Architectural Standards are intended to maintain consistent quality and architectural appeal that builders and homeowners can rely on. These standards will be a part of the purchase agreement, and homeowners association, and will survive the closing.
■ Yards (front, side, and back) are to have sod with a minimum 4 inches of topsoil and are to have sod within 30 days of completion of the home (weather dependent).
■ Front yard landscape plan shall be consistent with other units and approved separately from the building plans by the architectural committee.
■ Owners will be required to install one 2.5-inch caliper tree in the front yard. Type to be approved by the developer.
■ Lots shall be graded to the finished grading plan approved by the city.
■ Use of premium materials such as brick, natural stone, stucco, cementitious, or engineered wood siding or shake shingle siding are to be used on front elevations. Vinyl/metal siding can be utilized on the side and rear elevations. Architectural shingle with a 30-year life, Timberline or equal, shall be used on all roofs. All exterior materials, including color, to be approved in writing by the developer as part of architectural approval.
■ Ceilings on the first floor must have a minimum height of 9 feet.
■ Basements and second floor with a minimum of 8 feet.
■ All homes must have an attached 2-car garage.
■ Underground sprinkler system required in front, side, and back yard.