INDIGO LAKES COMMUNITY
WHEN A HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION IS PROPERLY RUN, IT PROMOTES THE COMMUNITY CONCEPT AND PROTECTS THE COMMUNITY'S PROPERTY VALUES AND RESIDENTS.
TO BE SUCCESSFUL, EACH HOMEOWNER MUST DO HIS OR HER PART. A HOMEOWNER HAS TWO RESPONSIBILITIES; ONE TO HIM/HERSELF AND THEIR INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PROPERTY, AND THE OTHERTO THE ASSOCIATION AND THE COMMUNITY CONCEPT.
AS A HOMEOWNER AND MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATION, EACH HOMEOWNER, RESIDENT AND GUEST MUST ABDE BY THE POLIC1ES OF THE ASSOCIATION AND CONDITIONS IMPOSED BY THE BYLAWS, COVENANTS AND RESTRICTIONS AS LISTED IN THE INDIGO LAKES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION DOCUMENTS BLUE BOOK WHICH, BY LAW, MUST HAVE BEEN RECEIVED BY EVERY HOMEOWNER UPON OR PRIOR TO CLOSING ON THEIR HOME.
RULES AND REGULATIONS
IN NO WAY DOES THIS ABBREVIATED VERSION OF THE BYLAWS REPLACE THE DECLARATION OF COVENANTS, RESTRICTIONS, CONDITIONS LISTED IN THE "BLUE BOOK" DOCUMENTS OF THE INDIGO LAKES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION. THE INTENT OF THIS BOOKLET IS TO ADDRESS COMMONLY IGNORED BY-LAWS.
ALL APPROVALS, COMPLAINTS, PROBLEMS AND COMMENTS ADDRESSED TO THE AD HOC COMMITTEE/BOARD OF DIRECTORS, MUST BE SUBMITTED IN WRITING AND SIGNED. ALL CORRESPONDENCE TO THE BOARD BECOMES A PART OF THE ASSOCIATION LEGAL RECORDS.
ALL CORRESPONDENCE TO THE ASSOCIATION SHOULD BE MAILED TO THE ASSOCIATION STREET ADDRESS.
INDIGO LAKES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION C/O Phoenix Management Services, 541 S. State Rd. 7, Suite 12, Margate, Florida 33068
· ARTICLE VI
ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW COMMITTEE (ARC)
SECTION 1. As authorized by The Board of Directors, The Ad Hoc Committee has formed An Architectural Review Committee, to be referred to as the "ARC". The responsibility of the ARC is to provide for the preservation of the values of the properties within the community. Please note Article VI on 22 -26 in your "Blue Book Documents", to be referred to as the "BBD".
SECTION 2. Any change or alteration visible from the exterior of your property including the building, fence, wall, roofs, screened enclosures or other improvements must be approved by the ARC before any construction or changes may be made. Please refer to Article VI, Section 2., page 23 in the BBD.
MAINTENANCE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE OWNER AND THE ASSOCIATION
SECTION 1. Preamble: The responsibility of the maintenance of The Properties is divided between the Association and the Owners. The maintenance of lots and living units is the responsibility of the owners, unless otherwise stated in the BBD.
SECTION 3. (A) Responsibility of the Living Unit Owner: Each Unit Owner shall maintain and keep in full repair, the exterior portions of the Living Unit and Lot. Any Unit Owner who paints the exterior portions of the Living Unit or re-roofs the Living Unit shall use the same color and quality of the original paint or tile, respectively, unless the Owner applies to and is approved by the Architectural Review Committee, as described in Article IV. Please refer to Article VIII, Section 3. (a), page 37 in the BBD.
SECTION 9. (Approved Addendum) (In reference to exhibit “B” of the second amendment to the Declaration of Covenants…) Any portion of the Common Areas adjacent to corner lots and any landscaped portions of the Common Areas located between Lots shall be maintained by the adjacent Owner(s) of such Lot(s). The irrigation for the Common Areas described in the proceeding sentence shall be provided by the irrigation system(s) of the Owner(s) of such Lot(s).
*NOTE: Please also refer to The City of Coconut Creek Code of Ordinances; Chapter 6, Section 6 Buildings and Building Regulations, Sub-Section 6-34 - Compliance Required; Sub-Section 6-36 - Maintenance Required.
PERMITTED AND PROHIBITED USES
SECTION 2. Driveways: The driveways shall be maintained in the style originally established by the Developer.
SECTION 6. Additional Temporary or Permanent Structures: No structure of a temporary or permanent character, including, without, limitation, trailer, tent, mobile home, recreational vehicle, barn, shed, shack, garage, storage tank or facility or any other building, shall be permitted on The Properties unless constructed by the developer or approved by the ARC in accordance with the provision of Article VI of this declaration.
SECTION 8. Games and Play Structures: No basketball/backboard nor any other fixed game play or structure, platform, etc. may be constructed on any lot in front of the residence.
SECTION 9. Pets, Livestock and Poultry: No owner of any unit shall keep more than two (2) dogs and two (2) cats per lot or living unit. All pets must be on a leash when on common property. Pet owners are responsible to pick up and properly dispose of any of their pet excretions on common property.
*NOTE: Please also refer to The City of Coconut Creek Code of Ordinances; Chapter 5 Animals, Sub-Section 5-6 - Prohibition of nuisances, etc.; Sub-Section 5-10 - Penalties and Fines.
SECTION 11. Landscaping: A unit Owner may not modify the type or style of landscaping on a lot without ARC approval.
SECTION 15. Exterior Alterations: No structural changes or alterations shall be made or added to any building of Living Unit without approval of the ARC.
SECTION 18. Parking Spaces and Prohibited Vehicles: On-street parking is not permitted. Only vehicles which are not prohibited by the Land Use Documents shall be permitted to park only in the garages or driveways serving the living unit. Common area spaces may be used on a temporary first-come first-served basis - designated spaces by the Clubhouse. No commercial vehicles, vehicles with lettering, boats, trailers, motor-homes, motorcycles, scooters, etc. shall be permitted to be parked or to be stored on Common Areas or outside a Living Unit, nor in dedicated areas. If any vehicle remains in violation for a period of 24 hours from such time a notice of violation is placed upon it, the owner of the violating vehicle may be fined.
NOTE: Please refer to The City of Coconut Creek Code of Ordinances; Chapter 19 -Traffic and Motor Vehicles; Sub-Section 19-37, A - D pertaining to commercial vehicles.
SECTION 19. Garbage and Trash Disposal: No garbage, trash, etc. shall be deposited except as permitted by the Association. Trash disposal receptacles shall be located as to be concealed from view of the neighboring Living Units, streets and adjacent property to the Living Unit. Such containers may not be placed out for collection sooner than twelve (12) hours prior to scheduled collection and must be removed within twelve (12) hours of collection.
*NOTE: Please refer to The City of Coconut Creek Code of Ordinances; Chapter 12 -Garbage and refuse, Section 12 - 34 - Time allowed for containers to be out for collection.
*Please also note that according to Chapter 12,Section 12 - 40 - Unlawful Disposal; It is unlawful for any person to throw any trash, debris, tree or grass cuttings upon any street, canal, sewer or lake. Section 12 - 55 explains city fines associated with the above infractions.
SECTION 20. Fences: No fence, wall or other structure shall be erected in the front yard, back yard, or side yard setback, except as originally installed by the Developer, or its designees, or as approved by the ARC.
SECTION 23. Unsightly or Unkempt Conditions: It is the responsibility of each Owner to prevent the development of any unclean, unhealthy, unsightly, or unkempt condition on his/her Living Unit. The pursuit of hobbies, including but not limited to, assembly or disassembly of motor vehicles or other mechanical devices which might tend to cause unsightly conditions is prohibited.
SECTION 25. Hurricane Shutters: Hurricane Shutters may be installed in the event of a hurricane watch. All hurricane shutters must be removed within 48 hours after the event ceases to be a threat.
SECTION 25. Leases: All leases shall be in writing and deemed to provide that the Association shall have the right to terminate the lease in the name of and as agent for the lessor upon default by the tenant in observing any of the provisions of the land use documents. The tenant shall comply with all of the foregoing and the owner will be jointly and severally liable with the tenant to the Association for any amount which is requires by the Association to effect repairs and to pay any claim for injury or damage to property caused by the negligence of the tenant. A copy of the signed lease and a tenant information form shall be delivered to the Association prior to the commencement of the lease and the occupancy of the Living Unit by the tenant. If a tenant takes possession of a Living Unit prior to the delivery of a copy of the signed lease to the Association, the board may levy a fine against the Owner for each day of the occupancy prior to the delivery of the lease.
*Note: Please refer to Article IX, Sections 2 - 25, pages 39 - 44 in the BBD for more detail.
ARTICLE X ENFORCEMENT
SECTION 1. Compliance by Owner and Other: Every owner and other user is responsible to comply with the rules and regulations set forth in the BBD (Blue Book Documents).
SECTION 2. Enforcement: Failure of an Owner or other user to comply with the BBD shall be grounds for immediate action which may include, but not limited to fines and or suspensions. An Owner will be liable for all costs, expenses and reasonable attorney's fees.
NOTE: Please refer to Article X - Enforcement, Section 1 - 5, pages 47 & 48 of the BBD.
ADDENDUM: Noise Ordinance: As per The City of Coconut Creek Code Ordinances; CHAPTER 14, OFFENSES: ARTICLE II, Section 14 - 25, Noise: All noise including, but not limited to, yelling, musical instruments, radios and electrical devices which produce or reproduce sound that disturbs the peace, quiet and comfort of the neighboring inhabitants, shall be considered a violation. Operating loud noise between the hours of ll:00pm and 7:00am in such a manner as to be plainly audible at a distance of 50ft. from the structure shall be evidence of a violation of this chapter.
ARTICLE II, Section 14 - 28, Construction: All construction is permitted between the hours of 7:00am -7:00pm Monday - Saturday, 9:00am - 6:00pm Sunday and National Holidays.