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Santolina Park ARCIIITECTURAL GUIDELINES FOR BA~TOLINA PARK SUBDIVISION The following are architectural guidelines (the "Architectural Guidelines") which govern the design, construction and landscaping of all homes in Santolina Park Subdivision (the:'"Subdivision"). The Architectural Review Board (t~he "ARB"), which as of the date hereof consists of Donald Burns and others at Peachtree City Development Corp. ("PCDC") designated by him, will administer these guidelines and the Declaration of Covenants and Restrictions for Santolina Park Subdivision (the "Declaration") which Declaration is supplemental to these guidelines and is incorporated herein by this reference. The approvals required herein shall be granted or withheld by the ARB solely on the basis of the determination of the ARB as to whether a request for approval complies with these guidelines and the Declaration. In order to facilitate and expedite the approval process, any party (a "Builder") planning the construction of a home or landscaping or performing any other work on any lot (a "Lot") in the Subdivision should review these guidelines in conjunction with such planning and consult with the ARB with regard to the provisions of the guideline, s and/or the Declaration prior to the commencement of construction. Upon the completion of construction and the sale of the property to a resident homeowner (the "Homeowner") these guidelines shall continue to be applicable to any changes or modification made by the Homeowner to the improvement and the landscaping on the Lot. The intended purpose of these guidelines is to assure that all dwellings, other buildings and landscaping constructed, erected, placed or installed in the Subdivision shall be substantially the same in terms of quality of workmanship, materials and appearance. *Special Note: The builder's attention is also drawn to the Peachtree City Erosion Control Ordinance governing, among other things, the use and protection of buffer areas, as well as the requirements for lots adjacent to streams, ponds, lakes, etc. RESIDENTIAL DWELLINGS 1. Square Footage. The total living ~a of the main residential structure on any Lot in the Subdivision shall not have less than 1,800 square feet nor more than 2,500 square feet of enclosed heated area. These heated, enclosed living areas are exclusive, except where otherwise permitted, of garages, porches, "bonus" areas and basements at the time of the sale of such Lot by the Builder to a Homeowner. 2. Height. The main residential structure on any Lot shall not exceed three stories in height above grade as viewed from street level. 3. Residence Orientation; corder Lots. With regard' to corner Lots, the front of each such Lot shall be that Lot line having the shortest dimension on the abutting street; however, where corner Lots allow for the orientation of the main residential dwellings to be corner oriented, such orientation shall be allowed with ARS approval. 4. ResideDce orientation. will face the front of the Lot. The main residential dwelling 1. lleiqht. II. GARAGES AND DRIVEWAYS Garages shall not exceed 25 feet in height measured from the paved parking pad to the apex of the roof. 2. Size. No garages shall be constructed on any Lot of a size less than is necessary for the housing of two standard size (7' x 20') American cars or for more than three standard size American cars. Exception: Allowance is provided for golf cart storage within garage. 3. Garages shall open to the front or side unless an exception is approved by the ARB for a Lot for reasons related to topography, trees or building lines. Such exception must be requested when plans and specifications for any garage are submitted to the ARB for approval. 4. All garage doors (except pedestrian doors) shall be equipped with electric actuators. Garage doors shall be coordinated with all structures on the Lot and materials and colors for such doors shall be specified on the plans an~.:specifications submitted to the ARB for approval. ~ 5. Corner'Lot Driveways. All driveways on corner Lots shall be located toward the opposite side of the Lot from the corner. 6. Materials. Driveways must be paved with concrete, brick, exposed concrete aggregate, stamped concrete, or asphalt. 7. Finishinq. All concrete driveways shall have a light broom finish unless a similar texture is provided by stamped or exposed aggregate concrete, and joints shall be provided to control surface cracking. 8. Width. Driveways shall be a minimum of 10 feet and maximum of 16 feet in width. III. SITE PLANNING AND LANDSCAPING 1. Site planning and DesiqD. All structures with related .; improvements, paved and open areas, shall be located on each lot to: (a) Minimize changes in existing topography; (b) Preserve existing trees and vegetation to the maximum extent possible; (c) Control drainage and prevent erosion; and (d) Create prime views and conceal unsightly areas. 2. Landscape Plan. Prior to the installation of any landscaping or removal of existing vegetation, except as provided in Section IV of these guidelines, a landscape plan shall be submitted to the ARB for approval. Such plan shall be drawn to the scale representing one inch per twenty feet and shall as a minimum, contain the following information: (a) The names of the Subdivision, Builder or Homeowner, the landscape architect or person preparing the plan and the lot number; (b) Location of tree save areas; and (c) Location of areas to be landscaped and indiaation of the type, number and size of trees and shrubs to be used; (d) Location of driveways, walks, r~taining walls, septic tanks, drain fills, and all other improvements. 3. Lan~scaDe Guidelines. Natural wooded areas shall be supplemented with additional landscaping materials to cover areas that are bare and/or to control areas in which erosion may occur. Additionally, foundation' planting shall be implemented on the dwelling front and sides, as a minimum. 4. Trenched Areas. All trenched areas shall be filled and compacted so as to remain level with land adjacent to such areas. 5. Tree Removal: No pine trees having a diameter of six (6) inches or greater (measured four (4) feet above ground level) and no hardwood trees greater than six feet in height may be removed without prior written approval or as provided ~{erein. Tree removal shall be selective, replacing less desirable or valuable trees with more desirable specimens. 6. Soddinq. That portion of the front and side yards of any Lot not landscaped with planting beds or left in a natural.wooded setting shall be 100% sodded. IV. BUILDING PAD, CLEARING AND STAKING 1. Concurrent with approval by the ARB of plans and specifications for any Structure and prior to the commencement of any construction or grading on the Lot for which such plans and specifications were approved, the location of such Structure shall be clearly marked on such Lot. After such marking, the Owner or the Owner's contractor shall request that a representative of the ARB inspect the proposed location of the Structure as marked on the Lot to determine whether such location is consistent with the guidelines for location of buildings contained in these Architectural Guidelines. After receipt of such request, the ARB shall 1) inspect the proposed location of the Struature as marked 4 on the Lot, and 2) notify the Owner in writing of its approval or disapproval of the proposed location of the Structure. In any case in which the ARB shall disapprove the proposed location, or shall approve the same only as modified or upon specified conditions, such disapproval., or qualified approval shall be aacompanied by a statement of the grounds upon which such action was based. In any such case the ARB shall, if requested, make reasonable efforts to assist and advise the applicant in order that an acceptable location may be marked and submitted for approval. In no event shall the Builder or Homeowner allow any grading or cutting of trees on the Lot prior to approval of the proposed location by the ARB and receipt of a Development Permit. (2) There shall be no clearing in excess of twelve (12) feet beyond the building pad or three (3) feet beyond the driveway without the prior written approval of the ARB, which approval shall be in the form of a clearing permit ("Clearing Permit"), based on submittal by builder and approval of ARB of clearing plan. (3) Notwithstanding the foregoing, the clearing of the rear portion of any Lot up to a maximum of thirty (30) feet from the main plane of the largest portion of the rear of the primary residential structure is allowed. Clearing beyond the thirty (30) foot limit requires prior written approval of the ARB, which approval shall be in the form of a clearing permit ("Clearing Permit"), based on submittal by builder and approval of ARB of clearing plan. The Builder's attention is also drawn to the Peachtree City Erosion Control Ordinance governing, among other things, the use and protection of buffer areas, as well as the requirements for lots adjacent to streams., ponds, lakes, etc. (4) For removal of trees during clearing, see Section III (5) During approved construction, all vehicles in any way connected with such construction shall enter the Lot or Lots under construction only by tile driveway as approved in the plans and specifications by the ARB. In no event shall any driveways other than those approved by the ARB be constructed or used for temporary access to any Lot. All vehicles shall be parked at Lot so as to 5 avoid damage to trees, paving, curbs, improvements on the Lot. (6) Construction debris shall be gutters and any other removed, as often as necessary to keep the Lot and any Structure thereon attractive. Construction debris shall not be dumped in any area of the Development unless approved in writing by the ARB.' (7) Lots shall be graded in such a manner so as not to block any natural or manmade swales, ditches or drainage structures. Earth and hay berms shall be installed on Lots by the Builder or Homeowner thereof when, in the opinion of the ARB, such Lot may erode due to topography. Whenever possible, Lots shall drain independently rather than to adjoining Lots. Builder or Homeowner shall be held responsible for any damage caused to streams, pohds lakes, or adjoining lot(s) by erosion. V. BUILDING LOCATION 1. Set Back Lines. Except as hereinafter provided, no building or other structures, except as herein identified shall be located on any Lot in the Subdivision nearer to the ~ront Lot line than forty (40) feet nor nearer to the side lot line than ten (10) feet and no nearer to the rear lot line than thirty (30) feet. No building or other improvements (pools, decks, out buildings, etc.) shall be located on any Lot in the Subdivision nearer than fifteen (15) feet to the rear property line of any such Lot nor nearer to the side property line than fifteen (15) feet. VI. SIGNS & BILLBOARDS 1. Siqns; Generally. No signs shall be permitted on any Lot in the subdivision except as provided herein. 2. Sign Desigg. On individual single family Lots as to which permits have been issued by the City of Peachtree City and Peachtree city Development Corp. ("PCDC"), one sign measuring 28 inches x 42 inches of the design speoified by PCDC (a diagram of which is attached hereto) may be placed on each Lot. Builder and realtor signs are to be attached to this sign in the appropriate 6 ~ places and the permits from both the City of Peachtree City and PCDC shall be inserted into the plastic sleeves as indicated. 3. Pre-Sold or CoBtract Ilouses. With regard to contract or pre-sold houses, the Builder may display on the sign referred to in Item 2 above an ~ndication that any such house has been "pre-sold" or is "under contract". 4. Model Houses. With regard to model houses, the Builder may display a sign on a lot upon which a completely constructed and landscaped model house has been erected indicating such house represents that Builder's model product for the Subdivision. Such sign shall not exceed twenty (20) square feet in area and shall be professionally fabricated and installed. Prior to installation of said signage, the proposed design, size and format, materials and colors shall be submitted to the ARB for approval. The approved sign may be installed but shall replace any signage provided for in VI-2 of these guidelines. 5. Garaqe Sales, etc. Signs pertaining to garage sales, legal proceedings, political campaigns, "for sale" or "for rent" signs and other such signs, which do not exceed a f0Pr (4) squa're feet area, are allowed and are not subject to approval; provided however, no more than three (3) signs shall be permitted on any one Lot. 6. Numbe~. No more than one sign shall be placed on any Lot, except has provided herein. 7. Removal. PCDC, the ARB or their agents shall have the right to enter upon any Lot to remove any sign not complying with the foregoing. VII. ELEVATION 1. Multi-fronted Lots. The exterior elevations of the improvements constructed on all multiple fronted Lots in the Subdivision (corner Lots, lake and greenbelt Lots) shall receive as much attention to design as the front elevation of such improvements. , an area larger than six (6) square feet. Gable Louvers. Front facing gable louvers shall not have VIII. EXTERIOR COLORS AND MATERIALS : 1. Exterior Colors and Materials. All exterior colors and materials of all Structures shall be specified in the plans and specifications submitted to the ARB for approval and shall be subject to the color and material guidelines contained in these Architectural Guidelines. 2. Initial Color and Materials Scheme; Approval. The initial exterior colors and materials of .the main residential dwelling and garage, if applicable, shall be subject to the approval of the ARB. 3. Chanqe of Color and Materials; ~pp¥oval. No Homeowner shall change the exterior or colors or materials of any residence or garage, if applicable, without the prior written approval of the ARB. 4. Approval. Any request for the approval of exterior colors or materials must be presented in such a manner that the ARB can determine how the color or material will appear on %~e substrate or structure to which it is to be applied. 5. Materials and Colors Guidelines. A. Materials. (1) A minimum number of exterior materials shall be used on Structures to avoid a cluttered appearance. Where two materials are used (in addition to glass), one shall be dominant. (2) Secondary materials, when used, shall compliment the dominant material in texture and color. (3) Recommended materials include: (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) (4) natural wood siding; brick, stone, stucco; natural Cedar shakes or shingles; Fiberglass/asphalt shingles; wood garage doors of simple design. Unacceptable materials include: ! (a) artificial brick or stone; (b) color coatings which simulate materials; (c) unnatural tones of brick and:stones; (~) visible mill (silver) finish and aluminum' flashing; (e) unfinished standard concrete masonry units (blocks). natural (5) The exterior materials of all Structures on all Lots shall be harmonious and complementary. B. Colors. (1) The exterior colors of the walls and roof of a single-family residential Structure shall be compatible a~d harmonious with the colors of nearby single-family residential Structures. Highly reflective colors shall be avoided. (2) A minimum number of exterior colors shall be used. When more than one color is used, one shall be clearly dominant. (3) Secondary colors shall be: (a) compatible with the dominant co~rs; and (b) limited to architectural details such as fascia frames and other building trim. (4) High contrast colors, when used on Structures shall be limited to architectural'elements such as entry doors. (5) The colors of walls of adjacent single-family residential Structures shall not be the same. (6) The natural color of brick and stone shall not be altered with paint or stain. IX. ROOFS 1. Peaked Roof. The minimum allowable roof pitch shall be 6/12 with the exception of a roof garden or deck, or as herein provided. 2. Shed Type Roof. Shed type roofs having an area in excess of sixty (60) square feet of maximum roof area are prohibited, unless in the opinion of the ARB, this roof type represents a significant architectural element in the house design. 3. shingles; Overhang. Shingles shall be installed so that such shingles do not extend beyond the roof line~.~more than three- fourths (3/4) inch. Shingles shall not fall in~o gutter system. 4. Roofing Material. Roof materials may be standing or batten seam metal, copper, metal shingles, clay tile, slate, concrete tile, fiberglass/asphalt shingles or similar roofing material. ROOF ACCESSORIES Stack vents; etc. Ail stack vents, attic ventilators, and similar roof penetrations shall be located on the rear slope of the roof in such a manner so that they cannot be viewed from the street on which the main residential dwelling fronts. 2. Roof Accessories. Ail exposed roof accessories including, without limitation, stack vents, roof flashings, attic ventilators, metal chimney caps, skylight curbs and solar collector frames shall match the color of the roofing material or shall be of a compatible color. XI. VENEER MATERIAL USAGE 1. Foundation Materials. All foundations must be of masonry or masonry veneer construction. 2. Foundatiog EXposure. Not more than eight (8) inches of any concrete or concrete masonry unit may be exposed to view from any street, golf cart path, or lake. 3. Wall Coverage. The exterior wall of any dwelling constructed if masonry is used, shall consist, as a minimum, of masonry construction covering the front exterior wall area, and shall wrap around to sides at least 16". This masonry coverage is exclusive of door and window openings, architectural accents and porch or deck construction. 4. If the use of masonry does not comply with Paragraph 3., above, then the use of masonry shal~ not exceed 60% of a street 10 facing elevation, for exterior wall accent purposes only. 5. Masonry Defined. Masonry, as used herein, shall include brick, brick veneer, stone, stone veneer% glass, glass block, stucco or other masonry type construction or a.combination thereof. XII. CHIMNEYS 1. No Suspended Chimneys. Ail fireplace chimneys shall be continuous in structural form from elevation grade to chimney cap. XIII. ~NTENNAE No radio or TV receiving or transmission antennae or dish antennae shall be permitted without ARB approval. In the event any such antenna, tower or dish is approved, the maximum height thereof shall be 35 feet above the elevation grade line, must be at least 35 feet from the nearest property line and shall not be visible from any street. XVI. WINDOWS, DOORS AND SCREENS .; Material & Type. Windows and doors shall be of wood or metal. 2. Tinted Glass. Tinted window glazing is permitted; provided, however, that reflecting glazing is prohibited. 3. Exceptions. Leaded, beveled or similar type glass !in wood frame) in lieu of insulted windows is allowable. Solarium window units, if insulated may be of bronzed anodized or white aluminum frame if not visible from any street. XV. DISBURSEMENT OF HOUSING STYLES 1. Similar Floor Plans. Residences having same or similar floor plans and elevations shall have an six (6) lot separation, minimum. Residences having same or similar floor plans but differing elevations shall have a three (3) lot separation, minimum. XVI. , 11 TEMPORARY STRUCTUreS. 1. Temporary Structures. Construotio~ ~r Use. With ARB approval, a Builder who is constructing a residential dwelling on a Lot may during the period of construction of such~dwelling erect, place or maintain on a Lot facilities which may include model houses, signs, portable toilet facilities and construction refuse dumpsters. 2. ConstructioD Office. Construction offices and storage areas shall not be permitted in any form. XVII. OUT BUILDINGS 1. Out Buildinqs - Generally. No out building structures may be placed, erected, moved or maintained on any Lot in ~he Subdivision except with the prior approval of the ARB and then not unless such structure is architecturally consistent with the main residential structure in terms of the design, materials and color and is designed, located and constructed to minimize its visual impact within the Subdivision. XVIII. FENCE AND PRIVATE WALL CRITERIA installed written approval of ARB. 2. Fence Styles and Materials. Any request for shall comply with one or more of the following: Approval Required. No fence shall be constructed, or maintained in the Subdivision without the prior a fence (a) Fences shall be limited to a maximum height of six (6) feet (except as provided herein); fence posts, columns, or decorative elements may be up to twelve (12) inches higher than the maximum fence height. (b) Privacy structures and courtyard enclosures shall be limited to a maximum height of ten (10) feet and must be constructed, installed and maintained in such a manner that they are architecturally compatible in terms of design, materials and color with the main residential structure on the Lot and comply with all front, side and rear building set back lines. (c) All fencing on the side and rear yard of double frontage (corner Lots and Lots which front on a s~:eet and lake or greenbelt) may 9nly be steel fences, wrought ~ron fences, cast aluminum fences (with or without columns), or wooded two or three rail smooth finished wooded fences (with or withou~ wire backing) (wire backing of galvanized or mill finished aluminum wire or any other such material is not acceptable). (d) With respect to lots which have a rear line or side line fronting on a street (or a greenbelt adjacent to a street), the fencing with respect to that portion of the rear yard and/or side yard adjacent to the street (or greenbelt) may be a decorative wood fence or other material of solid or open design to provide for privacy. In the event existing vegetation does not, in the sole opinion of the ARB, adequately screen the fence from street view, additional planting shall be required. (e) Notwithstanding the foregoing,', in no event shall such privacy structures, courtyard enclosures or fences restrict the view of significant vistas such as a pond or lakg0from adjacent dwellings. (f) At the sole discretion of ARB, additional planting may be required by ARB as a condition to the installation of fences with respect to lot lines adjacent to greenbelts with cart paths. 3. Types and Styles Prohibited. No chain link fence (except in conjunction with a tennis court as herein provided) or wire fence (except in conjunction with a wooden rail fence as herein provided) of any type is permitted. 4. Tennis court FeDcing. The use of chain link fencing surrounding a tennis court is permissible provided the fencing is vinyl coated or painted so as to subdue its galvanized appearance and visibly blend with the natural surroundings. The maximum height of fencing surrounding a tennis court shall be ten (10) feet above grade. 5. Lot Front OrientatioB. That portion of the fence facing the front Lot line or any street sh~ll be constructed in such a 13 : manner that it is architecturally compatible with the main residential structure in terms of design, color and materials. X I X. ~ ~N~RG¥ CONSERVATION EOUIPMENT No solar energy panels, attendant hardware or other energy conservation equipment shall be constructed or installed on the main residential dwelling, the garage or any out building without the prior written approval of the ARB. Among the considerations given by the ARB to the approval of energy conservation equipment will be its determination, in its sole opinion, as to whether the same are an integral and harmonious part of the architectural design of the structure to which such equipment is to be attached. XX. MAILBOXES No mailbox or newspaper box or other receptacle of any kind used for the receipt of mail, newspapers or similar material shall design, size, be erected or installed at any Lot unless ~ its materials and colors have been approved by the ARB. XXI. SWIMMING pOO~S 1. No above-ground swimming pools shall be permitted. 2. Construction of in-ground swimming pools, including decks or paved areas surrounding any such pool, shall require ARB approval and shall comply with all safety requirements promulgated. by any governmental authority, state or municipal, having jurisdiction over such matters. 3. No swimming pool or the amenities associated therewith shall be located nearer than fifteen property line. feet to a rear or side XXII. RECREATIONAL VEHICLES AND TRAILERS No trailer, trailer house, camper, boat or recreational vehicle shall be parked on any lot, except on such parking areas as approved by the ARB or within enc%Osures or behind screening 14 : erected in accordance with plans and specifications submitted to and approved by the ARB as required by these Architectural Guidelines. In addition, no automobile, truck, o~other motorized vehicle may be kept outside a garage unless such ~ehicle has an up- to-date registration. XXIII. APPURTENANT DECORATIONS Unless approved by the ARB, no decorative or recreational appurtenances including, without limitation, decorative embellishments, trampolines and skateboard ramps, tree houses, deer stands, play houses, swing sets, etc. shall be placed on front lawns or on any area that is visible from main street. XXIV. AIR CONDITIONING"UN%TS Except as may be specifically approved by the ARB, no window air conditioning units may be installed. XXV. SUBMISSION AND APPROVAL .; 1. No structure shall be commenced, erected, placed, moved onto or permitted to remain on any Lot nor shall any existing Structure upon any Lot be altered in any way which materially changes the exterior appearance of the Structure or Lot, unless plans and specifications therefor shall have been submitted to and approved in writing by the ARB. Two sets of plans and specifications shall be submitted and shall contain such information as may be reasonably required by the ARB in the Architectural Guidelines, including, without being limited to: (a) a site plan (scale: one inch equals twenty feet) showing the location of all proposed and existing Structures on the Lot including the number thereof; (b) a clearing plan, if proposed clearing exceeds that allowed by Section IV of these Guidelines; (c) a foundation plan; (d) a floor plan; , '": ' ""~'"" ' (e) exterior elevations of all proposed~'!.Structures and alterations to existing Structures, as '?' such Structures will appear after all backfilling and landscaping are completed; (f) ~pecifications of materials, color scheme, lighting scheme and other details affecting the exterior appearance of all proposed. /- Structures and alterations to existing Structures; and (g) plans for landscaping and grading.. Concurrent with plans and specifications submittal, the Builder shall clearly mark the location(s) of ~all structures proposed to be constructed on the Lot. Such marking shall be in the form .of staking the outermost corners of the proposed improvements; structure(s), driveways, turnarounds,.etc. As part of the approval process, the ARB shall inspect- the proposed location(s) of the improvements as marked on the Lot to determine whether such location(s) is (are) consistent'with the guidelines for locating buildings and other improvements, contained in the Architectural Guidelines. 3. Items (f) and (g) of paragraph I, this section may be submitted separately but prior to implementati6n of the construction or improvements covered by said items. 4. Plans and specifications shall be either approved or disapproved by the ARB. If the plans and specifications are approved, one set of the plans and specifications will be returned to the Builder on which the approval of the ARB has been noted. Upon ARB approval, the Development. Permit will be issued. If the plans are disapproved, one set of the plans and specifications will be returned to the BU'ilder with a note from'the ARB specifying the basis upon which the disapproval is based and, to the extent possible, advising the Builder of the changes to the plans and specifications or requesting additional information from the. Builder, which is required before the plans and specifications can be approved. 16 5. Ail plans and specifications required to be submitted to the ARB shall be delivered to the following address: Peachtree city Development Cgrp. 200 Westpark Drive/Suite 300, ': '. Peachtree City, GA 30269 XXVI. EN FORCEMEN%' The guidelines and the Declaration are an important part of the consideration of The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States ("Equitable") in connection with the'sale of any Lot or Lots to a Builder and the ARB, Equitable, or PCDC acting on behalf of the Equitable, shall have the right t~o enforce these guidelines and the Declaration by withholding or revoking permits, or assessing monetary fines against a..ny Builder or llomeowner 'in violation of these guideliues or the Declaration or by bringing injunctive or other legal action in any court of competent jurisdiction. Such enforcement rights shall be cumulative in nature and Equitable -shall have the aforesaid rights notwithstanding the fact that it may no longer own any Lot or Lots in the Subdivision. Any fines'so imposed and collected shall be retained by the ARB to defray the cost incurred in the enforcement of these guidelines and the Declaration. 17