chevron_rightHow can I determine if a property is in the SGC HOA area?
If your property is in Charlotte County section PCH 058, 071, 078, 081, 082, 085, 087, 093, or 094it's in SGC.You can use the Charlotte County website ccappraiser.com to lookup your property addressand get the section.On the blue ribbon near the top left, click Record Search, click Real Property.You can search by address or owner name.It's the first 7 characters of the 'Short Legal Description'
chevron_rightIs the HOA voluntary?
Yes, it is voluntary. Even if the previous owner was a member,the new owner has no obligation to join.Be aware, however, that everyone must comply with the deed restrictions, even non-members.
chevron_rightHow much is HOA membership?
HOA membership is only $120 per year, billed in January of each year.If you join later in the year, the first year amount is prorated at $10 per month.It's such a little amount to pay to keep up the deed restrictions,maintain your property value, and enhance the community.We also have a clubhouse you can rent inexpensively,a monthly newsletter, and many nice social events throughout the year.Please consider joining and supporting the community.
chevron_rightHow do I become a member of South Gulf Cove HOA?
See the 'Join the HOA' page on our website home page.
chevron_rightDo I need an estoppel letter?
The best answer is MAYBE (it's not up to us!).Our HOA is voluntary so you might think an estoppel letter is not needed.But it's really up to the attorney doing the closing/title search.Many require the estoppel letter just to ensure nothing is owed.We process a lot of estoppel letter requests.
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chevron_rightWhat are the restrictions on building a home, adding a shed or fence?
The deed restrictions apply to every property in the community, whether you are a member or not.You can find the deed restrictions on our website homepage under General Info, Architectural Review.ARC is the Architectural Review Committee. They must review and approve your plan before you start.Please review the restrictions and forms on the website.If you have any questions, email ARC@southgulfcovefl.orgProvide your name and phone number if you want to speak to someone.
chevron_rightDoes the HOA have any restrictions on home rental leases, agreements, contracts?
No. There are no rental restrictions, but the property must not become a nuisance, and the tenants must comply with noise, parking and all other local ordinances.
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chevron_rightWho are the internet service providers?
Many communities in our area have limited access to a true high speed internet service provider.Several years ago, our HOA researched vendors and secured a deal with Blue Stream to providefiber optic service to every property in SGC. Speeds from 100MB up to 1GB are available.Click here for more information.Another option is Century Link which uses older DSL technology over telephone lines.Speeds up to 50MB are available in some neighborhoods, depending on the distancebetween your home and the vendors junction box.Click here for more information.The only other options are cellular and satellite service providers.
chevron_rightIs cable television available?
No. Most people stream television channels and movies over high speed internet.You can also use a roof top antenna to receive broadcast television from Fort Myers.If you have a larger rooftop antenna, you can receive broadcast television from Tampa.For more information, email Tech@southgulfcovefl.org
chevron_rightWhat utilities are available?
Every property has city water, sewer, electricity, phone, and fiber optic internet available.
chevron_rightWho do I contact for water service to my home?
Charlotte County Utilities at 941-764-4300.
chevron_rightHow does the 'Lock' work?
The lock is owned and maintained by Charlotte County.You do not have to be an HOA member to use the lock, it is open to anyone.At this time, the lock is usually self operated.The county may provide an operator during the daytime.The instructions, information, and contact info are here
chevron_rightParking of boats, trailers, etc?
See Charlotte County Codes: Here is a link to the codes as of 6/21/2016.
chevron_rightWho do I contact if there are bees on my property?
Bee Keepers for Property Owners Assistance:Earl Russell 941-380-2974 or 941-743-2302Chris Carey 941-716-4251Robert Van Derherchen 941-474-6083 or 941-474-5491If SGC property owners find commercial bee hives contact:Tim Bullard firstname.lastname@example.org