S.C.T.P.O.A. Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions stipulate
that the Architectural Control Committee (ACC) be composed of a
minimum of (4) individuals chosen by the board of trustees of
the association. The committee shall adopt policies and
procedures, subject to approval by the board of trustees, for
No building, Improvement, addition, or landscaping shall be
placed, installed, or altered on any Lot until the construction
plans and specifications showing the nature, shape,
heights, materials, colors, and proposed location of the
Improvement have been submitted to and approved
in writing by the Architectural Control Committee. The AC
Committee is not responsible for
determining compliance with structural and building codes,
zoning codes, or other governmental
regulations, all of which are the responsibility of the
Requirements for Submission. Any
proposal application is not deemed submitted until: (1) all
documents and plans pertaining to the proposal have been given
to the AC Committee, and (2) the applicant has received written
acknowledgement of receipt by a member of the AC Committee. The
date stated on the AC Committee’s written acknowledgment shall
begin the timeframe for the review and decision.
Architectural Control Committee may, at its sole discretion,
withhold consent to any proposed work if the AC Committee finds
any proposal application does not contain sufficient detail, or
the proposed work would be inappropriate
for the particular Lot or incompatible with the design standards
that the AC Committee intends for
STANDARD. Considerations such as
shape, size, design, height, impairment of the view from other
Lots within the Project or
other effect on the enjoyment of other Lots or the Common Areas,
disturbance of existing terrain and vegetation and any other
factors which the Committee reasonably believes to be relevant,
may be taken into account by the AC
Committee in determining whether or not to consent to any proposed work.
the Architectural Control Committee nor any member thereof shall
be liable to any Owner, occupant, builder, or developer for any
damage, loss, or prejudice suffered or claimed
on account of any action or failure to act of the AC Committee
or a member thereof, provided that the member has, in
accordance with the actual knowledge possessed by him, acted in
A survey by a licensed surveyor is recommended before any
construction is undertaken to avoid property disputes. Owners
are liable for any disputes between other owners, building
inspectors or Rich County.
by the Architectural Control Committee to any matter proposed to
it or within its jurisdiction shall not be deemed to constitute
a precedent or waiver impairing its right to withhold
approval as to any similar matter thereafter proposed or
submitted to it for consent.
EFFECTIVE PERIOD OF CONSENT. The
Architectural Control Committee's consent to any proposed work
shall automatically be revoked one (1) year after issuance
unless construction of the
work has been commenced or the Owner has applied for and
received an extension of time from the AC Committee.
decision of the AC Committee may, at the request of any of the
parties affected be appealed to the Board of Trustees. If
appealed, the decision of the Board shall be final, binding, and
conclusive on all of the parties affected.
Once begun, any Improvements, construction and landscaping
approved by the Committee shall be diligently prosecuted to
within one year.
MAINTENANCE OF STRUCTURES AND GROUNDS.
Responsibility of Owners. Each
Owner shall maintain his Lot and Improvements thereon in a clean
and attractive condition, in good repair, and in such fashion as
not to create a fire hazard. Such maintenance shall include,
without limitation, painting, repair, replacement, and care for
roofs, gutters, downspouts, exterior building surfaces, walks,
and other exterior Improvements and glass surfaces. In addition,
each Owner shall keep all shrubs, trees, grass, and plantings of
every kind on his Lot neatly trimmed, properly cultivated and
free of trash, weeds, and other unsightly material.
Boats and Trailers. No
mobile home over 20 years old may be placed on any lot.
No foundations are allowed.
Multi- story structures are not allowed.
Storage sheds are allowed when approved by the AC Committee.
Units placed on lots cannot exceed 16’ in height. This
restriction applies to original, as well as, new roofs, and roof
Set backs are 8 feet on one side , 10 feet on the other side
subject to neighboring units. Front set backs are 10 feet from
the property line. Rear set backs are 9 feet. An exception may
be made where there is common area butting up to the rear
property line. In that case a variance may be granted to allow
a 1 foot setback. If common area abuts the side of the
property, a 5 foot setback may be allowed. All measurements
will be taken from the outside edge of the trailer, deck or
steps at the widest point. 18 feet is required between
fences are allowed except along retaining walls, for safety. No
fence over 36” in height is allowed.