Association Rules and Regulations

RULES AND REGULATIONS

GENERAL COMMUNITY RULES

  1. The facilities of ROMAR HOUSE, a condominium, are for the use of apartment residents and their invited guests.
  2. Designated walkways and paved areas shall be used at all times and shortcuts shall be avoided, both to prevent accidents and to preserve the appearance of planted areas. No motorized vehicle shall be operated on any walkway or other area except upon the driveways and parking areas designated for vehicular use.
  3. No article shall be hung or shaken from the doors or windows or placed upon the window sills or balconies of the apartments. Under no circumstances shall laundry or other articles be placed or hung on the exterior portions of an apartment.
  4. No one shall make or permit any noises that will disturb or annoy the occupants of any of the other units in ROMAR HOUSE, a condominium, or do or permit anything to be done which will interfere with the rights, comfort or convenience of others.
  5. Each owner shall keep his unit in good state of preservation and cleanliness, and shall not sweep or throw or permit to be swept or thrown therefrom, or from the doors or windows or balconies thereof, any dirt or other substance. All garbage and refuse shall be deposited with care in garbage containers intended for such purpose only such times and in such manner as the Board of Directors may direct. Garbage cans shall be deposited in the garbage collection areas designated for that purpose in order to accommodate the garbage pick up service. No trash or other articles shall be burned, and all disposals shall be in accordance with such further rules and regulations as shall, from time to time, be promulgated by the Board of Directors and posted.
  6. The sidewalks, driveways and parking areas must not be obstructed or encumbered or used for any purpose other than ingress or egress, and for parking. Covered automobile parking spaces have been provided and will be designated for use in conjunction with prospective apartment units. Undesignated parking spaces have also been provided for the use of the units. No vehicle shall be parked in such manner as to impede or prevent ready access to other parking areas. No parking space, driveway, or other area shall be used for the storage or parking of any boat, boat trailer, house trailer, camper trailer, or any other sort of towed vehicle or object. The owners, their employees, agents, visitors, licensees and family will obey the parking regulations posted in the private streets, parking areas, and drives, and any other traffic regulations promulgated in the future for the safety, comfort or convenience of the owners. Washing of cars, boats, and vehicles of any kind is prohibited.
  7. Water closets or other water apparatus in the buildings shall not be used for any purpose other than those for which they were designed, nor shall any sweepings, rubbish, rags or other articles be placed in the same. Any damage resulting from misuse of water closets or other apparatus in the units shall be repaired and paid for by the owner of such unit. Water shall not be left running for any unreasonable or unnecessary length of time.
  8. A unit owner may identify his unit with a name plate of a type and size approved by the Association and mounted in a place and manner approved by the Association. No other sign, advertisement, notice or other lettering shall be exhibited, inscribed, painted or affixed by any unit owner on any part of the outside of a building, hung from or placed on windows, window sills, balconies, or otherwise displayed, without the prior written consent of the Association, except “for sale” or “for rent” signs approved by the Association and signs of the Developer pending construction and sale of the condominium units.
  9. Unit owners are reminded that alteration and repair of the common elements is the responsibility of the Association except for those matters which are stated in the Declaration to be the responsibility of a unit owner. No work of any kind is to be done upon or affecting those portions of exterior building walls or interior boundary walls which are the responsibility of the Association without first obtaining the approval required by the Declaration of Condominium.
  10. No radio or television antenna shall be attached to or hung from the exterior of any building without the written approval of the Board of Directors.
  11. The Association, its workmen, contractors or agents, shall have the right of access to any unit at any reasonable hour of the day for the purpose of making inspections, repairs, replacements, or improvements, or to remedy any conditions which would result in damage to the portions of the building, or for any purpose permitted under the terms of the Declaration or the By-Laws. Except in case of emergency entry will be made by pre-arrangement with the owner. In the event the Association finds there are vermin, insects or other pests within any unit, it may take such measures as it deems necessary to control or exterminate the same.
  12. No one shall use or permit to be brought into any unit or upon any of the common areas and facilities any inflammable oils or fluids such as gasoline, kerosene, naphtha or benzene, or other explosives or articles deemed extra hazardous to life, limb or property, without the written consent of the Board of Directors. 

SWIMMING POOL

  1.  All persons using the pool do so at their own risk. The Association is not responsible for any accident or injury in connection with use of the pool or for any loss or damage to personal property. Persons using the pool area agree not to hold the association liable for any actions of whatever nature occurring within the pool area.
  2. Persons twelve (12) years of age or under must be accompanied at all times by an adult.
  3. Except by prior arrangement with the Board of Directors, the number of persons in any one group in the pool at anyone time will not exceed the resident members of the unit owner’s family plus three (3) guests.
  4. Residents are responsible for the conduct of their guests at all times, and for the careful observance of all safety and sanitation precautions. Any person having an apparent or known skin disease, sore or inflamed eyes, cough, cold, nasal or ear discharge, or any communicable disease shall be excluded from the pool.
  5. No boisterous or rough play shall be permitted in the pool, or in the pool area. Swimming alone when no other person is in the immediate pool area is prohibited.
  6. All persons are requested to cooperate in maintaining maximum cleanliness and tidiness in the swimming pool area.
  7. Tobacco, beverages, food or glassware are not to be brought into the pool area, and no glassware shall be brought onto the patio.
  8. The pool shall be used in accordance with such rules and regulations as shall, from time to time, be promulgated by the Board of Health of Baldwin County, Alabama, and/or by the Board of Directors, which rules shall be posted by the Board of Directors.
  9. Use of the pool is reserved for persons eighteen (18) years of age and over, after 7:00 P.M., local time. The pool will be closed from 10:00 P.M. to 10:00 A.M., local time, and during such other times and seasons as may be decided by the Board of Directors.

TENNIS COURTS

  1. All persons using the tennis courts do so at their own risk. The Association is not responsible for any accident or injury in connection with the use of the tennis courts or for any loss or damage to personal property. Persons using the tennis courts agree not to hold the Association liable for any actions of whatever nature occurring on or around the tennis courts.
  2. Persons twelve (12) years of age or under must be accompanied at all times by an adult at the tennis courts.
  3. Residents are responsible for the conduct of their guests at all times, and for the careful observance of all safety and sanitation precautions at the tennis courts.
  4. No boisterous or rough play shall be permitted on the tennis courts or in the tennis court area. All persons are requested to cooperate and maintain maximum cleanliness and tidiness in the tennis court area.
  5. Use of the tennis courts shall be scheduled through the Association or the resident manager and use of the tennis courts shall be limited to one and one-half (1 1/2) hour reservations per unit owner. The tennis courts will be closed from 11:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., local time, and during such other times and seasons as may be decided by the Board of Directors. The last party to use the tennis courts in the evenings shall be responsible for turning out the lights on the courts.
  6. The tennis courts shall be used in accordance with such rules and regulations as shall, from time to time, be promulgated by the Board of Directors, which rules shall be posted the Board of Directors.

RECREATIONAL BUILDING

  1. The persons using the recreational building do so at their own risk. The Association is not responsible for any accident or injury in connection with use of the recreational building or for any loss or damage to personal property. Persons using the recreational building agree not to hold the Association liable for any actions of whatever nature occurring on or around the recreational building.
  2. Persons seventeen (17) years of age or under must be accompanied at all times by an adult at the recreational building.
  3. Residents are responsible for the conduct of their guests at all times, and for the careful observance of all safety and sanitation precautions.
  4. The recreational building will be closed from 1:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M., local time and during such other times as may be decided by the Board of Directors.
  5. Reservations for the use of the recreational building by residents may be made through the manager or the Board of Directors. Residents may only reserve the use of the recreational building for a maximum period of twelve (12) hours per reservation. Upon making such reservation, a resident shall place with the resident manager or the Board of Directors a deposit of ONE HUNDRED and 00/100 ($100.00) DOLLARS to be used for the clean-up of the recreational building after such use. The cost of said clean up shall be deducted from said deposit and the balance shall be returned to the resident. In addition to clean up costs, residents reserving the recreational building shall be responsible for: the cost of repair for any damage done to the recreational building or any personal property contained therein.
  6. The recreational building shall be used in accordance with such rules and regulations as shall from time to time, by promulgated by the Board of Directors, which said rules shall be posted by the Board of Directors.

EXERCISE ROOM

  1. All persons using the exercise room do so at their own risk. The Association is not responsible for any accident or injury in connection with the use of the exercise room or for any loss or damage to personal property. Persons using the exercise room agree not to hold the Association liable for any actions of whatever nature occurring within the exercise room.
  2. No person under the age of seventeen (17) shall be permitted to use the exercise room.
  3. Except by prior arrangement with the Board of Directors, the number of persons in anyone group in the exercise room at any one time will not exceed the resident members of the unit owner’s family plus one (1) guest.
  4. Residents are responsible for the conduct of their guests at all times, and for the careful observance of all safety and sanitation precautions.
  5. No boisterous or rough play shall be permitted in the exercise room. All persons are requested to cooperate in maintaining cleanliness and tidiness in the exercise room.
  6. Tobacco, beverages, food or glassware are not to be brought into the exercise room. The exercise room will be closed from 10:00 P.M. to 10:00 A.M., local time, and during such other times as may be decided by the Board of Directors. The exercise room shall be used in accordance with such rules and regulations as shall, from time to time, be promulgated by the Board of Directors.

PETS

  1. No pets shall be allowed in the pool area.
  2. Pets shall only be walked in grass areas on the North side of the building and then only when on a leash.
  3. Loud barking of pets in units is prohibited and shall be considered and treated as a public nuisance.

COMPLAINTS

  1. Complaints regarding the management of the condominium or regarding actions of other owners or persons shall be made in writing to the Board of Directors. The Association may assign, to one, or more persons, or to a manager, full responsibility for the enforcement of all or specified ones of these Rules and Regulations. Any complaint or dispute as to any of these Rules and Regulations, or as to any application or enforcement thereof, shall be made in writing to the Board of Directors setting forth the nature of the matter complained of, and the names of all parties aggrieved and/or charged by reason of such matter. The Board of Directors may, in its sole discretion decide the complaint without hearing. In the event the Board elects to have a hearing upon such complaint, not less than five (5) days notice thereof shall be given in writing to each person named in the complaint as aggrieved and/or charged, stating the date, time and place of such hearing. Proceedings before the Board of Directors shall be informal, without technical rules of evidence, and each party aggrieved and/or charged shall be entitled to be present in person or by their attorney, and to be heard.

AMENDMENT AND ENFORCEMENT

  1. Any consent or approval given under these rules by any person designated as manager or any person or committee designated as being responsible for the enforcement of any of these rules, and/or for the use of any common facility, shall be revocable at any time by the Board of Directors.
  2. These rules are subject to amendment by the Board of Directors and to the promulgation of further rules by the Board of Directors and/or by the Association.
  3. The foregoing Rules and Regulations shall not apply to the Developer, its successors or assigns, until it has surrendered control of the condominium or its control of the condominium has been terminated in the manner set forth in the Declaration and in the By-Laws.