7 April 2022
April 7, 2022

Harbour Vista HOA
Rules and Regulations


    1. All dogs and cats must be under Owner’s control at all times. Dogs must be on a leash (not to exceed 6 feet in length) at all times while outside in the Common Areas of the community. Unleashed dogs in the Common Areas are subject to being turned over to the Orange County Animal Control and/or owner may be subject to fines. (Retractable leashes are not permitted)

    2. Food and water bowls for pets should be kept inside. Leaving bowls of food and water on patios or balconies is not allowed.

    3. Each condominium unit is limited to 2 pets (i.e. 2 dogs or 2 cats, or 1 dog and 1 cat). Per Section 8.06 of the CC&R’s

    4. The washing of pet waste and urine off patio balconies is not permitted and is a health hazard.

    5. Large aquariums over 50 gallons need to be approved by the Harbour Vista Architecture Committee unless on the ground floor. (No venomous reptiles permitted)

    6. Owners are responsible for the pets of guests and invitees who visit their unit or are within the community on their authority. Such pets are subject to the same restrictions as resident’s pets. No pet(s) of guests shall stay in the unit for more than 14 days (consecutive or staggered) in any one-year period without prior written permission of the Board.

    7. The Harbour Vista HOA has the following breed restrictions due to their documented issues with other people, dogs and/or pets: Pit Bulls, Rottweilers, Doberman Pinschers, and any mixes with these breeds. These breeds are not allowed within the community. (anyone currently in possession of one of these breeds will be grandfathered in. Once gone from the community, they cannot be replaced with a like-kind)

    8. No pet shall be allowed to become a nuisance. Owners of pets creating a nuisance or menace for residents are in violation of the Pet Rules and subject to action by the Board, which may include but is not limited to fines. The Board reserves the right to ask for the removal of an undesirable pet. If the owner does not comply, further steps will be taken by the HOA. Examples of nuisance behaviors for the purposes of these Harbour Vista HOA Rules and Regulations Pet Rules include but are not limited to:

      1. Pets whose unruly behavior causes personal injury, such as biting another pet or person, or property damage. Biting pets shall be muzzled.

      2. Pets that bark or make noise for an extended period of time (30 minutes or more in a 24 hour period.) causing a disturbance to any person at any time of day or night., or intermittent barking for sixty minutes or more in any twenty-four-hour period. A dog shall not be deemed a “barking dog” for purposes of this section if, at any time the dog is barking, a person is trespassing or threatening to trespass upon the owner’s residence where the dog is situated, or when the dog is being teased or provoked.

      3. Pets in common areas that are not under the complete physical control of the owner, or on a handheld leash of no more than six feet in length or in a pet carrier. (retractable leashes are not permitted)

      4. Pets that relieve themselves in inappropriate locations such as interior common area doorways, steps, breezeways, garage entrances, parking spaces, or sidewalks and the pet owner does not immediately and thoroughly clean up after the pet.
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