Rules and Regulations of the Channel Lake Bluffs Association

It was resolved by members assembled on July 11, 2009 at the annual meeting of Channel Lake Bluffs Association that the following guidelines be adopted for the conduct of members, residents, guests, and renters of the members within the boundaries governed by this association.

  1. Speed limit of motor vehicles within Channel Lakes Bluffs Association subdivision is mandated per state regulations.
  1. No parking on any roads or shoulders of the subdivision. Drivers are permitted to load and unload passengers, but no cars are to be left driverless at any time.
  1. Radios and TV’s must be at low volume after 10:00 p.m.
  1. No one is allowed on the beach or in the park after 10:00 p.m
  1. No food or alcohol allowed on the beach or in the park. No glass or cans allowed in the park or on the beach at any time. Plastic bottles are permitted.
  2. No pets are allowed to run loose in the subdivision.
  3. Please be a responsible pet owner by keeping your pet leashed when walking around the subdivision and cleaning up after your pet…every time.
  4. If members are one year behind in paying their CLBA homeowners assessment, all CLBA privileges and the use of association property will be denied to the resident, their families and friends.
  5. No motorized vehicles on Lot A. Lot A and beach area restricted to emergency and maintenance vehicles only.
  6. No fishing allowed in swimming area at any time.
  7. No running on piers. No bicycles on piers.
  8. No boats permitted to land or tie up in swimming area at any time.
  9. All children under the age of 16 years must be supervised by a person 16 years of age or older at the beach. No one under the age of 17 years is allowed to have guests unless an adult is in attendance with them.
  10. Guidelines for owners of record of rental property – owners of record prior to January 1, 2002 are grandfathered in. After January 1, 2002 the following apply:
    1. All owners of record would file a registration form to include current addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses (if applicable) along with updates as to the current ownership of the home. All forms would need to be received by the board within 30 days of the tenant moving in.
    2. To transfer benefits and privileges to a tenant, an owner of record would need to file a “transfer of benefits” form with the board along with a non-refundable filing fee of $25.00. This fee is set to handle the extra paperwork that the secretary would be required to keep up to date on the owner of record.
    3. Releasing of keys and beach tags to non-owners is not allowed. If an Owner wishes to release keys and tags to a non-owner renter, a $350.00 refundable deposit is required which would be refunded when keys and tags are returned.  The $350.00 deposit would apply whether keys and tags are issued separately or together.
    4. No privileges will be extended to either the homeowner or the tenant if the assessments are in arrears.
    5. Assessments are the sole responsibility of the owner of record.
    6. Disputes between owners of record and tenants are to be settled between the two parties.
    7. Landlords must be represented in person or by proxy at the annual meeting if their eligible vote(s) are to qualify for inclusion in the majority votes necessary to hold the annual meeting.

Revised: September 2023