Wekiva Hunt Club Community Association










CHAPTER 9 - ACCESSORY BUILDINGS AND PLAYHOUSES  

9.01  GENERAL - The following restrictions shall apply to the construction or keeping of free standing, detached or portable accessory storage or utility buildings in those areas of Wekiva listed at the end of this section 9.01: 

(1)        Maximum height - the maximum height of the structure shall be seven (7) feet.  The structure may exceed this height by a maximum of four (4) inches to allow for a building foundation;  

(2)        Maximum size - the maximum size shall be equal to one hundred (100) square feet; 

(3)        Maintenance - all such structures must be maintained to the same standard as is required for the maintenance of houses in Wekiva.  This includes, but is not limited to the obligation to keep such structures painted, rust free, structurally sound and with a secure and water tight roof. 

(4)        Screening - All such structures must be screened to a height of at least six (6) feet by a fence or other screen approved by the Architectural Control Committee so that at least the bottom six (6) feet of the structure and foundation, if any, cannot be seen from any point outside of the perimeter of the lot by any person standing at ground level outside of the perimeter of the lot. Notwithstanding this requirement, an owner may screen such structure to height higher than six (6) feet with natural materials, such as bushes, shrubs, trees, etc. 

(5)        Color - The color of the structure must be the same as that of the house or the trim of the house which is located on the same lot.  The shingles, if any, must be the same style and color as are on the house which is located on the same lot. 

(6)        General - The material, location and design of all such structures shall be subject to approval of the Architectural Control Committee. 

(a)        Fox Hunt Sections 1, 2, and 3; 

(b)        Wekiva Golf Villas Sections 1, 2, and 3; 

(c)        Governors Point Phases 1, 2, and 3; 

(d)        Hunters Point; 

(e)        Hunters Glen; 

(f)         Villas on the Green Condominiums I and II; 

(g)        Hunt Club Condominiums; 


 

11/9/92

9.02  WEKIVA HILLS SECTIONS ONE AND TWO - Due to the specific total screening requirements contained in the Supplemental Declarations which apply to those sections, (Article VIII, Section 3) the following restrictions shall apply to the construction or keeping of free standing, detached or portable accessory storage or utility buildings in WEKIVA HILLS SECTIONS ONE AND TWO:

 

(1)        Maximum height - the maximum height of the structure shall be seven (7) feet.  The structure may exceed this height by a maximum of four (4) inches to allow for a building foundation;  

(2)        Maximum size - the maximum size shall be equal to one hundred (100) square feet; 

(3)        Maintenance - all such structures must be maintained to the same standard as is required for the maintenance of houses in Wekiva.  This includes, but is not limited to the obligation to keep such structures painted, rust free, structurally sound and with a secure and water tight roof. 

(4)        Screening - All such structures must be screened to the full height of the structure by a screen approved by the Architectural Control Committee so that the structure is screened from view from the street and/or adjacent properties. 

(5)        Color - The color of the structure must be the same as that of the house or the trim of the house which is located on the same lot.  The shingles, if any, must be the same style and color as are on the house which is located on the same lot. 

(6)        General - The material, location and design of all such structures shall be subject to approval of the Architectural Control Committee.

 

9.03  AREAS WHERE PROHIBITED - Accessory, storage or utility buildings are strictly prohibited in the following areas of Wekiva: 

(1)        Wekiva Hills Sections 3 through 10; 

(2)        Wekiva Club Sections 1 through 9; 

(3)        Wekiva Fairway Townhomes; 

(4)        Wekiva Orange County Sections 1 through 5. 

9.04  PLAYHOUSES - The construction of "playhouses" or other structures of similar type and purpose shall be subject to the restrictions set forth in Section 9.01 supra.  "Playhouses" are, however, strictly prohibited in the following areas of Wekiva:

(1)        Wekiva Hills Sections 1 through 10; 

(2)        Wekiva Club Sections 1 through 9;

(3)        Wekiva Fairway Townhomes; 

(4)        Wekiva Orange County Sections 1 through 15. 

11/9/92

9.05  GAZEBOS - The following restrictions shall apply to the construction or keeping of a free standing gazebo in those areas of Wekiva, as listed in the permitted areas in this section 9.05:

          Prohibited Areas – Gazebos are strictly prohibited in the following areas of Wekiva:                                 

                   a.  Wekiva Hills Sections 3 through 10;

b.  Wekiva Club Estates Sections 1 through 10;

c.  Wekiva Fairway Townhomes;

d.  Wekiva Orange County Sections 1 through 5

 

          Permitted Areas: 

a.  Fox Hunt Sections 1, 2, and 3;

b.  Wekiva Golf Villas Sections 1, 2, and 3;

c.  Governors Point Phases 1, 2 and 3;

d.  Hunters Point;

e.  Hunters Glen;

f.  Villas on the Green Condominiums I and II

g.  Hunt Club Condominiums;

h.  Wekiva Hills Section 1 and 2 

In those areas where gazebos are permitted the following guidelines apply: 

(1)   Gazebos must be detached from the main residential structure and   must have a minimum obstructive ten (10) foot clearance from any  fence, structure, pool, etc.  

(2)   Applicant to submit to Association the ACC form, survey, site plan showing the location of the structure, landscaping plans, and building plans.

(3)   As part of the approval process, the structure must be approved by the county, to include permits and set backs, as required by the county.   

(4)  Applicant to obtain and submit written instruments signed by owners of the adjoining lots approving such gazebo

(5)   Design Requirements: 

a. Structure Height – The maximum height of the structure shall be ten (10) feet as measured from the sites average grade to the crown of the roof.

b. Maximum Size – The maximum size shall be equal to 100 square feet as measured around the exterior perimeter of the primary structure.

c. Structure Materials – All gazebos must be constructed of finished material, and painted or stained and varnished.

d. Roofing – All roof cladding must be either cedar shakes, copper, finished standing seam metal, slate, or asphalt shingles that shall be the same color as the roof of the home.

e. Opening Treatments – Generally gazebos are open structures with a railing around its base.  Variations from this that will be permitted include: screening, sliding lattice panels for privacy when needed or fixed lattice for one to two (2) sides.

f.  Buffering – All gazebos shall include a landscape plan illustrating the proposed landscaping around its perimeter.  Special attention must be given to views from the street and/or adjacent properties.  The landscaping for this area must consist of plant material that will provide a dense sight line screening.

g.  Electric – Gazebo may be wired for electricity.                        

The construction plans, materials, roofing materials, color, style, landscaping and massing must be approved by the Architectural Control Committee, as provided elsewhere in the Wekiva Code.

 

(6) Maintenance – All gazebos must be maintained to the same standard as required for the maintenance of houses in Wekiva.  This includes, but is not limited to the obligation to keep such structure painted, structurally sound and with a secure and water tight roof. 

(7) Use of Gazebo – No Gazebo may be used for any other purpose than      gathering/sitting/resting place for homeowners and their guests.  And nothing may be stored inside the structure other than items specifically designed for gazebos, i.e., lawn or patio furniture. 

(8) Any modification to the above will require a variance, except in areas where specifically prohibited.  (For variance procedure see Chapter 16) 

 Adopted 8/22/02

Amended 05/31/06


9.06 
PLAY SYSTEMS - The following restrictions shall apply to the construction or keeping of Play Systems in Wekiva:  The following guidelines apply:

General:        The material, location and design of all play systems shall be subject to the approval of the Architectural Control Committee. 

1. Applicant to submit to Association the ACC form, site plan showing location of the structure, materials, color and style.

2. Play systems must be detached from the main residential structure and must have a minimum obstructive ten (10) foot clearance from any fence, structure, pool, etc.

3. All structures must be screened to a height of at least six (6) feet by a fence or other screen approved by the Architectural Control Committee.  Notwithstanding this requirement, an owner may screen the play system to a height higher than six (6) feet with natural material, such as bushes, shrubs, trees, etc.

Design Requirements: 

1.  Structure Height - The maximum height of the play system shall be ten (10) feet as measured from the sites average grade to the top of the play system.

2.  Structure Materials  All play systems must be constructed of a finished material, painted, stained or varnished.

Maintenance:     All play systems must be maintained to the same standard as required for the maintenance of houses in Wekiva.  This includes, but is not limited to the obligation to keep the play system structurally sound, painted and rust free.

Variance:            Any modification to the above will require a variance and variance must be approved by the Board of Directors at a duly called Board meeting and resident requesting the variance must be present at this meeting. (For variance procedures see Chapter 16)

 

Adopted 8/26/04

05/13/91
11/09/92
08/22/02
08/26/04
05/31/06

9.07  DECORATIVE YARD ACCESSORIES The following restrictions shall apply to the installation or keeping of non-seasonal, decorative yard accessories in Wekiva:  The following guidelines apply:

 

General:  The material, location and design of all decorative yard accessories, i.e. decorative water fountains and statues, shall be subject to the approval of the Architectural Control Committee.

 

(1)       Applicant to submit to Association the ACC form, site plan showing the location of the structure, structure materials, color, height and style.

 

Maintenance:  All yard decorations must be maintained to the same standard as required for the maintenance of houses in Wekiva.

 

Adopted 10/26/06

9.08  CANOPIES - No "canopy", as described below, which exceeds one hundred (100) square feet in area, may remain on a Lot for a period longer than seven (7) calendar days per calendar year.  For purposes of this Rule:

1.  The term "canopy" shall mean a structure whose roof top or top is made of canvas, cloth, plastic or any other pliable material or made of wood, PVC material, metal or any other solid material, whether or not the structure has open or closed sides.  Attached hereto as Exhibit "A" are examples of the canopies which this rule is intended to prohibit or limit, which examples are not intended to be exclusive.

2.  The area of square feet shall be determined as follows:

a.  If the canopy is in the shape of a rectangle, then the area of square feet shall be determined multiplying the width by the length of the bottom edge of the top of the structure.

b.  If the canopy is in the shape of something other than a rectangle, then the area of square feet shall be determined by applying appropriate mathematical formulas.

Adopted 3/27/08