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Commercial Vehicle Restrictions: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Clayton & McCulloh | Nov 18, 2022

Many individuals believe that commercial vehicles, or at least certain types of commercial vehicles, hurt property values and negatively affect a community’s desirability. Of course, the type of commercial vehicles a community may want to prohibit or restrict may vary significantly. By way of… Continue reading

Commercial Vehicle Restrictions: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Clayton & McCulloh | Nov 18, 2022

Many individuals believe that commercial vehicles, or at least certain types of commercial vehicles, hurt property values and negatively affect a community’s desirability. Of course, the type of commercial vehicles a community may want to prohibit or restrict may vary significantly. By way of… Continue reading

You Didn’t Timely File Your Corporate Report??

David Batan | Aug 19, 2022

So, what happens when your Association doesn’t submit it’s filed annual report on time? Short answer: nothing good. As you likely know, filing a corporate report each year with the Florida Department of Corporations is a statutory requirement – regardless of what type of Association you are. Continue reading

Explosive Situations - Can My Association Restrict Fireworks?

Clayton & McCulloh | Jun 24, 2022

Many of our Fourth of July festivities will include friends and family, barbecues, and fireworks. Although many attend fireworks celebrations hosted in the community, many of us also love smaller-scale fireworks events in our neighborhoods and driveways. This begs, the question: what can and can't… Continue reading

Don’t let your control go bye-bye

Clayton & McCulloh | Jun 14, 2022

Given their age, many Florida community associations are (often unknowingly) allowing their covenants to expire. Unfortunately not all such communities choose to use an attorney, or at least one whose procedures include notifying associations in advance that their covenants will expire under the… Continue reading

Holiday Décor: Ho Ho Ho, or Bah Humbug?!

Clayton & McCulloh | Jan 03, 2022

The holidays can bring out the best in a community: parties, lights, statues, and festive adornments throughout the neighborhood are common and largely welcomed in community associations. However, there is certainly disparity between what some members adore as tasteful, festive, and appropriate… Continue reading

Notice of Late Assessment Made Simple

Clayton & McCulloh | Nov 19, 2021

In June, we notified readers that beginning July 1, 2021, the Florida Statutes would begin requiring a Notice of Late Assessment (“NLA”) as the new “first step” in the community association assessment collection process. Continue reading