HPCC Rules and Regulations 03.16 - Highpoint Country Club

HPCC Rules and Regulations 03.16 - Highpoint Country Club

      Community Corporation of Highpoint, Inc. Rules and Regulations   Adopted January 8, 2016     Introduction     These  Rules  and  Regulations...

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Community Corporation of Highpoint, Inc. Rules and Regulations   Adopted January 8, 2016    

Introduction     These  Rules  and  Regulations  are  adopted  by  the  Community  Corporation  of   High   Point,   Inc.   (“CCHP”)   Board   of   Trustee   pursuant   to   the   authority   contained   in   Article   6,   Section   2   of   the   CCHP   Bylaws.     The   following   Rules   and   Regulations   are   adopted   and   enacted   for   the   health,   safety,   convenience   and   greater   good   of   all   of   the   owners,   tenants,   occupants,   guests,   visitors   and   invitees   of   The   Highpoint   Country   Club   Community,   and   are   binding   upon   all   owners,   tenants,   occupants,   guests,  visitors  and  invitees  of  the  Community.     These   Rules   and   Regulations   are   enforced   internally   via   the   Grievance   Committee,   also   established   pursuant   to   the   CCHP   bylaws.   Grievance   Committee   rules   and   determinations   are   also   governed   by   the   Alternative   Dispute   Resolution   policies  established  by  CCHP.     It  is  important  to  note  that  these  Rules  and  Regulations  apply  to  all  tenants,   occupants   (family   members   or   otherwise),   guests,   invitees   and   other   users   of   the   Community   facilities,   including   roadways,   and   that   the   owners   are   additionally   responsible   for   the   actions   of   their   tenants,   occupants,   guests   and   invitees,   and   as   such,   any   violations   of   these   Rules   by   any   tenant,   occupant,   guest   or   invitee   shall   be   deemed  a  violation  by  the  owner  responsible,  in  addition  to  a  violation  of  the  tenant,   occupant,   guest   or   invitee,   subjecting   both   to   possible   fines   as   herein   set   forth.   Accordingly,   if   you   rent   your   property   or   invite   anyone   to   your   property,   for   any   purpose,  you  are  responsible  at  all  times  for  the  compliance  of  your  occupants,  your   tenant,   your   guests,   your   tenant’s   guests,   contractor,   sub-­‐contractor,   sub-­‐contractor   or  invitees,  to  these  rules  and  regulations.  We  strongly  recommend  that  you  advise   any   such   tenants,   occupants,   guests   or   other   invitees   that   they   must   comply   with   these   Rules   and   Regulations.   It   is   also   recommended   that   you   include   a   provision   of   your   lease   requiring   such   compliance   and   that   you   attach   a   current   copy   of   these   Rules  and  Regulations  to  and  make  them  a  part  of  every  lease  agreement.   These   Rules   and   Regulations,   including   but   not   limited   to   enforcement   authorization   and   the   fine   schedule,   may   be   amended   or   revised   by   the   Board   of   Trustees   in   an   effort   to   keep   all   materials   relevant   and   current.   This   revision   is   dated:  January  2016.          

   

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Article I-General   Those violating any of the Rules and Regulations contained herein, or as may be enacted from time to time by the Board of Trustees, are subject to the imposition of sanctions, including warning, fines, suspension of privileges of membership and suspension of use of common areas. A Grievance Committee has been established to conduct hearings to determine whether violations of these rules and regulations have occurred. Where a breach of a rule or regulation also constitutes an unlawful act, CCHP reserves the right to actively pursue all lawful remedies in addition to any penalties outlined herein.

Section 1:

All property located within The Highpoint Country Club Community is zoned R-4 Residential by the Township of Montague. No use other than residential is permitted in such zone, unless approved in writing by the Board of Trustees and the appropriate variances are approved by Montague Township.  

Section 2

All applicable municipal, state, or federal codes and statutes are incorporated herein by reference, as are the Bylaws of CCHP. Any violations of said laws shall be a violation of these Rules subjecting the violator to the penalties herein provided. This includes use other than residential.

Section 3:

No community resident may, at any time, be the “guest” of another community resident for the purpose of accessing or using any CCHP owned community facility.

Section 4:

Any non-resident who repeatedly violates any rule or rules, regulation or regulations of CCHP may be barred and prohibited by the Board of Trustees from entry into the community. During such period of barring and prohibition, should such non-resident be found within the community, they shall be prosecuted for trespassing. Such barred party may apply for reinstatement upon a showing of good cause. To the extent the nonresident is a guest or invitee of an owner, the owner may be subject to the penalties herein provided. Note: N.J.S. 23:4-16 restricts hunting practices in the state and violators of this statute may be subject to penalties as provided therein.

Section 5:

Hunting of any kind is NOT permitted within the community. Rifles or pistols of any kind may NOT be fired at any time. These rules include air and gas powered rifles or pistols. Bows, crossbows, and arrows are NOT permitted.    

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Section 6:

Outdoor fires (including chimeneas and other commercially manufactured fire pits) are permitted only per state law. A violation of state law is a violation of these Rules. The burning of garbage, trash or leaves is prohibited. The use of fireworks of any kind or type is not permitted on any day or time of year.

Section 7:

Loud music, as well as disruptive, vulgar or offensive behavior of any kind is not permitted.

Section 8:

Yard sales are limited to two annually per unit, and only household and personal items may be sold. Dated permits must be obtained from the Association office prior to conducting the sale and prominently displayed during the sale.

Section 9:

A “zero tolerance” policy exists regarding any act of vandalism against common areas, equipment, or property owned or under the control of CCHP. Person(s) found guilty of vandalism will have recreational privileges revoked for a period not to exceed one year, be subject to fines not to exceed $1000.00, be liable for the full cost of repair to vandalized property, and will be subject to prosecution to the fullest extent of the law.

Section 10:

Posted Hours shall be observed for any property owned by or under the control of CCHP.

Article  I  Fine  Schedule   Article  I,  Section  1   First  Offense  

Warning  with   opportunity  to   correct  

Second  Offense   Third  Offense   (including  failure   to  correct  after   warning)   $200  +  zoning   $500  +  zoning   complaint   complaint  

Fourth  Offense  

$1000  +  zoning   complaint  

Article I, Sections 2&3 First  Offense   Warning  

Second  Offense   $100  

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Third  Offense   $150  

 

Fourth  Offense   $200  

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Article I, Sections 4 &5 First  Offense   Warning  

Second  Offense   $200  

Third  Offense   $500  

Fourth  Offense   $1000  

Third Offense $150

Fourth Offense $200

Third Offense $300

Fourth Offense $500

Article, I, Sections 6, 7 & 8 First Offense Warning

Second Offense $100

Article I, Sections 9 & 10 First Offense Warning

Second Offense $200

Article II-RECREATIONAL FACILITIES Pool, Beach, Lakes, Tennis Courts, Playground, Basketball Court and Baseball Field The Community Corporation of Highpoint, Inc. is not responsible for injuries resulting from swimming, fishing, boating or the use of any recreational facilities or areas. Use of all recreational areas and facilities are at the user’s own risk. The recreational facilities are for the use and enjoyment of all Members whose assessments are current as well as all members of their household with whom they reside within the Community and all tenants of Members whose assessments are current provided such Member has provided CCHP with a properly executed Waiver of Rights in favor of the CCHP. The rights and considerations of all residents must be respected at all times when using recreational facilities. “Current” shall be defined as both past due and current amounts on the Member’s account being paid in full as of the 15th day of the month. Failure to remain current will result in fines as set forth below. Community issued photo identification cards must be presented at all recreational areas or use of same WILL be denied. Section 1:

All posted rules as well as hours of operation of recreational facilities must be adhered to.

Section 2:

Absolutely no alcoholic beverages are permitted at any recreational facility or on any common area owned or under the control of CCHP.

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Section 3:

Excessively loud or vulgar music and/or language or behavior which is loud, vulgar, offensive or derogatory towards any individual is prohibited at any CCHP recreation or common area.

Section 4:

Glass containers of any kind are not allowed in recreational areas.

Section 5:

Smoking at the pool and other facilities shall be allowed only in those areas properly designated and with proper receptacles for ashes, butts, etc. Smoking is not permitted at the pool or at any recreational area by any individual under the age of 19. All smokers shall use receptacles available for such purpose.

  Fine Schedule as to all Article II First Offense

Second Offense

Third Offense

Fourth Offense

Warning, ejectment + mandatory conference and sign off

$100 + revocation of privileges (max. 12 months)

$150 + trespass complaint where appropriate

$200 + trespass complaint where appropriate

 

  Article III- Tennis and Basketball Courts

Section 1:

Reservations may be required for use of courts. One group may sign up for one (1) hour at a time for one (1) court.

Section 2:

All posted rules must be observed. Violations of posted rules shall be a violation hereunder.

Section 3:

Appropriate attire shall be required at all times. Sneakers must be worn while on the playing surface.

Section 4:

NO music boxes should be played inside or near the court area so as not to disturb the players.

Section 5:

NO roller skates, bicycles or other devices that are not used to play tennis will be allowed inside the court.

Section 6:

NO dogs or animals are allowed in the court area.

Section 7:

All ball cans, lids or other litter is to be properly disposed of in trash cans.

Section 8:

No glass containers of any kind are allowed in the court area.

Section 9:

ID Cards will be checked periodically. All Members must display them upon request.

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Fine Schedule as to all Article III First Offense

Second Offense

Third Offense

Fourth Offense

Warning +Mandatory Conference with Grievance Committee

$100 + Revocation of Privileges (Max. 12 Months)

$150+ Trespass Complaint

$200 + Trespass Complaint

 

Article IV-Pool and Beach Areas Entry to the pool area shall require a community issued ID or guest pass and shall require sign in at the pool. Lifeguards are in charge of swimming areas and their instructions MUST be obeyed. Swimming and other water activities may be dangerous and caution and care must be exercised when using these areas. Anyone swimming after posted hours, without a lifeguard assumes all risk associated therewith and waives any claim against CCHP for damages, injuries and costs resulting from such use. Pool access shall only be via the path behind the clubhouse which shall be marked for such purpose. Individuals with disabilities requiring assistance to enter the pool area shall register with the office on a yearly basis, which registration shall include a doctor’s note specifying the extent and nature of the disability and the need for alternative access to the pool as a result of such disability. Upon such registration, a handicap access ID shall be issued. Those with such ID’s may utilize the alternative pool access path, which shall be properly marked for handicap access only. Such pathway shall be restricted to those with proper handicap access ID’s only.

Section 1:

Swimming is permitted at the beach and pool and ONLY in the presence of a lifeguard.

Section 2:

Boating and fishing are NOT permitted in the swimming areas.

Section 3:

NO glass containers are permitted in the swimming areas. No food or beverages (including alcoholic beverages) are permitted within the pool area with the exception of bottled water. Food and beverages, other than alcoholic, are permitted at the picnic areas and beach pavilion.

Section 4:

No gas powered watercraft, including but not limited to boats or other vehicles or vessels, are permitted on the lake.

Section 5:

Ice-skating, ice fishing, snowmobiling and ice boating are PROHIBITED on the lakes. Ice-skating is permitted on the ice skating pond ONLY – conditions permitting.

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Section 6:

Lost ID cards will be replaced with a charge of $25. Owners are entitled to one free ID card replacement. In the case of landlord/tenants, landlords are required to have ID cards, thus the issuance of ID cards to tenants constitutes the free replacement. Subsequent tenants or losses are then chargeable.

Section 7:

Boat launching will be permitted from a designated section of the beach and from privately owned lake front property ONLY. Boats cannot be stored on CCHP property, other than where designated.

Section 8:

No child under the age of ten (10) will be permitted inside the pool or beach area unless accompanied by an adult, eighteen (18) years of age or older.

Section 9:

Pyramids are not allowed in the pool. Pool steps shall be utilized when exiting the pool.

Section 10:

No pets are allowed on the beach or in the pool area with the exception of service dogs.

Section 11:

Proper attire, cover-ups/footwear must be worn when not in immediate pool area.

Section 13:

ALL boat owners must obtain an identification sticker from CCHP.

Section 14:

Children who are not toilet trained may not enter the pool or lakes unless they are wearing plastic “SWIM” pants with fitting elastic waist and leg bands.

Section 15:

Use of all swimming areas is at all times subject to the New Jersey State Bathing Code N.J.A.C, 8:26-5.4 (a). All users must obey all rules governing admission, bathing and conduct of patrons, and all posted rules, may include, but not be limited to, the following provisions:

Any person showing evidence of any communicable skin disease, sore or inflamed eyes, cold, nasal or ear discharges, or any other communicable disease shall be denied admission. Any person with excessive sunburn, open blisters, cuts, or bandages shall be denied admission. Do not enter the water if you are experiencing or recovering from diarrhea or have had any signs or symptoms of a gastrointestinal (stomach) disease in the past seven days. All children in diapers must wear plastic pants with snug fitting elastic waist and leg bands. Do not wash out soiled diapers in the bathing water.

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Children should be encouraged to use the restroom before entering the water. Immediately report any accidents you observe in the bathing waters to a lifeguard. No animals, except for service animals, shall be allowed in the swimming pool, wading pool, hot tub, or spa area, dressing rooms, or other parts of the enclosure. Glass containers shall be prohibited in food and drink areas. All persons shall shower before entering the water. Conduct which endangers the safety and comfort of others shall be prohibited. Outdoor bathing shall be prohibited during an electrical storm. Persons suspected of being under the influence of drugs or alcohol shall be prohibited from entering the water. Policies and procedures regarding water toys and floating devices shall be established to ensure a safe bathing environment. Section 16:

Access to the pool area designated by parking/pool access signs must be adhered to.

Anyone violating any of these rules assumes all risks associated therewith, waives any claims against CCHP that may result therefrom and shall fully defend and indemnify CCHP for any third party claims that arise as a result of such violation(s). Fine Schedule as to all Article IV First Offense

Second Offense

Third Offense

Fourth Offense

Warning + Mandatory Conference with the Grievance Committee

$100 + Revocation of Privileges (Max. of 12 Months)

$125 + Trespass Complaint

$150 + Trespass Complaint

Article V – Storage of Vehicles, Identification and Stickers Section 1:

Storing boats that are not used in Holiday Lake and other vehicles not permitted to be used in Holiday Lake or upon other CCHP facilities are prohibited.

Section 2:

In order to utilize Community amenities, including the pool, beach, tennis courts, etc., all residents and their children over the age of 5 must have a Community photo ID card issued from the Community office. Use of community amenities is only available to owners (and their tenants, if

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applicable), whose dues, assessments and other financial obligations to CCHP are current. Delinquent owners (and their tenants if applicable) shall not be permitted the privileges of use of Community amenities. Section 3:

Landlords shall register all tenants with the CCHP office, upon Tenant Registration Forms provided by the office. Landlords shall pay a Tenant Registration fee of $50.00 to cover the administrative efforts and costs associated with such registration. Such registration shall be done with 2 weeks of a tenant’s moving in. Registration shall include identification of all residents, including all family members), identification of all vehicles associated with the tenants/residents, a copy of registration and insurance cards for all such vehicles.

Section 4:

ALL Owners and Tenants must register all vehicles, including automobiles, trucks, boats, etc. utilized by occupants of their home with the office. All owners and tenants shall display registration decals prominently in all such vehicles which decals shall be provided by the office upon registration.

Section 5:

ALL Owners must obtain photo identification cards from the office. Owner ID cards are issued free of charge. Lost cards shall be replaced at the cost of $25 and only upon the Owner’s signed certification that the ID has been lost and will be returned upon to the office if found or located. The $25 cost of replacement fee may be waived in the event the Owner has not requested a replacement previously and has been in good standing for a period of the preceding 12 consecutive months.

Section 6:

Each unit is entitled to receive up to 30 guest passes per year for use of the pool, free of charge. Thereafter, the office shall charge a fee for the issuance of additional guest passes.

Section 7:

All multi-unit buildings/properties within the Community shall provide a contact person as well as contact information for such person, including phone numbers, email addresses, etc., to the office, so that the office may address any violations of any common property in such multi-unit building/properties, as well as for safety purposes. Each owner of a condominium unit shall be jointly and severally responsible to comply with these rules as it relates to any common property of a multi-unit building/property.

Fine  Schedule  as  to  all  Article  V   First Offense

Second Offense

Third Offense

Fourth Offense

Warning

$100

$150

$200

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Article VI-Renting and Resale Section 1:

Owners MUST notify the CCHP office of the rental, lease, or sale of their property within one week of a fully executed agreement for same, so that resident registration and closing procedure packages may be promptly forwarded to new residents. In the case of a sale, it is the obligation of the selling owner to advise the purchaser, and any agent acting on the owner’s behalf, of the registration requirements herein provided. The registration shall be filled in and provided to the office before the tenant moves in.

Section lA:

For each new tenant, prior to moving in, a tenant registration fee of $50 (to be paid by the owner) is required for all new tenants, including tenants relocating within the community. . The registration shall include a true copy of the municipal approval of the tenancy, and an acknowledgement that the landlord owner shall assign the rental payments to CCHP in the event the owner’s dues and assessments remain unpaid for a period of 30 days. The registration shall also include an acknowledgement by the tenant that it has received a copy of these Rules and Regulations and is bound by them.

Section 2:

Owners are responsible for the actions of their Tenants and must ensure that they have vehicle stickers and current ID badges as required. As such, in the event a tenant violates any Rules herein set forth, both the owner and the tenant may be cited for such violation and both shall be liable in the event of a finding that a violation has occurred. Owners are responsible for the payment of all dues and other fees and charges due to CCHP, regardless of whether their rental agreement requires the tenant to pay, and Owner hereby assign to CCHP rental payments due to owner in the event dues and other fees remain unpaid for a period of 30 days. Such assignment shall remain in effect for so long as owner has a tenant.

Section 3:

Owners are responsible to ensure that ALL Tenants or Buyers are aware of and receive a copy of the Rules and Regulations. Owners must incorporate these Rules and Regulations as a part of any and all lease agreements.

Section 4:

Only one "For Sale" or "For Rent" sign is permitted per property. Signs will not total more than 18 inches by 18 inches in size. All signs violating this rule will be removed by Community Corporation of Highpoint, Inc. personnel where such sign is found on common area, including "right of ways," and may be picked up from the administration office. During "Open Houses," one additional sign may be placed on the property being offered for sale for a maximum time frame of 4 hours.

Section 5:

Upon transfer if title, whether voluntary or involuntary, the transferring owner shall notify the title recipient that, among other things, that the property is within the Highpoint County Club Community and that as such membership in CCHP is compulsory requiring compliance with CCHP

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governing documents including these Rules and Regulations. Further, owners shall advise transferees that they should contact the CCHP office in order to obtain transfer requirements and instructions which include transfer notification and new owner registration forms and other administrative requirements, including administrative fees. These administrative fees are due on the date of the deed, regardless of the date of recording and whether it is in fact recorded. Fine Schedule as to all Article VI First Offense

Second Offense

Third Offense

Fourth Offense

Warning

$200

$250

$300

     

Article VII- Health and Sanitation All residents must contract directly with an appropriate sanitation company to remove garbage from their properties. The Township of Montague rules in this regard must be adhered to. Section1:

There shall be NO Dumping is anywhere in the community. Residential trash or garbage may not be placed in containers at recreational areas or Clubhouse.

Section 2:

All waste, trash, garbage, etc. MUST be bagged securely and placed in a trash receptacle or garbage can with lid to prevent animals from scattering it and to permit easy removal. All garbage cans must be clearly marked identifying the resident’s street address and unit ID.

Section 3:

Excess garbage may NOT be put out for collection until the day of pickup. All garbage cans must be removed from pickup areas and properly stored by the end of the day designated for pickup.

Section 4:

Items may be left out for bulk pickup only on the day for which arrangements have been previously made for their removal.

Section 5:

Burning of garbage, trash or leaves is strictly PROHIBITED.

Section 6:

Montague’s Littering Ordinance is incorporated herein. Pursuant to the Littering Ordinance of Township of Montague: A: Persons shall not throw, drop, discard or deposit litter of any nature upon any public or private property other than in a litter receptacle. B: No person shall sweep or deposit litter in any gutter, street or other public place.

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C: It shall be the duty of the owner, lessee, tenant, occupant or person in charge of any structure to keep the sidewalk and curb abutting the building or structure free from obstruction or nuisance of every kind. D: It shall be unlawful for any owner, lessee, agent, or contractor in charge of a construction or demolition site to permit the accumulation of debris or litter before, during, or after completion of any construction or demolition project. E: No person shall throw or deposit any handbill in or upon any vehicle. No solicitation material of any kind may be distributed or posted within the community. F:

It shall be unlawful for any residential property owner to store or permit storage of any tires, or bulky household waste, including household appliances, furniture, and mattresses in areas zoned residential, except in a fully enclosed structure.

G: It shall be unlawful for any residential or commercial Property Owner to permit open or overflowing waste disposal bins on their property. H: It shall be unlawful for any person to discard or dump along any street or road, any household or commercial waste. I:

It shall be unlawful for any vehicle to be driven, moved, stopped or parked on any community road unless such vehicle is constructed or loaded to prevent any of its load from dropping, shifting, leaking or otherwise escaping from it.

Any resident, owner or condominium violating any provision shall be subject to a fine of not less than two hundred dollars ($200) nor more than one thousand dollars ($1000). If said violation is of a continuing nature, each day during which it continues shall constitute a separate and distinct defense. Fine Schedule as to all Article VII First Offense Warning

Second Offense $200

Third Offense $300

Fourth Offense 1000

Note: any fines levied hereunder shall be in addition to any fines issued by Montague Township.

Article VIII-Animals Section 1:

NO animal, livestock, or poultry of any kind shall be raised, bred, or kept on any property with the exception of household pets and service animals.

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Section 2:

NO pets are permitted in any recreational area or bus stop with the exception of service animals.

Section 3:

ALL unleashed and stray dogs will be reported to and picked up by the local animal control officer.

Section 4:

Excessive dog barking may be reported to the local animal control officer as well as being grounds for the imposition of fines as herein set forth. .

The following shall be grounds for a complaint and finding of a public nuisance and imposition of a fine, to the pet owner and if such pet owner is a tenant, to the property owner, under these Rules and Regulations: Section 5:

Dogs must be leashed at all times. No dog, whether or not vicious, shall run at large within the Community, with or without its owner.

Section 6:

A pet owner shall not allow any animal or animals to cause any unsanitary, dangerous or offensive conditions by virtue of the size or number of animals maintained at a single location or due to the inadequacy of the facilities.

Section 7:

Creating a public nuisance is prohibited. It shall be a violation for any pet owner to suffer, allow or permit any animal to molest, attack or otherwise interfere with the freedom of movement of persons in the public right-ofway to chase vehicles in the public right-of-ways or to attack their domestic animals or in any other way, create a public nuisance.

Section 8:

DOGS No person owning, harboring, keeping or in charge of any dog shall cause, suffer, or allow such dog to soil, defile or defecate on any road, thoroughfare, sidewalk, passageway, byways, play area, recreation areas or other common ground owned by CCHP, or any place where people congregate or walk, or upon any private property other than that of the owner unless such person immediately removes and disposes of all feces deposited by such dog by any sanitary method at their disposal. The feces removed from the aforementioned designated areas shall be disposed of by the person owning, harboring, keeping or in charge of such dog in a sanitary manner within the confines of their own property. Residents are at all times responsible for curbing their pets, carrying “pooper scoopers” or other means of disposal of droppings, and for proper care of their pets.

Section 9:

TOWNSHIP OF MONTAGUE CHAPTER 34 – DOGS Chapter 34 of the Township of Montague’s Code, in its entirety, is hereby incorporated into and made part of the Rules and Regulations of the CCHP, by reference.

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Section 10:

HORSES Horses may not be kept, bred or ridden anywhere within the boundaries of the Community.

All violations of this Article, by any tenant or occupant of an owner, shall be an additional and separate violation of the owner. Fine Schedule as to all Article VIII First Offense

Second Offense

Third Offense

Fourth Offense

Warning

$200

$250

$300

Note: any fines levied hereunder shall be in addition to any fines issued by Montague Township.

Article IX- Traffic and Parking Regulations Roadways within the Community are maintained for the use of the members for the purpose of travelling to and from their homes within the community to places within the community and outside the community. They are not to be used for recreational activities such as playing ball. Section 1:

With the exception of CCHP maintenance staff, golf carts may only be used on community roads to the extent necessary to play the course or maintain same. The operator must be a mature and responsible person with a valid driver’s license. In no case may golf carts be used for other purposes such as local transportation by persons of any age.

Section 2:

Snowmobiles, unlicensed motorcycles, motorized bicycles, mini-bikes, dirt bikes, motorized tricycles or scooters, segways, “hovercrafts” motorized quads, go carts, or other vehicles of a similar nature, including those commonly known as ATVs, ATCs, shall not be operated anywhere within the community or stored within the community except inside a garage or other fully enclosed area suitable for that purpose.

Section 3:

All allowable vehicles using community roads must be legally registered to operate on state roads, and insured as required by the state. ALL state and local laws and regulations must be adhered to. All road safety signs must be adhered to. Driving which is reckless or erratic, i.e., doing “donuts”, racing, etc. is prohibited anywhere in the community.

Section 4:

Owners are responsible for any damage or injury caused by their occupants, including children and their guests.

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Section 5:

Exceeding the speed limit shall be a violation of these Rules. Speed limit on all Community roads is Twenty- Five (25) miles per hour and enforced by the New Jersey State Police.

Section 6:

Overnight parking is not permitted on community roads. No parking is permitted except in designated areas. No recreational vehicle or vehicle larger than a pickup truck (without a cap) is permitted to park overnight. Residents may seek exception to this regulation only by making application for a special vehicle sticker through the office. The application must be accompanied by three photos of the vehicle (front, rear and side view). Applications will be reviewed and exceptions made on a case by case basis.

Section 7:

All vehicular accidents occurring inside the community must be reported to the CCHP office.

Section 8:

Bicycles and other road vehicles must be equipped with proper safety equipment, reflectors, brakes and night-lights. Riders must adhere to all helmet laws and safety regulations.

Section 9:

All derelict, abandoned, immobile, or unregistered vehicles are subject to fines and/or towing at the property owner's expense. No vehicle or "RV" trailer may be stored or kept in any parking area, lawn area, or any common area belonging to any condominium or CCHP. For the purposes of this section, “immobile" shall be defined as any vehicle not routinely driven or utilized as a source of transportation.

Section 10:

All residents of CCHP shall be permitted ingress and egress to the community unimpeded provided: A) The vehicles are properly identified and registered with a CCHP sticker, or, B) The resident has in his/her possession a photo ID card issued by the CCHP and the vehicle is not of a type prohibited by other regulations.

Section 11:

All visitors and guests are required to display a proper guest pass on the dashboard of the vehicle at all times when in the community.

Section 12:

Employees of CCHP or of other entities within the community shall, at all times, be required to have photo ID cards or such other means of identification as the Board of Trustees may deem reasonable.

Section 13:

Body work, painting or major vehicle repair work of any kind is prohibited within the community.

Section 14;

Use of Mobility Scooters by persons with disabilities is regulated by New Jersey statute: N.J.S. 39:4-14.15. Compliance with such statute shall be required of all users of mobility scooters within the Community.

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Fine Schedule as to Article IX First Offense

Second Offense

Third Offense

Fourth Offense

Warning

$100 + possible towing

$150 + possible towing

$200 + possible towing

Fine Schedule as to Article IX Sections 10-13 First Offense

Second Offense

Third Offense

Fourth Offense

Warning

$100 + Towing

$150 + Towing

$200 + Towing

 

Article X-Construction and Renovations   Section  1:  

No   site   preparation   may   be   commenced,   no   tent,   trailer,   structure  or building of any sort may be moved to, erected or constructed on any lot and no construction may begin within the Community until the property owner has applied for and received a Construction Review Approval from CCHP. A Construction Review Approval application must be filed with the Office and approved by the Board of Directors prior to commencement of any construction. If applicable, a Road Opening Permit must be filed with the Office and approved by the Board of Directors prior to commencement of any construction. A. A Construction Review Approval letter will be issued by CCHP upon presentation and review of a copy of building plans for such construction ensuring such construction or renovation to be compatible generally with the nature and character of the community. All such approvals will be subject to issuance of a building permit by Montague Township, adherence to all applicable zoning and construction ordinances. A check in the amount of $1,500 per dwelling unit shall be submitted with all applications for new construction. The $1,500 consists of a $500 Construction Review Fee and $1,000 as a security, to be returned 6 months after the issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy, subject to deduction for damages that may have occurred to roadways, bridges, or other common areas during construction, as well as to insure compliance with these Rules and Regulations. In the case of a “road opening,” a separate bond in the amount of $1,500 must be posted, such to be returned 12 months after completion of the roadwork. Exterior renovations to existing structures with a dollar value more than $1,000 requires a $500 deposit, of which $25 is kept as a review fee and $475 to be returned upon final building department approval, less any amounts returned due to damage to common areas. Exterior renovations to existing structures with a dollar value less than $1,000 require $100 deposit, of which $25 is kept as a review fee, and

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$75 to be returned upon final building department approval, less any amounts retained due to damage to common areas. B. The Construction Review Approval issued by CCHP will be good for a period concurrent with the building permit for which it was issued. Six months after successful completion of the project without damage, as noted above, and receipt of a copy of the Certificate of Occupancy for new construction or Certificate of Completion for other construction, the amount of $1,000 will be refunded to the property owner. C. All contractors must sign in at our office upon arrival every day that they are working in the community. Upon completion, contractors shall advise the office. Section 2:

No construction or exterior renovation shall be starting without providing a copy of a valid Montague Township Building Permit to CCHP’s administrative office.

Section 3:

No general construction shall be permitted on Sundays or holidays without previous written approval from CCHP. Construction work may not commence before 8:00 a.m. on Saturdays.

Section 4:

Property owners are at all times responsible for the actions of the builders, contractors, and service vendors with whom they have contracted.

Section 5:

Construction vehicles and/or construction equipment storage or major repair is prohibited except with the expressed written consent of the Board of Trustees, subject to any terms and conditions it may require.

Section 6:

Metal tracked vehicles of any type are prohibited from using any roadway in the Community.

Section 7:

Only one sign identifying the owner is permitted. During new construction, a sign will be permitted with the General Contractor’s and Sale Agent’s names, addresses, and phone numbers.

Section 8:

All signs must be free standing. No signs will be attached to trees.

Section 9:

All signs shall not total more than 18 inches by 18 inches. All signs violating this rule will subject the owner to fines as allowable under these Rules and Regulations.

Section 10:

No more than one (1) dock per condominium lot is permitted.

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Section 11:

No change of the contour of the lakefront waterline is permitted, other than provided for in the deeds.

Section 12:

NO docks are permitted without the written approval of CCHP. Docks will comply with CCHP standards and must cover a minimum of fifty (50) square feet of lake surface. No dock will extend more than fifteen (15) feet from the shoreline and be more than twelve (12) inches above the high water level. Docks must have a minimum width of six (6) feet.

Section 13:

No concrete, stone, or docks that impede the flow of the lakes is permitted.

Section 14:

Delivery of factory constructed units is subject to advance arrangement with the administration office of CCHP. Units may not be parked on CCHP property. Community property shall be defined as being inclusive of the 50 foot right of way along all roadways. Trailers with factory constructed units (modular) must be kept on the construction site at all times. Modular units must be placed within 48 hours of delivery and trailers removed from the community within 48 hours of placement.

Section 15:

Lot clearing and construction-owners and/or builders must notify the office in writing of the date on which they will “clear a lot”, as defined by the cutting of trees, brush and/or re-grading. Construction of a new dwelling must commence within 6 months of that date. Clearing must in all cases include the removal of any debris (tree limbs, tree trunks, logs, brush, wood chip piles, etc.) created during the clearing process, and installation of a “silt fence.” Trees may not be left partially cut or as “stumps.” Owners/Builders who are unable to comply with the time frame may apply for an extension through the Grievance Committee.

Section 16:

The use of Community roadways for construction projects may be subject to a road access fee for contribution to the CCHP capital fund, for purpose of among other things, road improvement as determined by the Board upon review of the application.

Fine Schedule as to all Article X First Offense Warning

Second Offense $200

Third Offense $400

Fourth Offense $1000

Nothing in this section shall effect any owner’s obligation to comply with all state, county and local laws with respect to construction.   Article XI- Exterior Property and Visible Interior Areas   Section 1:

Sanitation: All exterior property and premises shall be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition. The occupant shall keep that part of the exterior property, which such occupant occupies, or controls, in a clean

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and sanitary condition. All properties are expected to have and maintain in garbage container facilities or other adequate area sufficient in size for the storage of garbage cans needed to service the residents. All such areas shall be kept in clean and sanitary condition and be out of view from the roadway. Section 2:

Grading and Drainage: All premises shall be graded and maintained to prevent erosion of soil and to prevent the accumulation of stagnant water thereon, or within any structure located thereon.

Section 3:

Sidewalks and Driveways: All sidewalks, walkways, stairs, driveways, parking spaces and similar areas shall be kept in a proper state of repair and maintained free from hazardous conditions.

Section 4

A: Grass and Weeds: As of the first of June, every year, all premises and exterior property shall be maintained free from grass and weeds in excess of 6 (six) inches. A. Uncut dead trees and shrubs shall be removed. B. Organic debris must be collected and removed from the lot. Dumping and/or mounding of soil or fill on unoccupied lots is prohibited. C. Warning letter will be mailed. If non-compliance within 10 days from the date of the notice, immediate $100 fine. Owner will be charged an additional $250.00 if they do not comply with the second notice within 10 days. A lien may be placed on the property.

Section 5:

Accessory Structures: All accessory structures, including detached garages, fences and walls, shall be maintained structurally sound and in good repair. Accessory structures, which are constructed of canvas or other fabric type materials, and used for storage purposes, such as tents, screen houses, garage, etc. are considered as temporary or seasonal in nature. They may not remain on any property for longer than six (6) consecutive months and may not be present from November 1st through April 1st.

Section 6:

Fencing: Shall be allowable in accordance with such guidelines as exist within the R-4 zoning Ordinance. In addition: a. b. c. d. e. f.

the finished, non-structure supporting side of the fence shall always face outward from the fenced property no fencing shall be permitted on that portion of the property which abuts a roadway (road frontage) the maximum linear feet of fencing on any property may not exceed 50% of the footage of the perimeter of the property no fence may exceed five (5) feet in height installed all fencing must be properly maintained property owners must submit a plot sketch and fence detail to the office prior to installation.

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Section 7:

The exterior of all properties, including condominium buildings, are to be kept clear of all stored items or clutter, inclusive of children’s toys and/or bicycles, which are not to be left unattended or strewn about front lawns or other common areas.

Section 8:

Exterior Storage: No unlicensed vehicle, boat (except for craft otherwise permitted to be in Holiday Lake), RV Trailer, landscaping trailer, hauling trailer, horse trailer, interior furnishing, commercial equipment, or construction equipment or “parts” of the foregoing may be stored or kept on the exterior portion of any property within the community. Notwithstanding the foregoing, single axle boat trailers and single axle hauling trailers are permitted to be kept on exterior portions of properties. A current up to date registration and license plate must be displayed on all such trailers. Trailers must be kept in good condition.

Section 9:

Wood used for heat must be neatly stacked. No more than two cords of wood may be stored per property owner at one time. Canvas used to cover stored items and cords of wood must be brown or green in color.

Section 10:

Windows shall not be covered with sheets or blankets, rather than blinds, curtains or other appropriate and ordinary window treatments.

Fine Schedule as to all Article XI First Offense

Warning  

Second Offense (non-compliance after warning notice) $200

Third Offense (non-compliance after second notice) $500

Fourth Offense

$1000

Article XII-Exterior Maintenance Section 1:

General: The exterior of a structure shall be maintained in good repair, structurally sound and sanitary so as not to pose a threat to the public health, safety or welfare.

Section 2:

Exterior Painting: All wood and metal surfaces, including but not limited to window frames, doors, door frames, cornices, porches and trim shall be maintained in good condition. Peeling, flaking, and chipped paint shall be eliminated and surfaces repainted.

Section 3:

Street Numbers: Each structure to which a street number has been assigned shall have such number displayed in a position easily observed and readable from the public right of way.

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Section 4:

Structural Members: All structural members shall be maintained free of deterioration, and shall be capable of safely supporting the imposed dead and live loads.

Section 5:

Foundation Walls: All foundation walls shall be maintained plumb and free from open cracks and breaks and shall be kept in such condition so as to prevent the entry of water.

Section 6:

Exterior Walls: All exterior walls shall be free from holes, breaks loose or rotten materials and maintained weatherproof and properly surface coated where required to prevent deterioration.

Section 7:

Roof and Drainage: The roof and flashing shall be sound, tight, and to have be free of defects that admit rain. Roof drainage shall be adequate to prevent dampness or deterioration in the walls or interior portion of the structure. Roof drains; gutters, and downspouts shall be maintained in good repair and free from all obstruction. Roof water shall not be discharged in a manner that creates a nuisance.

Section 8:

Decorative Features: All cornices, belt courses, corbels, terra cotta trim, wall facings, and similar features shall be maintained in good repair with proper anchorage and in a safe condition.

Section 9:

Overhang Extensions: All cornices, metal awnings, fire escapes, and similar overhang extensions shall be maintained in good repair and be properly anchored so as to be kept in sound condition. When required, all exposed surfaces of metal or wood shall be protected form the elements and against decay or rust by periodic application of weather coating materials, such as paint or similarly surface treatment.

Section 10:

Stairs and Walking Surfaces: Every stair, ramp, balcony, porch, deck or other walking surfaces shall comply with this Exterior Maintenance section.

Section 11:

Stairways, Decks, Porches and Balconies: Every exterior stairway, deck, porch and balcony, and appurtenances attached thereto, shall be maintained structurally sound, in good repair, with proper anchorage and capable of supporting the imposed loads.

Section 12:

Chimneys: All chimneys and similar appurtenances shall be maintained safe and sound, and in good repair. All exposed surfaces of metal or wood shall be protected from the elements and against decay or rust by periodic application of weather-coating materials such as paint or similar surface treatment.

Section 13:

Handrails and Guards: Every handrail and guard shall be firmly fastened and capable of supporting normally imposed loads and shall be maintained in good condition.

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Section 14:

Windows and Door Frames: Every window, door and frame shall be kept in sound condition, good repair and weather tight.

Section 15:

Glazing: All glazing materials shall be maintained free from cracks and holes.

Section 16:

Doors: All exterior doors and hardware shall be maintained in good condition.

Section 17:

Basement Hatchways: Every basement hatchway shall be maintained to prevent the entrance of rain and surface drainage water.

Section 18:

Clotheslines and other detracting items are not permitted on the balconies, porches or exteriors of units.

Section 19:

Absolutely no storage is permitted on patios, decks or balconies except seasonal outdoor furniture and related items.

Section 20:

Outdoor grills, barbeques, hibachis or other cooking appliance generating an open flame are permitted only in accordance with New Jersey law.  

Fine Schedule as to all Article XII First Offense

Second Offense

Third Offense

Fourth Offense

Warning

$200

$500

$1000

Maintenance and repairs to the exterior areas within individual properties are the owners’ responsibility. CCHP maintenance staff is not to be utilized for purposes of maintenance and repairs to owner properties.    

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