Governing Documents

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Posted in order of precedence.


Declaration of Restrictions

  • Document filed in the real estate records of Marion county where property is located, and incorporated by reference into the deeds of every property located within the described area, setting out the rules and regulations pertaining to those properties. It is commonly used to spell out restrictive covenants in neighborhoods.

Articles of Incorporation

  • Document filed with a government body to legally document the creation of a corporation. Articles of incorporation must contain pertinent information such as the firm’s name, street address, agent for service of process and the amount and type of stock to be issued.

Corporate Bylaws

  • A detailed set of rules adopted by a corporation’s board of directors after the company has been incorporated. They are an important legal document for a corporation to have in place as they specify its internal management structure and how it will be run.

Rules and Regulations

  • Home Owner Association rules and regulations.

Standard Operating Procedures

  • Guidelines for job functions and duties as well as the schedule of fines. Member access only.

Enforcement Resolution

  • Procedure used for handling complaints and enforcement of violations of the governing documents.