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ARB Terms & Conditions

 Improvement work may not commence without written approval of the Architectural Committee.


Please submit plans anticipating up to 30 days for review and comment by the Architectural Committee.

  • Unauthorized improvements are subject to removal. - The homeowner is the “person responsible” for damage to any Homeowners Association common areas caused by himself or by his contractor while completing these improvements

  •  By submitting this application, I acknowledge responsibility for damage to the common areas by contractors entering any common property at my invitation. - Plans which include pre-assembled structures or kits must include cut sheets or product specifications, colors, dimensions, materials and all other collateral material necessary for proper review.

  • Your application must include a detailed description of materials proposed in your improvements in sufficient detail for proper review. Where appropriate, submit samples or color photos of the material (brick, slate, wrought iron, lighting standards, etc.) In its sole discretion the Association may ask for more information regarding your improvement.

  • Neighbor approval is not required, depending on the improvement, the Association may solicit input from your neighbors regarding your submission and consider their input as part of the review process.

  • It is prudent that you discuss proposed changes to your home with your surrounding neighbors. - You are responsible for proper drainage design and any problems which may occur on a neighbor lot resulting from your drainage improvements.

  • Carefully scrutinize all drainage plans and consult a drainage professional prior to installation.

  • PLEASE NOTE: Walton County may require plan review or permits for certain types of improvements.

  • The owner is solely responsible for fulfilling any review, permit or code requirements. City or County approval does not constitute Association approval.

Architectural Review Board 

Southfork is a restrictive covenant community. Our bylaws exist to maintain uniformity and help retain your home’s value. The bylaws for the Southfork HOA are attached below. Certain exterior modifications and improvements will require the review and approval of the Board of Directors.  


Please read the terms and conditions relating to the ARB process. Complete and submit the form below prior to initiating any work. 


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