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Household Animal Rule

Animals generally kept in households such as dogs, cats, birds, fish, hamsters, and ferrets are allowed in the Development, subject to the terms and conditions of this Rule. No livestock, poultry, or dangerous reptiles may be kept in any Lot. Notwithstanding the foregoing, no animal may be kept within any Lot which:

(a) is raised, bred, kept, or maintained for any commercial purposes;
(b) causes a nuisance; or
(c) in the good faith judgment of the Board of Directors, results in an annoyance, injury, the threat of injury, or is obnoxious to or unreasonably causes anxiety to other Owners or Occupants within the Development.

The Board may exercise its judgment for specific animals even though others of the same breed or type are permitted to remain. An Owner who keeps an animal within the Development shall be liable for any and all damage caused by such animal, and shall indemnify and hold harmless the Association and any other Owner from any loss, claim or liability of any kind arising from, or related to, such animal.

All animals and Owners shall comply with the following requirements and any violation of shall be deemed a nuisance and a violation of this section and the Declaration: All animals must be under control at all times. Animals may not run free in the Development. All animals must be leashed if an Owner allows or takes the animal outside the Owners Lot. All fecal matter shall be immediately cleaned up in the Development. All animals must be registered with the county. Incessantly barking dogs are not permitted.