Most Commonly Asked Questions
WHO MANAGES OUR ASSOCIATION?
Baran Property Management 727-203-3343
WHAT DOES IT MEAN IF I GET A VIOLATION NOTICE?
The owner will be notified of the violation and an immediate correction requested.If the violation is not corrected, the findings together with the recommendations of the committee, will be referred to the board of directors for action at its next action.
Please reference the ARC Rules and Regulations 5.12 (a) (b) (c) (c-1) (d)
WHAT IS THE ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW PROCESS?
A completed application, including fee, must be submitted to the ARC Committee. The Committee, after reviewing the application and hearing any comments by the attendees at the meeting, and Committee Members, will vote on the application. It may adjourn to determine if further information or consideration is deemed necessary. Or the Committee may grant the application.
Please reference the Rules Enforcement Committee Rules and Regulations 1.5.1 – 1.5.7
CAN I MAKE CHANGES TO MY PROPERTY? Yes
All modifications to the exterior of your home or property is required to obtain a permit from the ARC before any work “including clearing” is done on the property.
Please reference the ARC Rules and Regulations 1.1.1-1.1.9
WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR INSTALLING A FENCE?
There shall be no perimeter fencing of a property in Southern Woods POA. There shall be no fencing to provide outdoor for animals on the property. Fencing is permitting around pool equipment and air handling equipment on the side of the home to prevent it from site from the street or the golf course.
Please reference the ARC Rules and Regulations 1.3.8
CAN I PLACE A SHED IN MY BACKYARD? No
There may be one dwelling on a parcel and no other structure, portable, temporary or permanent of any nature.
Please reference the ARC Rules and Regulations 9.1, 9.6(b), 9.9, 9.13-14
CAN I STORE MY BOAT, TRAILER, OR RV ON MY LOT? No
No boat, boat trailer, trailer, RV or the like may be parked in the driveway of the premises except for no more than 48 hours while being loaded, unloaded or cleaned.
Please reference the ARC Rules and Regulations 8.7, 8.7 (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f), (g)
CAN I INSTALL A SWIMMING POOL IN MY BACK YARD? Yes
A swimming pool and/or a spa, attached dwelling may be built during or after construction of the main dwelling provided prior approval is granted by the ARC.
Please reference the ARC Rules and Regulations 9.7, 9.7(a), (b)
CAN I REMOVE OR INSTALL ADDITIONAL TREES AND LANDSCAPING? Yes
There are specific guidelines pertaining to what can and what cannot be done when it comes to property landscaping. All modifications need to have approval from the ARC prior to any work being done.
Please reference the ARC Rules and Regulations 9.15. 9.15 (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f), (g), (h)
WHAT IF THERE IS A STREETLIGHT OUT?
Contact Duke Energy by phone at 1-800-700-8744 or go onto their website duke-energy.com and from the drop-down menu choose "outages" then select "request a light repair."