Rules and Regulations
Rules and Regulations
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Rules and Guidelines
Revised 9-23-2016 – Effective 12-1-2016
The following contains the Board of Directors interpretations of the CC&R’s applicable to the desired standards in the community with major concerns pertaining to Use Restrictions and Architectural Control. By any means, this list is not complete. Our attempt is to cover the most common violations that occur. Please note that if you are an absentee homeowner (landlord), it is solely your responsibility to notify your tenants of all rules and guidelines. If you have any questions with the following, please do not hesitate to call property management at (480) 987-0197. For after hours emergencies, call (480) 987-0197.
The master insurance policy for the association insurance requires that the interior smoke detectors be installed in each unit. Please ensure your unit complies with this requirement.
|1.||Speed Limit: Posted speed limit throughout the complex is 15 MPH.|
|2.||Clotheslines, equipment and storage areas must be concealed from view.|
|3.||Gate to the individual townhouses are to be kept closed. This increases the longevity ofthe gates and enhances the appearance of the complex. Gates are required whether you have block or wooden fences. Gates considered to be in disrepair will include but not limited to All gates must be adequately finished and in good repair at all times.|
|4.||Landscape within the patios must be maintained adequately. No weeds, rubbish or overgrown bushes or trees are permitted.|
|5.||For Sale/Rent signs may not be placed in any common area. If a For Sale/Rent sign isplaced in any common area, it will be removed.|
|6.||No rubbish or debris of any kind shall be placed or permitted to accumulate upon or adjacent to any Unit or any other portion of the property. In addition, a Unit shall notbe used in whole or in part for the storage of any property or thing that will cause the living unit or any part thereof to appear in an unclean or untidy condition or that will be unsightly, offensive, obnoxious or detrimental to any other Owners. No substance, thing or material shall be permitted to exist or operate upon any Lot so as to be offensive,unsanitary, unsightly or detrimental to the Occupants or Owners of adjacent Units. The Board, in its sole and absolute discretion, shall have the right to determine the existence of any nuisance whether described herein or not.|
|7.||No foil, boards, sheets or other similar material are allowed in widows. Broken windowsmust be repaired immediately.|
|8.||Owners are not allowed to plant outside of the patio area. Any plantings become the property of the association and can be removed at any time. The community will notmaintain any plantings not authorized in writing by the board of directors and will becomethe responsibility of the Unit Owner to maintain at all times.|
|9.||Any exterior modifications made to the unit which can be seen from the common area mustreceive approval in writing from the board of directors PRIOR to making the modification.This includes but is not limited to adding additional lighting, awnings, exterior windowcoverings.|
|10.||Any cabling (phone, cable, satellite, etc.) may not be installed on top of roofs. Cabling must be concealed and buried when appropriate. Any wires, cabling, extension cords, etc.run across the common area or sidewalk will be removed and discarded by PropertyManagement.|
|11.||Decorative window openings in courtyards may be enclosed. Material used must be approved and professionally installed. Example of approved materials would be wood slats ordecorative iron work. No metal, pegboard, plywood or fiberglass panels will be permitted.|
|12.||All rain gutters installed must be maintained on a regular basis so that they are in good condition, clear of debris and are attached securely to the wood fascia boards. Raingutters that are not installed correctly or area damaging wood surfaces will be removed.|
PATIO COVERS AND BLOCK FENCES
New patio covers and block fences must be approved by the Board of Directors. Owner must submit complete plans and specification with their request. Maximum height of patio covers is eight (8) feet. Maximum height of block fences is six (6) feet.
Television antennas are permitted. They may be installed on the fascia boards with proper brackets (obtainable at hardware stores) and should not extend more than three (3) feet above the roof. Antennas placed directly on the roof will be removed by the Property Management Company at your expense. Any damage caused by antennas will be charged to the owner of the unit and the roof maintenance will no longer be the responsibility of the association.
Only maintenance crews and air conditioner repairmen are allowed on the roofs.
Rubbish collection stations are conveniently located throughout the complex. They are emptied by the City of Mesa several times a week. You responsible for bagging your trash and placing it in the bin nearest to your Unit. Please break down cartons. Please do not send small children to deposit the trash if they are unable to place it inside the bin. Do not place trash alongside the bin.
If you have large items (old furniture, water heaters, stereos, etc.) you must call the City of Mesa to have it picked up. If you place large items out for collection without calling for a pick up, the unit owner will be charged for proper disposal. There is to be no rummaging through the trash bins for bottles, metal, cans etc.
The following will be permitted at Skyview Mesa Unit Two however, they should reflect good taste and planning, and will be disapproved by the Board of Directors if they detract from the general complex appearance.
|1.||Holiday decorations, flag holders, house numbers, etc.|
|2.||Trees or shrubbery inside the patio area become your responsibility and cannot not cause damage to the building, roof, fence, or block light poles.|
|3.||Trees or shrubbery planted outside the patio areas will become the property of the Association and may be removed if deemed necessary by the Board.|
PARKING RULES AND REGULATIONS
|1.||Each unit is allotted two (2) parking spaces, one covered and one uncovered. Theses spaces are identified with the unit number.|
|2.||Visitor parking spaces are for visitors only.|
|3.||If you have more than two vehicles, find someone who has no car or one car who would bewilling to let you park your vehicle in their space. Otherwise, overnight parking is available on 8th Avenue.|
|4.||No RV or similar vehicle or equipment may be parked, maintained, constructed, repaired or stored within the parking lot. No work or cargo trailers are permitted to be stored or parked within the parking lot at any time and will be subject to immediate towing without further notice.|
|5.||No cars are to be parked in the two spaces reserved for mail pick-up at any time.|
|6.||Cars parked in unauthorized spaces will be fined $25.00 per day and/or be towed immediately at owner’s expense without further warning.|
|7.||Vehicles parked in Fire Lanes and Red-marked areas will be towed immediately without further warning and a monetary fine be assessed to the Unit Owner.|
|8.||Vehicles parked on lawns are never allowed for any reason. The Owner/Unit Owner of vehicle will be fined $250.00 and will be towed immediately without further warning. Any damage created by driving on the lawn area will be repaired and the cost will be assessed to the Unit Owner.|
|9.||Car washing is not allowed on the property – water and soap damage the asphalt. An immediate fine in the amount of $100 will be assessed to the Lot Owner.|
Minor mechanical repairs will be allowed on the property – they must be completed within one day. The surface of the carport must be kept clean and free from grease and oil. If damage occurs to the parking lot surface, the cleaning and/or repairs to the surface will be charged to the Unit Owner. Vehicles on blocks or lifts are not allowed.
ABANDONED OR INOPERABLE VEHICLES
Parking of abandoned or inoperable vehicles is not allowed. Vehicles without current tags and/or licenses plates will be tagged and towed at owner’s expense. Unit Owners are responsible for cleaning and repairing oil damage to common parking areas. Except for emergency vehicle repairs, no automobile or other motor vehicle shall be constructed, reconstructed or repaired in the parking area or parking space and no inoperable vehicle may be stored or parked in the parking lot or parking space. Vehicles that are not moved on a regular basis must be kept relatively clean and no debris (leaves, spider webs, etc.) allowed to collect underneath vehicle.
Bicycles, motorcycles and ATVs may be parked in an assigned parking area or inside the resident’s patio area, but none of these may be parked on the sidewalks or common areas. Bicycles, motorcycles and ATV’s that are found parked, chained or locked to any fencing abutting the common area will be removed without further notice.
Personal property should be kept inside each unit’s fence. Toys, chairs or any other article must not be left outside overnight. Personal property must not be seen above the fence line.
VANDALISM AND DESTRUCTION
Damage that result from mischievous acts, vandalism, or destructive activity will be charged to the Unit Owner.
Mesa has a leash law which will be enforced. Dogs found running loose on the property are subject to collection by Animal Control. Owners shall pick up all animal waste from their patio area and when walking said animal. All dogs, cats or other permitted animals shall not be allowed to make an unreasonable amount of noise or to become a nuisance. There is a $25.00 fine per incident for unleashed dogs and whose owners do not clean up after them.
Unit Owners are responsible for mailbox keys. New mailbox keys are available from the local post office at Roosevelt and Broadway. No posting is allowed on the mailboxes.
|1.||Swim at your own risk. There is no lifeguard on duty.|
|2.||Pool hours are 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Use of pool before or after hours will result infines.|
|3.||Bicycles, tricycles, skateboards or Styrofoam products are not allowed inside the poolenclosure. Play toys are limited to small toys such as rings, balls or inflatable rafts.|
|4.||NO glass containers or alcoholic beverages may be brought into the pool enclosure.|
|5.||No smoking within the pool area.|
|6.||No running, excessive splashing, horseplay, spitting or obscene language in or around the pool area.|
|7.||Only persons dressed in swimwear will be allowed in the pool. Cutoffs are not allowed –they damage pool filters.|
|8.||No intoxicated persons or persons having infectious diseases are allowed to use the pool.|
|9.||Children under 16 and children who cannot swim are not allowed in the pool unless accompanied by a parent or adult supervisor.|
|10.||Hair curlers, bobby pins and hairpins should be removed from hair before entering pool. Suntan oil is allowed.|
|11.||Private parties are not allowed in the pool area.|
|12.||NO pets inside the pool enclosure area.|
|13.||The pool area is private property and trespassers will be prosecuted.|
|1.||Common areas are all areas outside the units and patios.|
|2.||Ball playing is prohibited in the court yard area next to the pool because of incidents of balls hitting or breaking windows of cars and units. Balls include hardballs, softballs, soccer balls and footballs. Persons breaking this rule will be fined $25.00 per occurrence. The Board of Directors is aware of the children’s need to play and it isn’t the intent to inhibit child play, but is the consideration to safety when certain types of balls are involved. Frisbees, nerf balls, sponge balls and plastic balls are allowed.|
|3.||Jump Houses and water slides of any type are not allowed to be set up in any common area. Unit owner will be fined $250 for each occurrence.|
|4.||Alcohol consumption must be confined to your unit/patio.|
Loitering of minors is prohibited. There are specific curfew hours in the City of Mesa to which children must adhere. Children under 15 must be in their homes by 10:00 p.m. and children 16 & 17 by Midnight unless accompanied by his or her parents or guardian. Each violation of this provision shall constitute a separate offense and will incur a $50.00 fine per minor per violation. The Mesa Police will be called if children are drinking alcohol or smoking in the common area at any time. Anyone witnessing such incidents should call (480) 644-2211.
CRIME FREE LEASE ADDENDUM/TENANT DISCLOSURE
All Unit Owners who rent their units are required to have crime-free addendums signed by their tenants. Unit Owners are required to complete a Tenant Disclosure form as required by A.R. S. 33-1806.01 when requested. A $25.00 Administration Fee will be assessed to the Unit Owner in addition to a $15.00 penalty for late or incomplete information being provided to the community.
For the purposes of this and other notices from the HOA, if the Unit Owner does not reside at the subject property, it shall be the Unit Owners responsibility to provide in writing, to the property manager, a proper mailing address. Notices shall be sent by first class mail or equivalent mail service.
Fine Schedule and Enforcement Policy Effective
This list of violations is not intended to be all inclusive or comprehensive. All other violations not listed or specified below will result in reasonable fines up to $100.00 per occurrence. Violations similar in nature within 90 days will result in fines being assessed for continued noncompliance in addition to a $25.00 certified letter notice fee when a monetary fine is assessed. Owners have 14 days from the date on the 1st noncompliance letter to correct violation. Each occurrence thereafter, the owner has 10 days to correct.
|Home / Structure Maintenance||Letter||$50||$100||$100|
|Pets / Animals||Letter||$25||$50||$100|
|Damage to common areas||Letter||$50||$100||$100|
|Common Area Violations||Letter||$50||$100||$100|
|Parking in Firelanes or Red Curbs**||$100||Tow/$250||Tow/$250||Tow/$250||Tow Boats/RVs|
|Parking on Common Areas **||$100||Tow/$250||Tow/$250||Tow/$250||Tow|
|** Future violations similar in nature within 90 days will result in additional fines being assessed to the Unit Owners account in the amount of $250.00 and be towed at the vehicleowner’s expense.|
If you cannot comply with the written notice of violation within 14 days or feel that the request is unfair, you have the right to appeal to the community’s elected Board of Directors by submitting a letter in writing to the property manager within 21 days from the date of the letter. You will be contacted by a representative of the Association so that you can be placed on the meeting agenda.
In the event the Association employs an attorney to enforce any lien granted to it under the terms of this Declaration or to collect any Assessments or other amounts due from an Owner or to enforce compliance with or recover damages for any violation or noncompliance with the Project Documents, the prevailing party in any such action shall be entitled to recover from the other party its reasonable attorneys’ fees incurred in any such action.
Collection Policy (HOA Dues)
Monthly dues are due on the first of each month. If payment has not been received by the 15th, a late fee of $15.00 will be added to the account.
The board reserves the right to restrict water service to a unit who is more than 60 days delinquent in dues. A service charge of $50 will be added to the owners account at the time of placement. Water restriction devices will not be removed until payment has been made in full or satisfactory payment arrangements have been made.
Delinquent accounts past 60 days will be turned over to the association’s attorney for collection. The homeowner will be responsible for all collection costs including but not limited to lien fees, judgement, garnishment, foreclosure fees and all other associated collection costs.
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