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Holly Creek Property Owners Association Bylaws - Architectural Review Committee Review Procedures

 For the benefit of Holly Creek Estates property owners, this document describes the procedures utilized by the Architectural Review Committee of the Board of Directors of the Holly Creek Homeowners Association in evaluating changes to properties in the subdivision.  This review and approval process is conducted pursuant to paragraph 6 of the Amended Deed Restrictions of Holly Creek Estates, Sections I, II, III, IV, and V.

 I.       Activities To Be Reviewed with the Committee

All changes, additions, deletions, or modifications to subdivision properties must be reviewed with the Committee including, but not limited to, the following:

            In the ground: Swimming pools, spas, hot tubs, ponds, water wells, septic tanks, sprinkler systems, foundations, patios, and

a.       On the ground: Structures of any kind, e.g. houses, garages, barns, sheds, outbuildings, gazebos, decks, patios, patio covers, car ports or covers, arbors, pool or bath houses, well houses, storage units, play equipment such as forts, walls, entrance posts, pillars, and/or gates with or without lights, mailboxes, greenhouses, sports courts, riding arenas, corrals, gardening enclosures, dog kennels, driveways and driveway entrances, culverts; painting of any of the above items; roof shingles or other roof coverings; also tree removal, large landscaping plantings such as for privacy, water runoff and drainage changes, hazardous material disposal, underbrush burning, and

b.      Above the ground: Area lighting, exterior house lighting, security lighting, “moon lighting” as installed in trees, overhead wiring, antennas, fencing and gates,


II.    Rules and Principles Used by the Committee During Review

a.       Proposed changes must meet all county, state, and federal laws and regulations.

b.      Proposed changes must not violate subdivision deed restrictions or Bylaws.

c.       Proposed changes must be in keeping with the general appearance and overall environment of the subdivision.

d.      Proposed changes must be architecturally consistent with the subdivision in general and with other structures on the property, if any, especially the residence.

e.       Proposed changes must not be objectionable to neighbors or create a nuisance.

f.        Proposed changes must not be a potential detraction to subdivision property values.


III. Preliminary Discussions During Planning Stage

Property owners are strongly encouraged to discuss their ideas and plans with the Committee during the planning or development stage to promote open discussion, reach understanding, and avoid potential conflicts at a later stage.


IV.  Preliminary Compliance Review Prior to Starting Construction

Plans and specifications for any changes, including a plat plan or survey of the property, must be submitted to the Architectural Committee Chairperson for review and approval by the Committee prior to starting any construction. 


{This is the first page of the procedure, which is under revision from the original 1993 version}


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