Exterior Change Requests

The governing documents for the HOA require that owners seek approval from the HOA for any exterior changes to their condominimun unit.

This is often referred to as an Architectural Request or Change.

Projects that require approval: any change to the exterior. 

response time

The Review Committee has up to 30 days to render an official decision. To speed up this turnaround time, include as many details as possible.

To speed up the approval process, print out the Neighbor Signature Page now to include with your submission.


  • Read all govering documents.
  • Include as many details as possible.
  • Do not start any changes until you receive your official approval letter.
  • Include Neighbor Signature Page with submission.






what will be needed

All applications should include detailed, easy to understand drawings with a plot map outling location within your prooerty lines plus notes that include plans, elevations, construction details, colors, location, etc. as necessary to fully describe the proposed project.

NOTE: Generic statements like, “I want install a satelitte dish.” can not be accepted and will delay the approval process. 

signature page

Please speak with and obtain signatures from all property owners having common lot lines with your property along with property owners who may reasonably view the improvement from their property. This signature is not for approval or denial of any application. It is simply acknowledgment of the changes you are proposing. Owners can obtain signautures while application is under review; however, official approval can be granted until these have been received. You can print out the Neighbor Signature Page and one will also be sent with emailed receipt.



Appeals: If an application is denied, owners can submit an appeal to the Board by clicking here.

Appeals Process:

    1. If a Unit owner does not agree with the denial, the Unit owner may file a written appeal with supporting documentation.
    2. The Board will convene to consider the appeal within 14 days. The Unit owner may be present to present their appeal to the Board.
    3. The Board will render a decision; which will be to affirm, vacate, or modify the denial.

update contact info

Contact Information Form

Name, Address, Email & Phone

Helpful Links

Links To HOA State Statutes

Chapter 47C / 47F

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NOTICE OF RIGHT TO VOLUNTARY MEDIATION – Pursuant to Section 7A-38.3F of the North Carolina General Statutes, all members are hereby informed that you have a right to initiate mediation pursuant to the terms of the statute to try to resolve a dispute with the Association.  Both the homeowner and the Association must agree to mediate the dispute, and each side is responsible for splitting the cost of the mediation, including payment of a professional mediator.  The mediation process is an opportunity to reach an agreement to resolve a dispute – neither side gives up their right to go to court to have a judge resolve the dispute if the parties are not able to reach an agreement through mediation.  The specific process to initiate voluntary mediation is outlined in Section 7A-38.3F of the North Carolina General Statues.

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