To establish a procedure for the rules for developers, contractors, and/or homeowners of a clear understanding of what is required or prohibited within Nisqually Pines as to constructing or demolishing of property within Nisqually Pines.
If you are unsure about an activity or rule, please contact the Property Standards Administrator before you continue.
A developer and/or a contractor are defined as a person (or company) who develops real estate, especially by preparing a site for residential or commercial use.
Construction is defined as any construction related activity including but not limited to; process or manner of building, removal of a mobile home or home, installation of a mobile home or home, clearing of land, digging, building and remodeling of a building or mobile home.
Demolishing is defined as the act or process of wrecking or destroying of a home or building.
3. RULES OF OPERATION:
A representative of the developer and/ or contractor must check in with the office prior to construction. Name of the construction firm must be posted at the construction site.
Construction is permitted from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
No construction may occur unless a licensed surveyor has surveyed the property and/or been approved by the property standards department.
The set backs must meet Nisqually Pines requirements.
Front: 25 feet
Rear: 25 feet
Side: 10 feet
* Note that these are different from Thurston county requirements.
The water department must inspect all water lines after they have been installed and before they are covered over.
All new construction must have an approved double check valve assembly or reduced pressure backflow assembly installed by Nisqually Pines water personnel and the choice of back flow assembly will be decided according to the Nisqually Pines’ water department Cross Connection Control Specialist before construction.
Any damage to the Nisqually Pines water system (water meters, their housings, back flow assemblies etc.) that was repaired by Nisqually Pines water personnel, will be billed to the property owner’s account for the repairs.
Nisqually Pines water personnel must make any and all connections to water meter setters.At least two weeks notice in writing must be given prior to hook up.
Contractors and/or homeowner may not cover or restrict access in any way to the Nisqually Pines water meters, other frequently accessed areas of the water system or any location designated by the water department as necessary for operation of water system.
All perk holes must be refilled within a timely manner.
Culverts must be placed under driveways or otherwise wherever necessary.
Contractors may not load/unload or drive construction equipment, including but not limited to bulldozers, excavators, logging equipment, and backhoes on Nisqually Pines’ roadways.
You must check in with Nisqually Pines Office to obtain a contractor packet prior to construction work or remolding work.
The following fines will be assessed for violations of the Rules of Operation:
Those fines will be assessed at the lowest level and will go to the next level after 30 days if there is still noncompliance. Those fines are cumulative and each fine amount will be added to the previous amount after the 30 days periods.
(a)Failure to check in at the Nisqually Pines office before initiation construction begins.
(b)Submitting false or inaccurate information on the Nisqually Pines’ check in sheet.
(c)Failure to refill perk holes.
(d)Failure to provide a county approved site plan and building permits to Nisqually Pines prior to starting construction.
(e)Load/unload or drive construction equipment, including but not limited to bulldozers, excavators, logging equipment, and backhoes on Nisqually Pines’ roadways.
(f)Start work before 7:00 AM or finish after 10:00 PM.
(g)Failure to place culverts under driveways and at all necessary location.
(h)Failure to obey all set backs as described in the Declaration of Protective restrictions.
$1,000$2,500 $5,000 $10,000
(i)Failure to provide a demolition permit from ORCAA before any demolition begins.
(j)Cover or restrict access in any way to the Nisqually Pines water meters, other frequently accessed areas of the water system or location designated by the water department.
(k)Causing damage to any part of Nisqually Pines water system including meters and housings.
(l)Failure to have Nisqually Pines water department inspect all exterior water lines. All water lines must be left uncovered for inspections.
(m)Removing an approved double check valve or reduced pressure back flow assembly:
(n)Failure to provide a site survey when needed.
This policy supersedes all previous policies.
You have the right to dispute any fines to the Adjudication Committee. The dispute must be filed in writing. A request to go to adjudication must be filed in writing and turned into the Nisqually Pines office. If you disagree with the findings of the Adjudication Committee you may then appeal to the Board of Directors. This appeal must be filed with the Board in writing within seven (7) days of notification of the decision of the Adjudication Committee or it will not be heard. The Board will decide the matter after taking into consideration the decision of the Adjudication Committee. The decision of the Board of Directors will be final.