Rules and Regulations

 

 

RULES AND REGULATIONS
OF
IVYMOUNT COURT CONDOMINIUM

GENERAL

1. The unit Owners Association of Ivymount Court Condominium ("Association"), acting through its Board of Directors; has adopted the following Rules and Regulations ("Regulations"). These Regulations may be amended from time to time by resolution of the Board of Directors.

2 . Wherever in these Regulations reference is made to "Unit Owners", such term shall apply to the owner of any unit, to his family, tenants whether or not in residence, servants, employees, agents, visitors and to any guest, invitees or licensees of such unit Owner, his family or tenant of such unit Owner. Wherever in these Regulations reference is made to the Association, such reference shall include the Association, the Board of Directors, and the Managing Agent when the Managing Agent is acting on behalf of the Association.

3. The unit Owners shall comply with all the Regulations hereinafter set forth governing the buildings, balconies and patios, drives, recreational areas, grounds, parking areas and common areas of the Condominium.

4. The Association reserves· the right to alter, amend, modify, repeal or revoke these Regulations and any consent or approval given hereunder at any time by resolution of the Association or the Board of Directors.

5. These Regulations are supplementary to and not in lieu of provisions governing the Condominium which are set forth in the Declaration and Bylaws of the Condominium. To the extent .of any inconsistency between any of the foregoing, the following shall prevail in the order noted: the Declaration, the Bylaws, and these Regulations.

RESTRICTIONS ON USE

6. No part of the Condominium shall be used for any purpose except housing and the common purposes for which the Condominium was: designed. Each unit shall be used as a residence for a single family, its servants and guests.
 
7. There shall be no obstructions of the Common Elements. Nothing shall be stored in the Common Elements without the prior consent of the Board of Directors except as herein or in the Bylaws expressly provided. No public hall of any building shall be decorated or furnished by any unit Owner in any manner.

8. Nothing shall be done or kept in any unit or in the Common Elements which will increase the rate of insurance for any of the buildings or contents thereof applicable for residential use without the prior written consent of the Board of Directors. No unit Owner shall permit anything to be done or kept in his Unit or in the Common Elements which will result in the cancellation of insurance on any of the buildings or contents thereof or which would be in violation of any public law, ordinance or regulations. No gasoline or other explosive or flammable material may be kept in any unit or storage area. No waste shall be committed in the Common Elements.

9. All garbage and trash must be placed in the containers provided by the Unit Owners' Association in the outside trash areas and no garbage or trash shall be placed on the floor or elsewhere on any Common Element. No garbage cans, containers or bags of any kind shall be placed in public areas.

10. Except in the recreational or storage areas designated as such by the Board of Directors, no playing or lounging shall be permitted, nor shall baby carriages, velocipedes, bicycles, playpens, wagons, toys, benches, chairs or other articles of personal property be left unattended in public areas of the buildings or passageways, parking areas, courts, sidewalks or lawns or elsewhere in the Common Elements.

11. The toilets and other water and sewer apparatus shall be used only for the purposes for which des igned; and no sweepings, matches, rags, ashes or other improper articles shall be thrown therein. The cost of repairing any damage resulting from misuse of any of such apparatus shall be borne by the unit Owner causing such damage.

12. Each unit Owner shall keep his or her Unit in a good state of preservation, repair and cleanliness and shall not sweep or throw or permit balconies thereof, any dirt or other substance.

13. Nothing shall be done in any unit or in, on or to the Common Elements which may impair the structural integrity of any building or which may structurally change any of the buildings nor shall anything be altered or constructed in or removed from the Common Elements, except upon the prior written consent of the Board of Directors .
 
14. No noxious or offensive activity shall be carried on in any Unit 0::- an the Common Elements, nor shall anything be done there which may be or become an annoyance or nuisance to the other Unit Owners or occupants. No Unit Owner shall make or permit any disturbing noises in the buildings or do or permit anything which will interfere with the rights, comforts or convenience of other Unit Owners. All Unit Owners shall keep the volume of any radio, television or musical instrument in their Units suff1c1ently reduced at all times so as not to disturb other Unit Owners. Despite such reduced volume no Unit Owner shall operate or permit to be operated any such' sound-producing devises in a unit; between the hours of 11: 00 P.M. and the following 8: 00 A.M. if such operations shall disturb or annoy other occupants of the buildings.

15. No industry, business, trade, occupation or profession of any kind commercial, religious, education or otherwise, designed for profit, altruism, exploitation or otherwise, shall be conducted, maintained or permitted on any part of the Condominium, except as expressly permitted in the Bylaws, nor shall any Unit be used or rented for transient, hotel or motel purposes. The right is reserved by the Declarant and the Board of Directors or the Managing Agent, to place "For Sale", "For Rent" or "For Lease" signs on any unsold or unoccupied units or the Common Elements, and the right is hereby given to any Mortgagee who may become the owner or any Unit to place such signs on any Unit owned by such Mortgagee, but in no event will any sign be larger than one foot (1') by two feet (2').

16. No animals or reptiles of any kind shall be raised, bred or kept in any Unit or in the Common Elements, except that of dogs, cats or other household pets, not to exceed one pet per Unit without the prior approval of the Board of Directors, may be kept in a unit, subject to compliance with the Bylaws and these Regulations.

17. No blinds, shades or screens shall be attached to, hung in, or used in connection with any terrace, balcony or patio of a Uni t. Draperies or curtains must be installed by each unit Owner on all windows of his unit and must be so maintained thereof at all times .

18. No Unit Owner shall cause or permit anything to be hung, displayed or exposed on the exterior of a Unit or Common Elements appurtenant thereto, whether through or upon windows, doors or masonry of such Unit. The prohibition herein includes, without limitation, laundry, clothing, rugs, signs, awnings, canopies, shutters, radio or television antennas or any other item. Under no circumstances shall any air conditioning apparatus, television or radio antennas or other items be installed by the Unit Owner beyond the boundaries of his Unit. A Unit Owner, however, may use a central radio or television antenna provided as a part of his Unit. No clothes line, clothes rack or other device may be used to hang any items on any balcony or window, nor may such devises be used anywhere on the Common Elements except in such areas as may be designated specifically for such use by the Board of Directors. Balconies and terraces shall not be used as storage areas. No terrace or balcony shall be enclosed or covered by any awning or otherwise without the prior consent in writing of the Board of Directors.

PARKING AND STORAGE

20. All personal property placed in any portion of any building or any place appurtenant thereto, including, without limitation, the storage areas, shall be at the sole risk of the Unit Owner, and the Association shall in no event be liable for the loss, destruction, theft or damage to such property. Any Unit Owner may use the storage room, if any, in his building without charge for the storage of trunks, suitcases, snow tires and other items permitted by the Board of Directors. The unit Owner is limited to the use of only one storage bin in the storage room of his/her building. All property deposited in the storage room must be placed within this bin.

21. Should an employee of the Association at the request of a Unit Owner move, handle or store any articles in storage rooms or remove any articles there from or handle, move, park or drive any automobile placed in the parking areas, then, and in every such ease, such employee shall be deemed the agent of the Unit Owner. The Association shall not be liable for any loss, damage or expense that may be suffered or sustained on connection therewith.

22. Unless otherwise authorized by the Association, the parking areas may not be used for any purpose other than parking automobiles. No buses, trucks, trailers, boats, recreational or commercial vehicles shall be parked in the parking areas or in driveways except in such areas, if any, specifically designated for such parking by the Board of Directors. All vehicles must have current license plates and be in operating condition. No vehicles shall be parked on the Condominium with conspicuous "For Sale" signs attached.

23. All unit Owners shall observe and abide by all parking and traffic regulations as posted by the Association or by municipal authorities. Vehicles parked in violation of any such regulations may be towed away at the Unit Owner's sole risk and expense.
 
24. Parking so as to block sidewalks or driveways shall not be permitted. If any vehicle owned or operated by a unit Owner, any member of his family, tenants, guests, invitees or licensees shall be illegally parked or abandoned on the Condominium,' the Association shall be held harmless by such unit Owner for any and all damages or losses that may ensue, and any and all rights in connection therewith that the owner or driver may have under the provisions of state or local laws and ordinances hereby are expressly waived. The unit Owner shall indemnify the unit Owner's Association against any liability which may be imposed on the unit Owners' Association as a result of such illegal parking or abandonment and any consequences thereof.

ENTRY INTO UNITS

25. No unit Owner shall alter any lock or install additional locks on any doors of a Unit without the prior written consent of the Board of Directors.

26. The agents of the Board of Directors or the Managing Agent, and any contractor or workman authorized by the Board of Directors or the Managing Agent, may enter any room or unit in the buildings at any reasonable hour of the day after notification (except in case of emergency in which case entry may be immediate and without notification) for the purpose of exercising and discharging their respective powers and responsibilities, including without limitation, inspecting. such unit for the presence of any vermin, insects or other pests and for the purpose of taking such measures as. may be necessary to control or exterminate any such vermin, insects or other pests.

27. Employees and agents of the Association are not authorized to accept packages, keys, money (except for Condominium assessments) or articles of any description from or for the benefit of a Unit Owner. If packages, keys, (whether for a Unit or an automobile), money or articles of any description are left with the employees or agents of the Association, the Unit Owner assumes the sale risk therefore, and the unit Owner, not the Association, shall be liable for injury, loss or damage of any nature whatsoever directly or indirectly resulting there from or connected therewith. The Association does not assume any responsibility for loss or damage in such cases. Deliveries requiring entrance to a Unit Owner's Unit will not be accepted without the prior written permission of the Unit Owner accompanied by a written waiver of all liability in connection with such deliveries.
 

RECREATIONAL FACILITIES

28. All persons using any of the recreational facilities do so at their own risk and sole responsibility. The Association does not assume responsibility for any occurrence, accident or injury in connection with such use. No Unit Owner shall make any claim against the Association, its servants, agents or employees for on account of any loss or damage to life, limb or property sustained as a result of or in connection with any such use of any of the recreational facilities. Each unit Owner shall hold the. Association harmless from any and all liabilities and any action of whatsoever nature by any tenants, guests, invitees or licensees of such Unit Owner growing out of the use of the recreational facilities except where such loss, injury or damage clearly can be proved to have resulted from and been proximately caused by the direct negligence of the Association or its agents, servants, or employees in the operation, care or maintenance of such facilities.

29. Any damage to the buildings, recreational facilities, or other Common Element~ or equipment caused by a unit Owner or such unit Owner's pets shall be repaired at the expense of the unit Owner.

SUSPENSION OF RIGHT TO USE RECREATIONAL FACILITIES

30. In addition· to all other rights which the Board o t Directors has for nonpayment of assessments, the Board of Directors of the Association shall have the right to bar the use by a unit Owner of any of the recreational facilities for failure to make payment of any assessments or fees due as provided for in the Bylaws of the Condominium. Pool passes or other recreational facilities will not be made available to tenants unless a copy of their lease is on file at the office of the Managing Agent.

MISCELLANEOUS

31. All charges and assessments imposed by the Association are due and payable on the first day of each month, unless otherwise specified. Payment shall be made at the Managing Agent's office by check or money order', payable to the Condominium. Cash will not be accepted.

32. Complaints regarding the management of the Condominium or regarding actions of other Unit Owners shall be made in writing to the Managing Agent or the Board of Directors. No Unit Owner shall direct, supervise or in any manner attempt to assert control over or request favors of any employee of the Managing Agent or the Unit Owners' Association.

33. 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 Underwriters Laboratories and the public authorities having jurisdiction, and the Unit Owner alone shall be I liable for any damage or injury caused by any radio I television or other electrical equipment in such unit.

34. Unit Owners are cautioned against excessive use of soaps and other detergents in their appliances or plumbing apparatus which may cause overflow of suds in any Unit or in any central waste disposal system. Detergents and soaps shall be used only pursuant to manufacturer's directions.

35. The use of charcoal burners is not permitted on the patios or balconies due to danger of fire and smoke disturbance to neighbors, and such burners may not be used on the Common Elements except (if and to the extent permitted by law) in such areas, if any, designated by the Board of Directors for such use and in compliance with law.

36. The planting of plants, flowers, trees, shrubbery and crops of any type is prohibited anywhere on the Common Elements without the prior written consent of the Board of Directors. No fences may be erected around or on the Common Elements .

37. Solicitors are not permitted in any of the buildings. If any Unit Owner is contacted by a solicitor on the Property, the Managing Agent must be notified immediately.