Homeowner Association Governing Documents

Covenants & Restrictions (pdf)

The association’s governing documents are made up of legally binding documents that are filed at the county office.

  1. Declarations: The real property covenants, filed with county clerk. Provides structural and use restrictions and creates the community association.
  2. Bylaws: The business practices of an HOA: who governs, how often, when/where/how do we meet and conduct business.
  3. Initial Rules: The rules flesh out the can’s and cant’s within the community.
  4. Guidelines: These are like rules except they are weighted toward structural/aesthetic restrictions. If you are interested in changing or adding something to your home or lot, please submit an application.

Abbot Lake – Amendment Declaration