Grand Junction, CO asked in Real Estate Law for Colorado

Q: is it true that if something isn't specifically prohibited in homeowner association covenants, then it is allowed

Some board members have decided to interpret the covenant 5.23 vehicles. " No snowmobiles, all terrain vehicles, or off-road vehicles shall be operated in River Terrace. No vehicles may be stored outdoors." that no rv's, travel trailers, campers, trailers can be parked anywhere on your property. These items are NEVER mentioned anywhere in the covenants and vehicles are not defined anywhere in the covenants.

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Donald C Eby
Donald C Eby
  • Colorado Springs, CO
  • Licensed in Colorado

A: You may want to consult with an attorney to respond to your HOA to dispute the HOA's overreaching attempt to enforce the convents.

The HOA only has the power specifically granted to it in the HOA documents.

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