Rules & Regulations



We are very proud of this attractive, mobile home community with its pleasant, friendly, and informal atmosphere. We have established high standards for the operation of the park to insure the continuation of a fine, clean community. Our success has been, in large part, due to the fine residents we have here at Holiday Village. All new residents are expected to cooperate in the same way and observe all the park rules and regulations. Consideration and courtesy to others, plus your cooperation in maintaining an attractive home will help sustain our high standards. As you read these rules, we ask that you keep in mind that they are for YOUR PROTECTION. It is these rules and regulations that insure you of a pleasant carefree life style.


  1. “Assessment” or “Maintenance Fee” means a share of the funds required for the payment of common expenses, which is assessed against the unit owner.
  2. “Association” means Holiday Village Association, Inc., a corporation for profit that owns the record interest in the cooperative property and is responsible for the operation of the cooperative.
  3. “Board of Directors” means the Board of Directors of the Association, Inc. responsible for administration of the Association.
  4. “Cooperative” or “Corporation” means Holiday Village Association, Inc., a Florida for profit corporation, the owner of the Park and landlord to Members. 5. “Guest” is defined as a person whose stay at the request of a Resident does not exceed 21 consecutive days or 42 days total in a one-year period, except with written permission of the Board of Directors. Residents must notify the Park office if Guests stay in the Resident’s home without the presence of the Resident.
  5. “Management means Park Manager or Board of Directors.
  6. “Park” means Holiday Village, a Cooperative, a resident-owned mobile home park cooperative.
  7. “Resident” means a shareholder.
  8. “Shareholder” means the person or persons owning a share certificate issued by the corporation pursuant to Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws.
  1. “Unit” means a part of the cooperative property which is subject to exclusive use and possession.
  2. “Unit Owner” means the person holding a share in the cooperative association and a lease that is granted by the association as the owner of the cooperative property.
  3. “Utility Easement” means a 5 foot wide easement on each side of each utility pole.


  1. All applicants for Park admittance will be required to meet certain standards in accordance with the orientation procedures. Prior to purchasing a unit or moving a new home into the Park, all prospective Residents must complete an application for residency, which will include a background and credit check and an interview with the Association’s Screening Committee. The Board of Directors must approve or reject applications for purchase of a share in the Cooperative. All applicants for a share in the Cooperative shall be considered desirable and compatible with the community in order to be approved for admittance and must meet certain financial criteria as established by the Board of Directors.
  2. The Association reserves the right to require a one-time application fee not to exceed the greater of One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) per application, or the maximum cost allowed under 719.106(1)(i), Florida Statutes, to defray any cost associated with the screening process.
  3. The Association reserves the right to refuse admittance to any prospective Resident on the basis of the criteria established to determine the background, character, and financial responsibility of prospective Residents. The failure of any prospective Resident to provide general background information, personal references, proof of financial responsibility and proof of age shall be deemed a cause for refusal of residency. The determination of financial responsibility will be by the Association, which will rely on a reputable credit agency at its discretion.


  1. The following are the setbacks required by the City of Seminole and Holiday Village Association: Front – five (5) feet from the edge of the road; Sides and Rear – five (5) feet from lot lines; all structures must have a minimum of ten (10) foot separation between them.
  2. Mobile home sizes may depend on your lot size. The size of all new installations will be determined by the Board of Directors. All new mobile homes must be approved in writing by the Board of Directors. No mobile homes over five (5) years old, NO RV’s or Park Models are permitted or allowed to be moved into the Park.
  3. Mobile home liability insurance is the responsibility of the Unit Owner.
  4. Tie-downs and blocking must comply with applicable government ordinances. All new homes are required to have skirting in split brick, which needs to include hardware cloth, vented aluminum, or vented vinyl, within ninety (90) days of move-in.
  1. Any modification, addition or exterior improvements to the mobile home must be submitted in writing at least ten (10) days prior to the board meeting, a personal appearance by the shareholder is required at the meeting (Without a personal appearance by the shareholder at the meeting the request WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED). Prior written approval from the Board is required before any work is started. Residents shall contact the appropriate government agencies regarding code requirements and obtain the necessary permits prior to any modification, addition to, exterior improvements or replacement of homes.
  2. The Resident is responsible for the overall appearance of the mobile home. It shall be kept in a state of good repair, neat and clean. Only pastels and earth tone exterior colors are permitted. All exterior colors must be approved in advance by the Board of Directors


  1. The Resident is responsible for waterlines from water shutoff valve to mobile home. The Residents should check outside water faucets frequently for leakage. Residents are asked to conserve water. Excessive use and waste of water results in higher water bills to the Association and may result in increased maintenance fees. Hand watering only is encouraged.
  2. The Resident is responsible for the maintenance or repair of clogged or broken sewer lines from the mobile home to the cleanout. In the event the Resident fails to maintain said lines, the Association may have the necessary repairs made with resulting costs to be assessed against the Resident.
  3. The Resident is responsible for his or her electric lines from the mobile home to include meter-base, meter and backboards. The Association is only responsible for the short poles.
  4. Residents shall not order or contract for any repairs on behalf of the park.
  5. Utility Sheds: Sheds must be five (5) feet from the property line. They must be installed on a four (4) inch thick concrete pad and be tied down. All sheds must be aluminum, rosin or vinyl. NO WOOD OR STEEL SHEDS PERMITTED. The utility sheds presently in the Park may not be transferred from one lot to another lot. City code maximum size is 10 x 12 feet and ten feet high. All utility sheds must be pre-approved by the Association to ensure the size of the lot will accommodate the size of the shed.
  6. Hitches. Hitches must be removed or completely hidden by dense foliage.
  7. Carports and driveways are to be a minimum width of twelve (12) feet. Carports must have gutters, down spouts and also have four (4) inch box beams to support the carport. Driveways must be concrete, asphalt or driveway pavers 3” thick unless prior written permission is obtained from the Board of Directors. 4
  8. Shrubbery, plants, and trees may be planted within the boundary lines of each lot as approved by the Board of Directors and Grounds Committee. All shrubbery, plants, and trees are the responsibility of the Resident on whose lot they are located. In the event a Resident desires to replace an existing tree due to natural damage, the Resident must receive prior written approval from the Board of Directors. Damage can occur to water and sewer lines if the tree is improperly placed. Upon the Resident permanently leaving the park, the plants, shrubbery and trees, if any, become the property of the Association. Permits may be required by the City of Seminole for the removal of certain trees.
  9. The Resident is to be responsible for any damage done to any underground facilities when such damage results from the carelessness, negligence or the deliberate act of the Resident, his guest, invitee or his visitor.
  10. For those Residents desiring a fence, plans must be submitted to the Association for prior written approval before installation. All fence lines will be staked out under the direction of the Grounds Committee. Chain link fences only will be permitted within the Park. Fences are not to exceed a height of forty-eight (48) inches.
  11. Electric and telephone lines are installed at each Unit. Each Resident will make his or her own application for service and will pay all bills rendered by the utility companies. The Resident must check to insure park utilities meet the Resident’s specifications before moving in. Any change will be done at the Resident’s expense. All utility connections must comply with all required governmental laws and ordinances.
  12. The Resident is responsible for the overall appearance of the home site. It shall be kept orderly, neat, clean and free of litter and fallen fruit. Limited lawn service is provided by the Association and is included in the maintenance fee. Weeding and edging that is close to the mobile home and also the general care of flowers, shrubs and trees is the responsibility of the Resident. Trees may only be planted or removed with the prior written approval of the Board of Directors. Upon Board of Directors’ approval to remove a tree, the Resident is responsible for contacting the proper authorities, obtaining all necessary permits and paying any fines incurred for the removal of a tree. Any damage caused by the plants of the Resident shall be the sole responsibility of the Resident. If a Resident fails to trim, weed, and take care of his shrubs and flowers, even in his or her absence when leaving the Park for an extended period of time, the Association may have the necessary maintenance carried out with resulting costs to be assessed against the Resident.
  13. The Association encourages improvements to your home, such as patios, raised porches, awnings, carports, and storage sheds because these improvements make your home substantially more attractive and in addition, they improve the appearance of the entire community. Before any work is contracted by the Resident, prior written approval must be received from the Board of Directors. All applicable State, County and City permits must be obtained by the Resident at the Resident’s expense prior to the commencement of the work. Copies of permits must be delivered to the office prior to installation or approval will be void.
  14. Clotheslines may be permitted provided they are the folding tree type, approved by the Board of Directors prior to installation, and placed to the side or rear of the mobile home. 5
  15. Towels, rugs, rags or wearing apparel of any kind are not allowed to be hung on the home, fence, awning, portable rack or anywhere else on the lot, with the exception of the clothesline. No trash, recyclable materials, car parts, tires, household items, appliances or refuse of any kind are allowed on the Lot. Only furniture specifically designed for outside use is allowed outside the mobile home.
  16. To avoid fire hazards and to promote safety, the space immediately under the home shall not be used for storage. Patios/carports may not be used for storage and storage on lots is prohibited, unless written approval is received from the Board of Directors. There will be no storage around or under the home or on carports of any items that are highly flammable or combustible or items which would attract wildlife or rodents. Any fuel for individually owned generators must be stored in approved containers in the Resident’s shed. Any and all items stored must be in a neat and tidy manner and not unsightly.
  17. All jacuzzis, hot tubs must be approved in writing by the Board of Directors and must be in a fenced in yard and must be approved in writing by the board. The only exception is small plastic kiddie pools. All kiddie pools must be emptied every night.
  18. A TV satellite dish antenna may be installed outside of a unit. Such dish antenna may not be installed in the easement.
  19. Hurricane protection on windows and doors must be painted to blend with the color of mobile home.
  20. Home sites are for Residents only and are not allowed to be used for business. A business is identified as any commercial enterprise which has one or more of the following characteristics: a. Is required to be licensed by local or state law. b. Requires traffic from outside the Community to enter for the purpose of dealing with said business. c. Requires any type of sign (except as permitted for the sale of the home) or advertising on the exterior of the home.
  21. Garage Sales: A Resident may conduct only one (1) garage or yard sale per month. Garage or yard sales may not exceed three (3) days. Residents must clean up their carport and/or yard by dusk on the last day of sale.


  1. The speed limit within the Park is 15 mph. Signs are posted accordingly. This is for everyone’s safety. Residents should advise their Guests of the 15 mph limit.
  2. Pedestrians and bicycles have the right-of-way. 6
  1. Mopeds and scooters are allowed in the Park by licensed drivers only. Motorcycles are allowed only by prior written approval of the Board. No one under the age of Eighteen (18) is allowed to operate golf carts or motorcycles within the Park.
  2. The Association specifically reserves the right to restrict the operation of all delivery transportation or other vehicular traffic within the Park which the Association deems to be detrimental to the interest of safety and traffic control, the well-being of the Residents and preservation of the Park grounds and streets.
  3. Licensed automobiles, vans and light pickup trucks up to and including the three-quarter ton category will be allowed in the Park. Larger trucks, buses, motor homes, cargo trailers, utility trailers, or travel trailers owned by Residents or Guests, are not permitted in the Park, except to load or unload at your home. All Residents within the Park shall have on file in the Park’s office current vehicle registration information.
  4. A Resident may park a covered boat/jet ski under their carport, as long as his vehicles can still be parked in the driveway not on the grass. All boats/jet skis’ are to be registered with the Park office. A copy of the boat/jet ski title and current trailer registrations, showing the boat/jet ski is in the Resident’s name, along with a picture of the boat/jet ski must be provided to the Park office. A boat/jet ski storage agreement must be completed and signed by each Resident storing his boat/jet ski under the carport of his Unit. A boat/jet ski cannot be stored on a lot which does not have a carport, and must be on a trailer.
  5. No commercial type of vehicle will be parked on a home site for more than twenty-four (24) hours, except by written approval of the Association.
  6. Parking on the streets or grass at anytime is not permitted. Parking in a neighbor’s driveway without written approval filed with the office is also not permitted. Residents must park in their driveways clear of the road. No one is allowed to park in their yards, front, side or back at any time.
  7. Sleeping or living in recreational vehicles is not permitted in the Park.
  8. Visitor and Guest parking is located adjacent to the office as marked by the parking spaces.
  9. Other than emergency procedures such as a flat tire, no repairs are to be made to a vehicle in the park. The vehicle should be quiet enough when running as to not disturb the other Residents.




  1. Children in the Park under the age of 18 are to be supervised by an adult at all times for their safety and welfare. They are to ride their bikes in a safe manner and observe all traffic signs and traffic patterns. They are not to trespass or cut through other Residents’ lots. All bikes must have lights/reflectors if being used at night.
  2. Health department regulations require visiting children to be limited to two per bedroom in the mobile home they are visiting.


  1. Residents are responsible for their Guests’ actions. Therefore, they should see that their Guests are aware of the park rules and regulations. 2. Guests are permitted to stay up to 21 consecutive days and not to exceed a total of 42 days in a one year period, except by written authority of the Board of Directors. If written approval is to be granted for an extension of this time period, the Guest must be screened by the Association’s Screening Committee. Guests are also permitted to reside in a Resident’s home while the Resident is not residing in his home only if the Park office has been notified, in writing.
  2. Roomers or boarders are not considered Guests and are not permitted to stay in a Resident’s Unit, except by prior written approval of the Board of Directors.
  3. Residents must notify the Park Office of all Guests remaining in a Resident’s home for more than 48 hours.


  1. Only two animals, either dogs or house cats, are allowed per Unit. Dogs may not weigh more than forty (40) pounds at maturity. Pets are not permitted to roam free in the Park. When a pet is outside of the mobile home, they must at all times be on a leash, unless you have a chain link fenced yard.
  2. All pet waste must be cleaned up promptly and dispose of the waste properly. Animals should be walked in the common areas and not on other Residents lots. All pets must have animal rabies immunization, and the owners of said animals must have in their possession, current certificates of such immunization and all dogs shall have name tags in case they become lost. Dog tags and immunization dates must be registered at the Park office.
  3. Guests are not allowed to bring Pets into the Park, without the prior written approval of the Board of Directors. If the approval is granted, all pet rules in place at that time are to be followed. 8


  1. The laundry room is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for the use of the Residents and Guests.
  2. Children are not allowed in the laundry room unless accompanied by a Resident above the age of 18 years for their safety and welfare. Only U.S. currency will work in the machines. Clothes are to be removed from the machines as soon as the cycles are finished. Drying clothes on patios or carports is not permitted.


  1. Every Resident has a responsibility to help keep the community clean and neat. Proper disposal of garbage and refuse is important to our health.
  2. Arrangements for trash pick up is the responsibility of the Resident. Trash is collected twice a week and must be put in trash cans or plastic bags. Residents are required to provide their own trash receptacles, and are to be kept hidden from view.
  3. No burning of trash, leaves or other material is allowed. This also includes burning of trash, leaves or other materials in any type of fire pits.
  4. All refuse, grass cuttings, leaves, trimmings, etc. must be placed in plastic bags, tied securely in 3 feet lengths and held for pickup.
  5. Large branches, scrap wood, old furniture, appliances or other large items must be disposed of by Residents at their own expense. 6. Any waste materials resulting from home renovations must be removed and disposed of by the contractor or Unit Owner. They must not be disposed of in the Park dumpsters. Unit Owners may need to rent a dumpster, at their own expense, if they are making extensive renovations to their existing mobile home. The rental dumpster may be parked in the Resident’s driveway during renovation up to 60 days. The Resident will need to notify the office if he is planning on placing a dumpster on his lot.
  6. Hazardous waste products must not be placed in the dumpster. These are to be disposed of at a hazardous waste disposal site.


  1. Soliciting, peddling, or such other commercial enterprises within the community are not permitted. Notify the Association immediately if solicitors are observed in the Park. This rule shall not be deemed to inhibit the right of Residents to peaceably assemble and communicate as provided by Florida Statutes Chapter 719 or 723. 9


  1. If a Unit Owner has a prospective buyer and a deposit is made by that prospective buyer, the Unit Owner must arrange for an interview by the Screening Committee for the prospective buyer.
  2. Closing of Sale: In private sales by Unit Owners the Park office must be advised forty-eight (48) hours in advance of the closing date and time of sale.


  1. Any mobile home owner who lawfully terminates his or her lease and intends to remove his or her mobile home from the Park shall provide to the Association not less than thirty (30) days prior written notice of removal date. The mobile home owner shall be responsible for any and all loss or damage caused by removal of his or her mobile home. The Association shall require a US $500.00 damage deposit before removal begins. The mobile home owner is responsible for properly tying off utility lines, removing debris, and leaving the mobile home site in a clean and orderly condition. The mobile home owner is also responsible for treating the lot for termite and other pest infestations after the removal of the mobile home. The mobile home owner shall not remove, damage or destroy the foundation slab. The Park office must be notified at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the removal of the mobile home. The Association will supervise the removal of the mobile home from the Park.


  1. Residents are responsible for complying with all applicable laws, ordinances and regulations of the City, County and State.
  2. The Association shall not be responsible for loss or damage caused by accident, fire, theft or act of God to any mobile home or personal property left by Residents or their Guests on the premises.
  3. The Association shall not be liable for accident or injury to life or property through the use by Residents or their Guests of the recreational facilities. Residents and their Guests avail themselves of these facilities at their own risk.
  4. Seasonal Residents are requested to leave a forwarding address and phone number for any mail or telephone calls that may be received at the Association office on their behalf.

XVII. COMMON EXPENSES/ASSESSMENTS/FEES 1. Unit owners shall be responsible for a monthly assessment payable in U.S. currency on the first day of each month to the Association for the expenses associated with the common elements of the property. The total assessment amount is divided equally between the Unit Owners to provide funds for the maintenance, repair, operation and replacement of common property. The assessment also provides funds for carrying out the duties of the Association and any other expenses designated by the Association as common expenses. The Association makes a determination annually as to the amount of expenses and the pro rata share of each Unit Owner. The annual assessment is made part of the Association annual budget.


  1. The Association shall, upon failure of the Unit Owner to pay his or her pro rata share of the common expense assessment, have a lien placed on each such cooperative parcel for the amount of the unpaid assessment, plus interest. The Association shall retain the right to bring other legal action against each and any Resident for enforcement of the lien and shall be entitled to all attorneys’ fees and costs associated with any action. The legal remedy stated herein does not preclude the Association from any and all other remedies available to it provided by laws of the State of Florida and otherwise. F.S. 719.108(4).


  1. In the event you have called for fire or police assistance, notify an officer or member of the Board of Directors immediately as soon as reasonably practicable thereafter.
  2. In the event of an emergency, the Association shall have the right to enter upon the property of a Resident and take whatever steps it deems necessary to protect the property of Residents and/or the Association. The cost of effecting any such emergency actions shall be assessed against the Resident.
  3. Inside the Clubhouse and the Park Office are to be non-smoking areas.


  1. The Association may levy reasonable fines against a Unit Owner for failure of the Unit Owner, or its occupant, licensee or invitee, to comply with any provision of the declaration, the Association Bylaws, Cooperative Documents or rules of the Association. No fine will become a lien against a unit. No fine may exceed $100.00 per violation. A fine may be levied on the basis of each day of a continuing violation, with a single notice and opportunity for hearing with the Park Resolution Committee, provided that no such fine shall in the aggregate exceed $1,000.00. Nor may any be levied except after giving reasonable notice and opportunity for a hearing to the Unit Owner and, if applicable, its licensee or invitee, pursuant to Chapter 719.303 (3), Florida Statute The hearing shall be held before a committee of other Unit Owners. The party against whom the fine is sought to be levied shall be afforded an opportunity for hearing after reasonable notice of not less than fourteen (14) days and said notice shall include:
  1. Residents expressly covenant to use the premises as a site of a single family mobile home residence and for no other purpose.
  2. Residents shall pay to the Association a late payment charge in the amount of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) on any and all payments made more than ten (10) calendar days after the due date thereof under the terms and conditions of the Master Proprietary Lease, and any and all other Association documents as amended from time to time.
  3. Residents shall pay the Association the current rate charged by the Association’s bank for each returned check by the bank, for any reason whatsoever, under the terms and conditions of the Master Proprietary Lease, Promissory Note and any and all other corporate documents as amended from time to time. In addition, a late payment charge will be assessed, if applicable.


  1. All notices directed to the Park Owner should be addressed to: Holiday Village Association, Inc., 6580 Seminole Boulevard, Seminole, Florida, 33772.
  2. All notices required under these Rules and Regulations shall be in writing and delivered either by hand or first class mail to Resident’s Park address If the Resident is a seasonal Resident and is out of the Park when the notices are sent, the notice will be sent to their out-of-state address on file in the Association office. The Association shall give all Residents notice and opportunity as necessary to cure Residents’ failure to comply with these Rules and Regulations before taking any further action as provided in Chapter 719, Florida Statutes. Notice shall be deemed given when mailed by certified mail or hand delivered and signature received.


  1. The failure of the Association to enforce any of the Rules and Regulations shall not be deemed as a waiver of the right to enforce the Rules and Regulations at a later date. The Association shall not be liable for its failure to enforce any rule or regulation.
  2. In the event any rule or regulation is held invalid or unenforceable, said invalidity shall not affect the remaining Rules and Regulations.
  3. All mobile homes are expected to be maintained as set forth in these Rules and Regulations. All mobile home owners whose mobile home is not so maintained will be notified in writing that they shall be required to make such corrections and repairs as are necessary. The failure or refusal to do so after proper written notice shall be considered a violation of the Rules and Regulations.
  4. The Association shall enforce these rules in conformity with the provisions of Florida Statute 719.303, Florida Administrative Code 61B-23.005, as the same may be amended from time to time, the Master Proprietary Lease, Bylaws, Articles of Incorporation and the Rules and Regulations of the Association.
  5. Neighborhood disputes are not the concern of the Association, unless the community is involved. Personality conflicts are not under the purview of the Association.
  6. Complaints from the Residents must be submitted in writing and signed by the Residents making the complaint. Complaint forms are available at the Park office during normal business hours. No complaint will be addressed by the Association unless made in writing and delivered to the Association.
  7. When a Resident files a written complaint with the Board of Directors by certified mail, the Board of Directors shall respond in writing to the complainant within thirty (30) days of receipt of the complaint. The Board of Directors’ response shall either give a substantive response to the complainant, notify the complainant that a legal opinion has been requested, or notify the complainant that advice has been requested from the Division of Florida Land sales, Condominiums and Mobile Homes. If the Board of Directors requests advice from the Division, the Board of Directors shall, within ten (10) days of its receipt of the advice, provide in writing a substantive response to the complainant. If a legal opinion is requested, the Board of Directors shall, within sixty (60) days after the receipt of the complaint, provide in writing a substantive response to the complainant.


  1. No noxious, offensive, dangerous or unsafe activity will be carried out on or in any unit, the common elements, or the limited common elements, nor will anything be done therein either willfully or negligently, which may be or become an annoyance to the other Residents. No Resident will make or permit any disturbing noises by himself, his family, his servants, employees, agents, visitors and licensees, nor do or permit anything to be done by such persons that will interfere with the rights, comforts or convenience of other Residents.
  2. Report vandalism of private property or community property or any type of disturbance or unusual activity within the Park promptly to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Department.
  3. Rule infractions shall be brought to Resident’s attention as part of the Association services.
  4. The Association is obligated to respond to only one written inquiry per Unit in any given thirty (30) day period. In such case, any additional inquiry or inquiries must be responded to in the subsequent thirty (30) day period, or periods, as applicable.
  5. Noise. Please be considerate of your neighbors. Special care is needed to keep the level of Televisions, radios, stereos, etc., low between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 9:00 a.m.
  6. Loud and/or abusive language and/or public drunkenness will not be tolerated.
  7. In the event you have called for fire, police, or ambulance assistance, notify the Park office as soon thereafter as is practicable. 13
  8. Residents are requested to notify the office when leaving their home for more than a twoweek period. We recommend that you shut off your water and gas supply to your home while you are away.

Important Phone Information: Holiday Village Association Office Hours 8 AM till NOON Monday – Friday Phone: 727-392-6584 Fax: 727-392-4016 Email: [email protected] Website: (there is an overnight drop box for after hour notices)

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Department Non emergency line 727-582-6200

Waste Management Garbage Set up 727-572-8779

TECO Gas Gas Set up 727-826-3333

Duke Energy Electric Set up 727-443-2641

Brighthouse Networks Phone, Internet and Cable Set up 727-224-3198

Verizon Telephone Phone and/or Cable Set up 800-483-4000

Permitting – City of Seminole 727-392-1966

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