Covenants Corner

Your home is a valuable investment so take pride in your curb appeal. A beautiful home with poor upkeep is aesthetically unappealing. Whether you are a tenant or homeowner, you are responsible for maintaining your residence so that it meets the requirements of our covenants guidelines.  If you are not physically able to keep up with your property or can’t find the time, then please consider hiring a lawn service or handyman to preserve the quality of our neighborhood.

CONTACT: covenants@broadlandshoa.com to submit any complaints or inquiries.  Or call Suzan Rodano, Covenants Manager at 703-729-9704 (press 2).


INSPECTIONS

Throughout the year, the Covenants Inspectors inspect the homes in the community for a variety of issues ranging from trash containers in view to parking issues and unapproved modifications to leftover holiday decor. In addition, certain seasons dictate the need to focus on particular violations that occur with high frequency.

Year Round: Modifications, Play equipment in VDOT areas, not stabilized properly, or not approved, Abandoned vehicles or expired tags, Mailbox repairs, House lights, Fence repairs, General home inspections

Monthly:

Jan – Clear snow from sidewalks
Feb – Clear snow from sidewalks, Holiday decorations
Mar – Clear snow from sidewalks
Apr – Mildew, Wood trim, Faded Shutters and doors
May – Mildew, Wood trim, Faded Shutters and doors, Lawns, Weeding, Dead grass, and Pruning
Jun – Mildew, Wood trim, Faded Shutters and doors, Lawns, Weeding, Dead grass, and Pruning
Jul – Mildew, Wood trim, Faded Shutters and doors, Lawns, Weeding, Dead grass, and Pruning
Aug – Mildew, Wood trim, Faded Shutters and doors, Lawns, Weeding, Dead grass, and Pruning
Sep – *Lawns, Weeding, Dead grass, and Pruning
Oct – *Lawns, Weeding, Dead grass, and Pruning
Nov – Pole lights
Dec – Pole lights, Clear snow from sidewalks


*LAWN MAINTENANCE VIOLATION NOTICES

Primary reasons why you may receive a lawn violation letter from our Covenants Department:

  • turf more than 6 inches
  • weeds and grass in beds; weeds around property
  • overgrown or dead shrubbery or plant growth (including vines running along home)
  • tree branches hanging over sidewalks or other properties
  • yards with litter, trash, debris or other objects
  • other unsightly conditions

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:  

  • Please remember that lawn maintenance pertains to all parts of the property including FRONT, BACK, and SIDES.
  • ALL violations stated in the notice must be corrected to prevent incurred charges.
  • The initial violation notice sent will allow 10 days to correct the issue(s). If any issues still remain, a FINAL notice will be sent. IF REPEAT VIOLATIONS OCCUR WITHIN A YEAR OF THE INITIAL NOTICE, ONLY A FINAL NOTICE WILL BE SENT AT THAT TIME.
  • Association staff, contractors, officers and authorized parties are PERMITTED TO ACCESS THE EXTERIOR OF YOUR PROPERTY, front, back and sides, for inspections and lawn maintenance per the bylaws of Broadlands Association, Inc.
  • If the violation is not corrected within 10 days and a hearing is not requested, THE HOA OR ITS CONTRACTOR WILL ENTER THE LOT AND CORRECT THE VIOLATION, AND THE RESULTING REPAIR COSTS AS WELL AS AN ADMINISTRATIVE FEE WILL BE CHARGED BACK TO THE OWNER’S ACCOUNT.

If you have questions regarding this process, or have corrected the violation, please contact the Covenants office at covenants@broadlandshoa.com or Suzan Rodano, Covenants Manager at 703-729-9704 (press 2).


Please Review Detailed Documents of Covenants Guidelines:

 


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