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ARCHCTU AN ENVONMNTAL REVIW COMMEE
stANARS AN GUIELINS
Approved: April 20, 1995 Effective: May 15, 1995 Amended: September 18, 2006 Effective: October 18,2006
To ensure tht Gateway Commons.will always be an attactive and desirable communty
to live, architectul and envionmental stadards must be maintained. These stadads are meant
to benefit all residents of Gateway Commons. Thus, all residents share the responsibilty to comply with support and contrbute to them
High standads require tht guidelines and restrctions on externl alterations/additions be
adopted and observed. The Architectual and Envionmental Review Commttee CA.E.RC.) established these guidelies and restrctions based on the Gateway Commons Declartion of
Covenants and Restrctions and on the published gudelines of simiar homeowners
. . and to assure that all homeowners can take pride in their community and be comfortble livig in
Fròm tie-to-time these gudelines will be updated to clarfy their intet
associations. and address additional
tyes of chages. These rules and reguations are intended to protect homeowners'. investments
Updates to.these Guidelines will be published perodically in the çOmmunty newsletter. When suffcient changes have been made to warrt reissuing the entie document, the document will be updated and mailed to- each homeowner. Homeowners are expected to comply with the
. Compliance with these stadards requires from each homeowner tht degree of regard for
neighbors which is expected in tu. The potentil benefits include escalating propert values,
and maintenance of an attactively designed and appealing communty that is pleasant aId
enjoyable. The Conittee has endeavored to make the stadards and gudelines easy to meet and
to make the review process simple and prompt.
ARCHTECTUR AN ENVONMNTAL REVIW COMMTEE
. The existence, composition, basic duties and powers of
the Architectual Envionmental Review Commtte (AE.RC.) are established in Arcle V of the Declartion of Gateway Commons Homeowners Association. To enumerate the powers, fuctions and opertion of the Architectual and Envionmenta Review Commttee, the followig resolution is adopted by a majority. vote of
the Board of Directors of Gateway Commons Homeowners Association.
WIREAS, Arcle V of the Declaration of
Envionmental Review Commttee to adopt and publish guidelines for exteror changes, improvements, and additions to homeowners' propert and to approve any such changes, . imrovements or additions, and
WIREAS, the Board of Review Commttee
Covenants estblished an Architectul and
Directors wishes to establish an Architectul and Envionmental
which will approve and establish architectual and envionmenta gudelines
in accordace with the Declaration; ..
Commttee be established and the followig procedures and gudelines be adopted:
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOL YED that The Architectul and Envionmental Review
I. ARCmTECTU GUIELIS
1. Any exteror alteration or addition, except as specifically excepted in these
guidelines, must have approval of
the AE.RC. before any work has begm.
2.. Exteror modifications which have been approved by the developer Board of
Directors or the homeowner Board of Directors pror to the adoption of
.. . Guidelines will be considered to have grandfathered approval. Should a question
the futue, the homeowner may be requied to fush proof that the
modification was, in fact, approved.
3. Any exteror addition or alteration to an existg buildig or to the suoundig
homeowner grounds shall be compatible withthe design chaacter of building
and suroundig grounds. The AE.R.C. shall be responsible for
interpreting whether altetion or addition design chaacterstics abide by design ëhacter of
4. Some alterations or additions may be made without wrttn request for approval if they follow the guidelines stipulated hereinafer under "ALTERATIONS NOT
REQUIG A.E.RC. SUBMISION.
5. Any other alterations or additions requie wrtten submission and subsequent
A.E.RC. approval before any chages are made to the
proper. These are
specified hereinafer inder "ALTERATIONS REQUIG SUBMISSION AN APPROVAL."
6. Some alterations, additions and changes are specifically prohibited as provided in
the Declaration and sumried here under "PROHIITED ALTERATIONS." these prohibitions are explained in detail in Arcle VI Section 6.02, of
the Declaration of Covenants.
7. The A.E.R.C. is empowered to regulate chages and improvements to
homeowner's proper only. Any desired chages to common grounds must be
requested of the Board of
B. ALERATIONS NOT REQUlG A.E.R.C. SUBMISSION AN APPROVAL BUT WICH MUST FOLLOW STIULATED GUIELINS
1. Plants, shrbs, and flowers with the homeowner's propert
only. Plans for
hedges ~r other planted fencing
must be submittd for review by the A.E.R.C.
2. Gaden hose and caddy affed to house extendig no higher ththirt-síx
inches (36") from ground level ortwenty-fourinches (24") from deck level and behid railing.
Vegetable gardens, in rear yards only, andonly on proper of growt must not exceed
must be removed at the end of the growg season. ~
height of fencing. In all homes, plant refuse and stakes
Back-to-Back Homes - Vegetable gardens may be plànted inide privacy fencing, inconspicuous to public.
Single-Family.Hc)IIÌes - Veg~table gardens may be planted in one row only that
is diectly adj apent to the rear wall of the
Townomes - Vegetable gardens maybe planted over
home. The row may be no wider than
no more than 25% of area of the rear lot withi the limts of
the privacy fence.
4. Trees except for the followig: Fruit Bearg trees on townome propert,
Beech, Elm and Bamboo. .
5. Decorative borders around flowerbeds up to twelve inches (12")high of
Weeping Wilows, female Gingo Biloba, Silver Maple, Tulp Poplar, Amercan
a) natual, red or white brick
b) . railroad ties or landscaping timbers, chemically or pressure treated wood,
6. Holiday decorations may be displayed on homeowners' propert for a period of
time appropriate to the holiday (not more than th (30) days before and after the holiday).
HOUSE FIXTUSIP A1G
7. Extenor Paint Color Palett: The exteror of
homes. and townomes shall be painted only in colors that maintaiì the autentic
colonial chaacter of the community. The acceptable paint colors are from the "Statehouse Exteror Collection" .. the "Exteror Color Collection _ Colonial Colors" offered by McCormck Paints. These same paint colors, or simlar colors . with slight lighter or daker tits, are available from other paint vendors, as long as the paint selection is consistent with the colonial chaacter.
to-back homes, single-family
8. Extenor Paint Color Selection: Ii selectigextenor pait color consstent with
Exteor Collection - Colonial Colors," homeowners shall paint
the front door and shutters a dak colonial color and the tr (eaves, bay or box
widows, back door, and garage door) alight colonial color. It is recommended maintain the ongial pait colors dftheir houses where known,
using the paint vendor of their choice. Also, townome owners shall not
duplicate the paint color of
their imediately adjacent townome.
the colomal tye are available from ever vendor. For an appropriate color selection; however, Benjami.Moore's substitute color offie~ngie red is not a sutable
NOTE: Not all colors of examle, McCormck's Farouse Red is
Please substtute the McCormck color when a colonial pait color is not available from the other vendor.
9. . Non-Conformg Exterior Paint: Homeowners who have non-colonial color
schemes at the implementation of these Guidelines shall repainttheir homes to be . COnsistent with the "Statehouse Exteror Colleètion - Colonial Collecton"at a reasonable time such
as durg their next paintig. Homeowners are encouraged
to contact the Homeowners Association with any questions.
1 O. Outdoor thermometers ii rear of townome and single famiy homes. or in back-
to-back homes ifnot publicly visible.
11. Deadbolt locks, peep holes, door knobs, door knockers, front plates" nqt exceedig twelve inches (l2")
door brass ''kckin height. Door knockers must be of conventional design and maintain the origial styling of the house.
12. Birdfeeders - No more than two birdfeeders may be attched to any porton of
the home, includig approved additions. Birdfeeders must not be an eyesore (as
deteed by the A.E.R.C.) and must not be placed such tht seed or shells fall
onto neighborig or common propertes.
13. Exterior lighting fixtues with motion-activated fixtues if:
Fixtue sensitivity is set to prevent light actution due to motion
outside homeowner's proper.
Duration of light activation must not exceed ten (10) miutes
following cessation of motion. .
Fixtue is pointed downwad so light does not shie directly at. neighborig proper.
Intensity oflight is suffciently low (as adjudicated by the
A.E.R.C.) so as not to be a nuisance to neighbors.
14. Redwood or other raw wood picnic tables, glass and/or metal patio tables with umbrellas are pertted in rear yards only, for all homes except back-to-back
townomes. In back-to-backs, these items must be kept with privacy fencing,
15. Flags on removable pole(s), six feet (6') or less in height. (NOTE: No .
permaient, in groind poles are perttd.) Brackets may remain affied
Chldren's toys and recreational equipment must be kept on homeowner propert . when not in use. All toys and recreational equipment must be stored out of sight
after sunset. . .
may be. stored outside if neatly stacked in rear of
17. . Temporar children's wading pools, twelve inches (12n) deep or less are.
pertted in rear yards and behid privacy fencing only. These pools may not be
left outSide after the Summer.season. All pools must be:supersed by a
house and on
STORMSCREN DOORS AN WIOWS
19. Metal storm widows with frames painted the same color as the existig widow frame.
20. StonnScreen Doors
Full and Half View stormscreen doors which are the same color
door, house, shutters, or any trm color on the house except widow fames as
stated below. Any other style, color scheme or design must be approved by the A.E.R.C. prior to installation.
NOTE: Window frames are not considered tr on the front of Windows will be considered tr in the rear of
Full View doors are defmed as: a) single clear glass panel which ru at least
. thee-four the lengt of
the door; or b) double clear glass panels separated by a
narow me~l horizontal strp though the center of
View doors are defmed as those with the top half of the door of clear glass and the bottom half of solid metal.
must be in keeping with the style of
All glass must be colorless. Any tited or frosted glass or vercal panel doors the house and be approved by the A.B.R.e.
21. Ground Level Patios
Prior to buildig, any patio constrction whìch exceeds the limtations or
conditions as detailed below must undergo the review process as specified in ths document.
Single-Family Homes: Owners of single-famiy homes may install stone, concrete or brick patios without A.E.R.C. approval subject to the followig conditions:
Patio must be placed in rear yard only, and no closer thn ten feet (10') fram
neighborig or common propertes. . .
Patio must not extend laterally beyond either side of
patio constction (at hìghest elevation from pre-constrction ground
level) must not exceed four inches (4").
Adequate storm water dringe must be presered. The homeowner is
responsible for inurg storm wate DOES NOT interfere with neighborig or
Community propert. Should futue drainage problems occur as a result of
constrction, the homeowner is responsible for mag all repairs necessar at. ,
hìs!her own expense.
Owers of townomes may intall stone, concrete, or brck patios without A.B.R.C. approval subject to the followig conditions:
Patio must be: (1) completely with the area between the origially-installed
privacy fencing (eight feet (8') from home), or (2) diectly beneath and no larger
th the area of any installed A.E.R.C.-approved deck.
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patio constrction (at highest elevation from pre-eonstrction ground
level) must not exceed four inches (4").
Adequate storm water drainage must be preserved. The homeowner is
resPonsible for ing storm water DOES NOT interfere with neighborig or
Communty propert. Should futue drainage problems occur as a result of .
constrction, the homeowner is responsible for mag all repairs necessar at . his!her own expense.
Owners to back-to-back townomes may install stone, concrete, or brick patios without A.E.R.C. approval subject to the followig conditions: Patio must not extend beyond the front propert line of the home.
Height of patio constrction (at highest elevation from pre-constrction ground level) must not exceed four inches (4").
Back-to-Back Townomes: " .
homeowner is for inurg storm water DOES NOT interfere with neighboring or Communty proper. Should futue drainage problems occur as a result of
Adequate storm water drinage must be preserved. The
constrction, the homeoWIer is responsible for makig all repairs necessar at
his/er own expense.
C. ALERATIONS REQUIG A.E.R.C. SUBMISSION AN APPROVAL
All alterations not specifically addressed above, or which are not specifically prohibited (Section D)" fall into t1s category. The submission and approval process descnbed in
Section IT of ths resolution must be complied with fully
to enure A.E.R.C. approv~l of
an application. When not cerin whether an alteration meets the guidelines in Section lB, submit an applioation. Some, but n()t ail of the alterations which require application .are listedbelow.,Jn general, approvàls will be based on the proposed project's harony . . With thecommunty's design concept. . . .
Fences may not extend beyond the front building lines of this front buildig lie of homeowner's dwelling or the the dwellings on.all imediately adjacent lots. Some exceptions to rule may be granted on a case by case basis for the single famly homes only.
Fences mustbe constrcted of we atherl pressure-treated, real wood, or synthetic material that resembles natual wood (e.g., Trex) and may not be painted. Natual wood may be
treated with a clear protectat or semi-tranparent stain that preseres the natul grin
and color of the wood. Examles of semi-transparent stin colors include ceda, clear,
honey, and natul. Fences of board-
on-board style must have a capboard.
Fencing must not be erected outside of the homeowner's proper lines.
Fencing on townome lots must be between 6 and 6 Yi feet high. The finished side of
fence shoul~ face out from the propert lines.
Fencing should match the style, height and lengt of
the builder supplied privacy fence
1. All fencing or walls of any kid for tównomes and single fanuly homes
(excluding privacy fence as detaled in Section 1.B.21) requies approvaL. The
followig guidelines constitute the basis on which fencing will be reviewed for
2. Townome Fences (excluding Back-to-Back Townomes)
All townomes in the community were built with alteate board privacy fencing. Ths then is the chosen style for the communty. Another style may be chosen by a row of attched homes when all homeowners in the row agree to erect only that style if they erect a fence. When electig to use a board-on-board style, the new fence must match the privacy fence uness this too is replaced by all the homeowners involved. If the row of homes elects to erect a non-board-on-board style offence, the existing privacy fencing for ALL homes must be replaced with
the new style of fencing in the altete style.
No fences will be allowed in the front yard.
PRN ACY FECING.
Townome End-Unitærivacy Fences
. Hom~owners oftownomeend-unts without
for fence constrction) .
privacy fencing at the outer wall of their home may instal1thàt section to exactly match the style, height and lengt of the builder-Slpplied privacy fence section atthe iner walL Fences may not extend more than g;from rear building line of proper around side of home. (NOTE: Owner is still obligated to obsere County buildig pennt requiements
4. Exteor lightig other than tht intalled outside the home by the origil builder
at the tie of delivery. Homeowners may replace (without Application for
Change) existing lightig with motion-activated fies subject to the conditions
and limtation âs specified in Section 1.B.1 1. Installation of new
modification of existig fitues which do not meet the conditions and litations
as Specifed in Secton 1.B.ll must
be approved by the A.E.RC.
5. Solar heatig panels, skylights other than those intalled by the origial builder.
6. Attc and other exhus fan other th those intalled by the origial builder.
(NOTE: Attc fan mus have a low profile
and be intalled on the rear slope of
. the roof. Attc fan must not produce noise which is audible: (1) with a neighbor's home, or (2) at ground level on a neighborig proper.
7. Bug Lights may be approved for installation in rear yards only, or behind privacy fencing in back-to-backs and must follow Montgomery County noise regulations.
8. Fireplace stacks -' must be placed on roof on back of the house and at the lower
edge such that top of stack is lower th peak of roof (gable elevation). Stack constrction and location must comply with applicable building codes, and. must be compatible with others in color and style.
9. Wooden swig sets and lawn gy equipment may be approved in single famly homes only. Metal swig sets are probibited in the communty.
10. Basketball goals or nets may be approvèd in single family homes only.
11. For all townömes (including back-to-backs), plastic, non-natual wood or
natual wood outdoor children's play equipment, gy sets, climbing apparatu
and play houses require a completed Application for Change.
12. Hot tubs and Jacuzs must be approved before intalation.
13. Any perment strctuesladditions/changes to any home nOIspecifically
allowed in Secton i.E.
,i: . 14. Any major exterior landscaping including replacing a major par of
with plantigs to elimiate grass, or any alteration which changes the drainage
pattern outside of tht approved in Section IE.. .
... 15. Decks: Mus adhere constrcted of
County codes and pert requirèments. Must be
real, natual weather/pressure':treated wood, or sYnthetic materal
tht resembles tan natual wood (e.g., Trex) and may not be painted. Natual wood may be treated with a clear or opaque hadwood color (ceda, clear, honey, natual).protectat or semi-transparent stain tht preseres the natual grain and color of the wood. Examples of semi-transparent stain colors include cedar, clear,
honey, and natual. A six-inch (6") set-back from neighborig properties is
requied. Any screen orwall built onto a deckmust be approved in advance by the A.E.R.C. Homeowners who have used other color stains at the implementation of these Guidelines shall re-stain their decks to be consistent with sem-transparent stàin colors such as ceda, clear, honey, and neutral at a
reasonable tie such as durg their next staing. Homeowners are encouraged _
to contact the Homeowners Association with any questions.
16. Awnings, other fabric or wooden SUpertrctues on house, deck or patio
matchig the sidig ôÎ the home. A complete description and pictue of the item must be submitted along with a plat showig location. Ony rear yard
intallations will be considered for approvaL. .
perently intaled barbec\les.
. 18. Extensions, widening or re-routig of existing drveways for single family
19. Window boxes. Approvable installations will be made of weather-resistat, raw wood which may be painted to match tr on house; or natual, pressure-treated wood left its natual color. Plastic or metal widow boxes are not approvable.
20. Securty Devices: All securty devices which will be installed outside the home
(except cerin lightig fixtues s specified in Section 1.B.II) must be approved
in advance by the A.E.R.C. (see Windows and Doors, Section 1B for other
gudelines.) Some devices are specifically prohibited (see Section D).
21. Patios. Patios exceedig the conditions and limtations as specified in Section
22. Cable Installations - Only thee inches (3") of cable may be left showing on the
exteror of the house.
23. CanoelKyak Storage - Storage of canoes and kayak on homeowner proper
will be pertted upon A.E.R.C. approvaL. Storage must be such tht the
canoelkyak is substatially concealed from view and not restig upon
Examples. of proper storage may include:
- Hoistig to underside of deck
- Placing beneath ground level deck and behid lattcè
- Attched toprivacyfencingbehid shrbber :'í',
Homeowners desirg to have storage locations for canoeslkyak approved by completed Application for Change with descrptions and pictues of selected storage site.
.the A.E.R.C. shall submit a properly
Ormental wrought iron grllwork on stonnscree doors must be approved by
the A.E.R.C. Wrought iron grls which give the appearance of securty
detered by the A.E.R.C.) must be approved in advace by the A.E.R.C.
permtted on lower widows located at the rear of
All securty bars must be approved in advance by the A.E.R.C.
the unit only.
D. ALTERATIONS WHCH AR.SPEClFCALLY PROHIITD
The followig are considered potentilly detrmental to prope values, will detrct from
the appearance of the community or encroach upon the privacy of other homeowners. In
the Declaration of Covenants for Gateway Commons lists Prohibited Uses and Nuisances.
addition to the items specifically addressed below, Arcle VI Section 6.02 of
i. . The maintenace, keeping, boardig or raising of animals, livestock, or poultr
of any kid, regardless of number, shall be and is hereby prohibited on any Lot or
within any dwelling unt, or other par of the Proper, except tht ths shall not prohibit the keeping of dogs, èats or caged birds as domestic pets provided they
are not kept, bred or maintained for commercial puroses and, provided fuer,
that such domestic pets are not a source of annoyance or nuisance to the neighborhood or other members. Pets shall be attended at all ties and shall be
registered, licened and inoculated as may from time to tie be requied by law.
Pets shall not be pertted upon the Common Area uness accompaned by a
responsible person and uness they are carred or leaShed.
2. External antennae, cable or satellite dishes, lawn or roof mounted.
3. Doghouses may be placed in fenced in rear yards only. The highest par of the doghouse must be lower thn the height of the fence.
4. Chain lin and other wie fencing is prohibited.
5. Window Ai Conditioners or peranently intaled widow fan.
HOUSE FIXTUSIP AIG
6. Newspaper boxes on poles.
7. External clothes lines, when not in usè. Arcle VI Section 6.02(t) of Declaration of be permtted Covenants states, "No drg or airg of
outdoors and withi any Lot other th with rear yards and -";.
Monday though Fnday and .8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p~m on Satudays (except when any such days shall fall upon between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on
a hoiiday) and clothes-hangig devices such as lines, reels, poles, fraies, etc.,
shall be stored out of sight other th durg the tie aforementioned."
8. Pennentpools are not pertted.
9. Perent basketball or other nets, gy or swig set
equipment on townome
lots. Metal swig sets or other metal recreational equipment are prohibited on all
10. External sign on homeowner lots except for one sign not exceedig two (2) square feet in area and not ilumated where a professional office is maintained. One temporar real
estte sign not exceeding six square feet in area may be
placed on the homeowner's proper. Real estate signs must be removed promptly after the sale or rental of the dwelling is completed.
11. Trash, recycle bin or garbage containers shall not be permtted to remain in
public view except on trash or recycle pick-up days. Trash receptacles and recycle bins should be placed out for collection after 7:00 p.rn on the day before
collection, and must be retued out of
view by 7:00 p.rn on the day of
Recycle bins are to be placed curbside on collection days. Bins shall not be
placed on neighborig propertes. Owners oftovnomes may place recycle bins
on Community or public propert for collection, but must retreve the bin tht
same evening. Placement of recycle bins must not block walkays or sidewalk.
Single famly and townouse owners are requied to utiize rigid containers or .
dark opaque trash bags to prevent birds and other anls from scatterg trash
on Communty, public or homeowner proper. Back-to-backunts are exempted
from this requirement. The use of thck opaque bags iny discourage anals
from scatterng trsh.
Homeowners shall remove and dispose of an trash which has been scattered by
animals. If scattered trash is not removed withi one day followig refue
collection, the homeowner shall be responsible for costs of any clean up
performed by or under the. direction of
the Communty's maagement group.
12. Visible outside storage of lumber (other than firewood as specified in Section
1.B. 1 6), buiding materials, wheelbarows, vehicle part,
discarded items, or
other items are considered excessive and inappropriate by the A.E.R.C.. All
. propert must be maintained in a m8.er consistent with good propert
maagement. . ,
.13. Buring of
trash is not pertted.
14. Homeowners shall not dump, pour or store constrction debris, paints, Chstmas
trees, building materals, vehicle par, lumber, etc. upon Communty or publicly owned properties (other than for norml trash collection) or into strm drains.
No accumulation or storage of litter, lumber, scrap metals, refuse, bulk materals, waste, new or used buildig materials or trash of any other kid shall be permtted on any Lot or other par of the Proper.
DOORS AN WIOWS
15. Unpainted wooden or metal screen/storm doors.
.16. Any enclosed, covered strctual addition on atownome (e.g. screened patio,
solarum Floridairoom, or solid-walled addition). .
DRNWAY WIENIG FOR TOWNOMES
17. The widening of townome drveways is prohibited.
MAENANCE OF LANSCAPING
18. Homeowners shall properly maintain their landscaping.
their landscaping includig lawn, ornamental shrbbei and trees. Grs (and/or associated weeds) shall not
Homeowners are responsible for maintenance of
be allowed to exceed six inches (6") in lengt. Shrbs must be neaty tred.
Trees must be tred so they do not pOSe an obstacle to foot or vehicle traffc.
Dead landscaping must be removed withi a reasonable perod of
detered by the A.E.R.C.)
The homeowner is responsible for maintaing adequate lawn cover to prevent
soil erosion and storm water dringe diffculties.
19. Homeowners are responsible for maintaining the strctual integrty
appearance of their homea.
Siding which has fallen or is loose must be replaced or repaied with a
reasonable perod of tie not to exceed 30 days.
Any strctual component which is visibly detenorated(e.g. rotted wood tr),
damaged or missing must be replaced or repaired with a reaonable perod of
time (asdetened by the A.E.RC.)
Reguar maintenance of surace coatigs (paints) is required. Owners must
their homes are properly painted at all times. Chpped, peeling or faded paint is cause for Ìmediate paÎIt maintenance.
20. No decorative lawn ornament, no strctue of a temporar charcter, and no
trailer, tent, shack, bar, pen, kenel ru stable, shed or other buildings shall be
erected, used or maintained on any Lot at any tie.
n. A.E.R.C. REVIW PROCEDURS
A. Applications For Chge
1. Pnor to AN exteror change or constction which is not specifically defied above as "NOT REQUIG A.BoRC. SUBMISION," (Section l.B) the unt
owner shall submit a wrtten proposal using the form established and provided by
the A.E.R.C. The proposal must contain the projeèt, including but not liited to, color, intenals, tye of constrction, and location
complete plan and specifications for
the height, width, lengt si, shape,
on the plat of
change. In addition, the proposal must include detils which addess any other
guideline set fort above under "ALTERATIONS REQUIG A.E.RC.
SUBMISION AN APPROVAL." Photographs or sketches of simlar
the application. If the alteration affects the existing drinage pattern, the proposed drainage pattern change must be included in the application. completed projects will aid the prompt consideration of
Descriptive text includig purose of the addition or alteration should also be included in the proposal. AN deviation from the guidelines must be .
Such justifications will be considered dung the A.E.RC. review process, but provide
no assurance of application approvaL.
accompanied by wnttenjustification explaing the basis for the varance.
Blan applications are available from the Gateway Commons Homeowners
Association management company. Ony the most curent form is to be
submitted. For your convenence, a copy of
attched to these gudelines. Ths form shall be considered curent until such time as these gudelines are revised.
the Application for Chge form is
Writtn proposals should be submittd to the Community's management
company, to the attention of the Arclutectul and Envionmeììtal Review
be routed though the Commtmty's maagement company. Applications WIL NOT be accepted by A.E.R.C. representatives until registered though the maagement company. Applications WIL NOT be accepted at A.E.R.C. meetigs. Please plan ahead to insue
Commttee. Applications MUST
sufficient tie for routig and review .of applications.
2. Prior to submission, the applicant shall give notice otadditions or changes for
wluch.approval is requested to all owners whose lots.shae common proper
lines. Space is provid~ on the application form for the neighbors to . acknowledge tht they have been notified. In the event that an applicant shares proper lmes with only one òther homeowner (e.g., as do many of the townome
end-unts), the applicant mùst obtain one .additional signatue from a homeowner
who wil have a view of the proposed alteration.
Neighbors may comment on the applicant's request in wntig to the A.E.R.C.,
withi ten (10) days after receivig notification. The natue of any objection
. must be specificallydescnbed. Neighbors with objections may also attend the next scheduled A.E.RC. meetig to lodge protest in person. (NOTE: Ilo Application for Change will be formlly approved until the 10-day comment penod has elapsed).
The A.E.RC. will take any objections into consideration when reviewig
applications. The A.E.RC. may, but is not required to, hold a public hearg to
discuss an applicant's request in the case of registered objections. If a hearg is held, the A.E.RC. will hear all inormtion presented and decide by majority of vote of the A.E.R.C. members to approve, disapprove or table acton pendig
fuer investigation of the request
3. Oral requests for changes will not be considered. Homeowner are not entitled to
rely on any oral statement by any A.E.RC.or Board member.
4. il most cases, applicants wil receive a reply withn thi (30) days
of receipt by the first regularly scheduled A.E.R.C. monthy meeting held after receipt of the the A.E.R.C. The th day period will commence on the date of
application by the maagement company.
The wrtten reply will consist of a copy of the application bearg an approval
signatue, request for more inonntion or disapproval signatue. It wil explain
any restrctions on approval or reason for disapproval of project. The applicant may request reconsideration ifhelshe can supplýnewor additional infonntion which might clar the request Or demonstrate its acceptability.
5. To expedite processing of some Applications for Change, the A.E.R.è. may grant
conditional approvals. Any conditions for approval so specified by the A.E.R.C.
in wrting on (or attched to) the application shall be considered as incorporated
followig the procedure descrbed in ths s~tion.
into the homeowner's application, and must be complied with as a condition for approval and subsequent constrction/alteration. Any objection by a homeowner concering approval conditions must be resolved. BEFORE Commencement of
6. The applicant may appeal any decision of the AE.R.C. to the Board of Directors
the A.E.R.C.fails to reply to the applicant with sixty (60) days of receipt of the application, the applicant shall be deemed in compliance with ths resolution and the Declaration. ~.
8. Work on the approved project must commence with six (6) month foliPwig the. approval and must be aompleted with twelve (12) month after approval, or
with whatever other perod specified by. the A.E.R.C. rion approvaL If the project does not begi as specified the approval shall be coridered to have
lapsed and a new application must be subIÎittd for review.
9. The applicant may not deviate from the approved
plan including any imposed
restrctions contained on the approval application without fuer A.E.R.C.
.10. Approval of any plan shall not be constred as approval of the strctual
integrty of the alteration or addition no does it relieve the applicant from acquirg the requisite permts from State or County agencies.
11. The decisions of
rendered by the A.E.R.C. may be appealed to the Board of
the A.E.R.C. are considered fmal, except that nay decision Diectors, provided such appeal is registered in wrtig to the Community's management company with ten (10) days of the notification of the A.E.R.C. decision. The Board of Directors may reverse; sustain or modify the decision of the A.E.R.C.
an appeal to the Board of
12. il case of
registered objection to the orgial application. will be notified of
Directors, all persons with a properly the appeal by
ll. PROCEDURS FOR MONITORIG ARCIDTECTU COMPLIACE
A Cerficate of Compliance - Upon the completion of any constrction, alteration
or other improvements in accordace with plan, specifications and procedures as approved by the AE.RC., the Commttee shall, ifrequested in wrtig by the applicant, issue a cerficate of compliance followig verification tht the
. alteration is in compliance with al applicable gudelines and/or reguations.
B. The A.E.RC. reserves the right to inspect (or have inpected by designted
representatives) properes òfhomeowners for compliance with architectual and
C. RIGHT TO REMOVE OR CORRCT VIOLATIONS - hi the event of any violation of the Declaration of Gateway Commons Homeowners Association or of the architectual and envionmenta stadads set fort herein and in Aricle
vn of the Declartion of Covenants, the AE.R.C. will
correct the violation with a tie period as imosed by the AE.RC. (usually fifteen (15) days). If the homeowner does not respond in wrtig to the A.E.RC.
to request an extension of have the tie with the allotted
notify the violator to
right to enter upon the owner's proper and tae steps to remove the
time, the Association shall
violation. Any cost incured may be àssessed againt the owner of the proper
and a sttement of the amount shall be rendered to the owner. At ths tie the
assessment is due and payable. Ths assessment becomes a lien on the lot until
removed by payment. '" Any costs for Gateway Commons legal action durg
pursuit of its right to remove or correct violations shall be charged to the affected homeowner followig resolution of the acton.
Should an exteriion of . architectual violation,
tie be grte~ by the A.B:RC. to correct an
the violation must be corrected with the tie frame
granted. The AE.RC. will revièw and decide on each
case by case basis. pubÜcation of
request for extenion oli a
D.Anyalterations, or additiori cOnlpleted on homeowner proper before the
the AE.R.C. Stadads and Guidelines and which were approved
by the temporar Architectual Review Board (ARB.) will be considered in compliance with these guidelines. Any alterations, or additions completed before
publièaton of stadads which do NOT meet the gudelines and WERE NOT
approved by the tempora ARB. will be considered in violation and the owner will be notified to remove the violation though the procedure specifed above in
iv. OPERATIG ENVONMNTAL.
PROCEDURS OF TH ARCffTECTU AN
A. The Architectual and Envionmental Review Commtte (AE.R.C.) is appointed
by the Board of
Directors with a desired proportional representation from each
communty in GateWay Commons. .
B. A majority vote ofa quoru of the members is requied to adopt or
any.rles or reguations and to approve, table for fuer investgation, or
disapprove alterations, chages or additions to Gateway Commons homeowner
propert. A quorum is defied as a miimum a majority of
the members of
Commttee. The Cointtee may take no action without the presence of a
C. The Commttee shall meet monthy on a regularly scheduled day except durg
December. Contact the management company for meetig dates. These
meetings are open to al interested residents of Gateway Commons.
D. Applications for Architectual Chge which are dened by the AE.R.C. may be
appealed to the Board of Directors. To appeal an AE.R.C. decision, the . . applicant must request, in wrtig, a hearig before the Board of Directors. A hearg will be conducted at the next regularly scheduled meetig of the Board. The decision of the Board.will be fiaL.
E. It is the responsibilty of
the AE.R.C. to:
Define the Architectul and Envionmental Guidelines based on the
stadads set fort in the Declaration.
To notify homeowners of
the approved Architectual and Envionmenta
Stadads and Guidelies of Gateway Commons Homeowners Association.
To review all applications for homeowner chages and additions for
compatibility with the stadads, and to approve or disapprove requests
From tie-to-time, to inect (or have inspected) the resultsof the
applications for compliance to the approved plans and specifications as
well as to stdads.
5. To notify homeowners of any violations and assure that they are
removed or modified to brig them up to stadards. . .)
6. To car out these duties with the tie lines specified in the
Declaration and in ths Resolution and to mae the process of supportg
and upholdig the guidelines as easy and painess as possible for all homeowners.
V. LIAILIT AN INEMNCA nON
All officers and members of the Architectual and Envionmental Review Commttee, while actig on behalf of the AE.R.C. shall be legally protected from action against them, as set fort in the legal documents of the Communty and Directors and Offcers inurance policy.
ARCHIECTU & ENVONMAL REVIW COMME
STANARS & GUIELINS . AMMENT #1
GATEWAY CO~ONS HOMEOWNRS ASSOC~TION
FENCES - Single Famiy Homes
The followig tyes of fences will be considered for single family home lots:
a) Alteratig Board-on-Board
Fences must be constrcted of we ather I pressue-treated,
real wood, or sythetic material tht
resembles riatual wood (e.g., Trex) and may not be painted. Natual wood may be treated with a
clear protectat or semi-transparent stain that preserves the natual grain and color of
Examples of semi-transparent stain colors include cedar, clear, honey, and natul. Fences of
must have a capboard on all posts. . .
Fences in the single famly homes must be maum of 4 feet high and the fiished side of the
fence should face out from the proper. Fences may be 6 feet high (ma) on fence lines which border the outer pereter of the communty boundaes.
Single family homeowners must obtain acknowledgmentfrom their respective neighbors (i.e. all
adjoing residents) and submit the appropriate papeiork for approval pror to any coiitrction.
Note: Ackiowledgtent from your neighbors is just notification of proposed work
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All single family homes are still required to adhere to the FENCINGIW ALLS General Guidelines
from the approved Architectual Guidelines.. .
. SATELLIT DISHES - Single Famy & Townhomes
Must be approved fist
Must be 1 meter (39") or less in diameter Townouse installations must be on back of propert, not visible from steet. Single Family instlation can be set back or side. Landscape screening may be required.
Approved Date: 3/3/97
GATEWAY COMMONS HOMEOWNRS ASSOCIATION
ARCHICTU & ENVONMNTAL REVIW COM:EE
STANARS & GUIELINS
FENCES - Single Family Homes
The followig tyes of fences Will be considered for single family home lots:
. a) Alteratig Board-on-Board
Fences must be constrcted of we atherl
pressure-treated, real wood, or synthetic material tht
. .. resembles natual wood (e.g., Trex) and may not be painted. Natu wood may be treated with a clear protectat or semi-transparent stain that preserves the natual gram and color of the wood.
Examples of semi-tranparent stain colors include cedar, clear, honey, and natul. Fences of
board-on-board style must have a capboard on all posts.
In light oftlíe layout of
the communty and the consultation ofa professional architect, fencing in
the single famly homes as identified below must be a maum of four feet (4') high and the finshed side of the fence should face out from the propert. Fences must be six feet (6') high on properties as identified below.
For puroses of
clarification, the followig addresses would be allowed a maimum of four feet
(4') high fences:
. 310,312,314,316,318 Swartore Avenue
100, 102, 104, 106, 108, 110j 112, 114, 116 Bates Avenue
520, 522, 524, 526, 528 Skidmore Boulevard
For puroses of clarification, the followig addresses would be allowed to a maxum of six feet
101, 103, 105, 107, 109, 111, 113, 115, 117, 119 Bates Avenue
.300-519 Skidmore Avenue
(6') high fences: .
521,523,525,527,529,531,533 Skidmore Boulevad
100-214 Swarore Avenue
100-139 Goucher Terace
Single family homeowners must obtain acknowledgement from their respective neighbors (i.e. all
adjoining residents) and submit appropriate paperwork for approval prior to any consction.
Note: Acknowledgement from your neighbors is just notification of proposed work.
All single family homes are still required to adhere to the FECINGIW ALLS General Guidelines
from the approved Architectual Guidelines.
Approved Date: August 1, 2001
ARCHITECTU & ENVONMNTAL REVIW COMME STANARS & GUIELINS
GATEWAY C0MJ0NS HOM:OWNRS ASSOCIATION
SIDING - Single Famly Homes
The style siding to be used in the Gateway Commons communty is 4 )i inch Dutch Lap. . .. If you are changig the siding on your home, using the 4 ~ inch Dutch Lap and using the . same color that is curently existing on your house, you do not need to submit an . . .
Architectual Change Request Form.
If you are changig your siding using 4 ~ inch Dutch Lap with a different color, an ..
. Architectual Change Request Form must be submitted for approval. . .
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AMENDMENT TO THE SATELLITE DISH GUIDELINES
ADOPTED MARCH 1997
The Board of Directors for the Gateway Commons Homeowners Association has determined that there Is a need for additional guidelines concerning satellte dishes and their Installation.
Therefore, be it resolved that:
In the event that It Is necessary for a satellte dish to belnstalleo
at the front of the property due to proper signal reception, the new guideline wil now require that all dishes be praced on the roof of the home proper.
No satellte dishes wil be permitted to be Installed .upon the
, garage roof or In any other position
roofline of the home proper.
that Is lowerthan the
GATEWAY COMMONS HOMEOWNRS ASSOCIATION
VEmCLE RULES AN REGULATIONS AN
WHREAS Arcle vn, Section I of the Bylaws for the Gateway Commons Homeowners
Association empowers the Board of Directrs to adopt and publish rues governg the use of the
Common Areas and improvements thereto, and the persona conduct of the members and their guest
ther~on, and to estblish penalties for the inaction thereof; and, .
WHREAS Arcle VI, Secton 6.02 of the Declartion outes prohibited uses and nuisaces with
NOW, THREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THT the Board of Directors hereby declares and adopts
disput a violaton or
the followig procedures for the use and removal of such vehicles from the common areas of the
It is each homeowner's responsibilty to advise their tenats and guest
of the .parkig rues and
reguatons and the penaties for inons. With respect to appeals, any homeowner who wihes to
'towig mus contat the Magement Agent in wrtlg with five (5) busess
days of the notice of violation or towig to. arge a hearg before the Board of Directors. at the
next reguarly scheduled Homeowners Associ~tion Board of Directors meetig.
i. Each duplex unt wi be assigned two. (2) parki spaces in the common ara parkig bays.
These spaces are for the exclusive us of residents or gust of the unt to whch they have been resered parkig space wi be subject to imediate
assigned. Unauthori vehicles parked in tow. The Association reserves the right, afer due notice, to assigned to each home at any point in the futue~ should it be noted by the Board tht are not being reduce.
consstently uted; . .
properly in parg rear or side spaces which are located on common yard of any lot, or any vehicle in
the nùmber Of spaces the spaces
II. Except for the parkig with closed.garges, any vehicle on which curent registation plates.
. . are not properly diplayed, or any juD vehicle, truck, trer, boat boat trer, commercial .. vehicle, camper, caper truck, house trer, stre vehicle, multiple vehicle or the lie,. any . vehicle not parked vehicle parked ona front,
proper, any .
vehicle matece rues sha be stckered by the Board or
the intent to remove the vehicle on sad vehicle. The notice sha diect the owner or operator
of said vehicle to remove the vehicle with two (2) days of the postg of the noticaton.
its agent by postg notication of.
violation of any of the
NOTE: Vehicles in repeatd violation of these Rules (i.e. havig two or more violatons in any 45 day period) wi be towed without fuer notice of violaton being posted on vehicle.
il. Vehicles not removed with the above specied perod
sh be towed from the communty.
Any towig and storage chages or daage incured in the process, if any, sha be the responsibilty of the owner of the vehicle. If the vehicle is determed to be owned by a tenant
.. Revised 6/15/95
or guest the unt owner and/or the tenat/guest may all be held.
storage chages incured by the Association.
responsible for towig and
IV. The followig defitions shal apply:
a. Jun Vehicle - A jun vehicle is any vehicle tht is
incapable of passing curent Marland . State Motor Vehicle Admstation inection procedures or. does not display cuent
b. . Truck - As defied by the Maland Deparent of Motor Vehicles and/or by
usage and practice.
. . c. Traier - A traier is any vehicle which is drawn by anotler vehicle havig motive power.
d. CommerCial Vehicle - Any vehicle deemed to be a.commercial vehicle.by.the Motor Vehicle Administaton for the State of Maland, or any vehiCle with commercial letterig
or signge on the body. . .
e. Camper - A camper is any vehicle drawn by a car or trck and used
f. Camper Truck - A camper trck is any self-propelled camper.
g. House Traler - Same as camper.
.h. . Stored Vehicle - Any vehicle which rema sttionar in the common parkig areas
as a temporar or
period exceedig foureen (14) days. Such vehicles wi be tagged only upon a wrtten
i. Multiple.Vehicles. Eachtownome unt which is usg more than one (1) parkig space
wi have each of the vehicles identied as being in violaton, and
wi be given 48 hours
to remove al vehicles in excess of one. If excess vehicles are not removed, vehiCles in .
excess of one will be subject to tow. ths policy wi not be applicable to
owners or resdents. .
guest . of unt
V. No repai.or extaordi matenace of peormed elaborated approval of
autmobiles or other vehicles may be cared out or
on the Common Area or with any Lot except as provided in ths rue and fuer.
in Arcle VI, Section 6.02 (except for bona fide emergencies). Unless the prior Wrtten the Board of Directors is received, only.the followig maitenace and repai of vehicles
may be cared out or performed on the. Common Area:
b. Checkig fluid levels and tie ai pressue.
c. Using jumper cables to st a d. Addig water
a. Routie washig and wag.
to tle radator of a vehicle; providig, however, addig anti-freeze or any
other tye of coolant other th water is prohibited.
e~ . Adçlg. (but not dr) .oil to a vehicle providig no .0il.Is spiled or leaked onto .
. Common Area. .
Under no circumces may any matenace or repai of any vehicle, includig motorcycles lie, be cared out on or with any Lot other than the interior of a dwellg.
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GATEWAY COMMONS HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION DELINQUENCY COLLECTION PROCEDURS
Pursuant to Aricle IV of the Declaration of Covenants and Restrctions for the Gateway Commons Homeowners Association, the Board of Directors hereby adopts the following Homeowners Association Delinquency Collection Procedure for the collection of assessments:
1. Assessments are due and payable on the first (1 st) day of each month.
2. The Management Agent wil send a late notice for any assessment whièh is not the month. received by the Management Agent by the fifteenth (15th) day of
3. A late fee of $1 0.00 will the Management Agentwithin 15 days of
be assessed for any assessment which is not received by the due date for that assessment.
4. A Notice of Intent to Create a Lien wil be issued to the unt owner at his àddress . of record for any assessment which is not received by the Management Agent withi 45 days after the due date for that assessment.
5, The Association will accelerate all remaig assessments for the fiscal year and initiate a lien on the propert if payment of all outstanding balances is not received by the Management Agent with th (30) days of the date of service
6.. A companion personal suit wil also beinitiated at the sare tie that tle lien is
7. Filing and foreclosure is d(meol1a~ase-by-case basis. The determation to fie the above procedure and alsoa market
for foreclosure is based upon the results of
:fled.. . . . .. analysis.. .
of the Notice of
Intent to Create a Lien.
8. . Consent of Judgement is not needed.
9. The Association is entitled to, and will pursue, all costs for collection, including
attorney fees and court costs.
10. The Board may, from time to time, approve payment plan for outstading
assessments. Payment plans must be submitted by the delinquent homeoWner, in
. wrtig, to the Management Agent for presentation to the Board of
Payment plans may be accepted by the Board on a case-by-case basis. The
determation to accept a payment plan is based upon the homeowner's payment history and reasons for delinquency. Failure to fully comply with the terms of the. payment plan will result in a lien and personal suit being filed by the Association.
lsi Scott Miller
Revised: May 18, 2004 Effective: July I, 2004
Retyped verbatim 3/9/04 so that these procedures could be amended
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Proper Dog Shelter and '
Monigomery Couniv (Joyiirnmønl
Protectfon from the Elements
Chapter 5 of the Montgomery County Coe .iequlreii Ihal all animals be nroVldOd wllh
",.. proporiiheller or praiee Ion lrom Ihe
olomonls.". . . ,
. The Doparment of
Animal Conlrol and HumsOllTreslmenl has eiilablliihed Ihe followingguidelliie8 .Ior proper sheller lor
.~: Departm. ent 0. f. . .~.~Animal Control ~ll 'and Humane i ii ~ . '.Treatmenl
'" .. Summary
COUNTY AND STATE CONTROL
Wild anImals Ihat bile people should bo caplured. or confined, ir possIble, 10 penni, laboratory lasting lor. rabIes.
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. Penally lor VlolliUon 01 QU818ßI1no
Procedures: $SOD MinImum.
. V~c~i~~ii~n °ånd Uc~òslng
dogs, Depending on Ihe ige, alze, end
prolocllonmay be ioqu rod. .. . ,
genera phYlIloal coml1Uo"s of Ihe animal, and weather condllioiis, IiddlUonal
WSATHERPROOF:" Tho ohellar must bo of
of Ahlmal Control Laws
Crue.lly. to Animals
It Is unlawlul 10 cause an animal unnecessary pain or sullerlng by . , denyIng il adRqua,ie amounls o'
nUlrlUous load, necessary veler/nary
care, adequale waler. air, space
Requlrements' '..... .
Afl dogs and c.Bls .. monlhs 0' age and
aoalnsl rabies and licensed annually.
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over mùsl bo continuously vacclnaled '
. olher.lhan Ihe enlrence. (Ranjimof .
solid cooatltcUon wllhno cracka or oponlngs
'. Services Provl~ed
Dogll~re required 10 wear the license
Issued by Ihe Departmen~ Cals Ihat go outside must ellhor wear Ihe IIcens8 or ba taUooed In Ihe mannor
prescilbed by the Deparlmenl.
openings for vanllaUon aID accepiable In
her.) II should be 01 wood
, · Pet Ucense
sheller or prolectlon rrom lho wealher.
Penally lor Vlolallon: Up 10 $1,000
conslruollon andt'houldbe elevaled ii
conslrucllon WIIl no moial. iiurlnoes Inside. ELEVATÌ!D-lhelloor musl.be 0' Bolld
Fine, Up 1.0 SQ Days In Jail, or Boll,.
MlnlmumPenl/'y lor Vlolallon:
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lelSt 2 Inchiii off Ihiniround. " pliori;CTD EWnANC.E-The enlraco
and snow lrømblowlnø dlreolly on 110 anlmel. This c:an.be IccoinPJliihed by (a)
iihouili bo proiouiod lo.prOVORi,wlndl roln
II is unlawfur ror Ihe owner/cuslodlan
0' any dømilsllc anri"aiio drop or'
· UnvacclnllødDog/Ca' . . . . .. .. $500
· Unlicensed Dog/cai ............ $50
· Not Wairlng Uconse '
Nol løllooød ...........:....... 150
a flexible IIap ovar the door. (b)
construallng an "L"iihapod bafle oulslde
leave lhe anlrnalon a slreet. public
Ciace 10 on prlvaleIt. nlenl or abandon pr~perly. wllh lhe
Dog~' ~t Large ' ~'''.'' .
II: Is' uniiiw'ui 'òr any' person 10 allow
the'" dog to run allaroe. A dog 011 Ils
Ihe door; or (c) plaolng Ihii 'mni 01 Ihii dog
house close IQ anolhor building, I.e.. house,
bei, iihed, ela. or òlher. solid windbreak. ,
BEDDING-Bedding must be dry. Straw,
. and. blanketiul8 ,notnicommendaa. as Ihey
. hold welnes and wil freeze.- ." .. .
leaves,iihrødded paper and ~edarchlpa makøgood beddlnømaieilal. Ruuii, clolh
Pena/'tlor . Vlo/allon: Up fo $~,ØOO i,
owne,'s properly musl be on a leash or
olherwlse under the Immedlale control
0' a responålble person who Is cap. able . ." ,0 I' ", :." . I., . 0' physically reslralnlng Ihedog.
Penal'y lor Vlo/aUon: $100 MinImum.
AnlmaJs.That" Have Bitten or.
SIZE~lhìlhellel'aholild bit largå enougii 10 allow the Mlmal 10 aland, lum and lie down comlortably,ønd iimall enough 10 allow Ihe
animal 10 warm Ihe Inlerlor wllh 1111 body
Scratched a Human . ... , '
All InCldenls I~ which an anlm~i bji~s .or scralchas any pe(Sonmusl be . promplly reported to the Deparlmenl 01 Animal Conlro' and Humane Treatmenl 'norder 10 allow propor ' "
. InvesllgaUon and .quaranUne. ....0 .-
heal. The door(s) should be Jusi large enough 10 illow Ihe animal 10 enlor IÌaiilly.
. Dogs bii~w~d 10 run IOOsoo ire more IIka'y 10 be axposed 10 iables. losi, slolen~ hit. by a Ctr. iniured or abused.
In addllon;thoy may rlghlen or bile
someone., . . . . " \ :. '. '.. ," .:'
,iiholfid have access 10 a shaded 8t1 al ill
lIlneslhroughoullhe day. ,~ I: '
SHADE..Ourlng hoI wealher the-anImal
10 provide adÌlquølll
s6eller and prolecllon 'rom Uie elømiinlL II . punlshable.Jy a minImum $500 line.
Excepllons '10 .lh1l88 standards' mui, bii
Dogs or cåis muiii be quaranllned lor '10 days. The Deparlmenl wil deler. mIne where Ihii animal Is 10 be '
quåranUned. Quaraniino8xpenseii ara
CrehUng 'a 'Public' NulsancQ . ~. .. Itt. .
· No'ahlmal mav be permlliid 10 damage. 101J. delJo or delecaio on
propèrW othor thon lhe ownets. Fecai
apPlOveid by .nAnlmai Conlrol afleiir or
supervisor 00' .lhe Monlgomary (;dniy .
rroalmenl. . "
DeparlmlinU' Animal Conlrol and Humane
lhe responsibilty or the animal', ownor. Thii Deparlmanl must bii ' noUned Iminedlaiel)l.' the animal becomes. II or dles,durlng Iha " ,
shall, be prompllYlimoved. and,
dlsPóslid ò, ~y Ihlt anlmnl's owner.
causb a dlsiurbanøo,byixclJlslve
barking or,olhar noIUe'maklng.
· No anlniAI may be permlUed 10
. No animal may be permillod 10
molesl. aUack or lnterfere wllh
chase vehlclesor aUack olher
abale public nuIsance. cruelly vicious
aulhorlzed by counly law 10 hear aniJ and
Area veterÎnarlans perrorm spå~lriii
How to License Your Pet
Thè lic~i1slng seellon is open Irom
persons In Ihe public r1ghl-oI.way.
. dsngirousorofleniilv8 condillonato' exIst due 10 IheslzD or numbarol . an'mals kelit or due 10 tho Inàdaquacy
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The Soard may
order any animal found.
counly resldenlii When surgery Is
and neul!Jrlng at reduced rates lor
· No one may allow unsanUary..
10 be a publlo nuisance delivered
arranged Ihrough the lowoCst
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.. Monday through FrIday. Topurch811e a license
. please mall or
Ihe Animal CO"lrQIOlfc~r unleliSan
spaylNQUlor Program. '. .,
brIng the following to
'nulsancelslound.ln addition. the
alternate method dl aballng lhlt
.TheAnlmal Mallors HearIng Board Is
may order Ihe. owner 01 an 'anlmallhai causes personal InJury or
koeplng Ihe anImal. Tho amounl of
Adoptions' ' ..
Homaless anlmalš are. given a new slarl wllh approved lamJles. ' . Prospective adopters may reglsler
Ihelr ipecllo.requesis on.lhø "Wan
lhe Animal Shelleri.1.i04S Rothgeb'
Drive. Rock\llle. '.
· A,compleledpei reglslrallon
, . a~pll~~l1on... i; i'' : ".
Is. See "Services Provided" lor addllonel Inlormallon about Ihe Board. ...
aulhorlzød 10 hear and abale pUblic
. Ihe InJured person as a condllon lor
proriertydamagetopay damages 10,
damages awardedmaynoi exceed
$~O ~er Incldenl.
Ponally (or Vlolallon o( An/mal. . Mailers HearlngBoard Ordor:
L1sl." " ~ .. .' '. ..' "
· A current robles vacclnollon certllcale: vaåclnallon musl be : ' . good for at. least 00 days from dale
. you.apply for license.. .,: '
VicIous or Dangerous ,"
to humans, IIveslock or
Olfce starr con provldo advice on how
10 prevenl or eliminate Ihe 811racllon of
· A check or money order for Ihe license ree. Please make check or
. money order payable ID:' .
Ananlmal that.posesa.physlcal threat
other animals bV vlnue 01 trainIng or demonstrated
behavIor must be keptconllned In a
Impoundment of Ille Anlmal(s). ~ . c. -c,'_ -.'
nuisance wlldiire. Some humane traps
lor capturing wild . animals. For Inlormatlon aboullhls'
may be avilable
Montgomery County, Maryland.
Rabies VaccInation. Clinics
Inlhe spring and lall 01
'" ," . i ..:.,.
. LIcense Fees:., . :.'" i"
servIce. call Ihe Departmenl or Nalural
. secura oiiclosurelo prevent dIrect
:- . . SERVICES'PROVIDED
Investigation of C?o~plalríts
conlact wllh humans or olber animals.
each year, lhn
Resources at 1-80~42~0708.
Animals that can be rehabiltated aro
. Unalleied Dogs/Cats D.vor i Yoar Old:
. $1Slórn 3 Year Ucense i .'
Department sponilors a serlsso' .
rabIes vacclmllon cllnlcsfor dogs
. '(No 1:VearOptlon) '. .. .. ,.
AIIsred Dogs/Cars Over i . Year Old:
cals. The cllnlcsl\re st,fledby ..
licensed veterInarIans. andexparlenêed
caredJorby trained volunteers unll
anImal handlsril.A Jlcensémustbe
purchaaedat tho . . .,-:,'
Ihey eRn be releasBd back Inlo the wild.
lime o' vaccination.
Control Oflcers. respond .to and In\'esllgatøpubllc nulsancB, .. crtiJllyonil vlnliillu linliriol coinplalnlu. Ollcer: enforce county
Tralnod drlvars Jllck upslcf( nnd InJuJuiJ Iilray. unliiialu 2" hOlla.,¡ day.
I:úmana Education .
Prog;ams designed 'or every grade
and lor level cIvic groups are offered by appolnlmonl. Toiirs ollho Anlmol
. $OlQr a 1 VeirUcenso $lß.for n 3 Vear LIcense All Dogs/Ca.s Under t Year Old: No charge. bulthe.anlmal must have a County license.
Waivers ollhe hIgher unallored le6,
ShuJluruJu uloo Qvollublo.
wil bu illvoll lor imliiuls cUII//Ui' by "
velerlnarlan asunab/a 10 be allered
anlmairelaUld lawB. '
Lost and Found' .
Cenlral Iles. updaled dally, aid In . reunllng lost pelswllh Ihelr owners.
Monigomøry County .
Animal Sholler ........... .217.6999
becauslJol age or hsal/h. .'
Yo'u Do Not,Have.To.,..'
ObedIence traning. C.Î8SS.'.es. io~dogs .
- . I. .
01 all ages am olfeiid. through Ihe Dep.artmenlof Reoreatlon. In addllon,
. problems are also available. Call the .. Deparment.of Røôrøitlon at J10ß.050 . for,addllonallnlormaUon. '. .
Anyone who loses a pet or IInds someone else's pet should call Ihe
Animal Sheller ImmedIatelY..
14645 Rolhgéb Drlve .
. Rockile, MD 20
10:00 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday.Frlday
Adoption Houra.. 1:00 p..7:O p.rn Monday.Frlday
Purçhase A.County . .
License If '; ;,...... i. . . ' .,.
våù are a r~šldent of lhe Clly of Rockvllie or tha Clly of Gallhersburg however. you are required to license
To reclaim a lost pellmpoundad allhe
Animal Shelter,lheowner muril pay an Impoundment and board lee and show
prool 01 a cUITent rabies vacolnallon
. 'Anllial'MåUers' Hearing
12:00 p.m-5 p.m SalUrday
To look lor or Reclaim
Board .' : .
The Animal Mailers HearlngBoar II
and IIcomle.ln addllon,lhu owner may.
your pet wllh your local Department of Anlmal:Control. Please call your local
agency. ror licensing Infonnallon. .
10:0 a.m..l p.m. Monday'Frtday
with counly and stale lawe. .
be subJect'to flneslor nón~ompllance
24 Hr. Emergency.SølvlcB .. 279-1694
. 10; am..5:O p.rn Saturay'
ciiý ór. Rockvlllô ..'iJ.....:.... 309-115
Cll~ ar Galt~8rlburg ........ 25JJ43
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