Highlands of Rawley Springs
Rules & Regulations
- The units are restricted to residential use except for that unit designated as Unit 10 on the Plats and Plans, which shall be restricted to commercial or retail use. Except as provided in the Declaration, no Unit shall be used for any purpose other than purposes for which the Property was designed. No Unit shall be used for purposes not permitted by the applicable zoning. Nothing jn these Bylaws shall be construed to prohibit the Declarant from using any Unit owned by the Declarant for promotional, marketing or display purposes or from using any appropriate portion of the common elements for settlement of sales of condominium Units and for customer service purposes. Further, the Declarant specifically reserves the right to operate a rental, brokerage and management office at any time in up to two (2) Units, to the extent permitted by law. No Unit ·shall be subjected to or used for any timesharing, cooperative, licensing or other arrangement that would entail weekly, monthly or any other type of revolving or periodic occupancy by multiple Unit Owners, cooperators, licensees or timesharing participants.
- The common elements shall be used only for the furnishing of the services and facilities for which the same are reasonably suited and which are incident to the use and occupancy of the Units. The lobbies, vestibules, hallways and stairways shall be used for no purpose other than for normal transit. The use of the roof deck, salon, meeting room and library shall be subject to rules and regulations and other limitations adopted by the Association.
- The maintenance, keeping, boarding and/or raising of animals, livestock, poultry or reptiles of any kind, regardless of number, is prohibited within any Unit or upon the common elements, subject to the rules and regulations adopted by the Board of Directors; standard domestic pets (including dogs, cats, caged birds and fish) are permitted subject to the sole discretion of the Board of Directors provided, however, that such pets are not kept or maintained for commercial purposes or for breeding; and provided, further, that any such pet causing or creating a nuisance or unreasonable disturbance or noise may be permanently removed from the Property upon ten (10) days written notice from the Board of Directors. Under no circumstances may more than two (2) pets be kept in a Unit at any one time. Such pets shall not be permitted upon the common eiements unless accompanied by someone who can control the pet and unless carried or leashed. Any Unit Owner who keeps or maintains any pet
upon any portion of the Property shaH be deemed to have indemnified and agreed to hold the . Association, each Unit Owner and the Declarant free and harmless from any loss, claim or
liability of any kind or character whatever arising by reason of keeping or maintaining such pet within the Condominium. All pets which may leave the Unit shall be registered with the Board ofDirectors and shall otherwise be registered and inoculated as required by law. The Board of Directors may establish reasonable fees for registration of pets not to exceed the additional costs incurred by the Association resulting form the presence of such pets.
- Trailers, campers, recreational vehicJes, boats and other large vehicles may not be parked on the Property. All vehicles shall be parked wholly within parking space lines. Other than as provided above, nothing may be stored, erected, attached to or otherwise placed on the common elements in the parking areas without the prior written consent of the Board of Directors or the Covenants Committee, as appropriate. No junk or derelict vehicle or other vehicle on which current registration plates are not displayed shall be kept upon any of the common elements. Except in areas designated by the Board of Directors, vehicle repairs other than: (i) emergency maintenance, (ii) ordinary light maintenance (excluding fluid changes and other operations which might soil the common elements) and (iii) normaf cleaning (in areas designated by the Board, if any) are not permitted on the common elements ·
- Nothing sha11 be done or kept in any Unit or in the common elements which wi11 increase the rate of insurance for the Property or any part thereof applicable for commercial uses without the prior written consent of the Board of Directors. No Unit Owner shalJ permit anything to be done or kept in the Unit or in the common elements which will result in the cancellation of insurance on the Property or any part thereof or which would be in violation of any law, regulation or administrative ruling. No waste wil1 be committed on the common elements.
- No improper, offensive or unlawful use shall be made of the Property or any part thereof, and all valid laws, zoning ordinances and regulations of all governmental agencies having jurisdiction thereof shall be observed. All laws, orders, rules, regulations or requirements of any governmental agency having jurisdiction thereof relating to any portion of the Property shall be complie<;l with, by and at the sole expense of the Unit Owner or the Board of Directors, whichever shaH have the obligation to maintain or repair such portion of the Property, and, if the latter, then the cost of such compliance shall be a common expense.
- No Unit Owner shall obstruct any of the common elements nor shall any Unit Owner place or cause or permit anything to be placed on or in any of the common elements (except those areas designated for such storage by the condominium instruments or the Board ofDirectors) without the approval of the Board. Nothing shall be altered or constructed in
or removed from the common elements except with the prior written consent of the Board of Directors or the Covenants Committee, as appropriate (subject, however, to the applicable provisions of the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988 regarding modifications by · handicapped residents).
- No. portion of any Unit (other than the entire Unit) shall be leased for any period. No Unit Owner shall lease a Unit other than on a written form .of lease: (i) requiring the lessee to comply with the condominium instruments and rules and regulations; (ii) providing that failure to comply constitutes a default under the lease, and (iii) providing that the Board of Directors has the power to terminate the lease or to bring summary proceedings to evict the tenant in the name of the lessor after forty-five (45) days prior written notice to the Unit Owner, in the event of a default by the tenant in the performance of the lease. The Board of Directors may suggest or require a standard form lease for use by Unit Owners. No Unit shall be
]eased for a term of less than six (6) months. No Unit shall be used or leased for hotel or
transient purposes. Each Unit Owner shall, promptly after entering into any lease of a condominium Unit, forward a conformed copy of the lease to the Board of Directors. The foregoing provisions of this paragraph, except the restriction against use or occupancy for transient or .hotel purposes, shall not apply to the Association, the Declarant, or a Mortgagee in possession of a Unit as a result of foreclosure, judicial sale or a proceeding in lieu of foreclosure.
- No signs of any character shall be erected, posted or displayed upon, in, from or about any unit or common element without the prior written approval of the Board of Directors except for such signs as may be posted by (i) the Association or by the Declarant for promotional or marketing purposes, or (ii) the owner or occupant of Unit 10, the unit designated for commercial or residential use within the Condominium, upon, in, from or about said Unit 10, provided such signage complies with all sign ordinances of the City of Staunton. The foregoing provisions of this paragraph shall not apply to a Mortgagee in possession of a Unit as a result of foreclosure, judicial sale or a proceeding in lieu of foreclosure.
- Washers, dryers and other major appliances may not be installed in a Unit without the prior written approval of the Covenants Committee, except in the event such appliances replace previously existing appliances of the same character within such Unit.
- Cheri Greenfield John McNaught
- Steven S. & Jen MacRae
- Vice President
- John & Ann Bartenhagen Jr.
- Michael & Melissa Secrist