Barclay Square Homeowner’s Association
Rules and Regulations
Revised: September 20, 2001
As a requirement of ownership, during escrow all owners sign and agreement stating that
they will adhere to and obey all CC&R’s, By-laws, and Rules and Regulations of the Barclay Square Homeowners Association.
Rules, regulations, and restrictions are made for the safety, comfort, and pleasure of all
Barclay Square Homeowners. Your Barclay Square Homeowners Association board will
cooperate and make every effort to facilitate the requests and needs of all residents.
However, all residents must be aware that under the CC&R’s of our Association, as
authorized by the State of California, your elected Board has, by law, the right and
obligation to uphold all covenants and rules as approved. Your Board will not hesitate to
exercise that authority at any time it is appropriate and necessary.
THESE RULES AND REGULATIONS ARE A VERY BRIEF OVERVIEW OF THE
MOST ENCOUNTERED CC&R’S AND BY-LAWS ISSUES OF THE ASSOCIATION, AND ARE FAR FROM COMPLETE. PLEASE RETAIN THESE RULES AND
REGULATIONS WITH YOUR CC&R’S AND BY-LAWS FOR REFERENCE.
Article 1: Rules of the Common Area
Article 2: Parking
Article 3: Pool
Article 4: Pets
Article 5: Building and Architectural Control
Article 6: Streets
Article 7: Landscaping and Grounds
Article 8 Infractions of Rules
Rules for Common Area
1.1 The common area is all space outside the walls of the unit, garage, and fence of any
approved backyard. Precise definition can be found in CC&R’s section 1.46.
1.2 The driveways and walkways to individual units are “Restricted Common
Property.” These areas are for the sole use by the occupants of that unit and are off
limits to common use by other residents.
1.3 The Association hereby disclaims any liability for invited or uninvited guests of
1.4 Residents and their guests using the common areas are expected to conduct
themselves in an orderly manner so as not to disturb other residents.
1.5 No noxious or offensive activities shall be permitted on the property. This is
inclusive of, but not limited to, the repair or maintenance of any motorized vehicle
(expect within the garage), loud noised vocal or by device) coming from any unit
or vehicle, large power equipment or tools, noisy or smoky vehicles, littering,
noxious or offensive odors from units/backyards, or any device that may interfere
with any TV or radio reception. A full disclosure of activities restricted on the
property may be founding CC&R section 8.03.
1.6 Camping tents, canopy’s, lawn chairs, playground equipment, wading pools, slip
and slides, or similar items are not permitted to be set up anywhere on landscaped
Association common property.
1.7 As per Barclay Square HOA amendment dated October 1, 1991; The Association
will assume the first (initial) telephone connection set-up fee for the front traffic
gate for each new homeowner. Additional telephone number changes (as with the
changing of tenants or owners new phone number) will result in a billing of the
actual charges incurred by the Association. As of September 2001, the cost is $75
1.8 Trash cans may be placed curbside the evening prior to scheduled city trash pick up
dates, but MUST be removed no later then the evening of that pick up date. Trash
can storage is not permitted on any HOA common property, and MUST be stored
out of view in either the unit’s garage or enclosed backyard.
2.1 Resident parking: The residents of each unit have a double car garage and
driveway for their exclusive use. Vehicles owned or used by residents may not be
parked any place except within their garage or driveway, and may not protrude into
the street should it impede the flow of traffic or cause a hazard or nuisance.
2.2 Campers, motor homes, boats, etc. are to be parked only in the RV storage area at
the rear of the project or wholly within the garage, unless authorized by the board.
RV space is limited and assigned by the Association. Contact the Weldon Brown
Mgr. for information.
2.3 Guest Parking: Guest may park in the areas reserved (and marked “No Resident
Parking”) for guest parking only, or in the host residents driveway. It is the
responsibilities of the residents to make sure their guest are properly parked.
2.4 Absolutely no street is permitted at any time (inclusive of moving vans) by any
owner or guest, unless prior permission has been obtained by the Board for a
specific activity at a specific address at a specific date and time. Street parking will
result in a $100 fine, and possible towing at owners expense.
2.5 No large commercial type vehicles, inoperable vehicles, vehicles with expired
registrations, or vehicles deemed to be a nuisance by the Board are permitted to
park anywhere on the property, except wholly within a garage and only with the
garage door closed. For a full disclosure on parking regulations refer to CC&R
3.1 Hours: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday the pool is open
from 8:00 am until 10:00 pm Friday, Saturday, and Holidays the pool is open from
8:00 am until 11:00 pm.
3.2 Age Restrictions and number of guess permitted:
3.2.a The minimum age for children to be present inside the pool area without
responsible/competent adult resident supervision is sixteen (16) years of age. Note:
a minor resident may not supervise another minor.
3.2.b No one under the age of eighteen (18) is allowed to supervise anyone under the age
of sixteen (16) while inside the pool area.
3.2.c Children under the age of fourteen (14) are not permitted in the spa unless directly
supervised by a responsible/competent resident adult. NOTE: Medical authorities
do not recommend spa use by young children, pregnant/nursing mothers, or anyone
with heart problems.
3.2.d Each residence unit is permitted a maximum of four (4) guests within the pool area
which MUST be accompanied by a current responsible/competent resident adult. 3.3 Items prohibited inside Pool Area: The use of the following items deny the
comfortable and safe use of the pool by others and are ABSOLUTELY
PROHIBITED: Boogie Boards, Surf boards, rafts, (multiple person and/or non
pool type), Scuba equipment, BBQ’s, alcohol, loud radios, animals, any large
toy/play/entertainment items because they restrict the pool area available to others,
or any glass items. Broken glass can not be seen in water and not only cause
additional maintenance cost, but will present a serious health and safety issue to
those using the pool.
3.4.a. It is requested that all persons please use the pool side shower prior to entering the
spa or pool.
3.4.b. No running, excessive noise, or dangerous activities are allowed inside the pool
3.4.c. After hours the pool gate will be secured with a lock. When the HOA representative
asks you to leave at closing hour so they may secure the gate, please do so. 3.4. d ANYONE, homeowner or otherwise, found within a secured pool bathroom or the
secured pool area after hours or during any other secured time without expressed
permission from the Board of Directors is guilty of a criminal trespass. The
Riverside City Police Dept. has, and will continue to resolve this issue on behalf of
the Board of Directors by legal proceedings in the California Superior Criminal
Court System. The Board of Directors has filed with the Riverside City Police
Department a “Trespass arrest Authorization, “ Riverside municipal code 9.04.300
form authorizing the police department permission to access the property and to
arrest violators. Violators have, and will continue to be arrested and prosecuted for
misdemeanor criminal trespass.
3.4.e. All homeowners/residences/guest will be expected to conduct themselves in a
courteous and polite manner to all others while inside the pool area, and all other
common areas so as to provide an enjoyable and safe environment to all those using
the pool/spa facilities.
3.4.f. The life saving/rescue ring and pole at poolside are mandated by California Law
and are there for the protection of Barclay Square Homeowners and their guest.
ANYONE found to be handling these items in the absence of a drowning
emergency of Board of Directors authorized maintenance will constitute an
immediate $100 fine in addition to any replacement or damage costs. 3.4.g. ANYONE found to be vandalizing or damaging ANY HOA property, which is
inclusive of climbing the pool fencing or walls, with constitute an immediate $100
fine in addition to any replacement or damage cost. Additionally, as pursuant to
Article, XII, Section 12. 01 of the “Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and
Restrictions and Reservation of Easement of Barclay Square Homeowners
Association, (CC&R’s)” a loss of pool privileges will be enforced for the length of
time determined by the Board of Directors. The pool key is not the property of the
individual homeowner, but that of the HOA and any homeowner responsible for the
foregoing will be required to forfeit their key and their key deposit refunded.
Should the owner refuse to forfeit their key and their key deposit refunded. Should
the owner refuse to forfeit their assigned pool key a fine in the amount of $50 per
week, or fraction of the week, will be levied unit the key is surrendered.
3.4.g.a The homeowner is responsible for the conduct of all those individuals that
reside at, or are guest of their property, and will be held accountable for any and
all violations incurred by any of these individuals.
The foregoing rules and regulations were designed to maintain our pool area free from
damage and unacceptable behavior, and your cooperation is greatly appreciated in
preserving and maintaining our pool area in a clean, safe and enjoyable environment for
all the homeowners, their children, and their guest.
For a full disclosure of animal related issues refer to CC&R section 8.07
4.1. “No animals, livestock, reptiles, insects, poultry or other animals of any kind shall
be kept in any residence except that usual and ordinary domestic dogs, cats, fish
and birds inside a bird cages may be kept as household pets within any residence
provided that they are not kept, bred, or raised therein for commercial purposes or
in unreasonable quantities or sizes” (CC&R section 8.07)
4.2 “Animals belonging to owners, occupants, or their licensees, tenants, or invitees
within the property must either be kept within a enclosure, and enclosed patio, or
on a leash held by a person capable of controlling the animal” (CC&R section
4.3 Owners will prevent creating a sanitation nuisance by being responsible for
cleaning up any droppings deposited by their animal immediately. Failure to
comply will result in a $100 fine.
4.4 “Any owner shall be liable to each and all remaining owners for any unreasonable
noise or damage to person or property caused by any animal brought or kept upon
the property by an owner or by members of his family, his tenants, or his guest”
(CC&R section 8.07)
Building and Architectural Control
5.1 No exterior structure, electrical, plumbing, additions of any kind, architectural
changes, or piercing of any interior or exterior walls shall be permitted until the
plans and specifications are approved by the Board of Directors, the Architectural
Committee (per CC&R’s), as well as the City of Riverside Building Department.
This is a two-step process. First, the owner must submit an Architectural Change
form to the Board outlining all plans and specifications of the proposed project.
Secondly, should the Board approve the plans for use, then a copy of the permit
from the City of Riverside Building Dept, needs to be provided to the Board for
final permission to begin the changes.
5.2 The maintenance of any approved additions/changes will become the sole
responsibility of the homeowner, and that of any subsequent owners. Should the
owner, or subsequent owner, fail to maintain the approved addition/change the
Association will take over maintenance and the cost of such maintenance will be
added to the owners monthly dues.
5.3 Christmas house lights and other exterior holiday decorations are permitted,
providing they are not unreasonably offensive in nature or size. Lights and
exterior decorations may be put up earlier than December 1, and MUST be
completely removed by February 1. NOTE: Absolutely no alterations to the
buildings are permitted to accommodate your decorations. 5.4 Garage doors left unattended are permitted providing the door is opened a
maximum of 18 inches.
6.1. All Federal and California laws and motor vehicle codes relative to vehicle
operation are in affect on all Barclay Square HOA owned streets.
6.2 The speed limit for all motorized vehicles on Barclay Square HOA property is 5
mph. speeding on HOA streets will result in a $100 fine.
6.3 Use of mini bikes and off-road vehicles (ATV’s, dirt bikes, and other vehicles
specifically designed for off-road use and/or not licensed for public street use) are
prohibited on all Barclay Square HOA streets and common areas.
6.4 Bicycles, scooters, skateboards, skates, and other similar items may be ridden
only on streets. Any use of these items aside from the street, including
landscaping and the pool area is prohibited.
6.5 Group participation games of any kind are not permitted on any Barclay Square
HOA owned street.
6.6 Street parking is strictly prohibited, unless prior permission is obtained by the
Board. See Rules and Regulations section 2.4
Landscaping and Grounds
7.1 The Board of Directors is responsible for planning and maintenance of all
common areas. When written approval by the Board has been granted to any
individual owner, via an architectural change request, any approved changes to
any common area becomes the maintenance responsibility of the owner, which
must be maintained to the specifications outlined in the granted architectural
7.2 No flowers, shrubs, trees, or any other kind of plant or landscaping will planted or
altered in the common areas by residents, unless approved by the Board through
an architectural request form.
7.3 Decorative items, signs, and similar items on the exterior of buildings (including
front porches and walkways) and on the landscaping are not permitted.
Temporary exterior holiday decorations are allowed if they are not deemed
inappropriate, unreasonably offensive or a nuisance by the Board. (See Rules and
Regulations article 6.3)
7.4 Only one (1) real estate sign (sell or rent) will be permitted in the common area.
Most owners choose this location to be the area next to the traffic entrance gate on
Jackson Street. Owners may also display one (1) real estate sign in a window of
their unit. Owners are responsible for requiring realtors to remove “open house”
signs as soon as the open house is over.
Infraction of Rules
8.1 If infractions are not corrected in a reasonable time the board will take necessary
action to make the corrections, and the cost of correcting the infractions will be
included in the next billing of dues to the owner.
8.2 The Board has the responsibility and the authority to assess penalties for
persistent and continued infractions of these rules and regulations. In the case of
a landlord/tenant relationship, the assessment will be against the