The desired variety of building facades is achieved from different combinations of similar materials, shapes and colors. The maximum permitted roof gable width (single and double storey) is 8m per roof element. Rough plaster finishes and/or bagging capitalize on the rural imagery of all the chosen styles. Plinths/bases of textured plaster or stone may be used. Brick (face or semi-face) may only be used as identifiable feature walls and must be red in color. Individual feature walls/chimneys in natural stone would be allowed.
• Decorative plaster such as Spanish plaster • Ornate moldings • Pre-cast concrete building elements are discouraged (simple copings, column caps and window sills are in order.) • Face or semi-face brick as main wall element.
• Smooth or textured plaster • Bagged brickwork • Approved coloured plaster • Natural rock
Drilling of new boreholes in Eldo Lakes Estate are prohibited due to the risk of dolomite instability. If permission is obtained from Council by the owner and a certification by a professional registered person is obtained, the HOA will reconsider its position.
The roof can be double or mono pitched and can be varied or simple in shape. Roofs may be hipped or gable ended
The following roof materials are permitted:
Marley (Monarch, Modern) tiles or Coverland (Riviera, Elite) roof tiles or similar approved. Approved colour ranges include black, dark brown, terracotta and in the standard, antique and designer ranges.
Chromadek roof sheeting or similar approved. Approved colour ranges include grey (light to charcoal) and black.
Clay roof tiles No other materials shall be allowed.
Average roof pitches for double pitched roofs to be 55°, 45°, 30° or 25° for the largest part of the roof.
Minimum angle of 15° for mono pitches allowed.
Lean to roofs for covered patios can be as low as 5°
Decorative wrought iron/cast aluminium e.g. Victorian ‘broekie lace’ may not be used.
Roof tiles in colours other than specified.
Marley (Monarch, Modern) tiles or Coverland (Riviera, Elite) roof tiles or similar approved.
Clay roof tiles
Chromadek sheeting of approved colour and any profile.
Flat concrete roofs will only be permitted on a small portion of the building at the discretion of the controlling architect (max 20% of total roof cover). The slope of these roofs must be concealed. Waterproofing must be painted to match the color of the roof or the building and covered with approved stone pebbles or tiles.
Flat metal roofs. (exposed or behind parapet walls)
Eaves may be closed or open. There is no minimum roof overhang.
Natural or painted timber fascias.
GUTTERS & FACIAS
It is a requirement of the dolomite management program that all down pipes must be connected to the storm water system. Rainwater and swimming pool wastewater must be managed by gutters and linked underground to the storm-water system by dumping into the road network. Chromadek gutters must be used.
PVC, Galvanised and painted metal or fibre cement gutters and rainwater pipes.
The local authority by-laws relating to pets will be strictly enforced within the Development.
Without the written approval of the Eldo Lakes Estate no person may keep more than two dogs and two cats on a property.
No poultry, pigeons, aviaries, wild animals or livestock may be kept within the Development.
Pets are not allowed to roam the streets
Pets must be walked on a leash in public open areas
Should any excrement be deposited in a street or other public open areas, the owner of the pet shall immediately remove it.
Every pet must wear a collar with a tag indicating the name, telephone number and address of its owner. Stray pets without identification tags till be apprehended and handed to the Municipal Pound.
Eldo Lakes Estate reserves the right to have a pet removed should it become a nuisance. The removal shall be carried out by an independent contractor contracted by the Eldo Lakes Estate. The costs of the removal shall be for the account of the Member and shall form part of the levy. Eldo Lakes Estate has an unfettered discretion in this regard within the ambit of the law, but will not exercise the said right without first having directed a written notice to the Member furnishing details of the complaint and the complainant and affording the Member a reasonable opportunity to eliminate the cause of the complaint.
Pergolas must be constructed in natural hardwood or mild steel IPE sections and supported on either timber, steel or brick columns. Brick columns may not be less than 345mm square and are limited to the ground floor only. Pergolas to balconies at first floor level must be in timber or mild steel IPE sections. Pergolas may be constructed in timber or mild steel IPE sections beyond the building line provided they form terraces not higher than 500mm above natural ground level. Pergolas within the building line may not at any stage in the future be covered or closed in.
• Decorative wrought iron/cast aluminium e.g. Victorian ‘broekie lace’. • Translucent sheeting • Fixed or fold-away aluminium awnings
• Horizontal folding/sliding canvas shade system • Plain colour canvas
• Balcony and veranda balustrades must be in keeping with the architecture of the house, and must either be in natural or painted hardwood or metal to comply with the list of approved colours. Brickwork balustrades must have either a timber or metal handrail.
• Decorative wrought iron/cast aluminium e.g. Victorian ‘broekie lace’.
• Timber, painted steel aluminium or stainless steel balustrades