ARTICLE VI: ADMINISTRATION AND USE OF COMMON AREAS AND COMMON MAINTENANCE AREAS
Section 1. Owners' Easements of Enjoyment. Every Owner shall have a right in easement of enjoyment in and to the Common Areas which shall be appurtenant to and shall pass with title (or, if applicable, with the equitable title held by a real estate contract purchaser), to every Lot subject to the following provisions:
- The right of the Declarant or the Association to charge reasonable admission and other fees for the use of any recreational facility situated upon the Common Areas, and to establish use and operation standards for all Common Areas to be binding on all Association Members along with enforcement standards.
- The right of the Declarant (during the development period) or the Association (after the development period) to suspend an Owner's right to vote and to use any recreational facilities for any period during which assessments against his or her Lot remain unpaid and for a period, not to exceed 60 days, for any, and each separate, infraction of its published rules and regulations;
- The right of the Declarant (during the development period) or the Association (after the development period) to dedicate or transfer all or any part of the Common Areas to any public agency, authority or utility for such purposes and subject to such conditions as the Declarant or Members, as applicable, may deem appropriate. During the development period, any such dedication or transfer of all or any part of the Common Areas pursuant to this Section may be made by the Declarant in the Declarant's sole discretion. After the development period, no such dedication or transfer shall be effective unless an instrument agreeing to such dedication or transfer, signed by the Owners of two-thirds (2/3) of the Lots, has been recorded.
Section 2. Insurance. Nothing shall be done or kept in any Common Areas which will increase the rate of insurance on the Common Areas or other Lots or Improvements without the prior written consent of the Board. Nothing shall be done or kept in any Common Areas which will result in the cancellation of insurance on any part of ' the Common Areas or which would be in violation of any laws or ordinances.
Section 3. Alteration of Common Areas and Common Maintenance Areas. Nothing shall be altered, or constructed in, or removed from any Common Maintenance Areas except upon prior written consent of the Committee. There shall be no construction of any kind within the Common Areas except that community improvements may be constructed if two-thirds (2/3) of the members of the Association authorize (1) the construction of such improvement and (2) assessments for such improvements. Also, any such improvements would be subject to the acquisition of all required permits from governmental agencies. This Section shall not limit or prohibit Declarant (and no member consent shall be necessary), during the development period, from constructing or altering any such improvements to any Common Areas or Common Maintenance Areas, which the Declarant in Declarant's sole discretion, deems for the benefit and enhancement of said areas and the Association in general.
Section 4. Dumping in Common Areas, Common Maintenance Areas. or Native Growth Protection Easements. No trash, construction debris or waste, plant or grass clippings or other debris of any kind, nor hazardous waste (as defined in any federal, state, or local law or regulation) shall be dumped, deposited or placed on any Common Areas, Common Maintenance Areas, or Native Growth Protection Easement.
Section 5. Landscaping and Fencing. No permanent structures or landscaping of any kind, including fences, walls, or shrubs, may be built or placed within any right-of-way, easements, or Native Growth Protection Easements as delineated on the plat except as deemed appropriate by the Committee. This prohibition shall not apply to the landscape and fence/monument sign improvements in the Common Maintenance Areas installed by Declarant, nor shall this Section prohibit the Association from installing additional improvements or landscaping within the designated Common Areas or Common Maintenance Areas, nor shall this section prohibit the installation of fences by Lot Owners on property lines as may be otherwise allowed in this Declaration, nor shall this section prohibit the installation of landscaping on private lot areas encumbered by utility easements not otherwise restricted in this Declaration as to landscaping. Also, this prohibition shall not apply to landscaping of front or side yard areas of Lots extending up to the edge of the curb or sidewalk in the public right-of-way as further set forth in Article XII, Section 12 of this Declaration.