Accessory Buildings" means buildings such as garages or other outbuildings located on a Lot or Los that complement the Residence and are not habitable.
"Completion" or "Substantial Completion" of a Residence means that state of completion whereby the Developer has provided its approval (in writing) of such completion and the Town of Creston has issued a Final Inspection that contains there are no further condition(s) to be satisfied, or if any condition(s) are expressed, all shall be minor in nature and be fully satisfied within three (3) months thereafter.
"Developer" means Hawk View Estates Ltd., its successors and assigns and any of the authorized agents.
"Farm Animals" means horses, cattle, sheep, goats, llamas, swine, poultry, mink and rabbits.
"First Inspection" means a written notice issued by the Town of Creston outlining that construction has been approved (that is subject to the Building Permit), or deficiencies in the said construction, which may or may not require correction prior to final approval of such construction.
"Junkyard" means an area where old or used materials, including but not limited to metals, paper, rags, tires, bottles, vehicles and or vehicle parts are bought, sold, stored, traded, collected, or handled in any manner whatsoever.
"Kennel" means a building, structure, compound, pens, cages or property where more than two dogs or cats are, or are intended to be trained, cared for, bred, medically treated, boarded or kept.
"Lot" or "Lots" means any on of the registered Fee-Simple lots as shown on plan NEP87108.
"Manufactured (and/or) Mobile Home" means a home which is registered under the Manufacture Home Act of British Columbia (or its subsequent replacement), or is eligible for registration under the said Act and/or a pre-manufactured residence unit (which may be manufactured under Canadian Standards Association format) that is suitable for year-round occupancy and is designated to be moved along a highway to a site which includes these types of residences that are commonly advertised for sale and referred to as "mobile homes" but intended to excluded "Stratford Homes".
"Owner" means a person or entity registered as the legal Fee-Simple owner of a Lot and their respective successors in title.
"Recreational Vehicle and/or RV" means a vehicle, trailer, coach, motor home, structure on conveyance designed to travel or be transported on the highways and constructed or equipped to be used as a temporary living or sleeping quarters by travelers.
"Residence" means a building consisting of one residence unit, which is occupied (or intended to be occupied) as a residence.
1. RESIDENCES AND ACCESSORY BUILDINGS
·No fifth-wheel trailers, travel trailers, motor homes, manufactured homes or other recreational vehicles shall be used as a primary residence. Recreational vehicle storage shall be as unobtrusive as possible.
·Only carports, storage sheds and other accessory buildings, which match the style and finish of the residence on the Lot, will be allowed.
2. SIZE AND HEIGHT
·For the purpose of calculating dimensions of a residence, the living area square footage of the said Residence shall be calculated exclusive of any covered extension, carport, patio, porch, or other accessory building.
·The main floor living area of a single level residence shall be not less than 1200 square feet and for a multi level residence the total living area shall be not less than 1800 square feet. The roof pitch of the residence cannot exceed a ratio of 7 and 12.
·No carport, storage shed or other accessory bulding shall exceed the height of the residence by more than 11.811 inches and all additions to the residence must have a continuation of the residence roof pitch. The roof pitch of the said building cannot exceed a ratio or 7 and 12. The roodfing material on such accessory building(s) shall match the main residence roof design and colour.
·It is intended that the Lots in the Development have relatively unimeded views of the Creston Valley. Therefore any Owner(s) of any Lot(s) shall not permit construction of any Residence and/or Accessory Buildings that will exceed a total height of more than 32 feet measured from a Lot ground elevation at the midpoint of the foundation exposure.
3. CONSTRUCTION GUIDELINES
·Building plans are to confirm to the requirements of this Building Scheme.
·Lot(s) are to be kept in a clean and orderly fashion during the period of construction. Garbage and construction debris is to be removed from the development of any Lot on a regular basis.
·No basement, garage or accessory buildings erected upon the Lots shall be used as a permanent residence or shall be used for a temporary residence during construction for longer than a six (6) month period.
4. ROOFING MATERIALS
·Roof colours will range from grey to black.
·All permited accessory buildings shall have their roof colours to conform to the roof colours of the principal residence.
5. EXTERIOR FINISHING
·Exterior finishes of buildings are to be neutral colours, brick, wood, decorative rock, stucco or wood composite. No vinyl siding, log homes manufactured or mobile homes are permitted.
·All permitted accessory building shall have their exterior finished to conform to the finish of the principal residence.
6. EXTERIOR COLOURS
·Subdued, natural colours are preferred and must be slearly indicated on the building plans.
·All permitted accessory building shall have their exterior colour to match the colour(s) of the principal residence.
·Minimum landscaping for front yards shall consist of grass accented by flowerbeds or shrubbery.
·All lots shall have driveways finished with concrete, exposed aggregate concrete, brick pavers or asphalt.
·Underground sprinkler systems are strongly recommended
·No trees, shrubs or other vegetation shall be planted which interfere with the visibility of the driveway of the adjacent Lot to the street.
No fence shall be erected, constructed, placed or maintained on the rear property line and the side property lines to the front of the residence on the Lots that is higher than one point five (1.5) meters.
9. TIME OF COMPLETION
The exterior of any residence, accessory building, or other improvements on a Lot must be finished within twenty-four (24) months of the date of commencing construction thereof.
10. ANIMALS AND PETS
·Any exterior facility for the pets shall be located in the rear of any Lot only.
·No kennels are permitted to be located in and/or upon any Lot.
11. GENERAL APPEARANCE AND MAINTENANCE
·No Lot or improvements (such as residences, fences or accessory buildings) shall be in a state of disrepair, unsightly or untidy. Improvements thereon shall be maintained at all times in a neat and attractive condition.
·Satellite receiving dishes are not permitted unless thay are less than thirty (30) inches in diametar and placed in a location which is not visually intrusive.
·No exterior radio antenna, CB antenna, television antenna or other antenna of any type shall be erected or maintained on any Lot.
·No billboards, placards, advertising or signs of any kind shall be erected or placed on any Lot, or in any window or door in any residence or accessory building on any Lot, except temporary signs indicating that the property is for sale or rent, signs such as "Block Parent" and signs displaying the Owner's name and address. Such signs to be of an ornamental nature and not to exceed 12" x 24".
·No lineal clotheslines shall be permitted on any Lot. Only umbrella clothes lines in the backyard of a Lot shall be permitted.
·Garbage storage shall be secure from animal interventions and be screened from view, other than on pick-up day.
·No jundyard is permitted on any Lot.
·The Developer, for such period of time as the Developer shall retain ownership of the Lots, and any registered Owner within this Phase 2 shall have the right to exercise any remedy at law or in equity for the enforcement of the Statutory Building Scheme
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We were one of the first to purchase our lot in Hawk View Estates, and never cease to be amazed at the spectacular views and constantly changing skies. A less than 3 minute commute to work is welcome after years spending hours each day in grid lock traffic! Fabulous neighbors, beautiful climate, it just doesn't get much better than this.