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This is for the monthly BOCC Focus column only; all other news and commentary referencing the BOCC should use the upper-level category BOCC.

March BOCC Focus: Mice and Trash

February 24, 2017 0

This winter we have experienced mice activity in the area.  Homeowners need to be vigilant when suspecting a rodent problem, as rodents mature and reproduce quickly.  Needless to say, a small rodent problem can quickly become a large problem if [more …]

December BOCC Focus: ‘Tis the Season

December 1, 2016 0

The holidays are just around the corner, and for many people, that means lots of festivities with friends and loved ones. With all of the merriment that’s sure to ensue, it’s important that residents who are hosting celebrations are not [more …]

November BOCC Focus: Winterizing

November 1, 2016 0

Are you and your home ready for winter? Fall is the time to prepare for winter—cold and wet conditions not only make you miserable, but they can damage your home. Some winterizing can wait, some can’t. Make a list of [more …]

October BOCC Focus: Being Neighborly

September 29, 2016 0

The location and proximity of homes within the Kentlands allow for a large number of neighbor to neighbor or owner to owner interactions. Aside from the annual community events which bring the Kentlands together, you may see groups of owners [more …]

September BOCC Focus: A Round of Applause

August 24, 2016 0

This past spring the community underwent an inspection by the Board of Code Compliance (BOCC) committee members who were looking at exterior items such as fences and landscaping, which might have needed a little TLC. Some of the noted observations [more …]

August BOCC Focus: Essentials of Due Process

July 29, 2016 0

From time to time, community rules can be broken (by unnoticed wear and tear as well as neglect), and the BOCC due process proceedures emphasise reasonable attempts to resolve issues informally, including discrete discussions with homeowners. [more …]

July BOCC Focus: Landscaping Reminders

June 30, 2016 1

Properly maintaining your yard helps your home and our community look good. Cleaning out and sprucing up your yard are good low-cost alternatives to major home improvement. Whether you hire a professional or have the skills and tools to do [more …]

June BOCC Focus: Gutters and Downspouts

May 24, 2016 0

The large quantity of recent rain prompts some attention to the importance of gutters and downspouts. The Kentlands Board of Code Compliance Guidance regulations require that: “Gutters and downspouts shall be securely attached to the building and free of debris [more …]

May BOCC Focus: Landscaping

May 1, 2016 0

Kentlands is a walking paradise with sidewalks, lake trails and an adjacent commercial district.  Now that the warmer weather and longer days have arrived, it’s time to address the exterior areas on your property to ensure that you are in [more …]

April BOCC Focus: Curb Appeal

April 19, 2016 0

The curb appeal of our community and the price value of your homes depend on each and every resident maintaining his or her property as completely as possible. For those who keep their homes and yards well maintained, the Kentlands [more …]

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