I. APPROVAL SUBJECT TO ASSOCIATION DOCUMENTS: This approval is subject to the Highlands Ranch Community Declarations, Supplemental Declarations, applicable Sub-Association review and approval, and the Residential Improvement Guidelines and Site Restrictions. Approval is valid for one year unless related to a noncompliance issue. The owner must send a Completion Notice to the Architectural Committee when the improvement is complete.
II. DAMAGE DUE TO CONSTRUCTION: The only approved access to your property is from the public street in front of your house. Any other access (removal of pre-existing fences, crossing parks, parkway landscaping or open space, etc.) is not permitted. Typically, properties adjacent to residential areas are owned by the Highlands Ranch Metropolitan District: 303-791-2710 or sub associations.
It is recommended that before you do any digging on your property, you call the Utility Notification Center (303-232-1991) to locate any underground telephone lines, cable television lines, high pressure gas lines, and/or high voltage electric cables. If any existing public improvements or utilities are damaged or destroyed during any phase of construction, the Owner may be required, at Owners expense, to replace and/or repair such damage, subject to the final approval of the appropriate governing agencies and/or utilities.
III. HOME WARRANTY: (If applicable) It is the owner’s responsibility to insure all improvements are made without adversely affecting their new home warranty.
IV. WORKMANSHIP: It is the obligation of the Owner to insure that all work performed on the subject improvements is to be done in a good and workmanlike manner equal to or better than the standards of workmanship applied to the original construction on the property.
V. EFFECT OF GOVERNMENTAL AND OTHER REGULATIONS: Use of property and improvements to property must comply with applicable building codes and other governmental requirements and regulations. Approval by the Architectural Committee will not constitute assurance that improvements comply with applicable requirements or regulations of all local, state and federal governmental agencies. For general information about Douglas County requirements, homeowners may write or call Douglas County Building Department, 100 Third Street, Castle Rock, Colorado 80104, 303-660-7460.
If any questions or concerns arise prior to, or during construction, please call the Community Improvement Service Office at 303-471-8821.