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1 THE LAKES AT PARKLAND HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION HOMEOWNERS GUIDE (Revised 6/5/16) Table of Contents PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANY………………………………………....1 24-HOUR EMERGENCY CONTACT DECLARATION OF RESTRICTIONS AND PROTECTIVE COVENANTS…......1 QUARTERLY ASSOCIATION MAINTENANCE FEE....................……………1 Due Dates Method of Payment Payment Coupons Late Fees Delinquent Accounts ARCHITECTURAL CONTROL BOARD………………...…………………………2 Owners to Obtain Prior Approval Requests for Change and Modification to Property Exhibit “F” – Initial Rules and Regulations of the Architect Control Board RESPONSIBILIES……………………………………………………………...........3 Homeowner Responsibilities: Homeowners Association / Property Management Company’s Responsibilities: Property Manager’s Responsibilities: Lawn and Landscape Maintenance responsibilities:

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    THE LAKES AT PARKLAND HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION

    HOMEOWNERS GUIDE

    (Revised 6/5/16)

    Table of Contents

    PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANY………………………………………....1

    24-HOUR EMERGENCY CONTACT

    DECLARATION OF RESTRICTIONS AND PROTECTIVE COVENANTS…......1

    QUARTERLY ASSOCIATION MAINTENANCE FEE..............…......……………1

    Due Dates

    Method of Payment

    Payment Coupons

    Late Fees

    Delinquent Accounts

    ARCHITECTURAL CONTROL BOARD………………...…………………………2

    Owners to Obtain Prior Approval

    Requests for Change and Modification to Property

    Exhibit “F” – Initial Rules and Regulations of the Architect Control Board

    RESPONSIBILIES……………………………………………………………...........3

    Homeowner Responsibilities:

    Homeowners Association / Property Management Company’s Responsibilities:

    Property Manager’s Responsibilities:

    Lawn and Landscape Maintenance responsibilities:

    http://www.lakesatparkland.com/HO%20Guide.htm#Initial Rules and Regulations of the Architectural Control Board (ACB

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    On-Site Landscaper/Custodian responsibilities:

    TRASH REMOVAL………………………………………………………………......5

    Garbage Pickup

    Recycling Pickup

    Bulk Pick-up

    SECURITY - ENTRY GATES……………..…………………………………………6

    Gate Call Box

    Granting Access to Your Visitors

    Access Code

    Gate Clickers

    Exit Gate

    Power Outage

    Security Tips

    COMMUNITY POOL…………………………………… …………………………6

    Pool Keys

    Pool Rules

    Pool Reservations

    VEHICLE OPERATION……………………………………………………………8

    Rules of the Road

    Parking

    BROWARD COUNTY SCHOOLS………..………………………………………..9

    School Locations

    Bus Stop

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    PETS…………………………………….....………………………………………….9

    EXTERIOR APPEARANCE……………………………………………………......10

    Property Inspection:

    Violations Process:

    Burned (Dead) Lawns and Landscaping

    Pressure Cleaning

    Oil Stains

    Street Sweeping

    MISCELLANEOUS………………………………………………………………....11

    Irrigation Systems

    Pest and Rodent Control

    SELLING YOUR HOUSE???…………………………………………………….....11

    Signs

    Estoppel Letters

    HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS……….…………………………………………...11

    Storm Shutters

    Attachments:

    1. Requests for Change and Modification to Property

    2. Exhibit “F” – Initial Rules and Regulations of the Architect Control Board.

    3. Instructions to Set Irrigation System Controller

    4. City of Parkland Ordinance No. 2005-02

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    PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANY

    INTEGRITY PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, INC.

    Office Location: 5665 Coral Ridge Drive Coral Springs, Florida 33076

    Mailing Address: 5665 Coral Ridge Drive

    Coral Springs, Florida 33076 Office Hours: 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.- Monday through Thursday 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.- Friday Office Telephone: (954) 346-0677

    24-HOUR EMERGENCY CONTACT

    In EMERGENCY SITUATIONS (i.e. flood, sewer back up, gate not allowing entry to the community, etc.) call (954) 346-0677. In the event of fire, please call 911 first.

    Please leave your name, telephone number, Association name and the exact nature and location of the emergency on the voice mail.

    The Property Manager on Duty will handle emergency calls at the time of the call; all non-emergency calls after 5:00 P.M. will be returned the following business day.

    DECLARATION OF RESTRICTIONS AND PROTECTIVE COVENANTS

    The Lakes At Parkland is a “Deed Restricted” community. At the time of your closing you were given a copy of the Declaration of Restrictions and Protective Covenants for The Lakes At Parkland and the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions for Terramar.

    These documents define the responsibilities and rules you agreed to abide by upon the purchase of your house. Please read these documents carefully. If you cannot find your copy, you may order a copy by forwarding a note and a check, payable to The Lakes At Parkland HOA, Inc. in the amount of $22.00 to cover the cost of printing.

    QUARTERLY ASSOCIATION MAINTENANCE FEE

    Each year your association is responsible for preparing a budget and establishing a maintenance fee for the general expenses to operate and maintain the Common Areas of the property. The budget process is used to determine the maintenance fee required of each homeowner to meet these expenses. Effective July 1, 2016, the quarterly association maintenance fee is $650.00 per

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    quarter. The quarterly association maintenance fees are announced at the Annual Meeting held in September.

    Due Dates

    • Payments are due on the 1st day of January, April, July, and October. • Payments are past due on the 20th day of the month.

    Methods of Payment

    • Check payable to The Lakes At Parkland HOA. Inc. o Effective with the January 2015 payment, mail your checks to:

    Lakes At Parkland c/o Integrity Property Management PO Box 165808 Miami, FL 33116-5808

    o Checks should include the Lot (Account)# in the memo field and the mailed with the payment coupon at least 10 days prior to the due date.

    o Checks received at the Lock Box after the 20th (past due date) will be assessed a $25.00 late charge

    • Monthly Auto Payment. Deducted from your checking or savings account.

    Payment Coupons

    Coupon booklets are mailed to homeowners in December. New residents will receive their coupon booklet upon sending in a copy of your closing statement or Warranty Deed for your property.

    Contact the Integrity Property Management Company Customer Service Representative at (954) 346-0677 if you have not received a payment booklet. In the interim, you may write your lot number on the check and mail it.

    Please note that the lack of a coupon is no excuse for non-payment. Homeowners are responsible for payments including late charges if received at the Lock Box after the 20th of the month.

    Late Fees

    Payments received after the 20th day of the month are subject to a $25.00 late fee. This fee is automatically added to your account.

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    Delinquent Accounts

    Homeowners who have not paid their maintenance fees by the 20th of the month are automatically assessed a $25.00 late fee and sent a “Reminder” letter. This reminder advises the homeowner to make payment upon receipt of the notice.

    If a homeowner is having difficulty making payments on time, please contact Integrity Property Management in writing explaining your circumstances. Arrangements can be made to pay installments on the overdue payment.

    At the end of the month, homeowners who have not paid will be automatically sent a “Notice of Delinquency” letter and their account will be referred to the Association's Attorney. Additional charges including filing fees, interest charges at a rate of 18% per year, and attorney's fee will be applied to your account.

    Homeowners who have not settled their account may have a lien placed on their property and possible foreclosure. Once the account has been turned over to the attorney’s office all payments must be sent to them. If the collection process extends into the next quarter the Attorney will add the maintenance fee to your account.

    As you can see, this can be very costly for the homeowners. It is in your best interest to avoid this situation if at all possible.

    ARCHITECT URAL CONTROL BOARD.

    The Architectural Control Board (ACB) is a standing committee of the Association. The purpose of the ACB is to monitor the rules and regulations established in the Declaration and to promote a residential community of high quality and harmonious improvements and to maintain property values.

    The ACB consists of three members. Members of the ACB need not be members of the community.

    Owners to Obtain Prior Approval “No owner shall make, install, place or remove any building, fence, screen enclosure, porch, wall, patio area, pool, spa, landscaping or any other alteration, addition, improvement, or change of any kind in or upon any portion of the Common Areas or the Owner’s Lot, unless the owner first obtains written approval from the Association.”

    Prior approval is also required for exterior painting of your house.

    Requests for Change and Modification to Property

    Requests for Change and Modification to Property form must be prepared and given to an ACB member before you start work. The request “shall include plans, specifications and other

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    details as the ACB may deemed reasonably necessary in connection with its determination as to whether or not it will approve same.” The ACB shall notify the Owner of its approval or disapproval within 30 days after receipt of the request.

    The Lot Owner is responsible for obtaining a Permit from the City of Parkland for all construction work. A copy of the permit must be given to the ACB for file with your approval documents.

    A copy of the Request forms is attached. Additional copies can be obtained from an ACB member or the Integrity Property Management Company.

    Exhibit “F” – Initial Rules and Regulations of the Architect Control Board.

    The initial rules and regulations are included in the Declaration. These rules may be modified as needed by the ACB through the Board of Directors. A copy of the most recent Exhibit “F” is attached for your information.

    RESPONSIBILITIES Homeowner Responsibilities:

    Homeowners are responsible for “the upkeep of property or equipment”. Upkeep includes maintaining the property or equipment in good operating order, and presents a clean appearance (removal of mold, mildew and stains).

    Homeowners are also responsible for damages to Common Areas, and other properties caused by themselves, their families, visitors and contractors hired by the same.

    • Individual lot irrigation systems including pumps, shut off valves, timers, sprinkler lines (above ground, underground, and into the lakes) and sprinkler heads.

    • Landscaping, other than originally installed by the developer • Exterior Building Maintenance • Paint, Repair, Replace and Care (Clean)

    o Garage Doors o Fences o Exterior building surfaces

    Walls Front Door

    • Maintain, Repair and Care (clean) o Windows and Screens o Eves o Roof o Gutters and downspouts o Driveway o Entrance walk o Patio deck

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    o Light fixtures o Swimming pool o Pool deck

    • Interior Building, Electrical, and Mechanical System maintenance, repair, and replacement.

    • Report any damages caused by association-hired contractors to Integrity Property Management Company Customer Service Representative at (954) 346-0677.

    Homeowners Association / Property Management Company’s Responsibilities: The Association through its Property Management Company is responsible for maintaining the Common Areas of the property. Maintenance is subcontracted to various vendors, such as landscape maintenance, cleaning and maintaining the community pool, cabana, gate house and repairing the gates and lighting. Maintaining documentation, financial records and reports, payment of association expenses (utility bills, master association fees, permits, and tax reporting.) All contractors working within The Lakes At Parkland are insured and will be held responsible and liable for any damages caused by them.

    • Common Area Irrigation Systems • Maintaining/Repairing and Replacing Mail Boxes. • Maintaining the Gate House, Entry Keypad, Gates and Lighting • Maintaining the Pool, Cabana, pool furniture, gate and paver driveway. • Maintaining the roads. • Common Area Utilities

    Property Manager Responsibilities: Integrity Property Management Company will assign a Property Manager to The Lakes At Parkland. The Property Manager oversees the operation and maintenance of the property. Their responsibilities include enforcing the Declaration of Covenants and Restrictions, conducting visual property inspections, notifying residents of violations, advising the Board of Directors on the status of violations and collection of accounts, monitoring contractor activities, and the financial record keeping of the Association.

    Lawn and Landscape Maintenance Responsibilities:

    • Lawn Maintenance and Landscaping of Common areas • Lawn Maintenance and Landscaping of individual lots to include:

    o Mowing, edging, trimming and clean up. o Minimum weeding (spraying) and cleaning of flowerbeds (every other cut) o Trimming all hedges, shrubs and ornamentals o Minimum weeding (spraying) all driveway cracks, walkways, along the curbs,

    pool pavers, etc.

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    • Minimum trimming of all nuisance branches, trunk suckers, dead palm fronds and other o Lawn: Spraying for pests (once a month) o Trees and Palms: Fertilizing (Mar and Sep) o Hedges: Fertilizing (Apr and Oct) o Lawn: Fertilizing (Mar, Jun, Sep, and Dec)

    TRASH REMOVAL Household Garbage The City of Parkland has contracted with Waste Management Services, Inc. for refuse and recycling collection. These services are charged by the City of Parkland as an Ad-Valorem assessment, paid by the homeowner along with property taxes.

    Garbage containers will be placed at the curb for pick-up. Please do not place plastic garbage bags at the curb. Animals within the neighborhood are tearing the bags and creating an unsightly appearance.

    Household garbage is picked up on Tuesdays and Fridays.

    Recycling

    The recycled materials are placed in the provided container and collected on Fridays.

    Bulk Pickup

    The City of Parkland schedules “bulk pick-up” of large items once a month on the last Tuesday of the month. Residents are requested to place these bulk items at the curb before 7:30 am. The schedule is published on the Lakes At Parkland web site. Residents may also contact the City at (954) 753-5040 for more information.

    SECURITY – ENTRY GATES

    Gate Call Box

    New residents must call Integrity Property Management Company Customer Service Representative at (954) 346-0677 to request your name and home telephone number to be entered into the call box. You must then send or fax a copy of your Warranty Deed or Closing Statement to initiate this process. After they receive this document, the Property Manager will enter your name and phone number in the gate call box.

    Granting Access to Your Visitors

    Once you are in the system, visitors can either enter your lot number on the keypad or scroll through the directory using the “*” or “#” keys. This will automatically call your home, the visitors will announce themselves and you (the homeowner) must press “9” on your telephone in

    http://www.lakesatparkland.com/

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    order to open the gate. Please be patient, the gates make take a few moments to open. Re-entering the access code may lock up the system. In that case, hold the * and # key simultaneously to reset the call box.

    Access Code

    Access to the property may be granted by pressing a four-digit access code on the keypad. This will open the left entrance gate.

    Each Homeowner was assigned a specific access code for their property. PLEASE BE SELECTIVE AS TO WHO YOU GIVE THIS CODE TO VISITORS.

    Gate Clickers

    Gate Clickers are available for entry onto the property. Call Integrity Property Management Company Customer Service Representative at (954) 346-0677 to request one. The cost is a $50 each. You must send in a check, payable to The Lakes At Parkland HOA, Inc. to Integrity Property Management Company, P.O. Box 8726, Coral Springs, FL 33075-8726.

    Upon receipt of your check, a Gate Clicker will be delivered to your house.

    The Gate Clicker will open the right entry gate. Pressing your clicker button (transmitter) as you turn into the entrance should open the gate. The receiver is located in the guardhouse. If the gate does not open, point your clicker at the guardhouse. If it still does not it could be either your battery is weak or the receiver circuit has tripped.

    Exit Gate The exit gate operates using loop sensors in the pavement. The gate will automatically open. There is a safety loop sensor in the pavement outside the gate. This sensor should preclude the gate from accidentally closing on a vehicle. You are encouraged not to stop your vehicle or motorcycle in the path of the gate.

    Power Outages

    In the event of a power outage, the gates will automatically open and remain in the opened position until power is restored.

    Security Tips

    The security of The Lakes At Parkland is every homeowner’s responsibility. If you observe something out of the ordinary or suspicious activity, call the Parkland Public Safety Department at (954) 753-5050.

    You can protect your property by following a few tips:

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    • Keep your outside lights on • Lock your vehicles • Don’t leave any valuables in your vehicle. • Keep your garage doors closed

    COMMUNITY POOL The pool is for use by The Lakes At Parkland residents and invited guests only. Invited guests must be accompanied by a LAP resident.

    In the interest of safety and potential insurance liability, the pool gate MUST BE CLOSED AND LOCKED AT ALL TIMES

    Pool Keys

    Pool keys can be obtained by calling Integrity Property Management Company Customer Service Representative at (954) 346-0677. A key will be delivered to your house.

    Pool Rules

    • Pool area hours are from DAWN/DUSK. • Bathing Load is 26. • NO animals in the pool or on pool deck • Food and glass objects/containers are not permitted in the pool area • Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult • Rowdy behavior, excessive noise and foul language prohibited • Shower before entering pool • NO bicycles, roller blades or skateboards are allowed in the pool area • Children must wear bathing suits in pool (no diapers) • NO DIVING

    Pool Reservations

    The pool may be reserved for a party by submitting a request for its use to Integrity Property Management. The written request must include the Lakes At Parkland residents name, address and lot number, the event date, starting and ending times. The letter must also include a statement, signed by the Lot owner, accepting full responsibility for any damages to the pool, equipment, furnishings and the bathhouse facilities. The requestor is also responsible for cleanup after the event and placing the trash in the appropriate receptacles.

    VEHICLE OPERATION

    Rules of the Road

    The streets within The Lakes At Parkland are regularly patrolled by Broward Sheriff Office (BSO), City of Parkland. The posted speed limit is 20 MPH. There are only three (3) STOP

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    signs within the gated area, two of which are at the entrance near the community pool. PLEASE MAKE A FULL AND COMPLETE STOP.

    The sidewalk between the gates is for pedestrian and bicycle use only. Operation of a motorcycle on the sidewalk is a violation of rule 29.7.4 in Exhibit F of the Declaration of Restrictions and Protective Covenants for The Lakes At Parkland and F.S. 316.1995.

    For the safety of the children, residents and invited guests of our community PLEASE OBEY ALL THE RULES OF THE ROAD.

    Residential complaints may be reported to Integrity Property Management Company Customer Service Representative at (954) 346-0677. The call will be documented turned over to the Board of Directors and BSO, City of Parkland.

    The complaint will be considered as a NUISANCE under the Declaration of Restrictions and Protective Covenants for The Lakes At Parkland and subject to a fine.

    Parking

    BSO, City of Parkland Police and Fire Rescue have advised the local communities that vehicle parking in the streets can hamper the response to an emergency. BSO occasionally drives through the neighborhood and may issue tickets.

    No vehicles of any kind shall be permitted to park on any street or roadway within the community at any time.

    No vehicle, except BSO patrol car, shall be permitted park at the community pool overnight.

    PLEASE ADVISE YOUR VISITORS TO PARK IN YOUR DRIVEWAY OR ARRANGE PARKING THE VEHICLE IN A NEIGHBOR'S DRIVEWAY.

    The board has contracted with Garing Parking Enforcement to monitor on-street and pool parking lot between the hours of 1:00 am to 5:00 am. Violators will be given one notice, upon a second occurrence, Garing will contact J & J Towing in Margate to tow the vehicle immediately.

    Under certain circumstances, such as driveway sealing, an exemption may be granted by advanced written notice to Integrity Property Management, to obtain a permit granting approval to park in the street or at the community pool overnight.

    The Lakes At Parkland Homeowners Association has contracted with J & J Towing Inc. for the removal of all vehicles parked on the street and in the pool parking lot, identified by Garing Parking Enforcement between the hours of 1:00 am and 5:00 am daily. All boats and trailers, recreational vehicles, trailers, and unregistered vehicles are also subject to towing.

    http://www.lakesatparkland.com/Exhibit%20F.htmhttp://www.leg.state.fl.us/Statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&Search_String=&URL=0300-0399/0316/Sections/0316.1995.html

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    Towed vehicles may be retrieved by the registered owner only and picked up at:

    J & J Towing, Inc 5613 NW 8th St, Margate, FL 33063 (954) 972-0855

    Vehicle towing charges will be at the owner’s expense.

    BROWARD COUNTY SCHOOLS School Locations

    The Lakes At Parkland children will attend the following schools:

    Elementary School: Riverglades Elementary 7400 Parkside Drive Parkland, FL 33067

    Middle School: Westglades Middle 11000 Holmberg Road Parkland, FL 33067

    High School: Stoneman Douglas High 5901 Pine Island Road Parkland, FL 33076

    Bus Stop

    The elementary school bus stop is on the east sidewalk just outside the entrance gate.

    For the safety of your children and the residents of our community, DO NOT PARK YOUR VEHICLE ANYWHERE IN THE ENTRANCE DRIVES. The BSO-City of Parkland Police will cite vehicles parked in our entrance. Parents may park their vehicle in the pool parking lot and walk their children to the bus stop.

    PETS City of Parkland Codes and the Declaration of Restrictions and Protective Covenants for The Lakes At Parkland require pets be confined to a leash whenever they are outside a Lot.

    Please RESPECT your neighbors’ property by cleaning up your pet’s mess.

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    Reported violators will be sent a “First Notice” letter. Repeat violations will be considered as NUISANCE COMPLAINTS and subject to a fine.

    EXTERIOR APPEARANCE Property Inspection

    The Property Manager will walk the property once a week to check the condition of the Common Areas and individual lots. During this walk-thru the property manager will issue a “Notice of Violation” to homeowners who are not complying with the general rules listed in Exhibit “F” or their homes and surrounding areas present an unsightly appearance.

    Violations Process The first notice will specify a number of days granted to correct the discrepancy and a follow-up inspection date. Those homeowners who fail to correct the discrepancy by the follow-up inspection will be given a second notice, with a shorter compliance date.

    Homeowners who fail to correct the problem at this time will be sent a “Notice of Intent to Impose a Sanction”. This notification will give the homeowner an opportunity to request a hearing within 14 days. The request must be in writing. Homeowners who do not request a hearing will incur a daily fine up to $100 (depending on the violation), as approved in a Resolution by the Board of Directors. The fine will begin 19 days following the date of the letter and will not exceed $1,000.00 per occurrence.

    Burned (Dead) Lawns and Landscaping There are restrictions on watering lawns at this time. To prevent lawns from burning, it is suggested that your irrigation system timer be set to go on at least 2 times per week. ODD-number address: Wednesday and Saturday – 12 a.m. to 10 a.m. AND/OR 4 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. EVEN-number address: Thursday and Sunday – 12 a.m. to 10 a.m. AND/OR 4 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. For the most efficient use of water, avoid irrigating during both time periods on the same day. Most lawns need only 3/4 to 1 inch of water per week.

    Homeowners are responsible for replacing damaged lawns as a result of improper watering or inoperable irrigation systems.

    Likewise, homeowners are responsible for replacing dead shrubs and trees on their lot.

    Pressure Cleaning

    Roofs, eaves and wall surfaces of your home should be periodically pressure cleaned. There is no specific time schedule such as every 6 months. The time period between cleanings depend on the color of the roof tiles, and in most cases the direction the house faces. Some sides of your

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    roof will show the mold faster than others. Chlorinating the roofs extend time period between cleanings.

    Homeowners are encouraged to take a pro-active approach to maintaining a clean orderly appearance to your property.

    Oil Stains Oil stains on your driveway and street in front of your house present an unsightly appearance. There are products on the market that absorb the oil and assist in the removal of the stain.

    The homeowners’ responsibility does not end at the curb.

    Please attend to these matters when they first occur, more importantly you should look into necessary repairs to correct the cause of the problem.

    Street Sweeping Homeowners are responsible for cleaning up the mess caused by installation of pools and pavers and other exterior work. Your contract specifications should include the cleanup of streets, gutters and storm drains as well as removal of the soils.

    If the homeowner fails to correct the situation, the association will request a special sweeping and the associated costs will be passed on to the offending lot owners.

    MISCELLANEOUS Irrigation Systems Maintenance

    Most homes in the community were equipped with an irrigation system with K-Rain valves and controllers. Detailed information on the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of this equipment can be obtained at www.k-rain.com

    Instructions on setting the timer are attached.

    Sprinkler heads can be adjusted to regulate the flow of water and the spray area. An adjusting screw is located at the top of pop-up sprinklers.

    Occasionally, the sprinkler heads become clogged with sand. Spray heads can be purchased at Lowe's or Home Depot and can be easily replaced.

    Homeowners should check their irrigation system periodically to insure proper operation.

    Maintenance of the system and sprinkler heads is the homeowner’s responsibility.

    http://www.k-rain.com/

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    The Landscaping Company is responsible for replacing sprinkler heads damaged by their crew. Report any sprinkler head damages caused by the Landscaping Company to Integrity Property Management Company Customer Service Representative at (954) 346-0677.

    Pest and Rodent Control

    The following companies can deal with pest and rodent control in your home or yard.

    • RAD Pest Services 954-725-4091 • Command Pest Control (954) 971-7201 • Petri's Positive Pest Control, Inc. (954) 781-4100

    SELLING YOUR HOUSE???

    Property values have increased significantly over the last five years partially due to the appearance we maintain in our community, the Parkland schools, and the desire for families to move into our area.

    Homeowners may choose to sell their homes “By Owner” or list it through a Real Estate Agency. In either case, there are a few things you need to know.

    Signs

    1. Signs may not be posted on your lawn. You are allowed to place one “For Sale” or “For Rent” with a name and telephone number in a sign not more than five (5) square feet and design approved by the ACB within a window of your house.

    2. Owner may, at any time that he or a designated representative is in attendance, display a sign not exceeding five (5) square feet, approved by the ACB, outside The Lakes At Parkland entrance gates, displaying the words “Open House” with a name and address plate in size approved by the ACB.

    3. During this time, the Lot Owner may place a 3” by 5” or smaller card indicating the words “Open House” and the three digits lot number code on the Entrance Call Box.

    4. “Open House” signs must be removed at the end of each day of showing.

    Estoppels Letters

    Your closing agent will send a letter to Integrity Property Management Company advising that your house will be sold.

    Integrity will check your homeowners account records and violation records for your home. An Estoppels letter will not be issued to the closing agent until ALL outstanding issues have been cleared.

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    HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS

    Hurricane season begins on June 1st and lasts through November 30th In the event of a hurricane warning for Broward County area, Lakes At Parkland residents are strongly urged to take preventive measures to minimize damage to your home, your neighbor’s home and the community.

    Please secure outdoor furniture and fixtures. In high winds, these items become projectiles and can cause significant damage to property.

    Storm Shutters

    Every home in this community is equipped with storm shutters. To minimize structural damage to your home, you are strongly encouraged to install the shutters, in advance (when possible) of the storm.

    Homeowners requiring assistance with installing storm shutters are encouraged to make prior arrangements with a neighbor. Likewise, vacationing homeowners should also make arrangements with a neighbor. Be sure to leave a key, installation instructions and a contact telephone number with your neighbor.

    Homeowners are also encouraged to advise a Board member of any special arrangements made to secure their home.

    Hurricane Shutter Ordinance

    With the 2005 hurricane season right around the corner, our experience with the 2004 season has taught us many lessons. One of them was that storm shutters can pose life-threatening barriers to exiting a burning building resulting in avoidable injury and death. If shutters are left in place when they are clearly not needed, lives are at risk. An ordinance was passed prohibiting residents of occupied dwellings from leaving shutters in place in excess of 10 consecutive days after the storm watch or warning has been lifted.

    There are exceptions that allow shutters to remain for a longer period. For example, if additional tropical activity is occurring and storm formation is likely to result in a storm watch condition to occur within 48 hours after the 10-day period ends, the shutters can stay up until that threat has also passed. The 10-day period begins anew as new storm threats approach Florida.

    See Attachment 4 ORDINANCE 2005-02

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    Initial Rules and Regulations of the Architectural Control Board (ACB)

    Architectural Criteria and Building Restrictions

    (Exhibit F from the Declaration of Restrictions and

    Protective Covenants for The Lakes At Parkland)

    (Updated 9 /1 /04)

    1. Residential Building.

    1.1 No building shall be erected, placed or permitted to remain on any Lot other than one (1) detached single-family dwelling and attached garage. Notwithstanding the foregoing, buildings and structures accessory to the use of the family occupying the dwelling may be erected on the Lot upon approval by the Architectural Control Board (ACB) provided that any such accessory buildings do not furnish residential accommodations for an additional family.

    2. Building Lines.

    2.1 No structure shall be constructed on any lot closer to the lot lines shown on the Site Plan approved by the City of Parkland, Sheet No. SP-___________, unless approved by the ACB.

    3. Building Height.

    3.1 The dwelling on each Lot shall not exceed thirty-five (35) feet in height and shall not contain more than two (2) stories.

    4. Minimum Floor Area.

    4.1 Each dwelling located on a Lot shall contain not less than 1700 square feet of livable enclosed floor area exclusive of garages and open or screened porches, terraces or patios.

    5. Construction Quality

    5.1 All dwellings shall be constructed in conformity with the South Florida Building Code and all ordinances of the City of Parkland, Florida.

    6. Exterior Treatments.

    6.1 Stucco, decorative block, wood, brick and stone shall be allowed as exterior treatments. The use of any type of material other than the foregoing or such use of more than two (2)

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    materials (other than roof material and glass) shall not be permitted unless specifically approved by the ACB.

    6.2 The front elevation material treatment shall have reasonable continuity on the side and real elevations.

    6.3 All finished materials and color plans shall be submitted for approval by the ACB.

    7. Roofs.

    7.1 Flat roofs may be permitted over Florida rooms, porches, patios and terraces if specifically approved by the ACB. There shall be no flat roof on any other part of the building unless the ACB determines that such flat roof is part of an overall acceptable modern or contemporary design. No built-up roof shall be permitted on pitched surfaces.

    7.2 The composition of all pitched roofs shall be tile, slate or concrete. The roof pitch on pitched roofs shall not be less than 4.9/12 unless otherwise approved by the ACB.

    7.3 Roof materials may not be in the following colors: green, purple, yellow or red (other than terra cotta tiles or Mediterranean or Spanish design). The color of all tile roofs must be approved by the ACB.

    8. Garages.

    8.1 Unless otherwise specifically approved by the ACB, no garage, tool shed or storage room may be constructed separate and apart from the dwelling. Each dwelling shall have a private and enclosed garage for not less than two (2) and not more than three (3) vehicles.

    8.2 Garage doors shall be operated by any electric door opener and with the exception of a garage being temporarily accessed, the garage doors shall remain closed at all times.

    8.3 No carport shall be permitted unless otherwise specifically approved by the ACB as being part of the total design, which contributes to the aesthetic appearance of the dwelling.

    8.4 No garage shall be permanently enclosed or converted to other use without the substitution of another garage on the Lot meeting the requirements of this Declaration.

    8.5 All garages shall have a minimum width of twenty (20) feet for a 2-car garage or thirty (30) feet for a 3-car garage measured from the inside walls of the garage. Garages shall have either a single overhead door with a minimum door width of sixteen (16) feet for a 2-car garage or in the alternative; two or three individual overhead doors each having a minimum of eight (8) feet in width.

    9. Driveways.

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    9.1 An owner shall repair in a neat and orderly fashion any and all roadways broken in construction of a driveway entrance. No ribbon driveways shall be constructed. For the purpose of the restrictions, the term “ribbon driveway” shall mean two (2) paved driving lanes separated by an unpaved area. No asphalt driveways shall be permitted.

    10. Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs

    10.1 All swimming pools constructed on a Lot shall be composed of materials specifically approved by the ACB. Above ground swimming pools shall not be constructed on any Lot. Above ground hot tubs must be specifically approved by the ACB.

    10.2 The Lot Owner is responsible for repairing and restoring any lawns, landscaping, irrigation system components, curbing, roads, lot drainage and swales (to the original construction specifications), damaged as a result of constructing pools on their lot.

    10.2.1 The Lot Owner shall post a $500.00 road cleaning and or repair deposit at the

    time of application for ACB approval. The deposit will be held in the Associations Reserve Account during the construction of pool and any other construction projects. The deposit, less road cleanup or repair costs if any, will be refunded to the Lot Owner upon satisfactory completion of the project.

    10.3 The Lot Owner shall be responsible for maintaining a “mold free” appearance of the swimming pool surface and pool decking.

    11. Recreational or Ancillary Facilities

    11.1 All recreational facilities, including, without limitation by specification, swimming pools, and any other play or recreational structures including platforms, playhouses, doghouses, or other structures of a similar kind or nature (collectively referred to herein as “recreational facilities”) and any patio, screening or other improvement constructed or used in connection therewith, whether on a Lot on which a dwelling is located or on an adjoining Lot purchased for the construction of any such recreational facility, shall be adequately walled or fenced and landscaped in a manner specifically approve by the ACB, and in accordance with ordinances of the City of Parkland, Florida, so as to provide a buffer from adjacent dwellings and prevent the general viewing thereof.

    11.2 No lighting of a recreational facility shall be permitted unless specifically approved by the ACB.

    11.2.1 Lighting of a recreational facility shall be designed so as to buffer the surrounding dwellings from such lighting.

    11.3. Basketball backboards. All requests for basketball backboards must submitted to and approved by the ACB.

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    11.3.1 One basketball backboard per lot may be installed on the side of a driveway at least 20 feet from the street blacktop and within one foot of the edge of the driveway.

    11.3.2 The post must be metal and painted or vinyl clad or anodized aluminum.

    11.3.3 No wooden backboard is allowed.

    11.3.4 No basketball backboard may be attached to the structure (home).

    11.3.5 The basketball goal, backboard and post must be kept in good condition. For example, goal must have a net; no broken, faded, cracked, peeled paint or rusty goal, backboard or post. Also, any other disrepair must be corrected.

    11.3.6 The basketball goal may be used between 9:00 AM and 8:00 PM daily.

    12. Landscaping.

    12.1 A landscaping plan for each Lot shall be submitted to and approved by the ACB. No artificial vegetation shall be permitted on a Lot outside of the dwelling. No structure, planting or other material shall be placed or be permitted to remain on a Lot which may damage or interfere with the elevation or slope of the surface of the Lot, create erosion or sliding problems, change the direction of flow of drainage channels or obstruct or retard the flow of water through drainage channels.

    12.2 The entire Lot and any portion between the street pavement and the front lot line of a Lot shall be irrigated and maintained by the Owner of the respective Lot.

    12.3 Sod shall be required on the entire Lot, other than structure, tree and shrub planting and driveway areas.

    12.4 Each Lot shall have installed an underground irrigation system capable of irrigating regularly and sufficiently all lawn and plant areas of the Lot and the right-of-way area in the front of the Lot between the paving and the Lot lines. All landscape planting plans must conform to the standards set by the Terramar Community Guidelines.

    12.5 Landscape irrigation systems installed on Lots adjacent to lakes or bodies of water shall not use floating devices or exposed suction line piping in order to draw water from said lakes.

    12.6 All required landscaping irrigation and street trees shall be installed, working and in good order and condition upon the issuance of a certificate of occupancy in City of Parkland, Florida.

    13. Trees.

    13.1 No tree greater than three (3) inches in diameter and measured four and one-half (4.5) feet in height above the natural grade of the Lot shall be cut or removed without the specific

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    prior approval of the ACB. The ACB may require that any such trees, within a construction zone, removed from the Lot, be replaced with one or more similar type of tree (hardwood or softwood) with the combined equivalent diameter (in inches) of the tree removed. The replacement tree must be planted on the Lot or within the Common area at the expense of the respective Lot Owner.

    14. Non-Interference with easements.

    14.1 No structure, planting or other material shall be placed or permitted to remain on a Lot which may damage or interfere with the installation and maintenance of utilities or drainage facilities located in a utility and drainage easement shown on any Plat or the installation of any fence, wall, hedge, planting, tree or other improvements or landscaping located on a non-access or screened fence easement on a Lot.

    14.2 The easement area located on each Lot and all improvements thereon shall be maintained continuously by the Lot Owner except for those improvements the maintenance of which is the responsibility of a public authority or private utility.

    15. Utility connections.

    15.1 Connections for all utilities, including, but not limited to, water, sewer, electricity, telephone and television, shall be run underground to the building structure in such a manner as is acceptable to the respective utility authority or company and the ACB.

    16. Individual water supply

    16.1 No individual drinking water supply system shall be permitted on any Lot. An irrigation plan for each Lot that uses an adjoining lake for water shall be submitted to and approved by the ACB. No PVC piping or float devices shall be visible on the lake and all piping shall be set at a minimum depth of one foot below the set lake elevation.

    17. Individual sewerage disposal system.

    17.1 No individual sewerage disposal system shall be permitted on any Lot.

    18. Air conditioning units.

    18.1 No window or wall air-conditioning units shall be permitted on any Lot. Compressors and fans for central air-conditioning systems, which are located outside the exterior of a building, shall be partially walled or fenced and landscaped in accordance with the ordinances of the City of Parkland, Florida, to prevent their being viewable from any street and to prevent unreasonable noise.

    19. Mailboxes.

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    19.1 Each Lot on which a residence has been completed as evidenced by issuance of a certificate of occupancy shall have upon it a mailbox, installed by the Developer. One standard mailbox shall be approved for use in the subdivision and all lots shall use the standard mailbox.

    19.2 The Association shall be responsible for maintaining and/or replacing the standard mailbox and numbers, as may be required.

    20. Awnings.

    20.1 No awnings, canopies or shutters, including hurricane or storm shutters, shall be attached or fixed to the exterior of any building unless such awnings, canopies or shutters have been approved by the ACB except for hurricane emergency situations.

    21. Antenna and Aerials.

    21.1 No antenna or aerials shall be placed upon any Lot or fixed to the exterior of any building and no antenna or aerial placed or fixed within a building shall extend or protrude beyond the exteriors of such building without the prior approval of the ACB.

    21.2 No satellite dishes greater than 1 meter in diameter shall be placed on any Lot without the prior approval of the ACB.

    22. Clothes Drying Area.

    22.1 No clothing, laundry or wash shall be aired or dried on any exterior or outside portion of any Lot in an area exposed to view from any other Lot consistent with Section 15, Page 22, of this Declaration.

    23. Signs.

    23.1 The size and design of all signs located on a Lot shall be subject to the approval of the ACB and consistent with the ordinances of the City of Parkland, Florida. No sign of any kind shall be displayed to general view on any Lot except under the following circumstances:

    23.1.1 Directional or traffic signs installed by the appropriate governmental authority.

    23.1.2 Entrance or other identification signs as installed by the Association.

    23.1.3 Lot Owners shall not display any sign or any character indicating that a dwelling or Lot is for rent or for sale upon the Lot or Common area. However, an Owner may, at any time that he or a designated representative is in attendance, display a sign not exceeding five (5) square feet, approved by the ACB, outside the Project entrance gates displaying the words “Open House” and a name and address plate in size approved by the ACB. During this time, the Lot Owner may place a 3” by 5” or smaller card indicating the words “Open House” and the three (3) digits Name code on the Entrance Call Box.

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    23.1.4 Lot Owners may display one “For Sale” or “For Rent” with a nameplate and telephone number plate in a sign not exceeding five (5) square feet and design approved by the ACB within a window of the dwelling.

    24. Temporary Structures.

    24.1 No structure of a temporary character, whether a trailer, tent, shack, garage, barn or any other such building shall be placed on any Lot; provided, however, the ACB may in its sole discretion grant permission and specify locations at which construction facilities, temporary storage or outbuildings may be located upon the Project.

    25. Completion of construction and repairs.

    25.1 The construction of any new building or the repair of any building damaged by fire or otherwise shall be completed with reasonable promptness.

    25.2 Any such construction shall be completed within a period of six (6) months and any damaged debris shall be removed from a Lot within one (1) month.

    26. Fencing.

    26.1 With the exception of those Lots, which are adjacent to a canal, fences intended to separate one property from another shall be:

    26.1.1 A white aluminum railing type.

    26.1.2 Vertical post members shall be more than ten (10) feet apart.

    26.1.3 The top rail shall be a maximum height of forty-eight (48) inches.

    26.1.4 There shall be a top and bottom horizontal rail.

    26.1.5 There shall be a minimum of one gate no less than forty-two (42) inches.

    26.2 Privacy walls to a maximum height of seventy-two (72) inches or fencing may be used to surround pool areas and seclude certain portions of a dwelling.

    26.3 Prior to the construction of any fence or wall, a fencing plan must be submitted and approved by the ACB.

    27. Minimum floor elevation.

    27.1 The minimum floor elevation of all buildings shall be the greater of 1.5 feet above the crown of the road or +/- 16.5 feet mean sea level as required by the South Florida Water Management District.

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    29 Miscellaneous rules.

    29.1 Any Owner who desires to construct an improvement or structure of any kind on his Lot shall submit two (2) complete sets of signed and sealed plans and specifications and samples of proposed building materials to the Architectural Control Board (ACB).

    29.2 All approvals by the ACB shall be subject to further approval by Terramar Community Association, Inc.

    29.3 The exteriors shall be consistent with the theme adopted by the Developer. In keeping with the developer’s original theme, all trim, windows, doors, lights, fences and enclosures are white. All changes to the above still require prior ACB approval.

    29.4 With the exception of those Lots, which are adjacent to a canal, no metal chain link fences are permitted. All walls shall be concrete block and stucco.

    29.5 The following plant material shall not be planted in the Project

    29.5.1 Melaleuca Leucadendron (Cajeput tree)

    29.5.2 Casuarina Equistetifolia (Australian Pine)

    29.5.3 Schinus Terebinthilolius (Brazilian Pepper)

    29.5.4 Wedalia Trilobata (Wedalia)

    29.5.5 Acacia

    29.6 Except when placed in front for pick-up, no garbage container shall be visible from any street.

    29.7 Vehicle Operation and Parking.

    29.7.1. No vehicles of any kind shall be permitted to park on any street or roadway within the community at any time.

    29.7.2. No vehicles shall be permitted park at the community pool overnight.

    29.7.3 Operation of unlicensed motorized transportation within the community. With the exception of a “work cart” (defined as a motorized vehicle designed for general maintenance, security, landscaping and property inspection purposes), the operation of a golf cart, go-peds, mini-bikes and go-carts on the streets or sidewalks of this community is prohibited. A “property management company employee” or a “board member” in the performance of their duties or assigned tasks may operate the “work cart”

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    29.7.4 Driving upon sidewalk or bicycle path. No person shall drive any vehicle other than by human power upon a sidewalk or sidewalk area as stated in F.S. 316.1995.

    29.8 Lot maintenance and upkeep.

    29.8.1 Lot Owners shall provide exterior maintenance and repair for their building as follows: remove mold, mildew and stains from exterior surfaces to include walls, roof, driveway, entry walk patio decks; paint entrance doors, garage doors, fences and exterior building surfaces.

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    HYDROTEK® 1000 / 2000 SINGLE STATION CONTROLLER INSTALLATION / TROUBLESHOOTING

    CONTROLLER FUNCTIONS

    1. TIME DIAL - Rotates one clockwise revolution every 24 hours. Controller is programmed for automatic (AUTO)operation with the insertion of timing pins in the time dial holes. Once properly set, correct time of day is shown by the alignment of the arrow labeled "TIME" with the time time shown on the time dial.

    2. DAY WHEEL AND RETAINED PIN ASSEMBLY - Has 14 pin locations for a 2 week program. Controller will operate in AUTO only on the days programmed by the depression of the day wheel pin. Once properly set, correct day is shown by the alignment of the arrow labeled "DAY" with the day shown on the wheel.

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    (ON) and automatic (AUTO) functions.

    4. CHASSIS SCREWS - Secures controller chassis to enclosure.

    5. ELECTRICAL CONNECTION STRIP (2000 SERIES) - Allows for input and output electrical connection. Consult Electrical Circuit and Connection Diagrams prior to wiring.

    SETTING AND OPERATION INSTRUCTIONS

    • TO SET DAY OF WEEK AND TIME OF DAY: Turn the Day Wheel until correct day is indicated by arrowed labeled "DAY" . Turn the Time Dial CLOCKWISE until the correct time is indicated at the arrow labeled "TIME".

    CAUTION: Set Time Dial in CLOCKWISE direction only. DO NOT FORCE TIME DIAL IN REVERSE DIRECTION.

    • TO OPERATE MANUALLY: Turn Auto-Off-On switch to ON. When operation is no longer needed , turn Auto-Off-On switch back to OFF.

    • TO SET DAILY OPERATION: There are 14 days to program on the Day Wheel. For each day that operation is desired, the day wheel pin should be pushed down fully. For days where operation is not desired, the day wheel pins should be pulled out gently.

    • TO SET OPERATING TIMES: The 24 hour Time Dial has ninety-six 15 minute increments. The timing pins should be inserted in the Time Dial to indicate the desired operating times. Included with each controller is a package of white 15 minute pins. Longer timing periods may be obtained by placing white pins directly next to each other in Time Dial. Also available are shorter duration 7 minute pins (yellow) and 4 minute pins (orange).

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    • TO SET CONTROLLER TO OPERATE A MULTIPLE ZONE VALVE: The operating times for each zone are represented by one pin or by a group of pins in the Time Dial. Omit at least one pin between each zone of pins in Tine Dial.

    • TO START AUTOMATIC OPERATION: Once the correct time and day have been set and the desired operating times have been programmed, the Auto-Off-On switch knob should be turned to Auto.

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