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Version 1.00.01
Published Date: 2010/4/7 12:00:00
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Lighthouse Harbor Condominium Rules and Regulations (old)
The Board of Directors of Lighthouse Condominium Association, Inc. has the full authority to enforce the following Rules and Regulations:

1. There shall be no obstruction of the Common Elements nor shall anything be stored in the Common Elements without prior consent of the Board of Directors except as herein or in the Bylaws as expressly provided. Each Unit Owner shall be obligated to maintain and keep in good order and repair his own Unit in accordance with the provisions of the Condominium Declaration.

2. Nothing shall be done or kept in any Unit or in the Common Elements that will in the opinion of the Board increase the rate of insurance on that portion of the Condominium Property insured by the Association without the prior written consent of the Board of Directors of the Association. No Unit Owner shall permit anything to be done or kept in his Unit or in the Common Elements which in the opinion of the Board may result in cancellation of any such insurance or which would be in violation of any law. No waste shall be permitted in the Common Elements except where provision is made.

3. Except with the permission of the Board of Directors no Unit Owner or Lessee may keep more than two (2) domestic animals within his Unit. For the Purposes hereof, the term "domestic animal" shall refer exclusively to dogs, cats and birds. All dogs and cats, when outside of the Owners Condominium must be leashed and in the company of the Owner or a member of his family or a guest. A fine of $50 per occurrence may be imposed on an Owner for violation.

4. No noxious or offensive activity shall be carried on in any Unit or in the Common Elements nor shall anything be done therein, either willfully or negligently, which may become an annoyance or nuisance to the other Unit Owners or occupants. No Unit Owners shall make or permit any disturbing noises in his individual Unit by himself, his family, servants, employees, agents, visitors, guests and lessees, nor do or permit anything by such persons that will interfere with the rights, comforts or convenience of other Unit Owners.

5. Nothing shall be done in, on or to the Common Elements which will impair the structural integrity of any Unit or which would structurally change any of the Units.

6. The Common Elements shall be kept free and clear of rubbish, debris and other unsightly materials. The Board of Directors published the Common Area Deck Rules in January of 2007, and updated in April of 2007. These Rules are available to all Owners and are binding upon all Owners and their grantees, lessees, tenants, successors, heirs, and assigns.

7. Nothing shall be altered or constructed in or removed from the Common Elements except upon written consent of the Board of Directors.

8. Each Unit Owner shall keep his Unit in a good state of preservation and cleanliness and shall not sweep or throw or permit to be swept or thrown there from or from the doors, windows, or balconies thereof, any dirt or other substance.

9. All radio, television or other electrical equipment of any kind or nature installed or used in each Unit shall fully comply with all rules, regulations, requirements or recommendations of the Board of Fire Underwriters and the public authorities having jurisdiction and the Unit Owner alone shall be liable for any damage or injury caused by any radio, television or other electrical equipment in or serving such Unit.

10. Any consent or approval given under these Rules and Regulations may be added to, amended or repealed at any time by resolution of the Board of Directors. Such changes shall not be capricious and shall require an affirmative vote of 80% of the Board of Directors.

11. Any Unit Owner wishing to place plants, flowers, trees or shrubs within the Common Elements must obtain written permission from the Board of Directors.

12. Complaints regarding the management of the Common Elements or regarding actions of other Unit Owners shall be made in writing to the Board of Directors.

13. No sign, advertisement, notice or other lettering shall be exhibited, inscribed, painted, or affixed by any Unit Owner on any part of the outside of any buildings, hung from windows or placed on window sills or otherwise displayed, without the prior written consent of the Board of Directors.

14. The Board of Directors, its Facility Manager, its workmen, contractors, or agents shall have the right of access to any Unit at any reasonable hour of the day for the purposes of making inspections, repairs, replacement or improvement or to remedy any condition which would result in damage to other portions of the building or for any purpose permitted under the terms of the Declaration or the Bylaws. Except in case of emergency, entry will be made by prearrangement with the owner. In the event the Association finds that there are vermin, insects or other pests, it may take such measures, as it deems necessary to control or exterminate same.

15. No Owner shall use or permit to be brought into a Unit any inflammable oils or fluids such as gasoline, kerosene, naphtha or benzene, or other explosives or articles deemed extra hazardous to life, limb or property, without in each case obtaining the written consent of the Board of Directors.

16. The use of cooking devices outside of the Owner's Unit shall be allowed under the following circumstances:
a. Frying or boiling is only permitted on the first floor rear deck level.
b. Those using any cooking devices shall be liable for any damage to the Common or Limited Common Elements. Repairs if needed will be charged to the Unit Owner.
d. Disposal of cold ashes must be in closed and sealed containers.
e. Ashes cannot be dumped into the New Basin Canal.

17. No boat slip shall be leased or offered for use to any non-resident with the exception of immediate family members or to vessels registered in the name of a corporation or partnership and owned by the Unit Owner or Lessee. Proof of proper liability insurance as defined in the Condominium Document or required by the Board of Directors must be provided.

18. Only approved boat dock storage boxes may be stored in the designated garage areas. Only bicycles in good condition may be stored in bicycle racks. No other items shall be stored in the garage area without written consent of the Board of Directors.

19. All rubbish, trash, and garbage must be bagged and tied securely before depositing into the Trash Chute.

20. Contractors will be allowed on the property Monday through Friday, 8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Saturday work requires written approval from the LHCA President. There is a $130.00 minimum charge for Saturday work which covers the first four hours. Additional time required for Saturday work shall be paid to Lighthouse Harbor in the amount of $32.50 per hour. Contractors are explicitly denied access on Sunday. Unit Owners and Lessees must abide by the Contractors Rules. Contractor Rules are to be obtained by the Unit Owners or Lessees from the Facility Manager prior to hiring Contractors for their individual Unit jobs. Contractors must register with the Facility Manager upon arrival and departure each day and be assigned a photo identification badge prior to performing any work on the premises. Contractors providing service for less than one day will be assigned a temporary badge. If badge is not returned a $25 charge will be applied. Contractors performing services for more than one consecutive day must place a $25 deposit for each badge assigned payable via check or money order only. Contractors or service providers who do not return their badges will not be permitted entrance onto the property thereafter and will forfeit their deposit. Housekeepers and other service providers who are given a key to Owner/Lessee's Units or who have Owners present during their stay will not be required to check-in nor obtain identification badges.

21. Move-in/Move-out shall be accomplished Monday through Friday 8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. after written Notice to Vacate is submitted to the Facility Manager at least seven days in advance of the move. Owner/Lessee must engage a Levee Board Police Officer with a police car to be present during all times that any vehicle is parked on Lakeshore Drive for the purpose of supplying, furnishing, or delivering a product or service to the Owner/Lessee. Be advised that there is a four hour minimum for police duty. Exception is needed for a Saturday move and requires a written request from the Owner/Lessee to the LHCA President seven days in advance of the date of the intended move. If approved, the Facility Manager will furnish the Owner/Lessee with written permission to proceed after a $130.00 security fee has been paid. The security fee shall compensate the Facility Manager for the first four hours (minimum charge) of the move. Additional time required for completion of Owner/Lessee's move shall be paid to Lighthouse Harbor in the amount of $32.50 per hour. Failure to comply with all above conditions may result in refusal of admittance.

22. The Board of Directors has adopted, on or about September 1998, reasonable restrictions governing installation, maintenance, and use of antennas in Common or Limited Common areas. The restrictions shall be known as Rules and Regulations for Installation of Antennas and are bound under separate cover. Said Rules and Regulations shall be made available to all Owners/Lessees upon request. These rules shall be binding upon all Owners and their grantees, lessees, tenants, occupants, successors, heirs, and assigns. Owners/Lessees must provide written notification to the Board of Directors of his intent to install an antenna and must wait upon review and approval by the Board before beginning installation.

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