Property Expectations Checklist

 The following guidelines may be used to determine Lakeside Property Restriction Notifications and Resale Certificate Qualifications.  


** The Enforcement Policy for Property Restrictions is located on this website under Documents and Policies Tab - "Enforcement Policy".
**  Please Refer the Declaration of Covenants and Restrictions.  The document is located under the Documents and Policies Tab.

* Cornerstone Management, the professional services company that helps us manage our accounts, is now helping with Architecture Review and Restrictions Enforcement. The Board decided to utilize these services to help make enforcement more consistent and objective. Still, you can bring any concern to any board member at any time. 


1.       Single-family residence only.

2.       Minimum two-car garage (converting garage to room is prohibited).

3.       Roofs of composition, weathered-wood appearance (multi-colored roofing materials prohibited).

4.       External design (i.e. paint color, wood trim quality and appearance) must be in compliance and in harmony of existing structures within the subdivision (neutral colors preferred – all color choices must be submitted for approval).

5.       No carports.

6.       Outside animals - maximum 2 cats/dogs in the back yard.  Other animals prohibited.

7.       Nuisances:

Ø  Habitual barking specifically mentioned as a nuisance.

Ø  Exterior sound devices are a nuisance.

Ø  4" grass is a nuisance.

8.       Garage doors should be closed.

9.       Patios and Pergolas must be in harmony with exterior of a residence; all designs must be approved by ARC before installation.

10.   Patios cannot be used for storage.

11.   No landscaping in green area or street.   

12.   No trash containers outside except on pickup days.

13.   Trash containers and recycle bins must be stored out of sight and may not be visible from the street.

14.   No boats, boat trailers, RVs, travel trailers, wave runners, etc. in yard, driveway, or street.

15.   No commercial/business signs except real estate signs.

16.   No overhead wires.

17.   Fences: wood, masonry or wrought iron:  6 - 6 1/2  ft.  - height variances must be approved by ARC before installation.  

18.   Fences within 20' of Perimeter Fence must be 4" below perimeter - HOA Board, designated company or representative may enter a property to repair the perimeter fence.

19.   Window Air Conditioning Units may not be visible from the street.

20.   Outdoor Sheds may not be visible from the street and must be approved by ARC before installation.

21.   Flagpoles may be no larger than 5ft. long when mounted on a residence and no taller than 20ft. if free-standing; US and Texas Flags must be flown in accordance with US and Texas laws; illumination of flagpoles may not exceed 2 minimal intensity lights.

22.   Solar Energy Devices (solar panels) must be located on the roof at the back of the residence or in the fenced area of a residence; location must be approved by ARC committee and comply with state and federal regulations; all panel designs must be approved by ARC before installation.

23.   Rain Harvesting Systems (Rain Barrels) may not be located at the front of a residence; design must be in harmony with the appearance of the residence.

24.   Satellite dishes may not be mounted in the front of the residence; must be in harmony with the appearance of the residence.

25.   Garage Doors – must be solid in construction; door must be painted with one appropriate matching color – all door designs must be approved by ARC before installation.

26.   Painted or Stamped Concrete Driveways prohibited.

27.   Mobile Basketball Goals are not allowed in the street or sidewalk area; permanent goals must be approved by ARC.

28.  Energy Efficient Roofing Materials must be similar in appearance with the weathered wood-look of shingles; must comply with state and federal regulations; design must be approved by ARC before installation.

29.  Standby Electric Generators (permanently installed) must be located at the back of the resident (or appropriately screened with permission from the ARC if located elsewhere on the property) and must comply with state and federal regulations; location and design must be approved by ARC before installation.

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