ALICIA GLENN HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION COMMUNITY RULES AND
ADOPTED FEBRUARY 3, 2015
These rules ("Rules and Regulations
") are set forth pursuant to the authority conferred to Alicia Glenn Homeowners Association, herein after referred to as the "Association", by Section 3.5(c) of the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions and Reservation of Easements for Alicia Glenn, recorded under King County Auditor's File Number 20150130000391
"), which states:
"The Board is authorized and empowered on behalf of the Association to adopt rules and regulations governing the use of the Property and the personal conduct of the Members, Owners, and their guests, and to establish penalties for the infraction thereof."
It is the intent of these Rules and Regulations to augment the recorded CC&R's
for the purpose of protecting the value and desirability of the homes within the residential community of Alicia Glenn ("Community") and to protect the natural beauty of the Common Areas (as defined in the CC&R's
), which is the purpose of the Association.
Rules and Regulations
Any violation of these Rules and Regulations set forth below or the CC&R's
will be considered a finable offense. A violation notice will be issued for violations stating the time-frame for compliance, the specifics of the alleged offense, and the fine schedule. Owners and tenants are responsible at all times for the reasonable conduct of their family members and guests. Owners are responsible for notification to tenants of covenant restrictions and rules and regulations. Owners are responsible for notifying the Association Board of Directors ("Board
") immediately of any change in billing address.
- Good Citizenship
- Quiet hours will be between the hours of 10:00 pm and 7:00 am.
- No noxious or offensive activity shall be carried on upon any Lot or Common Area, nor shall anything be done thereon which may be or may become an annoyance or nuisance to the Community.
- Park Hours
- Parks shall be open between the hours of 7:00 am and dark.
- In consideration of the neighbors living around the parks, no activity will be allowed within the parks or other Common Areas from dark to 7:00 am.
- Yard Maintenance — Areas Visible from Streets and Common Areas
- Front yard landscaping and all landscaping visible from the street or common areas must be kept well maintained, including mowing, weed removal, fertilization and watering (except in times of water rationing decreed by the local water utility).
- Vehicles and Parking
- No motor vehicles exceeding one ton load capacity, recreational vehicles, mobile homes, travel trailers, tent trailers, utility trailers, campers, boats, boat trailers, detached campers, camper shells or other similar vehicles or equipment may be parked or repaired on any lot, common area, or street within the Community (except within garage). See Section 11.1 of the CC&R's for more details.
- This does not apply to cleaning, loading, and short term parking (short term parking is less than 24 hours).
- With prior permission of the ACC (defined below), recreational vehicles may be temporarily allowed in accordance with section 11.1 of the CC&R's.
- No motor vehicles which are illegal to operate due to licensing or physical conditions shall be parked or stored on any lot or in the street for more than 24 hours. Motor vehicles, inoperable for reasons of mechanical failure, shall not be parked and/or stored on any lot or street for more than 24 hours.
- Non-complying vehicles will be subject to possible towing and/or fines.
- No motor vehicle may be parked on any surface not originally designated for parking by the builder/developer. Surfaces designated for parking include garages, driveway aprons, and streets (where not prohibited). Vehicles should not impair use of sidewalks nor access to driveways. Any vehicle not parked in accordance with these restrictions shall be subject to fine and/or towing at the owner's expense unless parked in accordance with a written exemption granted by the ACC.
- Vehicle fluid and oil spills must be immediately removed and cleaned up by, or at the expense of the applicable Owner.
- An Owner may keep dogs, cats and other indoor household pets in accordance with these Community Rules and Regulations and the CC&R's (see Section 11.1).
- All animals shall be kept solely as domestic pets.
- No animals shall be kept in number and bred or maintained for commercial purposes.
- When not restricted to the Owner's Lot, pets within the Community shall be leashed and accompanied by a person who shall be responsible for promptly cleaning up any animal waste and disposing of same in suitable containers.
- No animal shall be allowed to make an unreasonable amount of noise or become a nuisance inside or outside of the dwelling.
- Trash Containers
- All garbage and other waste materials shall be kept in appropriate sanitary containers located in appropriate areas and concealed from view from the street and from adjoining lots.
- Garbage containers may be put out by the curb 24 hours prior to garbage pick-up and must be removed from the curb within 24 hours of garbage pick-up.
- Holiday Displays and Other Exterior Adornments
- All holiday displays and decorations must be removed within one month of the end of the pertinent holiday. No displays or decorations may be installed earlier than six weeks before the pertinent holiday.
- Any seasonal or year round exterior decorations, displays or adornments (including statuaries, fountains, and ponds) are prohibited in the front yard unless approved by the ACC.
- Home Business
- Home business occupations are permitted provided such businesses are undetectable from the street by sight, sound, odor, or noise.
- The business use shall operate in its entirety within the dwelling unit and only by persons residing in the dwelling.
- The business use shall be clearly incidental and secondary to the use of the dwelling for dwelling purposes and shall not change the character of the dwelling or of the neighborhood by increasing noise, lights, traffic, or other disturbances.
- The business operation must comply with all applicable municipal ordinances, and maintain current licenses as required by the municipality. The Board will require copies of licenses.
- No more than one professionally made "Home for Sale" or "Home for Lease" sign not larger than 900 square inches shall be displayed at any time.
- A reasonable number of garage sale signs may be posted within the community so long as they are posted no earlier than two days prior to the sale and removed no later than 6:00 pm on the last day of the garage sale.
- Except for security alarm signs, all other commercial and advertising signs are prohibited.
- During regular political campaigns, owner may display political signs not larger than 900 square inches cumulatively for all such signs, which shall be removed the day following the election for which they are displayed.
- Architectural Changes
- No structure shall be constructed or caused to be constructed on any lot unless the plans for the structure have been approved in writing by the Architectural Control Committee ("ACC"). (Article 10 of the CC&R's,).
- This includes any building, fence, wall, or other structure or exterior addition, change, or alteration to it that is to be commenced or erected upon a lot; including parking bays, new roofs or siding materials, sheds, garages, play structures, decks, and any other item that would be visible from the street or common areas.
- All requests must be routed through the ACC for the Association, the Board, or the Board's representative.
- All requests must be sent via certified mail with return receipt or via e-mail to the ACC, with verification of receipt requested or by obtaining a written receipt of acceptance signed and dated by a member of the ACC.
- Failure to submit in advance may result in the Association having to require removal or changes, the costs of which must be paid by the Lot owner.
- The ACC shall approve or disapprove such plans within 60 days of the date of receipt of the submittal in accordance with Section 10.3 of the CC&R's.
- Satellite Dishes and Antennas —
- If visible from a street, satellite dishes and antennas must be approved in advance by ACC and screened to the extent they reasonably can be. See CC&R Section 11.11 for more information.
- Assessments, Late Fees, and Fines
- Homeowner assessments are due on the 1st of each month and are considered late if not received (postmarked) by the 25th of each month.
- A $25.00 late fee will be charged for any assessments or outstanding balances that are not paid within 5 days of the due date. In addition, a $10.00 fee may be assessed each time a late fee is charged to cover the administrative fees for collecting any late assessments.
- An additional $25.00 late fee will be charged for each subsequent month that payment is not made, or the account has an outstanding balance owing. In addition, a $10.00 fee is charged to cover the administrative fees for collecting any late assessments.
- If a homeowner's account has an overdue balance for 90 days or more, or if otherwise determined necessary by the Board, the Association may bring action against the person or entity per the governing documents. Said action may include all or any one of the following actions:
- Record a lien for the amount of the assessment plus interest, late charges, any attorney fees and costs incurred or estimated to be incurred in enforcing the lien with the County within which the residence is located.
- Setting up a personal judgment
- Garnishment of wages and accounts
- Judicial foreclosure
- Non-judicial foreclosure
- Sending account to a collection agency
- Violations and fines. The following escalating fines apply per infraction:
- The first violation of the Rules and Regulations or the CC&Rs will result in a written warning.
- The second violation notice of the same or similar rule or Section of the CC&Rs will result in a $50 fine.
- The third violation notice of the same or similar rule or Section of the CC&Rs will result in a $100 fine.
- The fourth violation notice of the same or similar rule or Section of the CC&Rs will result in a $200 fine.
- Each subsequent violation notice for infraction of the same or similar rule or Section of the CC&Rs will result in a $200 fine.