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Part 7 - Procedural
PART SEVEN: PROCEDURALARTICLE XXVIUSE OF OPINION POLLS
All opinion polls and surveys shall require a response of no less than twenty percent (20%) of the ACTIVE membership to be considered a valid representation of the property owners. All responses to such polls and surveys shall be validated as to whether the opinions or surveys have been submitted by ACTIVE members of the Association.
ARTICLE XXVIIRENUMBERING OF ARTICLES
RENUMBER EXISTING ARTICLES EIGHTEEN (XVIII) THROUGH TWENTY-FOUR (XXIV) to be known as ARTICLES NINETEEN (XIX) THROUGH TWENTY-FIVE (XXV).
Editor's note: Article XXVII above has no validity to the Bylaws as now arranged.
As adopted by the AHPOA members on June 10, 2006
ARTICLE (Part and Article number to be determined)TREATMENT AND CARE OF ANIMALS
SECTION 1. For the purposes of this Article the Aquia Harbour Property Owners Association (AHPOA) hereby adopts Chapter 5, Titled: â€œAnimals and Fowlâ€, of the Code of the County of Stafford, Virginia, in its entirety, dealing with the humane care, treatment, sheltering and feeding of animals. In addition animals may not be tethered or chained for periods of three (3) or more hours in a twenty-four (24) hour period. Animals must be kept in an environment which is sanitary and free of vermin-harboring debris.
SECTION 2. Upon notification of a complaint from a resident, the General Manager shall direct the Code Enforcement Officer (CVO) to inspect the property and conditions suspected of being in violation of Section 1.
SECTION 3. Upon verification of suspected violation(s), the Code Violation Officer shall report the same under current standing procedures.
- (a). In addition, the General Manager shall call the Stafford County Sheriffâ€™s Office, Animal Control Division, and notify them of the suspected violation(s).
- (b). The Legal Compliance Committee of the Aquia Harbour Property Owners Association (AHPOA) shall also be apprised of the suspected violation(s) and take action as may be appropriate.