C.R.S. 38-33.3-106.5. allows HOAs to restrict signs and flags bearing a commercial message, and to
establish reasonable, content-neutral sign and flag regulations based upon the number, placement, size or
other objective factors.
2.10.1 PERMITTED SIGN TYPES
There are no restrictions on the content of non-commercial signs per C.R.S. 38-33.3-106.5; however,
commercial signs are restricted and mostly not permitted (see below).
All signs and symbols must be maintained in good condition and must be replaced as necessary when
damaged, worn, or faded.
2.10.2 COMMERCIAL SIGNS
For Sale/For Rent/Open House Signs
- One professionally lettered ‘For Sale’ sign or one professionally lettered ‘For Rent’ sign may bedisplayed on the property offered for sale or for rent.
- A sign may not be more than five square feet (5 sq ft).
- ‘For Sale’ and ‘For Rent’ signs must be removed not later than 10 days from the date of closing orfrom when the property is leased.
- One professionally lettered ‘Open House’ sign not to exceed five square feet (5 sq ft) may bedisplayed on the property on the day of the open house and must be removed at the end of the day.
- Signs on common areas that are pointing to homes for sale/rent are not permitted at any time andcan be removed without notifying the sign owner.
- One professionally lettered security sign not to exceed two square feet (2 sq ft) in size may be displayed on the property, and a reasonable number of professional security decals not larger than eight inches by eight inches (8” x 8”) may be displayed within windows in a residence.
2.10.3 PLACEMENT AND NUMBER OF SIGNS
- All signs must be placed within the boundaries of the Unit. Signs may be no larger than 18” by 24” in size.
- Any sign located on the common area may be removed and disposed of without notice.
- A maximum of one non-commercial sign is permitted to be displayed within the Owner’s property at a time.
- A sign may be displayed within a window inside the residence facing the front of the residence or in the frontyard.
- Front yard signs must be located behind the street sidewalk, if any, and within the closest 1/3 of the propertyto the front entry of the residence measured from the property boundary.
- Yard signs in the property of the Owner may not be permanently affixed to the property fencing, if any. Yardsigns may not be affixed to any community sign, fence, village wall, residence, or mailbox kiosk. Thisincludes but is not limited to signs about fencing companies who have installed the fencing, as well as‘Beware of Dog’ signs.
- Any sign located on the common area may be removed and disposed of without notice. This includes but isnot limited to MISSING DOG, GARAGE SALE, YARD SALE, and HOME FOR SALE signs.
C.R.S. 38-33.3-106.5. states that HOAs may prohibit signs and flags bearing a commercial message, and
may establish reasonable, content-neutral sign and flag regulations based upon the number, placement, size
or other objective factors related to non-commercial flags. However, there are limitations in the prohibition of
content of non-commercial flags.
2.11.1 PERMITTED FLAG TYPES
- There are no restrictions on the content of flags per C.R.S. 38-33.3-106.5; however, commercial flags arerestricted (see below).
- Flag size shall be no larger than 3 feet by 5 feet (3’x 5’).
- All flags and flag poles or staffs must be maintained in good condition and must be replaced as necessary toprevent wear and tear.
Flags bearing a commercial message, including but not limited to, trade, marketing, landscaping, painting,
remodeling, or business advertising, or in any way pertaining to the exchange or buying and selling of
commodities and/or intending to make a profit are prohibited.
2.11.3 PLACEMENT AND NUMBER OF FLAGS
- A maximum of two non-commercial flags are permitted to be displayed within the Owner’s property at a time.
- A flag may be displayed within a window inside the residence; from a balcony, patio or deck adjoining theresidence, or from a staff projecting horizontally from a location on the front or back of the residence. The staff may not be longer than 8 feet in length.
- Freestanding flagpoles may not exceed 24 feet (24’) in height, and no more than two are allowed.
- American flags must adhere to proper flag etiquette prior to flying (see https://www.usa.gov/flag).
- Solar or low voltage lighting shall be installed to illuminate the American flag at night as required by Title 36 U.S.C. §174 and comply with Section 4.16. Lighting for permitted flags must receive approval (via a DRR)from the MC before being installed or illuminated. Lighting shall not be installed so as to disturb otherresidences.