HOA Documents - Rules and Forms
Bylaws document explains how the HOA is to be governed by a Board of Directors and lists the responsibilities of the Directors and rules they must follow. It is a legal document filed with Wake County.
Covenants document contains rules that govern the use, maintenance and alterations of properties in the HOA - primarily to help maintain property values. One key governing rule is that the Board may only approve changes that are "in harmony with existing structures". It is a legal document filed with Wake County.
Architectural Guidelines is a document maintained by the Board (as required by the Bylaws) that spell out in more detail what architectural alterations require approval and what specifically can be approved.
Approval Form details the process for members to submit request and for the Board to review. For simpler requests, required information may be submitted as an email. For major alterations, the filled-in form may be required. Send your request to the Architectural Committee Chairperson, firstname.lastname@example.org, or any ACC Committee or Board member.