clubhouse. Overnight parking on the streets is prohibited.
(a) No boats, boat trailers, motor homes, travel trailers and unregistered vehicles or other like objects shall be stored or parked on Association or private property without written consent of the Board of Directors. The above must be stored elsewhere or at lot provided for storage of boats, motor homes, or the like.
(b) Overflow parking is permittd on common grounds grass for specific events.
14.3 Major mechanical or body repairs on cars or other vehicles is not permitted in this subdivision.
14.4 Utility trailers not to exceed 6 ft. by 8 ft. with a gross vehicle weight of one thousand (1,000) pounds or less are permitted. Pickup trucks or vans which are used primarily as personal transportation or to tow trailers are permitted provided they have a single rear drive axle and do not exceed what is considered a one-ton vehicle.
15.1 Pets are limited to two domestic pets per household. The following purebred or mixed breed dogs are not permitted: German Shepherd, Doberman, Keeshond, Pit Bull, Chow, Akita, Rottweiler, Staffordshire, Ferner, Great Dane, Wolf Hybrid, Malamute, Husky type, and mixed breed of any of the above. Documentation from a licensed veterinarian is required when a dog’s breeding is in question. Restrictions apply to the pets of all guests.
15.2 Excessive barking and vicious or aggressive behavior toward people or other animals will NOT be permitted.
15.3 Pets that are on Lot Owner’s property or in a vehicle (car, golf carts, etc.) must be under the owner’s control at all times.
15.4 Pets not on Lot Owner’s property or in a vehicle must be on a leash.
15.5 Owner must clean up after their pet on any property including their own. Multiple complaints will warrant further restrictions.
15.6 Pet owners are responsible for all damages to property or persons caused by their pets. No pets are allowed in the pool area or in public buildings, except in weather emergencies. During such emergencies pets must be crated.
16. Common Areas.
16.1 Recreational facilities are for the exclusive use of residents and their guest. A resident must accompany all guests under the age of 18 years old.
16.2 Air rifles, bow and arrow or guns of any kind will not be used in this subdivision.
16.3 The key for common areas is restricted to residents only and may not be duplicated.
16.4 Disturbing noise is not permitted at any time and quiet is required between 10:00 PM and 8:00 AM daily.
16.5 All Clubhouse and Pool Rules and Regulations shall be followed by residents and guests.
16.6 Lot Owner’s use of common area shall be suspended if the Lot Owner’s assessment is more than 90 days delinquent.