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Because I Said So, That’s Why!

For those of you who have served, or currently serve on a board of directors or an architectural review committee, have you ever felt like the evil parent telling your child “no”? No matter how you put it, the child continues to argue that he/she should be able to carry out the “forbidden” activity, until everything comes to a head and the child is sent off to his/her room.

Unfortunately, when it comes to the architectural review process for associations, resolution of a dispute is not as easy as putting your foot down and sending an owner to his/her room. To the contrary, the architectural process is closely scrutinized by courts and owners in the communities.  Therefore, before denying (or approving) a request, it is imperative that the architectural review committee dot its i’s and cross its t’s.

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Pending NC Pool Legislation

As you know, new pool requirements went into effect this year regarding the height and spacing of public pool fences.  Currently if the fencing does not meet the new requirements, a pool permit will not be issued by the county to allow it to be opened for this season. n response to this, a bill (S.B. 368)...
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