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NASCAR Driver Challenging ARB Guidelines Loses in NC Supreme Court

Here is an interesting article about a NASCAR driver in North Carolina who challenged his HOA board’s decision requiring the removal of a pool house and tiki hut in his backyard. The association claimed Todd Bodine never had ARB approval to build the massive structure. Bodine claimed he was targeted based on his ability to pay the…

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Todd Bodine loses battle with HOA

NASCAR driver tearing down his pool house; association says he didn’t get OK to build.

Todd Bodine is accustomed to the sound of winning.

The NASCAR driver has won the sport’s truck series twice, most recently last year.

But earlier this month, if you were to pass by a well-kept home in the Harris Village neighborhood of Mooresville, you would have heard the sound of Todd Bodine losing. Removing unapproved building

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Failure to Get Prior Written Approval for Structural Modifications Violates Restrictive Covenants

Bodine v. Harris Village Prop. Owners Ass’n, Inc.,
No. COA09-1458 (N.C. App. Ct., Sep. 7, 2010).

Homeowner Bodine submitted preliminary plans and a request for architectural approval for the addition of a swimming pool and covered deck to his lot.  The newly formed association had not yet appointed an architectural committee, so the board held…
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Failure to Get Prior Written Approval for Structural Modifications Violates Restrictive Covenants

Bodine v. Harris Village Prop. Owners Ass’n, Inc.,
No. COA09-1458 (N.C. App. Ct., Sep. 7, 2010).

Homeowner Bodine submitted preliminary plans and a request for architectural approval for the addition of a swimming pool and covered deck to his lot.  The newly formed association had not yet appointed an architectural committee, so the board held a meeting to consider the homeowner’s request.  Bodine was not given notice of the meeting, and commenced construction of the concrete pad before he was notified that the association took issue with his plans.

Bodine requested a board meeting that afternoon, which resulted in approval of a swimming pool and a 10′ x 14′ detached pool house.   However, Bodine proceeded to construct a 10′ x 42′ pool house.  He assumed that the association would have no qualms with a larger structure due to the fact that the municipal regulations permitted structures of this size.

The association

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