Preston Lake is a beautiful community just moments outside Harrisonburg that features Single Family, Townhomes, Duplexes and Quadplexes.
Ammenities include walking trails, a community clubhouse, swimming pool, dog park and playground.
Trash is picked up on Mondays, except for holidays, then it is Tuesday. Trash must be bagged and fit inside the can provided by Waste Management.
Rules & Regulations
Except for such signs, flags and banners as may be posted by the declarant or a builder (as permitted by the declarant) for promotional or marketing purposes or by the Association, no signs, flags or banners of any character shall be erected, posted or displayed in a location that is visible from neighboring property unless in compliance with the Design Guidelines or with the prior written approval of the Covenants Committee. Notwithstanding the above, any sign listing Lots for sale are prohibited and a listing of all Lots for sale will be available at the Clubhouse except with the prior written approval of the Board of
Directors. An owner may display an American flag, so long as the flag is displayed in accordance with the Federal Flag Code, 36 U.S.C. Sections 171-178, as amended; provided, however the appropriate size, placement and installation of a flagpole is in compliance with the Design Guidelines
Trash storage and collection shall be in accordance with the Rules and Regulations. Except in connection with construction activities, no burning of any trash and any accumulation or storage of litter, refuse, bulk materials, building materials or trash of any other kind shall be permitted on any Lot. Trash containers shall not be permitted to remain in a location visible from neighboring property except on days of trash collection. No incinerator shall be kept or maintained upon any Lot without the prior written approval of the Covenants Committee
Vehicles. Except in connection with construction activities and as provided herein with respect to Lots, no commercial vehicles over 3,500 pounds gross weight (vehicles on which commercial lettering or equipment is visible or which are larger than normally used of noncommercial purposes) taxicabs or trailers, campers, recreational vehicles (other than golf carts), boats and other large vehicles, including grounds maintenance equipment, may be parked or used on any portion of the property if it is Visible from Neighboring property or another Lot or on any public right-of-way within or adjacent to the property, unless expressly permitted by the Board of Directors and only in such parking areas or for such time periods (if any) as may be designated for such purpose. Except as may be modified by resolution of the Board of Directors, prohibited vehicles would include, without limitation, any vehicle: (1) with a load capacity in excess of one ton, (2) oversized (higher than eight feet, wider than eight feet or longer than
eighteen feet), (3) with commercial license plates or (4) with commercial signage. Parking of all such vehicles and related equipment, other than on a temporary and non-recurring basis, shall be in garages or screened enclosures approved by the Covenants Committee or in areas designated
by the Board of Directors, if any. The Board has no obligation to designate any such area or permit parking of such vehicles on the Lots not intended for and containing non-residential uses; provided, however, that parking of a reasonable number of commercial vehicles shall be permitted on the property to serve the Lots. No junk or derelict vehicle or other vehicle on which current registration plates and current county and state inspection permits are not displayed shall be kept upon any portion of the property if it is Visible from Neighboring property. Vehicle repairs and storage of vehicles are not permitted, except in accordance with the Rules and Regulations; provided, however, that washing of vehicles on Lots and noncommercial repair of vehicles is permitted within enclosed structures as provided in the Rules and Regulations. All motor vehicles, including without limitation trail bikes, motorcycles, dune buggies and snowmobiles, shall be driven only upon paved streets and parking lots. No
motor vehicles shall be driven on Trails or unpaved portions of Common Area, except vehicles authorized by the Board of Directors for Upkeep of the Common Area. This prohibition shall 22.-5-not apply to normal vehicular use of designated streets and lanes constructed on Common Area, the Private Streets and Roadway and Alleys. Subject to applicable laws and ordinances, any vehicle parked in violation of these or other restrictions contained herein or in the Rules and Regulations now or hereafter adopted may be towed by the Association at the sole expense of the owner of such vehicle if such vehicle remains in violation for a period of 24 hours from the time a notice of violation is placed on the vehicle. The Association shall not be liable to the owner of such vehicle for trespass, conversion or otherwise, nor guilty of any criminal act by reason of such towing and once the notice is posted, neither its removal, nor failure of the owner to receive the notice for any other reason, shall be grounds for relief of any kind. An affidavit of the person posting the notice stating that is was properly posted shall be conclusive evidence of proper posting
No structure of a temporary character, and no temporary trailer, tent, shack, bam, pen, kennel, run, stable or other temporary accessory building shall be erected, used or maintained on any Lot except in connection with construction or marketing activities by
the declarant or a builder (as permitted by the declarant) without the prior written approval of the Covenants Committee. The planting of plants, flowers, trees, shrubbery and crops of any type is prohibited anywhere on the common elements without the prior written consent of the Board of Directors. No fences may be erected around or on the common elements.
Antennas. No exterior antenna, satellite dish or similar exterior improvement
shall be maintained upon the property without the prior written approval of the Covenants
Committee; provided, however, that the Association shall not prevent access to
telecommunications services in violation of applicable law. Exterior antennas, satellite dishes greater than one meter (39 inches) in diameter, or amateur radio equipment generally will not be allowed upon the property if it is Visible from Neighboring property; provided, however, that: (i) an owner may install an antenna permitted by the Association's antenna mles upon prior written notice to the Covenants Committee; (ii) the Covenants Committee may approve other antennas in the appropriate circumstances; and (iii) the Covenants Committee may establish additional or different guidelines for antennas as technology changes. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Board of Directors may install and maintain antennas, satellite dishes and similar equipment on the Common Area to serve the property
Except for any fence installed by the declarant, a Builder (as permitted by the declarant) or the Association, no fence shall be installed except in compliance with the applicable Design Guidelines or with the written approval of the Covenants Committee. No chain link fence shall be permitted on the property; provided, however, that the declarant or its designees may erect a chain link fence for the temporary storage of building materials for the protection of building sites or storm water management ponds or for other construction or safety purposes.
Hunting and Firearms. No hunting or trapping of any kind or discharge of any firearm or other weapon shall be permitted without the prior written approval of the Board of Directors. Open Fires. Open burning is not permitted on the property, except that outdoor
fireplaces, grills, and chimneys may be used if equipped with fire screens to prevent the
discharge of embers or ashes
Keeping livestock, poultry or other animals on any Lot except as required for commercial research and development activities on Lots shall not be permitted, and in no event shall any stable, hutch, bam, coop or other housing or shelter for animals or for the storage of
materials be placed or maintained upon the Lot unless approved by the Covenants Committee.The maintenance, keeping, boarding or raising of animals, livestock, poultry or reptiles of any kind, regardless of number, is prohibited on any Lot or upon the Common Area, except for guide animals and a reasonable number of orderly, traditional domestic pets (e.g.. two dogs, cats or caged birds), is permitted on Lots subject to the Rules and Regulations adopted by the Board of Directors; provided, however, that such pets are not kept or maintained for commercial purposes or for breeding. Any pet causing or creating a nuisance or unreasonable disturbance or noise shall be permanently removed from the property upon ten days written notice from the Board of Directors. Pets shall not be permitted upon the Common Area unless accompanied by someone who can control the pet and unless carried or leashed. The person walking the pet shall clean up pet droppings. Any owner who keeps or maintains any pet upon any portion of the property shall be deemed to have indemnified and agreed to hold the Association, each 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 property. All pets that regularly leave the Lot shall be registered and inoculated as required by law
Compliance with Laws. 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; provided, however, that the Association and the Board of Directors shall have the power but not the obligation to enforce such laws, ordinances and regulations, enforcement being the primary responsibility of government officials. All laws, orders, rules, regulations or requirements of any governmenta agency having jurisdiction thereof relating to any portion of the property shall be complied with by and at the sole expense of the Owner, the Association, the declarant or a Subassociation, whichever shall have the obligation for the upkeep of such portion of the property.
No Unsafe Activities or Waste. Nothing shall be done or kept on the property that
will increase the rate of insurance for the Common Area or any part thereof applicable for
permitted uses without the prior written consent of the Board of Directors; including without limitation any activities that are unsafe or hazardous with respect to any person or property. No Person shall permit anything to be done or kept on the property which will result in the cancellation of any insurance on the Common Area or any part thereof or which would be in violation of any law, regulation or administrative ruling. No waste will be committed on the
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