Policies & Forms
All residential properties in Meadow Pointe I are subject to Chapter 2004-417, Florida Statutes which requires property owners to obtain Architectural Review (AR) for any new building or when making alterations or additions to the exterior of an existing building. This includes painting/repainting and roofing.
The CDD has 100s of approved color combinations which can be seen at the MP1 CDD office.
If you would like to change the exterior of your house (MP1 only), the Architecture Review Application must be completed and submitted to staff at the Clubhouse. If the colors are listed on the approved list, approval can be given at the clubhouse.
Every homeowner should have received a copy of their deed restrictions upon purchasing their home. Below is a list of the generic deed restrictions for all homes in Meadow Pointe 1. Please refer to your Declaration of Restriction for complete information. You can obtain a copy at the CDD Office.
Understanding Deed Restrictions for Meadow Pointe CDD
- Sheds. Every residential lot is allowed one utility building (shed). These are subject to architectural review by the CDD. (From Paragraph 1)
- Activity. No noxious or offensive activity is allowed on any lot (anything that may become an annoyance or nuisance to the neighborhood. (From Paragraph 6)
- Pets. Only dogs, cats or other household pets are permitted. No more that four (4) pets. They may not be kept, bred or maintained for commercial purposes. (From Paragraph 8)
- Signs. No sign other than one property “for sale or rent" sign can be displayed on any lot. It can be no bigger that two foot square and must be professionally lettered. No pool signs are permitted. (From Paragraph 9)
- Visible Containers. Garbage containers and above ground soft water and other tanks cannot be visible from the street or neighboring lots. Use a walled in area or screen with fencing or shrubbery. (From Paragraph 10)
- Fences. No chain link fencing is permitted. Check the Deed Restrictions for your property for restrictions on where a fence may be placed. (From Paragraph 11) Be sure to check county codes before installing a fence.
- Maintenance. Every residential lot (occupied or empty) must be kept reasonably clean and free from refuse, debris, unsightly growth (grass, shrubs, exterior home mold) and fire hazard. (From Paragraph 14 & 19)
- Easements. Drainage, utility and maintenance easements are noted on residential lot survey maps. Within these easements, residents cannot put fences, plantings or anything else that will block access. Residents owning property adjacent to ponds are responsible for mowing to the waters edge. (From Paragraph 15)
- Visible Vehicles. NO boat, boat trailer, camper, mobile home, travel trailer, van or truck over one ton capacity is permitted on any lot or street, unless inside a garage (or located on a lot so it isn’t visible from the street or neighboring lots. (From Paragraph 17)
- Mailbox. The standard white mailbox can be either vinyl or metal. The approved wood mail post must be painted with the two approved District colors and must be kept clean (free from dirt, mold) and maintained at all times. Mail Box Paint Colors: Base Beige Glidden GL6111, Trim Behr Harbor 4300. (From Paragraph 18)
- Visible Items. No vehicles (striped, wrecked, junked, dismantled or on blocks), no furniture or appliances designed for normal use or operation within (as distinguished from outside of) dwellings are permitted on a lot visible from the street or neighboring lots. (From Paragraph 19)
- Conservation Lots. There is NO USE of conservation (woods), wetlands, or buffer areas permitted. No activity, clearing, building, playing, planting is permitted. (From Paragraph 23)
- Pond Vegetation. Owners of lots adjacent to ponds CANNOT remove native vegetation (including cattails) growing within the littoral zones of their detention pond. Removal includes dredging, applying herbicides, and cutting. (From Paragraph 28)
All homeowners should have received a copy of their deed restrictions upon purchasing their home. Copies of these documents can be found at the CDD Office.
The Meadow Pointe CDD Board has restricted fishing to ponds 1, 2, and 25 (the two ponds at Clubhouse I and the pond at Pinedale Park). Trespassing on the property surrounding all other ponds in Meadow Pointe CDD is prohibited (except for maintenance and District personnel).
Property owners who own property on a pond are permitted to use their own property and the adjacent easement area to the waters edge. Pond property homeowners are not allowed to use the easement area that falls outside of these parameters.
Please remember that it is not recommended to eat fish caught from these ponds due to pollutants draining into the ponds.
What happened to my "Lake Front Property?" The community “lakes” were designed and intended to be incorporated into the community. The “lakes” are engineered stormwater management ponds which are intended to treat and store runoff from houses, yards, and streets.
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