RIVER COUNTRY ESTATES
River Country Estates Owners' Association, Inc.
5331 Commercial Way Suite 106
Spring Hill, Florida 34606
RULES AND REGULATIONS
Please contact us for the most recent updates to these Rules and Regulations: (352) 596-0740.
A. The Park is the private property of the River Country Estates Owners' Association, Inc. Its use is reserved solely for River Country Estates' property owners and their invited guests.
B. Property owners are responsible for the conduct of their invited guests and ensuring that the Park is used in accordance with all Rules and Regulations.
C. All requests for variances or exceptions to the Rules and Regulations must be submitted, in writing, to the Board of Directors.
D. Parents or guardians will be held strictly responsible and accountable for the actions of minors in regard to any violation of Park Rules and Regulations.
2. PARK HOURS:
Sunrise to Sunset. PARK IS CLOSED FROM DUSK UNTIL DAWN:
While in the Park no person shall make excessive or unnecessary noise.
4. PRESERVATION OF PROPERTY:
A. No person shall willfully mark, deface, displace, damage or remove any public utility or Park property. If so done, restoration will be made at the expense of the violator.
B. No person shall add any structures, plants or shrubs, unless approved in writing by the Board of Directors.
C. No person shall cut, carve, remove or injure trees or plants, or attach any rope, wire or other contrivances to any tree or plant.
5. PROTECTION AND PRESERVATION OF WILDLIFE:
No person shall molest or harm any wild creature. Dangerous creatures will be removed by Wildlife Officials.
6. PIER AREA:
A. Fishing for recreation is authorized. Florida catch limitations apply, as do licensing and permit requirements.
B. The Pier must be kept clean.
C. No refuse, trash or oil shall be dumped into the lake.
D. No water shall be pumped from the lake for a property owner's personal use. Any unauthorized pipes (PVC or otherwise) will be cut.
7. RECREATION ACTIVITIES:
While using the Park, it is the responsibility of each visitor to conduct his activities in such a manner so as to prevent injury to or loss of life of any person.
No swimming or wading in the lake is allowed.
No boating, rafting, tubing or floating in the lake is allowed.
10. HUNTING AND FIREARMS:
A. No hunting or trapping is permitted.
B. Weapons of any description are prohibited in the Park.
11. PICNIC AREAS AND USE:
A. No fires are permitted, except in an approved grill; and such fires must be extinguished before leaving the area.
B. Trash shall be placed in disposal receptacles where provided. If there are no such receptacles available, refuse shall be carried away from the Park area by the person(s) bringing it into the Park.
A. Games may be played only in the areas specifically designated for such games. League play is prohibited.
B. Tennis Court entry will be by use of a key issued to the property owner. Anyone climbing over the fence will be considered trespassing. Posted rules of play must be observed.
13. DOMESTIC ANIMALS:
A. All domestic animals other than dogs and cats are prohibited. Dogs and cats shall at all times be restrained and on an adequate leash not greater than six (6) feet in length. The owner or caretaker is responsible for the immediate removal of any solid excreta deposited by their animal. Violations shall be reported to the County, and subject to County penalties.
B. The Board of Directors may make exceptions for demonstrations and petting animals at special events.
14. TOY FIREARMS, FIREWORKS AND EXPLOSIVES:
A. No person shall at any time bring into, have in their possession or discharge anywhere in the Park a dangerous toy or instrument that discharges projectiles.
B. No person shall bring into the Park any fireworks of any type or have in their possession explosives or inflammable material other than fuel for maintenance equipment.
15. POLLUTION OF WATERS:
Using the lake, storm sewers or drains flowing into same as dumping places for any substance or matter which may result in the pollution of the water is prohibited.
16. REFUSE AND TRASH:
No person shall deposit, drop or place any refuse/trash upon the ground, in the lake or in or on any other Park property.
17. DRUNKENNESS, NARCOTICS, IMPROPER CONDUCT AND PROFANE LANGUAGE:
A. Individuals under the influence of alcohol, drugs or narcotics will not be permitted entry to Park areas; if discovered therein, will be subject to arrest and immediate expulsion.
B. The sale, possession or consumption of alcohol in any form and/or illegal drugs or narcotics is prohibited.
C. Actions that are improper or immoral and/or the use of profane language is prohibited. Such conduct shall subject the violator to removal from the Park property.
A. Motorized vehicles are prohibited, except for maintenance of the area and service of authorized functions.
B. Motorized wheelchairs and other motorized vehicles used for individual transportation of the physically handicapped are exempt from the above provision.
C. The Board of Directors may make exceptions, such as overflow parking, for special events.
TENNIS AND BASKETBALL COURT RULES
1. Courts are for River Country Estates Owners and their Guests ONLY.
2. Tennis Shoes and Basketball Sneakers ONLY must be worn.
3. Appropriate attire must be worn at all times.
4. No Bicycles/Skateboards/ Motorized Vehicles are allowed on courts.
5. Pets are not allowed on the courts at any time.
6. Play is limited to 1-1/2 hours for singles, 2 hours for doubles when others are waiting.
7. Wait for your court off the courts in a quiet courteous manner.
8. Courts can be used for practice ONLY when no one is waiting.
Any River Country Estates resident or lot owner may obtain a key to the tennis and/or basketball courts—one key per family. A $10.00 fee will be charged for a key. If you feel other players may not be following court rules or are not River Country Estates owners or their guests, refer your complaints to the RCEOA Office.
Please return any keys that are found to the RCEOA Office: (352) 596-0740.
There is no regular trash pickup for the Park. Please help us keep the Park clean by taking your trash, along with any other trash you find, with you. Thank you for your help.
These rules for our tennis and basketball courts were made by the Park Committee and the Board of Directors. Suggestions for changes or additions should be referred to the RCEOA Board of Directors via the RCEOA Office: (352) 596-0740 [email protected]