PET REGULATIONS

PET REGULATIONS

The present document has been compiled and accepted by the newly formed pet committee. The objective is to regulate responsibilities and obligations of pet owners of dogs and/or cats within the Descanso Homes community.

 

GENERALITIES

This document has the following preventative objectives:

1.     To promote the healthy existence of dogs and/or cats inside the neighborhood of Descanso Homes.

2.     To improve the attention that dogs and/or cats required of their owners or custodians.

3.     To encourage all owners of dogs and/or cats to be aware and responsible for the care, needs, sanitary control and third party damages caused.

4.     To control the population of dogs and/or cats per house.

5.     To minimize the incidence of diseases through annual vaccinations of the dogs and/or cats, as well as to promote pet hygiene by its owner.

6.     To promote respect for the space and tranquility of all residents.

7.     To avoid attacks, aggression, or danger to any resident by a homeowners pet and if that is the case, to take them to the proper authorities.

8.     To keep a registration of all the pets living within Descanso Homes with the intention to identify and have a better control of the pet population.

The residents of Descanso Homes neighborhood have the right to have up to 3 (three) pets maximum per house. It is allowable to have up to 2 (two) dogs and 1 (one) cat; or 2 (two) cats and 1 (one) dog; with the following obligations:

CHAPTER 1

Main Boulevard

(Area between first security guard station 1 and 2)

1.     It is NOT allowed:

     a. That dogs and/or cats walk alone without their owners.

     b. That dogs and/or cats walk without a leash.

     c. That dogs and/or cats have no identification tag.

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2.     Pet owners of any and all dog and/or cat is responsible for:

     a. The custody of their pets at any time by an adult, capable of controlling the pet under any circumstance.

     b. Pick up the feces of their pets and dispose of them properly in the trash cans.

     c. Avoid any kind of damage along the boulevard garden areas.

Any pet found walking the neighborhood without its owner will be picked up by the guards and kept up to 24 hours. If the pet is not claimed during that time, it will be delivered to the animal control, without any responsibility of Descanso Homes HOA.

Any pet owner in violation of any of the above rules will receive a fine based on the General Neighborhood Regulations.

CHAPTER 2

Entrance Boulevard

Area between the first security guard station off the main toll road (Promocasa’s) and the second gated security guard station (Descanso HOA’s)

3.     It is NOT allowed:

     a. That dogs and/or cats walk alone without their owners.

     b. That dogs and/or cats walk loose without a leash and attack or hurt other pedestrians and/or pets.

     c. That dogs and/or cats have no identification tag.

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4.     The dog and/or cat owner is responsible for:

     a. Have custody of their pets at all time by and an adult with the capacity to control the pets under any circumstance.

     b. Picking up feces of their pets and dispose of them properly in the trash cans.

     c. Avoid any kind of damages on the boulevard gardens areas.

Any pet found in the neighborhood without its owner will be picked up by the guards and kept for up to 24 hours. If the pet is not claimed during that time, it will be delivered to the animal control, without any responsibility to Descanso Homes HOA.

Any pet owner in violation of any of the above rules will receive a fine based on the General Neighborhood Regulations.

CHAPTER 3

Swimming Pool Area

(Common recreation area of the pool, barbecue grills, kids games, basketball and tennis courts)

5.     It is NOT allowed:

     a. That dogs and/or cats walk through this area.

Any pet found without its owner will be picked up by the guards and kept up to 24 hours. If the pet is not claimed during that time, it will be delivered to animal control, without any responsibility to Descanso Homes HOA.

Any pet owner in violation of any of the above rules will receive a fine based on the General Neighborhood Regulations.

CHAPTER 4

Each Privada Area

(All 11 Privadas within this community)

6.     It is NOT allowed:

     a. That dogs and/or cats walk alone (off lease) without their owners on the sidewalks, streets and neighbor’s gardens.

     b. That dogs and/or cats walk loose without a leash and attack or hurt other pedestrians and/or pets.

     c. That dogs and/or cats have no identification tag.

      

7.     The dog and/or cat pet owner are responsible for:

     a. Have custody of their pets at all time by and an adult with the capacity to control the pets under any circumstance.

     b. Picking up feces of their pets and dispose of them properly in the trash cans.

     c. Avoid any kind of damage of neighbor’s gardens as well as to the common privada garden area.

     d. Avoid any foul odors caused by the accumulation of stools or proliferation of insects that put neighboring homeowners well being at risk.

     e. To guarantee, at any given time, the control of their pets, avoid disturbing neighbors with barking, fighting, and any other noises.                  

Any pet found without its owner will be picked up by the guards and kept up to 24 hours. If the pet is not claimed during that time, it will be delivered to animal control, without any responsibility to Descanso Homes HOA.

Any pet owner in violation of any of the above rules will receive a fine based on the General Neighborhood Regulations.

These regulations will be enforced as of August 1, 2013 and are not retroactive.

At the start of August 1, 2013, residents with more than 3 pets will not be allowed to add any more pets to their family and as their pets die off, may not replace them if the household maintains more than 3. The maximum number of dogs and cats per household is 3.