§4225 – Illegally Restrictive Documents

No declaration or other governing document shall include a restrictive covenant in violation of Section 12955 of the Government Code. Notwithstanding any other provision of law or provision of the […]

§4215 – Liberal Interpretation of Documents

Any deed, declaration, or condominium plan for a common interest development shall be liberally construed to facilitate the operation of the common interest development, and its provisions shall be presumed […]

§4205 – Conflicts Among Documents

To the extent of any inconsistency between the governing documents and the law, the law controls. To the extent of any inconsistency between the articles of incorporation and the declaration, […]

§4150 – Governing Documents

“Governing documents” means the declaration and any other documents, such as bylaws, operating rules, articles of incorporation, or articles of association, which govern the operation of the common interest development […]

Chapter 3. Governing Documents (§4205-§4370)

Article 1. General Provisions (§4205-§4235) Article 2. Declaration (§4250-§4275) Article 3. Articles of Incorporation (§4280) Article 4. Condominium Plan (§4285-§4295) Article 5. Operating Rules (§4340-§4370)

2012 Legislation: AB 806

This is the second of two bills from the California Law Revision Commission that restate and clarify the Davis-Stirling Act. This bill is now law, but becomes effective on January 1, […]

How to Determine Maintenance Responsibility in HOAs

Figuring out who pays for what in a HOA (the association or the homeowners) can be nothing but a headache. The best way to avoid these problems is to make […]