THE GRAND AT OLDE
CARROLLWOOD CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, INC.
ALTERATIONS AND/OR CHANGES
LANAIS AND PATIOS
Many owners, occupants and others wish
to alter or change their screened porch or patio. One must realize that
screened porches and patios or lanais are designated as Limited Common
Elements. Limited Common Elements are not included in the square feet of
the Unit area (Paragraph 12 a of the Declarations) and not owned by the
unit owner. It is the intent of this Guideline to preserve the exterior
design of the buildings provided by the screened porches and patios
while providing owners the right to make some alterations and
What is permitted
|1. Enclosing the
screened porches and patios is allowed by having a white
aluminum frame. The frame members (horizontal and vertical)
should be in approximately the same location as members of the
initial screen frame. Sliding horizontal glass windows that are
removable should be in the upper areas. The lower areas, next to
the floor, should have a fixed glass panel no higher than 30
inches. The tint should be no darker than 3M Scotchshield Number
S35NEAR400 window film. One of the pair of sliding windows
should have a screen. The screen should be black. Only glass is
allowed in approved enclosures. Use of plexiglass, acrylic or
vinyl is not allowed in any opening when enclosing a screened
Ground level units should have
a hinged walk out door in approximately the same location as the
existing with the same design as the windows. (Glass over glass
or glass over a solid panel)
2. Install a ceiling fan or
3. Install tile on the floor.
4. Blinds will be allowed on
screened lanais as well as enclosed lanais and must comply to
the "Blind Guidelines for Lanais"
adopted by the Board of Directors March 19, 2008. Installation
of blinds on lanais requires an application for installation as
well as a signed guideline. Installation also requires a meeting
with a member of the ARC committee member prior to ordering
blinds to insure the resident understands the parameters of the
blind guidelines. This is to prevent a resident from making a
costly error. When installation is complete, the blinds must be
inspected by an ARC Committee member for final approval.
5. Screened lanais only:
Install clear acrylic or clear plexiglass panels for the lower
portion of screened lanais for pet and child safety in both
upper and lower units.
6. . Placement of patio furniture, objects no taller than 42 inches in height and potted plants. Patio furniture is defined as being suitable for outdoor.
Note: Any change/alteration
requires submission of a "Request for
Approval of Unit Alteration and/or Change" form being submitted
to the ARC.
What is not permitted:
|1. Installing or
having window treatments other than the 2" white faux wood
horizontal blinds approved in the "Blind Guidelines for
Lanais". No verticals blinds, rollup shades, roman shades
2. Installing any unit air
conditioner, heater, heat pump, etc.
3. Painting the walls and/or ceiling any color other than exterior white, flat or semi-gloss or the newly painted building color, Onion Powder #418-2.
Porter Paintís Onion Powder color is product # 3939/05 Light.
4. Removing the sliding doors
or French doors separating the Unit from the Limited Common
5. Installing single or double
hung windows or fixed windows in the upper area.
6. Having the screens on the
lower area replaced by a frame and stucco wall or concrete block
wall. Only the frame mentioned above is permitted.
7. Replacing screens with a
sliding door is prohibited.
8. Placement of any items/objects which do not conform to the above paragraph "What is permitted". Below are samples of items that are not permitted. The sample list is not all-inclusive and included here to assist you. If an object does not conform to "What is permitted", it is NOT permitted such as:
Objects over 42 inches in height, grills, bicycles, laundry garments, towels, sound emitting devices such as radios and televisions and any object that penetrates the walls or floor
COMMON ELEMENT PATIOS (also see
Patio guidelines click here )
Unit owners may want to replace or
install a patio in the Common Element adjacent to and outside their
screened porch. This requires submission of a "Request
for Approval of Unit Alteration and/or Change" form being
submitted to the ARC. The Request must have a drawing indicating the
dimensions, location of the Unit, and location of trees. The approved
color of the stone is called "Amaretto" and the style is
called "Appian stone". Any other color and style requires ARC
NOTE: For final approval of this
application, the ARC requires the following:
1. A sketch of elevation showing the
lanai enclosure frame and fixed/ sliding window locations including the
walkout door, if applicable, and/or a sketch of the common element patio
showing the details described above.
2. Unless an active certificate is on
file with the Association, a certificate of General Liability Insurance
naming The Grand at Olde Carrollwood Condominium Association as an
3. Unless waived by the County/State or
is on file with the Association, a certificate of Worker's Compensation
4. Patios must be installed by a
licensed and insured individual or company approved by the association.
5. Residents are not allowed to
engage in any type of construction work in the common areas of the Grand
These guidelines shall be signed and
attached to the ARC Committee application and become a part of the
application for alterations and/or changes to lanais and patios.
I have read and understand the
above: ______________________________________ unit
_______________________________ unit #
___________ date ___________
Revised and adopted 4/21/2010
Revised and adopted March 21, 2012
Revised and adopted February 20, 2013