LAWN AND PROPERTY MAINTENANCE STANDARDS
These general standards have been created to insure our community will always have a positive appearance to all who may visit or consider living in our community. We hope the standards also provide information for those that have not had previous experience in this area.
LAWN, PLANTINGS AND BEDS STANDARDS
To be mowed weekly to a height of 3”- 31/2 “ during growing season (April through November) and be kept weed-free . All yard waste is to be removed from the property weekly.
Applications at least once in the spring (April) and once in the fall (September) with a slow-release fertilizer. It is recommended due to the poor soil conditions in our area that a third fertilization be applied each year and that a grub treatment be applied every other year.
Flower Beds, Shrubs and Trees
Beds are to be kept free of weeds and grasses at all times. Flower beds , shrubs and trees are to be edged at least twice a year. Shrubs are to be trimmed/pruned at least twice each year and any dead shrubs or trees are to be removed and replaced immediately.
Watering of yards is recommended at least twice a week during the dry summer months to prevent total yard loss. Each area should be watered for at least 40 minutes except between houses.
GENERAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE
Painted areas of house should normally be re-painted every 8-10 years or before if it shows wear.
Normally has a life of about 25-30 years after which it should be inspected and replaced when recommended.
Fencing should be maintained in good repair. Level, vertical, painted and clean.
Chimneys, Gutters and Downspouts
To be maintained in good repair with drainage pipes kept open.
All property owners must insure their properties do not violate any of the covenants or restrictions of our planned community. Any questions should be directed to Towne Properties at 937-222-2550
Mailbox and Lamppost
Mailbox must be maintained with no missing parts or numbers. Lampposts should not have any broken glass. Both should be straight and repainted every 8-10 years.
All property owners must insure their properties do not violate any of the covenants or restrictions of our planned community. Any questions should be directed to Towne Properties at 937-222-2250