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Important Definitions

ASSOCIATION (SCECA): Saw Creek Estates Community Association, Inc. its successors and assigns.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS:  The Board of Directors of the Association.

COMMUNITY: The planned community known as Saw Creek Estates located in Lehman Township, Pike County, and Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, which includes Mill Pond Townhouses and plotted Sections I through 37.

DECLARATION OF COVENANTS AND RESTRICTIONS: The applicable Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions recorded in the office of the Recorder of Deeds; typically used interchangeably with the word covenants.

BY-LAWS: Community document adopted by the membership, which outlines the duties and obligations of the Board and the membership.

LOT: Any numbered residential lot or unit in the Community owned by a member or held for sale to the general public. Two or more atoning lots, which have been legally merged with municipal approval into one lot shall be treated as one lot for the purposes of voting, assessments and special assessments.

IMPROVED LOT: A lot on which one single-family dwelling has been constructed.

UNIMPROVED LOT: A lot on which no improvements have been constructed.

IMMEDIATE FAMILY: Spouse, brother or sister, parent, child, grandparent or grandchild, or a spouse of any of the named relatives.

IN GOOD STANDING: A member that is in compliance with the Covenants, By-laws and Rules, and has paid all obligations owed to the Association.

FINE: A financial penalty imposed on a member, guest, occupant or invitee for violation of the Community's legal documents.

RULES & REGULATIONS: The body of rules and regulations for the community adopted and amended by the Board, pursuant to the authority granted to the Board by the community By-laws adopted April 22, 2000.