Ogden Falls Master Homeowners Association
General Rules and Regulations
Effective January 1, 2018
The following rules and regulations apply to the entire Ogden Falls subdivision and are maintained by the Ogden Falls Master Homeowners Association enforced by the Board and Management Company with the exception of Village of Oswego rules, regulations, and ordnances that are enforced by the Village of Oswego. Note that all Ogden Falls Subdivision owners are members of the Master Homeowners Association and are covered by these rules and regulations but additional or different rules may apply to Townhomes or Condominiums – Consult your respective Boards about any conflicts or exceptions or issues. See Enforcement at the end of this document for details and actions that will be taken for noncompliance of any of these rules and regulations.
- No swimming pools or hot tubs allowed in the Association on common areas or in yards. Children’s wading pools that are less than five (5) feet in diameter are permitted in the yards; the Board of Directors may use their discretion when determining what is considered a wading pool.
- No recreational equipment is allowed on common areas or in front or side yards. Recreational equipment includes, but not limited to, trampolines, play sets, swing sets, sand boxes, etcetera. Recreational equipment that is considered portable or for temporary set up and use will not be left in place permanently but must be stored and secured out of site to prevent injury of unsupervised children playing or using such equipment (examples; horse shoe games, portable basketball hoops (not allowed at anytime in Townhomes), bad mitten nets, volley ball nets, etceteras) The Board of Directors may use their desecration to determine what is considered recreational equipment.
- No sheds are allowed in the Association, on common areas or in yards.
- No trailers, jet skis, boats, dirt bikes, snow mobiles or unlicensed vehicles are allowed to be parked in the driveways, on the side of the units or in the yard. These items must be stored in the garage at all times.
- Parking – Parking is prohibited on Homeowners Association streets in areas where “NO PARKING” signs are posted and all parking in alleys is prohibited as narrow width of alleys will not accommodate emergency vehicle response with parked cars present. Parking in Townhome community driveways is allowed in front of owner’s garage but not in common area of driveway that would restrict access of other owners or emergency vehicles. No Unit Owner or Unit Owner’s family members, guests, tenants, occupants, or invitees may park any vehicle on the Community Area grass or lawns, nor in any alleys. Vehicles parked in driveway must have all wheels on permanent hard surface of driveway so as not to damage lawn. With the exception of alleys Street parking rules are determined, supervised and enforced by the Village of Oswego Police Department. For more information on parking ordinances please visit: http://www.oswegopoliceil.org/ordinance-parking.html
- Reckless driving of any motorized vehicle, scooter, or bike will not be permitted on association streets or in alleys.
- Single Family Homes and Townhomes must have Homeowners Insurance for an amount no less than full replacement value. Consult your respective declaration and or Board for specific details and current requirements.
- Homeowners must obtain written approval from the Board of Directors PRIOR to any tents, inflatable bouncers, slides, pools, etcetera being erected on common areas. Failure to obtain permission for erecting any of these items PRIOR to erecting will be an automatic $50.00 fine.
- The owner of a pet is completely responsible for their animal’s actions and for cleaning up after their pet. See Rules pertaining to pets on the Ogden Falls Homeowners Website for more details.
- Owners shall not dump or throw snow from their property into Community alley.
Enforcement – If a Unit Owner, his tenant or a visitor is found to have violated one of the above rules the owner of the property is liable for any violation of any provisions of the Declaration, By-Laws or Rules & Regulations of the Association, the following shall occur:
- There will be no fine for first violation – only a warning; the owner will be notified of violation, in writing and is expected to correct the issue immediately (examples; parking on lawn, any unsafe condition that could result in personnel injury or damage to property) or within 35 calendar days from date on written notice for violations that require property repairs and/or contractor assistance. In the event owner of the property believes the violation is incorrect, unfair, uncalled for or needs additional time to correct the problem it is the owner’s responsibility to contact Management Company and explain their concern and/or ask for an extension. Failure to resolve the issue or contest the issue will result in the violation advancing to the next level of enforcement.
- The fine for failing to resolve a warning violation or repeating a previous violation within 60 days will be considered second violation and be fined fifty dollars ($50.00).
- Every subsequent violation(s) or continued failure to resolve a warning violation will result in fine increases by $50.00 for each violation ($100.00 for second violation $150.00 for the third violation, $200.00 for the fourth, etc.).
- Fines are in addition to the cost to repair any damages that may have resulted from the violation should the need arise for the Homeowners Association be required to take action to remedy the issue; fines and repair cost will be assessed to the Unit Owner’s account as Common Expense and failure to pay fines will result in these debts becoming a issue that must be resolved before ownership of the property can be transferred.