Animals: No animals other than dogs, cats or common household pets may be kept within River Stone. Pets may not be bread for commercial purposes. When ay pet is outside the Owner’s dwelling, unless the pet is in an otherwise enclosed area, it must be kept on a leash. Pets should not become a nuisance to other residents at any time. Any pet waste must be contained and disposed of by the owner. All pets must be current on all vaccinations and medications such as rabies vaccines and flea and tick prevention. Each Owner shall be responsible for any damage done by his/her pet to landscaping or other. No pet may be tied or attached to any dwelling at any time nor may they be left unattended.
River Stone Covenants require all pet owners pick up after their pets and dispose of feces in the trash – not down storm drains.
No Rottweilers or Pit Bulls are allowed within River Stone.
If a domestic or wild animal is at large, please contact Henderson County Animal Enforcement Unit at 828-697-4911.
Antennae: No outside radio or television antenna or satellite dishes shall be erected on any Lot, except as approved in writing by the Association. Satellite dishes shall be no more than 24 inches. All satellite dishes must be located on the eaves near the rear of a Dwelling or next to the utility meters on the side of a Dwelling.
Change of Ownership: The Property Management Company must be notified by owners of any change in property ownership to maintain a current list of owners for communication purposes. If a Dwelling is listed for sale, the owner shall provide the Management Company with the contact information for the real estate agent and apprise Property Management Company of pending sale.
Land Use: All Lots shall be used, improved, and devoted exclusively to single-family residential use. No trade or business shall be carried on upon any Lot, but this restriction shall not prohibit a home occupation which does not unreasonable increase traffic or cause any noxious or offensive activity within River Stone. No structure, except as herein stated, shall be constructed upon any Lot other than one single-family Dwelling.
Leasing: Any Dwelling on any Lot may be leased so long as:
Such lease is for a term of at least 12 consecutive months; and
Use of the Lot by the tenant of a lease shall be in conformity with this Declaration and the Bylaws, Rules and Regulations of the Association.
When a leasing agreement has been reach the Property Management Company must be notified of the Lessee and contact addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of the property owner and lessee. Change in tenancy should be reported within 14 days. A lot owner’s privileges are assigned to the lessee during the terms of the lease, including pool privileges. An investor-owner must be the guest of an owner or his or her tenants to use the amenities of the Association.
Mailbox Repair/Replacement: Individual mail boxes are considered “limited common”, therefore, the Association shall be responsible for painting all mailboxes for each Dwelling. Provided, however, each Owner shall be responsible for the maintenance or replacement of his/her mailbox.
Homeowners are responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of their mailboxes and post. The post paint is: Glidden, Base GL 6811, Glidden Premium Exterior Lt/Semi-Gloss. Specifications: CLRNT -oz 384th, BL -0 12, CL -0 180. The inset color is: Dark Forest Green, Exterior Semi-Gloss.
Maintenance and Landscaping: All owners shall keep their Lots, whether occupied or unoccupied, free of trash, rubbish, and debris and This includes all keep all Lots in a need and orderly condition and in a good state of maintenance and repair. This includes toys, play equipment, and storage containers in the yard.
The Association shall have the power to perform exterior maintenance on an Owner’s Lot or Dwelling if such Owner has failed to maintain such Lot in a manner consistent with other Lots in River Stone. The cost of such maintenance shall be added to and become part of the assessment to which such Lot is subject.
Nuisance: Do not engage in any use, practice or activity which is dangerous, obnoxious, and offensive or an annoyance to your neighbors’ peaceful existence.
Property Inspections: In 2019, inspections will be held monthly throughout our neighborhood. If you are in violation of any of the items on the list below, you will receive a letter asking you to take action to resolve the problem. If violation letters are ignored, homeowners will be asked to attend a hearing before the Board and fines can be assessed to your homeowner account until the problem(s) are resolved.
Signs: No permanent signs of any kind can be displayed to public view on any Lot. Solicitation signs for any business or service are not permitted. ONE sign of not more than 3 square feet advertising the property for sale or rent may be displayed. Security signs no larger than 12” x 12” may be placed near the foundation of the home. Pet etiquette signs may be placed on lawns near the street.
Temporary Structures: No improvement or temporary structure is allowed unless permission has been granted by the Association. Outdoor clothes lines are prohibited.
Trampolines: Trampolines shall only be allowed on Lots that are fenced, meaning a fence that encloses the rear portion of the Lot on all sides.
Vehicles and Parking: No parking on unlicensed, uninspected or non-operable vehicles shall be allowed on any Lot outside of a Dwelling. No person shall repair, restore, or store any vehicle, boat, trailer, or recreational vehicle upon any Lot outside a Dwelling.
No boats, motor homes, travel trailers, or other recreational vehicles may be stored for more than three (3) consecutive days, unless the same is within an enclosed garage.
All motor vehicles must be properly maintained so as not to be a nuisance by noise, exhaust emissions, or otherwise.
Do not drive motor vehicles on pathways, unpaved common elements, or roadway shoulders with River Stone.
Speed limit throughout the community is 15 miles per hour.
No vehicle of any kind may be parked upon the Lot other than in the garage of a Dwelling or in the driveway for such Dwelling. Further, no vehicle may be parked in a manner so as to block ingress and egress to driveways of any there Owner or resident of River Stone
Yard Sales: Two (2) River Stone Community yards sales may be held each year, as designated by the Board. No private yard sales or garage sales are permitted.