Rules and Regulations
Revised, February 2019

The Parker Cove residential community has been designed to provide its residents with a pleasurable and relaxing lifestyle. The following rules and regulations are intended to promote the best possible relations between Parker Cove residents and to make living at Parker Cove as enjoyable as possible.

1. SUBLEASED PREMISES

 

1.1 No Outdoor Toilets or Outhouses - There are to be no outdoor toilets or outhouses on Subleased Premises.

 

1.2 Handling of Household Refuse - Trash is to be placed in plastic bags and kept in a covered receptacle in the Rear Yard until the designated collection date, at which time such receptacle will be moved to the curbside for pick up. Any trash too large for the receptacle will be disposed of by the resident.

1.3 Noise - The Sublessee will not make, cause or permit or allow to be made on the Subleased Premises any noise which disturbs the comfort of other residents. Use of lawnmowers, weed trimmers, hedge trimmers, chainsaws and other motorized tools and equipment will not be used except from 8am to 8pm.

1.4 Alcohol and Marijuana use - The Sublessee shall abstain from the use of alcohol and marijuana or marijuana containing products on the Common Property and will only use same on the Subleased Premises in such a way as to not cause a nuisance to neighbors or users of adjoining Common Property.

1.5 Cultivating of Marijuana - The Sublessee shall not cultivate marijuana on the Subleased Premises without the prior written approval of the Sublessor.

1.6 Vehicle, Tools and Equipment Storage - Construction equipment, maintenance or farm vehicles and equipment, tools, machinery, and trucks with GVW in excess of 4990 kilograms (11,000 lbs.), excluding trucks primarily to tow RVs, will not be parked or stored on the Subleased Premises, on the roads or parking areas in the development unless the vehicle or equipment is being used in the development or a vehicle is being used to service a customer in the development.

1.7 Inoperable and Unlicensed Motor Vehicles - Inoperable or unlicensed motor vehicles will not be parked or stored on the Subleased Premises without the prior written consent of the Sublessor. There will be no parking of ATVs such as quads, sea-doos, motorcycles, etc. within Sublessee driveways or any location within the development. The Sublessor will remove the offending vehicles at the owner's expense which includes all office staff time to deal with the issue. (Addition after the end of first sentence October 2008)

1.8 Equipment / Vehicle Parking - a Sublessee may park or store their own vehicle on their own Subleased Premises only if there is a Single Family Residential Dwelling on the Subleased Premises. Sublessees are not permitted to allow storage of other vehicles on their own Subleased Premises. The storage within the Subleased Lands of any equipment such as tractors, etc. is prohibited. Non-compliance with this provision will result in immediate removal at owners expense.

1.9 Storage Cans, Boxes, and Bottles, Collectibles and Debris - Cans, boxes, bottles, collectibles and other debris will not be stored outdoors on the Subleased Premises.

1.10 Storage of Firewood - Firewood may be stored on the on the Subleased Premises provided that it is stored in the rear yard or rear half of the Lot and is either stacked in a neat and orderly manner or screened from view by a fence, lattice screen or hedge. Storage of any items will not be permitted on any Parks, Utility Lots or Easements. Breaches of this provision will result in a penalty as per Section 11 of these Rules & Regulations.

1.11 Discharge of Fireworks - Discharge of fireworks will not be permitted on the Subleased Premises.

1.12 Only Containerized Fires on Subleased Premises - Containerized fires only are permitted between the hours of 8am and 11pm if a permit from the Sublessor has been issued.

1.13 Containerized Fires on Subleased Premises - All containerized fires must be located a safe distance from any tree or building. A supply of water must be readily available. Propane outdoor fires or containerized outdoor fire places (i.e. Mexican Patio Fireplaces or Coleman brand) are permitted on the Subleased premises. Consent will be withdrawn if justifiable complaints are received.

1.14 Fire Bans - The Sublessor reserves the right to issue a fire ban on conditions and terms solely at its discretion by posting a notice of such ban by way of email or posting notice at the entrance gate.

1.15 To mitigate against wildfires, the Sublessee shall maintain the lots as follows:

a. Landscaping on the lands within 10 meters of a building shall not include coniferous evergreen shrubs such as junipers, mugo pines, or coniferous evergreen hedges.

b. No additional or new coniferous evergreens are to be planted within 10 meters of the building.

c. Any coniferous evergreen trees that are to be retained on the lands that lie within 10 meters of the building must have limbs pruned such that they are at least 2 meters above the ground. Be spaced so that they have 3 meters between crowns (in other words, the tips of the branches of a tree are no closer than 3 meters to the tips of the branches of another), and no limbs should be within 3 meters the building or attachments such as balconies.

d. Landscaping on the lands within 10 meters of a building shall use only noncombustible landscape mulches.

1.16 Weeds, Leaves and Other Debris - The Sublessee, at its own expense, will keep all grassed portions of the Subleased Premises neatly mowed and free from weeds, leaves and other debris. Absentee Sublease owners will arrange for the regular maintenance (i.e. grass and weeds and other debris) of the subleased premises. If the Sublessee fails to maintain the subleased premises in a reasonable condition the Sublessor may order the work to be done at the Sublessee's expense.

1.17 No Cutting of Trees - Except as may be required by 1.15 above, no standing trees will be cut or removed from the Sublease Premises without prior written consent of the Sublessor, which will not be unreasonably withheld. Permission to remove trees will be given if they are dead, diseased or pose a threat to life or property.

1.18 Excavation, Cutting and Filling - Excavating, cutting and/or filling will not be carried out without the prior written consent of the Sublessor, which consent will not be unreasonably withheld.

1.19 Removal of Top Soil and Excavated Material - Top soil or excavated material will not be removed from the lands or deposited anywhere on the Lands without the prior written consent of the Sublessor.

1.20 Lawn Watering - Irrigation of lawns and gardens will be restricted to even numbered Subleased Premises on even days and odd numbered Sublease Premises on odd days from 6am to 9am, and 7pm to 9pm. The Sublessor may from time to time, by written notice, further restrict irrigation for the purposes of water conservation.

1.21 Laundry Drying - The drying of clothes and other laundry outside is permitted only at the rear of the Lot or building. Round or square type of laundry racks are permitted. Running clothes lines or lines strung between trees are not permitted.

1.22 Animal Run Lines - Animal run lines are not permitted on the Subleased Premises.

1.23 No Dog/Cat Zones - There will be no dogs/cats permitted in areas where posted such as the parks, including the Waterfront Park. In addition to the penalties set out in Section 11.1 herein, a third infraction of this rule may jeopardize the Sublessee's Sublease.

Animal Tags - All animals are to have tags issued annually by the Sublessor. Untagged animals will be removed immediately.

Extendable Animal Leashes - There is a strict prohibition of the use of extendable animal leashes in the development. In addition to the penalties set out in Section 11.1 herein, a third infraction of this rule may jeopardize the Sublessee's sublease.

2. RVs and TENTING - 

2.1 The sublessee is not permitted to keep more than one RV or camper or fifth wheel trailer on the Subleased Premises that is owned by that sublessee.

2.2 Number of Guest RVs on Subleased Premises - Guest RVs or campers or trailers will not be permitted on the Subleased Premises, without prior written consent of the Sublessor. Only on guest RV or camper or fifth wheel trailer will bepermitted on any one Subleased Premises at all times.

2.3 Maximum Stay for Guest RVs -  Guest RVs will not be permitted to remain on the Subleased Premises for longer than four (4) consecutive nights unless prior written consent of the Sublessor has been obtained.

2.4 Tenting - Tenting is not permitted on the Subleased Premises.

3. COMMON OR PARK AREAS, UUTILITY LOTS AND EASEMENTS

3.1 Driving and Parking on Park Areas, Utility Lots and Easements is Prohibited - Except for maintenance equipment the driving of motor vehicles on Park Areas, Utility Lots and Easements is prohibited. The "No Parking" zones must be observed and offending vehicles will be removed at the owners expense which will include the total cost of office staff to deal with that issue. Fireworks in Common Areas - The discharging of fireworks will not be permitted except for special occasions where the prior written consent of the Sublessor has been obtained.

3.2 Open Fires in Common Areas - Open fires are not permitted on the Common Areas (Parks, Utility Lots and Easements).

3.3 Obstruction of Walkways - Sidewalks, passages and vestibules within the common areas will not be obstructed or used for any purpose other that coming and going from the premises.

3.4 Overnight Camping in Common Areas - Overnight camping or pitching tents will not be permitted in the Common Areas (Parks, Utility Lots and Easements).

3.5 Use of Common Areas at Night - There will be no gathering or congregating on the Common Areas (Parks, Utility Lots and Easements) after 11pm or before 8am that will disturb the peace and quiet of other residents.

3.6 Alcoholic Beverages - Alcoholic beverages will not be brought onto or consumed within the Common Areas, (Parks, Utility Lots and Easements) without prior written consent of the Sublessor.

3.7 Park Trees and Shrubs - No standing trees or shrubs are to be removed from the Common Areas without prior consent of the Sublessor.

4. MARINA

4.1 Liability - All person(s) using the Development's Marina facilities do so at their own risk. The Sublessor does not provide any lifeguard services at the Marina and no claim for liability will lie with the Sublessor.

4.2 Boat Launch for Boats Use Only - The boat Launch will not be used for swimmers, sunbathers, skateboarders, cyclists, rollerbladers or docking. The Boat Launce is not for the use of swimmers, sunbathers, skateboarders, cyclists or rollerbladers.

4.3 Water-skiing Raft for Skiers Only - The water skiing raft is for the use of water skiers only and is not to be used for sunbathing or swimming.

4.4 Approved Structures - There shall be no additional structures placed in, on or near the structures that has been approved by the Sublessor within Waterfront Park such as the park, docks, boat launch or swimming raft.

4.5 Unauthorized Use - Any unauthorized use of the docks and other structures in or on the Waterfront Park is subject to the penalties set out in section 11 of these Rules and Regulations. This section prohibits the use of pogo sticks, bicycles, roller blades, skateboards or any other form of transportation. The use of docks is restricted to foot traffic only.

5. SWIMMING AREAS

5.1 Liability - All person(s) using the Development's Swimming Area facilities do so at their own risk. The Sublessor does not provide any lifeguard services at the Marina and no claim for liability will lie with the Sublessor.

5.2 Boats Prohibited in Swimming Area - Boats are not permitted within the designated swimming areas.

5.3 Children Not to be Left Unattended - Children under the age of 10 years must not be left unattended at the swimming areas.

6. ROADS AND COMMON PARKING AREAS

6.1 Roads and Common Areas Not to be Used for Storage - Boats, RVs and trailers will not be parked or stored on roadways or in common parking areas (Parks, Utility Lots and Easements).

6.2 Speed Limit - Except on Lake Shore Drive, which is 10 km per hour, the speed limit on all roads will be 20 km per hour.

6.3 Golf Carts, Unlicensed Motorcycles and Other Motorized Vehicles - Golf carts, unlicensed motorcycles and other motorized vehicles including ATVs and/or ski-doos shall not be used within the Developed Lands for joy riding, recreational use or transportation purposes. The owners and operators of motorized vehicles within the Developed Lands will assume their own risk and no claim for liability will lie with the Sublessor.

6.4 Requirement for Valid Driver's License - Persons operating motorized vehicles within the Lands must be licensed to operate a motorized vehicle on a public highway in the Province of British Columbia. The motorized vehicles operated within the Developed Lands will assume their own risk and no claim of liability will lie with the Sublessor. Non compliance with this provision will result in immediate removal at owner's expense.

6.5 Requirement for Vehicles to be Licensed and Insured - All automobiles, trucks motorcycles operated within the developed Lands must be licensed and insured for operation on a public highway in the Province of British Columbia. Non-compliance with this provision will result in immediate removal at owner's expense.

6.6 Operation of Vehicles - The operators of vehicles within the Developed Lands must obey all traffic control signs posted and maintained by the Sublessor.

6.7 Overnight Parking - Vehicles will not be parked overnight on the Roads or any of the Common Areas (Parks, Utility Lots and Easements) without prior consent of the Sublessor.

7. WASROOM FACILITIES

7.1 Permitted Users of Washroom Facilities - The washroom facilities are available for the casual use of Parker Cove residents and their guests only. The hours of operation will be controlled by the Sublessor. The Sublessor may control the shower through the use of coin operated timing device.

8. PETS

8.1 Permission Required to Keep Pets - The Sublessee will not without the prior written consent of the Sublessor, keep or permit to be kept on the Subleased Premises any dog, cat or other animal. The Sublessor has the right to restrict the number of pets per Sublease Premises and to prohibit a particular breed or size of pet that may be considered a danger or nuisance to other residents. Sub-Sublessess are NOT permitted any pets. Sublessees and Sub-Sublessee privileges may be revoked for violation of this subsection.

8.2 Owner's Responsible for the Care and Control of Their Pets - It is the responsibility of Pet Owners to ensure Pets are not permitted to roam freely within the development and are secured on a leash which is a maximum of 48 inches when the pet is off the Subleased Premises. Pets are not permitted at anytime on Common Areas (Parks, Utility Lots and Easements).

8.3 Pet Droppings - Pet owners will be responsible for picking up pet droppings on all lands in the Development and suitably disposing of them. The person walking the pet must carry suitable container to pick up any droppings left by the pet.

8.4 Nuisance Pets - Not withstanding consent given pursuant to Section 8.1 pets that are an annoyance or nuisance to others by barking or other means, the Sublessor may, by written notice, order the permanent removal of any such pet from the Development. Dogs that habitually bark or howl at night will be kept indoors between the hours of 8pm and 8am.

8.5 Dangerous or Vicious Pets - Not withstanding consent given pursuant to Section 8.1, vicious pets or pets that pose a threat to the health or safety of people or other animals will not be permitted in the Development. The Sublessor may, by written notice, order the permanent removal of any such pet from the Development.

9. SOLICITING

9.1 No Soliciting - There will be no soliciting within the Development.

10. SIGNS

10.1 Requirement to Erect Address Sign - The Sublessee will erect and maintain a sign on the Subleased Premises, which will be clearly visible from the frontage road adjoining the Subleased Premises, showing the address of the Subleased Premises.

10.2 No Other Signs Permitted - No signs, advertisements or notices are to be posted on or within the Subleased Premises or Common Areas or near the entrance to the Development, with the exception of signs containing the name of the Sublessee and the Lot number of the Subleased Premises, unless otherwise approved by the Sublessor. Real Estate "For Sale" signs are limited to a maximum size of 18 inches by 24 inches.

11. PENALTIES AND ENFORCEMENT

11.1 The Sublessor or an Employee or Agent of the Sublessor may enforce the Rules and Regulations through the application of the following penalties:

a. On the first offence;

(i) a written warning; and

(ii) a penalty of One Hundred Dollars ($100.00)

b. If a subsequent violation of the same Section occurs within a period of two years, a penalty of Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) for everyday the sublessee remains in violation.

c. If a subsequent violation occurs in violation of the same Section of the Rules and Regulations within two years, this will be considered as a breach of the Sublease.

d. The failure to correct the fault and/or to pay the fine or penalty imposed within seven days may result in the termination of the Sublease.

11.2 The Sublessee is responsible for any violation of the Rules and Regulations committed by person(s) permitted to use the Sublease Premises.

11.3 All monetary penalties assessed and collected are payable to the Sublessor.