Section Index

9.1 Enforcement

9.1.1 Compliance of Owner

Each Owner, Board member and the Association shall comply strictly with the provisions of this Declaration and with the Bylaws and administrative rules and regulations adopted by the Association (as the same may be lawfully amended from time to time). Failure to comply shall be grounds for an action to recover sums due for damages, or injunctive relief, or both, maintainable by the Board (acting through its officers on behalf of the Association and the Owners), or by the aggrieved Owner on his/her own against the party (including an Owner or the Association) failing to comply. In addition, the Association may impose and collect fines as provided in Section 5.4.12 of this Declaration.

9.1.2 Compliance of Lessee

Each Owner who shall rent or lease his/her Lot shall insure that the lease or rental agreement is in writing and subject to the terms of this Declaration, Articles of Incorporation, and Bylaws. Said agreement shall further provide that failure of any lessee to comply with the provisions of said documents shall be a default under the lease.

9.1.3 Attorneys' Fees

In any action to enforce the provisions of this Declaration, the Articles of Incorporation or the Bylaws, the prevailing party in such legal action shall be entitled to an award for reasonable attorneys' fees and all costs and expenses reasonably incurred in preparation for or prosecution of said action (including in any arbitration, on appeal, or in any bankruptcy proceeding), in addition to taxable costs permitted by law.

9.2 No Waiver of Strict Performance

The failure of the Board, or Declarant or Declarant's managing agent, as applicable, in any one or more instances to insist upon or enforce the strict performance of any of the terms, covenants, conditions or restrictions of this Declaration, or of any Bylaws or administrative rules or regulations, shall not be construed as a waiver or a relinquishment for the future of such term, covenant, condition or restriction, but such term, covenant, condition or restriction shall remain in full force and effect No waiver by the Board of any provision hereof shall be deemed to have been made unless expressed in writing and signed by the Board.

9.3 Right of Entry

Violation of any of the provisions hereof shall give to Declarant, its successors, or the Association, the right to enter upon the Lot as to which such violation exists and to abate, correct and remove, at the expense of the Owner thereof, any erection, thing or condition that may be or exists thereon contrary to the provisions hereof Such entry shall be made only after three (3) days notice to said Owner and with as little inconvenience to the Owner as possible, and any damage caused thereby shall be repaired by the Association Declarant, its successors, or the Association shall not be deemed guilty of any manner of trespass by such entry, abatement or removal.

9.4 Remedies Cumulative

The remedies provided are cumulative, and the Board may pursue them concurrently, as well as any other remedies which may be available under law although not expressed herein.