Tipton’s Top Ten List: Home Maintenance

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The ten items listed below are a friendly reminder of often over-looked rules or maintenance items within Tipton Lakes.

  1. Exterior changes to your home require a design review application.

The form is available at the Association Office or via the Internet at www.tiptonlakes.com. Complete the form and attach photos, scale drawings, and sample materials as required and described as part of the application process.

  1. Trampolines require a design review application.

The application must show the equipment in the back yard and not visible from the street or the lake.     Inside storage during off-season months is strongly encouraged. The form is available at the Association Office or via the Internet at www.tiptonlakes.com.

  1. Please pick up your pet waste.

Pet waste should not be left along walk paths or in common areas, the marina, or park areas. Please remove and properly dispose of pet waste.

  1. Christmas lights should be down and put away for the year.

Christmas lights are temporary exterior decorative objects.  They should be removed within two months following January 1st.

  1. Trash toters should not be visible from the street.

Trash toters should be stored out of sight, such as in a garage or screened from view, when not in use.  Please do not leave your toter out where it can be easily seen from the street view of your home. The Association regularly inspects the property for toter violations.  Members will receive a violation notice if the toter is not stored properly.

  1. Chickens are not allowed in Tipton Lakes.

No animals, livestock, or poultry of any kind shall be raised, bred, or kept on any Lot or in the Common Areas, except that of dogs, cats, or customary house­hold pets. 

  1. Your grass and landscape beds should be maintained weekly. If you are going to be out of town for more than a week, please make arrangements for maintenance.

The owner shall promptly perform all maintenance and repair within his own Lot and on the adjacent road right-of-way. Each Lot shall be maintained neat and clean and free of paper, trash, uncut weeds or unsightly growth, or other debris.

  1. Exterior paint that has faded or is peeling.

If selecting a new paint color, external color schemes are subject to review and approval by the Design Review Committee.

  1. Exterior of home needs power washed.

The Owner shall maintain the Lot in such a manner as to prevent the Lot from becoming unsightly and specifically, such Owner shall prevent any condition that tends to detract from or diminish the aesthetic appearance of the Lot. 

  1. Properties that have dead trees.

The Owner shall maintain the Lot in such a manner as to prevent the Lot from becoming unsightly and specifically, such Owner shall cut down and remove dead trees.    Removal of trees requires a design review application.

 

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