New fences are subject to approval per the construction guidelines and should be of a white open picket style and comply with the Architectural Guidelines which state the following:
Permanent structures or equipment that fall within the setback area are subject to a height restriction of 4’ from the approved grade level, allowing for the slope. These include but are not limited to fences, gates, garbage enclosures/receptacles and walls. Fences installed along the canal are subject to a height restriction of 3’. Boundary fences must be picket style, white in color and built in pressure treated wood or vinyl. Pickets dimension to be ¾” x 3 ½” with 1 ½” spacing between pickets minimum. The supporting posts to be 3 ½’ x 3 ½” min. at 6’ on center. The maintenance of the fences e.g. painting etc. is the full responsibility of the unit owners. No structure may be within 8’ of the roadside boundary save for driveways and pathways as set out above. Carports, sheds, gazebos and the like may not be inside the setback and dock areas.
The Grade or Ground is defined by the straight line connecting the asphalt road level to the level of the existing dock as built by the original developer.
The height of a fence to be installed along the side boundary is to be 48" maximum above the grade line.
No structure(s) built within the canal setback area should be higher than 48" measured from the grade line.
The definition of grade as described above is in accordance with parameters set forth by the original developer.
Supplied drawings should include a top elevation on a site plan and a side elevation per the attached example.
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