The unit's water must be shut off if the unit is going to be vacant for more than seven days. Water heaters must be replaced within the warranty period. Washing machine hoses must be made of heavy reinforced rubber as manufactured by Floodchek or approved equal.
During hurricane season, June 1st through November 30th, residents who vacate units for more than 1 week must remove all furniture and other objects from lanai before leaving, except those units with hurricane shutters against screen of lanai (six inches away).
During hurricane season, if it becomes necessary
for Seaplace staff to remove furniture, etc. from the lanai, there will be a
charge of $100
Smoking is only permitted within units.
A "Guest" is an individual who is invited by a resident to visit a unit and utilize the common areas without exchanging money with the resident for that usage. Residents are responsible and liable for their guests and shall make sure that they adhere to the Rules and Regulations of Seaplace.
Owners may not permit occupation of their units in their absence, on more than four occasions in any calendar year, by house guests who are not immediate family (fathers, mothers, sons, daughters, brothers, sisters, and grandchildren of the owner or owners, or their spouses). A list of immediate family members must be on file in the office or any usage will be considered non-family. Guests or lessees may not allow anyone else to use the unit in their absence.
Office staff must be notified prior to guests' arrival. Guests must sign in with Security at the South gate when first entering Seaplace.
A "Day Guest" is an individual who is invited by a resident but does not occupy the premises overnight. All Day Guests must be accompanied by the resident while using Seaplace facilities. Residents must notify Security prior to arrival of Day Guests.
All renovations and/or modifications must be submitted to the office for approval prior to the beginning of the project. Such projects are subject to inspection by the Association.
Workers are prohibited from using Seaplace luggage and grocery carts. Workers caught using the carts will be charged $50 per occurrence. Walkways outside units may not be used to perform any work and must be kept clear of obstructions and debris. Daily cleanup and removal of debris from Seaplace property is required. Any damage or cleanup caused by workers to the common elements will be the responsibility of the owner. Workers who do not cooperate with the maintenance Department will be required to leave the property and will not be permitted to return.
Longboat Key ordinance prohibits owners from allowing construction, delivery of materials and equipment, and non-emergency repair activities to occur, regardless of who is performing such activities, before 8:00 a.m. and after 5:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday and all day Sunday. Contractor work on Saturdays and Seaplace holidays is allowed only with prior office approval.
No floor covering utilizing hard materials may be installed in any unit without obtaining prior approval from the Association. Inspection of a sound proofing underlayment is required prior to installation of hard flooring. A waterproof membrane must be installed and inspected on the lanai floor prior to tiling or retiling.
Floor Covering Application
Floor Covering Installation Rules
Owners and lessees may park only in parking spaces assigned to the unit they occupy. Owners may receive permission from the office to use a guest space on an available basis for a limited time for cars in excess of the spaces they own. Parking spaces designated as loading and unloading areas may be used only for that purpose.
No one is permitted to park in a space belonging to another owner without the permission of that owner and only after the office has been notified. Vehicles parked without permission of the space owner may be towed in accordance with Florida Statute 715.07, which states that the owner of the vehicle shall pay the cost of towing and storage.
Parking spaces are limited to private passenger vehicles. Spaces may not be used for parking of commercial vehicles, altered vehicles, boats, trailers, RV's, equipment or any other personal property without advance approval from the Association Manager and for a time not to exceed 24 hours.
Vehicles parked on Seaplace grounds must be maintained in good repair and appearance, as determined by the Board of Directors, and have current license registration. After notice to the owner, vehicles in violation may be towed from the property at the owner's expense in accordance with Florida Statute 715.07.
Owners' vehicles must display a bar code decal. Lessees must obtain a bar code decal upon arriving at a cost of $10 per year. When on owner uses a short-term rental or other temporary substitute vehicle, a bar code decal or mirror tag must be obtained from Security.
Any residents leaving a vehicle on Seaplace property while not in residence must notify the office where car keys are located in the unit. If keys cannot be located, vehicle will be towed at owner's expense.
All car refuse must be deposited in the trash receptacle. After use, the water must be turned off, the water pressure released, and the hose rewound on the hose caddy.