Procedures for the Adoption of Association Rules

In addition to the basic governing documents, an association should have its own internal rules and regulations to implement and supplement the provisions of the declaration and other governing documents. The internal rules are usually not recorded and, as a result, they are not enforceable on their own as equitable servitudes. The manner in which community association boards of directors may adopt and amend these internal operating rules is regulated by state statutes and the association’s governing documents, which should always be reviewed before a rule is considered for adoption.