This sections offers frequently asked questions from both current residents and potential residents.
Q: What information is available about the lampposts in front of the homes?
A: First of all, the maintenance and upkeep of the lamppost is the responsibility of the homeowner, however there are guidelines to follow. The information is listed in the Landscape / Architectural Manual – under section 3.19 Exterior Lighting: Type and placement of exterior lighting devices must be approved by the Committee. The concern is to eliminate glare and annoyance to adjacent property owners and passerby. All lampposts within Summerfield must be similar and painted dull black. The post height should be five feet tall with an eight to ten inch high, five or six sided globe with a pointed cap. For the “glass” lenses (which are actually plastic) and light bulbs, you can purchase them from the Summerfield Golf Pro Shop for $2.50 each.
Q: What information is there about mailboxes?
A: Information about mailboxes is listed in the Landscape / Architectural Manual – under section 3.17 Mailboxes: Mailboxes shall be of standard design. When replacing a mailbox, the replacement shall be the approved design per the Architectural Committee. Guidelines are available from the SCA Office or a Committee member. No other receptacles (newspaper, etc.) are permitted.
Q: What information is there about golf course screens?
A: Information about Golf Ball Screens is listed in the Landscape / Architectural Manual – under section 3.20 Golf Ball Screens: All improvements for the purpose of providing protective screening from errant golf balls much be reviewed and approved by the Committee prior to installation or construction. Acceptable materials and design guidelines are available from the SCA Office and/or a Committee member. Screening will be of a design that compliments the architecture of the residential unit and shall not obstruct the view of any other property.
Q: Can I install a solar panel and skylight at my home?
A: Information about Solar Panels and Skylights is listed in the Landscape / Architectural Manual – under section 3:13: Manufactured solar panels and skylights may be approved if they are installed in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendation and meet all requirements of the City of Tigard building code and all other agencies with oversight and permit authority. A copy of the SCA Solar Panel Guidelines must be attached to a Change Request for those installations. Copies are available at the SCA Office and from Committee members.
Q. Does the SCA Office provide notary services and general business assistance?
A: The SCA Office does not provide Notary Services. We recommend that you go to your bank that you do business with. The copy machine in the lobby of the Clubhouse is for your use. The cost is 5 cents per copy. To send a fax or to receive a fax is $1.00 per page.