Guideline No. 48b – Security Cameras

An Exterior Alteration Application will be required for all exterior security cameras.

Exterior Alteration Application Requirements

The application must include:

  • Diagrammed plot plan showing the location of the cameras. Note: Applications without a diagrammed plot plan will not be accepted.
  • Aim and reach area of camera.
  • Style, size, scope (range), number of proposed cameras.
  • Description of the impact on neighboring properties.
  • Manufacturer’s drawing and/or photograph, if available.
Approval

Your application will most likely be approved if it meets the following criteria:

  1. Consideration is given to the impact on neighboring properties.
  2. The cameras are carefully aimed so that they COVER or survey a specific area, which is totally within the applicant’s property and not where there is a reasonable expectation of privacy.
  3. Number (amount) of security cameras is reasonable to the size and scale of the property.
  4. Cameras do not detract from the residence’s appearance or the residential look of the neighborhood.
  5. All camera equipment is inconspicuous or painted to match the color of the surface to which it is attached.

NOTE: Exterior Alterations of this type must be considered more carefully because of the impact on neighboring properties.

Guideline No. 52 – Skylights – Fast Track Available

An Exterior Alteration Application will be required for skylights and or tubular skylights.

Exterior Alteration Application Requirements

The applications must include:

  • Diagrammed plot plan indicating the location of the skylight. Note: Applications without a diagrammed plot plan will not be accepted.
  • An elevation view of roof with skylight or tubular skylight.
  • Information on all material to be used.
  • Color of frame and trim.
Approval

Your application will most likely be approved if it meets the following criteria:

  1. The size and position of skylights on roof planes complement the overall design of the home.
  2. Skylights are made of clear materials, such as acrylic, glass, Lexan, fiberglass, or thermalized glass (acrylic).
  3. The location will not result in undue outside reflection during the day and night.
  4. Skylight is self-flashing (has its own aluminum mount).

Guideline No. 53a – Solar Collector Panels (Roof/House Mounted)

An Exterior Alteration Application must be submitted for all Solar Panels.

Exterior Alteration Application Requirements

The application must include:

  • Diagrammed plot plan. Note: Applications without a diagrammed plot plan will not be accepted.
  • Elevation drawings of the house showing the appearance of the collector, collector panel size and number of panels to be installed.
  • Material and color of the collectors.
  • Details of how the collector edges will meet the roof.
  • Materials and a manufacturer’s drawing and/or photograph.
  • Description of where the inverter will be located.
  • Description of the location and placement of the conduits, electric panel, and utility meter, as applicable.
 Approval

Your application will most likely be approved if it meets the following criteria:

  1. Collectors should be located to give maximum advantage.
  2. Large collectors on a sloping roof should appear to be flush with the roof and not lying on top.
  3. All trim should be painted to match the background color of the roof or house trim, where attached.
  4. All pipe work is concealed.

Guideline No. 53b – Solar Collectors/Panels (Free Standing)

An Exterior Alteration Application must be submitted for all free-standing Solar Collectors.

Exterior Alteration Application Requirements

The application must include:

  • Diagrammed plot plan showing the location of the free-standing panels. Note: Applications without a diagrammed plot plan will not be accepted.
  • Elevation drawings of the house showing the appearance of the collector, collector panel size and number of panels to be installed.
Approval

Your application will most likely be approved if it meets the following criteria:

  1. Permanent location of the solar structure is within the rear sightlines of the house; and this has been indicated on the plat plan.
  2. Dimensions of the solar structure as provided.
  3. The distances of the solar structure from the house, side property line and rear property line have been drawn on the plot plan.
  4. Dimensions and materials of the platform on which the solar structure will be mounted have been described.
  5. Description of the plant material to be used for screening (deciduous or evergreen), to include the height of the plant screening material at installation and heights of plant material at maturity has been included.
  6. The exact location/placement of plant material to be used for screening has been indicated.