FAQ

The following sections provide a short summary of information on common deed restriction violations. For more detail and formal stating of the restrictions please refer to the designated article and section of the declaration of covenants.

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW: (Article 7)

The Rotonda Lakes Conservation Association is entrusted with maintaining the appearance and a certain sense of continuity of the community. In order to help owners understand the process involved in this effort, the Association has adopted certain rules and guidelines to govern new construction, (Architectural Review), and changes/upgrades that are made to existing properties, (Residential Modification). Prior to any new construction or prior to any modification of an existing property, plans and specifications must be submitted to and approved by the Association. Guidelines and forms for Architectural Review and Residential Modification can be found on the Association website under the “Architectural Review” tab.

Architectural review is required for the installation of all exterior walls, fences, and site screening. Refer to Article 9 of the Covenants for rules and guidelines.

 

VEHICLES/PARKING: (Article 22 & 23)

The basic guidelines are as follows:

  1. No vehicle, boat or trailer of any kind shall be parked on any lawn or empty lot.
  2. No vehicle over ¾ ton shall be permitted to be parked on a driveway or any lot
  3. Any vehicle repair and maintenance exceeding 3 hours in length must take place in a garage.
  4. Un-licensed and inoperable vehicles must be stored in a garage.
  5. The Association may allow overnight parking of a boat, motor home, recreational vehicle or trailer for convenience of loading or unloading not to exceed three days. This 3 Day Pass Form is available in the Association Management Office or on the Association website under the “Documents & Forms” tab.

 

GARAGE/LAWN SALES: (Article 21)

Garage/Lawn sales are not to exceed three (3) days duration and can not be conducted more than twice in each calendar year. Signs advertising the sale can only be placed on property approved by the Association and must be removed at the conclusion of the sale.

 

RENTALS: (Article 8)

Residential rentals are permitted. Each owner is responsible for any violation of the community restriction by a tenant.

 

LAWNS: (Article 15)

All property with completed structures is required to have the grass cut regularly at a height not to exceed eight inches (8″). All trees must be maintained and all trash and debris removed.

 

DWELLING UPKEEP: (Article 15)

Each owner shall be responsible for the maintenance and repair of the owner’s lot and all improvements.  The appearance of all dwellings shall be kept in good repair including painting, (subject to all applicable rights of color approval). No trash or unsightly clutter should be kept around the property.

 

PETS: (Article 13)

Only cats, dogs, and other customary household pets may be kept at a property. All pets must be kept on a leash in full control of the owner when outside the owners property. All excretions must be immediately removed by the owner.