Construction Regulations

CONSTRUCTION REGULATIONS

The following are regulations for any construction to any unit in Palm Worth. After it has been determined what work is going to be done to your unit, the following must be done prior to initiating any work within your unit.

The following items must be turned into the management office for the approval of the BOD (Board of Directors). No work may be started until such time that you have a letter of approval to proceed with the modification of your residence. The Town of Palm Beach requires that a permit be secured for any construction work (please speak with the Town to make sure that you are required to have a permit). Painting does not require a permit. The BOD must approve your plans prior to submitting an application for a permit.

  1. A letter from the shareholder stating in detail what modifications/improvements are going to be done.
  2. If you are planning on replacing windows and/or doors you must meet with or contact the committee (doors & windows) to make sure that your plan complies with allowable doors and windows as approved by the cooperative. If the shareholder is installing new flooring cork underlay must be installed for soundproofing (excluding units on first floor).
  3. The name of the responsible contractor and any subcontractors which shall include all licenses from the City/Town; County and State as may be required. A copy of both liability, workers compensation and automobile insurance.

Upon written approval from the BOD, the following will be required:

  1. A copy of the permit supplied by the Town of Palm Beach.
  2. A check for security in the amount of $300.00 from the shareholder, which will be returned upon inspection of elevators and walkways (up to ten days after completion of construction).

The following rules must be observed at all times:

  1. Contractors must park their vehicle(s) in “Guest” parking spaces only front end in (do not back into spaces).
  2. Shareholder must call the office at least 48 hours in advance if the elevator is being used to transport materials so that elevator padding may be installed in elevator.
  3. Weight restrictions must be observed when using elevators.
  4. Contractors may not hold elevators for any length of time. Residents have priority over contractors for use of elevators.
  5. No work may be started before 9:00 a.m. or after 5:00 p.m. All work must stop no later than 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
  6. No work is permitted on Sundays or Holidays.
  7. Any major work cannot be started before April 30thand must be completed by October 31st.
  8. No construction materials or trash may be placed in the association’s trash containers.
  9. Contractors must remove all trash at the end of each workday.
  10. No dumpsters are allowed on the property without the express permission of the management.
  11. Contractor must sweep all walkways and elevators on which they move materials and or trash.
  12. No materials may be stored outside of unit.
  13. No contractor may block walkways in any manner.
  14. UNDER NO CONDITIONS MAY ANY SMOKE DETECTOR BE REMOVED FROM WALL OR DISCONNECTED. IF CONSTRUCTION CAUSES DUST, SMOKE DETECTOR MUST BE COVERED WITH PLASTIC BAGGIE OR COVER SO AS NOT TO CREATE A FALSE ALARM. IF FOR ANY REASON AN ALARM IS SET OFF, SHAREHOLDER WILL BE BILLED FOR THE SERVICE CALL TO CORRECT THE ISSUE.
  15. If you have any problems contact the manager at once, if manager is not available contact any board member who may be on property. The shareholder is responsible for the actions of the contractor(s).

 

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