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Irvine Homeowners' Associations


 

 The map and list of Irvine Homeowner’s Associations (HOA’s)1 includes associations that cover portions of residential areas such as:

  • Traditional single-family neighborhoods2
  • Residential condominium communities - some of which are covered by both a “Master HOA” and Sub-HOA”3

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 1 The Davis-Stirling Common Interest Development Act (Section 1350, California Civil Code governs condominium, cooperative, and planned unit development communities in California. Under Davis-Stirling, a developer of a common interest development is able to create a homeowners' association (a HOA) to govern the development. As part of creating the HOA, the developer records a document known as the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions (CC&Rs) against the units or parcels within the HOA with the county recorder. (Sources: California Civil Code, Wikipedia.com and Realtor.com)

2 Not all single-family neighborhoods (including portions of Lower Peters Canyon, Northwood, and El Camino Real) are covered by a homeowners association. However many of these neighborhoods are still subject to deed restrictions (known as CC&Rs) which regulate the type of changes permissible to a home including exterior paint colors, room additions, and so on. Enforcement of these deed restrictions, when no HOA is present, may lie with the original developer, neighboring residents, or other eligible parties. Homeowners and/or tenants are responsible for determining if a property is subject to any deed restrictions/CC&Rs.

Apartment communities are typically owned and managed by a single entity and are not subject to a homeowners association. Some HOAs within Planning Areas such as Woodbury, Westpark, and Rancho San Joaquin may allow apartment residents to utilize HOA-owned neighborhood amenities (Private Neighborhood Parks, pools, and sports courts) within an area managed by a neighboring HOA (please refer to the governing documents for your community). Public Neighborhood and Community Parks are open to the public (Public Neighborhood Park List))

3 Some residential neighborhoods within Irvine are covered by both a Master HOA and a Sub-Association (Sub HOA). Sub HOAs are usually found within attached unit buildings and some clustered planned unit developments (e.g. smaller condominium communities). Typically, the Master HOA will focus on maintaining larger common areas (landscaping of medians, private parks) that serve a larger subdivision, while the Sub HOA will cover common areas such as smaller landscaped areas within the clustered planned unit development and the exterior of attached unit buildings.