Rules Violations Guidelines 011

Exhibit 011

REV 12-12-01

SILVER FIRS PHASE II HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION

Below are excerpts of the CC&Rs and NRGs broken down into two violation categories: fining violations and non-fining violations.

FINING VIOLATIONS

CC&Rs

ARTICLE VII.

Fireworks:

Fireworks are illegal in unincorporated Snohomish County and against the rules at all times in Silver Firs II HOA with the exception of on July 4th. Please note that Violators are subject to fine as called for in the rules of Silver Firs II.

Driveways:

All driveways and parking bays shall be constructed of concrete or asphalt paving.

Mailboxes:

The location, color, size, design, lettering and other particulars of mail or paper delivery boxes shall be subject to the approval of the Committee.

Fence Beyond Setbacks:

No solid fence shall be constructed beyond the front building setback line, or beyond the side building setback lines in connection with corner Lots. Only ornamental fences shall be allowed in the front yard and corner lot setback.

Boats & RVs:

All boats, boat trailers, travel trailers, motorized and non-motorized campers and other such recreational vehicles shall be stored behind the primary structure or sight screened unless a variance is granted by the Committee. No car, inoperative for reasons of mechanical failure, shall be parked outside of a garage and/or stored on any Lot or in the street right-of-way for more than 72 hours.

Signs on Property:

Except for subdivision or neighborhood identification signs at entrances stating name of subdivision or neighborhood only, no sign of any kind shall be displayed to the public view on any Lot except one professional sign of not more than one square foot, one sign of not more than five square feet advertising the property for sale or rent, or signs used by a builder to advertise the property during the construction and sales period.

NonWood Fence:

All Fences shall be constructed of wood or approved substitute material.

ARTICLE VIII

1. Maintenance of Exteriors:

Owner of any Lot in the Properties shall maintain the Lot and the improvements situated thereon in a neat trimmed condition satisfactory to the Board

ARTICLE IX

Noxious or Offensive Activity: (See Non-Fining Violations for more definition)

No noxious or offensive activity shall be carried on upon any Lot , nor shall anything be done thereon which may become an annoyance or nuisance to the neighborhood.

Temporary Structure:

No structure of a temporary character, trailer, basement, tent, shack, garage, barn or any other out-building shall be used on any Lot at any time as a residence, either temporarily or permanently.

Breeding of Animals:

No animals, livestock or poultry of any kind shall be raised, bred or kept on any Lot except that dogs, cats or other household pets may be kept on any Lot, provided that they are not kept, bred or maintained for any commercial purpose.

Dumping Trash on Property:

No Lot shall be used or maintained as a dumping ground for rubbish. Trash, garbage or other waste shall not be kept except in sanitary containers. All incinerators or other equipment for the storage or disposal of such material shall be kept in a clean and sanitary condition.

NRGs

EXAMPLE GUIDELINES

Exterior House Colors:

Color changes must be compatible with neighboring homes.

Satellite Dishes:

Dishes must be 39 inches or less in size. Installation must comply with building codes, screening, unobtrusive placement, camouflage or other reasonable measures to ensure safety and minimize the visual effect as long as it does not impose unreasonable expense or delay or prevent reception of an acceptable quality signal.

Fences & Walls:

Must be in harmony with surrounding neighborhood, as to style, material, size, and color. Only ornamental fences shall be allowed in the front yard and corner lot setback. Location and height must comply with Snohomish County Planning and Development rules.

Sheds:

Sheds will be considered based on materials, style, and color, which must match the house. Location and size must comply with Snohomish County Planning and Development rules.

Decks, Porches, Patios and Coverings:

Decks must be constructed of weather-resistant wood and architecturally consistent with similar structures in the surrounding area. Staining or color painting will be considered. Porches and patios shall be constructed of materials compatible with the existing structure. Roofs must be consistent with the roofline, material color, texture, and style of the existing structure. Homeowners must contact Snohomish County Planning and Development to ensure proper building codes.

Play Equipment & Hot tubs:

Will be considered based on location, style, and material.

PROPERTY MAINTENANCE

Yard Maintenance:

Yard maintenance includes mowing, edging, weeding and watering lawn, weeding and mulching around trees and shrubs, and maintaining landscaping materials like weed fabric and landscape bricks.

Driveway, Patio, and Walkway Maintenance:

Driveway, patio, and walkway maintenance includes keeping clean from debris, weeds, and moss growth.

House Exterior Maintenance:

House exterior maintenance includes keeping roofs, siding, and gutters clean from debris and moss growth.

Fence Maintenance:

Fence maintenance includes replacing rotted, defective, loose, and aged posts and boards.

Painted Surface Maintenance:

Painted surface maintenance includes any surface that has become water stained, peeled, blistered, faded, blotched, or weathered.

Dumping on Property:

Homeowners shall not dump or store on any property directly in view from the street and neighboring properties the following, but not limited to: garbage, refuse, lawn cuttings, debris, lawn mowers, mechanical equipment, tools, and toys.

Portable Basketball Hoops on Property:

Portable basketball hoops are permitted to be used on owners’ driveways. They must not damage surrounding landscape in common areas or other property. To prevent unsightly conditions the portable basketball hoops must be stored out of sight when not currently in use. They must not be used on or block sidewalks or common areas. The county will not clean or maintain streets if they are blocked. If a homeowner observes a problem with street blockage please contact Snohomish County Public Works Department at 425-388-6408.

Planting of Common Areas:

Homeowners are permitted to plant portions of the common area abutting the owner’s lot with prior approval from the ACC. Please be aware that the owner must maintain such plantings. If the owner fails to do so, the association has the right to maintain such plantings and assess all costs to the owner.

COMMON AREA RULES & GUIDELINES

Common Area Damage:

Results of damage to any common area property due to negligence of an owner, tenant, their agents or guests shall be repaired by the association. The cost of such repairs will be assessed to the owner.

Dumping on Common Area:

Dumping of any garbage or rubbish in any common area will not be permitted.

Signs on Common Areas:

Signs are not permitted in common areas. All signs will be removed and discarded. The posting of solicitations on mailbox stations is also not allowed.

ACTIVITIES AND ACTIONS

Pet Damage:

The owner of a pet shall be responsible to pay for any damage caused by such pet, as well as any costs incurred by the Association as a result of such pet.

House Business:

No property may be used as a business, which creates excessive noise, odors, or levels of traffic.

NRGs

PROPERTY MAINTENANCE

Portable Basketball Hoops if on Sidewalk:

Portable basketball hoops are permitted to be used on owners’ driveways. They must not damage surrounding landscape in common areas or other property. To prevent unsightly conditions the portable basketball hoops must be stored out of sight when not currently in use. They must not be used on or block sidewalks or common areas. The county will not clean or maintain streets if they are blocked. If a homeowner observes a problem with street blockage please contact Snohomish County Public Works Department at 425-388-6408.

Trash Containers:

Trash containers shall not be stored in an area directly in view from the street and neighboring properties. Containers are to be returned to acceptable storage promptly after pickup.

COMMON AREA RULES & GUIDELINES

Native Growth Protection Areas:

Native Growth Protection Areas must remain undisturbed in a substantially natural state. The county permits the use of non-motorized trails, exercise pathways and wildlife viewing areas. Please remain on established trails. If any problems with these areas occur, please contact Snohomish County Planning and Development Services at 425-388-331 and, if possible, contact the property manager.

ACTIVITIES AND ACTIONS

Pet Barking:

Homeowners shall prevent their dogs from excessive barking.

Pet Leashes and Pet Waste:

Pet owners are required to keep their pets on leashes, in accordance with county leash laws, at all times when outside any fenced area. Pet owners must be mindful of health hazards and properly dispose of animal waste.

Parking:

Parking is prohibited on any common area except in designated areas. Parking is also prohibited on lawns except for properly stored and sight screened recreational vehicles, boats, and trailers. The state and county also prohibits vehicles from parking on sidewalks, obstructing the free flow of traffic, parking on the street for certain lengths of time, too close to stop signs, and, blocking fire hydrants and pedestrian crosswalks, and within 10 feet of mail stations. Please refer to the state and county for current codes. If homeowners have a problem with illegally parked vehicles, the county sheriff should be contacted. If the owner of the vehicle is known, please provide the property manager with all relevant information so they may keep the association aware of any problem issues.

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