Guidelines and Restrictions
The Declaration of Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions (CC&Rs) of Spanish Peaks impose mutually beneficial restrictions for the benefit of the owners of each portion of the property. These restrictions are binding on all parties having any right, title, or interest in any part of the property and protect the rights of all Spanish Peaks property owners to enjoy the natural beauty of their properties in a quiet and peaceful setting.
The following is a summary of most activities that are prohibited on common and privately owned properties within the Spanish Peaks development. For a complete list and description of restricted activities, please refer to Article XIII of the CC&Rs.
This list is provided as a convenient reference for SPOA members and is not meant to restrict or replace the restricted activities as delineated in Article XIII of the CC&Rs.
Restricted Activities Include:
- Parking of commercial vehicles, recreational vehicles, mobile homes, boats or other watercraft, or other oversized vehicles, stored vehicles or inoperable vehicles in places other than enclosed garages.
- No vehicle shall be parked upon or encroach upon the Open Space.
- Except in circumstances imposing an imminent threat to the safety of persons using the properties, there shall be no hunting, capturing, trapping or killing of wildlife (except catching fish).
- There shall be no raising, breeding or keeping of animals, livestock, or poultry of any kind.
- Pets are permitted as long as no more than three dogs, cats or other usual and common household pets are kept per unit.
- The keeping of horses require Board permission and may be revoked at any time for any reason.
- Pets may not be allowed to roam free and must be kept under control of their owners at all times.
- At the sole discretion of the Board, pets that make objectionable noise, endanger the health or safety of, or constitute a nuisance or inconvenience to other members or wildlife will be removed.
- Artificial feeding of wildlife is prohibited including providing any food, garbage or other attractant.
- Salt licks are not allowed.
- Wildlife shall not be molested in any manner or fashion.
- Any activity that materially disturbs or destroys the vegetation, wildlife, wetlands, or air quality within the property is prohibited.
- Unreasonable levels of sound and light are prohibited.
- The planting of wildlife attracting vegetation is not allowed.
- Owners are required to control noxious weeds on their properties.
- Obstruction or re-channeling of drainage flows is prohibited.
- Fencing along the exterior boundaries of lots is not allowed.
- Subdivision of a unit into two or more units is not allowed without the consent of the Declarant.
- Conversion of any unfinished space, other than a basement, into an apartment or other integral living area is prohibited.
- Pedestrian, equestrian, bicycling, or skiing trails maintained by the Association are not to be used for any purpose other than the specific use for which they were created.
- Business activity within a unit is allowed only to the extent that it is undetectable to the senses of sight, sound, or smell from outside the unit.
- Except for outdoor barbecues, all other outdoor fires or burns are prohibited.
- The leasing of any unit except through the developer or the developer’s designee is prohibited.
- Fireworks are not permitted on any portion of the property.
- All trash, debris, foodstuffs or other items that may attract bears or other wildlife must be kept inside buildings or in bear-proof containers.
- The discharging of guns on any portion of the property is prohibited.
Properties - All property within the Spanish Peaks development including that which is Open Space, owned by the developer, and privately owned.
Unit - One dwelling within each of the condominiums or one dwelling located on any given property; in some cases a unit may refer to a single privately owned property whether or not a dwelling is located on it.
Please note that structures, signs, landscaping, and renevations are all governed by the ARC Guidelines and require ARC approval before construction.