Polynesian Gardens Association
6201 Midnight Pass Road, Siesta Key, Florida 34242

 

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Rules and Regulations

 

AS EMPOWERED BY THE AMENDED BY-LAWS OF POLYNESIAN ASSOCIATION, INC., EXHIBIT 4, SECTION 3.11, THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE ASSOCIATION, UPON DUE NOTIFICATION TO THE ENTIRE ASSOCIATION,  REVISED AND APPROVED THE RULES AND REGULATIONS ON APRIL 2, 2009.


OTHER PROVISIONS AS COVERED BY THE DECLARATION OF CONDOMINIUM, THE CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION, THE BY-LAWS AND AMENDMENTS THERETO REMAIN IN EFFECT AND ARE GOVERNING.

THE RULES AND REGULATIONS ARE AS FOLLOWS:


A.         COMMON ELEMENTS (AREAS)


            Streets, pool area, designated walkways to the pool, recreation building and adjacent parking area, and fishing pier and    
            related path at the north end of condominium property are common elements and may be used by all.


B.         POOL AND RELATED AREAS


1.        May be used between 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

2.        May not be used by persons with colds or communicable diseases.

3.        A shower is required before entering the pool.

4.        Rough play and running are not permitted.

5.        Personal electronics permitted only with the use of headphones.

6.        No foreign objects (coins, stones, etc.) or rafts are allowed in the pool.

7.        Life preserving devices are permissible.

8.        No glass or breakable items allowed.

9.        Use receptacles for all refuse.

10.     No placing of pool furniture on lawns; no removal of pool furniture from pool area.

11.     Towels must be placed on chaises and chairs.

12.     Children less than twelve years of age must be under the poolside supervision of a responsible adult.

13.     Infants must be diapered and wear appropriate swimwear.

14.     No diving.

15.     Pool is closed during thunderstorm.

16.     Use pool at your own risk.  NO LIFEGUARD ON DUTY.

17.     Pool capacity 28 people.

18.     No smoking in pool and recreational areas.


C.         USE OF UNITS AND RELATED LAND AREAS


1.     Must be kept in clean and sanitary condition.

2.     Garbage and rubbish must be kept in closed receptacles, shielded from view.
        Trash, recyclables and yard waste are picked up once a week (early Wednesday
        morning).  The dumpster is to be used by the maintenance personnel only.               

3.     Clothes may be dried only in areas shielded from view.

4.     Tools, equipment, beach chairs, bicycles, toys, grills, etc., 
        should be shielded from view.

 5.     Signs may be displayed only with the written approval of the Board. 
         Real Estate sign placement must be coordinated with the Board or head of maintenance.             

 6.        Advertised private enterprises may not be conducted from any Unit.

 7.     Pet rule is as follows:     

        a.     One pet per household.

        b.        Owners only are allowed a pet; no family members,  

                   no Renters, no Friends are allowed to have pets.

        c.      Pets must be kept inside except for necessary walking

                 and  exercise.

         d.      While outside, all pets must be kept on a leash. 

         e.         While outside, owners must clean up after their pet.    

         f.          Excessive noise from a pet, which is disturbing to neighbors, will not be tolerated.

         g.     No pets will be allowed in the pool area.       


ANY PROPERTY OWNER NOTING AN INFRINGEMENT OF THE ABOVE RULES WILL REPORT IN WRITING TO THE MANAGEMENT COMPANY OF POLYNESIAN GARDENS.    IF TWO OR MORE WRITTEN NOTICES ARE RECEIVED, ACTION WILL BE TAKEN BY MANAGEMENT.  NO EXCEPTIONS TO THESE RULES.


              8.    Garage sales, estate sales, consignment selling or other sales within units and common  area is not permitted.

              9.     Garage doors are to be kept closed except when exiting and entering.

            10.     No bird feeders, as they attract rats.


D.         WATER


             1.      Obey Sarasota County Fresh Water Usage Rules.  This water is for inside villa use and outside for
                      car washing and villa windows only.  When used outside, a hand release off nozzle is required.

             2.      Well water is provided thru white plastic pipe lines and is to be used for all irrigation and other
                      outside purposes.  Sarasota County Water Restrictions must be obeyed.

             3.      Owners are obligated to turn off the villa outside water valve and turn off power to the water
                      heater(s) when villa is not occupied.


E.             PARKING


       1.    Resident parking is restricted to passenger vehicles (this excludes trucks, buses, mobile homes,                   recreational vehicles, 
                   motorcycles and mopeds).

      2.   No vehicle may be used for overnight occupancy.

      3.   No parking on the grass.

      4.   Overnight parking must be cleared with the head of maintenance.

      5.   Parking on the street is permissible during daylight hours.  Always keep the street passable and do no block  
        driveways. 

            6.         The number of vehicles regularly parked by unit occupant is limited to the number of  parking spaces at the unit.  For 
                    temporary guest parking, contact the head of maintenance.

            7.     No commercial vehicles are allowed to be parked overnight on property.                 


F.         OCCUPANCY AND RENTAL OF UNITS


                1.     Limited to 4 people in one-bedroom units, 5 in a two bedroom unit, and 7 in a three bedroom unit.

                2.     Limited to a single family for any period in excess of 90 days.

                3.     Individuals under 21 years of age may not occupy units  unless parent or legal guardian is in residence

                4.      Grade school or preschool age children shall not be left alone in a unit at any time.                 


G.        RENTAL REGULATIONS


1.        Any owner wanting to rent, may use or contract with the agency of their choice including Argus Management. 

2.        The owner is responsible to provide a list of the Rules and Regulations to each renter prior to occupancy, either
   themselves or their agent.

3.        Polynesian Gardens Association will list the appropriate contact numbers and post them at the Office.

4.        Polynesian Gardens Association will post a list of the Rules and Regulations at the Office.

5.        It is the sole responsibility of the owner to provide services for their renters; in the event of an emergency, phone 
  numbers are posted at the Office.

6.        Renters not following the rules and regulations (after fair warning) will be asked to leave.

            7.     Minimum rental period is one month in Season (January 1 through March 31).  Two week minimum rental
                    period the remainder of the year.

            8.     Owners renting their Villa must submit to the Board of Directors a completed Rental Form.  If the Villa is
                    non-rental, a Friends and Family Form is to be completed and submitted for security purposes.  Either form
                    is to be received by the Board of Directors 7 to 10 days prior to occupancy.       
      

 

H.         BOATS


1.     No permanent docking or storage of boats on water or land, with   the exception of private docks.

2.     No boats, trailers, jet skis or similar items may be brought into the complex for any reason.

3.       No surfboards or wind surf units, etc., may be stored on cars or in yards where they may be seen by other residents.

            4.     At the two private docks, boat size is limited to a maximum length of 26 feet.  There can be no flying bridges, and no 
                    sailboats.


I.          OBLIGATIONS OF OWNERS AND LONG-TERM OCCUPANTS


              

                1.     Advise Head of Maintenance of any changes in locks or bolts on entrance door that would make it impossible for 
                    authorized persons gain admittance when unit is unoccupied.  A key that will permit ingress must be furnished to 
                   the Head of Maintenance.

                2.       Notify Head of Maintenance in writing when leaving for extended period of time.

                3.       Advise, appropriately, of any suspicious activities on property.

                4.       Written requests for maintenance service (forms available at the office or on the Web Site)  should be  placed
                    in marked box outside of the Office. 

                5.       Owners planning to sell their villa are requested, as a courtesy, to write a brief description of the 
                    villa on a 3” x 5” card and  post  the notice on the bulletin board at the Office.          

                6.     Fruit trees, and the resulting fruit must be maintained by their owners or designee.  If not maintained, upon
                    thirty days written notice of complaint, the Board will take appropriate action up to and including cutting them down.

            7.     Plumbing repairs:  Failing to follow "Plumbing Emergencies" as outlined on page 7 of the yearly published
                    "Owner's Directory", will result in the Owner/Renter accepting FULL responsibility for payment to the Service
                    Provider.


J.         CHANGES IN UNITS


            BOARD OF DIRECTORS WRITTEN APPROVAL IS REQUIRED FOR:


        

                1.       Painting, decorating, or changing the appearance of any part of the exterior of a unit requires the unit owner
                    to submit a CHANGE OF VILLA FORM  to the Board of Directors for approval.  (These forms may be found in the
                    box, marked as such, outside the office or on the web site, www,PolynesianSiestaKey.com).
                    At that time, the unit owner must:

                                a.    State description of the proposed change.

                            b.        Include a drawing with dimensions of the project.

                                c.    Give approximate date the project will be started and when the project will be completed.

                                d.    List contractor’s name responsible for completing project.

                                e.    Submit paint samples if plans include changing paint color on doors or shutters.

                                 f.    All legal documents and permits must be obtained before proceeding with the project.


K.         SAFETY


            In the interest of safety and courtesy, traffic rules posted within the Association must be observed:  10 MPH limit and
            follow all one-way street signs.  Bicycles must also obey one-way safety signs.  No playing in the streets at any time.
            This is to include no roller-blades or skate-boarding.