A Note from Your New HOA Board PresidentDear Renaissance Park Homeowners:As of January 1, 2021, the homeowners association was transferred from thecommunity developer, Wakefield Development Company, LLC., to the newly-electedBoard of Directors (BOD of the Homeowners Association (HOA). We are excited toserve you and our community. Our primary objectives in these new roles are to protectour home values and help ensure a high quality of life for all those who reside inRenaissance Park.As your BOD, transparency is important. All approved meeting minutes of the BOD arelocated on NABR, under the Resources Documents page. In the near future, we willhave our first Open Forum at our monthly HOA meeting. This will be a virtual meetingand information will be sent beforehand about how you can participate.Renaissance Park is managed by Professional Properties Management, Inc.(PPM). Laura Duncan at PPM is our Community Manager. Ms. Duncan can bereached at [email protected] Please contact her with any concerns or ideas tohelp make Renaissance Park a beautiful community.Interested in making your community better? We hope that you will consider becomingan active community participant and serve on one of the committees.We are seeking 3 to 5 members per committee; serving on multiple committees ispermitted. If interested, please complete this form, and a Board member will follow upwith you.Additionally, we have seen and heard that there is some confusion about the rules andpolicies governing Renaissance Park. As a service, we have created a “cheat sheet”that highlights some key conditions and restrictions (see attached Guidelinesdocument). The guide is not a legal document, but rather a helpful tool for homeownersto quickly understand notable restrictions. Please refer to the Master Declaration ofCovenants, Conditions, Restrictions, Easements, Charges and Liens for RenaissancePark for explicit and binding legal language.Thank you so much for letting us serve the community! We always encourage yourfeedback and ideas.Best,Ron Boyd, President
Homeowner Guidelines of Renaissance Park Master Association, Inc.This guideline highlights some of the use restrictions depicted in “Use Restriction” article of the MasterDeclaration of Covenants, Conditions, Restrictions, Easements, Charges and Liens for Renaissance Park.To view this digital document, you must have log-in credentials to the NABR Network for RenaissancePark.The guideline below is not a legal document, but rather a helpful tool for homeowners to quicklyunderstand notable restrictions. Please refer to the Master Declaration for explicit and binding legallanguage.Parking & VehiclesLarge, commercial vehicles and trailers cannot be parked on the street or in plain sight on yourlot. Mobile house trailers (“campers”), tractor trailers, boats, boat trailers, and any commercialvehicles are prohibited from being parked along the street. Boats and boat trailers can be kept or parked on your lot in a garage or in a manner that is notvisible from the street. Abandoned or in-operable vehicles can be stored on your lot, out of sight of other lots or from thestreet. Vehicles with expired registration and inspection are considered abandoned or in-operable.PetsPets must be leashed at all times, and you are responsible for their clean-up. Pets are prohibitedfrom the amenity areas (pool, tennis courts, clubhouse, etc.). Concerns with pet waste orunleashed pets can be reported to Animal Control, who has the legal authority to investigate andenforce these municipal violations. Pets are prohibited from common areas maintained by the Association Pets must be on a leash at all times while not on your property Pet owners are required to clean up after their pet on any lot, street, or common areas maintainedby the AssociationSignsBased on the covenants, signs advertising home services (roofing, painting, home contractor,etc.) are prohibited. Political candidate signs are prohibited outside of the time leading up to theelection. No more than 2 “For Sale” or “Rent” signs No more than 2 political candidate signs or other issues that appear on an election ballot. Thesesigns can only be placed 60 days before such election and must be removed 2 days after suchelection.
Based on preceding decisions of the Board, homeowners are allowed to display nonpolitical signs. This is subject to change. You will be notified 15 days prior to a change indecision.FencingFencing and landscaping walls must be approved by our Architectural Review Committee,unless it is required by the slope or grade of your lot, or if it was previously installed by thedeveloper. Chain link fences are prohibited. Any fence or wall installed must comply with the Zoning Ordinance and approved by theArchitectural Review Committee, unless the wall is necessary by the slope or grade of the lot or ifit was previously installed by the Renaissance Park Developer (Amelia Park LLC). Review our community’s Architectural Guidelines Submit an Architectural Application to the Architectural Review Committee. No work can beginuntil a final decision is made on your application.Maintenance and Improvements to your LotYou are responsible for maintaining your lot. Owners are responsible for keeping their lot in “neat and attractive condition.” By failing tocomply, you are subject to the costs of bringing your lot into compliance. Owners are responsible for keeping their lot in an “orderly condition and shall keep theimprovements theron in a suitable state of repair.” If the owner fails to make a repair or performance maintenance, the Board of Directors bymajority vote can enter upon their lot and repair, maintain, or restore the lot or exterior ofthe unit. In this instance, the owner will incur the cost of such repair, plus a 15%surcharge (administration fee).GarbageGarbage cans should not be visible from the street when being stored on your lot. Garbage cansshould only be on the street from Wednesday night to Thursday night (approx. 24-hour timeperiod based on garbage pick-up). Garbage cans must be stored behind your dwelling, in such a manner that it’s not visible from thestreet Garbage cans can be moved to the street on the night before the scheduled pick-up, and returnedthe night after pick-up.Nuisances“Noxious or offensive trade or activity” is prohibitedResidential Pools
Above-ground pools are prohibited, but kiddy pools in your backyard are OK.MailboxesIf you have a single-home mailbox, it must comply with one of two approved mailboxes. Lots with their own dedicated mailboxes, must have a community-approved mailbox. There are 2types of approved mailboxes -- both have a black decorative post, and one has house numbers ona plaque above a square box, and the other has house numbers printed on the door in a roundedbox. If you don’t have a non-community standard mailbox or if you need a replacement orpart, you can order (and install) one through Post & Pickets (morethanamailbox.com) orMailbox Medix ([email protected] / 919-757-2253).Renting Your HomeYou cannot rent your home if it is not your primary residence, and you have not been regularlyoccupying the home. Renting your home is prohibited if the following applies: The owner has not regularly occupied the home, and has no future intent to do so The owner has not regularly occupied the home, and enters into a lease that provides thetenant with the option to purchase the home during or at the end of the lease The primary purpose of owning the home is to lease the home to tenants, and not for theowner’s primary residenceMaking Exterior Enhancements to Your LotBefore you act upon any significant visual change to the exterior of your dwelling or lotlandscaping (examples can include, but are not limited to: additions to your existing dwelling,exterior color changes, cable dishes), you must have written approval from the ArchitecturalReview Committee. Review our community’s Architectural Guidelines Submit an Architectural Application to the Architectural Review Committee. No work can beginuntil a final decision is made on your application.If a homeowner violates any provisions listed within the Master Declaration:You will first be sent a reminder (mailed, and emailed), asking to correct the violation in a reasonableamount of time. If the violation persists you will be subject to a due process hearing with the Board ofDirectors. Depending on the outcome of the hearing, you could face a fine or suspension of privileges orservices provided by the Association for a reasonable period of time. Please be aware that theaccumulation of fines on your account can lead to a lien against your property and may be foreclosedpursuant to Chapter 47F of the North Carolina General Statutes.
Questions?Please read the Master Declaration for explicit language around Renaissance Park “Use Restrictions”section (Article X, page 23). If you have questions, please contact Laura Duncan, AMS, CommunityManager at Professional Properties Management (PPM), at [email protected]
policies governing Renaissance Park. As a service, we have created a “cheat sheet” that highlights some key conditions and restrictions (see attached Guidelines document). The guide is not a legal document, but rather a helpful tool for homeowners to quickly understand notabl