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Application for Change to Unit and/or Garden

Note: there is a separate form to be used for Garden Landscaping - use the link on the right of this page

A printable copy of your application will be emailed to you after this form is submitted.

APPLICANT DETAILS:


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File Attachments:

Please note that incorrect or incomplete attachments will result in delay or rejection of this application.

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The plan must show the Unit, adjacent units, roadway and position of the change applied for and approximate measurements.

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The supplier quote must give specifications and enough detail to show conformance to ORV requirements

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Air Conditioning Terms and Conditions

1. The air conditioning system must not emit a disturbing noise.
2. All the external components of the system shall be installed in the courtyard or in a position approved by the committee.
3. All cabling and piping is to be enclosed in trunking to be painted the same colour as the wall on which it is secured.
4. The drainage pipe for the air conditioning system must be indicated on the plan.
5. By signing this application form, the applicant acknowledges having read, understood, and accepted the General Terms and Conditions associated with this application.

Carport Terms and Conditions

1.Letters of consent of the owners on either side, and those opposite must be attached to the application or handed in at reception. Letters of consent must clearly state their unit number.
2.The maximum size of carports is 6 metres in length.
3. Only single carports will be approved for single garages; double carports will be approved for double garages.
4.The following specifications must be adhered to:
a. Roof covering: Gemsbok Sand 0.5 IBR
b. Paint colour for facia: One layer Red Oxide
Two layers of Gemsbok Sand QDE GS
c. Paint colour for framework: White
5. The following approved suppliers are recommended:
a. Fanie du Toit Contractors Contact: Anelique 082 3145 6140
b. Carport Brothers: Contact: Stefan 083 554 7782 / 011 782 3184
6. By signing this application form, the applicant acknowledges having read, understood, and accepted the General Terms and Conditions associated with this application.Garden Gate

Gas Installation

1. Application for fitting gas must be made in writing.
2. Specifications of where the gas bottles will be positioned must be indicated on a plan of the unit.
3. Installation may only be done by a qualified installer.
4. The Directors reserve the right to decline any application
5. The applicant understands that, should the installation not conform to Village specifications, the Directors will issue an instruction for the removal at the owners cost.
6. The applicant undertakes to maintain any changes made to the common property and the Directors reserve the right to take any action that may be necessary if this is not done.
7. Gas bottles may not be installed:
a) Less than 1 meter sideways from doors and windows;
b) Less than 2 meters from drains and air vents;
c) Less than 3 meters below windows (unless a non-combustible roof is installed)
d) Less than 1 meter below the property boundary wall (unless it is a fire wall)
e) Less than 5 meters sideways away from a switchable electric point or plug switch)
f) Light bulbs cannot be less than 1.5 meters above a gas bottle.
8. Other installation rules:
a) Only class 1 or 2 copper pipes, or other approved gas piping may be used (Note; this is not the same copper pipping as used by plumbers)
b) Copper pipes going through a wall must be sleeved;
c) Approved flexible gas hose may not be more than two meters long and may not go through any partition (including wood, dry wall, cupboard wall etc.)
9. A Certificate of Conformity for Gas Appliances must be requested from the installer and kept at the unit at all times.
10. A copy of the Certificate of Conformity for Gas Appliances must be handed in at Reception.

Garden Gate Terms and Conditions

1.The gate must be the same height as the picket fence and must appear to be part of the fence.
2. The following approved supplier is recommended:
Du Toit Kontrakteurs: Contact Anelique 082 315 6140 dutoitkontrakteurs@yahoo.com
3. By signing this application form, the applicant acknowledges having read, understood, and accepted the General Terms and Conditions associated with this application.

Louvre Awning Terms and Conditions

1. The louvre awning must be a standard Weather Master Louvre awning.
2. The size that is required must be specified on the quotation.
3. Weather Master Contact 011 624 1110 or 0800 111 222 sales@weathermaster.co.za
4. The louvre awning must be attached from the fascia board.
5. Paint colours must match existing specifications.
6. By signing this application form, the applicant acknowledges having read, understood, and accepted the General Terms and Conditions associated with this application

Patio Blind Terms and Conditions

1. Simple roller blinds with a sling or pulley system, with or without side shutters are acceptable. No other cords may be visible. The Zip Lock system is also approved.
2. The following suppliers have been approved for simple roller blinds:
a. Designa Blinds. Contact Rowan Thackwray 083 225 6731 designablinds@gmail.com
Approved colours for Shearweave range: Linen, White Grey, Charcoal Tan.
b. Chelsea Outdoor Blinds. Contact Chelsea 011 422 3691 or 073 214 1523.cheseablinds@jolynpromotions.co.za Approved colours for Suntex 95 range: Mocha, Sand and White Grey.
c. Cason Blinds and Shutters: Contact Cason 073 666 7061 or 011 462 5979
casonvdhoven@gmail.com Approved colours for Sunweave range: Coffee, Bronze and Vanilla.
3. The following supplier has been approved for the Zip Lock system:
a. DesignaBlinds. Contact Rowan Thackwray 083 225 6731 designablinds@gmail.com Approved colours: Sandy Beige (2135) or Boulder (2171).
4. Applications from other suppliers may be considered provided the style and colours match the existing installations in the Village. Material and colour brochure must be supplied. The quotation must detail the method of attachment and roll up mechanism.
5. By signing this application form, the applicant acknowledges having read, understood, and accepted the General Terms and Conditions associated with this application.

Paving Extension Terms and Conditions

1. The Applications will be evaluated based on the aesthetic appearance.
2. Paving must be edged with a roller course on a cement base.
3. All pavers that are removed belong to the HOA and must be delivered to the service area.
4. Contact the garden committee regarding grass removed from the area to be paved.
5. Colour to match existing paving.
6. The following approved supplier is recommended:
Brick Paving Company Contact: Shaun 083 641 8591
7. By signing this application form, the applicant acknowledges having read, understood, and accepted the General Terms and Conditions associated with this application

Picket Fence Terms and Conditions

1. The wood must be creosote treated and insect resistant.
2. Picket fencing erected on ground level shall be 950mm high x 70mm wide with a 70mm gap between pickets.
3. Picket fencing erected on top of walls shall be 500mm high x 70mm wide with a 70mm gap between pickets.
4. Posts shall be 75mm square steel tubing capped with a steel plate and shall not protrude above the pickets. Cross bars shall be 25mm x 40mm steel tubing set 155mm below the top of the pickets and 135mm above the lower edge of the pickets.
5. By signing this application form, the applicant acknowledges having read, understood, and accepted the General Terms and Conditions associated with this application.

Rain Water Tank Conditions

1. If the application is for a tank located in the unit’s courtyard or garden, the following apply:
1.1 The position of the tank must not hinder access to the geyser cupboard and should not excessively protrude above the courtyard wall.
1.2 In the unit’s garden, the tank must be adjacent to a wall of the unit.
1.3 The majority of the applicant’s immediate neighbours must agree in writing that they do not have any objections to this application being approved; these documents must be submitted with this application.
1.4 A “to scale” plan of the proposed installation must be attached to the application. This must clearly indicate:
1.4.1 The exact position where the tank will be located.
1.4.2 The specification of the tank i.e. its capacity, dimensions, material of construction.
1.4.3 The details to all changes to gutters and downpipes must be shown on an elevation view drawing or a suitable photograph shall be provided.

Approval of such applications will be dealt with by the Infrastructure & Aesthetics Committee.

2 If the application is for a tank located on common property, the following apply:
2.1 The tank must be positioned adjacent to one of the unit’s exterior walls.
2.2 The majority of the applicant’s immediate neighbours must agree in writing that they do not have any objections to this application being approved; these documents must be submitted with this application.
2.3 A “to scale” plan of the proposed installation must be attached to the application. This must clearly indicate:
2.3.1 The exact position on common property where the tank will be located.
2.3.2 The specification of the tank i.e. its capacity, dimensions, material of construction.
2.3.3 The details to all changes to gutters and downpipes must be shown on an elevation view drawing or a suitable photograph shall be provided.

Approval for applications to install a rain water tank on common property will be scrutinized by the Infrastructure & Aesthetics Committee and, if acceptable to them, will be sent to the ORV Board for final approval.

3 The following will apply to all applications to install a tank:
3.1 The supplier’s brochure, showing all full details of the tank to be installed, must be attached to the application.
3.2 Only one of the following colours of the tank are acceptable:
Rusty Brown, Terracotta, and Beige or similar.
The colour must be clearly indicated on the application.
3.3 The colour of the piping from the gutter that feeds rain water into the tank must blend in with the existing exterior wall colour.
3.4 The costs associated with the installation of the tank, including any changes to the gutters and down-pipes, will be for the owner’s account.
3.5 Any damage caused to common property or any other unit during the installation of the tank or the changes required to the gutters and downpipes will be for the owner’s account.
3.6 Under no circumstance may any part of the rain water tank system be connected to the unit’s municipal water system.

By signing this application form, the applicant acknowledges having read, understood, and accepted the General Terms and Conditions associated with this application.

Security Gate Terms and Conditions

1. The application must state whether it is a single door or sliding door.
2. Security gates in the apartment passages must be attached to the door frame flush with the outside edge of the door frame. Security gates may not be attached to the reveal, protrude past the door frame or be installed on brackets.
3. Security gates must match the design of gates already installed on a particular passage of the apartment blocks. All apartment security gates in passages to be white.
4. Security gates installed to the exterior doors/sliding doors must match existing gates.
5. Recommended approved supplier: Du Toit Boukontrakteurs & Projekte, Contact: Anelique 082 315 6140 dutoitkontrakteurs@yahoo.com
6. Other suppliers will be considered as long as the gate design and quality is acceptable.
7. By signing this application form, the applicant acknowledges having read, understood, and accepted the General Terms and Conditions associated with this application

SkyLight

1. Applications are evaluated based on the aesthetic appearance. A picture of the skylight should accompany this application.
2. The skylight should be suitable for tiled roofs.
3. Waterproof seals should be placed against the tiled roof. Any damage caused by a leak in the roof due to the installation of the skylight will be for the account of the owner.
4. The skylight must be approved by the owner’s insurer.
5. The skylight should be reasonably resistant to hail.
6. Only the 500mm OR 700mm skylights may be installed. Mixing the two sizes is not permitted.
7. The colour of the skylight must match the colour of the roof tiles.
8. The skylight should be installed by a contractor who complies with the Occupational Health and Safety Act (Act No 85 of 1993) and regulations, and who is registered and in good standing with the Compensations Commissioner.
9. The contractor shall report to the Village Manager before commencing any installation work.
10. All maintenance work, including the repainting the base, will be done by the owner.
11. A skylight is a permanent fixture and cannot be removed on evacuation sale of the Section.
12. By signing this application form, the applicant acknowledges having read, understood, and accepted the General Terms and Conditions associated with this application.

TV Antenna/Dish Terms and Conditions

1. The owner must indicate the purpose for the antenna or dish.
2. All adjacent and opposite owners must provide written consent that they do not object to the installation of the antenna or dish.
3. Letters of consent must be attached to this application or handed in at reception. Letters of consent must clearly state their unit number.
4. The plan must state how high above the highest point of the roof the antenna or dish will protrude.
5. The proposed new dishes must not exceed in 825 mm diameter. It must also be of the same colour as the existing dishes in the Village.
6. All cabling must be installed through the roof space where possible, and not along the exterior of the walls. Where cabling has to be installed along the exterior walls, every endeavor must be made to match the colour of the exterior wall.
7. Unless a new owner successfully applies to retain the installation, the antenna must be removed when the unit is sold and the unit must be restored to its original condition.
8. The cost of repairs to any damage to the exterior of the building including roof tiles, will be for the unit owner’s account.
9. By signing this application form, the applicant acknowledges having read, understood, and accepted the General Terms and Conditions associated with this application

Other Terms and Conditions

1. All adjacent and opposite owners must provide written consent that they do not object to the changes to the exterior of the building structure.
2. Letters of consent must be attached to this application or handed in at reception. Letters of consent must clearly state their unit number.
3. Building plans need to be passed by the City of Johannesburg for all structural changes to interior of the Section.
4. If building plans need to be approved by the City of Johannesburg, it is the responsibility of the owner to submit such plans. No work may commence before the approved plans have been submitted to the HOA.
5. By signing this application form, the applicant acknowledges having read, understood, and accepted the General Terms and Conditions associated with this application.

The Directors may impose additional specific conditions relevant to the nature of this application.

General Terms & Conditions applicable to this application

1. Application for any change to the Section must be made in writing.
2. The Directors reserve the right to decline any application.
3. No work may commence before the application has been approved.
4. The application must include a site plan of the unit clearly showing the proposed positioning of the installation/change in relation to the unit, road and neighbouring units.
5. A written quotation for the work must accompany the application.
6. The installer must be a reputable company with staff that are qualified to do the work.
7. Specifications for the installation/change must be included in the submission and must conform to the laid down requirements and existing installations/changes in the Village. If possible, a colour brochure from the supplier and/or photographs must be included with the specification.
8. The applicant understands that if the change/installation does not conform to the specifications approved in this application, the Directors can issue an instruction for the removal of the structure at the owners cost.
9. Although the installation/change will be erected on common property, the applicant undertakes to maintain and/or repair the installation at their own cost and the Directors reserve the right to take any action that may be necessary if this is not done.
10. Any damage to the existing structure or common property caused by the installation, or attributable at a later stage to the existence of the installation, must be immediately repaired by the owner, at their cost.
11. Insurance of the installation is the responsibility of the owner and the premiums thereof will be for the owner’s account.
12. The conditions of this application must be part of the deed of any future sale. Future owners must give written acceptance of same before a Clearance Certificate is issued.


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