HOA Rules

Parking Rules

A. Each owner is expected to park their vehicle(s) in their designated carport only.

B. As there is limited parking available inside The Grove, designated guest parking areas may not be used for resident vehicles.

C. Residents with more than two vehicles should either park their extra vehicles outside The Grove, or arrange by mutual agreement to share carport space with another resident.

D. The three parking spaces by the mailboxes have no designation. They may be used by residents as a "loading zone" to retrieve mail or by a resident's guest for guest parking.

E. No curbside parking. The only exception is for delivery trucks or loading and unloading cargo.

F. No unattended vehicles are allowed to park on curbs.

G. Every homeowner has been issued 2 green Parking Permit Tags with their unit number provided.

H. Any guest staying overnight (11:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.) must display a parking permit tag visible through the windshield.

I. No guest may park in guest parking longer than 72 hours.

J. Residents with guests extending their stay longer than 72 hours must notify Trident Property Management at 530-751-7040.

K. Any vehicle(s) parked in guest parking after midnight without a parking permit tag being visible may be towed at owner expense without warning.

L. Lost tags will be replaced at owner expense.

M. Under no circumstances may a vehicle be parked in visitor/guest parking more than 14 days.

 

Smoking Rules

Adopted January 3, 2017

All Smoking is Absolutely Prohibited in the Common and Pool Areas

Smoking is only allowed in your respective premises (front and/or back patio) and must be done in a manner that does not cause unreasonable nuisance or inconvenience to others. Smoke, fumes, odors, ash, and/or other products that unreasonably disturb others are not permitted. Unsafe or untidy storage or disposal of ashes or cigarette butts is also not permitted.

 

Approved Patio Trees

The Association has listed below approved Patio Trees that you can plant in your patio area. This recommendation of trees for small areas comes from Certified Arborist, Meg Burgin in her report to the Board of Directors of The Grove Homes Association. These trees are BEST BETS for our area. Additional information on the trees listed below can be found in The Sunset Gardening Book.

If you desire to plant a tree other than the trees listed below, you must submit your request to the Landscape Committee for approval. If you plant the tree without approval you will be required to remove it. Please comply with this rule.

  1. Amur maple, aka: Acer ginnala, deciduous, zones 1-9, will grow to 20 feet high, and has red fall color.
  2. Japanese maple, aka: Acer paimatum, deciduous, good for patios, zone 1-9, slow growing to 20 feet high.
  3. Eastern dogwood, aka: Cornus florida, zones 1-9, grows to 20 feet high, performs best in high shade, screen from western Sull. Flowers in May before leaves come out.
  4. Washington hawthorn, aka: Crataegus phaenopyrun (C. Cordate) zones 1-11 moderate growth to 25 feet with 20 foot spread. Light open limb structure, glossy 2-3 inch leaves. Foliage turns red-orange in fall, small white flowers in large clusters, blooms late spring or early summer. Chinese red fruit in autumn hang on into winter.
  5. Crape myrtle, aka: Lagerstroemia indica, excellent in zones 7-9, roots hardy, spring foliage light green with bronze red tinge. Crinkled crepe-like flowers up to 1-2 inch from July to September. Shades of red, rose, pink, purple and white. Plant in full sun, drought resistant. Tree is subject to aphids & mildew so this would require regular feedings to control.
  6. Saucer magnolia, aka: M.soulangiana (erroneously called Tulip Tree), zones 1-10, deciduous, hardy to cold, grows to 25 feet, blooms in 3 to 5 years. Flowers are white to pink.

 

Satellite Rules

I.    Adoption:

These Satellite Dish and Television Antenna Rules are adopted by the Board of Directors of the Grove Homes Association, on  June 16, 2004 and are effective as of July 20, 2004.


II.   Recitals:

Whereas, the Grove Homes Association (hereinafter “the Association”) is responsible for the governance, maintenance, repair and upkeep of the Grove Homes Development (hereinafter “the Development”).  The Association exists pursuant to California state laws and the Association’s governing documents.  The Association is authorized to adopt and enforce reasonable rules and regulations in the interests of the Development pursuant to Article II, Section 8 of its CC&R’s and Article VIII, Section (1)(e) of its Bylaws.


Whereas, the Federal Communications Commission (hereinafter “the FCC”) adopted rules effective October 14, 1996 (and amended September 25, 1998) addressing the installation, maintenance and use of direct broadcast satellite dishes, television broadcast and multipoint distribution service antennas (hereinafter “satellite dishes”); and


Whereas, the Association desires and intends to adopt reasonable rules and restrictions governing installation, maintenance and use of satellite dishes in the best interest of the Development which are consistent with the FCC’s rules.


Therefore, the Association adopts the following rules, restrictions and regulations (hereinafter “the rules”) for the Association which shall be binding upon the Association members/owners of Lots within the Association and their grantees, lessees, tenants, occupants, successors, heirs and assigns.  These rules supersede any and all previously adopted rules, regulations or restrictions pertaining to satellite dishes.


III.  Definitions:

(a)     Mast:  For purposes of these Rules, the term “mast” means any and all structures to which a satellite dish is attached which operates to raise the height of the satellite dish.


(b)     Owner:  For purposes of these Rules, the term “owner” means the owner of any Lot within the Development and any tenant or occupant of a Lot within the Development.


(c)     Satellite Dish:  For purposes of these Rules, the term “satellite dish” means any device used to receive video programming services, including direct broadcast satellite (DBS), television broadcast and/or multipoint distribution services (MDS), that has limited transmission capabilities designed for the user to select or use video programming and meets FCC standards for radio frequency emissions.


Also considered parts of the “satellite dish” for purposes of these Rules are masts, cabling, supports, guy wires, conduits, wiring, fasteners and/or other accessories necessary for the proper installation, maintenance and/or use of the satellite dish.  Equipment designed to send and receive radio signals are expressly excluded from the definition of satellite dishes.


(d)     Telecommunications signals: For purposes of these Rules, the term “telecommunications signals” are any and all signals received by DBS, television broadcast and/or MDS.


(e)     Lot: For purposes of these Rules, the term “Lot” is each individual lot, exclusive of the Common Area, located within the Development.
 

  1. Residence: For purposes of these Rules, the term “residence” is any residential structure situated on a Lot.


IV.  Installation:

(a)     Satellite Dish Types and Sizes: Each owner can install the following on their Lot


(i)      DBS satellite dishes that are one (1) meter or less in diameter may be installed.  DBS satellite dishes larger than one (1) meter in diameter are prohibited.


(ii)     MDS satellite dishes one (1) meter or less in diameter may be installed.  MDS satellite dishes larger than one (1) meter in diameter are prohibited.


(iii)    Satellite dishes, exclusive of (a)(i) and (ii) above, which are designed to receive television broadcast signals (i.e., antennas), regardless of size, may be installed.


(iv)    Installation of transmission only satellite dishes is prohibited unless prior written approval by the Association’s Board of Directors is obtained.


(v)     Installation of equipment designed to transmit and/or receive radio transmissions is prohibited unless prior written approval by the Association’s Board of Directors is obtained.
 

(b)     Location:


(i)      An owner may only install satellite dishes on that owner’s Lot.


(ii)     If acceptable quality signals can be received by placing the satellite dish inside the residence on the Lot without an unreasonable delay or cost increase, then outdoor installation is prohibited.


(iii)    If acceptable quality signals cannot be received by placing the satellite dish inside the residence without an unreasonable delay or cost increase, but acceptable quality signals can be received by placing the satellite dish outdoors on the ground so that the satellite dish is no higher than six feet, then any other installation is prohibited.


(iv)    Satellite dishes installed outdoors must not encroach upon common elements and/or areas and/or any other owner’s Lot.


(v)     The minimum setback from the location of the Satellite dish installation to the owner’s property line must equal (or exceed) the height of the Satellite dish (from the top of the dish to the base) in order to ensure that if the Satellite dish falls it will be wholly contained within the Owner’s Lot.


(vi)    Satellite dishes installed outdoors will be located in a place shielded from view from outside the Development or from other Lots within the Development to the maximum extent possible while maintaining acceptable quality signals.  Preferred locations (in order of preference) are: rear yards within two (2) feet of the owner’s residence’s exterior wall; and side yards within two (2) feet of the owner’s residence’s exterior wall.


(vii)   Installation in common areas is prohibited even if an acceptable quality signal cannot be received from anywhere on the owner’s Lot.


(viii)  All installations shall be completed so as not to materially harm or damage the Association’s common elements, any owner’s Lot, any individual residence; and/or so as not to void any warranties held by the Association or other owners; and/or so as not to impair the integrity of a building or structure.


(ix)    Satellite dishes shall be secured in a manner which does not jeopardize the safety or soundness of any structure and/or the safety of any person near the satellite dishes.


(x)     There shall be no penetrations into building structures, including but not limited to walls and roofs unless it is absolutely necessary in order to receive an acceptable quality signal and/or unless otherwise the cost of the installation would be unreasonably increased.


(xi)    The following shall be used unless their use would prevent reception of an acceptable quality signal and/or unreasonably increase the cost of installation, maintenance and/or use:


(A)  Items that permit the transmission of telecommunication signals through glass panes without cutting or drilling the glass.


(B)  Items, such as ribbon cable, which permit the transmission of telecommunication signals into the residence through existing openings such as doors and windows.


(C)  Existing wiring for transmission of telecommunications and/or cable service signals.


(xii)   If penetration of the exterior envelope of any structure, such as walls or roofs, is necessary, the penetration shall be properly sealed and waterproofed in accordance with industry standards and building codes in order to prevent moisture penetration and resulting structural damage.


(xiii)  Unless painting voids manufacturer’s warranties, satellite dishes shall be painted to match adjacent structures.


(xiv)  Satellite dishes observable from streets or other Lots shall be camouflaged with inexpensive screening and/or plants.  Prior to installation, all screenings and plants shall be approved by the Association’s Board of Directors or Architectural Advisory Committee, if any, in accordance with the Association’s published Architectural guidelines.


(xv)   All exterior wiring for satellite dishes shall be installed in a manner which minimizes visibility of the wiring.


(c)     Safety:


(i)      Satellite dishes shall be installed and secured in compliance with manufacturer’s instructions and all city, state and federal ordinances, regulations and laws.  Prior to installation, owners shall furnish the Association with copies of “GFI” permits, if such permits are required.


(ii)     Satellite dishes shall not be placed within forty (40) feet of above ground power lines and/or ten (10) feet of buried power lines in order to prevent injury or damage caused by contact with power lines.


(iii)    Satellite dishes shall not obstruct access to or from any Lot, walkway, ingress or egress into any area of the Development in order to ensure the safety of individuals.


(iv)    To prevent risk of electrical and/or fire damage, satellite dishes shall be permanently grounded.


(v)     The minimum setback from the location of the Satellite dish installation to the owner’s property line must equal (or exceed) the height of the Satellite dish (from the top of the dish to the base) in order to ensure that if the Satellite dish falls it will be wholly contained within the owner’s Lot.


(d)     Maintenance:


(i)      Owners who install or maintain satellite dishes are solely responsible for all associated costs, including but not limited to: replacement, repair, maintenance, moving and/or removal of satellite dishes; repair and/or replacement of any property damaged by the installation, maintenance and/or use of satellite dishes; payment of any medical expenses incurred by persons injured by the installation, maintenance and/or use of satellite dishes; and/or restoration of satellite dish installation sites to their original condition.


(ii)     Owners shall not permit their satellite dishes to become a hazard or fall into disrepair.  Owners shall be responsible for correction of any safety hazards and satellite dish maintenance, repair and/or replacement.  Owners are responsible for the repainting or replacement of the exterior surface(s) of the satellite dishes if deterioration occurs.


(iii)    If satellite dish or any portion thereof becomes detached, owners shall remove, repair and/or replace such detachment within seventy-two (72) hours of detachment.  If the detachment impacts the safety of persons or property, the Association may remove, at the expense of owner, the satellite dish.


V.   Mast Installation:

(a)     Mast heights are limited to that absolutely necessary in order to receive acceptable quality signals, but under no circumstances shall a mast extend more than twelve (12) feet beyond the roofline without prior written approval by the Board of Directors.  Applications for masts over twelve (12) feet shall include a detailed description of the structure and anchorage and an explanation of the need for a mast greater than twelve (12) feet.  Approval by the Board will be denied if the mast is a legitimate safety hazard.  The Board’s rejection will be in writing and specify the legitimate safety risk(s).


(b)     Given the additional installation hazards involved with mast installations, all masts shall be installed by licensed, insured contractors.


VI:  Installation by Tenants/Occupants other than Owner:


These rules shall apply in all respects to tenants and other occupants.  Tenants and/or occupants should also notify the owner concerning any installation.


VII. Notification Process:

(a)     Any owner desiring to install a satellite dish must complete a notification form and submit it to the Association’s Board of Directors or the Architectural Advisory Committee, if any.  If the installation conforms to the conditions and restrictions set forth in these rules, installation may begin immediately.


(b)     If the installation is not in complete compliance with these rules, the owner and the Board of Directors or the Architectural Advisory Committee, if any, shall establish a mutually convenient time to meet and discuss installation methods.


VIII.  Satellite Dish Removal:


Satellite dish removal requires the restoration of the installation location to its original condition.  Owners shall be responsible for all costs relating to the restoration of the installation location.


IX.  Association Maintenance of Locations to which Satellite Dishes are Installed:

(a)     If satellite dishes are installed on property that is maintained by the Association, the individual owner retains responsibility for satellite dish maintenance, replacement and repair.  Satellite dishes shall not be installed so as to increase the maintenance costs for the Association and/or other owners.  If increased maintenance costs and/or damage occurs, the owner shall be liable for such costs.
 

                 (b)     If the Association’s maintenance requires the temporary removal of a satellite dish, the Association shall provide an owner with at least ten                       (10) days’ written notice.  An Owner is responsible for removal or relocation of the satellite dish prior to the start of the maintenance and for the                         replacement of the satellite dish after maintenance is completed.  If the satellite dish is not removed within the required time, then the Association                     may, at the owner’s cost, remove the satellite dish.  If removal by the Association occurs, the Association is not liable for any resulting damage to                       the satellite dish.


X.   Severability:


If any provision of these rules is found invalid, that portion shall be severed and the remainder shall remain in full force and effect.


XI:  Enforcement:

(a)     If these rules are violated, a fine of $50.00 shall be imposed by the Association for each violation.  If the violation is not corrected within a reasonable length of time, additional fines of $10.00 per day will be imposed for each day the violation is uncorrected. 


(b)     To the extent permitted by law and the Association’s governing documents, the Association shall also be entitled to reasonable attorneys’ fees, costs and expenses incurred in the enforcement of these rules.


(c)     If any installation of a satellite dish poses a serious, immediate safety risk, the Association (and/or any Association Member) may seek injunctive relief to prohibit further installation and/or seek removal.

 

Camera Installation Guidelines

The Board of Directors has approved newly adopted guidelines for the installation, maintenance, and size of cameras for both End Units and Inside Units. These guidelines will be effective February 1, 2022 (Revised: July 5, 2022) and will remain in effect until further notice.


If installing cameras an Architectural Application must be submitted to the board for approval. It must contain the placement of the cameras, size, and color.


If cameras had been installed without prior approval from the Board and are not in compliance they must be removed at owner’s expense.


Under no circumstance will cameras be approved by the Board to be installed on Siding or on the roof.


No electrical cords or wiring shall be exposed or visible. (Revision: July 5, 2022)

 

Inside Units

- Cameras may be installed in the front patio and back patio areas.
- In the front patio area cameras may be placed as follows:

- Door Bell Camera
- Mounted on the plywood underneath the overhang above the front door and/or the sliding glass door. If no sliding glass door is present, owners may place a camera at the opposite end of their unit for good coverage, but only on the plywood underneath the overhang.

- In the back patio area cameras may be placed as follows:

- On the fascia board above the built-in storage area.
- Mounted on the plywood underneath the overhang above the sliding glass door on the second level.

End Units

- Cameras may be installed in the front patio, back patio, and front door areas.
- In the front patio area cameras may be placed as follows:

- Mounted on the plywood underneath the overhang above the door(s) and/or sliding glass door.

- In the back patio area cameras may be placed as follows:

- Mounted on the plywood underneath the overhang above the sliding glass door on the second level.
- Mounted on the fascia board above the built-in storage area.
- Mounted on the fascia board closest to the gate

- The front door area:

- Door Bell Camera

Carport areas

- Cameras may be installed in the car port areas:

- Mounted on top of your built-in storage unit
- On the top of your fence within two feet of your storage unit.

Camera Size and Color

- Cameras may be no larger than 3" x 6" in size
- Cameras can either be in white or neutral color

Maintenance

- All cameras must be maintained and kept clean of cobwebs and debris at all times.