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Maintenance Light Guidelines for Siena As noted on the 2016 Champions’ Club Owners Association budget, residents of Siena will be assessed $435/quarter in “Discrete Common Expenses” specifically allocable to their neighborhood. Those expenses secure the following services:

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Landscape Management Services – (38) services per year Mow, edge, string-trim all turf areas. Blow off key areas each week to include all amenity areas. Trim trees that are below 10 feet in height elevating the bottoms to a minimum of 8 feet for clearance as needed. Irrigation System Maintenance Run and inspect all irrigation zones monthly (12 visits per year). Adjust heads for maximum vegetation coverage. Remove debris from nozzles. Continuous visual inspections for dry spots, malfunctioning, broken heads, leaks, staining Fertilization, Insect & Disease Control per specifications. St. Augustine Turf – Four (4) granular applications per year Ornamental Shrubs – Two (2) granular app1ications per year Integrated Pest Management-as specified Seven (7) times per year Continuous visual inspections for insect and disease issues with treatment as required. Palm Pruning Trim (ALL) Palms One (1) times per year.

Additional points of clarification: - New Plant Material: Maintenance services for landscaping in Siena will only be provided for plant material and other landscape elements approved by the Design Review Board. Modification requests will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Extensive landscaping modification in the rear yard which would not typically be approved by the DRB, can be approved if the lot (or portion of the lot, i.e. rear yard) is removed from the community maintenance program, and the homeowner expressly agrees to be responsible for its maintenance from that point forward. The HOA monthly assessment would remain unchanged. -

Maintaining banks adjacent to lakes, ponds or conservation areas: As stated in Sec. 5.01 of the CCOA Declaration, for any lot that backs to or is otherwise adjacent to an existing lake, pond or conservation area, the adjacent bank shall be re-sod and irrigated down to the water’s edge, and maintained by the Owner (in Siena’s case, the Homeowners’ Association) as a natural extension of the rear or


side yard. This means the builder shall arrange for irrigation and sod to cover the area between the rear lot line and the bank leading to the edge of the lake, pond or conservation area when preparing and submitting the landscape plan to the Design Review Board on behalf of the buyer. We appreciate your cooperation with these guidelines. If you have any questions, please contact the Champions’ Club Owners’ Association at 727-375-8480.

Jan. 2016


THE CHAMPIONS CLUB OWNERS' ASSOCIATION, INC. Fiscal Year January 1st, 2016 to December 31st, 2016 368 LOTS Approved

Budget

Budget

Budget

Per Month

per lot

2016 4000 INCOME 4110

368

ASSESSMENTS

4113

368

RESERVES

4111

55

FLORESTA NEIGHBORHOOD (POND)

4112

50

SIENA NEIGHBORHOOD (LANDSCAPE)

TOTAL INCOME

$975,126.40

$81,260.53

$2,649.80

$81,769.60

$6,814.13

$222.20

$3,520.00

$293.33

$64.00

$87,000.00

$7,250.00

$1,740.00

$1,147,416.00

$88,803.87

$4,453.80

$32.61

6000 GROUNDS MAINTENANCE 6260

Entry Features/Ground lighting - Maint.

$12,000.00

$1,000.00

6450

Irrigation Repairs & Maint.

$16,000.00

$1,333.33

$43.48

6545

Landscape Maint. - Contract

$118,000.00

$9,833.33

$320.65

6555

Landscape Mulch

$5,000.00

$416.67

$13.59

6556

Landscape Non-Compliance

$5,000.00

$416.67

$13.59

6560

Landscape Replacement/Sod/Annuals

$15,000.00

$1,250.00

$40.76

6570

Landscape Tree Trimming/Palms

$8,000.00

$666.67

$21.74

6660

Perimeter Walls/Repairs/Wash/Paint

$15,000.00

$1,250.00

$40.76

6921

Waterway Maintenance

$3,878.00

$323.17

$10.54

7100 GATES 7130

Gate Database Management

7145

Gate Repair

$1,200.00

$100.00

$3.26

$35,568.00

$2,964.00

$96.65

7150 7155

Gate Telephone

$5,000.00

$416.67

$13.59

Gate Transmitters/Clickers/Keys

$1,500.00

$125.00

$4.08

7200 AMENITIES 7227

Clubhouse Expenses/ALL

$520,000.00

$43,333.33

$1,413.04

7310

Holiday Decorations

$8,500.00

$708.33

$23.10

7395

Signs Maintenance

$2,000.00

$166.67

$5.43

7430

Street/Sidewalk Maint. & Sweeping

$9,000.00

$750.00

$24.46

$11,000.00

$916.67

$29.89

$20,000.00

$1,666.67

$54.35

$4,416.00

$368.00

$12.00

$65.00

$5.42

$0.18

$5,000.00

$416.67

$13.59

$40,000.00

$3,333.33

$108.70

$5,000.00

$416.67

$13.59

$35,787.15

$2,982.26

$97.25

$500.00

$41.67

$1.36

7600 UTILITIES 7620

Electricity - General

8000 MANAGEMENT & ADMIN. 8010

Architectural Review Fees

8020

Bank Charges/Coupons

8030

Corp. Annual Report

8040

CPA Services

8400

Insurance - D&O and Liability

8480

Legal Expense

8560

Management Fee

8580

Meeting Hall Rental/Advisory Board

8600

Misc. Administrative Expenses

$16,343.85

$1,361.99

$44.41

8970

Uncollectible/Bad Debt

$54,568.40

$4,547.37

$148.28

8980

Websites

$1,800.00

$150.00

$4.89

$975,126.40

$81,260.53

$2,649.80

$81,769.60

$6,814.13

$222.20

$1,056,896.00

$88,074.67

$2,872.00

TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSES 9000 RESERVES Reserves - General TOTAL EXPENSES

6557

Landscape Private-Siena(50 lots)

$87,000.00

$7,250.00

$1,740.00

7301

Fountain Maint-Floresta (55 lots)

$3,520.00

$293.33

$64.00

TOTAL EXPENSES WITH BENEFIT EXPENSES @ SIENA & FLORESTA $1,147,416.00

9999 NET INCOME

$0.00

Approved by the Board of Directors on December 8, 2015. Annual Assessment - $2,872.00 Siena additional $435.00 quarterly Quarterly Assessments - $718.00

Floresta additional $16.00 quarterly


TRINITY COMMUNITY MASTER ASSOCIATION, INC. 3826 LOTS Fiscal year January 1st, 2016 through December 31st, 2016 2489 lots, Fox Hollow West (310), Fox Wood (910), Champions Club (303), St. George (63), Fairview Villas (20), Laurel Green (10), Trinity East (222). Trinity Preserve (400), Heritage Springs (1,337), Villages Trinity Lakes (251) 47 Commercial Units/Lots Approved Approved Budget Budget Per 2016 Month

Approved Budget Per Lot Per Yr

INCOME ASSESSMENTS Fox wood/Fox Hollow, et al Heritage Springs Church property (40.72 acres) Trinity Memorial Cemetery (50.52 acres) Trinity Tampa Partners, LLC (former Trinity 54) Trinity Income Properties Trinity Tampa Partners, LLC Trinity Tampa Partners, LLC GTE Federal Credit Union Facilities 419 E 57th LLC (former Boos-Duck-Slough) AKSA, LLC (former Buffalo Trinity Group, LLC) Family Medical Center of Port Richey Trinity Sonrise, LLC Thompson Dental, P.L. Trinity Partners, LLC Martin Trinity Investments, LLC Martin Trinity Investments, LLC Ducks Slough, LLC Rose Estate Holdings Trinity Professional Park OA, Inc. Thirty Partners, LLC (Daycare Site) District School Board of Pasco County Tract 4, Multi-Family site (Adam Smith) Tract 5, Commercial site (Adam Smith) Trinity Wetlands Tract (No Billing) Fit Properties II Holding, LLC David & Rebecca Dempsey D Plus A Properties, LLC Fulton Insurance Group, Inc. Cypress Brook Two, LLC Shurtleff, Kimberly A. JM Albert Holdings, LLC Dean Forest Investments Short Branch, LLC Trinity Professional Place, LLC Tract 7, Commercial site (2 acres) Commercial (Trinity/Tamarind) (5 acres) The Shoppes at Trinity Lakes (Publix) 15 acres INTEREST

$689,751.68 $260,928.92 $1,385.60 $1,662.72 $277.12 $277.12 $277.12 $277.12 $277.12 $277.12 $277.12 $277.12 $277.12 $277.12 $277.12 $277.12 $277.12 $277.12 $277.12 $277.12 $277.12 $0.00 $831.36 $277.12 $277.12 $277.12 $277.12 $277.12 $277.12 $277.12 $277.12 $277.12 $277.12 $277.12 $277.12 $277.12 $277.12 $831.36 $690.16

$57,479.31 $21,744.08 $115.47 $138.56 $23.09 $23.09 $23.09 $23.09 $23.09 $23.09 $23.09 $23.09 $23.09 $23.09 $23.09 $23.09 $23.09 $23.09 $23.09 $23.09 $23.09 $0.00 $69.28 $23.09 $23.09 $23.09 $23.09 $23.09 $23.09 $23.09 $23.09 $23.09 $23.09 $23.09 $23.09 $23.09 $23.09 $69.28 $57.51

TOTAL INCOME

$964,672.52

$80,389.38

6200 6250 6310 6320 6450 6545 6555 6560 6570 6670 6675 6690 6921

GROUNDS MAINTENANCE Contingency Engineering Report Fertilization Flowering Annuals Irrigation Repairs and Maintenance Landscape Maintenance - Contract Landscape Mulch Landscape Replacement Landscape Tree Trimming Pressure Washing Repairs and Maintenance General Storm Water Drainage Repair and Maintenance Waterway Maintenance

$13,000.00 $10,000.00 $18,357.96 $16,728.00 $26,770.96 $133,756.08 $13,413.00 $15,000.00 $43,708.06 $8,050.42 $20,000.00 $95,168.11 $29,136.00

$1,083.33 $833.33 $1,529.83 $1,394.00 $2,230.91 $11,146.34 $1,117.75 $1,250.00 $3,642.34 $670.87 $1,666.67 $7,930.68 $2,428.00

$3.40 $2.61 $4.80 $4.37 $7.00 $34.96 $3.51 $3.92 $11.42 $2.10 $5.23 $24.87 $7.62

7180

GATES Security Service Contract

$130,312.00

$10,859.33

$34.06

7305 7310 7395 7513

AMENITIES Fountain Repairs Holiday Decorations Sign Maintenance Trinity Park

$15,000.00 $13,500.00 $8,000.00 $10,857.65

$1,250.00 $1,125.00 $666.67 $904.80

$3.92 $3.53 $2.09 $2.84

4110 2489 1337 5 6 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3

$277.12 $195.16


TRINITY COMMUNITY MASTER ASSOCIATION, INC. 3826 LOTS Fiscal year January 1st, 2016 through December 31st, 2016 2489 lots, Fox Hollow West (310), Fox Wood (910), Champions Club (303), St. George (63), Fairview Villas (20), Laurel Green (10), Trinity East (222). Trinity Preserve (400), Heritage Springs (1,337), Villages Trinity Lakes (251) 47 Commercial Units/Lots Approved Approved Budget Budget Per 2016 Month

7620 7635 7690

UTILITIES Electricity General Light Repair Water/Irrigation

8020 8030 8040 8400 8480 8560 8600 8970

MANAGEMENT & ADMIN. Bank Charges/Payment Coupons Corp. Annual Report CPA Services Insurance - D & O and Liability Legal Expense Management Fee Misc. Administrative Expense Uncollectable/Bad Debt Expense

TOTAL BASE EXPENSES

8570 8570 8570 8570

FOX HOLLOW/FOX WOOD ALLOCABLE EXPENSES R.O.W. Entry Grounds Maint. Buffer Wall Maintenance Gen. Management and Admin. $33.25 x 1337 TOTAL BASE AND ALLOCABLE

Approved Budget Per Lot Per Yr

$60,000.00 $15,000.00 $20,000.00

$5,000.00 $1,250.00 $1,666.67

$15.68 $3.92 $5.23

$31,112.50 $62.00 $6,000.00 $5,200.00 $3,000.00 $218,541.12 $33,021.81 $26,046.65

$2,592.71 $5.17 $500.00 $433.33 $250.00 $18,211.76 $2,751.82 $2,170.55

$8.13 $0.02 $1.57 $1.36 $0.78 $57.12 $8.63 $6.81

$1,038,742.32

$86,561.86

-$24,587.43 -$5,027.12

-$2,048.95 -$418.93

-$18.39 -$3.76

-$44,455.25

-$3,704.60

-$33.25

$964,672.52

$80,389.38

NET INCOME

$0.00

Approved 2015 Annual Assessment for FoxWood, Fox Hollow, Trinity East, Champions Club, Trinity Preserve, Villages at Trinity Lakes and Commercial Parcels is $277.12 ($69.28/quarterly). Approved 2015 Annual Assessment for Heritage Springs is $195.19 (48.79/quarterly). Approved 2016 Annual Assessment for Foxwood, Fox Hollow, Trinity East, Champions Club, Trinity Preserve, Villages of Trinity Lakes and Commercial Parcels is $277.12 ($69.28/Quarterly)

Approved 2016 Annual Assessment Heritage Springs is $195.19 ($48.79/Quarterly) Note: Amount budgeted for insurance reflects the actual cost paid for by the Developer.


The Champions’ Club O W N E R S

A S S O C I A T I O N ,

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ALTERATION APPLICATION

OWNER’S NAME: _______________________________________ DATE:___________________________________ LOT NUMBER (MUST BE INCLUDED*): _____________________ PHONE:_________________________________ ADDRESS:______________________________________________________________________________________ DESCRIBE IN DETAIL, TYPE OF ALTERATION AND MATERIALS TO BE USED: _______________________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________________ (IF MORE SPACE IS REQUIRED, PLEASE ATTACH TO THIS FORM. THANK YOU) An application requesting approval for any alteration which occurs outside the exterior walls of the building, MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A COPY OF YOUR LOT SURVEY WITH A SKETCH INDICATING LOCATION, SIZE, AND TYPE OF CONSTRUCTION, ALL APPLICABLE CONTRACTOR PROPOSALS, AND ANY OTHER PERTINENT INFORMATION AS MAY BE NECESSARY. PHOTOS ARE ENCOURAGED. Lot Survey Pictures of location requesting to be altered Pictures of product replacements Product replacement brochure Detailed summery of work to be completed If tree replacement, a certified Arborist letter Paint Colors by name and sample swatch Landscape material list by gallon size, number to install, installation location(s) *Lot numbers can be located on the property appraisers web site under “legal description” for your home(http://appraiser.pascogov.com/search/). If approval is granted, it is not to be construed to cover approval of any County or City Code Requirements. A building permit from the appropriate building department is needed on most property alterations and/or improvements. The Design Review Board shall have no liability or obligation to determine whether such improvement, alteration and addition comply with any applicable law, rule, regulation, code or ordinance. As a condition precedent to granting approval of any request for a change, alteration or addition to an existing basic structure, the applicant, their hires and assigns thereto, hereby assume sole responsibility for the repair, maintenance or replacement of any such change, alteration or addition. IT IS UNDERSTOOD AND AGREED THAT THE CHAMPIONS’ CLUB OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. AND MELROSE SOVEREIGN COMPANIES ARE NOT REQUIRED TO TAKE ANY ACTION TO REPAIR, REPLACE OR MAINTAIN ANY SUCH APPROVED CHANGE, ALTERATION OR ADDITION, OR ANY STRUCTURE OR ANY OTHER PROPERTY. THE HOMEOWNER AND ITS’ ASSIGNS ASSUMES ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND COST FOR ANY ADDITION OR CHANGE AND ITS FUTURE UPKEEP AND MAINTENANCE. Design Review Board n The Champions’ Club Owners Association, Inc. P. O. Box 1608, Tarpon Springs, Florida 34688-1608


The Champions’ Club O W N E R S

A S S O C I A T I O N ,

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DATE: ___________________ OWNER’S SIGNATURE:________________________________________

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALTERATION APPLICATIONS The accompanying application form must be completed, and must be signed by all owners of the property. Please review the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions for a complete description of your responsibilities regarding Design Review Board requirements and submittals. Return this application and accompanying documentation to Champions’ Club Design Review Board, P. O. Box 1608, Tarpon Springs, Florida 34688-1608. All submissions must be by mail; no emails or faxes will be accepted.

The Design Review Board will act upon your application at their next scheduled meeting. When your application is acted upon, you will be sent a response. The Design Review Board has up to fifteen (15) days after submission of your request to respond, please keep this in mind when applying for any alteration. Under no circumstances is any alteration to begin without the proper approval of your Association. Thank you for your cooperation.

Design Review Board n The Champions’ Club Owners Association, Inc. P. O. Box 1608, Tarpon Springs, Florida 34688-1608


DESIGN GUIDELINES SECTION ONE - INTRODUCTION

DEVELOPERS POLICY STATEMENT Property in the Marabella community is subject to certain restrictions as defined in the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions for The Champions’ Club. This manual is designed to further explain and provide guidelines for construction. A Homeowners Association has been established for project control, ownership and maintenance of common spaces and the community’s storm drainage system. During the initial phases of development, the Association will be managed by the Developer. The Developer reserves the right to revise and update the design criteria as well as the performance and quality standards to respond to future changes. The Architectural Control Committee, functioning as the community’s “Design Review Board”, seeks to foster thoughtful design and to promote harmony between neighboring residences before, during and after construction. The Committee desires to be objective and maintain sensitivity to the individual aspects of design.

KEY DESIGN GUIDELINES

The following list summarizes those design elements which the Design Review Board requires: 1. Use of certified and/or qualified professionals in the fields of planning, architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, surveying and construction. 2. Emphasis on thoughtful architectural designs that exude warmth, artistic taste and foster harmonious design concepts which utilize classic and traditional architectural features. 3. Architectural elements that compliment and reinforce the natural characteristics of the site including steeply pitched roofs of varying heights with large overhangs on the main body of the house, window openings, porches, patios and lanais. An abundant use of glass, including dormers, clerestory windows, bay and bow 3/20/08

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windows, careful and sensitive detailing on entrances, facias, soffits, gable end, transom areas, above doors and windows is desired. Finally, an emphasis on materials, such as brick, stone and/or wood, and overall, high-grade, quality construction that is in harmony with the project theme.

LIMITATIONS OF RESPONSIBILITIES

The primary goal of the Design Review Board is to review the application, plans, specifications, materials, and samples submitted and to determine if the proposed structure conforms in appearance and construction criteria with the standards and policies as set forth by the Committee. The Design Review Board otherwise assumes no further responsibilities.

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SECTION TWO - REVIEW PROCESS The Design Review Board shall consist of the Developer and its design consultants until such time as the Developer selects and appoints others, subject to the applicable provisions of the Declaration.

FUNCTIONS OF THE DESIGN REVIEW BOARD 1.

The Design Review Board will evaluate each of the housing plans submitted by a Lot Owner for the following items: 1.

adherence to the design criteria and subdivision grading and drainage plans.

b.

performance and quality standards set forth in the Design Guidelines

c.

compatibility of the design with the adjoining sites and common spaces

2.

The Design Review Board will interpret the Design Guidelines at the request of the Owners. If conflicts arise in meeting these Design Guideline standards, the Design Review Board will review and evaluate the conditions.

3.

The Design Review Board has the right to grant variances from the Design Guidelines in accordance with the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions.

4.

The Design Review Board shall have the right to monitor and overview the design and construction process in order to insure conformance with the approved documents and the standards set forth in these Design Guidelines.

5.

The Design Review Board shall review each submittal and respond, authorizing the continuation through the next phase of the review process. Unapproved submissions shall be revised and resubmitted for review and approval. Approval will be in writing and shall in no way relieve the Owner of his responsibility and liability for adherence to any applicable ordinances and codes.

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The following is an outline of each phase of the design review process and submittal requirements for each phase. Initial Criteria The Developer has selected a total of two (2) builders, "Featured Builders", to construct homes within the Marabella community. An Owner is restricted to selecting only these builders. Design Review An Owner must submit to the Marabella Design Review Board two (2) sets of the following:

1.

Design Review Application

2.

A site survey of the lot. Base data pertaining to lot lines, easements, all existing vegetation (if any), etc. are to be shown on the survey.

3.

Site plans. Indicate location of structure(s), swimming pool, walls, enclosures, decks, all lot utilities, etc. Scale to be a minimum of 1" = 20'. Show all building setbacks and proposed building (finish floor) elevations, proposed lot corner grade elevations, and lot grading type. NOTE: The maximum proposed fill grade for the lot must not exceed 1 foot above the established minimum finish floor elevation as indicated on the approved site development plans, or as otherwise specified by Pasco County lot grading criteria.

4.

Floor plan drawn to a 1/4" or 1/8" scale indicating room sizes and intended uses.

5.

Proposed elevations of all sides of the proposed structure, together with roof pitches, heights of structures, chimneys, etc.

6.

Square footage must be indicated on the plans in the following manner:

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First Floor Second Floor (if applicable) Garage Patio, decks, courtyard, etc.

7.

On Homesites that are "corner" lots, having two faces of the home facing a street, the "non-address" street side face of the home shall contain no less than fifty percent (50%) of the Architectural elements approved for the "Address" or front styling face of the home (i.e. stone, brick, decorative banding, siding, etc.).

8.*

Exterior Colors/Finishes/Materials 4


Specifications Product samples/photos Color chips 9.*

Landscape Plan including final grading and existing trees and planting to remain and to be removed. Scale 1" = 10' Topography Lot Drainage patterns Easements and rights-of-way Existing trees (4" diameter) Plant list with quantities, size and plant spacing Plant material locations Site and accent lighting details Surface material (paver brick, salt-finish concrete, etc.) Boundaries of all landscape treatments including sod and planting areas

*Must be submitted prior to installation if not prepared at time of Final Design Review.

The Design Review Board will use its best efforts to review all design documents and return one set of plans to the Owner within fifteen (15) days with the appropriate comments. Any subsequent changes required to comply with applicable codes must be resubmitted for approval. Any changes in material samples shall be required. The committee may request a meeting to discuss modifications of the drawings or in the specifications. After approval, the Design Review Board will retain one set of approved documents as a permanent record, and will return one set of approved documents to the Owner.

MODIFICATIONS

The Design Review Board shall have exclusive jurisdiction over the approval of modifications, additions, or alterations made on or to existing residences or structures in accordance with the Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions. Homeowners contemplating a modification should contact the Design Review Board, in advance, to assure themselves that they have the most up-to-date copy of the Design Guidelines. 3/20/08

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SECTION THREE - GENERAL DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS SITE IMPROVEMENT STANDARDS

The quality and character of Marabella is intended to blend with and take advantage of all existing natural landscape. Whenever possible, existing trees and plants shall be retained. Clearing of existing vegetation should ideally be limited to those areas necessary for development.

General Standards

1)

All builders and homeowners shall submit landscape plans for approval by the Design Review Board which satisfy the general intent and specific requirements of these guidelines and Pasco County landscape ordinances.

2)

Landscaping is an essential element of the residence. Marabella strongly suggests that the landscape design be completed by a registered Landscape Architect in the State of Florida who will provide expertise for the siting of the residence and the proposed site improvements. A minimum landscape package price, exclusive of sod and irrigation, shall total $7,500.00 (builder, i.e. wholesale, price) for interior lots and $8,500.00 for corner lots. At least 50% of the landscape package allocation shall be located in the front yard. All builders and homeowners shall submit adequate evidence (actual invoices from third parties) of their landscape expenditure to assure compliance with this community requirement (See Section 5 for specific details).

3)

Landscape plans must be completed at a scale no smaller that 1" - 20' and should show all natural areas, proposed planting beds, sodded lawn, and all tree locations (existing, removed and proposed). The plans must also include a plant list with common and botanical names, plant sizes, and material spacing. Shrub masses should be located so that neighbors’ views of the water or the golf course are not inhibited. Natural areas may be enhanced with the addition of understory materials to create islands of landscaping in the yard.

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The following setbacks are minimum standards and are measured from the property lines. a. Front setback - 25 feet b. Side setback - 7.5 feet c. Rear setback - 15 feet** ** - For lots adjacent to golf course property, vertical structures (pool enclosures, barbeque areas, or accessory structures) must maintain a minimum 10 foot setback from the rear property line. Unscreened pool decks may extend to within 5 feet of the rear property line, subject to the approval of the Design Review Board. - For lots that are adjacent to lakes, accessory structures may be located to within 10 feet of the rear yard setback line. Plans submitted in support of a request to reduce the rear yard setback from 15’ to 10’ must provide clear evidence for the need of such a reduction. The Design Review Board will review any such request on a case-by-case basis. All other locational criteria for accessory structures remain unchanged. Housing units shall have the minimum square footage as indicated in the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions. For Marabella, the minimum square footage shall be 2,700 square feet (air conditioned), under roof.

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SECTION FOUR - ARCHITECTURAL STANDARDS HOUSE STYLES Housing types or styles should not be repetitive from lot to lot along a neighborhood street. Rather, a variety of houses are encouraged. With this in mind, participating builders shall prepare a minimum of four (4) separate and distinct model homes to be offered for sale within the Marabella community. There shall be a minimum separation of two (2) lots from the same model home style, regardless of elevation). For example, participating builder’s Model X, when constructed on Lot 1, shall not be used again until Lot 4. Each house shall have as a minimum a two (2) car garage.

EXTERIOR MATERIALS AND COLORS

The use of the following exterior materials are appropriate. 1.

Masonry - brick, stone or cement board siding, as an integral part of the architecture.

2.

Wood - timbers, boards, or wood siding.

3.

Cementitious parge coat.

4.

The design of all four facades of the house shall include consistent architectural elements including use of materials and color (i.e. window banding, stone, brick, etc.).

NOTE: NO PLYWOOD, VINYL OR METAL SIDING ALLOWED.

Inappropriate use of materials and colors, as determined by the Design Review Board, will not be allowed, particularly bright colors.

ROOFS

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to 12 slope is set as a standard. The Design Review Board will consider a pitch less than 6 to 12 but only if it is appropriate for a particular architectural style. Roof overhangs are required. Furthermore, no roof overhang (“eave”) of less than twelve (12") inches will be allowed, except that the eave overhang may be greater or lesser at any given location along the eave, so long as the reduction below 12" exists to accommodate the architectural enhancement of the home design. No mansard roofs will be allowed. a. All roof stacks, flashing and stainless or aluminum chimney caps and gutters shall be painted to match the approved roof colors. Roof stacks and plumbing vents shall be placed on rear slopes of the roofs where possible. b. Roof colors and textures shall be an integral part of the exterior color scheme of the building. “Color Thru” cement tile roofs, manufactured by Monier or Pioneer, shall be recommended. Natural gray unfinished tile roofs will not be approved. In the alternative, dimensional shingle roofing rated for a 30 year life may be utilized. For a dimensional shingle roof to be approved, the front wall face of the home must contain a minimum of forty percent (40%) coverage (based upon the front elevation square footage) of an alternative material, i.e., stone, brick, wood. The remaining wall faces must continue the alternative material detail. The 40% coverage requirement for the front elevation will be accomplished by no less than a 3’-6” wainscot application of alternative materials (height above 0’-0” as defined by the finish floor elevation). Rear elevations must also incorporate the same minimum coverage requirement of the front elevation alternative material treatment, although the wall portion of the rear house elevation which falls within the pool birdcage is not required to contain alternative materials. The Design Review Board will evaluate side elevation compliance with alternative materials on a case by case basis, since some homesites will provide exposed side yards which may require the side elevation to be enhanced with alternative materials. c. Solar water heating panels shall be reviewed on an individual basis and approval based upon the visual effect to the surrounding area. Generally their use is discouraged. d. "Key West" style metal roofs are prohibited.

GARAGES

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with the house detail and color. All garage doors will have an automatic opener installed and should be kept closed when not in use. Carports are not allowed.

WINDOWS/DOORS/FRONT ENTRANCES

All window muntin grid patterns must remain uniform from window to window. Shifts in grid alignment will not be permitted. Assorted window sizes will be discouraged on an individual home (i.e., cathedral fan arches mixed with flat spring arches). Ground floor windows should be recessed from the wall to provide a shadow line. Upper story windows must provide banding for a shadow line. Windows should be clear glass or bronze, gray, or smoke colors. No reflective glass or reflective tinting should be used. Bright-finished or bright-plated metal exterior doors, windows, window screens, louvers, exterior trim or structural members shall not be permitted. All main entrances will be enhanced by a projecting roofed portico or will be strongly detailed and recessed to provide a protected focused entry. "Facade" flat entrance doors are not permitted. Burglar bars in doors and windows shall not be permitted.

ROOF WINDOWS

Skylights and/or roof windows will not be permitted on the primary elevation(s) of the home. These roof windows will only be permitted on secondary elevations if they properly align and compliment the home elevation. Dormer windows are the preferred alternative. Dormers must also maintain an alignment balance with the home elevation.

AWNINGS AND SHUTTERS

Awnings, canopies, and shutters shall be permitted subject to the approval of the Design Review Board. Hurricane storm shutters shall not be stored on the exterior of the residence. Exterior shutters, when used, should be an integral architectural feature. Storm shutters or 3/20/08

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windows may be installed over openings only as an impending storm approaches.

HURRICANE SHUTTERS Hurricane shutters include temporary and permanent types. Temporary shutters do not require approval and include standard window protection such as plywood, corrugated steel, aluminum and fabric/mesh materials. Duct take is not a certified window protection material and is therefore not allowed. Permanent shutters require prior approval of the Design Review Board. Both types of shutters must adhere to the following requirements: • • • • • •

Temporary hurricane shutters may be installed and permanent shutters may be closed upon issuance of a tropical storm or hurricane “watch”. Temporary shutters must be removed, and permanent shutters opened, within 5 days after a watch or warning is lifted. At no time will hurricane shutters be used to secure a home, vacant or occupied, for a period of time outside that described above. All permanent hurricane protection material (shutters and film) shall be maintained in good, safe and neat order and be replaced with like material when torn or damaged. Mounting studs, brackets and other hardware that are permanently attached to the structure shall match the color of the house. Obtain permit, if applicable.

CHIMNEYS

All exterior wall positioned chimneys are encouraged to be full foundation based chimneys. Unpainted exposed stainless metal or aluminum caps or wood sided chimneys will not be permitted. All chimneys must be compatibility positioned and proportionately balanced within the home's elevation(s).

DECKS/PORCHES/SCREEN ROOMS

Detailing of all patios and decks and “add-on” screen rooms must be architecturally compatible with the home. Patios, decks and screen rooms shall be designed to serve as an extension of the house. Rails, pickets and underpinning of patios and decks should be painted to match or compliment the trim of the house. Views to the underside of decks must be screened with underpinning (latticing, etc.) and/or 3/20/08

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landscape material large enough to provide screening upon installation. Porch screening colors shall compliment and blend with the house (green is not allowed). No mill-finish aluminum will be allowed as framing for a porch or pool enclosure. Screen room additions (walls and roof) shall utilize similar materials to the home -- metal screen rooms are prohibited.

GUTTERS

The use of gutters is recommended unless gutters are not in character with the architectural style of the home. Downspouts shall be designed to be compatible with the building elevations (i.e. located in corners, not protruding from walls).

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SECTION FIVE - SITE STANDARDS

LANDSCAPE STANDARDS

To insure that the overall beauty of Marabella is preserved and enhanced, the Design Review Board has the authority to approve or disapprove landscape plans for individual residences. A recommended plant list is provided as Appendix A. All lots or other property which is subject hereto upon which a dwelling or other improvement has been constructed shall be fully sodded and shall be maintained with at least the minimum landscaping required and approved by the Design Review Board. For any lot that backs to or is otherwise adjacent to an existing lake or pond, the adjacent lake bank shall be re-sodded and irrigated down to the water’s edge, and maintained by the Owner as a natural extension of the rear or side yard.

GENERAL PLANTING DESIGN

The following landscape performance guidelines are designed to create a pleasant and consistent neighborhood environment: 1) A minimum of three (3) shade trees must be included in the landscape design of each home and yard, excluding the street tree requirement. A maximum of two (2) of these trees should be used in the front yard. The preference is that the trees be selected to provide a canopy. The minimum tree height shall be twelve to fourteen feet (12'-14'), with a caliper of two to two and one-half inches d.b.h. (2-2 ½" dbh). 2) A mixture of large and small shrubs in 3 gallon containers or larger shall be planted in the front yard concentrated to screen exposed front foundation walls and/or provide appropriate setting for the house. (See acceptable shrub list in Appendix “A”.) 3) At least two (2) accent trees 6'-8' feet high shall be required. Accent trees shall be minimum 3" caliper unless multi-trunk. See Appendix "A" for approved accent trees. 4) A mixture of large and small shrubs in 3 gallon containers or larger shall be planted in side yards on each side concentrated to provide setting for wall and house. (See acceptable shrub list in Appendix “A”.) 3/20/08

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All lots shall be sodded, subject to current Pasco County Landscaping and Irrigation Ordinance requirements. In order that visual continuity between the lots be maintained, grass shall be of a St. Augustine Floratam or equal, as approved by the Design Review Board. All yards and new plantings shall be installed with 100% coverage by an automatic irrigation system, with portions designed for drip or micro irrigation, as required by Pasco County Landscaping and Irrigation Ordinance.

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Shrubs and ground covers shall be spaced for mature and healthy growth at the following suggested centers: large shrubs 36"-48" on center; small shrubs 24"-30" on center; ground covers 18"-24" on center; annuals 6"-9" on center.

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The Owner, builder or landscape architect is encouraged to use key specimens to create focal points of interest.

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Planting should follow a layered transition from ground covers to small shrubs to large shrubs with the smaller materials in front of the large materials.

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Simple planting designs with a limited palette are preferred over complex mixtures of plants.

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In order to avoid a hedgerow along adjacent properties, it is recommended that large shrub material not be planted along the property line forward of the house line except to frame views and to create focal points. Small shrubs, low ground covers and sod are preferred along property lines in order to allow continuous open greenspace along the street.

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Individual landscapes should strive to achieve continuity with the balance of the community. Highly themed landscapes such as oriental gardens shall be prohibited in areas viewed from the street or golf course.

13)

A plant palette has been established for the lots within Marabella. These lists are to be used as guidelines in the plant material selection and were derived from the plants' capacity to survive in the environment and compatibility with other plants at Marabella.

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The intent of the landscape development on each lot is to provide a sense of community identity. The planting scheme should attempt to have as mature an effect as possible at the time of installation.

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build a pleasant transition from property to property. No shrubs shall be planted in the right-of-way without approval of the Design Review Board. The Design Review Board encourages the planting along the property boundary to be curvilinear in form rather than to reinforce the actual property boundary. Stone, crushed brick, or similar materials, will only be allowed as mulch subject to approval by the Design Review Board. Shredded cypress bark, pine bark nuggets, pine straw or hardwood chips shall be encouraged.

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Landscaping material for screening air conditioners and other mechanical equipment must, at time of installation, screen these items from street and adjacent Owner view.

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When permitted by the Design Review Board, shrubs and hedges planted along the property boundaries shall be maintained to a maximum height of four feet (4’) in keeping with the Design Guidelines’ rules regarding the maximum fence height of 4’ (with the sole exception of the permitted perimeter planting adjacent to a fence or wall greater than 4’). In such case, the plantings cannot exceed the height of the adjacent fence or wall.

STREETSCAPE AND FRONT YARD REQUIREMENTS With the allowance for variety in architectural style, it is highly desirable to create a cohesive and unifying street landscape. Therefore, a coordinated Streetscape plan has been established. This area includes that portion of the yard from the edge of the street pavement to the front of the house. 1) All homes shall be landscaped with the following or a combination thereof; grass, ground covers, shrubs, vines and trees. 2) Front yard appearance: Landscape plans must utilize at least 10% to 30% native Florida species, other than trees and turf grass, in accordance with the Pasco County Landscaping and Irrigation Ordinance. Exotic material (specimens, cactus, etc.) should be limited to private courtyards, formal entries, and enclosed gardens, if used at all. 3) All shrub beds shall receive a 2" layer of mulch materials. No bare ground is acceptable. 3/20/08

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All planted areas shall receive 100% automatic irrigation coverage, subject to the requirements and limitations imposed by the Pasco County Landscaping and Irrigation Ordinance. Wells are not permitted without first obtaining an exception by the Design Review Board. Heads installed in sodded area shall be at turf level or below, and all valves must be installed below grade. The system shall provide complete coverage to edge of road and shall minimize spray on streets, walks, adjacent properties, etc. The irrigation system shall be functional at the time of landscape installation. The street trees shall be planted between the sidewalk and curb and contractors shall install root control chemicals. All grass areas in each development including front, back and side yards shall be St. Augustine "Floratam" or equal, as approved by Design Review Board. All corner lots shall have front yard trees and street trees on all street sides unless otherwise approved by the Design Review Board.

STREET TREES

The Streetscape area shall be that area between the back of the curb and the right-of-way line. The Streetscape plant material shall consist of Live Oaks (Quercas Virginiana) and turf, with the option of annual beds. Trees shall be a minimum of 4-4 ½" Caliper 14'-16' feet overall height and 10-12' foot spread planted no closer than 25' feet apart. The required street trees shall have five feet (5') minimum clear trunk with no "U" or multiple trunks. The street trees must be planted within 6' feet of the curb starting at one side property line. It will be the responsibility of the Owner to water and fertilize the tree and let it grow to its natural shape and size. A minimum of two (2) street trees for interior lots, and four (4) street trees for corner lots, must be included within the streetscape area.

PARKING/DRIVEWAYS

Garages for at least two cars are required along with a recommended two uncovered spaces for parking. Curved or offset driveways which prevent a direct view into the garage are preferable. No curb side parking areas may be created by extending any portion of the street pavement. Asphalt driveways are prohibited. Concrete surfaces featuring paver brick banding at a minimum are required for all driveways from the dwelling to the street, and for all sidewalks leading from a driveway to the dwelling. Driveway aprons must be paved in the same manner as the driveway. 3/20/08

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Where possible, access to corner lots shall be from the least traveled street. Every driveway shall provide positive drainage away from the house and garage.

WALKWAYS Four foot (4') sidewalks within rights-of-way shall be constructed by Owner/builder in conjunction with construction of the home. These sidewalks may be constructed of concrete, except within the limits of the driveway, which should be constructed consistent with the paver banding pattern of the driveway.

FENCES AND WALLS

All proposed fences must be approved by the Design Review Board prior to installation.

Privacy fencing will be considered, but must be specifically approved by Design Review Board. Any privacy fencing must be in accordance with Pasco County Zoning Code and not extend forward of the rear wall of the house. Fencing of the front yard areas is not permitted without prior approval of the Design Review Board. Rear yard fencing is discouraged as the feeling of open space and the unity of the surrounding area is an important part of traditional Florida design concepts. In the event the Design Review Board determines that a fence may adversely affect the line of sight view of a neighbor the Design Review Board has the right not to approve the fence plan. Enclosing a child's swing set can be done in limited areas by a black wrought iron or aluminum fence not to exceed four feet (4') in height. Water softeners, sprinkler controls, and other similar utilitarian devices are permitted to be fenced, provided they are properly screened from view in a manner approved by the Design Review Board. No fences taller than four feet (4') are permitted. All fences are to be constructed of black wrought iron or aluminum -- no wood fences, chain link or plastic (pvc) fences are permitted. Fences are discouraged in side yards, except small enclosures for mechanical equipment, lanai areas, spas, play equipment, or to screen trash containers; and when approved, shall not extend beyond the sight line of the adjacent house. Any wall and/or fence should be constructed of materials common to the house or materials to complement the house. Fences shall be landscaped on the street side.

AIR CONDITIONERS, GARBAGE AND TRASH CONTAINERS

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any street or adjacent property. Elements such as air conditioners and other mechanical equipment shall be totally screened from public view with plant material or wall. Window and/or wall air conditioning units shall not be permitted. All garbage and trash containers shall be placed in an enclosed or landscaped area as approved by the Design Review Board. All mechanical equipment not screened architecturally shall be screened with planting material. Plant material height must be greater than the height of the equipment at the time of installation. All setbacks as required by public utilities must be adhered to.

MAILBOXES

The Design Review Board has pre-selected a mailbox design. Owner shall purchase the mailbox from __________________________. Please contact ___________________ for installation of the approved Marabella mailbox.

BARBECUES

Barbecue areas shall be designed to be integral with patio areas. Prevailing winds should be considered during siting to avoid excessive smoke and odor oriented toward adjacent homes.

FLAGPOLES

A flagpole for display of the American Flag only shall be permitted, with a maximum height of eight feet (8') from ground elevation, subject to Design Review Board approval of placement and design. No flagpole shall be used as an antenna. All signs, billboards and advertising structures are prohibited.

ANTENNAS

Satellite dishes or antennas shall be permitted, provided the satellite dish or antenna complies with the Telecommunications Act of 1996, Part II of Title III, Section 207, and subject to review by the Design Review Board. The following restrictions shall apply: - No satellite dish or antenna may be larger than 1 meter (39") in diameter. - All satellite dishes and antennas must be placed so as not to be seen from the street and/or golf course as long as such placement does not impair reception. - Wherever possible, as determined by the Design Review Board, satellite dishes and 3/20/08

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antennas must be screened by landscaping approved by the Design Review Board. - Wherever possible, satellite dishes and antennas will be painted to blend into the background as long as the painting does not impair reception.

RECREATIONAL ITEMS, ACCESSORY STRUCTURES & DECORATIVE OBJECTS

Above ground swimming pools shall not be permitted. Swimming pools shall not be permitted on the street side of the residence without special permission from Design Review Board. Pool screening must not be visible from the street in front of the residence. Pool screening colors shall complement and blend with the house (green is not allowed). Pool enclosure framing shall repeat building architecture and shapes. No mill-finish aluminum will be allowed as framing for a pool enclosure. Accessory structures, such as playhouses, tool sheds or doghouses shall not be permitted unless specific written approval of the Design Review Board is obtained. Playhouses and play structures must be placed within the limits of the overall building envelope and not encroaching into any building setback, either side yard or rear yard setback. Playhouses and play structures, when permitted outside of the building area, are to be placed closer to the home than to any property line. Furthermore, no part of the play structure shall be above eight (8) feet in height, nor contain a second level. No decorative objects such as sculptures, birdbaths, fountains, and the like shall be placed or installed on the street side of any lot or within view from the golf course without approval of the Design Review Board. Clotheslines shall not be permitted on lots. Tennis Courts are discouraged. Basketball standards and portable backboards shall be located away from the street and not within any setback area. Pole mounted backboards, when allowable, should have a black pole with a clear backboard. Portable backboards are to be stored out of view when not in use. All play equipment shall be restricted to backyards and shall be located outside the rear and side setbacks. The Design Review Board reserves the right to require landscape screening for play equipment which is in the view of contiguous lot Owners or in view from the street.

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HARDSCAPE

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Driveways, walkways, pool/patio decks, fencing and any approved garden structures shall be included on either the landscape or the site plan. Provide material and color call outs and dimensions for all paving sections. Details and cut-sheets are needed to delineate these elements as a construction document. (Note: landscape lighting can be included on this plan). The landscape plan and the site plan must be fully coordinated.

LIGHTING

Exterior lighting is often the only way to perceive a landscape at night. It not only serves as a strong design element but can provide direction and safety. Overall principles for lot lighting will embody the following: 1) All lighting plans and visible exterior light fixtures shall be submitted to the Design Review Board for approval prior to installation. All landscape lighting shall be of a soft and diffused character used to illuminate landscape planting instead of building surfaces. 2) Flood lights shall be shielded and concealed as much as possible to prevent direct visibility of the light source, harsh glare or view of the fixture in daylight. 3) No colored lamps (e.g., red, green, blue or amber) will be allowed except on a seasonal basis. 4) Lighting shall generally not be conspicuous. When light from fixtures is directly visible, the lighting shall be low wattage to prevent sharp contrasts from surrounding areas at night. 5) Light levels shall not vary greatly between separate illuminated areas, and areas illuminated and not illuminated. Light pollution from atmospheric spill, excessive lighting sources, or other errors in design judgement or installation shall be subject to correction if deemed intrusive by the Design Review Board upon final installation. 6) All exterior wall or ceiling mounted decorative fixtures shall be of high quality and in conformance with the architectural style of the dwelling. 3/20/08

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7)

The Owner might desire additional security lighting. All security lighting must be approved by the Design Review Board.

8)

Walk lights placed in grass areas or adjacent to walk ways in shrub or ground cover areas must use below grade wiring and junction boxes to minimize the daytime visibility of that hardware.

9)

The Design Review Board recommends field testing of all fixtures at night, prior to final installation.

TIME LIMITATIONS

After the final design review and approval by the Committee, the Lot Owner must begin construction within six (6) months from the date of approval, or forfeit all approvals. In that event, a new application must be submitted and approval obtained before commencement of construction. In any event, construction must be completed within twelve months of commencement.

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SECTION SIX GENERAL RULES FOR ALL CONTRACTORS AND SERVICE PERSONNEL

GENERAL RULES The following rules apply to all employees of Marabella’s contractors and service personnel while on Marabella’s premises. 1. All Contractor personnel are required to enter and leave through the designated construction gate. 2. The construction traffic will be allowed from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m, Monday through Saturday, except on certain holidays. Special permission is necessary to move equipment/deliveries on Sundays. 3. Contractors are required to keep their job sites as neat and clean as possible Trash and discarded materials must be removed weekly. There will be no stockpiling or dumping on adjacent lots or on streets. Construction materials are to be neatly piled on site; debris and rubbish are to be contained in dumpsters and periodically removed when full; tall, unsightly weeds are to be routinely cut back, streets adjoining a construction site are to be frequently swept clean of dirt and construction trash. Trash not removed will be removed by Marabella and billed to the responsible contractor or subcontractor. 3/20/08

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5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Where particularly offensive construction activities occur adjacent to a developed property or otherwise sensitive land use, the Design Review Board may require the Contractor to erect a proper fence to screen that activity. The design of that fence must be approved by the Design Review Board. Adjacent properties must also be protected from wind-born dust and debris by installation of silt fencing around the perimeter of the homesite under construction. The installation and location of all temporary structures such as site trailers and leasing offices are prohibited. All vacant property shall be kept cleared of debris; and shall be continuously maintained in its natural condition until construction commences on the property. Contractors will use only the utilities provided on the immediate site on which they are working. Any damage to streets and curbs, drainage, inlets, street lights, street markers, mailboxes, walls, etc., will be repaired by Owner/builder. There will be no washing of any truck on the streets or any vacant lots. Any concrete delivery truck washed out must be on your construction site. Operators of vehicles are required to see that they do not spill any damaging materials while within Marabella; and, if spillage occurs, operators are responsible for cleaning up. Please report any spills as soon as possible.

11. If you cut any telephone, cable, TV, electrical, gas or water lines, it is your responsibility to report such an accident to the appropriate utility within 30 minutes. 12. All personnel working in Marabella are to insure that they will keep all areas in which they work or travel through free of discarded materials such as lunch bags and odd materials. Objects should not be thrown out of cars and trucks. Stockpiling of any materials on adjacent lots is not allowed. 13. Loud radios or noise will not be allowed within the subdivision. This is distracting and discomforting to property Owners. Do not mount speakers on vehicles or outside of homes under construction. Remember that sound travels a long way on a windy day. 14. All contractors and their employees must discontinue work by 5:30 pm daily. 15. Vehicles (trucks, vans, cars, etc.) may not be left in the subdivision over night. Construction equipment may be left on the site while needed, but must not be kept on the street. 3/20/08

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Parking should be off streets whenever possible.

16. No contractor personnel will be permitted to bring non-contractor personnel or pets on property. Infractions of the published construction rules may be cause for a $500 fine to the Owner or builder per infraction, and/or the suspension of builder or builder’s sub-contractors from the project.

SECTION SEVEN

APPLICATION FORMS & CHECKLISTS The following forms shall be submitted to the Design Review Board for: Design Review Application ................................................................................................ Exhibit A Modification Request Request for Additions and/or Changes(s) in Approved Plans ...................................................................................................... Exhibit B

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Exhibit A ________________________________________________________________________ Marabella Design Review Application To: Chairman, Design Review Board Builder: ___________________________________________________________ Owner:____________________________________________________________ Lot: ____________________________________________________________ Date: ____________________________________________________________ This Submittal is for: _________ New Construction _________ New Additions to existing structure Has floor plan been previously approved for another lot? __________________________ If yes, for which lot? ____________ Is elevation style substantially different? Air Conditioned Space (1st Floor) Air Conditioned Space (2nd Floor) Total Net Square Ft. Covered Porches Garage/Storage Other: _________________________ Total Gross Square Ft.

___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________

_______________________________________________________________________ Owner _______________________________________________________________________ Name ______________________________________________________________________________ Street ______________________________________________________________________________ City State Zip ______________________________________________________________________________ Phone Builder ______________________________________________________________________________ Name ______________________________________________________________________________ Street ______________________________________________________________________________ City State Zip ______________________________________________________________________________ Phone

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______________________________________________________________________ General Information Lot Dimensions: __________________ Lot Sq. Ft.: _______________ Stories:_______ Bedrooms:

__________________________ Baths: ________________________

Height From Slab:________________________________________________________ Height from crown of road to roof ridge:

________________________________________________________

We propose to commence on or about: ______________________________________________

The following documents are provided herewith in one set as required by the Marabella Design Review Board. _________________ Final Design Review Applications _________________ Final Site Plan _________________ Final Exterior Elevations _________________ Final Building Plans, including Pool/Enclosure Plans _________________ Exterior Colors/Finishes/Materials _________________ Final Landscaping Plans NOTE:

If you feel there are any unusual items that require specific attention, please state above.

No occupancy of the residence is permitted until all construction and landscaping are complete in accordance with the plans, drawings, specifications and landscape information approved by the Design Review Board. _________________________________________ Owner Builder

___________________________________ Date

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After the initial and major review and approval by the Committee, the Participating Builder must begin construction within six (6) months from the date of approval, or forfeit all approvals. In that event, a new application must be submitted and approvals obtained before commencement of construction. In any event, construction must be completed within twelve months of commencement.

Date Received _______________________________________ The Design Review Board has reviewed the foregoing application and rendered the following decision: _________ Approved _________ Approved with limiting conditions _________ Denied Comments (recommendations):

Limiting conditions to be approved prior to construction.

__________________________________________________________ Chairman/Design Review Board __________________________________________________________ Date Time Limitations:

Exhibit B ____________________________________________________________________________________ 3/20/08


Modification Request Request For Additions and/or Changes in Approved Plans Name of Applicant:_____________________________________ Phone:_________________________ Address of Applicant:__________________________________________________________________ (for correspondence) Person or Agent to be contacted for additional information:____________________________________ Phone____________________ I (we) propose to construct a dwelling on Lot ______________ I (we) propose to change construction on or about _______________________________ or (date uncertain) ______________________________________________________________________ The following documents are provided herewith in duplicate as required by The Marabella Design Review Board: ______________ Plans ______________ Specifications ______________ Other _________________________________________________________ Please examine these preliminary documents and advise if they are approved or disapproved, or require additional information or plans. Applicant ___________________________________________ Date ___________________________ Approval Granted __________ Approval Denied Because: ______________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ The Marabella Design Review Board By:_____________________________________________ Date:______________________________

Appendix A Recommended Plant List

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Landscaping Materials 1)

The Design Review Board encourages the use of plant material on the Marabella approved list (see Accepted Plant Palette). It prohibits the use of plant material not included on the list without the specific approval of the Design Review Board.

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The following trees and shrubs are not acceptable for landscaping within Marabella: Chinese Tallow (Sapium sebiferum) Brazilian Pepper (Schinus spp.) Punk Trees (Malaleuca spp.) Mimosa (Albizzia spp.) Australian Pine (Casuarina spp.) Chinaberry (Melia azedarach) French Mulberry (Morus alba) Ear Tree (Enterolobium cyclocarpum) Eucalyptus Species (eucalyptus species) Arbor Vitae (Thuja orientalis)

Accepted Plant Palette: Acceptable Shade Trees Live Oak (Quercus virginiana) Laurel Oak (Quercus laurifolia) Sycamore (Plantanus occidentalis) Southern Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora) Sweetgum (Liquidamber styraciflua) Red Maple (Acer rubrum) Slash Pine (Pinus elliotti) Longleaf Pine (Pinus taeda) Elms (no Chinese) Acceptable Palm Trees Washington Palm (Wasingtonia robusta) Queen Palm (Syagrus romanzoffiana) Cabbage Palm (Sabal palmetto) Canary Island Date Palm (Phoenix canariensis) Acceptable Accent / Flowering Trees Dogwood (Cornus florida) Ligustrum (Ligustrum japonicum & Ligustrum lucidum) Crape-Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica) 3/20/08


East Palatka Holly (Illex opaca, "East Palatka") Savannah Holly (Illex opaca, "Savannah") Nellie Stevens Holly (Illex opaca, “Nellie R. Stevens”) Hollywood Juniper (Juniperus torulosa) Loquat (Eriobotrya japonica) Jacaranda (Jacaranda mimosifolia) Peltophorum (Peltophorum pterocarpum) Tabebuia varieties Acceptable Shrubs King Sago (Cycas revoluta) Crinum Lily (Crinum aslaticum) Lady Palm (raphis excelsa) Pygmy Date Palm (phoenix roebelenii) Yellow Anise (Ilicium parviflorum) Chinese Witch Hazel ‘Ruby’ (Loropetalum chinense) Arboricola (Schefflera arboricola) Sweet Viburnum (Viburnum odoratissimum) Cast Iron Plant (Aspiidistra elatior) Spider Lily (Crinum Asiaticum) Camellia (Camillia japonica) Sasanqua (Camillia sasanqua) Pittosporum (Pittosporum species) Sandankwa (Viburnum species) Plumbago (Plumbago capensis) Indian Hawthorn (Raphiolepis indica) Azaleas (Rhododendron species) Coontie (Zamia floridana) Ligustrum (Ligustrum species) Juniper (Juniperus species) Dwarf Horned Holly (Ilex cornuta rotunda) Dwarf Yaupon (Ilex vomitoria nana) Japanese Yew (Podocarpus macrophylla) Pampas Grass (Cortadeia selloana) Gardenia (Gardenia species) Sinensis (Ligustrum sinensis) Nandina (Nandina domestica)

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Muhly Grass (Muhlenbergia capillaris) Red Fountain Grass (Pennisetum setaceum ‘Rubrum’) Cord Grass (Spartina bakeri) Southern Shield Fern (Dryopteris ludoviciana) Dwarf Shore Juniper (Juniperus conferta compacta) Parson’s Juniper (Juniperus parsonii) African Iris (Moraea iridiodes) Blue Lily of the Nile (Agapanthus africanus) Boston Fern (Nephrolepsis exaltata) Holly Fern (Cyrtomium falcatum) Ivies (Hedera canariensis) Daylilies (Hemerocallis species) Periwinkle (Vinca major) Society Garlic (Tulbaghia fragrans) Wedelia (Wedelia trilobata) Trachelospermum jasminoides varieties Lakefront Native Aquatic Vegetation Trees Bald Cypress (Taxodium distichum) Common Willow (Salix caroliniana) Dahoon Holly (Ilex cassine) Hornbeam (Carpinus caroliniana) Loblolly Bay (Gordonia lasianthus) Pond Cypress (Taxodium ascendens) Red Ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica) Red Maple (Acer rubrum) Sugar Berry (Celtis laeuigata) Swamp Tupelo (Nyssa biflora) Sweet Bay (Magnolia virginiana) Sweet Gum (Liquidamber styraciflua) Water Ash (Fraxinus caroliniana) Water Locust (Gleditsia aquatica)

Shrubs Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis) Pond apple (Annana glara) St. Johns Wort (Hypericum fasciculatum) Swamp Dogwood (Cornus stricta) Water Willow (Justicia ovata) 3/20/08


Wax Myrtle (Myrica cerifera) Grasses Alligator Weed (Alternanthera philoxeroides) Arrow Arum (Pettandra virginica) Arrowhead (Sagittaria tracyi) Bulrush (Scirpus spp.) Maidencane (Panicum hemitomon) Narrowleaf Sawgrass (Caldium mariscoides) Pickerelweed (Pontederia lancoslata) Swamp Fern (Blechnum serrulatum)

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Marabella Design Guidelines & Procedures Adam Smith Enterprises, Inc. March, 2008

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DESIGN GUIDELINES SECTION ONE - INTRODUCTION

DEVELOPERS POLICY STATEMENT Property in the Salano community is subject to certain restrictions as defined in the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions for The Champions’ Club. This manual is designed to further explain and provide guidelines for construction. A Homeowners Association has been established for project control, ownership and maintenance of common spaces and the community’s storm drainage system. During the initial phases of development, the Association will be managed by the Developer. The Developer reserves the right to revise and update the design criteria as well as the performance and quality standards to respond to future changes. The Architectural Control Committee, functioning as the community’s “Design Review Board”, seeks to foster thoughtful design and to promote harmony between neighboring residences before, during and after construction. The Committee desires to be objective and maintain sensitivity to the individual aspects of design.

KEY DESIGN GUIDELINES

The following list summarizes those design elements which the Design Review Board requires: 1. Use of certified and/or qualified professionals in the fields of planning, architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, surveying and construction. 2. Emphasis on thoughtful architectural designs that exude warmth, artistic taste and foster harmonious design concepts which utilize classic and traditional architectural features. 3. Architectural elements that compliment and reinforce the natural characteristics of the site including steeply pitched roofs of varying heights with large overhangs on the main body of the house, window openings, porches, patios and lanais. An abundant use of glass, including dormers, clerestory windows, bay and bow 3/20/08

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windows, careful and sensitive detailing on entrances, facias, soffits, gable end, transom areas, above doors and windows is desired. Finally, an emphasis on materials, such as brick, stone and/or wood, and overall, high-grade, quality construction that is in harmony with the project theme.

LIMITATIONS OF RESPONSIBILITIES

The primary goal of the Design Review Board is to review the application, plans, specifications, materials, and samples submitted and to determine if the proposed structure conforms in appearance and construction criteria with the standards and policies as set forth by the Committee. The Design Review Board otherwise assumes no further responsibilities.

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SECTION TWO - REVIEW PROCESS The Design Review Board shall consist of the Developer and its design consultants until such time as the Developer selects and appoints others, subject to the applicable provisions of the Declaration.

FUNCTIONS OF THE DESIGN REVIEW BOARD 1.

The Design Review Board will evaluate each of the housing plans submitted by a Lot Owner for the following items: 1.

adherence to the design criteria and subdivision grading and drainage plans.

b.

performance and quality standards set forth in the Design Guidelines

c.

compatibility of the design with the adjoining sites and common spaces

2.

The Design Review Board will interpret the Design Guidelines at the request of the Owners. If conflicts arise in meeting these Design Guideline standards, the Design Review Board will review and evaluate the conditions.

3.

The Design Review Board has the right to grant variances from the Design Guidelines in accordance with the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions.

4.

The Design Review Board shall have the right to monitor and overview the design and construction process in order to insure conformance with the approved documents and the standards set forth in these Design Guidelines.

5.

The Design Review Board shall review each submittal and respond, authorizing the continuation through the next phase of the review process. Unapproved submissions shall be revised and resubmitted for review and approval. Approval will be in writing and shall in no way relieve the Owner of his responsibility and liability for adherence to any applicable ordinances and codes.

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DESIGN REVIEW PROCESS

The following is an outline of each phase of the design review process and submittal requirements for each phase. Initial Criteria The Developer has selected a total of two (2) builders, "Featured Builders", to construct homes within the Salano community. An Owner is restricted to selecting only these builders. Design Review An Owner must submit to the Salano Design Review Board two (2) sets of the following:

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Design Review Application

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A site survey of the lot. Base data pertaining to lot lines, easements, all existing vegetation (if any), etc. are to be shown on the survey.

3.

Site plans. Indicate location of structure(s), swimming pool, walls, enclosures, decks, all lot utilities, etc. Scale to be a minimum of 1" = 20'. Show all building setbacks and proposed building (finish floor) elevations, proposed lot corner grade elevations, and lot grading type. NOTE: The maximum proposed fill grade for the lot must not exceed 1 foot above the established minimum finish floor elevation as indicated on the approved site development plans, or as otherwise specified by Pasco County lot grading criteria.

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Floor plan drawn to a 1/4" or 1/8" scale indicating room sizes and intended uses.

5.

Proposed elevations of all sides of the proposed structure, together with roof pitches, heights of structures, chimneys, etc.

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Square footage must be indicated on the plans in the following manner: a. b. c. d.

First Floor Second Floor (if applicable) Garage Patio, decks, courtyard, etc.

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7.

On Homesites that are "corner" lots, having two faces of the home facing a street, the "non-address" street side face of the home shall contain no less than fifty percent (50%) of the Architectural elements approved for the "Address" or front styling face of the home (i.e. stone, brick, decorative banding, siding, etc.).

8.*

Exterior Colors/Finishes/Materials Specifications Product samples/photos Color chips

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Landscape Plan including final grading and existing trees and planting to remain and to be removed. Scale 1" = 10' Topography Lot Drainage patterns Easements and rights-of-way Existing trees (4" diameter) Plant list with quantities, size and plant spacing Plant material locations Site and accent lighting details Surface material (paver brick, salt-finish concrete, etc.) Boundaries of all landscape treatments including sod and planting areas

*Must be submitted prior to installation if not prepared at time of Final Design Review.

The Design Review Board will use its best efforts to review all design documents and return one set of plans to the Owner within fifteen (15) days with the appropriate comments. Any subsequent changes required to comply with applicable codes must be resubmitted for approval. Any changes in material samples shall be required. The committee may request a meeting to discuss modifications of the drawings or in the specifications. After approval, the Design Review Board will retain one set of approved documents as a permanent record, and will return one set of approved documents to the Owner.

MODIFICATIONS

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accordance with the Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions. Homeowners contemplating a modification should contact the Design Review Board, in advance, to assure themselves that they have the most up-to-date copy of the Design Guidelines.

SECTION THREE - GENERAL DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS SITE IMPROVEMENT STANDARDS

The quality and character of Salano is intended to blend with and take advantage of all existing natural landscape. Whenever possible, existing trees and plants shall be retained. Clearing of existing vegetation should ideally be limited to those areas necessary for development.

General Standards

1)

All builders and homeowners shall submit landscape plans for approval by the Design Review Board which satisfy the general intent and specific requirements of these guidelines and Pasco County landscape ordinances.

2)

Landscaping is an essential element of the residence. Salano strongly suggests that the landscape design be completed by a registered Landscape Architect in the State of Florida who will provide expertise for the siting of the residence and the proposed site improvements. A minimum landscape package price, exclusive of sod and irrigation, shall total $7,500.00 (builder, i.e. wholesale, price) for interior lots and $8,500.00 for corner lots. At least 50% of the landscape package allocation shall be located in the front yard. All builders and homeowners shall submit adequate evidence (actual invoices from third parties) of their landscape expenditure to assure compliance with this community requirement (See Section 5 for specific details).

3)

Landscape plans must be completed at a scale no smaller that 1" - 20' and should show all natural areas, proposed planting beds, sodded lawn, and all tree locations (existing, removed and proposed). The plans must also include a plant list with common and botanical names, plant sizes, and material spacing. Shrub masses should be located so that neighbors’ views of the water or the golf course are not inhibited. Natural areas may be enhanced with the addition of understory materials to create islands of landscaping in the yard.

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The following setbacks are minimum standards and are measured from the property lines. a. Front setback - 25 feet b. Side setback - 7.5 feet c. Rear setback - 15 feet** ** - For lots adjacent to golf course property, vertical structures (pool enclosures, barbeque areas, or accessory structures) must maintain a minimum 10 foot setback from the rear property line. Unscreened pool decks may extend to within 5 feet of the rear property line, subject to the approval of the Design Review Board. - For lots that are adjacent to lakes, accessory structures may be located to within 10 feet of the rear yard setback line. Plans submitted in support of a request to reduce the rear yard setback from 15’ to 10’ must provide clear evidence for the need of such a reduction. The Design Review Board will review any such request on a case-by-case basis. All other locational criteria for accessory structures remain unchanged. Housing units shall have the minimum square footage as indicated in the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions. For Salano, the minimum square footage shall be 2,700 square feet (air conditioned), under roof.

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SECTION FOUR - ARCHITECTURAL STANDARDS HOUSE STYLES Housing types or styles should not be repetitive from lot to lot along a neighborhood street. Rather, a variety of houses are encouraged. With this in mind, participating builders shall prepare a minimum of four (4) separate and distinct model homes to be offered for sale within the Salano community. There shall be a minimum separation of two (2) lots from the same model home style, regardless of elevation). For example, participating builder’s Model X, when constructed on Lot 1, shall not be used again until Lot 4. Each house shall have as a minimum a two (2) car garage.

EXTERIOR MATERIALS AND COLORS

The use of the following exterior materials are appropriate. 1.

Masonry - brick, stone or cement board siding, as an integral part of the architecture.

2.

Wood - timbers, boards, or wood siding.

3.

Cementitious parge coat.

4.

The design of all four facades of the house shall include consistent architectural elements including use of materials and color (i.e. window banding, stone, brick, etc.).

NOTE: NO PLYWOOD, VINYL OR METAL SIDING ALLOWED.

Inappropriate use of materials and colors, as determined by the Design Review Board, will not be allowed, particularly bright colors.

ROOFS

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only if it is appropriate for a particular architectural style. Roof overhangs are required. Furthermore, no roof overhang (“eave”) of less than twelve (12") inches will be allowed, except that the eave overhang may be greater or lesser at any given location along the eave, so long as the reduction below 12" exists to accommodate the architectural enhancement of the home design. No mansard roofs will be allowed. a. All roof stacks, flashing and stainless or aluminum chimney caps and gutters shall be painted to match the approved roof colors. Roof stacks and plumbing vents shall be placed on rear slopes of the roofs where possible. b. Roof colors and textures shall be an integral part of the exterior color scheme of the building. “Color Thru” cement tile roofs, manufactured by Monier or Pioneer, shall be recommended. Natural gray unfinished tile roofs will not be approved. In the alternative, dimensional shingle roofing rated for a 30 year life may be utilized. For a dimensional shingle roof to be approved, the front wall face of the home must contain a minimum of forty percent (40%) coverage (based upon the front elevation square footage) of an alternative material, i.e., stone, brick, wood. The remaining wall faces must continue the alternative material detail. The 40% coverage requirement for the front elevation will be accomplished by no less than a 3’-6” wainscot application of alternative materials (height above 0’-0” as defined by the finish floor elevation). Rear elevations must also incorporate the same minimum coverage requirement of the front elevation alternative material treatment, although the wall portion of the rear house elevation which falls within the pool birdcage is not required to contain alternative materials. The Design Review Board will evaluate side elevation compliance with alternative materials on a case by case basis, since some homesites will provide exposed side yards which may require the side elevation to be enhanced with alternative materials. c. Solar water heating panels shall be reviewed on an individual basis and approval based upon the visual effect to the surrounding area. Generally their use is discouraged. d. "Key West" style metal roofs are prohibited.

GARAGES

A minimum two car garage sized for full sized cars is required. The garage may have a single double door or two overhead doors. All double doors should be compatible with the exterior design. No fiberglass doors are allowed. The garage door(s) are to be painted in a color consistent with the house detail and color. All garage doors will have an automatic opener installed and 3/20/08

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should be kept closed when not in use. Carports are not allowed.

WINDOWS/DOORS/FRONT ENTRANCES

All window muntin grid patterns must remain uniform from window to window. Shifts in grid alignment will not be permitted. Assorted window sizes will be discouraged on an individual home (i.e., cathedral fan arches mixed with flat spring arches). Ground floor windows should be recessed from the wall to provide a shadow line. Upper story windows must provide banding for a shadow line. Windows should be clear glass or bronze, gray, or smoke colors. No reflective glass or reflective tinting should be used. Bright-finished or bright-plated metal exterior doors, windows, window screens, louvers, exterior trim or structural members shall not be permitted. All main entrances will be enhanced by a projecting roofed portico or will be strongly detailed and recessed to provide a protected focused entry. "Facade" flat entrance doors are not permitted. Burglar bars in doors and windows shall not be permitted.

ROOF WINDOWS Skylights and/or roof windows will not be permitted on the primary elevation(s) of the home. These roof windows will only be permitted on secondary elevations if they properly align and compliment the home elevation. Dormer windows are the preferred alternative. Dormers must also maintain an alignment balance with the home elevation.

AWNINGS AND SHUTTERS

Awnings, canopies, and shutters shall be permitted subject to the approval of the Design Review Board. Hurricane storm shutters shall not be stored on the exterior of the residence. Exterior shutters, when used, should be an integral architectural feature. Storm shutters or windows may be installed over openings only as an impending storm approaches.

HURRICANE SHUTTERS

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aluminum and fabric/mesh materials. Duct take is not a certified window protection material and is therefore not allowed. Permanent shutters require prior approval of the Design Review Board. Both types of shutters must adhere to the following requirements: • • • • • •

CHIMNEYS

Temporary hurricane shutters may be installed and permanent shutters may be closed upon issuance of a tropical storm or hurricane “watch”. Temporary shutters must be removed, and permanent shutters opened, within 5 days after a watch or warning is lifted. At no time will hurricane shutters be used to secure a home, vacant or occupied, for a period of time outside that described above. All permanent hurricane protection material (shutters and film) shall be maintained in good, safe and neat order and be replaced with like material when torn or damaged. Mounting studs, brackets and other hardware that are permanently attached to the structure shall match the color of the house. Obtain permit, if applicable.

All exterior wall positioned chimneys are encouraged to be full foundation based chimneys. Unpainted exposed stainless metal or aluminum caps or wood sided chimneys will not be permitted. All chimneys must be compatibility positioned and proportionately balanced within the home's elevation(s).

DECKS/PORCHES/SCREEN ROOMS

Detailing of all patios and decks and “add-on” screen rooms must be architecturally compatible with the home. Patios, decks and screen rooms shall be designed to serve as an extension of the house. Rails, pickets and underpinning of patios and decks should be painted to match or compliment the trim of the house. Views to the underside of decks must be screened with underpinning (latticing, etc.) and/or landscape material large enough to provide screening upon installation. Porch screening colors shall compliment and blend with the house (green is not allowed). No mill-finish aluminum will be allowed as framing for a porch or pool enclosure. Screen room additions (walls and roof) shall utilize similar materials to the home -- metal screen rooms are prohibited.

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GUTTERS

The use of gutters is recommended unless gutters are not in character with the architectural style of the home. Downspouts shall be designed to be compatible with the building elevations (i.e. located in corners, not protruding from walls).

SECTION FIVE - SITE STANDARDS

LANDSCAPE STANDARDS

To insure that the overall beauty of Salano is preserved and enhanced, the Design Review Board has the authority to approve or disapprove landscape plans for individual residences. A recommended plant list is provided as Appendix A. All lots or other property which is subject hereto upon which a dwelling or other improvement has been constructed shall be fully sodded and shall be maintained with at least the minimum landscaping required and approved by the Design Review Board. For any lot that backs to or is otherwise adjacent to an existing lake or pond, the adjacent lake bank shall be re-sodded and irrigated down to the water’s edge, and maintained by the Owner as a natural extension of the rear or side yard.

GENERAL PLANTING DESIGN

The following landscape performance guidelines are designed to create a pleasant and consistent neighborhood environment: 1) A minimum of three (3) shade trees must be included in the landscape design of each home and yard, excluding the street tree requirement. A maximum of two (2) of these trees should be used in the front yard. The preference is that the trees be selected to provide a canopy. The minimum tree height shall be twelve to fourteen feet (12'-14'), with a caliper of two to two and one-half inches d.b.h. (2-2 ½" dbh). 2) A mixture of large and small shrubs in 3 gallon containers or larger shall be planted in the front yard concentrated to screen exposed front foundation walls and/or provide appropriate setting for the house. (See acceptable shrub list in Appendix “A”.) 3/20/08

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3)

At least two (2) accent trees 6'-8' feet high shall be required. Accent trees shall be minimum 3" caliper unless multi-trunk. See Appendix "A" for approved accent trees.

4)

A mixture of large and small shrubs in 3 gallon containers or larger shall be planted in side yards on each side concentrated to provide setting for wall and house. (See acceptable shrub list in Appendix “A�.)

5)

All lots shall be sodded, subject to current Pasco County Landscaping and Irrigation Ordinance requirements. In order that visual continuity between the lots be maintained, grass shall be of a St. Augustine Floratam or equal, as approved by the Design Review Board.

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All yards and new plantings shall be installed with 100% coverage by an automatic irrigation system, with portions designed for drip or micro irrigation, as required by Pasco County Landscaping and Irrigation Ordinance.

7)

Shrubs and ground covers shall be spaced for mature and healthy growth at the following suggested centers: large shrubs 36"-48" on center; small shrubs 24"-30" on center; ground covers 18"-24" on center; annuals 6"-9" on center.

8)

The Owner, builder or landscape architect is encouraged to use key specimens to create focal points of interest.

9)

Planting should follow a layered transition from ground covers to small shrubs to large shrubs with the smaller materials in front of the large materials.

10)

Simple planting designs with a limited palette are preferred over complex mixtures of plants.

11)

In order to avoid a hedgerow along adjacent properties, it is recommended that large shrub material not be planted along the property line forward of the house line except to frame views and to create focal points. Small shrubs, low ground covers and sod are preferred along property lines in order to allow continuous open greenspace along the street.

12)

Individual landscapes should strive to achieve continuity with the balance of the community. Highly themed landscapes such as oriental gardens shall be prohibited in areas viewed from the street or golf course.

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used as guidelines in the plant material selection and were derived from the plants' capacity to survive in the environment and compatibility with other plants at Salano. 14)

The intent of the landscape development on each lot is to provide a sense of community identity. The planting scheme should attempt to have as mature an effect as possible at the time of installation.

15)

Plant composition should employ a compatible variety of plant types in order to build a pleasant transition from property to property.

16)

No shrubs shall be planted in the right-of-way without approval of the Design Review Board.

17)

The Design Review Board encourages the planting along the property boundary to be curvilinear in form rather than to reinforce the actual property boundary.

18)

Stone, crushed brick, or similar materials, will only be allowed as mulch subject to approval by the Design Review Board. Shredded cypress bark, pine bark nuggets, pine straw or hardwood chips shall be encouraged.

19)

Landscaping material for screening air conditioners and other mechanical equipment must, at time of installation, screen these items from street and adjacent Owner view.

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When permitted by the Design Review Board, shrubs and hedges planted along the property boundaries shall be maintained to a maximum height of four feet (4’) in keeping with the Design Guidelines’ rules regarding the maximum fence height of 4’ (with the sole exception of the permitted perimeter planting adjacent to a fence or wall greater than 4’). In such case, the plantings cannot exceed the height of the adjacent fence or wall.

STREETSCAPE AND FRONT YARD REQUIREMENTS With the allowance for variety in architectural style, it is highly desirable to create a cohesive and unifying street landscape. Therefore, a coordinated Streetscape plan has been established. This area includes that portion of the yard from the edge of the street pavement to the front of the house. 1) All homes shall be landscaped with the following or a combination thereof; grass, ground covers, shrubs, vines and trees. 3/20/08

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Front yard appearance: Landscape plans must utilize at least 10% to 30% native Florida species, other than trees and turf grass, in accordance with the Pasco County Landscaping and Irrigation Ordinance. Exotic material (specimens, cactus, etc.) should be limited to private courtyards, formal entries, and enclosed gardens, if used at all.

3)

All shrub beds shall receive a 2" layer of mulch materials. No bare ground is acceptable.

4)

All planted areas shall receive 100% automatic irrigation coverage, subject to the requirements and limitations imposed by the Pasco County Landscaping and Irrigation Ordinance. Wells are not permitted without first obtaining an exception by the Design Review Board. Heads installed in sodded area shall be at turf level or below, and all valves must be installed below grade. The system shall provide complete coverage to edge of road and shall minimize spray on streets, walks, adjacent properties, etc. The irrigation system shall be functional at the time of landscape installation. The street trees shall be planted between the sidewalk and curb and contractors shall install root control chemicals.

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All grass areas in each development including front, back and side yards shall be St. Augustine "Floratam" or equal, as approved by Design Review Board.

6)

All corner lots shall have front yard trees and street trees on all street sides unless otherwise approved by the Design Review Board.

STREET TREES

The Streetscape area shall be that area between the back of the curb and the right-of-way line. The Streetscape plant material shall consist of Live Oaks (Quercas Virginiana) and turf, with the option of annual beds. Trees shall be a minimum of 4-4 ½" Caliper 14'-16' feet overall height and 10-12' foot spread planted no closer than 25' feet apart. The required street trees shall have five feet (5') minimum clear trunk with no "U" or multiple trunks. The street trees must be planted within 6' feet of the curb starting at one side property line. It will be the responsibility of the Owner to water and fertilize the tree and let it grow to its natural shape and size. A minimum of two (2) street trees for interior lots, and four (4) street trees for corner lots, must be included within the streetscape area.

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No curb side parking areas may be created by extending any portion of the street pavement. Asphalt driveways are prohibited. Concrete surfaces featuring paver brick banding at a minimum are required for all driveways from the dwelling to the street, and for all sidewalks leading from a driveway to the dwelling. Driveway aprons must be paved in the same manner as the driveway. Where possible, access to corner lots shall be from the least traveled street. Every driveway shall provide positive drainage away from the house and garage.

WALKWAYS

Four foot (4') sidewalks within rights-of-way shall be constructed by Owner/builder in conjunction with construction of the home. These sidewalks may be constructed of concrete, except within the limits of the driveway, which should be constructed consistent with the paver banding pattern of the driveway.

FENCES AND WALLS

All proposed fences must be approved by the Design Review Board prior to installation.

Privacy fencing will be considered, but must be specifically approved by Design Review Board. Any privacy fencing must be in accordance with Pasco County Zoning Code and not extend forward of the rear wall of the house. Fencing of the front yard areas is not permitted without prior approval of the Design Review Board. Rear yard fencing is discouraged as the feeling of open space and the unity of the surrounding area is an important part of traditional Florida design concepts. In the event the Design Review Board determines that a fence may adversely affect the line of sight view of a neighbor the Design Review Board has the right not to approve the fence plan. Enclosing a child's swing set can be done in limited areas by a black wrought iron or aluminum fence not to exceed four feet (4') in height. Water softeners, sprinkler controls, and other similar utilitarian devices are permitted to be fenced, provided they are properly screened from view in a manner approved by the Design Review Board. No fences taller than four feet (4') are permitted. All fences are to be constructed of black wrought iron or aluminum -- no wood fences, chain link or plastic (pvc) fences are permitted. 3/20/08

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Fences are discouraged in side yards, except small enclosures for mechanical equipment, lanai areas, spas, play equipment, or to screen trash containers; and when approved, shall not extend beyond the sight line of the adjacent house. Any wall and/or fence should be constructed of materials common to the house or materials to complement the house. Fences shall be landscaped on the street side.

AIR CONDITIONERS, GARBAGE AND TRASH CONTAINERS

All air conditioning units shall be shielded and hidden so that they shall not be visible from any street or adjacent property. Elements such as air conditioners and other mechanical equipment shall be totally screened from public view with plant material or wall. Window and/or wall air conditioning units shall not be permitted. All garbage and trash containers shall be placed in an enclosed or landscaped area as approved by the Design Review Board. All mechanical equipment not screened architecturally shall be screened with planting material. Plant material height must be greater than the height of the equipment at the time of installation. All setbacks as required by public utilities must be adhered to.

MAILBOXES

The Design Review Board has pre-selected a mailbox design. Owner shall purchase the mailbox from __________________________. Please contact ___________________ for installation of the approved Salano mailbox.

BARBECUES

Barbecue areas shall be designed to be integral with patio areas. Prevailing winds should be considered during siting to avoid excessive smoke and odor oriented toward adjacent homes.

FLAGPOLES

A flagpole for display of the American Flag only shall be permitted, with a maximum height of eight feet (8') from ground elevation, subject to Design Review Board approval of placement and design. No flagpole shall be used as an antenna. 3/20/08

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All signs, billboards and advertising structures are prohibited.

ANTENNAS

Satellite dishes or antennas shall be permitted, provided the satellite dish or antenna complies with the Telecommunications Act of 1996, Part II of Title III, Section 207, and subject to review by the Design Review Board. The following restrictions shall apply: - No satellite dish or antenna may be larger than 1 meter (39") in diameter. - All satellite dishes and antennas must be placed so as not to be seen from the street and/or golf course as long as such placement does not impair reception. - Wherever possible, as determined by the Design Review Board, satellite dishes and antennas must be screened by landscaping approved by the Design Review Board. - Wherever possible, satellite dishes and antennas will be painted to blend into the background as long as the painting does not impair reception.

RECREATIONAL ITEMS, ACCESSORY STRUCTURES & DECORATIVE OBJECTS

Above ground swimming pools shall not be permitted. Swimming pools shall not be permitted on the street side of the residence without special permission from Design Review Board. Pool screening must not be visible from the street in front of the residence. Pool screening colors shall complement and blend with the house (green is not allowed). Pool enclosure framing shall repeat building architecture and shapes. No mill-finish aluminum will be allowed as framing for a pool enclosure. Accessory structures, such as playhouses, tool sheds or doghouses shall not be permitted unless specific written approval of the Design Review Board is obtained. Playhouses and play structures must be placed within the limits of the overall building envelope and not encroaching into any building setback, either side yard or rear yard setback. Playhouses and play structures, when permitted outside of the building area, are to be placed closer to the home than to any property line. Furthermore, no part of the play structure shall be above eight (8) feet in height, nor contain a second level. No decorative objects such as sculptures, birdbaths, fountains, and the like shall be placed or installed on the street side of any lot or within view from the golf course without approval of the Design Review Board. Clotheslines shall not be permitted on lots. Tennis Courts are discouraged. Basketball standards and portable backboards shall be located away from the street and not 3/20/08

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within any setback area. Pole mounted backboards, when allowable, should have a black pole with a clear backboard. Portable backboards are to be stored out of view when not in use. All play equipment shall be restricted to backyards and shall be located outside the rear and side setbacks. The Design Review Board reserves the right to require landscape screening for play equipment which is in the view of contiguous lot Owners or in view from the street.

RECREATIONAL VEHICLES

Recreational vehicles, such as boats, motor homes and campers, may only be stored on-site a maximum of twenty-four (24) hours (unless fully garaged) within any consecutive thirty (30) day period.

HARDSCAPE

1)

Driveways, walkways, pool/patio decks, fencing and any approved garden structures shall be included on either the landscape or the site plan. Provide material and color call outs and dimensions for all paving sections. Details and cut-sheets are needed to delineate these elements as a construction document. (Note: landscape lighting can be included on this plan). The landscape plan and the site plan must be fully coordinated.

LIGHTING

Exterior lighting is often the only way to perceive a landscape at night. It not only serves as a strong design element but can provide direction and safety. Overall principles for lot lighting will embody the following: 1) All lighting plans and visible exterior light fixtures shall be submitted to the Design Review Board for approval prior to installation. All landscape lighting shall be of a soft and diffused character used to illuminate landscape planting instead of building surfaces. 2) Flood lights shall be shielded and concealed as much as possible to prevent direct visibility of the light source, harsh glare or view of the fixture in daylight. 3) No colored lamps (e.g., red, green, blue or amber) will be allowed except on a 3/20/08

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seasonal basis. 4)

Lighting shall generally not be conspicuous. When light from fixtures is directly visible, the lighting shall be low wattage to prevent sharp contrasts from surrounding areas at night.

5)

Light levels shall not vary greatly between separate illuminated areas, and areas illuminated and not illuminated. Light pollution from atmospheric spill, excessive lighting sources, or other errors in design judgement or installation shall be subject to correction if deemed intrusive by the Design Review Board upon final installation.

6)

All exterior wall or ceiling mounted decorative fixtures shall be of high quality and in conformance with the architectural style of the dwelling.

7)

The Owner might desire additional security lighting. All security lighting must be approved by the Design Review Board.

8)

Walk lights placed in grass areas or adjacent to walk ways in shrub or ground cover areas must use below grade wiring and junction boxes to minimize the daytime visibility of that hardware.

9)

The Design Review Board recommends field testing of all fixtures at night, prior to final installation.

TIME LIMITATIONS

After the final design review and approval by the Committee, the Lot Owner must begin construction within six (6) months from the date of approval, or forfeit all approvals. In that event, a new application must be submitted and approval obtained before commencement of construction. In any event, construction must be completed within twelve months of commencement.

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SECTION SIX GENERAL RULES FOR ALL CONTRACTORS AND SERVICE PERSONNEL

GENERAL RULES The following rules apply to all employees of Salano’s contractors and service personnel while on Salano’s premises. 1. All Contractor personnel are required to enter and leave through the designated 3/20/08

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5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

construction gate. The construction traffic will be allowed from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m, Monday through Saturday, except on certain holidays. Special permission is necessary to move equipment/deliveries on Sundays. Contractors are required to keep their job sites as neat and clean as possible Trash and discarded materials must be removed weekly. There will be no stockpiling or dumping on adjacent lots or on streets. Construction materials are to be neatly piled on site; debris and rubbish are to be contained in dumpsters and periodically removed when full; tall, unsightly weeds are to be routinely cut back, streets adjoining a construction site are to be frequently swept clean of dirt and construction trash. Trash not removed will be removed by Salano and billed to the responsible contractor or subcontractor. Where particularly offensive construction activities occur adjacent to a developed property or otherwise sensitive land use, the Design Review Board may require the Contractor to erect a proper fence to screen that activity. The design of that fence must be approved by the Design Review Board. Adjacent properties must also be protected from wind-born dust and debris by installation of silt fencing around the perimeter of the homesite under construction. The installation and location of all temporary structures such as site trailers and leasing offices are prohibited. All vacant property shall be kept cleared of debris; and shall be continuously maintained in its natural condition until construction commences on the property. Contractors will use only the utilities provided on the immediate site on which they are working. Any damage to streets and curbs, drainage, inlets, street lights, street markers, mailboxes, walls, etc., will be repaired by Owner/builder. There will be no washing of any truck on the streets or any vacant lots. Any concrete delivery truck washed out must be on your construction site. Operators of vehicles are required to see that they do not spill any damaging materials while within Salano; and, if spillage occurs, operators are responsible for cleaning up. Please report any spills as soon as possible.

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report such an accident to the appropriate utility within 30 minutes.

12. All personnel working in Salano are to insure that they will keep all areas in which they work or travel through free of discarded materials such as lunch bags and odd materials. Objects should not be thrown out of cars and trucks. Stockpiling of any materials on adjacent lots is not allowed. 13. Loud radios or noise will not be allowed within the subdivision. This is distracting and discomforting to property Owners. Do not mount speakers on vehicles or outside of homes under construction. Remember that sound travels a long way on a windy day. 14. All contractors and their employees must discontinue work by 5:30 pm daily. 15. Vehicles (trucks, vans, cars, etc.) may not be left in the subdivision over night. Construction equipment may be left on the site while needed, but must not be kept on the street. Parking should be off streets whenever possible. 16. No contractor personnel will be permitted to bring non-contractor personnel or pets on property. Infractions of the published construction rules may be cause for a $500 fine to the Owner or builder per infraction, and/or the suspension of builder or builder’s sub-contractors from the project.

SECTION SEVEN – APPLICATION FORMS & CHECKLISTS The following forms shall be submitted to the Design Review Board for: Design Review Application ................................................................................................ Exhibit A Modification Request Request for Additions and/or Changes(s) in Approved Plans ...................................................................................................... Exhibit B

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Exhibit A ________________________________________________________________________ Salano Design Review Application To: Chairman, Design Review Board Builder: ___________________________________________________________ Owner:____________________________________________________________ Lot: ____________________________________________________________ Date: ____________________________________________________________ This Submittal is for: _________ New Construction _________ New Additions to existing structure Has floor plan been previously approved for another lot? __________________________ If yes, for which lot? ____________ Is elevation style substantially different? Air Conditioned Space (1st Floor) Air Conditioned Space (2nd Floor) Total Net Square Ft. Covered Porches Garage/Storage Other: _________________________ Total Gross Square Ft.

___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________

_______________________________________________________________________ Owner _______________________________________________________________________ Name ______________________________________________________________________________ Street ______________________________________________________________________________ City State Zip ______________________________________________________________________________ Phone Builder ______________________________________________________________________________ Name ______________________________________________________________________________ Street ______________________________________________________________________________ City State Zip ______________________________________________________________________________ Phone

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______________________________________________________________________ General Information Lot Dimensions: __________________ Lot Sq. Ft.: _______________ Stories:_______ Bedrooms:

__________________________ Baths: ________________________

Height From Slab:________________________________________________________ Height from crown of road to roof ridge:

________________________________________________________

We propose to commence on or about: ______________________________________________

The following documents are provided herewith in one set as required by the Salano Design Review Board. _________________ Final Design Review Applications _________________ Final Site Plan _________________ Final Exterior Elevations _________________ Final Building Plans, including Pool/Enclosure Plans _________________ Exterior Colors/Finishes/Materials _________________ Final Landscaping Plans NOTE:

If you feel there are any unusual items that require specific attention, please state above.

No occupancy of the residence is permitted until all construction and landscaping are complete in accordance with the plans, drawings, specifications and landscape information approved by the Design Review Board. _________________________________________ Owner Builder

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After the initial and major review and approval by the Committee, the Participating Builder must begin construction within six (6) months from the date of approval, or forfeit all approvals. In that event, a new application must be submitted and approvals obtained before commencement of construction. In any event, construction must be completed within twelve months of commencement.

Date Received _______________________________________ The Design Review Board has reviewed the foregoing application and rendered the following decision: _________ Approved _________ Approved with limiting conditions _________ Denied Comments (recommendations):

Limiting conditions to be approved prior to construction.

__________________________________________________________ Chairman/Design Review Board __________________________________________________________ Date Time Limitations:

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Modification Request Request For Additions and/or Changes in Approved Plans Name of Applicant:_____________________________________ Phone:_________________________ Address of Applicant:__________________________________________________________________ (for correspondence) Person or Agent to be contacted for additional information:____________________________________ Phone____________________ I (we) propose to construct a dwelling on Lot ______________ I (we) propose to change construction on or about _______________________________ or (date uncertain) ______________________________________________________________________ The following documents are provided herewith in duplicate as required by The Salano Design Review Board: ______________ Plans ______________ Specifications ______________ Other _________________________________________________________ Please examine these preliminary documents and advise if they are approved or disapproved, or require additional information or plans. Applicant ___________________________________________ Date ___________________________ Approval Granted __________ Approval Denied Because: ______________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ The Salano Design Review Board By:_____________________________________________ Date:______________________________

Appendix A Recommended Plant List

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Landscaping Materials 1)

The Design Review Board encourages the use of plant material on the Salano approved list (see Accepted Plant Palette). It prohibits the use of plant material not included on the list without the specific approval of the Design Review Board.

2)

The following trees and shrubs are not acceptable for landscaping within Salano: Chinese Tallow (Sapium sebiferum) Brazilian Pepper (Schinus spp.) Punk Trees (Malaleuca spp.) Mimosa (Albizzia spp.) Australian Pine (Casuarina spp.) Chinaberry (Melia azedarach) French Mulberry (Morus alba) Ear Tree (Enterolobium cyclocarpum) Eucalyptus Species (eucalyptus species) Arbor Vitae (Thuja orientalis)

Accepted Plant Palette: Acceptable Shade Trees Live Oak (Quercus virginiana) Laurel Oak (Quercus laurifolia) Sycamore (Plantanus occidentalis) Southern Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora) Sweetgum (Liquidamber styraciflua) Red Maple (Acer rubrum) Slash Pine (Pinus elliotti) Longleaf Pine (Pinus taeda) Elms (no Chinese) Acceptable Palm Trees Washington Palm (Wasingtonia robusta) Queen Palm (Syagrus romanzoffiana) Cabbage Palm (Sabal palmetto) Canary Island Date Palm (Phoenix canariensis)

Acceptable Accent / Flowering Trees Dogwood (Cornus florida) Ligustrum (Ligustrum japonicum & Ligustrum lucidum) Crape-Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica) East Palatka Holly (Illex opaca, "East Palatka") 3/20/08


Savannah Holly (Illex opaca, "Savannah") Nellie Stevens Holly (Illex opaca, “Nellie R. Stevens”) Hollywood Juniper (Juniperus torulosa) Loquat (Eriobotrya japonica) Jacaranda (Jacaranda mimosifolia) Peltophorum (Peltophorum pterocarpum) Tabebuia varieties Acceptable Shrubs King Sago (Cycas revoluta) Crinum Lily (Crinum aslaticum) Lady Palm (raphis excelsa) Pygmy Date Palm (phoenix roebelenii) Yellow Anise (Ilicium parviflorum) Chinese Witch Hazel ‘Ruby’ (Loropetalum chinense) Arboricola (Schefflera arboricola) Sweet Viburnum (Viburnum odoratissimum) Cast Iron Plant (Aspiidistra elatior) Spider Lily (Crinum Asiaticum) Camellia (Camillia japonica) Sasanqua (Camillia sasanqua) Pittosporum (Pittosporum species) Sandankwa (Viburnum species) Plumbago (Plumbago capensis) Indian Hawthorn (Raphiolepis indica) Azaleas (Rhododendron species) Coontie (Zamia floridana) Ligustrum (Ligustrum species) Juniper (Juniperus species) Dwarf Horned Holly (Ilex cornuta rotunda) Dwarf Yaupon (Ilex vomitoria nana) Japanese Yew (Podocarpus macrophylla) Pampas Grass (Cortadeia selloana) Gardenia (Gardenia species) Sinensis (Ligustrum sinensis) Nandina (Nandina domestica) Acceptable Ground Covers Mondo Grass (Ophiopon japonicum) Border Grass - Lilyturf (Liriope muscari) Giant Grass (Liriope “Evergreen Giant”) Muhly Grass (Muhlenbergia capillaris) Red Fountain Grass (Pennisetum setaceum ‘Rubrum’) 3/20/08


Cord Grass (Spartina bakeri) Southern Shield Fern (Dryopteris ludoviciana) Dwarf Shore Juniper (Juniperus conferta compacta) Parson’s Juniper (Juniperus parsonii) African Iris (Moraea iridiodes) Blue Lily of the Nile (Agapanthus africanus) Boston Fern (Nephrolepsis exaltata) Holly Fern (Cyrtomium falcatum) Ivies (Hedera canariensis) Daylilies (Hemerocallis species) Periwinkle (Vinca major) Society Garlic (Tulbaghia fragrans) Wedelia (Wedelia trilobata) Trachelospermum jasminoides varieties Lakefront Native Aquatic Vegetation Trees Bald Cypress (Taxodium distichum) Common Willow (Salix caroliniana) Dahoon Holly (Ilex cassine) Hornbeam (Carpinus caroliniana) Loblolly Bay (Gordonia lasianthus) Pond Cypress (Taxodium ascendens) Red Ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica) Red Maple (Acer rubrum) Sugar Berry (Celtis laeuigata) Swamp Tupelo (Nyssa biflora) Sweet Bay (Magnolia virginiana) Sweet Gum (Liquidamber styraciflua) Water Ash (Fraxinus caroliniana) Water Locust (Gleditsia aquatica)

Shrubs Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis) Pond apple (Annana glara) St. Johns Wort (Hypericum fasciculatum) Swamp Dogwood (Cornus stricta) Water Willow (Justicia ovata) Wax Myrtle (Myrica cerifera) 3/20/08


Grasses Alligator Weed (Alternanthera philoxeroides) Arrow Arum (Pettandra virginica) Arrowhead (Sagittaria tracyi) Bulrush (Scirpus spp.) Maidencane (Panicum hemitomon) Narrowleaf Sawgrass (Caldium mariscoides) Pickerelweed (Pontederia lancoslata) Swamp Fern (Blechnum serrulatum)

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DESIGN GUIDELINES SECTION ONE - INTRODUCTION

DEVELOPERS POLICY STATEMENT Property in the Cielo community is subject to certain restrictions as defined in the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions for The Champions’ Club. This manual is designed to further explain and provide guidelines for construction. A Homeowners Association has been established for project control, ownership and maintenance of common spaces and the community’s storm drainage system. During the initial phases of development, the Association will be managed by the Developer. The Developer reserves the right to revise and update the design criteria as well as the performance and quality standards to respond to future changes. The Architectural Control Committee, functioning as the community’s “Design Review Board”, seeks to foster thoughtful design and to promote harmony between neighboring residences before, during and after construction. The Committee desires to be objective and maintain sensitivity to the individual aspects of design.

KEY DESIGN GUIDELINES

The following list summarizes those design elements which the Design Review Board requires: 1. Use of certified and/or qualified professionals in the fields of planning, architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, surveying and construction. 2. Emphasis on thoughtful architectural designs that exude warmth, artistic taste and foster harmonious design concepts which utilize classic and traditional architectural features. 3. Architectural elements that compliment and reinforce the natural characteristics of the site including steeply pitched roofs of varying heights with large overhangs on 3/20/08

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the main body of the house, window openings, porches, patios and lanais. An abundant use of glass, including dormers, clerestory windows, bay and bow windows, careful and sensitive detailing on entrances, facias, soffits, gable end, transom areas, above doors and windows is desired. Finally, an emphasis on materials, such as brick, stone and/or wood, and overall, high-grade, quality construction that is in harmony with the project theme.

LIMITATIONS OF RESPONSIBILITIES

The primary goal of the Design Review Board is to review the application, plans, specifications, materials, and samples submitted and to determine if the proposed structure conforms in appearance and construction criteria with the standards and policies as set forth by the Committee. The Design Review Board otherwise assumes no further responsibilities.

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SECTION TWO - REVIEW PROCESS The Design Review Board shall consist of the Developer and its design consultants until such time as the Developer selects and appoints others, subject to the applicable provisions of the Declaration.

FUNCTIONS OF THE DESIGN REVIEW BOARD 1.

The Design Review Board will evaluate each of the housing plans submitted by a Lot Owner for the following items: 1.

adherence to the design criteria and subdivision grading and drainage plans.

b.

performance and quality standards set forth in the Design Guidelines

c.

compatibility of the design with the adjoining sites and common spaces

2.

The Design Review Board will interpret the Design Guidelines at the request of the Owners. If conflicts arise in meeting these Design Guideline standards, the Design Review Board will review and evaluate the conditions.

3.

The Design Review Board has the right to grant variances from the Design Guidelines in accordance with the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions.

4.

The Design Review Board shall have the right to monitor and overview the design and construction process in order to insure conformance with the approved documents and the standards set forth in these Design Guidelines.

5.

The Design Review Board shall review each submittal and respond, authorizing the continuation through the next phase of the review process. Unapproved submissions shall be revised and resubmitted for review and approval. Approval will be in writing and shall in no way relieve the Owner of his responsibility and liability for adherence to any applicable ordinances and codes.

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DESIGN REVIEW PROCESS

The following is an outline of each phase of the design review process and submittal requirements for each phase. Initial Criteria The Developer has selected a total of two (2) builders, "Featured Builders", to construct homes within the Cielo community. An Owner is restricted to selecting only these builders. Design Review An Owner must submit to the Cielo Design Review Board two (2) sets of the following:

1.

Design Review Application

2.

A site survey of the lot. Base data pertaining to lot lines, easements, all existing vegetation (if any), etc. are to be shown on the survey.

3.

Site plans. Indicate location of structure(s), swimming pool, walls, enclosures, decks, all lot utilities, etc. Scale to be a minimum of 1" = 20'. Show all building setbacks and proposed building (finish floor) elevations, proposed lot corner grade elevations, and lot grading type. NOTE: The maximum proposed fill grade for the lot must not exceed 1 foot above the established minimum finish floor elevation as indicated on the approved site development plans, or as otherwise specified by Pasco County lot grading criteria.

4.

Floor plan drawn to a 1/4" or 1/8" scale indicating room sizes and intended uses.

5.

Proposed elevations of all sides of the proposed structure, together with roof pitches, heights of structures, chimneys, etc.

6.

Square footage must be indicated on the plans in the following manner:

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8.*

Exterior Colors/Finishes/Materials Specifications Product samples/photos Color chips

9.*

On Homesites that are "corner" lots, having two faces of the home facing a street, the "non-address" street side face of the home shall contain no less than fifty percent (50%) of the Architectural elements approved for the "Address" or front styling face of the home (i.e. stone, brick, decorative banding, siding, etc.).

Landscape Plan including final grading and existing trees and planting to remain and to be removed. Scale 1" = 10' Topography Lot Drainage patterns Easements and rights-of-way Existing trees (4" diameter) Plant list with quantities, size and plant spacing Plant material locations Site and accent lighting details Surface material (paver brick, salt-finish concrete, etc.) Boundaries of all landscape treatments including sod and planting areas

*Must be submitted prior to installation if not prepared at time of Final Design Review.

The Design Review Board will use its best efforts to review all design documents and return one set of plans to the Owner within fifteen (15) days with the appropriate comments. Any subsequent changes required to comply with applicable codes must be resubmitted for approval. Any changes in material samples shall be required. The committee may request a meeting to discuss modifications of the drawings or in the specifications. After approval, the Design Review Board will retain one set of approved documents as a permanent record, and will return one set of approved documents to the Owner.

MODIFICATIONS

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The Design Review Board shall have exclusive jurisdiction over the approval of modifications, additions, or alterations made on or to existing residences or structures in accordance with the Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions. Homeowners contemplating a modification should contact the Design Review Board, in advance, to assure themselves that they have the most up-to-date copy of the Design Guidelines.

SECTION THREE - GENERAL DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS SITE IMPROVEMENT STANDARDS

The quality and character of Cielo is intended to blend with and take advantage of all existing natural landscape. Whenever possible, existing trees and plants shall be retained. Clearing of existing vegetation should ideally be limited to those areas necessary for development.

General Standards

1)

All builders and homeowners shall submit landscape plans for approval by the Design Review Board which satisfy the general intent and specific requirements of these guidelines and Pasco County landscape ordinances.

2)

Landscaping is an essential element of the residence. Cielo strongly suggests that the landscape design be completed by a registered Landscape Architect in the State of Florida who will provide expertise for the siting of the residence and the proposed site improvements. A minimum landscape package price, exclusive of sod and irrigation, shall total $7,500.00 (builder, i.e. wholesale, price) for interior lots and $8,500.00 for corner lots. At least 50% of the landscape package allocation shall be located in the front yard. All builders and homeowners shall submit adequate evidence (actual invoices from third parties) of their landscape expenditure to assure compliance with this community requirement (See Section 5 for specific details).

3)

Landscape plans must be completed at a scale no smaller that 1" - 20' and should show all natural areas, proposed planting beds, sodded lawn, and all tree locations (existing, removed and proposed). The plans must also include a plant list with common and botanical names, plant sizes, and material spacing. Shrub masses should be located so that neighbors’ views of the water or the golf course are not inhibited. Natural areas may be enhanced with the addition of understory materials to create islands of landscaping in the yard.

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SETBACKS

The following setbacks are minimum standards and are measured from the property lines. a. Front setback - 25 feet b. Side setback - 7.5 feet c. Rear setback - 15 feet** ** - For lots adjacent to golf course property, vertical structures (pool enclosures, barbeque areas, or accessory structures) must maintain a minimum 10 foot setback from the rear property line. Unscreened pool decks may extend to within 5 feet of the rear property line, subject to the approval of the Design Review Board. - For lots that are adjacent to lakes, accessory structures may be located to within 10 feet of the rear yard setback line. Plans submitted in support of a request to reduce the rear yard setback from 15’ to 10’ must provide clear evidence for the need of such a reduction. The Design Review Board will review any such request on a case-by-case basis. All other locational criteria for accessory structures remain unchanged. Housing units shall have the minimum square footage as indicated in the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions. For Cielo, the minimum square footage shall be 2,700 square feet (air conditioned), under roof.

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SECTION FOUR - ARCHITECTURAL STANDARDS HOUSE STYLES Housing types or styles should not be repetitive from lot to lot along a neighborhood street. Rather, a variety of houses are encouraged. With this in mind, participating builders shall prepare a minimum of four (4) separate and distinct model homes to be offered for sale within the Cielo community. There shall be a minimum separation of two (2) lots from the same model home style, regardless of elevation). For example, participating builder’s Model X, when constructed on Lot 1, shall not be used again until Lot 4. Each house shall have as a minimum a two (2) car garage.

EXTERIOR MATERIALS AND COLORS

The use of the following exterior materials are appropriate. 1.

Masonry - brick, stone or cement board siding, as an integral part of the architecture.

2.

Wood - timbers, boards, or wood siding.

3.

Cementitious parge coat.

4.

The design of all four facades of the house shall include consistent architectural elements including use of materials and color (i.e. window banding, stone, brick, etc.).

NOTE: NO PLYWOOD, VINYL OR METAL SIDING ALLOWED.

Inappropriate use of materials and colors, as determined by the Design Review Board, will not be allowed, particularly bright colors.

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ROOFS

Roof pitches and overhangs may vary as necessitated by architectural design. A minimum 6 to 12 slope is set as a standard. The Design Review Board will consider a pitch less than 6 to 12 but only if it is appropriate for a particular architectural style. Roof overhangs are required. Furthermore, no roof overhang (“eave”) of less than twelve (12") inches will be allowed, except that the eave overhang may be greater or lesser at any given location along the eave, so long as the reduction below 12" exists to accommodate the architectural enhancement of the home design. No mansard roofs will be allowed. a. All roof stacks, flashing and stainless or aluminum chimney caps and gutters shall be painted to match the approved roof colors. Roof stacks and plumbing vents shall be placed on rear slopes of the roofs where possible. b. Roof colors and textures shall be an integral part of the exterior color scheme of the building. “Color Thru” cement tile roofs, manufactured by Monier or Pioneer, shall be recommended. Natural gray unfinished tile roofs will not be approved. In the alternative, dimensional shingle roofing rated for a 30 year life may be utilized. For a dimensional shingle roof to be approved, the front wall face of the home must contain a minimum of forty percent (40%) coverage (based upon the front elevation square footage) of an alternative material, i.e., stone, brick, wood. The remaining wall faces must continue the alternative material detail. The 40% coverage requirement for the front elevation will be accomplished by no less than a 3’-6” wainscot application of alternative materials (height above 0’-0” as defined by the finish floor elevation). Rear elevations must also incorporate the same minimum coverage requirement of the front elevation alternative material treatment, although the wall portion of the rear house elevation which falls within the pool birdcage is not required to contain alternative materials. The Design Review Board will evaluate side elevation compliance with alternative materials on a case by case basis, since some homesites will provide exposed side yards which may require the side elevation to be enhanced with alternative materials. c. Solar water heating panels shall be reviewed on an individual basis and approval based upon the visual effect to the surrounding area. Generally their use is discouraged. d. "Key West" style metal roofs are prohibited.

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double door or two overhead doors. All double doors should be compatible with the exterior design. No fiberglass doors are allowed. The garage door(s) are to be painted in a color consistent with the house detail and color. All garage doors will have an automatic opener installed and should be kept closed when not in use. Carports are not allowed.

WINDOWS/DOORS/FRONT ENTRANCES

All window muntin grid patterns must remain uniform from window to window. Shifts in grid alignment will not be permitted. Assorted window sizes will be discouraged on an individual home (i.e., cathedral fan arches mixed with flat spring arches). Ground floor windows should be recessed from the wall to provide a shadow line. Upper story windows must provide banding for a shadow line. Windows should be clear glass or bronze, gray, or smoke colors. No reflective glass or reflective tinting should be used. Bright-finished or bright-plated metal exterior doors, windows, window screens, louvers, exterior trim or structural members shall not be permitted. All main entrances will be enhanced by a projecting roofed portico or will be strongly detailed and recessed to provide a protected focused entry. "Facade" flat entrance doors are not permitted. Burglar bars in doors and windows shall not be permitted.

ROOF WINDOWS

Skylights and/or roof windows will not be permitted on the primary elevation(s) of the home. These roof windows will only be permitted on secondary elevations if they properly align and compliment the home elevation. Dormer windows are the preferred alternative. Dormers must also maintain an alignment balance with the home elevation.

AWNINGS AND SHUTTERS

Awnings, canopies, and shutters shall be permitted subject to the approval of the Design Review Board. Hurricane storm shutters shall not be stored on the exterior of the residence. Exterior shutters, when used, should be an integral architectural feature. Storm shutters or windows may be installed over openings only as an impending storm approaches.

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HURRICANE SHUTTERS Hurricane shutters include temporary and permanent types. Temporary shutters do not require approval and include standard window protection such as plywood, corrugated steel, aluminum and fabric/mesh materials. Duct take is not a certified window protection material and is therefore not allowed. Permanent shutters require prior approval of the Design Review Board. Both types of shutters must adhere to the following requirements: •

Temporary hurricane shutters may be installed and permanent shutters may be closed upon issuance of a tropical storm or hurricane “watch”.

Temporary shutters must be removed, and permanent shutters opened, within 5 days after a watch or warning is lifted. At no time will hurricane shutters be used to secure a home, vacant or occupied, for a period of time outside that described above. All permanent hurricane protection material (shutters and film) shall be maintained in good, safe and neat order and be replaced with like material when torn or damaged. Mounting studs, brackets and other hardware that are permanently attached to the structure shall match the color of the house. Obtain permit, if applicable.

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CHIMNEYS

All exterior wall positioned chimneys are encouraged to be full foundation based chimneys. Unpainted exposed stainless metal or aluminum caps or wood sided chimneys will not be permitted. All chimneys must be compatibility positioned and proportionately balanced within the home's elevation(s).

DECKS/PORCHES/SCREEN ROOMS

Detailing of all patios and decks and “add-on” screen rooms must be architecturally compatible with the home. Patios, decks and screen rooms shall be designed to serve as an extension of the house. Rails, pickets and underpinning of patios and decks should be painted to match or compliment the trim of the house. Views to the underside of decks must be screened with underpinning (latticing, etc.) and/or landscape material large enough to provide screening upon installation. Porch screening colors shall compliment and blend with the house (green is not allowed). No mill-finish aluminum will be allowed as framing for a porch or pool enclosure. Screen room 3/20/08

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additions (walls and roof) shall utilize similar materials to the home -- metal screen rooms are prohibited.

GUTTERS

The use of gutters is recommended unless gutters are not in character with the architectural style of the home. Downspouts shall be designed to be compatible with the building elevations (i.e. located in corners, not protruding from walls).

SECTION FIVE - SITE STANDARDS

LANDSCAPE STANDARDS

To insure that the overall beauty of Cielo is preserved and enhanced, the Design Review Board has the authority to approve or disapprove landscape plans for individual residences. A recommended plant list is provided as Appendix A. All lots or other property which is subject hereto upon which a dwelling or other improvement has been constructed shall be fully sodded and shall be maintained with at least the minimum landscaping required and approved by the Design Review Board. For any lot that backs to or is otherwise adjacent to an existing lake or pond, the adjacent lake bank shall be re-sodded and irrigated down to the water’s edge, and maintained by the Owner as a natural extension of the rear or side yard.

GENERAL PLANTING DESIGN

The following landscape performance guidelines are designed to create a pleasant and consistent neighborhood environment: 1) A minimum of three (3) shade trees must be included in the landscape design of each home and yard, excluding the street tree requirement. A maximum of two (2) of these trees should be used in the front yard. The preference is that the trees be selected to provide a canopy. The minimum tree height shall be twelve to fourteen feet (12'-14'), with a caliper of two to two and one-half inches d.b.h. (2-2 ½" dbh). 2) A mixture of large and small shrubs in 3 gallon containers or larger shall be planted 3/20/08

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in the front yard concentrated to screen exposed front foundation walls and/or provide appropriate setting for the house. (See acceptable shrub list in Appendix “A”.) 3)

At least two (2) accent trees 6'-8' feet high shall be required. Accent trees shall be minimum 3" caliper unless multi-trunk. See Appendix "A" for approved accent trees.

4)

A mixture of large and small shrubs in 3 gallon containers or larger shall be planted in side yards on each side concentrated to provide setting for wall and house. (See acceptable shrub list in Appendix “A”.)

5)

All lots shall be sodded, subject to current Pasco County Landscaping and Irrigation Ordinance requirements. In order that visual continuity between the lots be maintained, grass shall be of a St. Augustine Floratam or equal, as approved by the Design Review Board.

6)

All yards and new plantings shall be installed with 100% coverage by an automatic irrigation system, with portions designed for drip or micro irrigation, as required by Pasco County Landscaping and Irrigation Ordinance.

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Shrubs and ground covers shall be spaced for mature and healthy growth at the following suggested centers: large shrubs 36"-48" on center; small shrubs 24"-30" on center; ground covers 18"-24" on center; annuals 6"-9" on center.

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The Owner, builder or landscape architect is encouraged to use key specimens to create focal points of interest.

9)

Planting should follow a layered transition from ground covers to small shrubs to large shrubs with the smaller materials in front of the large materials.

10)

Simple planting designs with a limited palette are preferred over complex mixtures of plants.

11)

In order to avoid a hedgerow along adjacent properties, it is recommended that large shrub material not be planted along the property line forward of the house line except to frame views and to create focal points. Small shrubs, low ground covers and sod are preferred along property lines in order to allow continuous open greenspace along the street.

12)

Individual landscapes should strive to achieve continuity with the balance of the community. Highly themed landscapes such as oriental gardens shall be prohibited in areas viewed from the street or golf course.

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13)

A plant palette has been established for the lots within Cielo. These lists are to be used as guidelines in the plant material selection and were derived from the plants' capacity to survive in the environment and compatibility with other plants at Cielo.

14)

The intent of the landscape development on each lot is to provide a sense of community identity. The planting scheme should attempt to have as mature an effect as possible at the time of installation.

15)

Plant composition should employ a compatible variety of plant types in order to build a pleasant transition from property to property.

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No shrubs shall be planted in the right-of-way without approval of the Design Review Board. The Design Review Board encourages the planting along the property boundary to be curvilinear in form rather than to reinforce the actual property boundary. Stone, crushed brick, or similar materials, will only be allowed as mulch subject to approval by the Design Review Board. Shredded cypress bark, pine bark nuggets, pine straw or hardwood chips shall be encouraged.

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Landscaping material for screening air conditioners and other mechanical equipment must, at time of installation, screen these items from street and adjacent Owner view.

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When permitted by the Design Review Board, shrubs and hedges planted along the property boundaries shall be maintained to a maximum height of four feet (4’) in keeping with the Design Guidelines’ rules regarding the maximum fence height of 4’ (with the sole exception of the permitted perimeter planting adjacent to a fence or wall greater than 4’). In such case, the plantings cannot exceed the height of the adjacent fence or wall.

STREETSCAPE AND FRONT YARD REQUIREMENTS With the allowance for variety in architectural style, it is highly desirable to create a cohesive and unifying street landscape. Therefore, a coordinated Streetscape plan has been established. This area includes that portion of the yard from the edge of the street pavement to the front of the house. 3/20/08

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1)

All homes shall be landscaped with the following or a combination thereof; grass, ground covers, shrubs, vines and trees.

2)

Front yard appearance: Landscape plans must utilize at least 10% to 30% native Florida species, other than trees and turf grass, in accordance with the Pasco County Landscaping and Irrigation Ordinance. Exotic material (specimens, cactus, etc.) should be limited to private courtyards, formal entries, and enclosed gardens, if used at all.

3)

All shrub beds shall receive a 2" layer of mulch materials. No bare ground is acceptable.

4)

All planted areas shall receive 100% automatic irrigation coverage, subject to the requirements and limitations imposed by the Pasco County Landscaping and Irrigation Ordinance. Wells are not permitted without first obtaining an exception by the Design Review Board. Heads installed in sodded area shall be at turf level or below, and all valves must be installed below grade. The system shall provide complete coverage to edge of road and shall minimize spray on streets, walks, adjacent properties, etc. The irrigation system shall be functional at the time of landscape installation. The street trees shall be planted between the sidewalk and curb and contractors shall install root control chemicals.

5)

All grass areas in each development including front, back and side yards shall be St. Augustine "Floratam" or equal, as approved by Design Review Board.

6)

All corner lots shall have front yard trees and street trees on all street sides unless otherwise approved by the Design Review Board.

STREET TREES

The Streetscape area shall be that area between the back of the curb and the right-of-way line. The Streetscape plant material shall consist of Live Oaks (Quercas Virginiana) and turf, with the option of annual beds. Trees shall be a minimum of 4-4 ½" Caliper 14'-16' feet overall height and 10-12' foot spread planted no closer than 25' feet apart. The required street trees shall have five feet (5') minimum clear trunk with no "U" or multiple trunks. The street trees must be planted within 6' feet of the curb starting at one side property line. It will be the responsibility of the Owner to water and fertilize the tree and let it grow to its natural shape and size. A minimum of two (2) street trees for interior lots, and four (4) street trees for corner lots, must be included within the streetscape area.

PARKING/DRIVEWAYS

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for parking. Curved or offset driveways which prevent a direct view into the garage are preferable. No curb side parking areas may be created by extending any portion of the street pavement. Asphalt driveways are prohibited. Concrete surfaces featuring paver brick banding at a minimum are required for all driveways from the dwelling to the street, and for all sidewalks leading from a driveway to the dwelling. Driveway aprons must be paved in the same manner as the driveway. Where possible, access to corner lots shall be from the least traveled street. Every driveway shall provide positive drainage away from the house and garage.

WALKWAYS

Four foot (4') sidewalks within rights-of-way shall be constructed by Owner/builder in conjunction with construction of the home. These sidewalks may be constructed of concrete, except within the limits of the driveway, which should be constructed consistent with the paver banding pattern of the driveway.

FENCES AND WALLS

All proposed fences must be approved by the Design Review Board prior to installation.

Privacy fencing will be considered, but must be specifically approved by Design Review Board. Any privacy fencing must be in accordance with Pasco County Zoning Code and not extend forward of the rear wall of the house. Fencing of the front yard areas is not permitted without prior approval of the Design Review Board. Rear yard fencing is discouraged as the feeling of open space and the unity of the surrounding area is an important part of traditional Florida design concepts. In the event the Design Review Board determines that a fence may adversely affect the line of sight view of a neighbor the Design Review Board has the right not to approve the fence plan. Enclosing a child's swing set can be done in limited areas by a black wrought iron or aluminum fence not to exceed four feet (4') in height. Water softeners, sprinkler controls, and other similar utilitarian devices are permitted to be fenced, provided they are properly screened from view in a manner approved by the Design Review Board. No fences taller than four feet (4') are permitted. All fences are to be constructed of black wrought iron or aluminum -- no wood fences, chain link or plastic (pvc) fences are permitted. 3/20/08

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Fences are discouraged in side yards, except small enclosures for mechanical equipment, lanai areas, spas, play equipment, or to screen trash containers; and when approved, shall not extend beyond the sight line of the adjacent house. Any wall and/or fence should be constructed of materials common to the house or materials to complement the house. Fences shall be landscaped on the street side.

AIR CONDITIONERS, GARBAGE AND TRASH CONTAINERS

All air conditioning units shall be shielded and hidden so that they shall not be visible from any street or adjacent property. Elements such as air conditioners and other mechanical equipment shall be totally screened from public view with plant material or wall. Window and/or wall air conditioning units shall not be permitted. All garbage and trash containers shall be placed in an enclosed or landscaped area as approved by the Design Review Board. All mechanical equipment not screened architecturally shall be screened with planting material. Plant material height must be greater than the height of the equipment at the time of installation. All setbacks as required by public utilities must be adhered to.

MAILBOXES

The Design Review Board has pre-selected a mailbox design. Owner shall purchase the mailbox from __________________________. Please contact ___________________ for installation of the approved Cielo mailbox.

BARBECUES

Barbecue areas shall be designed to be integral with patio areas. Prevailing winds should be considered during siting to avoid excessive smoke and odor oriented toward adjacent homes.

FLAGPOLES

A flagpole for display of the American Flag only shall be permitted, with a maximum height of eight feet (8') from ground elevation, subject to Design Review Board approval of placement and design. No flagpole shall be used as an antenna. 3/20/08

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All signs, billboards and advertising structures are prohibited.

ANTENNAS

Satellite dishes or antennas shall be permitted, provided the satellite dish or antenna complies with the Telecommunications Act of 1996, Part II of Title III, Section 207, and subject to review by the Design Review Board. The following restrictions shall apply: - No satellite dish or antenna may be larger than 1 meter (39") in diameter. - All satellite dishes and antennas must be placed so as not to be seen from the street and/or golf course as long as such placement does not impair reception. - Wherever possible, as determined by the Design Review Board, satellite dishes and antennas must be screened by landscaping approved by the Design Review Board. - Wherever possible, satellite dishes and antennas will be painted to blend into the background as long as the painting does not impair reception.

RECREATIONAL ITEMS, ACCESSORY STRUCTURES & DECORATIVE OBJECTS

Above ground swimming pools shall not be permitted. Swimming pools shall not be permitted on the street side of the residence without special permission from Design Review Board. Pool screening must not be visible from the street in front of the residence. Pool screening colors shall complement and blend with the house (green is not allowed). Pool enclosure framing shall repeat building architecture and shapes. No mill-finish aluminum will be allowed as framing for a pool enclosure. Accessory structures, such as playhouses, tool sheds or doghouses shall not be permitted unless specific written approval of the Design Review Board is obtained. Playhouses and play structures must be placed within the limits of the overall building envelope and not encroaching into any building setback, either side yard or rear yard setback. Playhouses and play structures, when permitted outside of the building area, are to be placed closer to the home than to any property line. Furthermore, no part of the play structure shall be above eight (8) feet in height, nor contain a second level. No decorative objects such as sculptures, birdbaths, fountains, and the like shall be placed or installed on the street side of any lot or within view from the golf course without approval of the Design Review Board. Clotheslines shall not be permitted on lots. Tennis Courts are discouraged. Basketball standards and portable backboards shall be located away from the street and not within any setback area. Pole mounted backboards, when allowable, should have a black pole with 3/20/08

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a clear backboard. Portable backboards are to be stored out of view when not in use. All play equipment shall be restricted to backyards and shall be located outside the rear and side setbacks. The Design Review Board reserves the right to require landscape screening for play equipment which is in the view of contiguous lot Owners or in view from the street.

RECREATIONAL VEHICLES

Recreational vehicles, such as boats, motor homes and campers, may only be stored on-site a maximum of twenty-four (24) hours (unless fully garaged) within any consecutive thirty (30) day period.

HARDSCAPE

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Driveways, walkways, pool/patio decks, fencing and any approved garden structures shall be included on either the landscape or the site plan. Provide material and color call outs and dimensions for all paving sections. Details and cut-sheets are needed to delineate these elements as a construction document. (Note: landscape lighting can be included on this plan). The landscape plan and the site plan must be fully coordinated.

LIGHTING

Exterior lighting is often the only way to perceive a landscape at night. It not only serves as a strong design element but can provide direction and safety. Overall principles for lot lighting will embody the following: 1) All lighting plans and visible exterior light fixtures shall be submitted to the Design Review Board for approval prior to installation. All landscape lighting shall be of a soft and diffused character used to illuminate landscape planting instead of building surfaces. 2) Flood lights shall be shielded and concealed as much as possible to prevent direct visibility of the light source, harsh glare or view of the fixture in daylight. 3) No colored lamps (e.g., red, green, blue or amber) will be allowed except on a seasonal basis. 4) Lighting shall generally not be conspicuous. When light from fixtures is directly visible, the lighting shall be low wattage to prevent sharp contrasts from surrounding areas at night. 5) Light levels shall not vary greatly between separate illuminated areas, and areas 3/20/08 19


illuminated and not illuminated. Light pollution from atmospheric spill, excessive lighting sources, or other errors in design judgement or installation shall be subject to correction if deemed intrusive by the Design Review Board upon final installation. 6)

All exterior wall or ceiling mounted decorative fixtures shall be of high quality and in conformance with the architectural style of the dwelling.

7)

The Owner might desire additional security lighting. All security lighting must be approved by the Design Review Board.

8)

Walk lights placed in grass areas or adjacent to walk ways in shrub or ground cover areas must use below grade wiring and junction boxes to minimize the daytime visibility of that hardware.

9)

The Design Review Board recommends field testing of all fixtures at night, prior to final installation.

TIME LIMITATIONS

After the final design review and approval by the Committee, the Lot Owner must begin construction within six (6) months from the date of approval, or forfeit all approvals. In that event, a new application must be submitted and approval obtained before commencement of construction. In any event, construction must be completed within twelve months of commencement.

SECTION SIX GENERAL RULES FOR ALL CONTRACTORS AND SERVICE PERSONNEL

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on Cielo’s premises. 1. All Contractor personnel are required to enter and leave through the designated construction gate. 2. The construction traffic will be allowed from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m, Monday through Saturday, except on certain holidays. Special permission is necessary to move equipment/deliveries on Sundays. 3. Contractors are required to keep their job sites as neat and clean as possible Trash and discarded materials must be removed weekly. There will be no stockpiling or dumping on adjacent lots or on streets. Construction materials are to be neatly piled on site; debris and rubbish are to be contained in dumpsters and periodically removed when full; tall, unsightly weeds are to be routinely cut back, streets adjoining a construction site are to be frequently swept clean of dirt and construction trash. Trash not removed will be removed by Cielo and billed to the responsible contractor or subcontractor. 4. Where particularly offensive construction activities occur adjacent to a developed property or otherwise sensitive land use, the Design Review Board may require the Contractor to erect a proper fence to screen that activity. The design of that fence must be approved by the Design Review Board. Adjacent properties must also be protected from wind-born dust and debris by installation of silt fencing around the perimeter of the homesite under construction. 5. The installation and location of all temporary structures such as site trailers and leasing offices are prohibited. 6. All vacant property shall be kept cleared of debris; and shall be continuously maintained in its natural condition until construction commences on the property. 7. Contractors will use only the utilities provided on the immediate site on which they are working. 8. Any damage to streets and curbs, drainage, inlets, street lights, street markers, mailboxes, walls, etc., will be repaired by Owner/builder. 9. There will be no washing of any truck on the streets or any vacant lots. Any concrete delivery truck washed out must be on your construction site. 10. Operators of vehicles are required to see that they do not spill any damaging materials while within Cielo; and, if spillage occurs, operators are responsible for cleaning up. Please report any spills as soon as possible. 3/20/08

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11. If you cut any telephone, cable, TV, electrical, gas or water lines, it is your responsibility to report such an accident to the appropriate utility within 30 minutes. 12. All personnel working in Cielo are to insure that they will keep all areas in which they work or travel through free of discarded materials such as lunch bags and odd materials. Objects should not be thrown out of cars and trucks. Stockpiling of any materials on adjacent lots is not allowed. 13. Loud radios or noise will not be allowed within the subdivision. This is distracting and discomforting to property Owners. Do not mount speakers on vehicles or outside of homes under construction. Remember that sound travels a long way on a windy day. 14. All contractors and their employees must discontinue work by 5:30 pm daily. 15. Vehicles (trucks, vans, cars, etc.) may not be left in the subdivision over night. Construction equipment may be left on the site while needed, but must not be kept on the street. Parking should be off streets whenever possible. 16. No contractor personnel will be permitted to bring non-contractor personnel or pets on property. Infractions of the published construction rules may be cause for a $500 fine to the Owner or builder per infraction, and/or the suspension of builder or builder’s sub-contractors from the project.

SECTION SEVEN – APPLICATION FORMS & CHECKLISTS The following forms shall be submitted to the Design Review Board for: Design Review Application ................................................................................................ Exhibit A Modification Request Request for Additions and/or Changes(s) in Approved Plans ...................................................................................................... Exhibit B

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Exhibit A ________________________________________________________________________ Cielo Design Review Application To: Chairman, Design Review Board Builder: ___________________________________________________________ Owner:____________________________________________________________ Lot: ____________________________________________________________ Date: ____________________________________________________________ This Submittal is for: _________ New Construction _________ New Additions to existing structure Has floor plan been previously approved for another lot? __________________________ If yes, for which lot? ____________ Is elevation style substantially different? Air Conditioned Space (1st Floor) Air Conditioned Space (2nd Floor) Total Net Square Ft. Covered Porches Garage/Storage Other: _________________________ Total Gross Square Ft.

___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________

_______________________________________________________________________ Owner _______________________________________________________________________ Name ______________________________________________________________________________ Street ______________________________________________________________________________ City State Zip ______________________________________________________________________________ Phone Builder ______________________________________________________________________________ Name ______________________________________________________________________________ Street ______________________________________________________________________________ City State Zip ______________________________________________________________________________ Phone

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______________________________________________________________________ General Information Lot Dimensions: __________________ Lot Sq. Ft.: _______________ Stories:_______ Bedrooms:

__________________________ Baths: ________________________

Height From Slab:________________________________________________________ Height from crown of road to roof ridge:

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We propose to commence on or about: ______________________________________________

The following documents are provided herewith in one set as required by the Cielo Design Review Board. _________________ Final Design Review Applications _________________ Final Site Plan _________________ Final Exterior Elevations _________________ Final Building Plans, including Pool/Enclosure Plans _________________ Exterior Colors/Finishes/Materials _________________ Final Landscaping Plans NOTE:

If you feel there are any unusual items that require specific attention, please state above.

No occupancy of the residence is permitted until all construction and landscaping are complete in accordance with the plans, drawings, specifications and landscape information approved by the Design Review Board. _________________________________________ Owner Builder

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After the initial and major review and approval by the Committee, the Participating Builder must begin construction within six (6) months from the date of approval, or forfeit all approvals. In that event, a new application must be submitted and approvals obtained before commencement of construction. In any event, construction must be completed within twelve months of commencement.

Date Received _______________________________________ The Design Review Board has reviewed the foregoing application and rendered the following decision: _________ Approved _________ Approved with limiting conditions _________ Denied Comments (recommendations):

Limiting conditions to be approved prior to construction.

__________________________________________________________ Chairman/Design Review Board __________________________________________________________ Date Time Limitations:

Exhibit B ____________________________________________________________________________________

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Modification Request Request For Additions and/or Changes in Approved Plans Name of Applicant:_____________________________________ Phone:_________________________ Address of Applicant:__________________________________________________________________ (for correspondence) Person or Agent to be contacted for additional information:____________________________________ Phone____________________ I (we) propose to construct a dwelling on Lot ______________ I (we) propose to change construction on or about _______________________________ or (date uncertain) ______________________________________________________________________ The following documents are provided herewith in duplicate as required by The Cielo Design Review Board: ______________ Plans ______________ Specifications ______________ Other _________________________________________________________ Please examine these preliminary documents and advise if they are approved or disapproved, or require additional information or plans. Applicant ___________________________________________ Date ___________________________ Approval Granted __________ Approval Denied Because: ______________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ The Cielo Design Review Board By:_____________________________________________ Date:______________________________

Appendix A Recommended Plant List

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Landscaping Materials 1)

The Design Review Board encourages the use of plant material on the Cielo approved list (see Accepted Plant Palette). It prohibits the use of plant material not included on the list without the specific approval of the Design Review Board.

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The following trees and shrubs are not acceptable for landscaping within Cielo: Chinese Tallow (Sapium sebiferum) Brazilian Pepper (Schinus spp.) Punk Trees (Malaleuca spp.) Mimosa (Albizzia spp.) Australian Pine (Casuarina spp.) Chinaberry (Melia azedarach) French Mulberry (Morus alba) Ear Tree (Enterolobium cyclocarpum) Eucalyptus Species (eucalyptus species) Arbor Vitae (Thuja orientalis)

Accepted Plant Palette: Acceptable Shade Trees Live Oak (Quercus virginiana) Laurel Oak (Quercus laurifolia) Sycamore (Plantanus occidentalis) Southern Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora) Sweetgum (Liquidamber styraciflua) Red Maple (Acer rubrum) Slash Pine (Pinus elliotti) Longleaf Pine (Pinus taeda) Elms (no Chinese) Acceptable Palm Trees Washington Palm (Wasingtonia robusta) Queen Palm (Syagrus romanzoffiana) Cabbage Palm (Sabal palmetto) Canary Island Date Palm (Phoenix canariensis) Acceptable Accent / Flowering Trees Dogwood (Cornus florida) Ligustrum (Ligustrum japonicum & Ligustrum lucidum) Crape-Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica) East Palatka Holly (Illex opaca, "East Palatka") Savannah Holly (Illex opaca, "Savannah") 3/20/08


Nellie Stevens Holly (Illex opaca, “Nellie R. Stevens”) Hollywood Juniper (Juniperus torulosa) Loquat (Eriobotrya japonica) Jacaranda (Jacaranda mimosifolia) Peltophorum (Peltophorum pterocarpum) Tabebuia varieties Acceptable Shrubs King Sago (Cycas revoluta) Crinum Lily (Crinum aslaticum) Lady Palm (raphis excelsa) Pygmy Date Palm (phoenix roebelenii) Yellow Anise (Ilicium parviflorum) Chinese Witch Hazel ‘Ruby’ (Loropetalum chinense) Arboricola (Schefflera arboricola) Sweet Viburnum (Viburnum odoratissimum) Cast Iron Plant (Aspiidistra elatior) Spider Lily (Crinum Asiaticum) Camellia (Camillia japonica) Sasanqua (Camillia sasanqua) Pittosporum (Pittosporum species) Sandankwa (Viburnum species) Plumbago (Plumbago capensis) Indian Hawthorn (Raphiolepis indica) Azaleas (Rhododendron species) Coontie (Zamia floridana) Ligustrum (Ligustrum species) Juniper (Juniperus species) Dwarf Horned Holly (Ilex cornuta rotunda) Dwarf Yaupon (Ilex vomitoria nana) Japanese Yew (Podocarpus macrophylla) Pampas Grass (Cortadeia selloana) Gardenia (Gardenia species) Sinensis (Ligustrum sinensis) Nandina (Nandina domestica)

Acceptable Ground Covers Mondo Grass (Ophiopon japonicum) Border Grass - Lilyturf (Liriope muscari) Giant Grass (Liriope “Evergreen Giant”) Muhly Grass (Muhlenbergia capillaris) Red Fountain Grass (Pennisetum setaceum ‘Rubrum’) 3/20/08


Cord Grass (Spartina bakeri) Southern Shield Fern (Dryopteris ludoviciana) Dwarf Shore Juniper (Juniperus conferta compacta) Parson’s Juniper (Juniperus parsonii) African Iris (Moraea iridiodes) Blue Lily of the Nile (Agapanthus africanus) Boston Fern (Nephrolepsis exaltata) Holly Fern (Cyrtomium falcatum) Ivies (Hedera canariensis) Daylilies (Hemerocallis species) Periwinkle (Vinca major) Society Garlic (Tulbaghia fragrans) Wedelia (Wedelia trilobata) Trachelospermum jasminoides varieties Lakefront Native Aquatic Vegetation Trees Bald Cypress (Taxodium distichum) Common Willow (Salix caroliniana) Dahoon Holly (Ilex cassine) Hornbeam (Carpinus caroliniana) Loblolly Bay (Gordonia lasianthus) Pond Cypress (Taxodium ascendens) Red Ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica) Red Maple (Acer rubrum) Sugar Berry (Celtis laeuigata) Swamp Tupelo (Nyssa biflora) Sweet Bay (Magnolia virginiana) Sweet Gum (Liquidamber styraciflua) Water Ash (Fraxinus caroliniana) Water Locust (Gleditsia aquatica)

Shrubs Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis) Pond apple (Annana glara) St. Johns Wort (Hypericum fasciculatum) Swamp Dogwood (Cornus stricta) Water Willow (Justicia ovata) Wax Myrtle (Myrica cerifera)

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Grasses Alligator Weed (Alternanthera philoxeroides) Arrow Arum (Pettandra virginica) Arrowhead (Sagittaria tracyi) Bulrush (Scirpus spp.) Maidencane (Panicum hemitomon) Narrowleaf Sawgrass (Caldium mariscoides) Pickerelweed (Pontederia lancoslata) Swamp Fern (Blechnum serrulatum)

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DESIGN GUIDELINES SECTION ONE - INTRODUCTION DEVELOPERS POLICY STATEMENT Property in the Florencia community is subject to certain restrictions as defined in the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions for The Champions’ Club. This manual is designed to further explain and provide guidelines for construction. A Homeowners Association has been established for project control, ownership and maintenance of common spaces and the community’s storm drainage system. During the initial phases of development, the Association will be managed by the Developer. The Developer reserves the right to revise and update the design criteria as well as the performance and quality standards to respond to future changes. The Architectural Control Committee, functioning as the community’s “Design Review Board”, seeks to foster thoughtful design and to promote harmony between neighboring residences before, during and after construction. The Committee desires to be objective and maintain sensitivity to the individual aspects of design.

KEY DESIGN GUIDELINES The following list summarizes those design elements which the Design Review Board requires:

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Use of certified professionals in the fields of planning, architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, and surveying.

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Emphasis on thoughtful architectural designs that exude warmth, artistic taste and foster harmonious design concepts which utilize classic and traditional architectural features.

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Architectural elements that compliment and reinforce the natural characteristics of the site including pitched roofs of varying heights with large overhangs on the main body of the house, window openings, porches, patios and lanais. An abundant use of glass, including dormers, clerestory windows, bay and bow windows, careful and sensitive detailing on entrances, facias, soffits, gable ends, and transom areas above doors and windows is desired. Finally, an emphasis on materials, such as brick, stone and/or wood, and overall, high-grade, quality construction that is in harmony with the project theme is expected.

LIMITATIONS OF RESPONSIBILITIES The primary goal of the Design Review Board is to review the application, plans, specifications, materials, and samples submitted and to determine if the proposed structure conforms in appearance and construction criteria with the standards and policies as set forth by the Committee. The Design Review Board otherwise assumes no further responsibilities.

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SECTION TWO - REVIEW PROCESS The Design Review Board shall consist of the Developer and its design consultants until such time as the Developer selects and appoints others, subject to the applicable provisions of the Declaration.

FUNCTIONS OF THE DESIGN REVIEW BOARD

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The Design Review Board will evaluate each of the housing plans submitted by a Lot Owner for the following items: a. adherence to the design criteria and subdivision grading and drainage plans. b. performance and quality standards set forth in the Design Guidelines c. compatibility of the design with the adjoining sites and common spaces

2.

The Design Review Board will interpret the Design Guidelines at the request of the Owners. If conflicts arise in meeting these Design Guideline standards, the Design Review Board will review and evaluate the conditions.

3.

The Design Review Board has the right to grant exceptions from the Design Guidelines in accordance with the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions.

4.

The Design Review Board shall have the right to monitor and overview the design and construction process in order to insure conformance with the approved documents and the standards set forth in these Design Guidelines.

5.

The Design Review Board shall review each submittal and respond, authorizing the continuation through the next phase of the review process, if appropriate. Unapproved submittals shall be revised and resubmitted for review and approval. Approval will be in writing, signifying the submittal’s acceptable compliance with the Design Review Board’s requirements and the CCRs. Design Review Board approval shall in no way relieve the Owner of his responsibility and liability for adherence to any applicable ordinances and codes.

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DESIGN REVIEW PROCESS The following is an outline of each phase of the design review process and submittal requirements for each phase. Initial Criteria The Developer has initially selected six (6) builders, "Premier Builders", to construct homes within the 55 lot “Florencia” community. An Owner is restricted to selecting only from these designated “Premier Builders. Within the 14 lot “Vizcaya” community, an Owner may select any builder to construct a home, subject to these Florencia Design Guidelines and The Champions’ Club CCRs. Pre-Design Conference Upon the selection of a homesite and at the commencement of preliminary design work, it is strongly recommended that the Owner consult with his designated builder to avoid potential delays due to improper site planning. With this in mind, it is recommended that a pre-design conference be held with the Design Review Board. At the Pre-Design Conference, the Owner, or his designated builder, should bring or otherwise identify his land planner, architect, landscape architect, and any other selected professionals, to review the overall design process with the Design Review Board, including (if available) the information listed below as items 3, 4 and 5. Design Review An Owner must submit to the Florencia Design Review Board one (1) set of the following:

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Design Review Application

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A site survey of the lot. Base data pertaining to lot lines, easements, all existing vegetation (if any), etc. are to be shown on the survey.

3.

Site plans. Indicate location of structure(s), swimming pool, walls, enclosures, decks, all lot utilities, etc. Scale to be a minimum of 1" = 20'. Show all building setbacks and proposed building (finish floor) elevations, proposed lot corner grade elevations, and lot grading type. NOTE: The maximum proposed fill grade for the lot must not exceed 1 foot above the established minimum finish floor elevation as indicated on the approved site development plans, or as otherwise specified by Pasco County lot grading criteria, unless specifically approved by the Design Review Board.

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Floor plan drawn to a 1/4" or 1/8" scale indicating room sizes and intended uses. Also, an 11”x17” reduced size copy of the building floorplan must be included.

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Proposed elevations of all sides of the proposed structure, together with roof pitches, heights of structures, chimneys, etc. In addition, an 11”x17” reduced copy of all building elevations must be included.

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Square footage must be indicated on the plans in the following manner: a. First Floor b. Second Floor (if applicable) c. Garage d. Patio, decks, courtyard, etc.

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On Homesites that are "corner" lots, having two faces of the home facing a street, the "non-address" street side face of the home shall utilize similar coverage of selected architectural elements approved for the "Address" or front styling face of the home (i.e. stone, brick, decorative banding, quoins, siding, etc.).

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Exterior Colors/Finishes/Materials Specifications Product samples/photos Color chips

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Landscape Plan including final grading and existing trees and planting to remain and to be removed. Scale 1" = 10' Topography Lot Drainage patterns Easements and rights-of-way Existing trees (4" diameter) Plant list with quantities, size and plant spacing Plant material locations Site and accent lighting details Surface material (paver brick, salt-finish concrete, etc.) Boundaries of all landscape treatments including sod and planting areas

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The Design Review Board will use its best efforts to review all design documents and return one set of plans to the Owner, or his designated builder, within fifteen (15) days with the appropriate comments. No construction activities shall take place on the Lot without the prior approval of plans by the Design Review Board. Any subsequent changes required to comply with applicable codes must be resubmitted for approval. Any changes in material samples shall be identified and resubmitted. The committee may request a meeting to discuss modifications of the drawings or in the specifications. The Design Review Board may impose a re-review fee of $100.00 should the application package submitted omit significant components of the published review criteria.

After installation, landscape plans will require a site inspection for verification. Should the landscaping installed not agree or otherwise fail to comply with the minimum requirements of the Design Guidelines. The Design Review Board may require additional plantings to meet the design criteria. A re-inspection fee of $100.00 will be assessed by the Design Review Board. After approval, the Design Review Board will retain the one set of approved documents as a permanent record.

MODIFICATIONS The Design Review Board shall have exclusive jurisdiction over the approval of modifications, additions, or alterations made on or to existing residences or structures in accordance with the Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions. Homeowners contemplating a modification should contact the Design Review Board, in advance, to assure themselves that they have the most up-to-date copy of the Design Guidelines.

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SECTION THREE - GENERAL DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS SITE IMPROVEMENT STANDARDS The quality and character of Florencia is intended to blend with and take advantage of all existing natural landscape. Whenever possible, existing trees and plants shall be retained. Clearing of existing vegetation should ideally be limited to those areas necessary for development.

General Standards 1)

All builders and homeowners shall submit landscape plans for approval by the Design Review Board which satisfy the general intent and specific requirements of these guidelines and Pasco County landscape ordinances.

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Landscaping is an essential element of the residence. Florencia requires that the landscape plan de designed, signed and sealed by a registered Landscape Architect in the State of Florida who will provide expertise for the siting of the residence and the proposed site improvements.

3)

A minimum landscape package price, exclusive of sod and irrigation, shall total $17,500.00 (builder, i.e. wholesale, price) for interior lots and $19,000.00 for corner lots. At least 50% of the landscape package allocation shall be located in the front yard. All builders and homeowners shall submit adequate evidence (actual invoices from third parties) of their landscape expenditure to assure compliance with this community requirement (See Section 5 for specific details).

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Landscape plans must be completed at a scale no smaller that 1" - 10' and should show all natural areas, proposed planting beds, sodded lawn, and all tree locations (existing, removed and proposed). The plans must also include a plant list with common and botanical names, plant sizes, and material spacing. Shrub masses should be located so that neighbors’ views of the water or the golf course are not inhibited. Natural areas may be enhanced with the addition of understory materials to create islands of landscaping in the yard.

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square feet (air conditioned), under roof.

SETBACKS The following setbacks are minimum standards and are measured from the property lines. a. Front setback - 25 feet b. Side setback - 7.5 feet * c. Rear setback - 15 feet** * - For Lots 680, 683, 693, defined as Corner Lots, the minimum Corner Lot side setback is 15 feet. ** - For lots adjacent to golf course property, vertical improvements (pool enclosures, barbeque areas, or accessory structures) must maintain a minimum 10 foot setback from the rear property line. Unscreened pool decks may extend to within 5 feet of the rear property line, subject to the approval of the Design Review Board. - For lots that are adjacent to lakes, accessory structures may be located to within 10 feet of the rear yard setback line. Plans submitted in support of a request to reduce the rear yard setback from 15’ to 10’ must provide clear evidence for the need of such a reduction. The Design Review Board will review any such request on a case-by-case basis. All other locational criteria for accessory structures remain unchanged.

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SECTION FOUR - ARCHITECTURAL STANDARDS HOUSE STYLES Housing types or styles should not be repetitive from lot to lot along a neighborhood street. Rather, a variety of houses are encouraged. THERE SHALL BE A MINIMUM SEPARATION OF SIX (6) LOTS FROM THE SAME MODEL HOME STYLE (REGARDLESS OF ELEVATION). FOR EXAMPLE, PARTICIPATING BUILDER’S MODEL X, WHEN CONSTRUCTED ON LOT 1, SHALL NOT BE USED AGAIN UNTIL LOT 7. Each house shall have as a minimum a two (2) car garage.

EXTERIOR MATERIALS AND COLORS The use of the following exterior materials is considered appropriate. 1.

Cementitious parge coat.

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Masonry - brick, stone or cement board siding, as an integral part of the architecture.

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Wood - timbers, boards, or wood siding.

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The design of all four facades of the house shall include consistent architectural elements including use of materials and color (i.e. window banding, fascias, soffits, stone, brick, etc.).

NOTE: NO PLYWOOD, VINYL OR METAL SIDING ALLOWED. Inappropriate use of materials and colors, as determined by the Design Review Board, will not be allowed, particularly bright colors.

ROOFS Roof pitches and overhangs may vary as necessitated by architectural design. A minimum 6 to 12 slope is set as a standard. The Design Review Board will consider a pitch less than 6 to 12 but only if it is appropriate for a particular architectural style. Roof overhangs are required. Furthermore, no roof overhang (“eave”) of less than twelve (12") inches will be allowed, except that the eave overhang may be greater or lesser at any given location along the eave, so long as the reduction below 12" exists to accommodate the architectural enhancement of the home design. No mansard roofs will be allowed. 3/20/08

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All roof stacks, flashing and stainless or aluminum gutters shall be painted to match the approved roof colors. Roof stacks and plumbing vents shall be placed on rear slopes of the roofs where possible.

b.

Roof colors and textures shall be an integral part of the exterior color scheme of the building. “Color Thru” cement tile roofs, manufactured by Monier or Pioneer, shall be recommended. Natural gray unfinished tile roofs will not be approved. In the alternative, dimensional shingle roofing rated for a 30-year life may be utilized. For a dimensional shingle roof to be approved, the front wall face of the home must contain a minimum of forty percent (40%) coverage (based upon the front elevation square footage) of an alternative material, i.e. stone, brick, wood. The remaining wall faces must continue the alternative material detail. The 40% coverage requirement for the front elevation will be accomplished by no less than a 3’-6” wainscot application of alternative materials (height above 0’0” as defined by the finish floor elevation.) Rear elevations must also incorporate the same minimum coverage requirement of the front elevation alternative material treatment, although the wall portion of the rear house elevation which falls within the pool birdcage is not required to contain alternative materials. The Design Review Board will evaluate side elevation compliance with alternative materials on a case by case basis, since some homesites will provide exposed side yards which may require the side elevation to be enhanced with alternative materials.

c.

Solar water heating panels shall be reviewed on an individual basis and approval based upon the visual effect to the surrounding area. Generally their use is discouraged.

d.

"Key West" style metal roofs are prohibited.

GARAGES A minimum two car garage sized for full sized cars is required. The garage may have a single double door or two overhead doors. The Design Review Board strongly suggests that house plans incorporate a side-load garage configuration wherever possible. All double doors should be compatible with the exterior design. No fiberglass doors are allowed. The garage door(s) are to be painted in a color consistent with the house detail and color. All garage doors will have an automatic opener installed and should be kept closed when not in use. Carports are not allowed.

WINDOWS/DOORS/FRONT ENTRANCES Window muntin grid patterns are required on front-facing building elevations and on side building elevations visible from the street. Shifts in grid alignment will not be permitted. Assorted window sizes will be discouraged on an individual home (i.e., cathedral fan arches mixed with flat spring arches). Ground floor windows must be framed with profile or flat stucco banding to provide a shadow line – overall banding thickness shall be at least 1½”. Should flat stucco banding be selected, then at a minimum it must be two-tiered. All upper story windows must provide profile or flat stucco banding for a shadow line. Rear windows located inside the pool enclosure screen shall not require 3/20/08

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banding. Windows should be clear glass or bronze, gray or smoke colors. No reflective glass or reflective tinting should be used. Bright-finished or bright-plated metal exterior doors, windows, window screens, louvers, exterior trim or structural members shall not be permitted. All main entrances will be enhanced by a projecting roofed portico or will be strongly detailed and recessed to provide a protected focused entry. "Facade" flat entrance doors are not permitted. Burglar bars in doors and windows shall not be permitted.

AWNINGS AND SHUTTERS Awnings, canopies, and shutters shall be permitted subject to the approval of the Design Review Board. Hurricane storm shutters shall not be stored on the exterior of the residence. Exterior shutters, when used, should be an integral architectural feature. Storm shutters or windows may be installed over openings only as an impending storm approaches.

HURRICANE SHUTTERS Hurricane shutters include temporary and permanent types. Temporary shutters do not require approval and include standard window protection such as plywood, corrugated steel, aluminum and fabric/mesh materials. Duct take is not a certified window protection material and is therefore not allowed. Permanent shutters require prior approval of the Design Review Board. Both types of shutters must adhere to the following requirements: • • • • • • 3/20/08

Temporary hurricane shutters may be installed and permanent shutters may be closed upon issuance of a tropical storm or hurricane “watch”. Temporary shutters must be removed, and permanent shutters opened, within 5 days after a watch or warning is lifted. At no time will hurricane shutters be used to secure a home, vacant or occupied, for a period of time outside that described above. All permanent hurricane protection material (shutters and film) shall be maintained in good, safe and neat order and be replaced with like material when torn or damaged. Mounting studs, brackets and other hardware that are permanently attached to the structure shall match the color of the house. Obtain permit, if applicable. 11


CHIMNEYS All exterior wall positioned chimneys are encouraged to be full foundation based chimneys. Unpainted exposed stainless metal or aluminum caps or wood sided chimneys will not be permitted. All chimneys must be compatibly positioned and proportionately balanced within the home's elevation(s).

DECKS/PORCHES/SCREEN ROOMS Detailing of all patios and decks and “add-on� screen enclosures must be architecturally compatible with the home. Patios, decks and screen rooms shall be designed to serve as an extension of the house. Rails, pickets and underpinning of patios and decks should be painted to match or compliment the trim of the house. Views to the underside of decks must be screened with underpinning (latticing, etc.) and/or landscape material large enough to provide screening upon installation. Porch screening colors shall compliment and blend with the house (green is not permitted). No mill-finish aluminum will be allowed as framing for a porch or pool enclosure. Screen room additions (walls and roof) shall utilize similar materials to the home -- metal screen rooms are prohibited.

GUTTERS The use of gutters is recommended unless gutters are not in character with the architectural style of the home. Downspouts shall be designed to be compatible with the building elevations (i.e. located in corners, not protruding from walls). Gutters must be painted to match exterior trim and/or wall colors as necessary.

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SECTION FIVE - SITE STANDARDS LANDSCAPE STANDARDS To insure that the overall beauty of Florencia is preserved and enhanced, the Design Review Board has the authority to approve or disapprove landscape plans for individual residences. A recommended plant list is provided as Appendix A. The Design Review Board requires that the Owner use a licensed landscape architect to design the overall landscape plan. All lots or other property which is subject hereto upon which a dwelling or other improvement has been constructed shall be fully sodded and shall be maintained with at least the minimum landscaping required and approved by the Design Review Board.

GENERAL PLANTING DESIGN The following landscape performance guidelines are designed to create a pleasant and consistent neighborhood environment:

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A minimum of three (3) shade trees must be included in the landscape design of each home and yard, excluding the street tree requirement. A maximum of two (2) of these trees should be used in the front yard. The preference is that the trees be selected to provide a canopy. The minimum tree height shall be twelve to fourteen feet (12'-14'), with a caliper of two to two and one-half inches d.b.h. (2-2 ½" dbh).

2)

A mixture of large and small shrubs in 3 gallon containers or larger shall be planted in the front yard concentrated to screen exposed front foundation walls and/or provide appropriate setting for the house. (See acceptable shrub list in Appendix “A”.)

3)

At least two (2) accent trees 6'-8' feet high shall be required. Accent trees shall be minimum 3" caliper unless multi-trunk. See Appendix "A" for approved accent trees.

4)

A mixture of large and small shrubs in 3 gallon containers or larger shall be planted in side yards on each side concentrated to provide setting for wall and house. (See acceptable shrub list in Appendix “A”.)

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All yards and new plantings shall be installed with 100% coverage by an automatic irrigation system, with portions designed for drip or micro irrigation, as may be required by the current Pasco County Landscaping and Irrigation Ordinance.

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Shrubs and ground covers shall be spaced for mature and healthy growth at the following suggested centers: large shrubs 36"-48" on center; small shrubs 24"-30" on center; ground covers 18"-24" on center; annuals 6"-9" on center.

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The Owner, builder or landscape architect is encouraged to use key specimens to create focal points of interest.

9)

Planting should follow a layered transition from ground covers to small shrubs to large shrubs with the smaller materials in front of the large materials.

10)

Simple planting designs with a limited palette are preferred over complex mixtures of plants.

11)

In order to avoid a hedgerow along adjacent properties, it is recommended that large shrub material not be planted along the property line forward of the house line except to frame views and to create focal points. Small shrubs, low ground covers and sod are preferred along property lines in order to allow continuous open greenspace along the street.

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Individual landscapes should strive to achieve continuity with the balance of the community. Highly themed landscapes such as oriental gardens shall be prohibited in areas viewed from the street or golf course.

13)

A plant palette has been established for the lots within Florencia. These lists are to be used as guidelines in the plant material selection and were derived from the plants' capacity to survive in the environment and compatibility with other plants at Florencia.

14)

The intent of the landscape development on each lot is to provide a sense of community identity. The planting scheme should attempt to have as mature an effect as possible at the time of installation.

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Plant composition should employ a compatible variety of plant types in order to build a pleasant transition from property to property.

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The Design Review Board encourages the planting along the property boundary to be curvilinear in form rather than to reinforce the actual property boundary.

18)

Stone, crushed brick, or similar materials, will only be allowed as mulch subject to approval by the Design Review Board. Shredded cypress bark, pine bark nuggets, pine straw or hardwood chips shall be encouraged.

19)

Landscaping material for screening air conditioners and other mechanical equipment must, at time of installation, screen these items from street and adjacent Owner view.

20)

When permitted by the Design Review Board, shrubs and hedges planted along the property boundaries shall be maintained to a maximum height of four feet (4’) in keeping with the Design Guidelines’ rules regarding the maximum fence height of 4’ (with the sole exception of the permitted perimeter planting adjacent to a fence or wall greater than 4’). In such case, the plantings cannot exceed the height of the adjacent fence or wall.

STREETSCAPE AND FRONT YARD REQUIREMENTS With the allowance for variety in architectural style, it is highly desirable to create a cohesive and unifying street landscape. Therefore, a coordinated Streetscape plan has been established. This area includes that portion of the yard from the edge of the street pavement to the front of the house.

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All homes shall be landscaped with the following or a combination thereof; grass, ground covers, shrubs, vines and trees.

2)

Front yard appearance: Landscape plans must utilize at least 10% to 30% native Florida species, other than trees and turf grass, in accordance with the current Pasco County Landscaping and Irrigation Ordinance. Exotic material (specimens, cactus, etc.) should be limited to private courtyards, formal entries, and enclosed gardens, if used at all.

3)

All shrub beds shall receive a 2" layer of mulch materials. No bare ground is acceptable.

4)

All planted areas shall receive 100% automatic irrigation coverage, subject to the requirements and limitations imposed by the current Pasco County Landscaping and Irrigation Ordinance. Wells are not permitted without first obtaining an exception by the Design Review Board. Heads installed in sodded area shall be at turf level or 15


below, and all valves must be installed below grade. The system shall provide complete coverage to edge of road and shall minimize spray on streets, walks, adjacent properties, etc. The irrigation system shall be functional at the time of landscape installation. The street trees shall be planted between the sidewalk and curb and contractors shall install root control chemicals. 5)

All grass areas in each development including front, back and side yards shall be St. Augustine "Floratam" or equal, as approved by Design Review Board.

6)

All corner lots shall have front yard trees and street trees on all street sides unless otherwise approved by the Design Review Board.

STREET TREES The Streetscape area shall be that area between the back of the curb and the lot side of the ten foot (10’) utility easement adjacent to the right-of-way line. The Streetscape plant material shall consist of Live Oaks (Quercas Virginiana) and turf, with the option of annual beds. Trees shall be a minimum of 4-4 ½" Caliper 14'-16' feet overall height and 10-12' foot spread planted no closer than 25' feet apart. The required street trees shall have five feet (5') minimum clear trunk with no "U" or multiple trunks. The street trees must be planted within the 10’ utility easement, subject to positive location of any underground utilities located therein, starting at one side property line and running parallel with the street. It will be the responsibility of the Owner to water and fertilize the tree and let it grow to its natural shape and size. A minimum of two (2) street trees for interior lots, and four (4) street trees for corner lots, must be included within the streetscape area.

PARKING/DRIVEWAYS Garages for at least two cars are required along with a recommended two uncovered spaces for parking. Curved or offset driveways which prevent a direct view into the garage are preferable. No curb side parking areas may be created by extending any portion of the street pavement. Asphalt driveways are prohibited. Paver bricks are required for all driveways from the dwelling to the street, and for all sidewalks leading from a driveway to the dwelling, and for all entry stoops. Driveway aprons must be paved in the same manner as the driveway. Where possible, access to corner lots shall be from the least traveled street. Every driveway shall provide positive drainage away from the house and garage. NOTE: Decorative retaining walls are encouraged when grading driveways to minimize grade changes on the balance of the Lot area. 3/20/08

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WALKWAYS Four foot (4') sidewalks within rights-of-way shall be constructed by Owner/builder in conjunction with construction of the home.

FENCES AND WALLS All proposed fences must be approved by the Design Review Board prior to installation. Privacy fencing will be considered, but must be specifically approved by Design Review Board. Any privacy fencing must be in accordance with Pasco County Zoning Code and not extend forward of the rear wall of the house. Fencing of the front yard areas is not permitted without prior approval of the Design Review Board. Rear yard fencing is discouraged as the feeling of open space and the unity of the surrounding area is an important part of traditional Florida design concepts, with the sole exception of the Florencia community rear yard buffer fence running behind Lots 673 thru 679, which is to be constructed of black aluminum at a height not to exceed six feet (6’). This buffer fence is maintained as a limited common expense for the Florencia community. In the event the Design Review Board determines that a fence may adversely affect the line of sight view of a neighbor the Design Review Board has the right not to approve the fence plan. Enclosing a child's swing set can be done in limited areas by a black aluminum fence, of a preapproved design pattern, not to exceed four feet (4') in height. Water softeners, sprinkler controls, and other similar utilitarian devices are permitted to be fenced, provided they are properly screened from view in a manner approved by the Design Review Board. No fences (with the exception of the Florencia community rear yard buffer fence) taller than four feet (4') are permitted. All fences are to be constructed of black aluminum -- no wood fences, chain link or plastic (pvc) fences are permitted. Fences are discouraged in side yards, except small enclosures for mechanical equipment, lanai areas, spas, play equipment, or to screen trash containers; and when approved, shall not extend beyond the sight line of the adjacent house.

AIR CONDITIONERS, GARBAGE AND TRASH CONTAINERS All air conditioning units shall be shielded and hidden so that they shall not be visible from any street or adjacent property. Elements such as air conditioners and other mechanical equipment shall be totally screened from public view with plant material or wall. Window and/or wall air conditioning units shall not be permitted. All garbage and trash containers shall be placed in an enclosed or landscaped area as approved by the Design Review Board. 3/20/08

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All mechanical equipment and hose reels, etc. not screened architecturally shall be screened with planting material. Plant material height must be greater than the height of the equipment at the time of installation. All setbacks as required by public utilities must be adhered to.

MAILBOXES The Design Review Board has pre-selected a mailbox design. Owner shall purchase the mailbox through the Developer. Please contact your Builder for installation of the approved Florencia mailbox.

BARBECUES Barbecue areas shall be designed to be integral with patio areas. Prevailing winds should be considered during siting to avoid excessive smoke and odor oriented toward adjacent homes.

FLAGS and BANNERS The display of the American Flag only shall be permitted, subject to Design Review Board approval of placement and design. Other flags, or similarly displayed banners may be allowed, but their display must be restricted to a reasonable time period associated with the event being celebrated. All signs, billboards and advertising structures are prohibited.

ANTENNAS Satellite dishes or antennas shall be permitted, provided the satellite dish or antenna complies with the Telecommunications Act of 1996, Part II of Title III, Section 207, and subject to review by the Design Review Board. The following restrictions shall apply: - No satellite dish or antenna may be larger than 1 meter (39") in diameter. - All satellite dishes and antennas must be placed so as not to be seen from the street and/or golf course as long as such placement does not impair reception. - Wherever possible, as determined by the Design Review Board, satellite dishes and antennas must be screened by landscaping approved by the Design Review Board. - Wherever possible, satellite dishes and antennas will be painted to blend into the background as long as the painting does not impair reception.

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Above ground swimming pools shall not be permitted. Swimming pools shall not be permitted on the street side of the residence without special permission from Design Review Board. Pool screening must not be visible from the street in front of the residence. Pool screening colors shall complement and blend with the house (green is not permitted). Pool enclosure framing shall repeat building architecture and shapes. No mill-finish aluminum will be allowed as framing for a pool enclosure. For both the Florencia and Vizcaya neighborhoods, an enclosed accessory structure (that is not permitted as a “habitable� structure) such as playhouses, tool sheds and dog houses, shall not be permitted. As the sole exception, pool equipment may be enclosed, with specific written approval of the Design Review Board. For the Florencia neighborhood, play structures must be placed within the limits of the overall building envelope and not encroaching into any building setback, either side yard or rear yard setback. Play structures, when permitted outside of the building area, are to be placed closer to the home than to any property line. Furthermore, no part of the play structure shall be above eight (8) feet in height, nor contain a second level. For the Vizcaya neighborhood, play structures and play equipment are not permitted.

No decorative objects such as sculptures, birdbaths, fountains, and the like shall be placed or installed on any lot or within view from the golf course without the specific written approval of the Design Review Board. Clotheslines shall not be permitted on lots. Tennis Courts are discouraged. Basketball standards and portable backboards shall be located away from the street and not within any setback area. Pole mounted backboards, when allowable, should have a black pole with a clear backboard. Portable backboards are to be stored out of view when not in use.

All play equipment, benches and/or gazebos shall be restricted to backyards and shall be located outside the rear and side setbacks. The Design Review Board reserves the right to require landscape screening for play equipment which is in the view of contiguous lot Owners or in view from the street.

RECREATIONAL VEHICLES Recreational vehicles, such as boats, motor homes and campers, unless fully garaged, may only be stored on-site a maximum of twenty-four (24) hours within any consecutive thirty (30) day period.

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included on either the landscape or the site plan. Provide material and color call outs and dimensions for all paving sections. Details and cut-sheets are needed to delineate these elements as a construction document. (Note: landscape lighting can be included on this plan). The landscape plan and the site plan must be fully coordinated.

LIGHTING Exterior lighting is often the only way to perceive a landscape at night. It not only serves as a strong design element but can provide direction and safety. Overall principles for lot lighting will embody the following: 1)

All lighting plans and visible exterior light fixtures shall be submitted to the Design Review Board for approval prior to installation. All landscape lighting shall be of a soft and diffused character used to illuminate landscape planting instead of building surfaces.

2)

Flood lights shall be shielded and concealed as much as possible to prevent direct visibility of the light source, harsh glare or view of the fixture in daylight. No colored lamps (e.g., red, green, blue or amber) will be allowed except on a seasonal basis.

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Lighting shall generally not be conspicuous. When light from fixtures is directly visible, the lighting shall be low wattage to prevent sharp contrasts from surrounding areas at night.

5)

Light levels shall not vary greatly between separate illuminated areas, and areas illuminated and not illuminated. Light pollution from atmospheric spill, excessive lighting sources, or other errors in design judgement or installation shall be subject to correction if deemed intrusive by the Design Review Board upon final installation.

6)

The Owner might desire additional security lighting. All security lighting must be approved by the Design Review Board.

7)

Walk lights placed in grass areas or adjacent to walk ways in shrub or ground cover areas must use below grade wiring and junction boxes to minimize the daytime visibility of that hardware.

8)

All exterior wall or ceiling mounted decorative fixtures shall be of high quality and in conformance with the architectural style of the dwelling.

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TIME LIMITATIONS After the final design review and approval by the Committee, the Lot Owner must begin construction within six (6) months from the date of approval, or forfeit all approvals. In that event, a new application must be submitted and approval obtained before commencement of construction. In any event, construction must be completed within eighteen (18) months of commencement.

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GENERAL RULES FOR ALL CONTRACTORS AND SERVICE PERSONNEL GENERAL RULES The following rules apply to all employees of Florencia’s contractors and service personnel while on Florencia’s premises. 1.

All Contractor personnel are required to enter and leave through the designated construction gate.

2.

The construction traffic will be allowed from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m, Monday through Saturday, except on certain holidays. Special permission is necessary to move equipment/deliveries on Sundays.

3.

Contractors are required to keep their job sites as neat and clean as possible Trash and discarded materials must be removed weekly. There will be no stockpiling or dumping on adjacent lots or on streets. Construction materials are to be neatly piled on site; debris and rubbish are to be contained in dumpsters and periodically removed when full; tall, unsightly weeds are to be routinely cut back, streets adjoining a construction site are to be frequently swept clean of dirt and construction trash. Trash not removed will be removed by Florencia and billed to the responsible contractor or subcontractor.

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Where particularly offensive construction activities occur adjacent to a developed property or otherwise sensitive land use, the Design Review Board may require the Contractor to erect a proper fence to screen that activity. The design of that fence must be approved by the Design Review Board. Adjacent properties must also be protected from wind-born dust and debris by installation of silt fencing around the perimeter of the homesite under construction.

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The installation and location of all temporary structures such as site trailers and leasing offices are prohibited.

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All vacant property shall be kept cleared of debris; and shall be continuously maintained in its natural condition until construction commences on the property.

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Contractors will use only the utilities provided on the immediate site on which they are working.

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Any damage to streets and curbs, drainage, inlets, street lights, street markers, mailboxes, walls,

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etc., will be repaired by Owner/builder. 9.

There will be no washing of any truck on the streets or any vacant lots. Any concrete delivery truck washed out must be on your construction site.

10.

Operators of vehicles are required to see that they do not spill any damaging materials while within Florencia; and, if spillage occurs, operators are responsible for cleaning up. Please report any spills as soon as possible.

11.

If you cut any telephone, cable, TV, electrical, gas or water lines, it is your responsibility to report such an accident to the appropriate utility within 30 minutes.

12. All personnel working in Florencia are to insure that they will keep all areas in which they work or travel through free of discarded materials such as lunch bags and odd materials. Objects should not be thrown out of cars and trucks. Stockpiling of any materials on adjacent lots is not allowed. 13.

Loud radios or noise will not be allowed within the subdivision. This is distracting and discomforting to property Owners. Do not mount speakers on vehicles or outside of homes under construction. Remember that sound travels a long way on a windy day.

14. All contractors and their employees must discontinue work by 5:30 pm daily. 15.

Vehicles (trucks, vans, cars, etc.) may not be left in the subdivision over night. Construction equipment may be left on the site while needed, but must not be kept on the street. Parking should be off streets whenever possible.

16. No contractor personnel will be permitted to bring non-contractor personnel or pets on property. Infractions of the published construction rules may be cause for a $500 fine to the Owner or builder per infraction, and/or the suspension of builder or builder’s sub-contractors from the project.

SECTION SEVEN APPLICATION FORMS & CHECKLISTS The following forms shall be submitted to the Design Review Board for: 3/20/08

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Design Review Application ...................................................................................................Exhibit A Modification Request Request for Additions and/or Changes(s) in Approved Plans ......................................................................................................... Exhibit B

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Exhibit A ________________________________________________________________________ Florencia Design Review Application To: Chairman, Design Review Board Builder: ___________________________________________________________ Owner:____________________________________________________________ Lot: ____________________________________________________________ Date: ____________________________________________________________ This Submittal is for: _________ New Construction _________ New Additions to existing structure Has floor plan been previously approved for another lot? __________________________ If yes, for which lot? ____________ Is elevation style substantially different? Air Conditioned Space (1st Floor) Air Conditioned Space (2nd Floor) Total Net Square Ft. Covered Porches Garage/Storage Other: _________________________ Total Gross Square Ft.

___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________

_______________________________________________________________________ Owner _______________________________________________________________________ Name ______________________________________________________________________________ Street ______________________________________________________________________________ City State Zip ______________________________________________________________________________ Phone Builder ______________________________________________________________________________ Name ______________________________________________________________________________ Street ______________________________________________________________________________ City State Zip ______________________________________________________________________________ Phone

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General Information Lot Dimensions: __________________ Lot Sq. Ft.: _______________ Stories:_______ Bedrooms:

__________________________ Baths: ________________________

Height From Slab:________________________________________________________ Height from crown of road to roof ridge:

________________________________________________________

We propose to commence on or about: ______________________________________________

The following documents are provided herewith in one set as required by the Florencia Design Review Board. _________________ Final Design Review Applications _________________ Final Site Plan _________________ Final Exterior Elevations _________________ Final Building Plans, including Pool/Enclosure Plans _________________ Exterior Colors/Finishes/Materials _________________ Final Landscaping Plans NOTE:

If you feel there are any unusual items that require specific attention, please state above.

No occupancy of the residence is permitted until all construction and landscaping are complete in accordance with the plans, drawings, specifications and landscape information approved by the Design Review Board. _________________________________________ Owner Builder

___________________________________ Date

Attachments: ____________ Site Survey of Lot showing existing elevations ____________ Plot Plan of proposed home w/ setbacks, proposed elevations and FFE (scale 1”-20’) ____________ House Elevations & Floor Plans ! ¼” or 1/8” scale, as well as 11”x17” reduced copy

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After the initial and major review and approval by the Committee, the Participating Builder must begin construction within six (6) months from the date of approval, or forfeit all approvals. In that event, a new application must be submitted and approvals obtained before commencement of construction. In any event, construction must be completed within eighteen months of commencement. Committee Use Date Received _______________________________________ The Design Review Board has reviewed the foregoing application and rendered the following decision: _________ Approved _________ Approved with limiting conditions _________ Denied Comments (recommendations):

Limiting conditions to be approved prior to construction.

__________________________________________________________ Chairman/Design Review Board __________________________________________________________ Date Time Limitations:

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Exhibit B ____________________________________________________________________________________

Modification Request Request For Additions and/or Changes in Approved Plans Name of Applicant:_____________________________________ Phone:_________________________ Address of Applicant:__________________________________________________________________ (for correspondence) Person or Agent to be contacted for additional information:____________________________________ Phone____________________ I (we) propose to construct a dwelling on Lot ______________ I (we) propose to change construction on or about _______________________________ or (date uncertain) ______________________________________________________________________ The following documents are provided herewith in duplicate as required by The Florencia Design Review Board: ______________ Plans ______________ Specifications ______________ Other _________________________________________________________ Please examine these preliminary documents and advise if they are approved or disapproved, or require additional information or plans. Applicant ___________________________________________ Date ___________________________ Approval Granted __________ Approval Denied Because: ______________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ The Florencia Design Review Board By:_____________________________________________ Date:______________________________

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Appendix A Recommended Plant List Landscaping Materials 1)

The Design Review Board encourages the use of plant material on the Florencia approved list (see Accepted Plant Palette). It prohibits the use of plant material not included on the list without the specific approval of the Design Review Board.

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The following trees and shrubs are not acceptable for landscaping within Florencia: Chinese Tallow (Sapium sebiferum) Brazilian Pepper (Schinus spp.) Punk Trees (Malaleuca spp.) Mimosa (Albizzia spp.) Australian Pine (Casuarina spp.) Chinaberry (Melia azedarach) French Mulberry (Morus alba) Ear Tree (Enterolobium cyclocarpum) Eucalyptus Species (eucalyptus species) Arbor Vitae (Thuja orientalis)

Accepted Plant Palette: Acceptable Shade Trees Live Oak (Quercus virginiana) Laurel Oak (Quercus laurifolia) Sycamore (Plantanus occidentalis) Southern Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora) Sweetgum (Liquidamber styraciflua) Red Maple (Acer rubrum) Slash Pine (Pinus elliotti) Longleaf Pine (Pinus taeda) Elms (no Chinese) Acceptable Palm Trees Washington Palm (Wasingtonia robusta) Queen Palm (Syagrus romanzoffiana) Cabbage Palm (Sabal palmetto) Canary Island Date Palm (Phoenix canariensis)

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Acceptable Accent / Flowering Trees Dogwood (Cornus florida) Ligustrum (Ligustrum japonicum & Ligustrum lucidum) Crape-Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica) East Palatka Holly (Illex opaca, "East Palatka") Savannah Holly (Illex opaca, "Savannah") Nellie Stevens Holly (Illex opaca, “Nellie R. Stevens”) Hollywood Juniper (Juniperus torulosa) Loquat (Eriobotrya japonica) Jacaranda (Jacaranda mimosifolia) Peltophorum (Peltophorum pterocarpum) Tabebuia varieties Acceptable Shrubs King Sago (Cycas revoluta) Crinum Lily (Crinum aslaticum) Lady Palm (raphis excelsa) Pygmy Date Palm (phoenix roebelenii) Yellow Anise (Ilicium parviflorum) Chinese Witch Hazel ‘Ruby’ (Loropetalum chinense) Arboricola (Schefflera arboricola) Sweet Viburnum (Viburnum odoratissimum) Cast Iron Plant (Aspiidistra elatior) Spider Lily (Crinum Asiaticum) Camellia (Camillia japonica) Sasanqua (Camillia sasanqua) Pittosporum (Pittosporum species) Sandankwa (Viburnum species) Plumbago (Plumbago capensis) Indian Hawthorn (Raphiolepis indica) Azaleas (Rhododendron species) Coontie (Zamia floridana) Ligustrum (Ligustrum species) Juniper (Juniperus species) Dwarf Horned Holly (Ilex cornuta rotunda) Dwarf Yaupon (Ilex vomitoria nana) Japanese Yew (Podocarpus macrophylla) Pampas Grass (Cortadeia selloana) Gardenia (Gardenia species) Sinensis (Ligustrum sinensis) Nandina (Nandina domestica) 3/20/08


Acceptable Ground Covers Mondo Grass (Ophiopon japonicum) Border Grass - Lilyturf (Liriope muscari) Giant Grass (Liriope “Evergreen Giant”) Muhly Grass (Muhlenbergia capillaris) Red Fountain Grass (Pennisetum setaceum ‘Rubrum’) Cord Grass (Spartina bakeri) Southern Shield Fern (Dryopteris ludoviciana) Dwarf Shore Juniper (Juniperus conferta compacta) Parson’s Juniper (Juniperus parsonii) African Iris (Moraea iridiodes) Blue Lily of the Nile (Agapanthus africanus) Boston Fern (Nephrolepsis exaltata) Holly Fern (Cyrtomium falcatum) Ivies (Hedera canariensis) Daylilies (Hemerocallis species) Periwinkle (Vinca major) Society Garlic (Tulbaghia fragrans) Wedelia (Wedelia trilobata) Trachelospermum jasminoides varieties Lakefront Native Aquatic Vegetation Trees Bald Cypress (Taxodium distichum) Common Willow (Salix caroliniana) Dahoon Holly (Ilex cassine) Hornbeam (Carpinus caroliniana) Loblolly Bay (Gordonia lasianthus) Pond Cypress (Taxodium ascendens) Red Ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica) Red Maple (Acer rubrum) Sugar Berry (Celtis laeuigata) Swamp Tupelo (Nyssa biflora) Sweet Bay (Magnolia virginiana) Sweet Gum (Liquidamber styraciflua) Water Ash (Fraxinus caroliniana) Water Locust (Gleditsia aquatica) 3/20/08


Shrubs Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis) Pond apple (Annana glara) St. Johns Wort (Hypericum fasciculatum) Swamp Dogwood (Cornus stricta) Water Willow (Justicia ovata) Wax Myrtle (Myrica cerifera) Grasses Alligator Weed (Alternanthera philoxeroides) Arrow Arum (Pettandra virginica) Arrowhead (Sagittaria tracyi) Bulrush (Scirpus spp.) Maidencane (Panicum hemitomon) Narrowleaf Sawgrass (Caldium mariscoides) Pickerelweed (Pontederia lancoslata) Swamp Fern (Blechnum serrulatum)

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Florencia/Vizcaya Design Guidelines & Procedures Adam Smith Enterprises, Inc. March, 2008

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DESIGN GUIDELINES SECTION ONE - INTRODUCTION DEVELOPERS POLICY STATEMENT Property in the Siena community is subject to certain restrictions as defined in the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions for The Champions’ Club. This manual is designed to further explain and provide guidelines for construction. A Homeowners Association has been established for project control, ownership and maintenance of common spaces and the community’s storm drainage system. During the initial phases of development, the Association will be managed by the Developer. The Developer reserves the right to revise and update the design criteria as well as the performance and quality standards to respond to future changes. The Architectural Control Committee, functioning as the community’s “Design Review Board”, seeks to foster thoughtful design and to promote harmony between neighboring residences before, during and after construction. The Committee desires to be objective and maintain sensitivity to the individual aspects of design. The Siena community has been specifically designed to reflect a unique, Mediterraneanstyle character, and the Developer has entered into an agreement with selected builders, whose home designs mirror the Mediterranean theme. Each selected builder’s home offerings include certain design elements and construction materials requirements not specifically identified in the Design Guidelines, but considered fundamental. All home designs within Siena are governed by these fundamental design criteria, and are incorporated into each home elevation offered by the selected builders.

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The following list summarizes those design elements which the Design Review Board requires: 1.

Use of certified professionals in the fields of planning, architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, and surveying.

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Emphasis on thoughtful architectural designs that exude warmth, artistic taste and foster harmonious design concepts which utilize classic and traditional architectural features.

3.

Architectural elements that compliment and reinforce the natural characteristics of the site including pitched roofs of varying heights with large overhangs on the main body of the house, window openings, porches, patios and lanais. An abundant use of glass, including dormers, clerestory windows, bay and bow windows, careful and sensitive detailing on entrances, facias, soffits, gable end, transom areas, above doors and windows is desired. Finally, an emphasis on materials, such as brick, stone and/or wood, and overall, high-grade, quality construction that is in harmony with the project theme.

LIMITATIONS OF RESPONSIBILITIES The primary goal of the Design Review Board is to review the application, plans, specifications, materials, and samples submitted and to determine if the proposed structure conforms in appearance and construction criteria with the standards and policies as set forth by the Committee. The Design Review Board otherwise assumes no further responsibilities.

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The Design Review Board shall consist of the Developer and its design consultants until such time as the Developer selects and appoints others, subject to the applicable provisions of the Declaration.

FUNCTIONS OF THE DESIGN REVIEW BOARD 1.

The Design Review Board will evaluate each of the housing plans submitted by a Lot Owner for the following items: a. adherence to the design criteria and subdivision grading and drainage plans. b. performance and quality standards set forth in the Design Guidelines c. compatibility of the design with the adjoining sites and common spaces

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The Design Review Board will interpret the Design Guidelines at the request of the Owners. If conflicts arise in meeting these Design Guideline standards, the Design Review Board will review and evaluate the conditions.

3.

The Design Review Board has the right to grant exceptions from the Design Guidelines in accordance with the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions.

4.

The Design Review Board shall have the right to monitor and overview the design and construction process in order to insure conformance with the approved documents and the standards set forth in these Design Guidelines.

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The Design Review Board shall review each submittal and respond, authorizing the continuation through the next phase of the review process, if appropriate. Unapproved submittals shall be revised and resubmitted for review and approval. Approval will be in writing, signifying the submittal’s acceptable compliance with the Design Review Board’s requirements and the CCR’s. Design Review Board approval shall in no way relieve the Owner of his responsibility and liability for adherence to any applicable ordinances and codes.

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requirements for each phase. Initial Criteria The Developer has selected a total of two (2) builders, "Premier Builders", to construct model homes within the Siena community. An Owner is restricted to selecting only from these builders. Pre-Design Conference Upon the selection of a homesite and prior to the beginning of a preliminary design, it is strongly recommended that the Owner consult with his designated builder to avoid potential delays due to improper site planning. With this in mind, it is recommended that a pre-design conference be held with a representative of the Design Review Board. At the Pre-Design Conference, the Owner, or his designated builder, should bring or otherwise identify his land planner, architect, landscape architect, and any other selected professionals, to review the overall design process with a Design Review Board representative, including the information listed below as items 3, 4 and 5. Design Review An Owner must submit to the Siena Design Review Board one (1) set of the following: 1.

Design Review Application

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A site survey of the lot. Base data pertaining to lot lines, easements, all existing vegetation (if any), etc. are to be shown on the survey.

3.

Site plans. Indicate location of structure(s), swimming pool, walls, enclosures, decks, all lot utilities, etc. Scale to be a minimum of 1" = 20'. Show all building setbacks and proposed building (finish floor) elevations, proposed lot corner grade elevations, and lot grading type. NOTE: The maximum proposed fill grade for the lot must not exceed 1 foot above the established minimum finish floor elevation as indicated on the approved site development plans, or as otherwise specified by Pasco County lot grading criteria, unless specifically approved by the Design Review Board.

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Floor plan drawn to a 1/4" or 1/8" scale indicating room sizes and intended uses. Also, an 11”x17” reduced size copy of the building floorplan must be included.

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Square footage must be indicated on the plans in the following manner: a. First Floor b. Second Floor (if applicable) c. Garage d. Patio, decks, courtyard, etc.

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On Homesites that are "corner" lots, having two faces of the home facing a street, the "non-address" street side face of the home shall utilize similar coverage of selected architectural elements approved for the "Address" or front styling face of the home (i.e. stone, brick, decorative banding, quoins, siding, etc.).

8.*

Exterior Colors/Finishes/Materials Specifications Product samples/photos Color chips

9.*

Landscape Plan including final grading and existing trees and planting to remain and to be removed. Scale 1" = 10' Topography Lot Drainage patterns Easements and rights-of-way Existing trees (4" diameter) Plant list with quantities, size and plant spacing Plant material locations Site and accent lighting details Surface material (paver brick, salt-finish concrete, etc.) Boundaries of all landscape treatments including sod and planting areas

*Must be submitted prior to installation if not prepared at time of Final Design Review. 10.

Design Review Fee of $350.00 (made payable to The Champions’ Club Owners Association, Inc.)

The Design Review Board will use its best efforts to review all design documents and return one set of plans to the Owner, or his designated builder, within fifteen (15) days with the appropriate comments. No construction activities shall take place on the Lot without the prior approval of plans by the Design Review Board. Any subsequent changes required to comply with applicable codes must be resubmitted for approval. Any changes in material samples shall be identified and resubmitted. The committee may request a meeting to discuss modifications of the drawings or in the specifications.

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package submitted omit significant components of the published review criteria. After installation, landscape plans will require a site inspection for verification. Should the landscaping installed not agree or otherwise fail to comply with the minimum requirements of the Design Guidelines. The Design Review Board may require additional plantings to meet the design criteria. A re-inspection fee of $100.00 will be assessed by the Design Review Board. After approval, the Design Review Board will retain the one set of approved documents as a permanent record.

MODIFICATIONS The Design Review Board shall have exclusive jurisdiction over the approval of modifications, additions, or alterations made on or to existing residences or structures in accordance with the Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions. Homeowners contemplating a modification should contact the Design Review Board, in advance, to assure themselves that they have the most up-to-date copy of the Design Guidelines.

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The quality and character of Siena is intended to blend with and take advantage of all existing natural landscape. Whenever possible, existing trees and plants shall be retained. Clearing of existing vegetation should ideally be limited to those areas necessary for development.

General Standards 1)

All builders and homeowners shall submit landscape plans for approval by the Design Review Board which satisfy the general intent and specific requirements of these guidelines and Pasco County landscape ordinances.

2)

Landscaping is an essential element of the residence. Siena requires that the landscape design be completed by a registered Landscape Architect in the State of Florida who will provide expertise for the siting of the residence and the proposed site improvements. A minimum landscape package price, exclusive of sod and irrigation, shall total $10,000.00 (builder, i.e. wholesale, price) for interior lots and $11,000.00 for corner lots. At least 50% of the landscape package allocation shall be located in the front yard. All builders and homeowners shall submit adequate evidence (actual invoices from third parties) of their landscape expenditure to assure compliance with this community requirement (See Section 5 for specific details).

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Landscape plans must be completed at a scale no smaller that 1" - 10' and should show all natural areas, proposed planting beds, sodded lawn, and all tree locations (existing, removed and proposed). The plans must also include a plant list with common and botanical names, plant sizes, and material spacing. Shrub masses should be located so that neighbors’ views of the water or the golf course are not inhibited. Natural areas may be enhanced with the addition of understory materials to create islands of landscaping in the yard.

MINIMUM BUILDING SIZE Housing units shall have the minimum square footage as indicated in the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions. For Siena, the minimum square footage shall be 2,850 square feet (air conditioned), under roof.

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Rear setback - 15 feet**

* - For Lots 536 and 537, defined as Corner Lots, the minimum Corner Lot side setback is 15 feet. ** - For lots adjacent to golf course property, vertical improvements (pool enclosures, barbeque areas, or accessory structures) must maintain a minimum 10 foot setback from the rear property line. Unscreened pool decks may extend to within 5 feet of the rear property line, subject to the approval of the Design Review Board. - For lots that are adjacent to lakes, accessory structures may be located to within 10 feet of the rear yard setback line. Plans submitted in support of a request to reduce the rear yard setback from 15’ to 10’ must provide clear evidence for the need of such a reduction. The Design Review Board will review any such request on a case-by-case basis. All other locational criteria for accessory structures remain unchanged.

SECTION FOUR - ARCHITECTURAL STANDARDS HOUSE STYLES Housing types or styles should not be repetitive from lot to lot along a neighborhood street. Rather, a variety of houses are encouraged. There shall be a minimum separation of three (3) lots from the same model home style, regardless of elevation). For example, participating builder’s 3/20/08

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Model X, when constructed on Lot 1, shall not be used again until Lot 5. Each house shall have as a minimum a two (2) car garage.

EXTERIOR MATERIALS AND COLORS The use of the following exterior materials is considered appropriate. 1.

“California” style cementitious parge coat finish shall be the major exterior material featured within the Siena community.

2.

Masonry - brick, stone or cement board siding, only in an accent architectural capacity.

3.

Wood - timbers, boards, or wood siding, only in an accent architectural capacity.

4.

The design of all four facades of the house shall include consistent architectural elements including use of materials and color (i.e. window banding, fascias, soffits, stone, brick, etc.).

NOTE: NO PLYWOOD, VINYL OR METAL SIDING ALLOWED. The Siena community will have a pre-approved palette of exterior colors and finishes, which will be designated by location of the house within the overall community. Inappropriate use of materials and colors, as determined by the Design Review Board, will not be allowed, particularly bright colors.

ROOFS Roof pitches and overhangs may vary as necessitated by architectural design. A minimum 6 to 12 slope is set as a standard. The Design Review Board will consider a pitch less than 6 to 12 but only if it is appropriate for a particular architectural style. Roof overhangs are required. Furthermore, no roof overhang (“eave”) of less than twelve (12") inches will be allowed, except that the eave overhang may be greater or lesser at any given location along the eave, so long as the reduction below 12" exists to accommodate the architectural enhancement of the home design. No mansard roofs will be allowed.

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All roof stacks, flashing and stainless or aluminum gutters shall be painted to match the approved roof colors. Roof stacks and plumbing vents shall be placed on rear slopes of the roofs where possible.

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including eaves, or eaves to match. Mudwork to be natural grey mortar. Natural gray unfinished tile roofs will not be approved. c.

Solar water heating panels shall be reviewed on an individual basis and approval based upon the visual effect to the surrounding area. Generally their use is discouraged.

d.

"Key West" style metal roofs are prohibited.

GARAGES A minimum two car garage sized for full sized cars is required. The garage may have a single double door or two overhead doors. All garage doors shall be paneled doors with colonial style (Stockton) glass inserts in the top section. Should there be an arched opening to the garage, the glass insert is to be deleted. No fiberglass doors are allowed. The garage door(s) are to be painted in a color consistent with the house detail and color. All garage doors will have an automatic opener installed and should be kept closed when not in use. Carports are not allowed.

WINDOWS/DOORS/FRONT ENTRANCES Window muntin grid patterns are required on front-facing building elevations and on side building elevations visible from the street. Shifts in grid alignment will not be permitted. Assorted window sizes will be discouraged on an individual home (i.e., cathedral fan arches mixed with flat spring arches). Ground floor windows should be framed with profile or flat stucco banding to provide a shadow line. All upper story windows must provide profile or flat stucco banding for a shadow line. Rear windows located inside the pool enclosure screen shall not require banding. Windows shall contain a 15% gray tint glazing. No reflective glass or reflective tinting should be used. All windows shall be white-framed. Bright-finished or bright-plated metal exterior doors, windows, window screens, louvers, exterior trim or structural members shall not be permitted. All main entrances will be enhanced by a projecting roofed portico or will be strongly detailed and recessed to provide a protected focused entry. "Facade" flat entrance doors are not permitted.

Entry Doors will be of fiberglass manufacture and will be selected from one of the following three identified styles: (1) Termatru FC81800 beveled glass, (2) CC890 1-light French, or (3) CC91 Solid-Panel. Plastpro is an approved substitute. Burglar bars in doors and windows shall not be permitted. Entry Door hardware shall be of uniform design and finish; the entry door bell shall be of uniform design and finish. 3/20/08

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House Numbers shall be of uniform design and finish.

AWNINGS AND SHUTTERS Awnings, canopies, and shutters shall be permitted subject to the approval of the Design Review Board. Hurricane storm shutters shall not be stored on the exterior of the residence. Exterior shutters, when used, should be an integral architectural feature. Storm shutters or windows may be installed over openings only as an impending storm approaches.

HURRICANE SHUTTERS Hurricane shutters include temporary and permanent types. Temporary shutters do not require approval and include standard window protection such as plywood, corrugated steel, aluminum and fabric/mesh materials. Duct take is not a certified window protection material and is therefore not allowed. Permanent shutters require prior approval of the Design Review Board. Both types of shutters must adhere to the following requirements: • • • • • •

Temporary hurricane shutters may be installed and permanent shutters may be closed upon issuance of a tropical storm or hurricane “watch”. Temporary shutters must be removed, and permanent shutters opened, within 5 days after a watch or warning is lifted. At no time will hurricane shutters be used to secure a home, vacant or occupied, for a period of time outside that described above. All permanent hurricane protection material (shutters and film) shall be maintained in good, safe and neat order and be replaced with like material when torn or damaged. Mounting studs, brackets and other hardware that are permanently attached to the structure shall match the color of the house. Obtain permit, if applicable.

CHIMNEYS All exterior wall positioned chimneys are encouraged to be full foundation based chimneys. Chimney caps shall be fabricated of copper -- unpainted exposed stainless metal or aluminum caps or wood sided chimneys will not be permitted. All chimneys must be compatibility positioned and proportionately balanced within the home's elevation(s).

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compatible with the home, and finished in white or bronze only. Patios, decks and screen rooms shall be designed to serve as an extension of the house. Rails, pickets and underpinning of patios and decks should be painted to match or compliment the trim of the house. Views to the underside of decks must be screened with underpinning (latticing, etc.) and/or landscape material large enough to provide screening upon installation. Porch and patio screening colors shall be charcoal only. No mill-finish aluminum will be allowed as framing for a porch or pool enclosure. Screen room additions (walls and roof) shall utilize similar materials to the home -- metal screen rooms are prohibited.

GUTTERS The use of gutters is recommended unless gutters are not in character with the architectural style of the home. Downspouts shall be designed to be compatible with the building elevations (i.e. located in corners, not protruding from walls). Gutters must be painted to match roof color as necessary.

SECTION FIVE - SITE STANDARDS LANDSCAPE STANDARDS To insure that the overall beauty of Siena is preserved and enhanced, the Design Review Board has the authority to approve or disapprove landscape plans for individual residences. A recommended plant list is provided as Appendix A. All lots or other property which is subject hereto upon which a dwelling or other 3/20/08

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improvement has been constructed shall be fully sodded and shall be maintained with at least the minimum landscaping required and approved by the Design Review Board. For any lot that backs to or is otherwise adjacent to an existing lake or pond, the adjacent lake bank shall be re-sodded and irrigated down to the water’s edge, and maintained by the Owner as a natural extension of the rear or side yard.

GENERAL PLANTING DESIGN The following landscape performance guidelines are designed to create a pleasant and consistent neighborhood environment:

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A minimum of three (3) shade trees must be included in the landscape design of each home and yard, excluding the street tree requirement. A maximum of two (2) of these trees should be used in the front yard. The preference is that the trees be selected to provide a canopy. The minimum tree height shall be twelve to fourteen feet (12'-14'), with a caliper of two to two and one-half inches d.b.h. (2-2 ½" dbh).

2)

A mixture of large and small shrubs in 3 gallon containers or larger shall be planted in the front yard concentrated to screen exposed front foundation walls and/or provide appropriate setting for the house. (See acceptable shrub list in Appendix “A”.)

3)

At least two (2) accent trees 6'-8' feet high shall be required. Accent trees shall be minimum 3" caliper unless multi-trunk. See Appendix "A" for approved accent trees.

4)

A mixture of large and small shrubs in 3 gallon containers or larger shall be planted in side yards on each side concentrated to provide setting for wall and house. (See acceptable shrub list in Appendix “A”.)

5)

All lots shall be sodded, subject to current Pasco County Landscaping and Irrigation Ordinance requirements. In order that visual continuity between the lots be maintained, grass shall be of a St. Augustine Floratam or equal, as approved by the Design Review Board.

6)

All yards and new plantings shall be installed with 100% coverage by an automatic irrigation system installed on the exterior of the home for access by maintenance crews.

7)

Shrubs and ground covers shall be spaced for mature and healthy growth at the following suggested centers: large shrubs 36"-48" on center; small shrubs 24"-30" on center; ground covers 18"-24" on center; annuals 6"-9" on center.

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Planting should follow a layered transition from ground covers to small shrubs to large shrubs with the smaller materials in front of the large materials.

10)

Simple planting designs with a limited palette are preferred over complex mixtures of plants.

11)

In order to avoid a hedgerow along adjacent properties, it is recommended that large shrub material not be planted along the property line forward of the house line except to frame views and to create focal points. Small shrubs, low ground covers and sod are preferred along property lines in order to allow continuous open greenspace along the street.

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Individual landscapes should strive to achieve continuity with the balance of the community. Highly themed landscapes such as oriental gardens shall be prohibited in areas viewed from the street or golf course.

13)

A plant palette has been established for the lots within Siena. These lists are to be used as guidelines in the plant material selection and were derived from the plants' capacity to survive in the environment and compatibility with other plants at Siena.

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The intent of the landscape development on each lot is to provide a sense of community identity. The planting scheme should attempt to have as mature an effect as possible at the time of installation.

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Plant composition should employ a compatible variety of plant types in order to build a pleasant transition from property to property.

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No shrubs shall be planted in the right-of-way without approval of the Design Review Board.

17)

The Design Review Board encourages the planting along the property boundary to be curvilinear in form rather than to reinforce the actual property boundary.

18)

Stone, crushed brick, or similar materials, will only be allowed as mulch subject to approval by the Design Review Board. Shredded cypress bark, pine bark nuggets, pine straw or hardwood chips shall be encouraged.

19)

Landscaping material for screening air conditioners and other mechanical equipment must, at time of installation, screen these items from street and adjacent Owner view.

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When permitted by the Design Review Board, shrubs and hedges planted along the property boundaries shall be maintained to a maximum height of four feet (4’) in keeping with the Design Guidelines’ rules regarding the maximum fence height of 4’ (with the sole exception of the permitted perimeter planting adjacent to a fence or 14


wall greater than 4’). In such case, the plantings cannot exceed the height of the adjacent fence or wall.

STREETSCAPE AND FRONT YARD REQUIREMENTS With Siena’s Mediterranean-themed architectural style, it is highly desirable to create a cohesive and unifying street landscape. Therefore, a coordinated Streetscape plan has been established. This area includes that portion of the yard from the edge of the street pavement to the front of the house. 1)

All homes shall be landscaped with the following or a combination thereof; grass, ground covers, shrubs, vines and trees.

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Front yard appearance: Landscape plans must utilize at least 10% to 30% native Florida species, other than trees and turf grass, in accordance with the Pasco County Landscaping and Irrigation Ordinance. Exotic material (specimens, cactus, etc.) should be limited to private courtyards, formal entries, and enclosed gardens, if used at all.

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All shrub beds shall receive a 2" layer of mulch materials. No bare ground is acceptable.

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All planted areas shall receive 100% automatic irrigation coverage, subject to the requirements and limitations imposed by the Pasco County Landscaping and Irrigation Ordinance. Wells are not permitted without first obtaining an exception by the Design Review Board. Heads installed in sodded area shall be at turf level or below, and all valves must be installed below grade. The system shall provide complete coverage to edge of road and shall minimize spray on streets, walks, adjacent properties, etc. The irrigation system shall be functional at the time of landscape installation.

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All grass areas in each development including front, back and side yards shall be St. Augustine "Floratam" or equal, as approved by Design Review Board.

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All corner lots shall have front yard trees and street trees on all street sides unless otherwise approved by the Design Review Board.

STREET TREES The Streetscape area shall be that area between the back of the curb and the ten foot (10’) utility easement adjacent to the right-of-way line. The Streetscape plant material shall consist of Live Oaks (Quercas Virginiana) and turf, with the option of annual beds. Trees shall be a minimum of 4-4 ½" Caliper 14'-16' feet overall height and 10-12' foot spread planted no closer than 25' feet apart. 3/20/08

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The required street trees shall have five feet (5') minimum clear trunk with no "U" or multiple trunks. The street trees must be planted within the 10’ utility easement, subject to positive location of any underground utilities located therein, starting at one side property line and running parallel with the street. It will be the responsibility of the Owner to water and fertilize the tree and let it grow to its natural shape and size. A minimum of two (2) street trees for interior lots, and four (4) street trees for corner lots, must be included within the streetscape area.

PARKING/DRIVEWAYS Garages for at least two cars are required along with a recommended two uncovered spaces for parking. Curved or offset driveways which prevent a direct view into the garage are preferable. No curb side parking areas may be created by extending any portion of the street pavement. Asphalt driveways are prohibited. Paver bricks, using a consistent paver pattern and color mix approved by the Design Review Board, are required for all driveways from the dwelling to the street, and for all sidewalks leading from a driveway to the dwelling, and for all entry stoops. Driveway aprons must be paved in the same manner as the driveway. Where possible, access to corner lots shall be from the least traveled street. Every driveway shall provide positive drainage away from the house and garage. NOTE: Decorative retaining walls are encouraged when grading driveways to minimize grade changes on the balance of the Lot area.

WALKWAYS Four foot (4') sidewalks within rights-of-way shall be constructed by Owner/builder in conjunction with construction of the home. These sidewalks may be constructed of a uniform paver brick color and pattern in keeping with the driveways.

FENCES AND WALLS All proposed fences must be approved by the Design Review Board prior to installation. Privacy fencing will be considered, but must be specifically approved by Design Review Board. Any privacy fencing must be in accordance with Pasco County Zoning Code and not extend forward of the rear wall of the house. Within the Siena community, fencing shall be permitted only on the Lots backing to the eastern buffer wall (Lots 491 thru 508), on certain back-to-back Lots (Lots 533 thru 540), and for those Lots backing to the southern boundary of the community (Lots 509, 510 and 511). Fences, when permitted, will be restricted to rear yard areas only, and may run to the buffer wall. A doublegate entry will be required on each fence side to enable the landscape maintenance company 3/20/08

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reasonable access to rear yard landscape areas. Rear yard fencing only will be required for Lots 509, 510 and 511. In the event the Design Review Board determines that a fence may adversely affect the line of sight view of a neighbor the Design Review Board has the right not to approve the fence plan. Enclosing a child's swing set can be done in limited areas by a black aluminum fence, of a pre-approved design pattern, not to exceed four feet (4') in height. Water softeners, sprinkler controls, and other similar utilitarian devices are permitted to be fenced, provided they are properly screened from view in a manner approved by the Design Review Board. No fences taller than four feet (4') are permitted. All fences are to be constructed of black aluminum -- no wood fences, chain link or plastic (pvc) fences are permitted.

AIR CONDITIONERS, GARBAGE AND TRASH CONTAINERS All air conditioning units shall be shielded and hidden so that they shall not be visible from any street or adjacent property. Elements such as air conditioners and other mechanical equipment shall be totally screened from public view with plant material or wall. Window and/or wall air conditioning units shall not be permitted. All garbage and trash containers shall be placed in an enclosed or landscaped area as approved by the Design Review Board. All mechanical equipment and hose reels, etc. not screened architecturally shall be screened with planting material. Plant material height must be greater than the height of the equipment at the time of installation. All setbacks as required by public utilities must be adhered to.

MAILBOXES The Design Review Board has pre-selected a mailbox design. Owner shall purchase the mailbox through the Developer. Please contact your Builder for installation of the approved Siena mailbox.

BARBECUES Barbecue areas shall be designed to be integral with patio areas. Prevailing winds should be considered during siting to avoid excessive smoke and odor oriented toward adjacent homes.

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The display of the American Flag only shall be permitted, subject to Design Review Board approval of placement and design. Other flags, or similarly displayed banners may be allowed, but their display must be restricted to a reasonable time period associated with the event being celebrated. All signs, billboards and advertising structures are prohibited.

ANTENNAS Satellite dishes or antennas shall be permitted, provided the satellite dish or antenna complies with the Telecommunications Act of 1996, Part II of Title III, Section 207, and subject to review by the Design Review Board. The following restrictions shall apply: - No satellite dish or antenna may be larger than 1 meter (39") in diameter. - All satellite dishes and antennas must be placed so as not to be seen from the street and/or golf course as long as such placement does not impair reception. - Wherever possible, as determined by the Design Review Board, satellite dishes and antennas must be screened by landscaping approved by the Design Review Board. - Wherever possible, satellite dishes and antennas will be painted to blend into the background as long as the painting does not impair reception.

RECREATIONAL ITEMS, ACCESSORY STRUCTURES & DECORATIVE OBJECTS Above ground swimming pools shall not be permitted. Swimming pools shall not be permitted on the street side of the residence without special permission from Design Review Board. Pool screening must not be visible from the street in front of the residence. Pool screening colors shall be of charcoal color. Pool enclosure framing shall repeat building architecture and shapes. No mill-finish aluminum will be allowed as framing for a pool enclosure.

Accessory structures, such as playhouses, tool sheds or doghouses shall not be permitted unless specific written approval of the Design Review Board is obtained. Playhouses and play structures must be placed within the limits of the overall building envelope and not encroaching into any building setback, either side yard or rear yard setback. Playhouses and play structures, when permitted outside of the building area, are to be placed closer to the home than to any property line. Furthermore, no part of the play structure shall be above eight (8) feet in height, nor contain a second level. No decorative objects such as sculptures, birdbaths, fountains, and the like shall be placed or installed on any lot or within view from the golf course. Clotheslines shall not be permitted on lots. Tennis Courts are discouraged. 3/20/08

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Basketball standards and portable backboards shall be located away from the street and not within any setback area. Pole mounted backboards, when allowable, should have a black pole with a clear backboard. Portable backboards are to be stored out of view when not in use. All play equipment, benches and/or gazebos shall be restricted to backyards and shall be located outside the rear and side setbacks. The Design Review Board reserves the right to require landscape screening for play equipment which is in the view of contiguous lot Owners or in view from the street.

RECREATIONAL VEHICLES Recreational vehicles, such as boats, motor homes and campers, unless fully garaged, may only be stored on-site a maximum of twenty-four (24) hours within any consecutive thirty (30) day period.

HARDSCAPE 1)

Driveways, walkways, pool/patio decks, fencing and any approved garden structures shall be included on either the landscape or the site plan. Provide material and color call outs and dimensions for all paving sections. Details and cut-sheets are needed to delineate these elements as a construction document. (Note: landscape lighting can be included on this plan). The landscape plan and the site plan must be fully coordinated.

LIGHTING Exterior lighting is often the only way to perceive a landscape at night. It not only serves as a strong design element but can provide direction and safety. Overall principles for lot lighting will embody the following: 1)

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All lighting plans and visible exterior light fixtures shall be submitted to the Design Review Board for approval prior to installation. All landscape lighting shall be of a soft and diffused character used to illuminate landscape planting instead of building surfaces. Flood lights shall be shielded and concealed as much as possible to prevent direct visibility of the light source, harsh glare or view of the fixture in daylight.

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No colored lamps (e.g., red, green, blue or amber) will be allowed except on a seasonal basis.

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Lighting shall generally not be conspicuous. When light from fixtures is directly visible, the lighting shall be low wattage to prevent sharp contrasts from surrounding areas at night.

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illuminated and not illuminated. Light pollution from atmospheric spill, excessive lighting sources, or other errors in design judgement or installation shall be subject to correction if deemed intrusive by the Design Review Board upon final installation. 6)

All exterior wall or ceiling mounted decorative fixtures shall be of uniform design, specified as a Matthews 7662 coachlight or hanging light, in black finish.

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The Owner might desire additional security lighting. All security lighting must be approved by the Design Review Board.

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Walk lights placed in grass areas or adjacent to walk ways in shrub or ground cover areas must use below grade wiring and junction boxes to minimize the daytime visibility of that hardware.

9)

The Design Review Board recommends field testing of all fixtures at night, prior to final installation.

TIME LIMITATIONS After the final design review and approval by the Committee, the Lot Owner must begin construction within six (6) months from the date of approval, or forfeit all approvals. In that event, a new application must be submitted and approval obtained before commencement of construction. In any event, construction must be completed within twelve months of commencement.

SECTION SIX GENERAL RULES FOR ALL CONTRACTORS AND SERVICE PERSONNEL GENERAL RULES The following rules apply to all employees of Siena’s contractors and service personnel while on Siena’s premises. 1.

All Contractor personnel are required to enter and leave through the designated construction gate.

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make deliveries on Sundays. 3.

Contractors are required to keep their job sites as neat and clean as possible Trash and discarded materials must be removed weekly. There will be no stockpiling or dumping on adjacent lots or on streets. Construction materials are to be neatly piled on site; debris and rubbish are to be contained in dumpsters and periodically removed when full; tall, unsightly weeds are to be routinely cut back, streets adjoining a construction site are to be frequently swept clean of dirt and construction trash. Trash not removed will be removed by Siena and billed to the responsible contractor or subcontractor.

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Where particularly offensive construction activities occur adjacent to a developed property or otherwise sensitive land use, the Design Review Board may require the Contractor to erect a proper fence to screen that activity. The design of that fence must be approved by the Design Review Board. Adjacent properties must also be protected from wind-born dust and debris by installation of silt fencing around the perimeter of the homesite under construction.

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The installation and location of all temporary structures such as site trailers and leasing offices are prohibited.

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All vacant property shall be kept cleared of debris; and shall be continuously maintained in its natural condition until construction commences on the property.

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Contractors will use only the utilities provided on the immediate site on which they are working.

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Any damage to streets and curbs, drainage, inlets, street lights, street markers, mailboxes, walls, etc., will be repaired by Owner/builder.

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There will be no washing of any truck on the streets or any vacant lots. Any concrete delivery truck washed out must be on your construction site.

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Operators of vehicles are required to see that they do not spill any damaging materials while within Siena; and, if spillage occurs, operators are responsible for cleaning up. Please report any spills as soon as possible.

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If you cut any telephone, cable, TV, electrical, gas or water lines, it is your responsibility to report such an accident to the appropriate utility within 30 minutes.

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All personnel working in Siena are to insure that they will keep all areas in which they work or travel through free of discarded materials such as lunch bags and odd materials. Objects should not be thrown out of cars and trucks. Stockpiling of any materials on adjacent lots is not allowed.

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All contractors and their employees must discontinue work by 5:30 pm daily.

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Vehicles (trucks, vans, cars, etc.) may not be left in the subdivision over night. Construction equipment may be left on the site while needed, but must not be kept on the street. Parking should be off streets whenever possible.

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No contractor personnel will be permitted to bring non-contractor personnel or pets on property.

Infractions of the published construction rules may be cause for a $500 fine to the Owner or builder per infraction, and/or the suspension of builder or builder’s sub-contractors from the project.

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SECTION SEVEN APPLICATION FORMS & CHECKLISTS The following forms shall be submitted to the Design Review Board for: Design Review Application .............................................................................................. Exhibit A Modification Request Request for Additions and/or Changes(s) in Approved Plans ..................................................................................................... Exhibit B

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Exhibit A ________________________________________________________________________ Siena Design Review Application To: Chairman, Design Review Board Builder: ___________________________________________________________ Owner:____________________________________________________________ Lot: ____________________________________________________________ Date: ____________________________________________________________ This Submittal is for: _________ New Construction _________ New Additions to existing structure Has floor plan been previously approved for another lot? __________________________ If yes, for which lot? ____________ Is elevation style substantially different? Air Conditioned Space (1st Floor) Air Conditioned Space (2nd Floor) Total Net Square Ft. Covered Porches Garage/Storage Other: _________________________ Total Gross Square Ft.

___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________

_______________________________________________________________________ Owner _______________________________________________________________________ Name ______________________________________________________________________________ Street ______________________________________________________________________________ City State Zip ______________________________________________________________________________ Phone Builder ______________________________________________________________________________ Name ______________________________________________________________________________ Street ______________________________________________________________________________ City State Zip ______________________________________________________________________________ Phone

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______________________________________________________________________ General Information Lot Dimensions: __________________ Lot Sq. Ft.: _______________ Stories:_______ Bedrooms:

__________________________ Baths: ________________________

Height From Slab:________________________________________________________ Height from crown of road to roof ridge:

________________________________________________________

We propose to commence on or about: ______________________________________________

The following documents are provided herewith in one set as required by the Siena Design Review Board. _________________ Final Design Review Applications _________________ Final Site Plan _________________ Final Exterior Elevations _________________ Final Building Plans, including Pool/Enclosure Plans _________________ Exterior Colors/Finishes/Materials _________________ Final Landscaping Plans NOTE:

If you feel there are any unusual items that require specific attention, please state above.

No occupancy of the residence is permitted until all construction and landscaping are complete in accordance with the plans, drawings, specifications and landscape information approved by the Design Review Board. _________________________________________ Owner Builder

___________________________________ Date

Attachments: ____________ Site Survey of Lot showing existing elevations ____________ Plot Plan of proposed home w/ setbacks, proposed elevations and FFE (scale 1”-20’) ____________ House Elevations & Floor Plans ! ¼” or 1/8” scale, as well as 11”x17” reduced copy

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After the initial and major review and approval by the Committee, the Participating Builder must begin construction within six (6) months from the date of approval, or forfeit all approvals. In that event, a new application must be submitted and approvals obtained before commencement of construction. In any event, construction must be completed within twelve months of commencement.

Date Received _______________________________________ The Design Review Board has reviewed the foregoing application and rendered the following decision: _________ Approved _________ Approved with limiting conditions _________ Denied Comments (recommendations):

Limiting conditions to be approved prior to construction.

__________________________________________________________ Chairman/Design Review Board __________________________________________________________ Date Time Limitations:

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Exhibit B ____________________________________________________________________________________

Modification Request Request For Additions and/or Changes in Approved Plans Name of Applicant:_____________________________________ Phone:_________________________ Address of Applicant:__________________________________________________________________ (for correspondence) Person or Agent to be contacted for additional information:____________________________________ Phone____________________ I (we) propose to construct a dwelling on Lot ______________ I (we) propose to change construction on or about _______________________________ or (date uncertain) ______________________________________________________________________ The following documents are provided herewith in duplicate as required by The Siena Design Review Board: ______________ Plans ______________ Specifications ______________ Other _________________________________________________________ Please examine these preliminary documents and advise if they are approved or disapproved, or require additional information or plans. Applicant ___________________________________________ Date ___________________________ Approval Granted __________ Approval Denied Because: ______________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ The Siena Design Review Board By:_____________________________________________ Date:______________________________

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Recommended Plant List Landscaping Materials 1)

The Design Review Board encourages the use of plant material on the Siena approved list (see Accepted Plant Palette). It prohibits the use of plant material not included on the list without the specific approval of the Design Review Board.

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The following trees and shrubs are not acceptable for landscaping within Siena: Chinese Tallow (Sapium sebiferum) Brazilian Pepper (Schinus spp.) Punk Trees (Malaleuca spp.) Mimosa (Albizzia spp.) Australian Pine (Casuarina spp.) Chinaberry (Melia azedarach) French Mulberry (Morus alba) Ear Tree (Enterolobium cyclocarpum) Eucalyptus Species (eucalyptus species) Arbor Vitae (Thuja orientalis)

Accepted Plant Palette: Acceptable Shade Trees Live Oak (Quercus virginiana) Laurel Oak (Quercus laurifolia) Sycamore (Plantanus occidentalis) Southern Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora) Sweetgum (Liquidamber styraciflua) Red Maple (Acer rubrum) Slash Pine (Pinus elliotti) Longleaf Pine (Pinus taeda) Elms (no Chinese) Acceptable Palm Trees Washington Palm (Wasingtonia robusta) Queen Palm (Syagrus romanzoffiana) Cabbage Palm (Sabal palmetto) Canary Island Date Palm (Phoenix canariensis) Acceptable Accent / Flowering Trees Dogwood (Cornus florida) 3/20/08


Ligustrum (Ligustrum japonicum & Ligustrum lucidum) Crape-Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica) East Palatka Holly (Illex opaca, "East Palatka") Savannah Holly (Illex opaca, "Savannah") Nellie Stevens Holly (Illex opaca, “Nellie R. Stevens”) Hollywood Juniper (Juniperus torulosa) Loquat (Eriobotrya japonica) Jacaranda (Jacaranda mimosifolia) Peltophorum (Peltophorum pterocarpum) Tabebuia varieties Acceptable Shrubs King Sago (Cycas revoluta) Crinum Lily (Crinum aslaticum) Lady Palm (raphis excelsa) Pygmy Date Palm (phoenix roebelenii) Yellow Anise (Ilicium parviflorum) Chinese Witch Hazel ‘Ruby’ (Loropetalum chinense) Arboricola (Schefflera arboricola) Sweet Viburnum (Viburnum odoratissimum) Cast Iron Plant (Aspiidistra elatior) Spider Lily (Crinum Asiaticum) Camellia (Camillia japonica) Sasanqua (Camillia sasanqua) Pittosporum (Pittosporum species) Sandankwa (Viburnum species) Plumbago (Plumbago capensis) Indian Hawthorn (Raphiolepis indica) Azaleas (Rhododendron species) Coontie (Zamia floridana) Ligustrum (Ligustrum species) Juniper (Juniperus species) Dwarf Horned Holly (Ilex cornuta rotunda) Dwarf Yaupon (Ilex vomitoria nana) Japanese Yew (Podocarpus macrophylla) Pampas Grass (Cortadeia selloana) Gardenia (Gardenia species) Sinensis (Ligustrum sinensis) Nandina (Nandina domestica) Acceptable Ground Covers Mondo Grass (Ophiopon japonicum) Border Grass - Lilyturf (Liriope muscari) 3/20/08


Giant Grass (Liriope “Evergreen Giant”) Muhly Grass (Muhlenbergia capillaris) Red Fountain Grass (Pennisetum setaceum ‘Rubrum’) Cord Grass (Spartina bakeri) Southern Shield Fern (Dryopteris ludoviciana) Dwarf Shore Juniper (Juniperus conferta compacta) Parson’s Juniper (Juniperus parsonii) African Iris (Moraea iridiodes) Blue Lily of the Nile (Agapanthus africanus) Boston Fern (Nephrolepsis exaltata) Holly Fern (Cyrtomium falcatum) Ivies (Hedera canariensis) Daylilies (Hemerocallis species) Periwinkle (Vinca major) Society Garlic (Tulbaghia fragrans) Wedelia (Wedelia trilobata) Trachelospermum jasminoides varieties Lakefront Native Aquatic Vegetation Trees Bald Cypress (Taxodium distichum) Common Willow (Salix caroliniana) Dahoon Holly (Ilex cassine) Hornbeam (Carpinus caroliniana) Loblolly Bay (Gordonia lasianthus) Pond Cypress (Taxodium ascendens) Red Ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica) Red Maple (Acer rubrum) Sugar Berry (Celtis laeuigata) Swamp Tupelo (Nyssa biflora) Sweet Bay (Magnolia virginiana) Sweet Gum (Liquidamber styraciflua) Water Ash (Fraxinus caroliniana) Water Locust (Gleditsia aquatica)

Shrubs Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis) Pond apple (Annana glara) St. Johns Wort (Hypericum fasciculatum) 3/20/08


Swamp Dogwood (Cornus stricta) Water Willow (Justicia ovata) Wax Myrtle (Myrica cerifera) Grasses Alligator Weed (Alternanthera philoxeroides) Arrow Arum (Pettandra virginica) Arrowhead (Sagittaria tracyi) Bulrush (Scirpus spp.) Maidencane (Panicum hemitomon) Narrowleaf Sawgrass (Caldium mariscoides) Pickerelweed (Pontederia lancoslata) Swamp Fern (Blechnum serrulatum)

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Siena Design Guidelines & Procedures Adam Smith Enterprises, Inc. March, 2008

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DESIGN GUIDELINES SECTION ONE - INTRODUCTION DEVELOPERS POLICY STATEMENT Property in the Mirasol community is subject to certain restrictions as defined in the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions for The Champions’ Club. This manual is designed to further explain and provide guidelines for construction. A Homeowners Association has been established for project control, ownership and maintenance of common spaces and the community’s storm drainage system. During the initial phases of development, the Association will be managed by the Developer. The Developer reserves the right to revise and update the design criteria as well as the performance and quality standards to respond to future changes. The Architectural Control Committee, functioning as the community’s “Design Review Board”, seeks to foster thoughtful design and to promote harmony between neighboring residences before, during and after construction. The Committee desires to be objective and maintain sensitivity to the individual aspects of design.

KEY DESIGN GUIDELINES The following list summarizes those design elements which the Design Review Board requires:

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Use of certified professionals in the fields of planning, architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, and surveying.

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Emphasis on thoughtful architectural designs that exude warmth, artistic taste and foster harmonious design concepts which utilize classic and traditional architectural features.

3.

Architectural elements that compliment and reinforce the natural characteristics of the site including pitched roofs of varying heights with large overhangs on the main body of the house, window openings, porches, patios and lanais. An abundant use of glass, including dormers, clerestory windows, bay and bow windows, careful and sensitive detailing on entrances, facias, soffits, gable end, transom areas, above doors and 1


windows is desired. Finally, an emphasis on materials, such as brick, stone and/or wood, and overall, high-grade, quality construction that is in harmony with the project theme.

LIMITATIONS OF RESPONSIBILITIES The primary goal of the Design Review Board is to review the application, plans, specifications, materials, and samples submitted and to determine if the proposed structure conforms in appearance and construction criteria with the standards and policies as set forth by the Committee. The Design Review Board otherwise assumes no further responsibilities.

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SECTION TWO - REVIEW PROCESS The Design Review Board shall consist of the Developer and its design consultants until such time as the Developer selects and appoints others, subject to the applicable provisions of the Declaration.

FUNCTIONS OF THE DESIGN REVIEW BOARD 1.

The Design Review Board will evaluate each of the housing plans submitted by a Lot Owner for the following items: a. adherence to the design criteria and subdivision grading and drainage plans. b. performance and quality standards set forth in the Design Guidelines c. compatibility of the design with the adjoining sites and common spaces

2.

The Design Review Board will interpret the Design Guidelines at the request of the Owners. If conflicts arise in meeting these Design Guideline standards, the Design Review Board will review and evaluate the conditions.

3.

The Design Review Board has the right to grant exceptions from the Design Guidelines in accordance with the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions.

4.

The Design Review Board shall have the right to monitor and overview the design and construction process in order to insure conformance with the approved documents and the standards set forth in these Design Guidelines.

5.

The Design Review Board shall review each submittal and respond, authorizing the continuation through the next phase of the review process, if appropriate. Unapproved submittals shall be revised and resubmitted for review and approval. Approval will be in writing, signifying the submittal’s acceptable compliance with the Design Review Board’s requirements and the CCRs. Design Review Board approval shall in no way relieve the Owner of his responsibility and liability for adherence to any applicable ordinances and codes.

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The following is an outline of each phase of the design review process and submittal requirements for each phase. Initial Criteria The Developer has initially selected three (3) builders, "Premier Builders", to construct model homes within the Mirasol community. An Owner is restricted to selecting only from these designated “Premier Builders. Pre-Design Conference Upon the selection of a homesite and prior to the beginning of a preliminary design, it is strongly recommended that the Owner consult with his designated builder to avoid potential delays due to improper site planning. With this in mind, it is recommended that a pre-design conference be held with a representative of the Design Review Board. At the Pre-Design Conference, the Owner, or his designated builder, should bring or otherwise identify his land planner, architect, landscape architect, and any other selected professionals, to review the overall design process with a Design Review Board representative, including the information listed below as items 3, 4 and 5. Design Review An Owner must submit to the Mirasol Design Review Board one (1) set of the following: 1.

Design Review Application

2.

A site survey of the lot. Base data pertaining to lot lines, easements, all existing vegetation (if any), etc. are to be shown on the survey.

3.

Site plans. Indicate location of structure(s), swimming pool, walls, enclosures, decks, all lot utilities, etc. Scale to be a minimum of 1" = 20'. Show all building setbacks and proposed building (finish floor) elevations, proposed lot corner grade elevations, and lot grading type. NOTE: The maximum proposed fill grade for the lot must not exceed 1 foot above the established minimum finish floor elevation as indicated on the approved site development plans, or as otherwise specified by Pasco County lot grading criteria, unless specifically approved by the Design Review Board.

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Floor plan drawn to a 1/4" or 1/8" scale indicating room sizes and intended uses. Also, an 11”x17” reduced size copy of the building floorplan must be included.

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building elevations must be included. 6.

Square footage must be indicated on the plans in the following manner: a. First Floor b. Second Floor (if applicable) c. Garage d. Patio, decks, courtyard, etc.

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On Homesites that are "corner" lots, having two faces of the home facing a street, the "non-address" street side face of the home shall utilize similar coverage of selected architectural elements approved for the "Address" or front styling face of the home (i.e. stone, brick, decorative banding, quoins, siding, etc.).

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Exterior Colors/Finishes/Materials Specifications Product samples/photos Color chips

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Landscape Plan including final grading and existing trees and planting to remain and to be removed. Scale 1" = 10' Topography Lot Drainage patterns Easements and rights-of-way Existing trees (4" diameter) Plant list with quantities, size and plant spacing Plant material locations Site and accent lighting details Surface material (paver brick, salt-finish concrete, etc.) Boundaries of all landscape treatments including sod and planting areas

*Must be submitted prior to installation if not prepared at time of Final Design Review. 10. Design Review Fee of $350.00 (made payable to The Champions’ Club Owners Association, Inc.) The Design Review Board will use its best efforts to review all design documents and return one set of plans to the Owner, or his designated builder, within fifteen (15) days with the appropriate comments. No construction activities shall take place on the Lot without the prior approval of plans by the Design Review Board. Any subsequent changes required to comply with applicable codes must be resubmitted for approval. Any changes in material samples shall be identified and resubmitted. The committee may 3/20/08

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request a meeting to discuss modifications of the drawings or in the specifications. The Design Review Board may impose a re-review fee of $100.00 should the application package submitted omit significant components of the published review criteria.

After installation, landscape plans will require a site inspection for verification. Should the landscaping installed not agree or otherwise fail to comply with the minimum requirements of the Design Guidelines. The Design Review Board may require additional plantings to meet the design criteria. A re-inspection fee of $100.00 will be assessed by the Design Review Board. After approval, the Design Review Board will retain the one set of approved documents as a permanent record.

MODIFICATIONS The Design Review Board shall have exclusive jurisdiction over the approval of modifications, additions, or alterations made on or to existing residences or structures in accordance with the Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions. Homeowners contemplating a modification should contact the Design Review Board, in advance, to assure themselves that they have the most up-to-date copy of the Design Guidelines.

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STANDARDS SITE IMPROVEMENT STANDARDS The quality and character of Mirasol is intended to blend with and take advantage of all existing natural landscape. Whenever possible, existing trees and plants shall be retained. Clearing of existing vegetation should ideally be limited to those areas necessary for development.

General Standards

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All builders and homeowners shall submit landscape plans for approval by the Design Review Board which satisfy the general intent and specific requirements of these guidelines and Pasco County landscape ordinances.

2)

Landscaping is an essential element of the residence. Mirasol requires that the landscape design be completed by a registered Landscape Architect in the State of Florida who will provide expertise for the siting of the residence and the proposed site improvements. A minimum landscape package price, exclusive of sod and irrigation, shall total $15,000.00 (builder, i.e. wholesale, price) for interior lots and $17,500.00 for corner lots. At least 50% of the landscape package allocation shall be located in the front yard. All builders and homeowners shall submit adequate evidence (actual invoices from third parties) of their landscape expenditure to assure compliance with this community requirement (See Section 5 for specific details).

3)

Landscape plans must be completed at a scale no smaller that 1" - 10' and should show all natural areas, proposed planting beds, sodded lawn, and all tree locations (existing, removed and proposed). The plans must also include a plant list with common and botanical names, plant sizes, and material spacing. Shrub masses should be located so that neighbors’ views of the water or the golf course are not inhibited. Natural areas may be enhanced with the addition of understory materials to create islands of landscaping in the yard.

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All homesites (lots) which contain a minimum vertical elevation change of three (3) feet or greater between the proposed finish floor elevation of the home and the front lot grade at the street right of way shall incorporate a decorative retaining wall system into the front yard grading plans. The decorative retaining wall will be reviewed at time of site plan review by the Design Review Board, and will be evaluated upon its architectural compatibility with the proposed home, as well as its effectiveness in utilizing and maintaining the higher front yard grade of those affected homesites within the neighborhood. For purposes of clarification, the identified homesites within Mirasol which will require retaining walls are: Lots 541, 542, 543, 544, 545, 546, 547, 548, 549, 550, 551, 552, 576, 577, 589, 590, 7


591, 592, 593, 594, 595, 596, 597, 598, 599, 600, 601, 602, 603, 604, 606, 607, 608, 609, 610, 611, 612, 613, 614, 615, 616.

MINIMUM BUILDING SIZE Housing units shall have the minimum square footage as indicated in the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions. For Mirasol, the minimum square footage shall be 3,800 square feet (air conditioned), under roof.

SETBACKS The following setbacks are minimum standards and are measured from the property lines. a. Front setback - 25 feet b. Side setback - 7.5 feet * c. Rear setback - 15 feet** * - The Design Review Board may consider reducing the front yard setback to 20 feet for a unique house plan on a case by case basis. A reduced front yard setback approval on a particular Lot does not obligate the Design Review Board to grant a reduced front yard setback on any further Lots within Mirasol. A reduced front yard setback will not be considered for a front-load garage configuration. ** - For Lots 600, 614, 616, 608, 553 and 571, defined as Corner Lots, the minimum Corner Lot side setback is 15 feet. - For lots adjacent to golf course property, vertical improvements (pool enclosures, barbeque areas, or accessory structures) must maintain a minimum 10 foot setback from the rear property line. Unscreened pool decks may extend to within 5 feet of the rear property line, subject to the approval of the Design Review Board. - For lots that are adjacent to lakes, accessory structures may be located to within 10 feet of the rear yard setback line. Plans submitted in support of a request to reduce the rear yard setback from 15’ to 10’ must provide clear evidence for the need of such a reduction. The Design Review Board will review any such request on a case-by-case basis. All other locational criteria for accessory structures remain unchanged.

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Rather, a variety of houses are encouraged. There shall be a minimum separation of six (6) lots from the same model home style, regardless of elevation). For example, participating builder’s Model X, when constructed on Lot 1, shall not be used again until Lot 7. Each house shall have as a minimum a two (2) car garage.

EXTERIOR MATERIALS AND COLORS The use of the following exterior materials is considered appropriate. 1.

Cementitious parge coat.

2.

Masonry - brick, stone or cement board siding, as an integral part of the architecture.

3.

Wood - timbers, boards, or wood siding.

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The design of all four facades of the house shall include consistent architectural elements including use of materials and color (i.e. window banding, fascias, soffits, stone, brick, etc.).

NOTE: NO PLYWOOD, VINYL OR METAL SIDING ALLOWED. Inappropriate use of materials and colors, as determined by the Design Review Board, will not be allowed, particularly bright colors.

ROOFS Roof pitches and overhangs may vary as necessitated by architectural design. A minimum 6 to 12 slope is set as a standard. The Design Review Board will consider a pitch less than 6 to 12 but only if it is appropriate for a particular architectural style. Roof overhangs are required. Furthermore, no roof overhang (“eave”) of less than twelve (12") inches will be allowed, except that the eave overhang may be greater or lesser at any given location along the eave, so long as the reduction below 12" exists to accommodate the architectural enhancement of the home design. No mansard roofs will be allowed.

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All roof stacks, flashing and stainless or aluminum gutters shall be painted to match the approved roof colors. Roof stacks and plumbing vents shall be placed on rear slopes of the roofs where possible.

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Roof colors and textures shall be an integral part of the exterior color scheme of the building. “Color Thru” cement tile roofs, manufactured by Monier or Pioneer, shall be recommended. Natural gray unfinished tile roofs will not be approved. In the alternative, dimensional shingle roofing rated for a 30-year life may be utilized. For a dimensional shingle roof to be approved, the front wall face of the home must contain a minimum of forth percent (40%) coverage (based upon the overall front elevation square footage) of an alternative material, i.e. stone, brick, wood. The remaining wall 9


faces must continue the alternative material detail. c.

Solar water heating panels shall be reviewed on an individual basis and approval based upon the visual effect to the surrounding area. Generally their use is discouraged.

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"Key West" style metal roofs are prohibited.

GARAGES A minimum two car garage sized for full sized cars is required. The garage may have a single double door or two overhead doors. The Design Review Board strongly suggests that house plans incorporate a side-load garage configuration wherever possible. All double doors should be compatible with the exterior design. No fiberglass doors are allowed. The garage door(s) are to be painted in a color consistent with the house detail and color. All garage doors will have an automatic opener installed and should be kept closed when not in use. Carports are not allowed.

WINDOWS/DOORS/FRONT ENTRANCES Window muntin grid patterns are required on front-facing building elevations and on side building elevations visible from the street. Shifts in grid alignment will not be permitted. Assorted window sizes will be discouraged on an individual home (i.e., cathedral fan arches mixed with flat spring arches). Ground floor windows must be framed with profile or flat stucco banding to provide a shadow line – overall banding thickness shall be at least 1 ½”. All upper story windows must provide profile or flat stucco banding for a shadow line. Rear windows located inside the pool enclosure screen shall not require banding. Windows should be clear glass or bronze, gray or smoke colors. No reflective glass or reflective tinting should be used. Bright-finished or bright-plated metal exterior doors, windows, window screens, louvers, exterior trim or structural members shall not be permitted. All main entrances will be enhanced by a projecting roofed portico or will be strongly detailed and recessed to provide a protected focused entry. "Facade" flat entrance doors are not permitted. Burglar bars in doors and windows shall not be permitted.

AWNINGS AND SHUTTERS Awnings, canopies, and shutters shall be permitted subject to the approval of the Design Review Board. Hurricane storm shutters shall not be stored on the exterior of the residence. 3/20/08

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Exterior shutters, when used, should be an integral architectural feature. Storm shutters or windows may be installed over openings only as an impending storm approaches.

HURRICANE SHUTTERS Hurricane shutters include temporary and permanent types. Temporary shutters do not require approval and include standard window protection such as plywood, corrugated steel, aluminum and fabric/mesh materials. Duct take is not a certified window protection material and is therefore not allowed. Permanent shutters require prior approval of the Design Review Board. Both types of shutters must adhere to the following requirements: • • • • • •

Temporary hurricane shutters may be installed and permanent shutters may be closed upon issuance of a tropical storm or hurricane “watch”. Temporary shutters must be removed, and permanent shutters opened, within 5 days after a watch or warning is lifted. At no time will hurricane shutters be used to secure a home, vacant or occupied, for a period of time outside that described above. All permanent hurricane protection material (shutters and film) shall be maintained in good, safe and neat order and be replaced with like material when torn or damaged. Mounting studs, brackets and other hardware that are permanently attached to the structure shall match the color of the house. Obtain permit, if applicable.

CHIMNEYS All exterior wall positioned chimneys are encouraged to be full foundation based chimneys. Unpainted exposed stainless metal or aluminum caps or wood sided chimneys will not be permitted. All chimneys must be compatibly positioned and proportionately balanced within the home's elevation(s).

DECKS/PORCHES/SCREEN ROOMS Detailing of all patios and decks and “add-on” screen enclosures must be architecturally compatible with the home. Patios, decks and screen rooms shall be designed to serve as an extension of the house. Rails, pickets and underpinning of patios and decks should be painted to match or compliment the trim of the house. Views to the underside of decks must be screened with underpinning (latticing, etc.) and/or landscape material large enough to provide screening upon installation. Porch screening colors shall compliment and blend with the house (green is not permitted). No mill-finish aluminum will be allowed as framing for a porch or pool enclosure. Screen room 3/20/08

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additions (walls and roof) shall utilize similar materials to the home -- metal screen rooms are prohibited.

GUTTERS The use of gutters is recommended unless gutters are not in character with the architectural style of the home. Downspouts shall be designed to be compatible with the building elevations (i.e. located in corners, not protruding from walls). Gutters must be painted to match exterior trim and/or wall colors as necessary.

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LANDSCAPE STANDARDS To insure that the overall beauty of Mirasol is preserved and enhanced, the Design Review Board has the authority to approve or disapprove landscape plans for individual residences. A recommended plant list is provided as Appendix A. The Design Review Board requires that the Owner use a licensed landscape architect to design the overall landscape plan. All lots or other property which is subject hereto upon which a dwelling or other improvement has been constructed shall be fully sodded and shall be maintained with at least the minimum landscaping required and approved by the Design Review Board. For any lot that backs to or is otherwise adjacent to an existing lake or pond, the adjacent lake bank shall be re-sodded and irrigated down to the water’s edge, and maintained by the Owner as a natural extension of the rear or side yard.

GENERAL PLANTING DESIGN The following landscape performance guidelines are designed to create a pleasant and consistent neighborhood environment:

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A minimum of three (3) shade trees must be included in the landscape design of each home and yard, excluding the street tree requirement. A maximum of two (2) of these trees should be used in the front yard. The preference is that the trees be selected to provide a canopy. The minimum tree height shall be twelve to fourteen feet (12'-14'), with a caliper of two to two and one-half inches d.b.h. (2-2 ½" dbh).

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A mixture of large and small shrubs in 3 gallon containers or larger shall be planted in the front yard concentrated to screen exposed front foundation walls and/or provide appropriate setting for the house. (See acceptable shrub list in Appendix “A”.)

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At least two (2) accent trees 6'-8' feet high shall be required. Accent trees shall be minimum 3" caliper unless multi-trunk. See Appendix "A" for approved accent trees.

4)

A mixture of large and small shrubs in 3 gallon containers or larger shall be planted in side yards on each side concentrated to provide setting for wall and house. (See acceptable shrub list in Appendix “A”.)

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All lots shall be sodded, subject to current Pasco County Landscaping and Irrigation Ordinance requirements. In order that visual continuity between the lots be maintained, grass shall be of a St. Augustine Floratam or equal, as approved by the Design Review Board.

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required by the current Pasco County Landscaping and Irrigation Ordinance.

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Shrubs and ground covers shall be spaced for mature and healthy growth at the following suggested centers: large shrubs 36"-48" on center; small shrubs 24"-30" on center; ground covers 18"-24" on center; annuals 6"-9" on center.

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The Owner, builder or landscape architect is encouraged to use key specimens to create focal points of interest.

9)

Planting should follow a layered transition from ground covers to small shrubs to large shrubs with the smaller materials in front of the large materials.

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Simple planting designs with a limited palette are preferred over complex mixtures of plants.

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In order to avoid a hedgerow along adjacent properties, it is recommended that large shrub material not be planted along the property line forward of the house line except to frame views and to create focal points. Small shrubs, low ground covers and sod are preferred along property lines in order to allow continuous open greenspace along the street.

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Individual landscapes should strive to achieve continuity with the balance of the community. Highly themed landscapes such as oriental gardens shall be prohibited in areas viewed from the street or golf course.

13)

A plant palette has been established for the lots within Mirasol. These lists are to be used as guidelines in the plant material selection and were derived from the plants' capacity to survive in the environment and compatibility with other plants at Mirasol.

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The intent of the landscape development on each lot is to provide a sense of community identity. The planting scheme should attempt to have as mature an effect as possible at the time of installation.

15)

Plant composition should employ a compatible variety of plant types in order to build a pleasant transition from property to property.

16)

No shrubs shall be planted in the right-of-way without approval of the Design Review Board.

17)

The Design Review Board encourages the planting along the property boundary to be curvilinear in form rather than to reinforce the actual property boundary.

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Stone, crushed brick, or similar materials, will only be allowed as mulch subject to approval by the Design Review Board. Shredded cypress bark, pine bark nuggets, pine 14


straw or hardwood chips shall be encouraged. 19)

Landscaping material for screening air conditioners and other mechanical equipment must, at time of installation, screen these items from street and adjacent Owner view.

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When permitted by the Design Review Board, shrubs and hedges planted along the property boundaries shall be maintained to a maximum height of four feet (4’) in keeping with the Design Guidelines’ rules regarding the maximum fence height of 4’ (with the sole exception of the permitted perimeter planting adjacent to a fence or wall greater than 4’). In such case, the plantings cannot exceed the height of the adjacent fence or wall.

STREETSCAPE AND FRONT YARD REQUIREMENTS With the allowance for variety in architectural style, it is highly desirable to create a cohesive and unifying street landscape. Therefore, a coordinated Streetscape plan has been established. This area includes that portion of the yard from the edge of the street pavement to the front of the house.

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All homes shall be landscaped with the following or a combination thereof; grass, ground covers, shrubs, vines and trees.

2)

Front yard appearance: Landscape plans must utilize at least 10% to 30% native Florida species, other than trees and turf grass, in accordance with the current Pasco County Landscaping and Irrigation Ordinance. Exotic material (specimens, cactus, etc.) should be limited to private courtyards, formal entries, and enclosed gardens, if used at all.

3)

All shrub beds shall receive a 2" layer of mulch materials. No bare ground is acceptable.

4)

All planted areas shall receive 100% automatic irrigation coverage, subject to the requirements and limitations imposed by the current Pasco County Landscaping and Irrigation Ordinance. Wells are not permitted without first obtaining an exception by the Design Review Board. Heads installed in sodded area shall be at turf level or below, and all valves must be installed below grade. The system shall provide complete coverage to edge of road and shall minimize spray on streets, walks, adjacent properties, etc. The irrigation system shall be functional at the time of landscape installation. The street trees shall be planted between the sidewalk and curb and contractors shall install root control chemicals.

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All corner lots shall have front yard trees and street trees on all street sides unless otherwise approved by the Design Review Board.

STREET TREES The Streetscape area shall be that area between the back of the curb and the lot side of the ten foot (10’) utility easement adjacent to the right-of-way line. The Streetscape plant material shall consist of Live Oaks (Quercas Virginiana) and turf, with the option of annual beds. Trees shall be a minimum of 4-4 ½" Caliper 14'-16' feet overall height and 10-12' foot spread planted no closer than 25' feet apart. The required street trees shall have five feet (5') minimum clear trunk with no "U" or multiple trunks. The street trees must be planted within the 10’ utility easement, subject to positive location of any underground utilities located therein, starting at one side property line and running parallel with the street. It will be the responsibility of the Owner to water and fertilize the tree and let it grow to its natural shape and size. A minimum of two (2) street trees for interior lots, and four (4) street trees for corner lots, must be included within the streetscape area.

PARKING/DRIVEWAYS Garages for at least two cars are required along with a recommended two uncovered spaces for parking. Curved or offset driveways which prevent a direct view into the garage are preferable. No curb side parking areas may be created by extending any portion of the street pavement. Asphalt driveways are prohibited. Paver bricks are required for all driveways from the dwelling to the street, and for all sidewalks leading from a driveway to the dwelling, and for all entry stoops. Driveway aprons must be paved in the same manner as the driveway. Where possible, access to corner lots shall be from the least traveled street. Every driveway shall provide positive drainage away from the house and garage. NOTE: Decorative retaining walls are encouraged when grading driveways to minimize grade changes on the balance of the Lot area.

WALKWAYS Four foot (4') sidewalks within rights-of-way shall be constructed by Owner/builder in conjunction with construction of the home.

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Privacy fencing will be considered, but must be specifically approved by Design Review Board. Any privacy fencing must be in accordance with Pasco County Zoning Code and not extend forward of the rear wall of the house. Fencing of the front yard areas is not permitted without prior approval of the Design Review Board. Rear yard fencing is discouraged as the feeling of open space and the unity of the surrounding area is an important part of traditional Florida design concepts. In the event the Design Review Board determines that a fence may adversely affect the line of sight view of a neighbor the Design Review Board has the right not to approve the fence plan. Enclosing a child's swing set can be done in limited areas by a black aluminum fence, of a pre-approved design pattern, not to exceed four feet (4') in height. Water softeners, sprinkler controls, and other similar utilitarian devices are permitted to be fenced, provided they are properly screened from view in a manner approved by the Design Review Board. No fences taller than four feet (4') are permitted. All fences are to be constructed of black aluminum -- no wood fences, chain link or plastic (pvc) fences are permitted. Fences are discouraged in side yards, except small enclosures for mechanical equipment, lanai areas, spas, play equipment, or to screen trash containers; and when approved, shall not extend beyond the sight line of the adjacent house.

AIR CONDITIONERS, GARBAGE AND TRASH CONTAINERS All air conditioning units shall be shielded and hidden so that they shall not be visible from any street or adjacent property. Elements such as air conditioners and other mechanical equipment shall be totally screened from public view with plant material or wall. Window and/or wall air conditioning units shall not be permitted. All garbage and trash containers shall be placed in an enclosed or landscaped area as approved by the Design Review Board. All mechanical equipment and hose reels, etc. not screened architecturally shall be screened with planting material. Plant material height must be greater than the height of the equipment at the time of installation. All setbacks as required by public utilities must be adhered to.

MAILBOXES The Design Review Board has pre-selected a mailbox design. Owner shall purchase the mailbox through the Developer. Please contact your Builder for installation of the approved Mirasol mailbox.

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Barbecue areas shall be designed to be integral with patio areas. Prevailing winds should be considered during siting to avoid excessive smoke and odor oriented toward adjacent homes.

FLAGS and BANNERS The display of the American Flag only shall be permitted, subject to Design Review Board approval of placement and design. Other flags, or similarly displayed banners may be allowed, but their display must be restricted to a reasonable time period associated with the event being celebrated. All signs, billboards and advertising structures are prohibited.

ANTENNAS Satellite dishes or antennas shall be permitted, provided the satellite dish or antenna complies with the Telecommunications Act of 1996, Part II of Title III, Section 207, and subject to review by the Design Review Board. The following restrictions shall apply: - No satellite dish or antenna may be larger than 1 meter (39") in diameter. - All satellite dishes and antennas must be placed so as not to be seen from the street and/or golf course as long as such placement does not impair reception. - Wherever possible, as determined by the Design Review Board, satellite dishes and antennas must be screened by landscaping approved by the Design Review Board. - Wherever possible, satellite dishes and antennas will be painted to blend into the background as long as the painting does not impair reception.

RECREATIONAL ITEMS, ACCESSORY STRUCTURES & DECORATIVE OBJECTS Above ground swimming pools shall not be permitted. Swimming pools shall not be permitted on the street side of the residence without special permission from Design Review Board. Pool screening must not be visible from the street in front of the residence. Pool screening colors shall complement and blend with the house (green is not permitted). Pool enclosure framing shall repeat building architecture and shapes. No mill-finish aluminum will be allowed as framing for a pool enclosure. Accessory structures, such as playhouses, tool sheds or doghouses shall not be permitted unless specific written approval of the Design Review Board is obtained. Playhouses and play structures must be placed within the limits of the overall building envelope and not encroaching into any building setback, either side yard or rear yard setback. Playhouses and play structures, when permitted outside of the building area, are to be placed closer to the home than to any property line. Furthermore, no part of the play structure shall be above eight (8) feet in height, nor contain a second level. 3/20/08

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No decorative objects such as sculptures, birdbaths, fountains, and the like shall be placed or installed on any lot or within view from the golf course without the specific written approval of the Design Review Board. Clotheslines shall not be permitted on lots. Tennis Courts are discouraged. Basketball standards and portable backboards shall be located away from the street and not within any setback area. Pole mounted backboards, when allowable, should have a black pole with a clear backboard. Portable backboards are to be stored out of view when not in use.

All play equipment, benches and/or gazebos shall be restricted to backyards and shall be located outside the rear and side setbacks. The Design Review Board reserves the right to require landscape screening for play equipment which is in the view of contiguous lot Owners or in view from the street.

RECREATIONAL VEHICLES Recreational vehicles, such as boats, motor homes and campers, unless fully garaged, may only be stored on-site a maximum of twenty-four (24) hours within any consecutive thirty (30) day period.

HARDSCAPE 1)

Driveways, walkways, pool/patio decks, fencing and any approved garden structures shall be included on either the landscape or the site plan. Provide material and color call outs and dimensions for all paving sections. Details and cut-sheets are needed to delineate these elements as a construction document. (Note: landscape lighting can be included on this plan). The landscape plan and the site plan must be fully coordinated.

LIGHTING Exterior lighting is often the only way to perceive a landscape at night. It not only serves as a strong design element but can provide direction and safety. Overall principles for lot lighting will embody the following: 1)

All lighting plans and visible exterior light fixtures shall be submitted to the Design Review Board for approval prior to installation. All landscape lighting shall be of a soft and diffused character used to illuminate landscape planting instead of building surfaces.

2)

Flood lights shall be shielded and concealed as much as possible to prevent direct visibility of the light source, harsh glare or view of the fixture in daylight. No colored lamps (e.g., red, green, blue or amber) will be allowed except on a seasonal

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basis. 4)

Lighting shall generally not be conspicuous. When light from fixtures is directly visible, the lighting shall be low wattage to prevent sharp contrasts from surrounding areas at night.

5)

Light levels shall not vary greatly between separate illuminated areas, and areas illuminated and not illuminated. Light pollution from atmospheric spill, excessive lighting sources, or other errors in design judgement or installation shall be subject to correction if deemed intrusive by the Design Review Board upon final installation.

6)

The Owner might desire additional security lighting. All security lighting must be approved by the Design Review Board.

7)

Walk lights placed in grass areas or adjacent to walk ways in shrub or ground cover areas must use below grade wiring and junction boxes to minimize the daytime visibility of that hardware.

8)

All exterior wall or ceiling mounted decorative fixtures shall be of high quality and in conformance with the architectural style of the dwelling.

9)

The Design Review Board recommends field testing of all fixtures at night, prior to final installation.

TIME LIMITATIONS After the final design review and approval by the Committee, the Lot Owner must begin construction within six (6) months from the date of approval, or forfeit all approvals. In that event, a new application must be submitted and approval obtained before commencement of construction. In any event, construction must be completed within twelve months of commencement.

SECTION SIX GENERAL RULES FOR ALL CONTRACTORS AND SERVICE PERSONNEL GENERAL RULES The following rules apply to all employees of Mirasol’s contractors and service personnel while on Mirasol’s premises. 3/20/08

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All Contractor personnel are required to enter and leave through the designated construction gate.

2.

The construction traffic will be allowed from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m, Monday through Saturday, except on certain holidays. Special permission is necessary to move equipment/deliveries on Sundays.

3.

Contractors are required to keep their job sites as neat and clean as possible Trash and discarded materials must be removed weekly. There will be no stockpiling or dumping on adjacent lots or on streets. Construction materials are to be neatly piled on site; debris and rubbish are to be contained in dumpsters and periodically removed when full; tall, unsightly weeds are to be routinely cut back, streets adjoining a construction site are to be frequently swept clean of dirt and construction trash. Trash not removed will be removed by Mirasol and billed to the responsible contractor or subcontractor.

4.

Where particularly offensive construction activities occur adjacent to a developed property or otherwise sensitive land use, the Design Review Board may require the Contractor to erect a proper fence to screen that activity. The design of that fence must be approved by the Design Review Board. Adjacent properties must also be protected from wind-born dust and debris by installation of silt fencing around the perimeter of the homesite under construction.

5.

The installation and location of all temporary structures such as site trailers and leasing offices are prohibited.

6.

All vacant property shall be kept cleared of debris; and shall be continuously maintained in its natural condition until construction commences on the property.

7.

Contractors will use only the utilities provided on the immediate site on which they are working.

8.

Any damage to streets and curbs, drainage, inlets, street lights, street markers, mailboxes, walls, etc., will be repaired by Owner/builder.

9.

There will be no washing of any truck on the streets or any vacant lots. Any concrete delivery truck washed out must be on your construction site.

10.

Operators of vehicles are required to see that they do not spill any damaging materials while within Mirasol; and, if spillage occurs, operators are responsible for cleaning up. Please report any spills as soon as possible.

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12. All personnel working in Mirasol are to insure that they will keep all areas in which they work or travel through free of discarded materials such as lunch bags and odd materials. Objects should not be thrown out of cars and trucks. Stockpiling of any materials on adjacent lots is not allowed. 13.

Loud radios or noise will not be allowed within the subdivision. This is distracting and discomforting to property Owners. Do not mount speakers on vehicles or outside of homes under construction. Remember that sound travels a long way on a windy day.

14. All contractors and their employees must discontinue work by 5:30 pm daily. 15.

Vehicles (trucks, vans, cars, etc.) may not be left in the subdivision over night. Construction equipment may be left on the site while needed, but must not be kept on the street. Parking should be off streets whenever possible.

16. No contractor personnel will be permitted to bring non-contractor personnel or pets on property. Infractions of the published construction rules may be cause for a $500 fine to the Owner or builder per infraction, and/or the suspension of builder or builder’s sub-contractors from the project.

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SECTION SEVEN APPLICATION FORMS & CHECKLISTS The following forms shall be submitted to the Design Review Board for: Design Review Application ...................................................................................................Exhibit A Modification Request Request for Additions and/or Changes(s) in Approved Plans ......................................................................................................... Exhibit B

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Exhibit A ________________________________________________________________________ Mirasol Design Review Application To: Chairman, Design Review Board Builder: ___________________________________________________________ Owner:____________________________________________________________ Lot: ____________________________________________________________ Date: ____________________________________________________________ This Submittal is for: _________ New Construction _________ New Additions to existing structure Has floor plan been previously approved for another lot? __________________________ If yes, for which lot? ____________ Is elevation style substantially different? Air Conditioned Space (1st Floor) Air Conditioned Space (2nd Floor) Total Net Square Ft. Covered Porches Garage/Storage Other: _________________________ Total Gross Square Ft.

___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________

_______________________________________________________________________ Owner _______________________________________________________________________ Name ______________________________________________________________________________ Street ______________________________________________________________________________ City State Zip ______________________________________________________________________________ Phone Builder ______________________________________________________________________________ Name ______________________________________________________________________________ Street ______________________________________________________________________________ City State Zip ______________________________________________________________________________ Phone

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______________________________________________________________________ General Information Lot Dimensions: __________________ Lot Sq. Ft.: _______________ Stories:_______ Bedrooms:

__________________________ Baths: ________________________

Height From Slab:________________________________________________________ Height from crown of road to roof ridge:

________________________________________________________

We propose to commence on or about: ______________________________________________

The following documents are provided herewith in one set as required by the Mirasol Design Review Board. _________________ Final Design Review Applications _________________ Final Site Plan _________________ Final Exterior Elevations _________________ Final Building Plans, including Pool/Enclosure Plans _________________ Exterior Colors/Finishes/Materials _________________ Final Landscaping Plans NOTE:

If you feel there are any unusual items that require specific attention, please state above.

No occupancy of the residence is permitted until all construction and landscaping are complete in accordance with the plans, drawings, specifications and landscape information approved by the Design Review Board. _________________________________________ Owner Builder

___________________________________ Date

Attachments: ____________ Site Survey of Lot showing existing elevations ____________ Plot Plan of proposed home w/ setbacks, proposed elevations and FFE (scale 1”-20’) ____________ House Elevations & Floor Plans ! ¼” or 1/8” scale, as well as 11”x17” reduced copy

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After the initial and major review and approval by the Committee, the Participating Builder must begin construction within six (6) months from the date of approval, or forfeit all approvals. In that event, a new application must be submitted and approvals obtained before commencement of construction. In any event, construction must be completed within twelve months of commencement.

Date Received _______________________________________ The Design Review Board has reviewed the foregoing application and rendered the following decision: _________ Approved _________ Approved with limiting conditions _________ Denied Comments (recommendations):

Limiting conditions to be approved prior to construction.

__________________________________________________________ Chairman/Design Review Board __________________________________________________________ Date Time Limitations:

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Exhibit B ____________________________________________________________________________________

Modification Request Request For Additions and/or Changes in Approved Plans Name of Applicant:_____________________________________ Phone:_________________________ Address of Applicant:__________________________________________________________________ (for correspondence) Person or Agent to be contacted for additional information:____________________________________ Phone____________________ I (we) propose to construct a dwelling on Lot ______________ I (we) propose to change construction on or about _______________________________ or (date uncertain) ______________________________________________________________________ The following documents are provided herewith in duplicate as required by The Mirasol Design Review Board: ______________ Plans ______________ Specifications ______________ Other _________________________________________________________ Please examine these preliminary documents and advise if they are approved or disapproved, or require additional information or plans. Applicant ___________________________________________ Date ___________________________ Approval Granted __________ Approval Denied Because: ______________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ The Mirasol Design Review Board By:_____________________________________________ Date:______________________________

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Recommended Plant List Landscaping Materials 1)

The Design Review Board encourages the use of plant material on the Mirasol approved list (see Accepted Plant Palette). It prohibits the use of plant material not included on the list without the specific approval of the Design Review Board.

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The following trees and shrubs are not acceptable for landscaping within Mirasol: Chinese Tallow (Sapium sebiferum) Brazilian Pepper (Schinus spp.) Punk Trees (Malaleuca spp.) Mimosa (Albizzia spp.) Australian Pine (Casuarina spp.) Chinaberry (Melia azedarach) French Mulberry (Morus alba) Ear Tree (Enterolobium cyclocarpum) Eucalyptus Species (eucalyptus species) Arbor Vitae (Thuja orientalis)

Accepted Plant Palette: Acceptable Shade Trees Live Oak (Quercus virginiana) Laurel Oak (Quercus laurifolia) Sycamore (Plantanus occidentalis) Southern Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora) Sweetgum (Liquidamber styraciflua) Red Maple (Acer rubrum) Slash Pine (Pinus elliotti) Longleaf Pine (Pinus taeda) Elms (no Chinese) Acceptable Palm Trees Washington Palm (Wasingtonia robusta) Queen Palm (Syagrus romanzoffiana) Cabbage Palm (Sabal palmetto) Canary Island Date Palm (Phoenix canariensis) Acceptable Accent / Flowering Trees 3/20/08


Dogwood (Cornus florida) Ligustrum (Ligustrum japonicum & Ligustrum lucidum) Crape-Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica) East Palatka Holly (Illex opaca, "East Palatka") Savannah Holly (Illex opaca, "Savannah") Nellie Stevens Holly (Illex opaca, “Nellie R. Stevens”) Hollywood Juniper (Juniperus torulosa) Loquat (Eriobotrya japonica) Jacaranda (Jacaranda mimosifolia) Peltophorum (Peltophorum pterocarpum) Tabebuia varieties Acceptable Shrubs King Sago (Cycas revoluta) Crinum Lily (Crinum aslaticum) Lady Palm (raphis excelsa) Pygmy Date Palm (phoenix roebelenii) Yellow Anise (Ilicium parviflorum) Chinese Witch Hazel ‘Ruby’ (Loropetalum chinense) Arboricola (Schefflera arboricola) Sweet Viburnum (Viburnum odoratissimum) Cast Iron Plant (Aspiidistra elatior) Spider Lily (Crinum Asiaticum) Camellia (Camillia japonica) Sasanqua (Camillia sasanqua) Pittosporum (Pittosporum species) Sandankwa (Viburnum species) Plumbago (Plumbago capensis) Indian Hawthorn (Raphiolepis indica) Azaleas (Rhododendron species) Coontie (Zamia floridana) Ligustrum (Ligustrum species) Juniper (Juniperus species) Dwarf Horned Holly (Ilex cornuta rotunda) Dwarf Yaupon (Ilex vomitoria nana) Japanese Yew (Podocarpus macrophylla) Pampas Grass (Cortadeia selloana) Gardenia (Gardenia species) Sinensis (Ligustrum sinensis) Nandina (Nandina domestica)

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Acceptable Ground Covers Mondo Grass (Ophiopon japonicum) Border Grass - Lilyturf (Liriope muscari) Giant Grass (Liriope “Evergreen Giant”) Muhly Grass (Muhlenbergia capillaris) Red Fountain Grass (Pennisetum setaceum ‘Rubrum’) Cord Grass (Spartina bakeri) Southern Shield Fern (Dryopteris ludoviciana) Dwarf Shore Juniper (Juniperus conferta compacta) Parson’s Juniper (Juniperus parsonii) African Iris (Moraea iridiodes) Blue Lily of the Nile (Agapanthus africanus) Boston Fern (Nephrolepsis exaltata) Holly Fern (Cyrtomium falcatum) Ivies (Hedera canariensis) Daylilies (Hemerocallis species) Periwinkle (Vinca major) Society Garlic (Tulbaghia fragrans) Wedelia (Wedelia trilobata) Trachelospermum jasminoides varieties Lakefront Native Aquatic Vegetation Trees Bald Cypress (Taxodium distichum) Common Willow (Salix caroliniana) Dahoon Holly (Ilex cassine) Hornbeam (Carpinus caroliniana) Loblolly Bay (Gordonia lasianthus) Pond Cypress (Taxodium ascendens) Red Ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica) Red Maple (Acer rubrum) Sugar Berry (Celtis laeuigata) Swamp Tupelo (Nyssa biflora) Sweet Bay (Magnolia virginiana) Sweet Gum (Liquidamber styraciflua) Water Ash (Fraxinus caroliniana) Water Locust (Gleditsia aquatica) Shrubs Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis) Pond apple (Annana glara) St. Johns Wort (Hypericum fasciculatum) 3/20/08


Swamp Dogwood (Cornus stricta) Water Willow (Justicia ovata) Wax Myrtle (Myrica cerifera) Grasses Alligator Weed (Alternanthera philoxeroides) Arrow Arum (Pettandra virginica) Arrowhead (Sagittaria tracyi) Bulrush (Scirpus spp.) Maidencane (Panicum hemitomon) Narrowleaf Sawgrass (Caldium mariscoides) Pickerelweed (Pontederia lancoslata) Swamp Fern (Blechnum serrulatum)

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Mirasol Design Guidelines & Procedures Adam Smith Enterprises, Inc. March, 2008

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DESIGN GUIDELINES SECTION ONE - INTRODUCTION DEVELOPERS POLICY STATEMENT Property in the Floresta community is subject to certain restrictions as defined in the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions for The Champions’ Club. This manual is designed to further explain and provide guidelines for construction. A Homeowners Association has been established for project control, ownership and maintenance of common spaces and the community’s storm drainage system. During the initial phases of development, the Association will be managed by the Developer. The Developer reserves the right to revise and update the design criteria as well as the performance and quality standards to respond to future changes. The Architectural Control Committee, functioning as the community’s “Design Review Board”, seeks to foster thoughtful design and to promote harmony between neighboring residences before, during and after construction. The Committee desires to be objective and maintain sensitivity to the individual aspects of design.

KEY DESIGN GUIDELINES The following list summarizes those design elements which the Design Review Board requires:

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Use of certified professionals in the fields of planning, architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, and surveying.

2.

Emphasis on thoughtful architectural designs that exude warmth, artistic taste and foster harmonious design concepts which utilize classic and traditional architectural features.

3.

Architectural elements that compliment and reinforce the natural characteristics of the site including steeply pitched roofs of varying heights with large overhangs on the main body of the house, window openings, porches, patios and lanais. An abundant use of glass, including dormers, clerestory windows, bay and bow windows, careful and sensitive detailing on entrances, facias, soffits, gable end, transom areas, above doors and windows is desired. Finally, an emphasis on 1


materials, such as brick, stone and/or wood, and overall, high-grade, quality construction that is in harmony with the project theme.

LIMITATIONS OF RESPONSIBILITIES The primary goal of the Design Review Board is to review the application, plans, specifications, materials, and samples submitted and to determine if the proposed structure conforms in appearance and construction criteria with the standards and policies as set forth by the Committee. The Design Review Board otherwise assumes no further responsibilities.

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SECTION TWO - REVIEW PROCESS The Design Review Board shall consist of the Developer and its design consultants until such time as the Developer selects and appoints others, subject to the applicable provisions of the Declaration.

FUNCTIONS OF THE DESIGN REVIEW BOARD 1.

The Design Review Board will evaluate each of the housing plans submitted by a Lot Owner for the following items: a. adherence to the design criteria and subdivision grading and drainage plans. b. performance and quality standards set forth in the Design Guidelines c. compatibility of the design with the adjoining sites and common spaces

2.

The Design Review Board will interpret the Design Guidelines at the request of the Owners. If conflicts arise in meeting these Design Guideline standards, the Design Review Board will review and evaluate the conditions.

3.

The Design Review Board has the right to grant exceptions from the Design Guidelines in accordance with the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions.

4.

The Design Review Board shall have the right to monitor and overview the design and construction process in order to insure conformance with the approved documents and the standards set forth in these Design Guidelines.

5.

The Design Review Board shall review each submittal and respond, authorizing the continuation through the next phase of the review process. Unapproved submissions shall be revised and resubmitted for review and approval. Approval will be in writing and shall in no way relieve the Owner of his responsibility and liability for adherence to any applicable ordinances and codes.

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requirements for each phase. Initial Criteria The Developer has selected a total of three (3) builders, "Premier Builders", to construct model homes within the Floresta community. An Owner is restricted to selecting only from these builders. Pre-Design Conference Upon the selection of a homesite and prior to the beginning of a preliminary design, it is strongly recommended that the Owner consult with an architect and landscape architect to avoid potential delays due to improper site planning. With this in mind, it is recommended that a predesign conference be held with a representative of the Design Review Board. At the Pre-Design Conference, the Owner should bring or otherwise identify his designated builder, land planner, architect, landscape architect, and any other selected professionals, to review the overall design process with a Design Review Board representative. Design Review An Owner must submit to the Floresta Design Review Board two (2) sets of the following:

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Design Review Application

2.

A site survey of the lot. Base data pertaining to lot lines, easements, all existing vegetation (if any), etc. are to be shown on the survey.

3.

Site plans. Indicate location of structure(s), swimming pool, walls, enclosures, decks, all lot utilities, etc. Scale to be a minimum of 1" = 20'. Show all building setbacks and proposed building (finish floor) elevations, proposed lot corner grade elevations, and lot grading type. NOTE: The maximum proposed fill grade for the lot must not exceed 1 foot above the established minimum finish floor elevation as indicated on the approved site development plans, or as otherwise specified by Pasco County lot grading criteria, unless specifically approved by the Design Review Board.

4.

Floor plan drawn to a 1/4" or 1/8" scale indicating room sizes and intended uses.

5.

Proposed elevations of all sides of the proposed structure, together with roof pitches, heights of structures, chimneys, etc.

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Square footage must be indicated on the plans in the following manner: a. First Floor b. Second Floor (if applicable) 4


c. d.

Garage Patio, decks, courtyard, etc.

7.

On Homesites that are "corner" lots, having two faces of the home facing a street, the "non-address" street side face of the home shall contain no less than fifty percent (50%) of the Architectural elements approved for the "Address" or front styling face of the home (i.e. stone, brick, decorative banding, siding, etc.).

8.*

Exterior Colors/Finishes/Materials Specifications Product samples/photos Color chips

9.*

Landscape Plan including final grading and existing trees and planting to remain and to be removed. Scale 1" = 10' Topography Lot Drainage patterns Easements and rights-of-way Existing trees (4" diameter) Plant list with quantities, size and plant spacing Plant material locations Site and accent lighting details Surface material (paver brick, salt-finish concrete, etc.) Boundaries of all landscape treatments including sod and planting areas

*Must be submitted prior to installation if not prepared at time of Final Design Review. 10.

Design Review Fee of $350.00 (made payable to The Champions’ Club Owners Association, Inc.)

The Design Review Board will use its best efforts to review all design documents and return one set of plans to the Owner within fifteen (15) days with the appropriate comments. No construction activities shall take place on the Lot without the prior approval of plans by the Design Review Board. Any subsequent changes required to comply with applicable codes must be resubmitted for approval. Any changes in material samples shall be identified and resubmitted. The committee may request a meeting to discuss modifications of the drawings or in the specifications. The Design Review Board may impose a re-review fee of $100.00 should the application package submitted omit significant components of the published review criteria.

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Landscape plans will require a site inspection for verification. Should the landscaping installed not agree or otherwise fail to comply with the minimum requirements of the Design Guidelines, a re-inspection fee of $100.00 will be assessed by the Design Review Board. After approval, the Design Review Board will retain one set of approved documents as a permanent record, and will return one set of approved documents to the Owner.

MODIFICATIONS The Design Review Board shall have exclusive jurisdiction over the approval of modifications, additions, or alterations made on or to existing residences or structures in accordance with the Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions. Homeowners contemplating a modification should contact the Design Review Board, in advance, to assure themselves that they have the most up-to-date copy of the Design Guidelines.

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The quality and character of Floresta is intended to blend with and take advantage of all existing natural landscape. Whenever possible, existing trees and plants shall be retained. Clearing of existing vegetation should ideally be limited to those areas necessary for development.

General Standards 1)

All builders and homeowners shall submit landscape plans for approval by the Design Review Board which satisfy the general intent and specific requirements of these guidelines and Pasco County landscape ordinances.

2)

Landscaping is an essential element of the residence. Floresta requires that the landscape design be completed by a registered Landscape Architect in the State of Florida who will provide expertise for the siting of the residence and the proposed site improvements. A minimum landscape package price, exclusive of sod and irrigation, shall total $15,000.00 (builder, i.e. wholesale, price) for interior lots and $17,500.00 for corner lots. At least 50% of the landscape package allocation shall be located in the front yard. All builders and homeowners shall submit adequate evidence (actual invoices from third parties) of their landscape expenditure to assure compliance with this community requirement (See Section 5 for specific details).

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Landscape plans must be completed at a scale no smaller that 1" - 10' and should show all natural areas, proposed planting beds, sodded lawn, and all tree locations (existing, removed and proposed). The plans must also include a plant list with common and botanical names, plant sizes, and material spacing. Shrub masses should be located so that neighbors’ views of the water or the golf course are not inhibited. Natural areas may be enhanced with the addition of understory materials to create islands of landscaping in the yard.

SETBACKS The following setbacks are minimum standards and are measured from the property lines. a. Front setback - 25 feet b. Side setback - 7.5 feet c. Rear setback - 15 feet** ** - For lots adjacent to golf course property, vertical improvements (pool enclosures, barbeque areas, or accessory structures) must maintain a minimum 10 foot setback from the rear property line. Unscreened pool decks may extend to within 5 feet of the rear property line, subject to the approval of the Design Review Board. - For lots that are adjacent to lakes, accessory structures may be located to within 10 feet of the rear yard setback line. Plans submitted in support of a request to reduce the rear yard setback from 15’ to 10’ must provide clear evidence for the need of such a reduction. The Design Review Board will review any such request on a case-by-case basis. All other locational criteria for 3/20/08

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accessory structures remain unchanged. Housing units shall have the minimum square footage as indicated in the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions. For Floresta, the minimum square footage shall be 3,500 square feet (air conditioned), under roof.

SECTION FOUR - ARCHITECTURAL STANDARDS HOUSE STYLES Housing types or styles should not be repetitive from lot to lot along a neighborhood street. Rather, a variety of houses are encouraged. There shall be a minimum separation of five (5) lots (if on the same side of the street), or three (3) lots (when across the street) from the same model home style, regardless of elevation. For example, participating builder’s Model X, when constructed on 3/20/08

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Lot 1, shall not be used again until Lot 6. Each house shall have as a minimum a two (2) car garage.

EXTERIOR MATERIALS AND COLORS The use of the following exterior materials are appropriate. 1.

Masonry - brick, stone or cement board siding, as an integral part of the architecture.

2.

Wood - timbers, boards, or wood siding.

3.

Cementitious parge coat.

4.

The design of all four facades of the house shall include consistent architectural elements including use of materials and color (i.e. window banding, stone, brick, etc.).

NOTE: NO PLYWOOD, VINYL OR METAL SIDING ALLOWED. Inappropriate use of materials and colors, as determined by the Design Review Board, will not be allowed, particularly bright colors.

ROOFS Roof pitches and overhangs may vary as necessitated by architectural design. A minimum 6 to 12 slope is set as a standard. The Design Review Board will consider a pitch less than 6 to 12 but only if it is appropriate for a particular architectural style. Roof overhangs are required. Furthermore, no roof overhang (“eave”) of less than twelve (12") inches will be allowed, except that the eave overhang may be greater or lesser at any given location along the eave, so long as the reduction below 12" exists to accommodate the architectural enhancement of the home design. No mansard roofs will be allowed. a.

All roof stacks, flashing and stainless or aluminum chimney caps and gutters shall be painted to match the approved roof colors. Roof stacks and plumbing vents shall be placed on rear slopes of the roofs where possible. b. Roof colors and textures shall be an integral part of the exterior color scheme of the building. “Color Thru” cement tile roofs, manufactured by Monier or Pioneer, shall be recommended. Natural gray unfinished tile roofs will not be approved. In the alternative, dimensional shingle roofing rated for a 30 year life may be utilized. For a dimensional shingle roof to be approved, the front wall face of the home must contain a minimum of forty percent (40%) coverage (based upon the overall front elevation square footage) of an alternative material, i.e. stone, brick, wood. The remaining wall faces must continue the alternative material detail. The 40% coverage requirement for the front elevation will be accomplished by no less than a

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3’-6” wainscot application of alternative materials (height above 0’-0” as defined by the finish floor elevation). Rear elevations must also incorporate the same minimum coverage requirement of the front elevation alternative material treatment, although the wall portion of the rear house elevation which falls within the pool birdcage is not required to contain alternative materials. The Design Review Board will evaluate side elevation compliance with alternative materials on a case by case basis, since some homesites will provide exposed side yards which may require the side elevation to be enhanced with alternative materials. c.

Solar water heating panels shall be reviewed on an individual basis and approval based upon the visual effect to the surrounding area. Generally their use is discouraged.

d.

"Key West" style metal roofs are prohibited.

GARAGES A minimum two car garage sized for full sized cars is required. The Design Review Board strongly suggests that house plans incorporate a “side-load” garage configuration wherever possible. The garage may have a single double door or two overhead doors. All double doors should be compatible with the exterior design. No fiberglass doors are allowed. The garage door(s) are to be painted in a color consistent with the house detail and color. All garage doors will have an automatic opener installed and should be kept closed when not in use. Carports are not allowed.

WINDOWS/DOORS/FRONT ENTRANCES All window muntin grid patterns must remain uniform from window to window. Shifts in grid alignment will not be permitted. Assorted window sizes will be discouraged on an individual home (i.e., cathedral fan arches mixed with flat spring arches). Ground floor windows should be recessed from the wall to provide a shadow line. Upper story windows must provide banding for a shadow line. Windows should be clear glass or bronze, gray, or smoke colors. No reflective glass or reflective tinting should be used. Bright-finished or bright-plated metal exterior doors, windows, window screens, louvers, exterior trim or structural members shall not be permitted. All main entrances will be enhanced by a projecting roofed portico or will be strongly detailed and recessed to provide a protected focused entry. "Facade" flat entrance doors are not permitted. Burglar bars in doors and windows shall not be permitted.

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Skylights and/or roof windows will not be permitted on the primary elevation(s) of the home. These roof windows will only be permitted on secondary elevations if they properly align and compliment the home elevation. Dormer windows are the preferred alternative. Dormers must also maintain an alignment balance with the home elevation.

AWNINGS AND SHUTTERS Awnings, canopies, and shutters shall be permitted subject to the approval of the Design Review Board. Hurricane storm shutters shall not be stored on the exterior of the residence. Exterior shutters, when used, should be an integral architectural feature. Storm shutters or windows may be installed over openings only as an impending storm approaches.

HURRICANE SHUTTERS Hurricane shutters include temporary and permanent types. Temporary shutters do not require approval and include standard window protection such as plywood, corrugated steel, aluminum and fabric/mesh materials. Duct take is not a certified window protection material and is therefore not allowed. Permanent shutters require prior approval of the Design Review Board. Both types of shutters must adhere to the following requirements: • • • • • •

Temporary hurricane shutters may be installed and permanent shutters may be closed upon issuance of a tropical storm or hurricane “watch”. Temporary shutters must be removed, and permanent shutters opened, within 5 days after a watch or warning is lifted. At no time will hurricane shutters be used to secure a home, vacant or occupied, for a period of time outside that described above. All permanent hurricane protection material (shutters and film) shall be maintained in good, safe and neat order and be replaced with like material when torn or damaged. Mounting studs, brackets and other hardware that are permanently attached to the structure shall match the color of the house. Obtain permit, if applicable.

CHIMNEYS All exterior wall positioned chimneys are encouraged to be full foundation based chimneys. Unpainted exposed stainless metal or aluminum caps or wood sided chimneys will not be permitted. All chimneys must be compatibility positioned and proportionately balanced within the home's elevation(s).

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Detailing of all patios and decks and “add-on� screen rooms must be architecturally compatible with the home. Patios, decks and screen rooms shall be designed to serve as an extension of the house. Rails, pickets and underpinning of patios and decks should be painted to match or compliment the trim of the house. Views to the underside of decks must be screened with underpinning (latticing, etc.) and/or landscape material large enough to provide screening upon installation. Porch screening colors shall compliment and blend with the house (green is not allowed). No mill-finish aluminum will be allowed as framing for a porch or pool enclosure. Screen room additions (walls and roof) shall utilize similar materials to the home -- metal screen rooms are prohibited.

GUTTERS The use of gutters is recommended unless gutters are not in character with the architectural style of the home. Downspouts shall be designed to be compatible with the building elevations (i.e. located in corners, not protruding from walls). Gutters must be painted to match exterior trim and/or wall colors as necessary.

SECTION FIVE - SITE STANDARDS LANDSCAPE STANDARDS To insure that the overall beauty of Floresta is preserved and enhanced, the Design Review Board has the authority to approve or disapprove landscape plans for individual residences. A recommended plant list is provided as Appendix A. All lots or other property which is subject hereto upon which a dwelling or other improvement has been constructed shall be fully sodded and shall be maintained with at least the minimum landscaping required and approved by the Design Review Board. For any lot that backs to or is otherwise adjacent to an existing lake or pond, the adjacent lake bank shall be re-sodded and 3/20/08

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irrigated down to the water’s edge, and maintained by the Owner as a natural extension of the rear or side yard.

GENERAL PLANTING DESIGN The following landscape performance guidelines are designed to create a pleasant and consistent neighborhood environment:

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A minimum of three (3) shade trees must be included in the landscape design of each home and yard, excluding the street tree requirement. A maximum of two (2) of these trees should be used in the front yard. The preference is that the trees be selected to provide a canopy. The minimum tree height shall be twelve to fourteen feet (12'-14'), with a caliper of two to two and one-half inches d.b.h. (2-2 ½" dbh).

2)

A mixture of large and small shrubs in 3 gallon containers or larger shall be planted in the front yard concentrated to screen exposed front foundation walls and/or provide appropriate setting for the house. (See acceptable shrub list in Appendix “A”.)

3)

At least two (2) accent trees 6'-8' feet high shall be required. Accent trees shall be minimum 3" caliper unless multi-trunk. See Appendix "A" for approved accent trees.

4)

A mixture of large and small shrubs in 3 gallon containers or larger shall be planted in side yards on each side concentrated to provide setting for wall and house. (See acceptable shrub list in Appendix “A”.)

5)

All lots shall be sodded, subject to current Pasco County Landscaping and Irrigation Ordinance requirements. In order that visual continuity between the lots be maintained, grass shall be of a St. Augustine Floratam or equal, as approved by the Design Review Board.

6)

All yards and new plantings shall be installed with 100% coverage by an automatic irrigation system, with portions designed for drip or micro irrigation, as required by Pasco County Landscaping and Irrigation Ordinance.

7)

Shrubs and ground covers shall be spaced for mature and healthy growth at the following suggested centers: large shrubs 36"-48" on center; small shrubs 24"-30" on center; ground covers 18"-24" on center; annuals 6"-9" on center.

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The Owner, builder or landscape architect is encouraged to use key specimens to create focal points of interest.

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large shrubs with the smaller materials in front of the large materials.

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Simple planting designs with a limited palette are preferred over complex mixtures of plants.

11)

In order to avoid a hedgerow along adjacent properties, it is recommended that large shrub material not be planted along the property line forward of the house line except to frame views and to create focal points. Small shrubs, low ground covers and sod are preferred along property lines in order to allow continuous open greenspace along the street.

12)

Individual landscapes should strive to achieve continuity with the balance of the community. Highly themed landscapes such as oriental gardens shall be prohibited in areas viewed from the street or golf course.

13)

A plant palette has been established for the lots within Floresta. These lists are to be used as guidelines in the plant material selection and were derived from the plants' capacity to survive in the environment and compatibility with other plants at Floresta.

14)

The intent of the landscape development on each lot is to provide a sense of community identity. The planting scheme should attempt to have as mature an effect as possible at the time of installation.

15)

Plant composition should employ a compatible variety of plant types in order to build a pleasant transition from property to property.

16)

No shrubs shall be planted in the right-of-way without approval of the Design Review Board.

17)

The Design Review Board encourages the planting along the property boundary to be curvilinear in form rather than to reinforce the actual property boundary.

18)

Stone, crushed brick, or similar materials, will only be allowed as mulch subject to approval by the Design Review Board. Shredded cypress bark, pine bark nuggets, pine straw or hardwood chips shall be encouraged.

19)

Landscaping material for screening air conditioners and other mechanical equipment must, at time of installation, screen these items from street and adjacent Owner view.

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When permitted by the Design Review Board, shrubs and hedges planted along the property boundaries shall be maintained to a maximum height of four feet (4’) in keeping with the Design Guidelines’ rules regarding the maximum fence height of 4’ (with the sole exception of the permitted perimeter planting adjacent to a fence or wall greater than 4’). In such case, the plantings cannot exceed the height of the 14


adjacent fence or wall.

STREETSCAPE AND FRONT YARD REQUIREMENTS With the allowance for variety in architectural style, it is highly desirable to create a cohesive and unifying street landscape. Therefore, a coordinated Streetscape plan has been established. This area includes that portion of the yard from the edge of the street pavement to the front of the house. 1)

All homes shall be landscaped with the following or a combination thereof; grass, ground covers, shrubs, vines and trees.

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Front yard appearance: Landscape plans must utilize at least 10% to 30% native Florida species, other than trees and turf grass, in accordance with the Pasco County Landscaping and Irrigation Ordinance. Exotic material (specimens, cactus, etc.) should be limited to private courtyards, formal entries, and enclosed gardens, if used at all.

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All shrub beds shall receive a 2" layer of mulch materials. No bare ground is acceptable.

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All planted areas shall receive 100% automatic irrigation coverage, subject to the requirements and limitations imposed by the Pasco County Landscaping and Irrigation Ordinance. Wells are not permitted without first obtaining an exception by the Design Review Board. Heads installed in sodded area shall be at turf level or below, and all valves must be installed below grade. The system shall provide complete coverage to edge of road and shall minimize spray on streets, walks, adjacent properties, etc. The irrigation system shall be functional at the time of landscape installation. The street trees shall be planted between the sidewalk and curb and contractors shall install root control chemicals.

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All grass areas in each development including front, back and side yards shall be St. Augustine "Floratam" or equal, as approved by Design Review Board.

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All corner lots shall have front yard trees and street trees on all street sides unless otherwise approved by the Design Review Board.

STREET TREES The Streetscape area shall be that area between the back of the curb and the right-of-way line. The Streetscape plant material shall consist of Live Oaks (Quercas Virginiana) and turf, with the option of annual beds. Trees shall be a minimum of 4-4 ½" Caliper 14'-16' feet overall height and 10-12' foot spread planted no closer than 25' feet apart. The required street trees shall have five feet (5') minimum clear trunk with no "U" or multiple trunks. The street trees must be planted within 6' 3/20/08

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feet of the curb starting at one side property line. It will be the responsibility of the Owner to water and fertilize the tree and let it grow to its natural shape and size. A minimum of three (3) street trees for interior lots, and five (5) street trees for corner lots, must be included within the streetscape area.

PARKING/DRIVEWAYS Garages for at least two cars are required along with a recommended two uncovered spaces for parking. Curved or offset driveways which prevent a direct view into the garage are preferable. No curb side parking areas may be created by extending any portion of the street pavement. Asphalt driveways are prohibited. Paver bricks are required for all driveways from the dwelling to the street, and for all sidewalks leading from a driveway to the dwelling. Driveway aprons must be paved in the same manner as the driveway. Where possible, access to corner lots shall be from the least traveled street. Every driveway shall provide positive drainage away from the house and garage. NOTE: Decorative retaining walls are encouraged when grading driveways to minimize grade changes on the balance of the Lot area.

WALKWAYS Four foot (4') sidewalks within rights-of-way shall be constructed by Owner/builder in conjunction with construction of the home. These sidewalks may be constructed of concrete, except within the limits of the driveway, which should be constructed consistent with the paver banding pattern of the driveway.

FENCES AND WALLS All proposed fences must be approved by the Design Review Board prior to installation. Privacy fencing will be considered, but must be specifically approved by Design Review Board. Any privacy fencing must be in accordance with Pasco County Zoning Code and not extend forward of the rear wall of the house. Fencing of the front yard areas is not permitted without prior approval of the Design Review Board. Rear yard fencing is discouraged as the feeling of open space and the unity of the surrounding area is an important part of traditional Florida design concepts. In the event the Design Review Board determines that a fence may adversely affect the line of sight view of a neighbor the Design Review Board has the right not to approve the fence plan. Enclosing a child's swing set can be done in limited areas by a black wrought iron or aluminum fence not to exceed four feet (4') in height. Water softeners, sprinkler controls, and other similar utilitarian devices are permitted to be 16 3/20/08


fenced, provided they are properly screened from view in a manner approved by the Design Review Board. No fences taller than four feet (4') are permitted. All fences are to be constructed of black wrought iron or aluminum -- no wood fences, chain link or plastic (pvc) fences are permitted. Fences are discouraged in side yards, except small enclosures for mechanical equipment, lanai areas, spas, play equipment, or to screen trash containers; and when approved, shall not extend beyond the sight line of the adjacent house. Any wall and/or fence should be constructed of materials common to the house or materials to complement the house. Fences shall be landscaped on the street side.

AIR CONDITIONERS, GARBAGE AND TRASH CONTAINERS All air conditioning units shall be shielded and hidden so that they shall not be visible from any street or adjacent property. Elements such as air conditioners and other mechanical equipment shall be totally screened from public view with plant material or wall. Window and/or wall air conditioning units shall not be permitted. All garbage and trash containers shall be placed in an enclosed or landscaped area as approved by the Design Review Board. All mechanical equipment not screened architecturally shall be screened with planting material. Plant material height must be greater than the height of the equipment at the time of installation. All setbacks as required by public utilities must be adhered to.

MAILBOXES The Design Review Board has pre-selected a mailbox design. Owner shall purchase the mailbox from __________________________. Please contact ___________________ for installation of the approved Floresta mailbox.

BARBECUES Barbecue areas shall be designed to be integral with patio areas. Prevailing winds should be considered during siting to avoid excessive smoke and odor oriented toward adjacent homes.

FLAGPOLES A flagpole for display of the American Flag only shall be permitted, with a maximum height of eight feet (8') from ground elevation, subject to Design Review Board approval of placement and design. No flagpole shall be used as an antenna.

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ANTENNAS Satellite dishes or antennas shall be permitted, provided the satellite dish or antenna complies with the Telecommunications Act of 1996, Part II of Title III, Section 207, and subject to review by the Design Review Board. The following restrictions shall apply: - No satellite dish or antenna may be larger than 1 meter (39") in diameter. - All satellite dishes and antennas must be placed so as not to be seen from the street and/or golf course as long as such placement does not impair reception. - Wherever possible, as determined by the Design Review Board, satellite dishes and antennas must be screened by landscaping approved by the Design Review Board. - Wherever possible, satellite dishes and antennas will be painted to blend into the background as long as the painting does not impair reception.

RECREATIONAL ITEMS, ACCESSORY STRUCTURES & DECORATIVE OBJECTS Above ground swimming pools shall not be permitted. Swimming pools shall not be permitted on the street side of the residence without special permission from Design Review Board. Pool screening must not be visible from the street in front of the residence. Pool screening colors shall complement and blend with the house (green is not allowed). Pool enclosure framing shall repeat building architecture and shapes. No mill-finish aluminum will be allowed as framing for a pool enclosure. Accessory structures, such as playhouses, tool sheds or doghouses shall not be permitted unless specific written approval of the Design Review Board is obtained. Playhouses and play structures must be placed within the limits of the overall building envelope and not encroaching into any building setback, either side yard or rear yard setback. Playhouses and play structures, when permitted outside of the building area, are to be placed closer to the home than to any property line. Furthermore, no part of the play structure shall be above eight (8) feet in height, nor contain a second No decorative objects such as sculptures, birdbaths, fountains, and the like shall be placed or installed on the street side of any lot or within view from the golf course without approval of the Design Review Board. Clotheslines shall not be permitted on lots. Tennis Courts are discouraged. Basketball standards and portable backboards shall be located away from the street and not within any setback area. Pole mounted backboards, when allowable, should have a black pole with a clear backboard. Portable backboards are to be stored out of view when not in use. All play equipment shall be restricted to backyards and shall be located outside the rear and side setbacks. The Design Review Board reserves the right to require landscape screening for play equipment which is in the view of contiguous lot Owners or in view from the street.

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RECREATIONAL VEHICLES Recreational vehicles, such as boats, motor homes and campers, may only be stored on-site a maximum of twenty-four (24) hours (unless fully garaged) within any consecutive thirty (30) day period.

HARDSCAPE 1)

Driveways, walkways, pool/patio decks, fencing and any approved garden structures shall be included on either the landscape or the site plan. Provide material and color call outs and dimensions for all paving sections. Details and cut-sheets are needed to delineate these elements as a construction document. (Note: landscape lighting can be included on this plan). The landscape plan and the site plan must be fully coordinated.

LIGHTING Exterior lighting is often the only way to perceive a landscape at night. It not only serves as a strong design element but can provide direction and safety. Overall principles for lot lighting will embody the following:

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1)

All lighting plans and visible exterior light fixtures shall be submitted to the Design Review Board for approval prior to installation. All landscape lighting shall be of a soft and diffused character used to illuminate landscape planting instead of building surfaces.

2)

Flood lights shall be shielded and concealed as much as possible to prevent direct visibility of the light source, harsh glare or view of the fixture in daylight.

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No colored lamps (e.g., red, green, blue or amber) will be allowed except on a seasonal basis.

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Lighting shall generally not be conspicuous. When light from fixtures is directly visible, the lighting shall be low wattage to prevent sharp contrasts from surrounding areas at night.

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Light levels shall not vary greatly between separate illuminated areas, and areas illuminated and not illuminated. Light pollution from atmospheric spill, excessive lighting sources, or other errors in design judgement or installation shall be subject to correction if deemed intrusive by the Design Review Board upon final installation.

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All exterior wall or ceiling mounted decorative fixtures shall be of high quality and in conformance with the architectural style of the dwelling.

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Walk lights placed in grass areas or adjacent to walk ways in shrub or ground cover areas must use below grade wiring and junction boxes to minimize the daytime visibility of that hardware.

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The Design Review Board recommends field testing of all fixtures at night, prior to final installation.

TIME LIMITATIONS After the final design review and approval by the Committee, the Lot Owner must begin construction within six (6) months from the date of approval, or forfeit all approvals. In that event, a new application must be submitted and approval obtained before commencement of construction. In any event, construction must be completed within twelve months of commencement.

SECTION VI GENERAL RULES FOR ALL CONTRACTORS AND SERVICE PERSONNEL GENERAL RULES The following rules apply to all employees of Floresta’s contractors and service personnel while on Floresta’s premises. 1.

All Contractor personnel are required to enter and leave through the designated construction gate.

2.

The construction traffic will be allowed from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m, Monday through

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Saturday, except on certain holidays. equipment/deliveries on Sundays.

Special permission is necessary to move

3.

Contractors are required to keep their job sites as neat and clean as possible Trash and discarded materials must be removed weekly. There will be no stockpiling or dumping on adjacent lots or on streets. Construction materials are to be neatly piled on site; debris and rubbish are to be contained in dumpsters and periodically removed when full; tall, unsightly weeds are to be routinely cut back, streets adjoining a construction site are to be frequently swept clean of dirt and construction trash. Trash not removed will be removed by Floresta and billed to the responsible contractor or subcontractor.

4.

Where particularly offensive construction activities occur adjacent to a developed property or otherwise sensitive land use, the Design Review Board may require the Contractor to erect a proper fence to screen that activity. The design of that fence must be approved by the Design Review Board. Adjacent properties must also be protected from wind-born dust and debris by installation of silt fencing around the perimeter of the homesite under construction.

5.

The installation and location of all temporary structures such as site trailers and leasing offices are prohibited.

6.

All vacant property shall be kept cleared of debris; and shall be continuously maintained in its natural condition until construction commences on the property.

7.

Contractors will use only the utilities provided on the immediate site on which they are working.

8.

Any damage to streets and curbs, drainage, inlets, street lights, street markers, mailboxes, walls, etc., will be repaired by Owner/builder.

9.

There will be no washing of any truck on the streets or any vacant lots. Any concrete delivery truck washed out must be on your construction site.

10.

Operators of vehicles are required to see that they do not spill any damaging materials while within Floresta; and, if spillage occurs, operators are responsible for cleaning up. Please report any spills as soon as possible.

11.

If you cut any telephone, cable, TV, electrical, gas or water lines, it is your responsibility to report such an accident to the appropriate utility within 30 minutes.

12.

All personnel working in Floresta are to insure that they will keep all areas in which they work or travel through free of discarded materials such as lunch bags and odd materials. Objects should not be thrown out of cars and trucks. Stockpiling of any materials on adjacent lots is not allowed.

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Loud radios or noise will not be allowed within the subdivision. This is distracting and 21

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All contractors and their employees must discontinue work by 5:30 pm daily.

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Vehicles (trucks, vans, cars, etc.) may not be left in the subdivision over night. Construction equipment may be left on the site while needed, but must not be kept on the street. Parking should be off streets whenever possible.

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No contractor personnel will be permitted to bring non-contractor personnel or pets on property.

Infractions of the published construction rules may be cause for a $500 fine to the Owner or builder per infraction, and/or the suspension of builder or builder’s sub-contractors from the project.

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SECTION SEVEN APPLICATION FORMS & CHECKLISTS The following forms shall be submitted to the Design Review Board for: Design Review Application .............................................................................................. Exhibit A Modification Request Request for Additions and/or Changes(s) in Approved Plans ..................................................................................................... Exhibit B

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Exhibit A ________________________________________________________________________ Floresta Design Review Application To: Chairman, Design Review Board Builder: ___________________________________________________________ Owner:____________________________________________________________ Lot: ____________________________________________________________ Date: ____________________________________________________________ This Submittal is for: _________ New Construction _________ New Additions to existing structure Has floor plan been previously approved for another lot? __________________________ If yes, for which lot? ____________ Is elevation style substantially different? Air Conditioned Space (1st Floor) Air Conditioned Space (2nd Floor) Total Net Square Ft. Covered Porches Garage/Storage Other: _________________________ Total Gross Square Ft.

___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________

_______________________________________________________________________ Owner _______________________________________________________________________ Name ______________________________________________________________________________ Street ______________________________________________________________________________ City State Zip ______________________________________________________________________________ Phone Builder ______________________________________________________________________________ Name ______________________________________________________________________________ Street ______________________________________________________________________________ City State Zip ______________________________________________________________________________ Phone

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______________________________________________________________________ General Information Lot Dimensions: __________________ Lot Sq. Ft.: _______________ Stories:_______ Bedrooms:

__________________________ Baths: ________________________

Height From Slab:________________________________________________________ Height from crown of road to roof ridge:

________________________________________________________

We propose to commence on or about: ______________________________________________

The following documents are provided herewith in one set as required by the Floresta Design Review Board. _________________ Final Design Review Applications _________________ Final Site Plan _________________ Final Exterior Elevations _________________ Final Building Plans, including Pool/Enclosure Plans _________________ Exterior Colors/Finishes/Materials _________________ Final Landscaping Plans NOTE:

If you feel there are any unusual items that require specific attention, please state above.

No occupancy of the residence is permitted until all construction and landscaping are complete in accordance with the plans, drawings, specifications and landscape information approved by the Design Review Board. _________________________________________ Owner Builder

___________________________________ Date

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After the initial and major review and approval by the Committee, the Participating Builder must begin construction within six (6) months from the date of approval, or forfeit all approvals. In that event, a new application must be submitted and approvals obtained before commencement of construction. In any event, construction must be completed within twelve months of commencement. Committee Use Date Received _______________________________________ The Design Review Board has reviewed the foregoing application and rendered the following decision: _________ Approved _________ Approved with limiting conditions _________ Denied Comments (recommendations):

Limiting conditions to be approved prior to construction.

__________________________________________________________ Chairman/Design Review Board __________________________________________________________ Date Time Limitations:

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Exhibit B ____________________________________________________________________________________

Modification Request Request For Additions and/or Changes in Approved Plans Name of Applicant:_____________________________________ Phone:_________________________ Address of Applicant:__________________________________________________________________ (for correspondence) Person or Agent to be contacted for additional information:____________________________________ Phone____________________ I (we) propose to construct a dwelling on Lot ______________ I (we) propose to change construction on or about _______________________________ or (date uncertain) ______________________________________________________________________ The following documents are provided herewith in duplicate as required by The Floresta Design Review Board: ______________ Plans ______________ Specifications ______________ Other _________________________________________________________ Please examine these preliminary documents and advise if they are approved or disapproved, or require additional information or plans. Applicant ___________________________________________ Date ___________________________ Approval Granted __________ Approval Denied Because: ______________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ The Floresta Design Review Board By:_____________________________________________ Date:______________________________

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Appendix A Recommended Plant List Landscaping Materials 1)

The Design Review Board encourages the use of plant material on the Floresta approved list (see Accepted Plant Palette). It prohibits the use of plant material not included on the list without the specific approval of the Design Review Board.

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The following trees and shrubs are not acceptable for landscaping within Floresta: Chinese Tallow (Sapium sebiferum) Brazilian Pepper (Schinus spp.) Punk Trees (Malaleuca spp.) Mimosa (Albizzia spp.) Australian Pine (Casuarina spp.) Chinaberry (Melia azedarach) French Mulberry (Morus alba) Ear Tree (Enterolobium cyclocarpum) Eucalyptus Species (eucalyptus species) Arbor Vitae (Thuja orientalis)

Accepted Plant Palette: Acceptable Shade Trees Live Oak (Quercus virginiana) Laurel Oak (Quercus laurifolia) Sycamore (Plantanus occidentalis) Southern Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora) Sweetgum (Liquidamber styraciflua) Red Maple (Acer rubrum) Slash Pine (Pinus elliotti) Longleaf Pine (Pinus taeda) Elms (no Chinese) Acceptable Palm Trees Washington Palm (Wasingtonia robusta) Queen Palm (Syagrus romanzoffiana) Cabbage Palm (Sabal palmetto) Canary Island Date Palm (Phoenix canariensis)

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Acceptable Accent / Flowering Trees Dogwood (Cornus florida) Ligustrum (Ligustrum japonicum & Ligustrum lucidum) Crape-Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica) East Palatka Holly (Illex opaca, "East Palatka") Savannah Holly (Illex opaca, "Savannah") Nellie Stevens Holly (Illex opaca, “Nellie R. Stevens”) Hollywood Juniper (Juniperus torulosa) Loquat (Eriobotrya japonica) Jacaranda (Jacaranda mimosifolia) Peltophorum (Peltophorum pterocarpum) Tabebuia varieties Acceptable Shrubs King Sago (Cycas revoluta) Crinum Lily (Crinum aslaticum) Lady Palm (raphis excelsa) Pygmy Date Palm (phoenix roebelenii) Yellow Anise (Ilicium parviflorum) Chinese Witch Hazel ‘Ruby’ (Loropetalum chinense) Arboricola (Schefflera arboricola) Sweet Viburnum (Viburnum odoratissimum) Cast Iron Plant (Aspiidistra elatior) Spider Lily (Crinum Asiaticum) Camellia (Camillia japonica) Sasanqua (Camillia sasanqua) Pittosporum (Pittosporum species) Sandankwa (Viburnum species) Plumbago (Plumbago capensis) Indian Hawthorn (Raphiolepis indica) Azaleas (Rhododendron species) Coontie (Zamia floridana) Ligustrum (Ligustrum species) Juniper (Juniperus species) Dwarf Horned Holly (Ilex cornuta rotunda) Dwarf Yaupon (Ilex vomitoria nana) Japanese Yew (Podocarpus macrophylla) Pampas Grass (Cortadeia selloana) Gardenia (Gardenia species) Sinensis (Ligustrum sinensis) Nandina (Nandina domestica)

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Acceptable Ground Covers Mondo Grass (Ophiopon japonicum) Border Grass - Lilyturf (Liriope muscari) Giant Grass (Liriope “Evergreen Giant”) Muhly Grass (Muhlenbergia capillaris) Red Fountain Grass (Pennisetum setaceum ‘Rubrum’) Cord Grass (Spartina bakeri) Southern Shield Fern (Dryopteris ludoviciana) Dwarf Shore Juniper (Juniperus conferta compacta) Parson’s Juniper (Juniperus parsonii) African Iris (Moraea iridiodes) Blue Lily of the Nile (Agapanthus africanus) Boston Fern (Nephrolepsis exaltata) Holly Fern (Cyrtomium falcatum) Ivies (Hedera canariensis) Daylilies (Hemerocallis species) Periwinkle (Vinca major) Society Garlic (Tulbaghia fragrans) Wedelia (Wedelia trilobata) Trachelospermum jasminoides varieties Lakefront Native Aquatic Vegetation Trees Bald Cypress (Taxodium distichum) Common Willow (Salix caroliniana) Dahoon Holly (Ilex cassine) Hornbeam (Carpinus caroliniana) Loblolly Bay (Gordonia lasianthus) Pond Cypress (Taxodium ascendens) Red Ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica) Red Maple (Acer rubrum) Sugar Berry (Celtis laeuigata) Swamp Tupelo (Nyssa biflora) Sweet Bay (Magnolia virginiana) Sweet Gum (Liquidamber styraciflua) Water Ash (Fraxinus caroliniana) Water Locust (Gleditsia aquatica)

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Shrubs Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis) Pond apple (Annana glara) St. Johns Wort (Hypericum fasciculatum) Swamp Dogwood (Cornus stricta) Water Willow (Justicia ovata) Wax Myrtle (Myrica cerifera) Grasses Alligator Weed (Alternanthera philoxeroides) Arrow Arum (Pettandra virginica) Arrowhead (Sagittaria tracyi) Bulrush (Scirpus spp.) Maidencane (Panicum hemitomon) Narrowleaf Sawgrass (Caldium mariscoides) Pickerelweed (Pontederia lancoslata) Swamp Fern (Blechnum serrulatum)

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Floresta Design Guidelines & Procedures Adam Smith Enterprises, Inc. March, 2008

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