Rules and Regulations

Policies:

Country Meadows Homeowners Association (CMHOA) has adopted the following Rules and Regulations to help maximize safety, enjoyment, maintain property values, and assure the continued aesthetic beauty of our community.  The Rules and Regulations apply to all Members and their families, Tenants and Guests. Homeowner Members are fully and lawfully responsible for ensuring that their Tenants have been provided a copy of the Rules & Regulations and that each are strictly observed. 

Communications:

Please direct all repair matters, billing issues, complaints, concerns, and suggestions, to CMHOA. 

Enforcement:

All Rules and Regulations will be enforced.

1. VIOLATION FINE PROCEDURES

Minor Violation

1st Offense: A written or verbal warning will be provided with a five (5) day Notice to Correct.  If uncorrected after  five (5) days, a fine of thirty-five ($35.00) dollars will be imposed to Member.

2nd Offense:   An immediate fine of fifty ($50.00) dollars will be imposed to Member.

3rd Offense & Repeat Offenses:   An immediate fine of seventy-five ($75.00) dollars will be imposed to Member for each occurrence within the Association’s calendar year.

Major Violation

1st Offense: A written or verbal warning will be provided with a five (5) day Notice to Correct. If uncorrected after two (2) days, an immediate fine of fifty ($50.00) dollars will be imposed to Member.

2nd Offense: An immediate fine of seventy-five ($75.00) dollars will be imposed to Member.

3rd Offense & Repeat Offenses: An immediate fine of one-hundred ($100.00) dollars will be imposed to Member for each occurrence within the Association’s calendar year.

All fines are subject to recovery under the Delinquent Collection Policy

Violation of the Rules and Regulations of Country Meadows Homeowners Association may result in the above fines; denial and/or restriction of privilege in using common areas; swimming pool; recreation facilities, and/or Bakersfield Police Department citation in the case of city ordinance and traffic violation. Breach of some of the Rules and Regulations may also carry additional fines where noted.

2. POOL FACILITIES

Major Fines Imposed for Violations

Pool Facility

Operation:  *6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

     Open May 31st through October 31st.

     **Closed November 1st through May 30th.

    **When health and safety are of risk, pool violation fines may be doubled.

*** Pool Key cards are only issued during opwn swim season.

*The pool facility entrance and exit locking systems have been pre-programmed to open promptly at 6:00 a.m. and to close at 11:00 p.m. sharp, 7 days a week, during the swim season.  No person will be permitted entrance to the pool facility after 10:30 p.m.  All Members, Tenants, and Guests thereof, must get out of the pool and Jacuzzi, gather their belongings, dispose of any trash and debris, and begin exiting the pool area, no later than 10:30 p.m., to avoid being locked-in the pool facility gate at 11:00 p.m..   YOU WILL BE LOCKED-IN THE POOL FACILITY IF YOU DO NOT VACATE BY 11:00 P.M.

**In addition to the closed period specified, without notice, the pool area and swimming pool may require closing when cleaning, health issues, weather conditions or damages pose risk to safety.   In this event, the pool facility locking system will be deactivated and entrance to the pool facility will not be permitted.  Any individual entering the pool area or swimming pool in breach of the locking system, shall be immediately removed and prosecuted.  The responsible unit Member will receive an imposed fine of two-hundred and fifty ($250.00) dollars, charges for any and all repair or service fees, and be subject to permanent forfeiture of privilege.    

Health & Safety Precautions

2.1  NO LIFEGUARD IS ON DUTY.  All persons using the pool facilities do so at their OWN risk.  CMHOA is not responsible for accidents, injury, illness, lost or stolen items. 

2.2   Minor children (under 18 years) are NOT allowed in the pool area or swimming pool, unless accompanied by an adult, 18 years or older AT ALL TIMES.   This rule is strictly enforced.

2.3   NO running, pushing, shoving, wrestling, acrobatics, dunking, intentional splashing or rough behavior will be tolerated in the pool area, swimming pool and/or Jacuzzi.  Such behavior, including abusive and profane language or any other act, which endangers another individual, is grounds for immediate ejection and review of suspension of privilege. 

2.4  Safety equipment, life ring and hook, are for emergency use only and should NOT be considered or utilized as a toy. 

2.5  Elderly persons, pregnant women, children and those with health problems, are      encouraged to consult with a physician prior to entering the swimming pool.  Hot water immersion while under the influence of alcohol, narcotics, drugs or medications, can lead to serious injury and is not recommended.

2.6  Use of the swimming pool is not recommended when alone.

2.7  All individuals within the pool area and swimming pool must be attired in acceptable swimming apparel. Street clothing such as cut-offs, gym shorts, and under-garments are NOT viewed as acceptable swimwear.  Clean T-shirts may be worn for modesty and/or medical reasons but should be clean and pre-washed.

2.8  Persons, infants and non toilet-trained individuals, must wear a clean diaper or disposable swim diaper covered by a separate rubber/vinyl pant, all of which must fit snugly around the legs and waist.  If the diaper becomes soiled, the individual must leave the pool facility, and may not return until he/she has received proper cleansing and is wearing a fresh diaper with clean rubber/vinyl pants.

2.9   Individuals having a skin disease, sore or inflamed eyes, cold, nasal or ear discharge, communicable disease, or who are wearing any kind of bandage, are NOT permitted in the swimming pool.

2.10  Spitting, spouting of water, blowing nose or urinating in the swimming pool is prohibited.

2.11  Wearing eyeglasses in the swimming pool is discouraged unless absolutely necessary.  Non-breakable lenses and frames are encouraged to ensure complete safety.

2.12   The pool facility gate is to remain closed at all times and must be secured with each entrance and exit.  Do NOT prop the gate open at ANY time.  

2.13  Keep your pool facility card in your possession at all times.

2.14  Beverages must be in plastic containers. Eating in the pool is prohibited.

2.15  All trash and debris must be properly disposed of to avoid injury to others and insect problems.

2.16 The following is not permitted in the pool area or swimming pool at any time.

2.16.a  Smoking

2.16.b  Alcoholic Beverages

2.16.c  Pets

2.16.d  Gum

2.16.e  Bottles, glass or other breakable items

2.16.f  Bicycles, mopeds, scooters, skateboards, rollerblades/skates or shoes with wheels.

Member, Tenant & Guest Admission Policies

2.17  No member may enter the pool facility before 6:00 a.m. or leave after 11:00 p.m., 7 days a week, during the swim season.  

2.18  All guests must be accompanied by an adult resident member or tenant, 18 years or older.  Members and tenants are limited to a maximum of two (2) guests per unit, unless prior permission has been given by CMHOA.  Age and relationship do not pose any bearing to this policy. 

2.19  Members and tenants not in possession of a pool facility card, are considered to be a guest regardless of active residency, and must be accompanied by an active Member with possession of a pool facility card.  That member must also understand, he/she is assuming all lawful and financial responsibility for you and others as their guest(s).

2.20  All members have the right to inquire the name, age and unit address of other pool facility users and to report possible trespassers.  Members are encouraged to immediately report all unauthorized persons to the Bakersfield Police Department and then to CMHOA. 

2.21  Unauthorized occupants will be prosecuted, without exception.

2.22  Use of the pool facilities is a privilege and should be considered as such.

Pool Facility Card – Policies & Procedures

2.23  A pool facility card is the sole responsibility of the assigned member and has been pre-programmed to include the member’s name, property address and unit lot number, prior to issue.  

2.24  All members, tenants, and guests thereof, must abide by the strict pool facility hours of 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (sharp), 7 days a week, during the swim season.  Persons who fail to leave the pool facility before 11:00 p.m. will become locked-in and will require the after-hours assistance of CMHOA and/or Lock Doc Locksmith (661-831-7979).  The fee for the emergency after-hours service call is one hundred-fifty ($150.00) dollars, due and payable at that time. .  There are no exceptions to this rule.

2.25  Members, tenants and guests thereof, must scan their own card each time they enter and exit the pool facilities.  CMHOA receives a daily detailed report of each member’s usage activity. 

2.26  Member’s assume full responsibility for all individuals that they choose to let in and invite inside the pool facility and will be held liable for all damages that may incur during their time usage.  This rule specifically applies to authorized and unauthorized persons and guests.  If a member elects to hold the door open for another person and that person causes damage to the facility, CMHOA will only receive record that the member has entered the facility and will hold that member responsible for all reimbursement and repair.  There is no exception to this rule.

 2.27  The pool facility gate is to remain closed at all times.  Once you have entered the pool area, firmly close and secure the gate behind you.  Do NOT open the gate for any individual.  All persons who enter and exit the pool facility, must have an active and valid pool facility card.   IF AT ANY TIME THAT A MEMBER NOTES THE POOL FACILITY GATE(S) TO BE PROPPED OPEN, THEY ARE TO FREE THE GATE(S) OF OBSTRUCTION AND PROPERLY CLOSE THE GATE(S), WHETHER PERSONS ARE INSIDE THE POOL FACILITY OR NOT.     

 2.28  However unfortunate and unintentional, a member assumes all responsibility and liability related to a lost or stolen pool facility card.  In this event, members are encouraged to immediately notify the CMHOA office so that the card may be deactivated. 

2.29  Members are encouraged to keep their card in their possession at all times.

2.30  Once a lost or stolen card has been deactivated, a replacement pool facility card may be purchased for one hundred fifty ($150.00) dollars.  Pool key cards are only issued during open swim season.

2.31  Members in delinquent and/or collection account status may not use the pool facilities until their account has been satisfied.  Pool facility cards will be activated and deactivated accordingly. 

3. FACILITY ROOMS & RECREATION HALL

Major Fines Imposed for Violations

 – FACILITY ROOMS ARE CLOSED FROM USAGE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. –

Usage

3.1   Breach of Maximum Capacity Regulations is grounds for immediate forfeiture of rental and removal of guests.

3.2   Reservations are accepted on a first-come first-serve basis.

3.2.a  To reserve, rent, utilize or make available to another person, member must be in active status.  There are no exceptions to this rule. 

3.2.b The CMHOA Board of Directors has the authority to deny usage for any reasonable cause.

 

Reservations

3.3   The CMHOA Meeting Room, Game Room and Recreation Hall may be reserved by any member, tenant, relative or friend of active member, who is at least twenty-one (21) years of age.  The Renter must be present at ALL times during the event.

3.4   Reservations for the Meeting Room, Game Room and Recreation Hall will be accepted and approved on a first-come first serve basis, with written completion of a CMHOA Reservation Form and CMHOA Rental Agreement.  The interested Renter must complete and return these forms, along with the applicable room and/or hall security deposit, to CMHOA, at least two (2) to four (4) weeks prior to the date of event. 

3.5   Reservation forms may be obtained by contacting the CMHOA office.

3.6   Pool privileges are not included with any reservation at any time. 

3.7  Reservations shall not be considered as binding until they have been approved by CMHOA.

 

Cleaning & Security Deposit

3.8   A cleaning and security deposit is required for each room and/or hall rental, restrooms excluded.  The security deposit is due and payable at the time of reservation, and must be submitted with a completed Reservation Form and Rental Agreement.  Personal checks are not accepted. 

3.9   A cleaning company is contracted  by CMHOA to clean and restore the facility after each rental.  If the facility is left clean and orderly, security deposit(s) are refunded to the Renter within thirty (30) days of cleaning completion.  If the facility is left dirty and disorderly, restoration fees will be deducted and/or billed to the Renter, and are due and payable within thirty (30) days of cleaning completion.

 

Trash Disposal

3.10  Disposal of trash and debris is solely the responsibility of the Renter and must be removed from the facility room(s) immediately following the event. 

3.11  Renter is further responsible for any trash and debris to the surrounding exterior premises, in which guests may have occupied.  All exterior trash and debris must be immediately removed following the event. 

3.12  If facility room(s) and/or exterior areas are left with debris, a hauling and disposal service will contracted on your behalf.  Renter assumes full responsibility for the disposal service and shall be charged at a rate of fifty ($50.00) dollars per hour for the removal.  Disposal fees will be deducted from the security deposit before any cleaning fees may be applied, billed or refunded.

 

Rental Rates & Fees, and Applicable Policies

3.13 Rental Rates are as follows:

3.13.a Board Room w/ two (2) Restrooms – One hundred ($100.00) dollars per event for CMHOA Member; two-hundred fifty ($250.00) dollars per event for Tenant, relative or friend of an active Member.   Maximum Capacity is limited to fifteen (15) persons, NO exceptions.   Please note that this room does not have heating and air conditioning.

3.13.b  Game Room w/ two (2) Restrooms – One hundred ($100.00) dollars per event for CMHOA Member; two-hundred and fifty ($250.00) dollars per event for Tenant, relative or friend of an active member.  Maximum Capacity is limited to twenty (20) persons, NO exceptions.  Please note that this room does not have heating or air conditioning.

3.13.c  Recreation Hall w/ two (2) Restrooms – One hundred fifty ($150.00) dollars per event for CMHOA Member; found hundred ($400.00) dollars per event for Tenant, relative or friend of an active member.  Maximum Capacity is limited to seventy-five (75) persons, NO exceptions.

3.13.d  Two (2) additional Restrooms is available and can be included with any room rental at no additional charge to a CMHOA Member.  Tenants, relatives and friends of an active member may also rent the additional Restrooms for a fee of fifty ($50.00) dollars. 

3.14 CMHOA reserves the right to alter the rental rate fee schedule at any time, for any reasonable cause.

3.15  All rental fees are non-refundable, and are due and payable to CMHOA when the Reservation Form and Rental Agreement are approved by CMHOA.  Personal Checks are not accepted. 

3.16  A fee of thirty ($30.00) dollars is charged on all dishonored checks.

3.17  An instructional Checklist and facility keys will be provided to the Renter the day prior to the event, allowing for decoration, deliveries and set up. 

3.18  Keys must be returned to CMHOA by noon (12:00p.m.) the day following the event, unless other arrangements have been established. 

3.19  Lost facility keys are a burden to the entire CMHOA community as all locks must be reconfigured and keys reassigned. The Renter is responsible and held liable for the expense of repair, if all keys are not returned. 

3.20  Pool privileges are not included with any reservation at any time. 

3.21  No reservation shall be considered as binding until a Rental Agreement has been signed and approved, and the required security deposit and rental fees are paid.

 

Utilities

3.22  Utilities, i.e., heating, air conditioning, water and electricity, are included with facility room rental, however, utilities are to be disconnected at event commencement. 

3.23  It is the responsibility of Renter to ensure that all thermostats, appliances, faucets and light switches of facility room(s), recreation hall and restrooms, are to be left in the “off” position, prior to returning keys.  If utilities are left “on,” CMHOA may impose an excess utilities fee.  Excess Utilities Fee will be determined through estimate of prior utility usage over last six (6) month period.

 

Insurance

3.24  A one-million ($1,000,000) dollar insurance event certificate for bodily injury and property damage is required and the sole responsibility of the Renter to obtain and purchase. The Event Certificate must list Country Meadows Homeowners Association (CMHOA) as the additional insured party with the physical location of 4601 Harris Road, Bakersfield, CA 93313.  The average cost of an insurance event certificate is approximately one hundred fifty ($150.00) dollars though insurance costs may vary.   There is no exception to this rule.

3.25  Proof of insurance, must be provided to CMHOA no later than seven (7) days before event.   An Event Certificate may only be faxed from the issuing insurance carrier’s office. 

 

Security

3.26  A professional (licensed and bonded) security company must be contracted by the Renter and shall be present for the entire event in all rentals of the Recreation Hall.  One (1) Security Agent per twenty-five (25) persons is required.  A copy of the signed contract must be provided to CMHOA within seven (7) days of the scheduled event.  The contract must clearly reference the date and time of event, the physical address of CMHOA, details of security services to be provided, and the number of Security Agents that will be present during the event.  There are no exceptions to this rule.

3.27  Some security contractors may have their own policies or restrictions when alcohol is served and/or minors are present.  The Renter assumes all liability in fulfilling the obligations of the security requirements.

 

Smoking & Alcohol Consumption

3.28  Smoking is forbidden inside all facility rooms and the recreation hall.  Smoking is permitted outdoors at the discretion and responsibility of the Renter.  All smoking materials shall be fully extinguished and discarded in appropriate receptacles as furnished by the Renter. 

3.29  Alcohol is only permitted on the premises IF the following conditions are met:

3.29.a  A Host Liquor Liability Agreement form has been completed;

3.29.b It is not sold on CMHOA premises;

3.29.c It is not served or consumed by individuals under the age of twenty-one (21) years old;

3.29.d A professional security company is hired and present at all times;

3.29.e Renter understands that he/she IS liable and responsible for all guest’s actions while in possession of the facilities.  This liability extends to all recreational areas, parking lots and/or common areas in which guests may occupy.

 

Damages

3.30  Any damage to the interior or exterior of rooms, buildings, equipment, appliances, furniture, fixtures, and/or any other item governed and maintained by CMHOA, is to be disclosed at the time of key return and walk-through. 

3.31  The Renter shall NOT attempt any repair at any time.  CMHOA will contract a qualified professional within thirty (30) days of the event, for necessary repair. 

3.32  All repairs and replacement costs are the sole responsibility of the Renter and shall be reimbursed within thirty (30) days of service repair or billing of such.   

 

4. PETS

Minor Fines Imposed for Violations

4.1   All pets must be kept within the confines of their respective residences and unit lots.

4.2   Dogs must be kept and maintained on a leash that extends no longer than six (6) feet, when in common and public areas.  Leashes may not be tied to objects and must be held by a person who can control the animal, at all times.

4.3   Members, tenants and guests shall be responsible for immediate removal of pet defecation in common areas if defecation occurs while walking the pet.  There is no exception to this rule.

4.4   Pet feeding bowls may not be left outside as they attract wild and stray animals.  

4.5   No more than three (3) domestic household pets are allowed per unit.  Domestic household pets are defined as dogs, cats, birds and fish only.  Dogs may not be bred or raised for fighting and/or hunting purposes; birds and fish must be of indoor cage or container.     

4.6   CMHOA may require permanent removal of any pet when the owner has repeatedly violated the rules, the pet has become objectionable in the opinion of the Board of Directors, or it animal does not meet domestic household pet city code classification.

 

5. WASTE/RUBBISH SERVICE & PROCEDURES

Minor Fines Imposed for Violations – Repeat Offenders are subject to Escalating Fines

 

General Policies

5.1   All Members are required to store their tan and green waste receptacles, along with any other trash and debris, in their garage, behind privacy/party fence and/or side-yard fence.  Except on pickup days, all such items must be kept out of sight from the front exterior of property. 

5.2   CMHOA does not offer any private trash and disposal service.  All community residents are responsible for disposing of their own waste and will be held accountable and liable in the event CMHOA must contract a hauling company to remove such.  This includes but is not limited to furnishings, excess personal debris, home improvement liter, boxes, cartons, newspapers, Christmas trees, etc.   

 

Waste Service

5.3   Tan Can – Monday pickup.  Tan receptacles may be placed at curbside on Sunday after 7:00 pm, and must be removed no later than Monday at 7:00 p.m.  A fine of twenty-five ($25.00) dollars will be immediately imposed each time this policy is violated and will escalate with continued offense.

5.4   Green Can – Thursday pickup.  Green receptacles may be placed at curbside on Wednesday after 7:00 p.m., and must be removed no later than Thursday at 7:00 p.m.  A fine of twenty-five ($25.00) dollars will be immediately imposed each time this policy is violated and will escalate with continued offense.

 

6. PARKING & TRAFFIC

Major Fines Imposed for Violations – Repeat Offenders are subject to Escalating Fines

 

General Policies

6.1   Members and their tenants may not possess more than four (4) personal vehicles total.  Members with a commercial vehicle are limited to one (1) commercial vehicle and three (3) personal vehicles.  

6.2   No boat, van, camper, truck, motorcycle or other vehicle belonging to a member, tenant or guest thereof, may be parked on the interior streets of the CMHOA community.   All residential streets are designated as fire lanes by the city ordinance, NO PARKING IS ALLOWED.   Vehicles parked on the street are subject to immediate major (escalating) fine and towing at owners expense.  There is NO exception to this rule.    

6.3  ALL vehicles within the CMHOA community must display a valid assigned Resident (PURPLE) parking permit hangtag or a valid assigned Guest (BROWN) parking permit hangtag, AT ALL TIMES.  Parking permits are to be affixed to the (interior) rearview mirror, facing the windshield. 

6.4   Parking permits are required within the entire CMHOA community, including  driveways of each unit.  All vehicles belonging to members, tenants and guests there of, must display the appropriate parking permit hangtag as assigned and issued by CMHOA.  There are no exceptions to this policy.

6.5   Parking permit hangtags are only issued to members.  To receive a parking permit for your vehicle, members must complete a Parking Registration Form and provide a copy of the current vehicle licensing as issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles.  Once the required information is received by CMHOA, a Resident (PURPLE) parking permit hangtag will be assigned and issued to the member, within seventy-two (72) hours. 

6.6   Until a parking permit is issued, the non-permitted vehicle must be parked in the member’s driveway, contained within the confines of the garage or parked outside of the CMHOA community.  There is no exception to this rule. 

6.7   CMHOA has six (6) community parking and recreational vehicle storage lots available for your convenience.  Lots are located on Country Wood Lane; Cedar Glen Lane; Bay Brook Way; Country View Lane; and Pebble Wood Drive.   

6.8   Vehicles in CMHOA community parking lots must be kept clean, in operational condition, compliant with the Department of Motor Vehicles in registration and licensing, and display their assigned parking permit (hangtag) at all times.  Vehicles failing to meet this criteria must be removed from the parking lots and stored within the confines of a garage or outside of the CMHOA community.   Vehicles delinquent in registration and licensing will be issued a seventy-two (72) hour warning notice, than subject to towing at owners expense.  Extensions may be granted in special circumstances with written request.

6.9  Driving or parking on any grassy area is subject to immediate towing at owners expense, a two-hundred and fifty ($250.00) dollar fine, damage repair and replacement costs of sprinklers, sod, etc., and immediate prosecution.    Violators will NOT be tolerated.

6.10  The speed limit on all CMHOA community streets is 15 MPH.   Please be especially cautious when children are present and at play. 

6.11 Big-Rig / Eighteen-(18)-wheeler trucks or trailers are not permitted on any CMHOA street or in any CMHOA parking lot.

6.12  Trucks weighing more than three-thousand (3,000) pounds are not permitted in CMHOA parking lots.

6.13   Vehicles in driveways must be kept clean, in operational condition, compliant with the Department of Motor Vehicles in registration and licensing, and display their assigned parking permit (hangtag) at all times.  Vehicles failing to meet this criteria must be stored within the confines of a garage or outside of the CMHOA community.   Vehicles delinquent in registration and licensing will be issued a seventy-two (72) hour warning notice, than subject to towing at owners expense.  Extensions may be granted in special circumstances with written request.

6.14  Except in an emergency, no vehicle may be worked on outside of a garage.  Vehicles which have expired license plates, expired inspection stickers, flat tires or which are obviously inoperable due to missing parts, are prohibited and may be removed from the property at the owner’s expense.  Upon notice from CMHOA, said vehicles must be immediately removed from the property to avoid towing at the owner’s expense.

6.15   Parking in front of the Recreational Vehicle/Storage Facility or Water Well access gates is prohibited and grounds for instantaneous towing at the owners expense. 

6.16   ALL PARKING RULES ARE STRICTLY ENFORCED.  Violators will not be tolerated.

Recreational (RV) Parking & Storage Facility

6.17 CMHOA has one (1) Recreational Vehicle Parking/Storage Facility available for your convenience.  The gated and locked storage facility is located on Country Wood Lane.  Parking spaces are available on a first-come first- serve basis.  Members must complete and have a rental agreement approved, before usage make take place.  If at any time that the demand exceeds availability, a waiting list will be generated and the member will be notified at first availability.

6.18  There is a fifteen ($15.00) dollar rental fee per month, per vehicle, for maintenance.   The rental fee is due and payable to CMHOA on the 1st of the month, and delinquent on the 16th of the month.   The rental fee is to be included with the member’s regular monthly assessment payment.  A late fee of ten ($10.00) will be charged to all delinquent accounts per month. 

6.19 There is a twenty-five ($25.00) dollar key deposit due and payable to CMHOA at the time of rental agreement approval.  The deposit shall be refunded upon written cancellation and return of the key. 

6.20 Lost keys are a burden to the entire CMHOA community as all locks must be reconfigured and keys reassigned.  A charge of fifty ($50.00) dollars will be imposed for a lost storage facility key.

6.21  A fee of thirty ($30.00) dollars is charged on all dishonored checks for rentals, assessments, etc. 

6.22  Vehicles in the storage facility must be kept clean, in operational condition, compliant with the Department of Motor Vehicles in registration and licensing, and display their assigned parking permit (hangtag) at all times.  Vehicles failing to meet this criteria must be removed from the facility and stored within the confines of a garage or outside of the CMHOA community.  Vehicles delinquent in registration and licensing will be issued a seventy-two (72) hour warning notice, than subject to towing at the owners expense.  Extensions may be granted in special circumstances with written request.

6.23   Vehicles stored in the storage facility must be kept locked and secure at all times. 

6.24  CMHOA will not be held liable for damage that occur to vehicles stored within the facility.  Damage shall include but not be limited to fire, theft and vandalism. 

6.25 Storage facility users assume all responsibility and financial obligation for negligence and damage caused by him or her to the property, fixtures, additional vehicles, and is responsible for locking the storage facility gates upon entering and exiting.

6.26  Parking in front of the Recreational Vehicle/Storage Facility or Water Well access gates is prohibited and is grounds for immediate towing at the owners expense. 

6.27  Recreational Vehicles are limited to parking within the storage facility or a garage, and may not be parked in any CMHOA community parking lot.

 

7. PARK COMMON AREAS, BASKETBALL COURTS & PLAYGROUND

Major Fines Imposed for Violations

7.1   The Park common area, defined as the grassy areas, basketball courts and playground, are private property and for the exclusive use of CMHOA members, tenants and guests thereof.  Guests must be accompanied by a member or tenant, at all times. 

7.2   The Park, basketball courts and playground, are open from sunrise to sundown.  Exceptions may be made with prior written request. 

7.3   Each member, tenant and guest thereof, is responsible and will be held liable for the conduct of their child/children.  

7.4   Members and tenants are limited to a maximum of three (3) guests in the common areas at any one time.  Members and tenants will be held liable for the conduct of their guests, at all times. 

7.5   Smoking is strictly prohibited in the playground and surrounding sand area.   There is no exception to this rule. 

7.6   The consumption of alcoholic beverages is strictly prohibited in all common areas, at all times.   There is no exception to this rule. 

7.7   Food and drink debris and trash shall be properly disposed of.  Trash receptacles are available in the common areas for your convenience.  There is no exception to this rule.   

7.8   Activities that may cause personal injury and/or property damage, including but not limited to golf driving practice, discharging of pellet firearms or launchers, and/or using fireworks, are not permitted in the park, basketball courts or playground, at any time.  

7.9   Radios, cassette, CD and DVD players, and any other audio devices may only be used at a minimum volume or with headphones, so as not to disturb nearby residents. 

7.10  The use of barbecues or other open fire equipment is strictly prohibited.  There is no exception to this rule. 

7.11  Toys and personal belongings may not to be left outside on community streets, in the park, on basketball courts or playground, or in driveways, and will be disposed of without warning. 

7.12  Pets must be kept on leashes at all times.  Defecation must be picked up and removed by the person in control of the pet, at once.

7.13  CMHOA activities and/or events shall take priority in use of the park, basketball courts and playground.

7.14  Loitering is not permitted.

7.15  Members, tenants and guests thereof, are encouraged to report lighting problems or hazardous conditions immediately to CMHOA.  CMHOA is not able to check exterior lighting on a daily basis and generally must rely on others to notify CMHOA when lights are burned out or insufficient in some manner.

 

8. GENERAL POLICIES

Major Fines with Reimbursement Imposed for Violations

8.1  Each CMHOA unit is limited to a maximum of two (2) guests in the common areas at any one time. CMHOA residents shall be responsible for the conduct of their guests. 

8.2  Garage and/or Yard sales are not permitted in the CMHOA community at any time. 

8.3  It is the responsibility of all members to abide by the established CC & R’s, Rules and Regulations, and to advise all tenants and guests thereof, of the same CC & R’s, Rules and Regulations.  

8.4   Members assume ALL liability with respect to their tenants and guests.

8.5 CMHOA encourages all members to provide their tenants with a copy of the CC & R’s and Rules and Regulations, and to carefully and thoroughly review these materials with their tenants prior to occupancy.

8.6  Members who are delinquent in assessment or fine, or whom are repeatedly in violation of the Rules and Regulations, may be denied privileges at any time.  These privileges shall include but are not limited to, the right to participate in elections, the use of the community parking lots, recreational (RV) parking lot and storage facility, facility rooms and recreation hall, swimming pool, and the park, basketball courts and playground.