The effective date for the amended clauses in this Blog post is July 1, 2020. Changes to earlier version of the Rules and Regulations are highlighted in bold italic text.
II. ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW COMMITTEE(ARC)
F. Architectural Standards
8. Miscellaneous: Construction hours shall be between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Saturday. No construction activities are permitted on a Sunday. Excess excavation material shall be removed from the property and not be placed on Lots or on roads. Excavation, except for utility trenching, shall be on the owner’s lot only. Contractors are prohibited from spreading excess debris or material over the remainder of the home site, roadway, other property, or any other home site without approval. Regular cleanup of the construction home site is mandatory. All trash and debris shall be stored in a commercial trash container and shall be removed from the trash disposal area on a weekly basis or when full. All soil and debris flowing into the street(s) or open spaces from the construction home site shall be cleaned as needed. All trash must be disposed of offsite on a weekly basis. Every effort shall be made to control dust, noise(including the personal use of radios, CD’s, vehicle noise, dust, etc.), and odor emitted from a construction area.
III. ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW/COMMON ITEMS
A. Storage Units/ Accessory Structures
9. Recreational, Sports Equipment and Toys. All recreational and sports equipment (i.e.,trampolines, basketball units, swing sets, soccer nets, hockey goals, etc.), both permanent and portable, are required to be approved by the ARC for design, size, and placement prior to installation. All recreational and sports equipment should be placed to minimize its visual impact from adjacent properties and the street.
Recreational and sports equipment should be located in rear yard areas and set back a minimum of ten feet (10’) from property lines so as not to create an undue disturbance on neighboring properties.
Recreational and sports equipment, to include any supports, shall be of muted, earth tone colors (or other colors approved by the ARC) and shall not exceed twelve feet (12’) in height at grade unless otherwise approved by the ARC. Portable recreational and sports equipment used for front yard play must be stored out of view when not in use.
Portable basketball units may be approved if reasonably placed for use in the driveway area and are properly stored when not in regular use. All basketball units (permanent and portable) must be kept in a serviceable condition at all times. Portable units may not be weighted down with the addition of cinder blocks, sandbags, rocks, or other items on top of the base unit. Adding support cable(s) that can be detached quickly is permitted.
No unit may be placed in such a manner as to impede or block a sidewalk. Placement in the street or within the right-of-way is a violation of city ordinance and shall not be accepted.
Properly stored means all portable units should be kept inside the garage or stored in such a manner that reduces its visibility from the street and adjacent properties when not in use. During the winter, portable units should be stored inside a garage when not in use or placed on the side of the home (portable basketball units should be laid on the ground).
At the end of each day all children’s toys (bicycles, skateboards, toy playhouses, etc.) should be stored in the home, garage, or ARC approved storage unit. Children’s toys should never be left out in the front yard overnight.
G. Quiet Hours
Quiet hours are from 10:00 p.m. through 7:00 a.m. weekdays and from 10:00 p.m. through 8:00 a.m. on weekends. At all times residents shall take care not to disturb their neighbor’s right to a quiet enjoyment of their property and neighborhood. Any resident observing a violation of this rule is encouraged to call the Police Department to file a noise complaint in addition to filing a written complaint to the Property Management Company.
H. Home Business
Home businesses are permitted to the extent they do not: 1) Violate any Federal or State law or any other ordinance of the City of Colorado Springs, 2) Violate any provision of the governing documents of this homeowner’s association and these Community Rules, 3) Infringe on the peaceful enjoyment of the immediate neighbors, specifically or the community in general and/or 4) Engage in repair or restoration services. Any type of home business that falls into one of the categories above will be deemed to be an unreasonable annoyance or nuisance in violation of Section 102(c) of the Protective Covenants unless prior written permission of the Association has been obtained. The request form for Commercial or Business use can be found on the Peregrine website https://peregrinehoa.com/resources/#forms
I. Short Term Rentals
Short term rentals and occupancies of Lots for less than 6 months including, but not limited to transient, hotel, bed-and-breakfast, or vacation type rentals shall be prohibited without prior written permission of the Association and will be in violation of Section 102(i) of the Protective Covenants. The guidelines and request form for short term rentals can be found on the Peregrine HOA website https://peregrinehoa.com/resources/#str