The House Rules and Regulations, (hereafter referred to as “HOUSE RULES”), adopted by the Board of Directors of the Condominium Corporation pursuant to the Master Deed with Declaration of Restrictions, govern and regulate the use and occupancy of the individual units and common areas to:
ensure the efficient and orderly management and operation of the condominium buildings, for the health, safety and welfare of all residents;
ensure the right to the peaceful and quiet enjoyment of all residents of their respective units and the common areas;
maintain the aesthetic appearance and soundness of the structures and facilities within the premises; and
enhance the value of the property.
All owners/lessees, occupants of the building, guests, visitors, building personnel, contractors and service providers are required to follow and comply with the governing House Rules to avoid inconvenience and embarrassment as a consequence of violation/s to the provisions of the House Rules. The Board of Directors (the “Board”) of the CONDOMINIUM CORPORATION (the “Corporation”) shall have full authority and primary responsibility to implement these House Rules which are supplemental to the By-laws and the Master Deed, and should be interpreted in relation thereto. The Board may, however, delegate this authority to any one of its officers, or to a duly appointed Property Manager, to act as Administrator on its behalf in the implementation of these House Rules. These House Rules and Regulations shall be interpreted by giving the plain and simple meaning to the language contained therein and shall be applied in a reasonable manner.
USE OF INDIVIDUAL UNITS
Use of the units will follow exclusively to that application as described in the Master Deed with Declaration of Restrictions. Each unit will be used and/or occupied based on the type of such unit as intended and described in the Master Deed with Declaration of Restrictions. All building residents, unit owners and their respective employees must comply with the rules and regulations set forth by the Condominium Corporation.
Each of the residential units will be occupied purely for residential purposes.
The unit owner/resident shall keep his unit in good condition and in a manner that shall not prejudice the other unit owners or residents.
The unit owner/resident shall not introduce any improvement, alteration or addition to their units without prior written consent or approval from the Property Management Office. Alterations or improvements done without prior written consent shall be subject to dismantling and demolition, if found to be detrimental to the building structure. The cost of dismantling shall be for the account of the unit owner in addition to a penalty of not less than Php5,000.00 that shall be imposed depending on the gravity of the offense.
No unit will be subdivided into smaller units nor will such unit be partitioned either judicially or extra- judicially, among the co-owners.
Unit owners/residents of units are not permitted to do anything wherein any obstruction, restriction or hindrance may be caused to the entrances, exits, hallways, passages, stairways, fire exits and fire escapes, vestibules, lobbies, sidewalks, driveways, parking spaces or any part or area of common use and ownership.
The unit will not be used for any purpose, which may hurt the reputation of the condominium, disturb the peace of the residents or cause depreciation of its property value.
Unit owners/residents shall at all times be responsible for the behavior and conduct of their own children staying with them, and shall ensure their children’s compliance with the House Rules and Regulations. The unit owner/resident shall see to it that children staying with them do not undertake activities that are offensive to the other unit owners/residents or that cause damage to common areas.
Children are discouraged to play or loiter at the hallways, driveways and parking areas for safety purposes.
Children are not allowed to use the common areas for any activity that may endanger their, and other’s, health and well-being or which shall likely cause damage to the property of others.
Unit Owners and their Visitors are not allowed to make excessive noise that may disturb surrounding units. Noise from televisions, radios, stereos, musical instruments, social activities and other domestic situations must be kept at reasonable levels to avoid disturbing other residents.
Cycling, roller blading, skating, skateboarding and the like in the driveways are allowed only at certain periods of the day that the Property Management Office may prescribe. Cycling in the garden areas is strictly prohibited. Cyclists must not obstruct the flow of traffic and must always give way to motor vehicles. The Property Management Office reserves the right to prohibit cycling, etc., whenever it deems the driveway unsafe for cyclists or pedestrians.
All motor vehicles of unit owners/residents must be equipped with suitable muffler or noise-deadening devices. In no case shall smoke-belching vehicles be allowed within the compound.
Nothing will be done or kept in any part of the condominium building which will increase the rate of the insurance on the building or on any other unit, except by prior written consent of the Condominium Corporation which it may, in its absolute discretion withhold, and of the unit owners or residents effected thereby. Any such increase in insurance premium will be charged to the delinquent unit owner or resident, and assessed as Separate Expense. In no event may anything be done or kept in any part of the condominium buildings or in any unit, which will result in the cancellation of any insurance on the buildings, or on any units.
All radios, television sets or other electrical equipment of any kind or nature installed or used within each unit will fully comply with all the rules, regulations, requirements or recommendations of the fire insurer and the public authorities having jurisdiction thereof. The unit owners and/or residents, as the case may be, will be solely liable for any damage or injury caused by the installation, operation and use of any radios, television sets, or other electrical equipment within their respective units.
Nothing must be hung or displayed on the windows and doors outside the units or on any part of the areas of common use. No shades, venetian blinds, awnings or window guards shall be installed on the exterior portion of the unit or the condominium buildings.
No Unit Owner / resident shall permit any clothes, sheets, blankets, rugs or laundry of any kind to be hung or displayed on the outside of their unit and laundry cages. This restriction shall apply with or without provision of laundry cages. Unit Owners or residents shall use their own laundry machines with drier or avail of the laundry services specifically provided for the community.
Curtains, shades and venetian blinds that will be hung on the windows inside the units shall be of color white or off-white on the side exposed to the outside of the unit.
The electricity supplied to residential units is 220 volts single-phase. Unit owners must not exceed the loads prescribed for each unit type.
One (1) telephone outlet and one (1) CATV coaxial antenna outlet are provided for each unit. Application for the subscription and connection to the service providers shall be the responsibility of the unit owner/ resident. All related fees and charges shall be for the account of the unit owner/resident.
No unit owner or resident shall send any maintenance personnel or employee of the Condominium Corporation out of the compound on a private errand. For emergency cases, the unit owner / resident may course such requests through the Property Management Office.
MOVE-IN AND MOVE-OUT PROCEDURES
PROCEDURES FOR MOVE-IN
For Unit Owners
All obligations with the Developer and the Condominium Corporation regarding the unit must be settled.
The unit must already be turned-over and accepted by the unit owner.
Prior to any move-in, a unit owner must accomplish the following at least three (3) days before the scheduled move-in:
Register with the Property Management Office and provide the names of unit residents;
Payment of turnover fees in the amount approved and prescribed by the Condominium Corporation;
Submit the list of items to be brought inside the premises; and
The names and details of the authorized parties who will conduct the move-in.
Other pertinent documents to be filled out provided by the Property Management Office
The above requirements shall be submitted to the Property Management Office for clearance then will be referred to the Engineering/Security for the necessary forms and approvals to be issued and assistance to be arranged for the move-in date.
For tenants/lessees, the following shall also be accomplished 3 days prior to move-in:
Written advice or notice from the unit owner stipulating the tenants’/lessees’ responsibilities as regards to the dues, fees, etc.
A copy of the notarized Lease Agreement between the unit owner and the tenant/lessee.
Register with the Property Management Office and provide the names of unit residents;
Settle all previous and current association dues, including penalties, interests and/or assessments;
Submit the list of items to be brought inside the premises; and
Submit the names and details (type of vehicle, plate no., etc) of the authorized parties who will conduct the move-in.
Secure a Resident’s Manual from PMO and submit a certification that said Manual has been read and understood.
Move in time is strictly from 8:00AM to 5:00PM only.
PROCEDURES FOR MOVE-OUT
All move-out activities must be pre-arranged with the Property Management Office. A 5 days advance notice must be given by the occupant prior to any move-out.
Approval of move-out clearance is only from Mondays to Fridays during office hours.
An accountability clearance shall be processed by the Property Management Office to collate all accountabilities of the unit owner/lessee that have to be settled prior to move-out. As soon as all accounts have been paid, the unit owner/lessee may move-out provided a list of all items to be taken out with corresponding schedule is submitted at least three (3) days prior to vacating the unit. The Property Manager will refer the matter to the Security for implementation.
For tenants/lessees, a written clearance must be secured from the unit owner.
Forms for gate passes shall be completed.
Move out time is strictly from 8:00AM to 5:00PM only.
ASSESSMENT FEES AND OTHER CHARGES
All unit owners will be proportionately liable for the common area expenses of duly approved condominium project that will be assessed proportionate to such member’s appurtenant propriety interest or participation in the Corporation. This will be paid to the Condominium Corporation.
Condominium dues will be billed on monthly basis and are payable within the period set by the Property Management Office.
All payments by check shall be made payable to your CONDOMINIUM CORPORATION of residence.
All unit owners are bound to pay promptly all assessments on the dates they fall due. In the event of delinquency, a penalty charge and interest rate as approved by Condominium Corporation per month shall be imposed until the arrears are fully paid or settled. Disconnection of utilities will also be imposed on delinquent accounts aside from the penalties. Unit owners are required to pay a reconnection fee for disconnected utilities.
Adverse claims against unit owner/resident who fail to pay for two (2) consecutive months will be registered on titles and enforced by foreclosure proceedings.
Use of amenities and other facilities may be restricted due to non-payment of condominium dues, utilities and other regular or special assessments.
DETAILS OF ASSESSMENTS
REGULAR ASSESSMENT FOR OPERATING EXPENSES – The Property Management Office, as approved by the Board, will prepare an estimate of the operating expenses of the Corporation to include but not be limited to:
MAINTENANCE AND ORDINARY REPAIRS of utilities, services, furniture, equipment and any other cost required for the proper operation of the common areas of the condominium or for the enforcement of the Building Rules and Regulations;
FEES AND/OR SALARIES of managerial, legal, accounting, engineering, and other professional or technical personnel or entities employed or retained by the Board to assist in management of the condominium project;
EXPENSES FOR MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF A PARTICULAR UNIT that the Board considers will protect the common areas or safeguard the value and attractiveness of the project. This will result if an owner fails or refuses to perform such works within the time fixed in the written notice of the Board provided that the Board will thereafter assess said expenses to the members owning such unit.
SHARE IN COMMON AREA UTILITIES EXPENSES – the said shall be billed based on the actual utility expenses of the community’s common areas levied upon by the respective utility service providers. Ie. Water, electricity
REGULAR ASSESSMENT FOR CAPITAL EXPENDITURES
The Board will levy upon each member, an annual assessment for the purpose of establishing and maintaining a special fund for the capital expenditures on the common areas of the project;
This includes the cost of extraordinary repairs, reconstruction or restoration necessitated by damage, depreciation, obsolescence, expropriation or condemnation as well as the cost of improvements or additions;
The Board may also use this fund to advance the cost of repairs or restoration of particular units after damage or destruction when authorized by the members in regular or special meetings called for the purpose, provided that said expenses will thereafter be assessed against the members owning such units.
JOINING FEE – Prior to the transfer of possession of the unit to a buyer thereof, the latter will be assessed an amount to be determined by the Property Management as joining fee for the establishment of the Condominium Corporation and to cover its pre-operating expenses .
SPECIAL AND OTHER ASSESSMENTS – The Board may further levy such special and other assessment rate as are specifically provided for in the Master Deed and Declaration of Restrictions of the condominium project. Special assessments are but not limited to:
Real Property Tax (RPT) on Common Areas. RPT shall be billed and collected prior to actual payment to Treasurer of City Hall in order to avail of regular discounts and to avoid financial stress on the part of the Condominium Corporation.
Insurance for the entire condominium common areas against loss by fire and other casualty risks to the full replacement value as well as other risks to be determined by the Board. Insurance premium for the individual condominium units shall be for unit owners’ account.
If a member defaults in the payment of any assessment duly levied in accordance with the Master Deed and Declaration of Restrictions and the Condominium Corporation’s By-laws, the Board may enforce collection thereof by any of the remedies provided by the Condominium Act and other pertinent laws;
In addition, if the member’s condominium unit in the project is being leased and his default has lasted for more than thirty (30) days, the Board may, at its option, demand and receive from his lessee, up to an amount sufficient to pay the assessment including interest, if any.
And any such payment of rent to the Board will be sufficient discharge of such lessee as between the lessee and the member to the extent to the amount so paid.
For this purpose, the members of the Corporation hereby bind themselves to incorporate a provision to this effect in the Lease Contract, if any, of their units in the Condominium.
The Board may make such improvements and additions to the common areas of the property as it deems necessary, provided that the same can be paid out of the Corporation’s special fund for capital expenditures. Further, the cost of such improvements and additions in any one instance do not exceed an amount to be set by the Board.
Improvements or additions to the common areas costing more than the aforementioned amount set by the Board in the immediately preceding paragraph, must be approved by majority of the members present in a regular or special meeting called for the purpose, before improvements or additions are made.
In the event that any member and/or his tenant or lessee fails or refuses to comply with any limitation, restriction, covenant, or condition of the Master Deed with Declaration of Restrictions, or with the House Rules, within the time fixed in the notice given to the member by the Board, the Board, or its duly authorized representative will have the right:
To enter the unit of such defaulting member in which or as to which such violation exists and to summarily abate and remove, at the expense of the member owning the unit, any structure, thing or condition constituting the violation, and the Board or its duly authorized representative, will not hereby be deemed guilty of trespass;
To enjoin, abate, or remedy the continuance of such breach or violation by appropriate legal proceedings;
To withhold the use of service connections for utilities such as electricity, telephone and water supply to the unit/s of the defaulting member until such default is remedied;
The Board will assess all expenses incurred in abatement of the violation, including interest, costs and attorney’s fee against the defaulting member;
By way of penalty, the Board may, in its discretion, also impose upon the defaulting member liquidated damages in such amount as it may deem proper according to the gravity of the violation;
To withhold the use and grant of amenities to such as the swimming pool, gym, function halls etc.
The unit owners and residents shall provide, at their own expense, trash bags and bins to hold and contain garbage inside their respective units. Refuse must be thrown at the designated garbage bins/depositories after separating biodegradable (nabubulok), non-biodegradable (di nabubulok), and recyclable (kalakal) black plastic bags for non-biodegradable, white for biodegradable, and any other colored bags for recyclable.
Biodegradable – food waste, paper waste, etc.
Non-biodegradable – Plastic bags, diaper, sanitary napkins, electronics, etc.
Recyclable – bottles, other plastic products, other paper products, etc.
All unit owners and residents shall bring their garbage to the designated garbage bins at specific hour set by PMO. No unit owner or resident shall leave their garbage in hallways , fire exits of fire escape or unit front door. Violations are subject to penalties.
Bottles, cans and fragile, breakable or rigid containers must be tightly sealed in plastic bags and brought to the designated disposal area. Only duly authorized garbage collector(s) shall be allowed to collect garbage from the condominium building.
It is strictly prohibited to dump or burn in any of the common areas or in the trash receptacles located at the common areas of the building. This includes cigarette butts, candy wrappers, etc.
Dumping of loose trash in the garbage depository is prohibited. All garbage must be properly placed inside the garbage bins. Dumping of garbage outside the garbage bins is a littering violation and is subject to penalties.
The unit owners/residents shall ensure that the contents of trash receptacles for disposal do not contain items of value or property. The Condominium Corporation or Property Management Office including Security, Janitorial and Maintenance contractors will not be responsible for the loss of such items.
Wet and dry garbage shall be stored separately to properly manage waste disposal. Use of black garbage plastic bags for wet garbage and white garbage plastic bags for dry garbage is encouraged.
Unit owners and residents of units must observe the following procedures with respect to garbage disposal:
Wrap dust and powdered waste in compact packages before disposal;
Thoroughly drain and wrap in paper all wet garbage before placing them in the plastic bags approved by the Property Management Office and dispose in garbage depository;
Crush all loose papers into bundles before placing the same in garbage bags;
Refrain from depositing waste that are explosive or flammable in nature inside units or in any other area in the condominium buildings, or disposing the same at the garbage depository.
USE OF AMENITIES AND COMMON AREAS
The amenities of the project such as function hall, swimming pool and the fitness gym shall not be appropriated for the exclusive use or benefit of any particular unit or units, except when there is a duly approved reservation (for function hall) and only for activities allowed by the Property Management Office*.
All common areas (except limited common areas) shall not be appropriated for the exclusive use or benefit of any particular unit or units.
Smoking is not permitted within the common areas except at designated places.
The use of the amenities / facilities for social and other activities must have a written approval from the Property Management Office. The user thereof will be charged for a rental fee for the use of the amenities / facilities.
Use of the common areas for social and other activities must have a written approval from the Property Management Office.
Any damage/s resulting from the improper use of the amenities / facilities will be the sole responsibility of the user. The original condition must be restored within three (3) days. In the event that no repair is done within three (3) days, the Property Management Office will hire the services of a qualified contractor and charge the unit owner/resident/user the cost of repair.
Subject to approval of the Board, the Property Management Office shall promulgate from time to time, such reasonable rules and regulations pertaining to the proper use and maintenance of the function hall, swimming pool and the sports/recreational facilities.
The Condominium Corporation will be responsible for the upkeep and repair of the common areas of the buildings.
Tapping to the common area utilities without the prior written approval of the Property Management Office is prohibited. The unit owner/resident/user will be charged for the electric consumption and other related expenses as a result of the use of the amenities/ facilities.
Door to Door solicitation is not allowed. Solicitations or announcements by cards or flyers slipped under the doors is also not allowed.
USE OF FUNCTION HALL AND AUDIO VISUAL ROOM*
The Function Hall and Audio Visual Room shall be for the exclusive use of unit owners or residents in good standing, and their respective families. A corresponding fee shall be charged for the use of the Function Hall and Audio Visual Room. Guests will be allowed to use such facilities provided they are sponsored by the residents/unit owners in good standing and pay the corresponding guests fee. Guests must be accompanied by said unit owner during their use of the Function Hall and Audio Visual Room.
All applications for reservations of the Function Hall or film viewing shall be made in writing on the prescribed form and addressed to the Property Management Office specifying the date(s) and time requested, number of guests expected, and the nature of occasion.
The use of amenities may be restricted to private parties/gatherings hosted by any unit owner or resident and to those allowed by the Property Management Office.
The reservation of the Function Hall and Audio Visual Room is on a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED BASIS. Unit owners/residents who intend to use the function hall or audio visual room must book for reservation at least one (1) week before the desired date.
A Reservation Form, available at the Property Management Office, must be completely accomplished to state preferred schedule. Only upon full payment or payment of an advance deposit (50% of the required fee) can a unit owner secure schedule. Phone calls or verbal forms of reservation will not be allowed nor approved.
Reservations shall become effective when confirmed in writing and provided that the host shall, at his/her expense, make such arrangements (under the guidance of the Property Management Office) as the Property Management Office may deem required, for the cleaning of the facilities and proper handling of the guests and their vehicles on arrival, the reception and the information at the lobby/entrance.
To accommodate as many residents or units owners as possible, the Function Hall and Audio Visual Room may be reserved for unit owners and residents for a maximum of two (2) times per month only.
The fees for the exclusive use of the Amenities of the project shall be of the amount prescribed by the Property Management Office and approved by the Board of Directors.
Loud music or sounds and other disturbing noises are strictly prohibited.
The Property Management Office is not responsible for any personal belongings lost or stolen inside the Function Hall and Audio Visual Room.
The Condominium Corporation and/or the Property Management Office is not responsible for any accidents or injuries that may arise from the use of the Amenities. Any untoward incident should immediately be reported to the Security Group or to the Property Management Office.
Any abuse of use or damage caused to the facility, in part or in whole, shall be considered a major violation and shall be subjected to a fine, the amount of which shall be determined by the Property Management Office depending on the magnitude of the abuse or damage.
USE OF FITNESS GYM*
The Fitness Gym shall be for the exclusive use of unit owners in good standing and their immediate family members whose names are duly registered in the Roster of Unit Owners and Residents, and has registered gym membership (daily, monthly, annually) with the Property Management Office or those persons duly endorsed by the Property Management Office.
The fees for use of the Fitness Gym of the project shall be of the amount prescribed by the Property Management Office and approved by the Board of Directors.
Unit Owners who will be using the fitness gym must be in proper fitness attire.
Do not drop or bang free weights, machine weights or dumbbells.
No food or drinks are allowed inside the gym area. Plastic spill proof bottles are permitted.
Do not stand on exercise benches, move equipment, and place weights on upholstery.
Horse play is strictly prohibited in the gym area.
No children under 16 years of age are allowed inside the gym area even if they are accompanied by parents or guardians for the purpose of the children’s safety and of the gym users.
The Property Management Office is not responsible for any personal belongings lost or stolen inside the gym area.
All users shall comply with the rules and regulations on the use of the Fitness Gym. The Property Management Office staff shall have the exclusive prerogative to remove or disallow the use thereof by violators. Any abuse of use or damage caused to the facility, in part or in whole, shall be considered a major violation and shall be subjected to a fine, the amount of which shall be determined by the Property Management Office depending on the magnitude of the abuse or damage.
The Condominium Corporation and/or the Property Management Office is not responsible for any accidents or injuries that may arise from the use of the Fitness Gym. Any incident should immediately be reported to the Security or to the Property Management Office.
USE OF GAME ROOM*
The Game Room shall be for the exclusive use of unit owners in good standing and their immediate family members whose names are duly registered in the Roster of Unit Owners and Residents, or those persons duly endorsed by the Property Management Office.
The fees for use of Game Room of the project shall be of the amount prescribed by the Property Management Office and approved by the Board of Directors.
The use of the Game Room is on a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED BASIS.
Do not drop any game room equipment.
No food or drinks are allowed to be placed on top of the pool table.
The Property Management Office is not responsible for any personal belongings lost or stolen inside the game room.
All users shall comply with the rules and regulations on the use of the Game Room. The Property Management Office staff shall have the exclusive prerogative to remove or disallow the use thereof by violators. Any abuse of use or damage caused to the facility, in part or in whole, shall be considered a major violation and shall be subjected to a fine, on the magnitude of the abuse or damage.
The Condominium Corporation and/or the Property Management Office is not responsible for any accidents or injuries that may arise from the use of the Game Room. Any incident should immediately be reported to the Security or to the Property Management Office.
USE OF SWIMMING POOL*
The swimming pool is for the exclusive use of unit owners in good standing and their immediate family members whose names are duly registered in the Roster of Unit Owners and Residents, or those persons duly endorsed by the Property Management Office.
No Unit Owner or tenant is allowed to leave the pool area without changing to dry clothes. Water drippings on the hallways is a safety issue and causes major maintenance issue on elevators. Damages or accidents which may arise due to violation of this restriction will be charged to the offending Unit Owner.
Guests may be allowed to use the pool provided they are accompanied by the unit owner/resident in good standing. A maximum of five (5) guests during weekdays except Fridays and Mondays (pool’s weekly general cleaning achedule), may be sponsored by a unit owner/resident for a fee prescribed by the Property Management Office and approved by the Board of Directors and paid to the Property Management Office before the use of the pool. Guests will not be allowed on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays to give priority to our residents.
The swimming pool shall be available for use strictly from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM only.
All pool users shall confine themselves within the pool deck/area and shall not use any other furniture during their stay in the pool area.
All pool users shall strictly follow the following swimming attire:
For Female Swimmers
Swimsuits – swimsuits that have sleeves and have shorts for bottoms shall be allowed, provided they are of the proper material.
Cycling shorts worn over swimsuits or cycling shorts with lycra or stretchable tops.
Gym or aerobic wear i.e. lycra or stretchable shorts, leotards with or without sleeves.
For Male Swimmers
T-shirts and shorts made of cotton, denims and basketball shorts are not allowed because the fiber and residue from such materials can clog up the filtration system of the pool.
For obvious reasons, beverages in bottles and other glass containers are not allowed in the pool area.
Horse play is strictly prohibited in the pool area.
Children should never be left unattended in the pool area.
The Property Management Office is not responsible for any personal belongings lost, stolen, or left in the pool area.
All users shall comply with the rules and regulations on the use of swimming pool. The Property Management Office staff shall have the exclusive prerogative to remove or disallow the use thereof by violators.
The swimming pool is not manned by a lifeguard. Users are advised to take all necessary safety precautions. Management will not be liable for any accident or injury, or death that may arise from the use of the swimming pool.
HALLWAYS, EMERGENCY EXITS AND STAIRS
All entrances, exits, emergency exits, hallways, passages, stairwells and lobbies must be free from and clear of any obstruction, restriction or hindrance at all times. Tables, chairs and other obstructing materials (floor/ door mats, shoes, and slippers) are not allowed in any part of the common areas.
Loitering is strictly prohibited.
Smoking is strictly prohibited in the lobbies, hallways, fire exits, stairwells and all enclosed areas of the building.
Unit owners are not allowed to post announcements, posters, etc on perimeter walls, common areas and bulletin boards without the prior approval of the Property Management Office.
Gatherings/ assemblies are not allowed to be held in the lobbies and all hallways.
Common comfort/shower rooms shall only be utilized as designated. Storing items that threaten the life of others, the safety of the building or which hinder proper maintenance of the comfort/shower rooms will not be allowed.
Residents are not allowed to store flammable materials, construction debris, defective equipment, furniture, appliances, potted plants and pets that can be detrimental at the roof deck area. No person shall be allowed to sleep in the laundry cage at the roof deck.
Loud sounds or other disturbing noises are strictly prohibited.
Any abuse of use or damage caused to these facilities, in part or in whole, shall be considered a major violation and shall be subject to a fine, the amount of which shall be determined by the Property Management Office depending on the magnitude of the abuse or damage.
USE OF OTHER RECREATIONAL FACILITIES
Subject to the prior approval of the Condominium Corporation, the Property Manager is authorized to promulgate, from time to time, such rules and regulations pertaining to the proper use and maintenance of the common recreational facilities.
Schedule of fees for the amenities are available at the Property Management Office.
Proper use and sanitation will be observed at all times as employees, agents and guests must keep the comfort rooms clean and sanitary.
The comfort/shower rooms will be used only for the purpose for which they are intended. Washing of clothes and dishwashing are not allowed.
Should any portion of the comfort/shower rooms be damaged due to the fault or negligence of the unit owner/resident, he shall shoulder the cost and expenses or any repairs.
Residents must register their pets with the Property Management Office.
Pets, where applicable, must be vaccinated, at the owner’s expense at least against rabies and distemper for a specified duration. Upon the request of the Property Manager, the owner must submit a written certification from a licensed veterinarian concerning the vaccination received by his pet.
Only aquarium fishes, dogs, cats and birds are allowed as pets.
With regard to pet quantity and/or size:
aquarium fishes – 1 aquarium per unit owner, maximum aquarium size is 40 gallons
dogs or cats – maximum of 2 per unit owner, each dog/cat must be less than 25 lbs. each or less than 15” in height (when full-grown) standing on their feet, and
birds – 1 cage per unit owner; maximum cage size is 1 cubic meter
Pets shall be confined inside the unit and are not allowed to roam free.
Pets must not be left unattended on common areas, laundry/drying cages, patios or balconies.
For mid-rise buildings: Pets are not allowed inside the elevators. For high-rise buildings: Pets are only allowed on the designated elevator by the property management office.
Pets in transit must be carried, restrained by a leash, or placed in an animal carrier. They may be taken out of the building only by way of stairways for mid-rise building.
Persons who walk their pets are responsible for immediately cleaning up after their animals and discarding securely-bagged pet droppings in designated areas only.
Pet owners shall be responsible for any damage caused by their pets. Any damage caused by cleaning chemicals or other such materials used in an attempt to remedy such damage is also the full responsibility of the unit owner.
No pet shall be allowed to become a nuisance or create any unreasonable disturbance. Nuisance shall mean:
unruly behavior which causes personal injury or property damage, OR
who make noise continuously or incessantly for a period of 10 minutes or intermittently for 2 hours to the disturbance of any person at any time of day or night, OR
who relieve themselves on walls or floors of common areas, OR
who exhibit aggressive or other dangerous or potentially dangerous behavior, OR
Who are conspicuously unclean or parasite infested.
No pet shall be caged or kept in the drying cage.
Pet owners shall indemnify the Condominium Corporation and hold it harmless against loss or liability of any kind arising from their pet(s).
All vehicles belonging to Unit Owners or tenants shall be registered with the PMO for proper management of traffic within the Project and identification of designated parking slot. Vehicles belonging to visitors are required to secure car pass and visitors pass, with proper validation, to be allowed entry and exit of the Project.
Heavily tinted cars/vehicles may be required to lower their windows when coming in or going out of the premises to allow the Security Guard to check on the passengers.
Vehicles of Unit Owners or residents should park only at their purchased or rented parking slots. Rental of parking slot, whether through direct lease from Unit Owner or through DMCI Leasing shall be registered with PMO for proper management of parking. All vehicles and parking slots inside the Project are subject to rules and regulations set by the Board and implemented through PMO.
The owner of a parking slot must register his vehicle at the Property Management Office and secure a car sticker every year for a minimal fee to cover production cost. The said sticker must be conspicuously displayed on the registered vehicle. The car sticker shall be exclusive to the parking slot owned and cannot be used to park in other slots. Vehicles without these stickers will not be allowed entry into the premises.
All authorized parkers must observe the parking regulations and traffic rules.
Security Guards may perform random checking of the interior, luggage and glove compartments of vehicles entering and leaving the premises. When there is probable cause of security breach or violation of house rules.
Only one (1) car per parking slot is allowed at any one time. Cars must be parked facing the wall. Bicycles, two-wheeled vehicles and trailers are allowed to be parked in their owner’s assigned slots provided that no prejudice is caused to third parties and the vehicles do not encroach into the driveway and the neighboring parking slots. Driveways should be free from obstruction at all times.
Prolonged and repeated blowing of horns, excessive revving of engines, loud car stereos and car alarms are prohibited within the parking areas, along the driveways, and inside the premises.
Vehicle owners/drivers shall exercise extreme caution while inside parking premises to avoid damage to parking facilities and other vehicles. A walking speed (5-10km per hour) limit should be observed at all times and traffic signs should be obeyed to avoid accidents.
Windows and doors of parked cars must always be locked.
Parking spaces will not be used for storage of any kind.
The Condominium Corporation and/or Property Management Office shall not be responsible for any loss and damage to vehicles. Losses or damages should be immediately reported to the Security Office.
Washing and maintenance of vehicles inside the parking areas is prohibited. Only the wiping and rubbing of cars/vehicles that can normally be accomplished with rags and a small pail of water is allowed. Water used for washing must not be allowed to pond in the parking areas. The use of a water hose to wash vehicles is prohibited.
Parking along the driveways is strictly prohibited. Some areas may be designated for loading and unloading only. Vehicles loading and/or unloading are required to turn on hazard lights and shall be limited to a ten minute maximum period. Unit Owners that will require more time, who do not have a purchased parking slot will have to use the designated visitors’ parking for a fee.
Drivers shall not be allowed to loiter around and should confine themselves to the designated driver’s area.
Motorbikes, motor scooters or any noisy contraptions must not be operated in any part of the condominium building premises.
Major repair work on vehicles within the condominium building and grounds will not be allowed.
In order to avoid the build-up of obnoxious or noxious fumes, prolonged idling of vehicle engines in the parking areas is prohibited.
Illegal parkers shall be towed and / or tire-locked and penalized.
Utilities and Service Facilities
Unit owners /residents may not interfere or allow anyone to interfere in any manner with any portion of the utility or service lines and facilities that are used by any unit or the common areas.
The installation, maintenance and repair of all electrical equipment used in each unit must fully comply with all the rules and regulations of the insurance company and the government authority having jurisdiction over such activity. The unit owner / resident shall be liable for any damage caused by such equipment used in his unit.
No radio or television antennae or any wiring for any purpose shall be installed on the exterior of the unit or in open areas within the unit or the common areas without prior written approval from the Condominium Corporation.
No ventilator, air-conditioner or other equipment shall be installed in any unit by the owner or resident without written approval by the Condominium Corporation. The owner or resident must keep the ventilators, air-conditioners and other equipment in good condition and appearance. He must not permit the equipment to leak or emit any noise that may unreasonably disturb or interfere with the rights, comfort or convenience of the occupants of neighboring units.
No owner or resident of a unit must allow anyone to do work on any portion of the water, sanitary and plumbing system of the unit unless approved by the Property Management Office.
The Property Management Office shall hire a contractor to undertake the periodic pest control treatment of the common areas on regular basis and on occasion, the unit areas. Unit owners and residents shall be informed in advance of the scheduled pest control to ensure proper treatment. This will be for the account of the Condominium Corporation.
To ensure best results, pest control treatment shall also be done regularly inside the condominium units. This will be a mandatory activity which will be for the account of the concerned unit owners/residents.
The Condominium Corporation may allow an authorized pest control company or its employees to enter any unit at reasonable hours of the day to inspect it for the presence of undesirable insects or vermin and to take preventive measures to control or exterminate these pests at the expense of the unit owners/residents.
Unit owners/ residents will be responsible for the servicing of their individual units.
Seminars and Drills
For the benefit of all building occupants, each unit owner/resident must find time to attend and participate or send his representative/s to all seminars and drills to be organized or conducted by the Condominium Corporation.
This will include contingency plans to be implemented in case of any major emergency such as fire, earthquake, etc.
Upkeep and Repair of Units
Expenses for the upkeep and repair of each unit shall be shouldered by the unit owner and/or resident. Unit owners or residents who intend to undertake repair or refurbishing works in their respective units may be allowed under the provisions of the Master Deed and Declaration of Restrictions. Prior to such activities, the Property Management Office must first be informed.
Every unit owner and resident is obliged to keep and maintain his unit in good and sanitary condition. No obnoxious or noxious substances or offensive activity can be carried on in any unit or in the common areas of the condominium building, nor will anything be done therein which may be or may become an annoyance or nuisance to the other residents of the condominium building.
The unit owner or resident shall be solely responsible for compensating the affected owners or tenants for damages caused by the former’s negligence or fault, or the fault or negligence of the persons for whom he is responsible, whether visitor, employee, agent, contractor or dependent.
Unit owners and residents of units must not throw any material or substance out of or from any window, door passages or areas of common use. Cleaning and shaking out of rugs and the like from the windows is strictly prohibited.
No awning, radio and television antenna or any equipment or device for any purpose may be installed on any part of the exterior portion of the condominium building.
No unit owner or resident must bring into the condominium building highly flammable material nor install in his unit any apparatus, machinery or equipment which may cause obnoxious odors, tremors/vibrations or noise, or expose the unit or the condominium building to fire.
No plants or shrubs will be placed along the service areas of the units, balconies and all the common areas in the condominium building.
No unit owner or resident is allowed to do anything whereby obstruction, restriction or hindrance will be caused to entrances, exits, hallways, passages, stairways, sidewalks, driveways, parking spaces or any part of the common areas of the condominium building. No part of the foregoing areas will be used as storage facilities.
Each unit owner/resident shall respect the right of the other building occupants and allow them a quiet and uninterrupted enjoyment of the premises.
Every unit is provided with a designated opening/area for the installation of their air-conditioning unit. No ventilator or additional air-conditioning device or other equipment must be installed in any unit outside the designated opening/area without the prior written approval of the Condominium Corporation.
The following air-conditioning units may be used:
Window-type air-conditioning unit (WACU) or
Rating of 15 to 18 sqm. per one (1) horsepower Any excessive use or set up of ACU which may cause molds or other damages to adjacent units will be charged to offender, in addition to the removal and replacement of the excessive ACU.
Residents must keep the air-conditioning system/device in good running condition and appearance to avoid excessive leaks and noise which may unreasonably disturb or interfere with the comfort and convenience of the other residents of the condominium building.
If the unit owner or resident fails to keep any such device in good working condition, the Condominium Corporation may arrange for its removal and charge the cost to the unit owner or resident concerned. The device will not be put back in the unit until it is under proper working condition and only with the prior written consent of the Condominium Corporation.
Only an authorized agency or accredited service group will be allowed by the Property Management Office to service or repair the air-conditioning equipment or units installed in the condominium unit. Moreover, only duly authorized servicemen with the appropriate service job orders forms will be allowed entry into the condominium building.
No resident of a unit must allow anyone to do work on any portion of the water, sanitary and plumbing systems of the building unless approved in writing by the Property Management Office. Water and sewer lines are part of common area, hence any work on portion of said lines may affect distribution of water or disposition of sewerage of other Units.
Regular maintenance personnel are contracted by the Condominium Corporation for the maintenance / upkeep / repair of the common area equipment and facilities.
Regular maintenance personnel are not allowed to perform any work inside the units, except on emergency situations where other units or areas may be affected.
Services or repairs which are not emergency in nature must be coursed through the Property Management Office, who may refer third party workers or outfits to the unit owner/ resident, when possible. The unit owner / resident shall be responsible for:
Directly dealing with the contracted worker / third party, or its own worker or subcontractor in case nobody can be referred by the Property Management Office, with regard to the scope of work and contract rate.
The contracted worker/ party shall submit the plans and / or scope of work to the Property Management Office for approval, prior to starting any work. This process is required to ensure that no existing installations shall be affected / destroyed by the scope of work.
Upon approval, the contracted worker / party shall be required to secure a Work Permit from the Property Management Office, and shall submit to regular monitoring of the work being done until the completion of the scope of work.
A Construction Bond of Php20,000.00 shall be paid by the unit owner / resident, which shall be reimbursed to the payor upon completion of the project.
Requests on refund of the said bond shall be processed after the renovation works have completed and have been cleared / checked by a representative from the Property Management Office.
A non-refundable five thousand peso (Php 5,000) fit-out/processing & maintenance fee will also be levied for the processing of permits and monitoring of the renovation works for a period of sixty (60) calendar days. A one hundred (Php 100) extension fee would be deducted on the construction bond per calendar day on delayed finishing of construction works beyond the prescribed construction period.
The construction bond will be forfeited if the unit owner does not follow the approved renovation design.
The unit owner/resident or his representative is required to visit his unit to verify actual space conditions prior to the preparation of preliminary plans.
Only contractors accredited/authorized by the Property Management Office are allowed to handle the upgrade and renovation of the units.
General Guidelines on Plan Submission, Evaluation and Approval:
Prior to renovating, the following must first be accomplished by the owner/resident: » settlement of all necessary requirements with the Property Management Office » submission of renovation plans, scope of work and specifications for the approval of the Property Management Office
» submission of names of workers to the Property Management Office
All plans shall be submitted to the Property Management Office. Release of approved plans will be after approximately twelve (12) working days from the date of submission of complete documents.
Unit owner or his authorized representative must fill out Renovation/Upgrade Permit available at the Property Management Office to be submitted together with the plans.
Other Requirements To secure the Renovation Permit from the Property Management Office:
Worker’s ID – the workers’/contractors’ Company ID’s (which must include a 1” x 1” photo, residence address, company name and address and telephone number, signature of the bearer and company owner/manager) will be surrendered to the security upon entry to the building. In exchange, a Temporary Workers Access Pass will be worn by the workers and site engineers whenever they are within the building premises.
Construction Bond – A Php20,000.00 cash bond will be assessed from residential units. This serves as security against damages that may occur during the renovation period. This will be refundable (interest- free) two (2) months after the completion of the renovation less deductions due to the damages and other charges.
Fit-out / Processing & Maintenance Fee - A non-refundable five thousand peso (Php 5,000) will also be levied for the processing of permits and monitoring of the renovation works for a period of sixty (60) calendar days. A one hundred (Php 100) extension fee would be deducted on the construction bond per calendar day on delayed finishing of construction works beyond the prescribed construction period.
Drop ceiling material should be non-toxic, sound absorbent, non-asbestos, lightweight and non-combustible. Wood or any combustible material is not allowed.
The ceiling system should be adequately supported to eliminate sagging.
Concrete nails cannot be used on walls.
Door, frames and hardware cannot be altered.
Toilet and kitchen facilities cannot be relocated.
The following may only be altered subject to the approval of the Condominium Corporation and should conform to the load restrictions of the building: » Partition walls » Electrical system
All works shall be in accordance with the latest government regulations and applicable codes.
Safety Requirements – The following must be available on site at all times:
One (1) unit 10-lb. ABC type extinguisher
First aid kit
Protective apparel-hard hats, gloves, boots, etc.
Security of Construction Area – The unit owner will be responsible in securing his area. The building’s security personnel are responsible in securing only the common areas of the building.
Access to the Building – All workers can only pass through designated entry/exit points. The following must be worn to be allowed entry to the premises: » Prescribed color coordinated T-shirt with unit number printed in the front and the back » Long pants (shorts and sandals are not allowed) » Protective apparel / Personal protective equipment » Identification card
Delivery and Pull-out of Materials
All deliveries must proceed directly to the construction area.
Heavy equipment and bulky construction materials (sand, gravel, hollow blocks, cement, etc.) can only be delivered based on the schedule approved by the Property Management Office.
Building guards or any building personnel are not allowed to receive any deliveries. A representative of the unit owner must receive the materials/equipment.
Schedule of hauling out of debris, excess construction materials and/or pull-out of equipment that will no longer be used will follow the schedule approved by the Property Management Office.
All construction debris must be hauled-out every day to avoid accumulation.
In order to preserve the finishes of hallways, corridors and public areas, the use of steel wheel or any similarity damaging wheels or rollers will be strictly prohibited. Transport of heavier loads must be coordinated with the Property Management Office.
Storage of construction materials will be allowed only on the designated area and not in any common area. Highly inflammable materials such as paints, thinners, etc. will not be allowed to be stored at the construction site.
The construction area and the adjacent common area/hallway must be kept clean and be free of foul odor.
Construction materials, debris or any equipment cannot be placed outside the unit.
Other Permits Aside from the Permit to Carry Out Renovation/Alteration which must be secured prior to the construction, the following activities would require a separate CLEARANCE to be applied at least three (3) days in advance from the Property Manager for proper coordination and witnessing: < >Permanent Closure of CeilingFlood Testing (waterproofing, plumbing/sanitary)Flow Test (plumbing/sanitary)Hydro-testing (fire protection)Smoke Alarm Test (fire alarm system)Insulation Test (electrical system)Load Test (A/C, LPG, exhaust system, etc.)Welding JobsInspections
The Property Manager or his representative/s has the right to inspect construction and/or renovation work at any time to ascertain that the work conforms to approved plans. In case of violation of the prescribed rules and regulations, the Property Management Office may suspend the construction and oblige the contractor to conform to the rules.
The contractor will likewise assume full responsibility for any damage that may be caused to any person or property by any reason for such violation.
The Property Management Office reserves the right to issue changes in the Approved Plans, if necessary.
Damage Rectification and rehabilitation costs on damages to adjacent units resulting from the construction activities of the unit shall be shouldered by respective the unit owner.
Others Other prohibitions within the building premises:
SMOKING – The security guards may confiscate cigarettes, lighters/matches belonging to the construction workers and suppliers.
DRINKING OF LIQUOR – Liquors will likewise be confiscated.
COOKING – No cooking at any time.
GAMBLING – Gambling is strictly prohibited within the premises. The security guards have the right to confiscate any gambling paraphernalia.
BATHING – No workers shall be allowed to use the bathroom inside the unit or the common comfort/shower rooms for bathing purposes.
LOITERING – Workers shall confine themselves within the construction area during construction hours and shall immediately leave the premises after the allowed construction hours.
UTILITIES – Utility consumption will be charged to the respective owner.
PROPER CONDUCT – The unit owner and his representatives are responsible for controlling and monitoring the conduct of his workers/contractors.
WAIVER – The Condominium Corporation, Property Management Office and/or its representatives will not be responsible for any damage and/or injuries resulting from the construction of the units.