Fines for Failure to Comply with Restrictive Covenants

Fines may be imposed on any homeowner for failing to comply with the Restrictive Covenants and By-laws of the Greenbriar Place Home Owners Association.

While this list covers the main violations, fines are not limited to just these issues.  The Officers and Board of Directors may assess fines for violations as outlined in the Restrictive Covenants and Easements of the Greenbriar Place Subdivision.

A warning will be issued giving the homeowner time to correct the non-compliance.

Fines for each violation will be $50 for every 30 days out of compliance unless otherwise noted.  If a lot owner fails to pay such fines, they can and will be added to such violating lot's owner's dues and assessments, which can result in a judgement, lien to the property.

  1. Failure to store trash bins in garage or behind your fence.  Trash bins can only be placed on the street the day before or the day of trash pick-up and must be removed from the street in a reasonable time after pick-up.
  2. Placing of loose grass clippings or leaves on the street (they must be bagged) and can only be placed on the street the day before or the day of pick-up.
  3. Parking on the street.  All automobiles, motorcycles, golf carts, and other vehicles are to be parked only in the garage or driveway except vehicles of visitors which may be parked temporarily in the driveway or on the street.  Motorhomes can only be parked temporarily in the driveway.
  4. Failure to maintain lawn and shrubbery on a regular basis.  If you have a situation that limits this ability, you must contact an officer or board member.
  5. Unapproved miscellaneous structures.  Miscellaneous structures such as (but not limited to) boats, trailers, basketball goals, trampolines, playground equipment, decorative structures, storage units, tents, workshops shall not be in plain view of the community.  Decorative structures such as windmills, bird houses, bird baths, frog ponds, etc. must be approved in writing by the architectural committee.
  6. Leaving Garage Doors Open. Garage doors are to be closed at all times except when the garage is in use for entry or exit, cleaning, repairing or the like.
  7. Signs. No signs of any kind shall be displayed to the public view on any lot or any common area, except name and address sign of not more than one (1) square foot and a "for sale" sign of three (3) square foot.
  8. Uncontrolled pets.   Failure to control pets' behavior such as loud barking, meowing, howling, or growling and failure to pick up animal droppings and properly dispose (cannot be placed in street gutters).
  9. Storage of equipment. There shall be no storing or keeping of firewood, lawn care equipment (including water hoses), bicycles, off-road motorcycles, or any similar equipment or substances in the front yard or outside the fence or on the side of any dwelling or lot.
  10. Replacement building.  No building which replaces a building that is part of the original development shall be completed on any lot without the written approval of the Architectural Committee.
  11. Exterior maintenance.  Each lot owner shall, from time to time, paint and otherwise maintain the exterior of their dwelling unit (including fencing) as needed.  No changes can be made without the written approval of the Architectural Committee (this shall include paint color, fencing, shutters, shingles, etc.)  Allowing a dwelling unit to fall into disrepair or become unsightly or unsanitary or to otherwise violate the provisions of the Restrictive Covenants that are applicable to same, the Association shall have the authority, after having given reasonable and detailed notice not less than sixty (60) calendar days to any lot owner in violation of this provision to correct such violations, to take reasonable action to repair or remedy such violation(s) the reasonable cost of which may be added to such violation lot owners dues and assessments.
  12. Trees & Hedgerows.  No growing hedgerow or trees shall be altered, replaced, or added unless approved in writing by the Architectural Committee.

You can view the full text of the Restrictive Covenants, which all homeowners agreed to at closing, by clicking here.