Schedule A To BY-LAWS
Rules and Regulations

  1. The sidewalks, entrances, passages, vestibules, courts, lobbies, halls and like portions of the Common Elements shall not be obstructed nor used for any purpose other than for ingress and egress to and from the Condominium Property; no objects shall be stored outside of the Units other than in locations designated by the Board.

  2. The personal property of Owners must be stored in their respective Units or in those areas designated for Owners’ storage.

  3. All refuse must be deposited with all other refuse in areas designated for such purpose by the Board.

  4. The Board of Directors shall be solely responsible for directing and supervising employees of the Association and any management companies.

  5. Hard surface floor coverings, such as tile or wood, are permitted only in foyers, kitchens and bathrooms (provided that sound-proofing approved by the Association is used), unless otherwise approved by the Board of Directors; provided however, that such approval is deemed to have been granted for floor covering as installed in any Unit at the time tile to the Unit is conveyed by Developer. Units on the ground floor of the Building are not subject to this restriction.

  6. No Owner or any of Owner’s family, employees, agents, tenants, visitors or licensees, shall make or permit any disturbing noises in the Building, not permit any conduct by such Persons that will interfere with the rights, comforts or conveniences of other Owners. No Owner shall operate any equipment in its Unit in such a manner as to disturb or annoy other Owners.

  7. No electronic installation may be permitted in any Unit which interferes with the reception of any equipment of another Owner’s Unit.

  8. No sign, Advertisement, notice or other lettering shall be exhibited, displayed, inscribed, painted or affixed in, on or upon any part of the Condominium Property, except signs used or approved by Developer as long as Developer owns any Unit and thereafter by the Master Association. Additionally, no awning, canopy, shutter or other projection shall be attached to or placed upon the outside walls or roof of the Building or on the Common Elements without the prior written consent of the Board; provided, however Board approval shall be deemed granted with respect to hurricane shutters as installed on the Limited Common Elements appurtenant to any Unit at the time title to the Unit is conveyed by Developer.

  9. No flammable, combustible or explosive fluids, chemicals or substances shall be kept in any Unit or on the Common Elements.

10. Except as otherwise permitted in writing by the Board of Directors, no Owner, guest or tenant may maintain an animal upon the Condominium Property. However, small domestic birds or tropical fish are excepted, and, except as may otherwise be permitted by written consent of the Board which may be withheld in the sole discretion of the Board, each Residential Unit (regardless of the number of joint owners) may maintain two household pets in such Unit, limited to domesticated dogs and cats, not to exceed a total weight of 50 pounds, provided they are not kept, bred or maintained for any commercial purpose and do not become a nuisance or annoyance to neighbors.

11. An Owner who plans to leave any Unit vacant during the hurricane season or any part of the hurricane season must prepare its Unit prior to vacating the Unit by designating in writing to the Association a responsible firm or individual to care for such Owner’s Unit should the Unit suffer hurricane damage, and furnishing the Association with the name(s) of such firm or individual. Such firm or individual shall be subject to the approval of the Association.

12. An Owner must place, or cause to be placed, hurricane shutters over the windows of their Unit upon the issuance of a hurricane warning for the area in which the Condominium is located, by the National Weather Service, or upon any similar advisory by any comparable weather service. In the event any Owner does not comply with this rule, the Association shall have the power, but not the obligation, to place hurricane shutters on the windows of such Owner’s Unit in order to protect the Condominium Property, and to charge any expense incurred in such placement as a charge to the Owner of the affected Unit.

13. An Owner shall not cause anything to be affixed or attached to hung, displayed or placed on the exterior walls, doors, or windows of the Building except that an owner may display one portable removable United States flag in a respectful way and on Armed Forces Day, Memorial Day, Flag Day, Independence Day and Veterans Day, an Owner may display, in respectful way, portable, removable, official flags, no larger than 4 1/2 feet by 6 feet, that represent the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps or Coast Guard. Curtains and drapes (or linings thereof) which face on exterior windows or glass doors of Units shall be subject to disapproval by the Board, in which case they shall be removed and replaced with reasonably acceptance items.

14. Neither an Owner, its officers, agents, servants, and employees shall not permit the operation of any musical or sound producing instruments or device which may be heard outside the Unit or which may emanate electrical waves which will impair radio, television broadcasting or reception or interfere with the use of computers or telephonic equipment from or in the Building.

15. All recreational or other amenities on the Condominium Property are solely for the use of Owners, tenants and occupants of Units, and may only be used by guests or invitees when accompanied by such Owner, tenant and/or occupant, subject to all other restrictions on use.

16. Unless accompanied by an adult or legal guardian, children under the age of 16 may not use or visit any of the swimming pool and pool deck, and any other common facility or other amenities that may exist from time to time on the Condominium Property.

17. The swimming pool will not be monitored by a lifeguard, and all Owners, family members, guests, or other invitees may use the swimming pool at their own risk.

18. An Owner, its officers, agents, servants and employees shall, before leaving the Unit unattended, close and lock all doors and shut off all utilities; damage resulting from failure to do so shall be paid by owner.

19. Each Owner shall give the Association prompt notice of all accidents to or defects in plumbing, electric facilities or any part or appurtenance of the Unit.

20. All contractors and/or technicians performing work for an Owner within the Unit, Building, or Condominium shall be referred to the Association for approval before performing such work. This shall apply to all work including, but not limited to, installation of telephones, telegraph equipment, electrical devices and attachments, and all installation affecting floors, walls, windows, doors, ceiling, equipment or any other physical feature of the Building, the Unit or the Condominium. None of this work shall be done by an Owner without the Board’s prior written approval.

21. Canvassing, soliciting and peddling in the Condominium are prohibited and each Owner shall cooperate to prevent the same. Owners shall not distribute any handbills or other advertising matter in automobiles parked in the parking facility. Owners shall promptly report any such activities to the Building manager’s office.

22. The work of the Association’s janitors or cleaning personnel shall not be hindered by Owners after 5:30 P.M. and such work may be done at any time when the offices are vacant. The windows, doors and fixtures may be cleaned at any time. All Owners shall prove adequate waste and rubbish receptacles, cabinets, bookcases, map cases, etc., necessary to prevent unreasonably hardship to the Association in discharging its obligation regarding cleaning service. In this regard, Owners shall also empty all glasses, cups and other containers holding any type of liquid whatsoever.

23. If an Owner must dispose of crates, boxes, etc., which will not fit into office wastepaper baskets, it will be the responsibility of the Owner with the Association’s assistance to dispose of the same. In no event shall an Owner set such items in the public hallways or other areas of the Condominium, excepting Owner’s own Unit, for disposal.

24. Owners may not bring furniture and equipment into the Owner’s Unit that does not fit in the elevators for the Building and that does not pass through the doorways of the Owner’s Unit or Building unless such furniture or equipment is made in parts and set up in the Owner’s Unit. The Association reserves the right to refuse to allow to be placed in the Building any furniture or equipment of any description which does not comply with the above conditions.

25. No window air conditioning units may be installed by Owners. No unit shall have any aluminum foil placed in any window or glass door or any reflective substance placed on any glass except as approved by the Board for energy conservation purposes.

26. Except as specifically permitted by law, no exterior antennae, aerial, satellite dish or other installation shall be permitted on the Condominium Property or Improvements without Board Approval.

27. No noxious or unusual odors shall be generated in such quantities that they permeate to other Units or the Common Elements and become annoyances or become obnoxious to other Owners.

28. Owners are not permitted on the roof for any purposes, except as permitted specifically by the Declaration.

29. No Owner shall allow the corridor entrance door to his or her Unit to remain open for any purpose other than for immediate ingress and egress.

30. Owners and lessees of Units shall operate the air conditioning system in their Unit, whether or not occupied, to maintain a temperature of 78°F or less, to minimize humidity in the Unit.

31. There shall be no marking, marring, damaging, destroying or defacing of any part of the Condominium Property. Owners shall be held responsible for, and shall bear any expense of, such damage caused by such Owner, or such Owners, guests, lessees and/or invitees.

32. Owners shall be responsible for, and shall bear any expense of, any damage to the Common Elements caused by moving to or removing from their Unit furnishings or other objects, or caused by any other deliveries to or from Units by their invitees.

33. Every Owner or Owner’s lessee shall comply with these Rules and Regulations, and any and all rules and regulations which from time to time may be adopted, and the provisions of the Declaration, By-Laws and Articles of Incorporation, as amended from time to time. Failure of an Owner or its lessee to so comply shall be grounds for action which may include, without limitation, an action to recover sums due for damages, injunctive relief, or any combination. In addition to all other remedies, in the sole discretion of the Board of Directors, a fine or fines may be imposed upon an Owner for failure of an Owner, such Owner’s guests, invitees or employees, to comply with any of these rules and regulations, the Declaration, or By-Laws, provided the following procedures are adhered to:

(a) Notice: The party against whom the fine is sought to be levied shall be afforded an opportunity for hearing after reasonable notice of no less than 14 days and said notice shall include:

(i)   a statement of the date, time and place of the hearing;

(ii)  a statement of the provisions of the Declaration, By-Laws, or rules which have allegedly been violated; and

(iii) a short and plain statement of the matters asserted by the Association.

(b) Hearing: The non-compliance shall be presented to a committee of other Owners, who shall hear reasons why penalties should not be imposed. The party against whom the fine may be levied shall have an opportunity to respond, to present evidence, and to provide written and oral argument on all issues involved and shall have an opportunity at the hearing to review, challenge, and respond to any material considered by the committee. A written decision of the committee shall be submitted to the Owner or occupant by no later than 21 days after the meeting.

(c) Fines: The Board of Directors may impose fines against the applicable Unit up to the maximum amount permitted by law from time to time.

(d) Violations: Each separate incident which is grounds for a fine shall be the basis of one separate fine. In the case of continuing violations, each continuation of same after a notice thereof is given shall be deemed a separate incident.

(e) Payment of Penalties: Fines shall be paid no later than 30 days after notice of the imposition or levy of the penalties.

(f) Application of Penalties: All monies received from fines shall be allocated as directed by the Board of Directors.

(g) Non-Exclusive Remedy: These fines shall not be construed to be exclusive and shall exist in addition to all other rights and remedies to which the Association may be otherwise legally entitled; any penalty paid by the offending Owner shall be deducted from or offset against any damages which the Association may otherwise be entitled to recover by law from such Owner.

(h) Dispute: To the extent required by law, any disputes among Owners or among the Board of Directors and Owners or among any other parties involved in the operation of the Condominium shall be resolved by voluntary non-binding arbitration in accordance with the rules of the Division of Florida Land Sales, Condominiums and Mobile Homes of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation.

34. These rules and regulations shall not apply to Developer nor its agents or employees and contractors, or any Institutional Mortgagee, nor to the Units owned by either Developer or such Mortgagee. All of these rules and regulations shall apply, however, to all other Owners and Owner’s lessees even if not specifically so stated.

35. The Board of Directors shall be permitted (but not required) to grant relief to one or more Owners from specific rules and regulations upon written request and good cause shown in the sole opinion of the Board.

36. Any biomedical or other hazardous waste shall be disposed of in accordance with federal, state and local laws, shall not be disposed of in the refuse repositories for other waste, and shall be the sole responsibility of the Owner or its lessee to remove it, using a company licensed for such disposal. Owners violating this rule shall pay for any damages incurred by the Association, any other Unit Owner, such Unit Owner’s guests, invitees, or employees caused by such violation.

(a) Units may be occupied and used for residential purposes only. Occupants shall not exceed more than three persons per bedroom.

(b) No Unit may be divided into smaller Units.

(c) Except for small domestic birds or tropical fish and except as may otherwise be permitted by written consent of the Board which may be withheld in the sole discretion of the Board of Directors, each Unit (regardless of the numbers of joint owners) may maintain two household pets in such Owner’s Unit, limited to domesticated dogs (not to exceed a total of 50 pounds), or cats, provided they are not kept, bred or maintained for any commercial purpose and do not become a nuisance or annoyance to neighbors. No guest or invitee may bring any animal upon the Condominium Property. Owners must pick up all solid wastes of their pets and dispose of such wastes appropriately. All pets (including cats) must be leashed at all times when outside the Unit. Dogs may not be kept in balcony or patio areas when the Owner is not in the Unit. The Association has the right to fine Owners (as provided in any applicable rules and regulations) and/or to require any pet to be permanently removed from the Condominium Property.

(d) No acts are permitted which are a nuisance or annoyance to other Unit Owners.

(e) All recreational or other amenities on the Condominium Property are solely for the use of Owners, tenants and occupants of Units, and may only be used by guests or invitees when accompanied by such Owner, tenant and/or occupant, subject to all other restrictions in use.

(f) Unless accompanied by an adult or legal guardian, children under the age of 16 may not use or visit the swimming pool and pool deck, and any other common facilities or other amenities that may exist from time to time on the Condominium Property.

(g) The swimming pool will not be monitored by a lifeguard, and all Owners, family members, guests or other invitees may use the swimming pool at their own risk.

(h) Hard surface floor coverings, such as tile or wood, are permitted only in foyers, kitchens and bathrooms (provided that sound-proofing approved by the Association is used), unless otherwise approved by the Board of Directors; provided however, that such approval is deemed to have been granted for floor covering as installed in any Unit at the time tile to the Unit is conveyed by Developer. Units on the ground floor of the Building are not subject to this restriction.

(i) No Owner shall cause or allow improvements or changes to a Limited Common Elements or Common Elements described in the Declaration of Condominium, including painting or other decorating, installing any electrical wiring, television or satellite antennae, shutters, machinery or air conditioning units, without obtaining the prior written consent of the Association; provided, however Board approval shall be deemed granted with respect to hurricane shutters as installed on the Limited Common Elements appurtenant to any Unit at the time title to the Unit is conveyed by Developer.

(j) Unit Owners or their tenants shall operate their air conditioning system in their Unit, whether or not occupied, to maintain a temperature of 78°F or less

(k) Each Unit Owner must place, or cause to be placed, hurricane shutters over the windows of their Unit upon the issuance of a hurricane warning for the area in which the Condominium is located, by the National Weather Service, or upon any similar advisory by any comparable weather service. In the event any Owner does not comply with this rule, the Association shall have the power, but not the obligation, to place hurricane shutters on the windows of such Owner’s Unit in order to protect the Condominium Property, and to charge any expense incurred in such placement as a charge to the Owner of the affected Unit.

 37. (Effective September 20, 2010). Move-in/Move-outs are permitted only between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM local time, Monday through Friday, excluding Federal and/or State holidays.

38. (Effective September 20, 2010). Any owner or tenant wishing to utilize an elevator for move-in/move-out shall pay to the Association, prior to moving in, a one-time fee of $50 in respect of excessive wear and tear and/or accidental damage to the elevator car and/or its machinery. Said fee shall be charged only for move-in and covers the subsequent associated move-out. Said fee shall be charged only once, notwithstanding that an actual move (in or out) may take place on portions of more than one date.

 

NOTE: These rules and regulations are a copy taken directly from the condominium documentation book that was given to each owner at closing, a copy of which is available at the condo office for you to look over at any time.

It has come to the attention of the Board of Directors that those of you that are tenants or sub-lessees of owners may not have been given a copy of the rules and regulations.

This page does not contain all of the information in the condo documentation. For further information it is suggested that you go to the condo office and look over the complete documentation.

 

Notice

The Board urges ALL unit owners to become involved. This responsibility should be shared. We thank those faithful who have attended the Board meetings, participated and voted.

Going Away Reminder

If you are going to be away from your unit:

  • Turn OFF the water (valve is inside A/C closet, behind water heater)
  • Turn OFF appliances (Except Air Conditioner and Refrigerator)
  • Leave the key with a neighbor