Architectural Review Committee (ARC)
If you plan to build a fence, add a porch or deck, remove and/or adding a tree/s, make changes or additions to the exterior of your home, etc. you must submit a request to the ARC. Unapproved changes may be required to be removed or restored to original. (Please refer to the Covenants & Restrictions and By-Laws for more information — or contact the ARC Committee(email@example.com).)If you are in doubt or have any questions please ask. Just send an email with specifics for the quickest response.
For requests, please download the ARC Request Form, fill it out and submit it to the ARC for approval. The more information that you provide the faster the approval process will be.
MAILBOX PARTS & REPAIR
Mailboxes must be maintained to the standards of the original mailbox. This includes the decor below the mailbox, address plate, and numbering on the address plate.
If replacing only the mailbox itself — it must be the same size and color (glossy black) and with red flag.
For complete replacement, replacement parts, prices and other mailbox issues, contact this vendor:
Alabama Mailbox, 205-594-4413, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.alabamamailbox.com
What is required for ALL Residential Architectural Reviews?
New Homes or Additions:
Two (2) copies of building plans, to scale, site plan, elevations, and landscaping plan. Exterior materials color chart of any/all supplies that are to be used. This includes brick, mortar, paint, stone, roofing, etc.
Copy of survey with proposed fence indicated in a dark or dotted line, indicate gates, height, style and materials.
(Contact: City of Margaret for required licenses, permits, etc.)
Copy of survey with proposed deck indicated: with dimensions, materials, colors, how roof will tie into home (if covered), back and side elevations. (Note: contact City of Margaret if roof line will be affected.)
Copy of survey with proposed patio indicated: with dimensions, thickness of concrete, any change in side (not to extend beyond house sides) and how it will be finished.
Screened Porch / Patio Covers:
Copy of survey with proposed porch indicated; with dimensions, materials, colors, how roof will tie into home, back and side elevations. (Note: contact City of Margaret if house roof line will be affected.)
Copy of survey with proposed sunroom indicated; with dimensions, materials, colors, how roof will tie into home, back and side elevations, and detailed information on windows/doors to be installed. (Note: contact City of Margaret if house roof line will be affected.)
Copy of landscaping plans to scale with the changes, type of plants/trees to be used and size of plant/tree. Example: 4-inch container 1-1½” caliper tree. Include copy of survey indicating area/areas to be planted, existing landscaping or any existing condition that pertains to proposed work.
Removal of trees:
Copy of the survey or detailed location showing the trees/trees to be removed and reason. Trees need to be marked.
Play sets, swings, trampolines, pergolas, awnings, storage buildings, landscape borders, etc.:
Copy of survey with the proposed location indicated. Include all details such as materials. Dimensions, styles, colors and if property is fenced. Picture (or emailed picture) of item would also be preferred.
Swimming or in-ground pools (if allowed per Covenants):
Copy of survey with pool indicated along with dimensions, any special features, pool location, equipment, existing/ proposed fence.
Sample with manufacturer name / color number are required. Specify what is to be painted/stained. Ex: trim, shutters, etc..
Sample, color, spec sheet and area where siding will be installed.
Copy of survey to scale with all indicated in a dark or bold line. Include details (type of materials, colors, dimensions, etc.).
Copy of survey to scale showing any changes/addition, with dimensions, thickness and how it will be finished.
Door or Window Installation/Replacement:
Picture or specs with location, dimensions, materials, and color of trim.
Lighting, Lawn or Home Ornaments, any changes to the house or property:
Picture with details, dimensions, colors, location, etc.
Other changes/Items not listed above: Contact Board, ARC or Management Company for additional information.