Woods Garden Club Bylaws
The primary purpose of the Woods Garden Club Bylaws is to govern how the HOA operates. They also contain the information needed to run the HOA as a business. For example, the bylaws cover matters such as:
- how often the HOA holds meetings
- how the meetings are conducted
- the duties of the various offices of the board of directors
- the actions of the board of directors
- how many people are on the board, and
- membership voting rights
A copy of the bylaws can be found here. The bylaws contain 2 amendments: 1) a policy outlining the procedures for enforcement of the Woods Garden Club Covenants, and 2) a policy regarding procedures to be followed when leasing a home.
Covenants and Deed Restrictions
The mission of the Woods Garden Club and your Architectural Control Committee is to ensure compliance with the architectural standards detailed in the Covenants and Deed Restrictions for The Woods neighborhoods. We need your help and cooperation with these regulations to maintain the beauty and integrity of The Woods. Your compliance also contributes to the long-term success of your Association and enhances and maintains the value of your property.
Please become familiar with the covenants, restrictions and design standards that govern the appearance of your property, and the requirements for repairs and improvements. A complete list of the Covenants and Restrictions for your neighborhood should have been provided to you at closing. If you did not receive or cannot find this document, you can access it here or you can refer to the Quick Reference Guide to review some of the most common issues. If you have questions regarding our governing documents, please ask for a clarification from your ACC or our Property Manager.
Our property manager diligently follows-up with any reported rules violations to ensure compliance. If you receive a violation notice, please address the problem immediately. If there are extenuating circumstances regarding the violation please contact the Property Manager. In certain circumstances the Board may allow additional time for you to resolve a pending problem. Failure to acknowledge or correct a covenant violation creates an unpleasant situation for everyone involved necessitating additional measures to ensure compliance, including:
- Certified notices sent
- Legal notices sent
- Possible fines
The need for further actions to gain compliance will ultimately result in additional costs to both the individual homeowner and your Association. It is our goal to avoid the need for these steps whenever possible.
Also, please remember to submit an ACC Request Form for ANY exterior change you wish to make to your home. Examples of this are roof replacement, fence alterations, landscaping or outdoor projects, painting, swimming pools, patio extension or covers, decks, mailbox replacement, etc. Please become familiar with the covenants, restrictions and design standards prior to starting your plans or requesting approval from the ACC. If you have questions on what types of changes need approval or about the architectural standards, please contact the Board or the Property Manager.
Disclaimer: These documents are provided by the Woods Garden Club HOA for convenience and reference purposes only. They are not legally binding as they do not replace the original, legally enforceable, deed restrictions that are on file with Smith County. The Woods Garden Club HOA makes no claims to the accuracy of the contents of these documents, and shall not be held responsible or liable for any transcription errors, nor any damages that might result from such errors.