Q. What procedures and colors/styles can I select from when getting a new roof?
A. According to the Declaration of Convenants of Waterford Subdivision, all homes shall have a roof made of cement tile, nitrous clay or stone-covered metal tiles. You must first submit a written request with specific details and color name to the Association for approval. Please provide a pictured brochure attached to your written request. The Board of Directors will vote on your request at the next monthly meeting. An official letter with the final decision of the Board will be sent to you. Color schemes should resemble the current features of our community. The Town of Davie requires a permit for roof installation. The signed and stamped Architectural Approval form must accompany your permit application.
Q. What type of fence is authorized by the Assocation?
A. A wooden shadow box style fence is the only approved style of fence. No barbed wire, wire mesh, chicken or hog wire fences shall be allowed. No chain link, PVC, metal or or cyclone fence shall be allowed. Also, fence height should be six (6) feet. Homeowner's must submit a written request to the Board of Directors for approval. The Board of Directors will vote on your request at the next monthly meeting. An official letter with the final decision of the Board will be sent to you. Please note that the Town of Davie requires a permit for fence installation. The Association's approval letter must accompany your permit application.
Maintenance and repair of the fence shall be the responsibility of the Lot owner. In the case of a common fence or wall shared by adjoining lot owners, the cost of maintenance and repair shall be borne equally by the Lot owners with each Lot owner being responsible for 1/2 of all such costs.
Q. What provisions are required when installing a pool?
A. Plans and specifications showing the nature, kind, shape, height, materials and location must first be submitted to and approved in writing by the Association. Plans must also specify construction entrance and access. Please remember that the Homeowner is responsible for proper replacement or repair of any wall or fence needing removal during installation. The homeowner bears all costs associated with removal and repair. Once the Association submits a letter of approval, you may need to obtain a permit from the Town of Davie. Please see the "Community Links" page for the Town of Davie's website. When applying for a permit from the Town, you must submit the Association's approval letter.
Q. When and where are WPHOA meetings?
A. Monthly Board meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 P.M. at our community center on the corner of Volunteer Road and Stirling Road. All homeowners are encouraged to attend. Click here for detailed list of meeting dates and minutes of past meetings.
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Q. How do I contact Waterford Patio Homeowner's Association?
Q. Where do I find rules for the association?
A. You can download an unofficial copy from this website by going to the "Documents" page or you can request an official copy of them from the Association for a nominal fee. The rules are found in the Declaration of Convenants, Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws. In the case of any conflict between the Articles of Incorporation and the By-Laws, the Articles shall control; and in the case of any conflict between the Declaration of Convenants and the By-Laws, the Declaration shall control. These documents should have been given to you during your closing.
Q. What type of penalties can be assessed for any violations of these rules?
A. The Association will assess violations in the following areas: house maintenance, lawn maintenance, fence or wall maintenance as well as proper lighting since Waterford Patio Homes have no street lights. Also, homeowners will be assessed violations for failure to obtain written Board approval on any of the following architectual changes: roof replacement, roof painting, house painting, fence installation, pool installation, screen enclosures, structual additions, and sheds. Penalties may be assessed for commercial vehicles, boats, trailers, abandoned vehicles, vehicles in excess of 20 feet in length, or vehicles in excess of 5,000 lbs of weight.
Q. How much are the annual assessments and when are they due?
A. The annual HOA dues is $400 and is due January 1st, and considered past due and delinquent after January 15th. Notices are mailed to every homeowner prior to December 1st. Annual HOA dues is for the following, but not limited to: maintenance and repair of the Common Area, maintenance and repair of the private roads servicing the property, maintenance and operation of the entrance features to the property, the payment of insurance and taxes of the Common Area, payment for the improvements and maintenance of the property, services and facilities related to the use and enjoyment of the Common Area, as well as an adequate reserve fund. No owner may waive annual HOA dues or special assessments for non-use of the Common Area or abandonment of Lot. Failure to pay annual HOA dues by the due date shall be delinquent and may result in additional fees being assessed, unless prior arrangements have been made with the Association. In addition, non-payment of annual HOA dues or special assessments will result in the homeowner's voting rights being suspended until such assessment has been paid.
Q. When is there bulk trash pick up?
There are limits and restrictions for bulk trash items and amounts. Please visit their web site for more information at www.wm.com or contact them at (954) 974-7500.
PLEASE NOTE: To minimize debris and hazard in our streets, please put out all bulk trash items only one (1) day prior to pick up date. Thank you for your cooperation.
Q. What days are for regular trash pick up?
A. Garbage pickup is Monday and Thursday. Recyclable trash is picked up on Thursday every week. All garbage must be in the cans provided by the Town of Davie.
Q. What do I need to do if I'm selling my home?
A. Homeowner's are required to notify the board when selling their property. Waterford Patio Homeowner's Association charges a $200 processing fee for Estoppel letters when selling your home. Fees must be paid in full to receive letter. Financial institutions requesting an Estoppel letter should submit their form to Waterford Patio Homeowner Association. Please send to: Waterford Patio Homeowner's Association, 15010 S. Waterford Drive, Davie, FL 33331. Please refer to Contact Board and estoppel tab for instructions on how to reach a board member or mailing instructions for estoppel forms.
Q. Am I allowed to put out signs (For Sale, Garage Sale, etc) in my yard and in the Common Area?
A. No sign of any kind shall be displayed to the public view on any Lot, except one sign of not more than one square foot advertising that property for sale or rent. Furthermore, no sign is permitted on the Common Area without the approval of the Board. Un-approved signs may be removed by the Association. Signs removed by the Association will be kept for sixty (60) days. If you would like your sign returned to you within the sixty (60) day timeframe, please contact the Board.
Q. Can I rent my house and what notifications do I need to make to the Association?
A. Homeowners are allowed to rent their property. However, notification to the Association is required. Notifications must include the property address, owner's name and fowarding contact information (address, phone, and/or e-mail). In addition, the names of all tenants utilizing the property and facilities must be listed. A request for the Associations approval to extend tenants' privileges to the Common Areas (ie, pool key, etc) must be made in writing.
Q. How can I request for an Estoppel Letter?
A. See instructions on Estoppel page.
Q. What actions do I as a homeowner need to take if I'm interested in making home improvements?
A. Any changes, additions or alterations to your property including: fence, wall, screened enclosures, pools, drain system, sprinklers, roof, sidewalk, painting, landscaping or any item visible from the exterior indicating plans and specifications showing the nature, kind, shape, height, materials and location must first be submitted to and approved in writing by the Association. Failure to do so will result in violation. Once the Association submits a letter of approval, you may need to obtain a permit from the Town of Davie. Please see the "Community Links" page for the Town of Davie's website. When applying for a permit from the Town, you must submit the Association's approval letter.
Q. What procedures and color schemes can I paint my house?
A. Before painting your house or roof, you must first submit an Architectural Approval form to the Board. Color swatches must be attached the form. The Board of Directors will vote on your request at the next monthly meeting. The form will be signed and stamped with official WPHOA stamp when approved.
Q. Who is responsible for the maintenance and repair of walls?
A. Maintenance and repair of the fence or wall shall be the responsibility of the Lot owner. In the case of a common fence or wall shared by adjoining lot owners, the cost of repair or replacement shall be borne equally by the Lot owners, with each Lot owner being responsible for 1/2 of all such costs. However, each Lot owner of a shared wall or fence shall maintain that portion of the fence or wall facing the interior of his lot at his own expense. The Association is responsible painting for the outside surface and top of the perimeter wall. Maintenance and repair of damage to the perimeter wall (whether on the inside or outside of the wall) shall be performed by the Lot owner adjacent to the wall at the point where the damaged occurred at the Lot owner's expense.
Q. What types of pets are allowed within the community?
A. No animal, livestock or poultry of any kind shall be raised, bred or kept on any Lot, except that dogs, cats or other household pets may be kept provided that they are not for commercial purposes. Pets are not permitted to run at large within the community.