Massanutten Owners Association
Rules and Regulations
These rules and regulations are duly adopted as the Rules and Regulations of Massanutten Resort.
NOTE: Capitalized terms used throughout these Rules without definition shall have the same meanings specified in the Time-Share Instrument for each time-share association.
- Each Owner shall be held responsible for the actions of his co-owner(s), family members, invitees or renters (collectively “Guests”) under these Rules and Regulations. Persons who check-in to a Time-Share Unit (“Unit”) under an exchange program are treated as an Owner, and are responsible not only for their own actions, but for the actions of their Guests. The term “occupant” as used herein refers to all Owners and Guests occupying or visiting a Unit.
- Occupants shall keep their Time-Share Unit clean and in good condition.
- Resort Smoking Policy - All Of our accommodations are smoke free. Smoking is strictly prohibited. A $250 fee will be charged those who violate this policy. Smoking is allowed on the patio. You must close patio door when smoking outside. Please properly dispose of your cigarettes and cigars.
- No occupant may violate any local, state or federal law, ordinance, regulation, statute, rule, or other restriction or requirement.
- All rules of Massanutten Resort, now in effect or as amended from time to time, are incorporated hereby by reference. The violation of any rule of Massanutten Resort shall be deemed a violation hereof. The rules of Massanutten Resort are published at www.massresort.com/rules.
- Any act prohibited by these Rules shall be deemed a Prohibited Act under the Time-share Instrument (“Instrument”).
- Noise audible outside of a Unit is prohibited from 11:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. No occupant shall disturb or permit to be disturbed any other occupant’s quiet enjoyment of a Unit or of the Project. Nor may an occupant interfere with the rights, comfort, or convenience of any other Owner or Guest.
- No occupant may (1) permit or utter or create any statement, sound or noise; (2) present or display any image, gesture, symbol, or conduct; (3) emit or generate any smell or odor; (4) intentionally touch or batter or assault another person; or (5) take any other action with the effect or intent of causing harm, fear, anger, or offense in a Time-Share Unit, Common Area or within real property of Association, Managing Agent, Developer, or related entities (“Resort Properties”).
- The Common Elements, including without limitation, the common areas, roads and walkways in the Project shall not be obstructed nor shall any occupant interfere with the right of any other person to use the Project. No bicycles, scooters, baby carriages, or similar vehicles, or toys or other personal articles shall be allowed to stand or remain in any Common Element.
- No dog, cat or other pet shall be allowed in the Project. A nonrefundable charge of up to $250 per day may be assessed by the Association to clean, repair, treat (for fleas or other pests), and restore a Unit and common areas if a pet is identified in the Project or in the Resort.
- No drugs or controlled substances may be possessed within the Project or Resort without a doctor’s prescription.
- Public intoxication by alcohol or other controlled substance is strictly prohibited.
- No weapons of any kind are authorized in common areas or public facilities on Resort Property. Occupants in possession of a weapon for hunting must have a current hunting license and a nearby property owner’s permission to hunt. Commencing in 2014-2015, weapons intended for hunting must be registered with Resort Security.
- No occupant shall use or permit in a Unit any inflammable oils or fluids such as gasoline, kerosene, naphtha, or benzene, or other explosives or articles deemed extra hazardous to life, limb, or property.
- No damage to a Unit, common area, or other real or personal property of Association, Managing Agent, Developer, or related entities (“Resort Properties”) shall be caused by any act or omission of an occupant. All costs of restoring a Unit, Common Area or Resort Property to its condition prior to occupancy or use, including all cleaning beyond normal wear and tear, repair or replacement of property, painting, disinfection, fumigation or other sanitizing shall be charged to and paid by the Owner responsible for the damage.
- No Unit or other improvement within the Project shall be decorated by an occupant.
- No occupant is allowed to put his name on the Unit or the Project or in any way deface the same.
- Water shall not be left running for any unreasonable or unnecessary length of time. Electricity shall not be wasted. Ovens and stoves may not be left on and unattended.
- No occupant may use any parking space or area in an unauthorized manner. Assigned parking shall be respected in every respect.
MONETARY PENALTIES, SUSPENSIONS AND OTHER DISCIPLINE FOR ASSOCIATION
- An Owner or Guest responsible for a Prohibited Act or other violation of these Rules and Regulations shall be responsible for all costs incurred by Association or its Managing Agent in the correction of a violation or other enforcement or exercise of the Association’s rights, including without limitation, all costs of Managing Agent security personnel, other Managing Agent labor, material expenses, accommodations for occupants of Units, attorney’s fees, and court costs.
- As discipline for Prohibited Acts, Association may remove persons from a Time-Share Unit, from the Resort or any Resort Facility, impose a Monetary Penalty, or may suspend an Owner’s rights with respect to the use and enjoyment of Time-Share Units and the Time-share Project.
- Association procedures for imposing a monetary penalty or suspension of an Time-share Estate Owner's rights and privileges in the Time-share Estate Program or Project for failure to comply with provisions of the Instrument, these rules and regulations, or the rules of the Resort are found in the Instrument.
Permanent identification cards may be issued to Owners of a Time-share Estate who purchase their Week from Great Eastern Resort Corp. and to dependents claimed on their Federal tax returns, provided the number of cards may not exceed the maximum occupancy of Unit Week owned. Identification card should be validated each year after the annual maintenance fee/assessment is paid in full. Once validated, the card allows Owner to utilize the facilities and obtain appropriate discounts.
No owner or guest shall take possession of a Unit until their specified check-in time unless there is availability after pre-registration. No Owner or Guest shall continue to occupy his Time-Share Unit later than 10:00 a.m. on the day the Weekends, or other final day of occupancy determined at the time of Confirmation of a Reservation Request. The foregoing shall be for the purpose of enabling Managing Agent to perform necessary housekeeping and maintenance procedures. Occupants for two or more consecutive Weeks shall allow Managing Agent to perform necessary housekeeping and maintenance at such times as Managing Agent shall prescribe from time to time.
- The Association requires timely payment of assessments, which are essential for the operation of the Program and Project, and enable it to serve your vacation needs. To this end:
a. Owners of Weeks 1 through 26 and all floating ownerships are invoiced in the middle of November each year for the annual assessment due January 1st of each and every year.
b. Owners of weeks 27 through 52 are invoiced in the middle of May each year for the annual assessment due July 1st of each and every year.
c. If full payment is not received by the last business day of the month payment is due, a $25 late charge is assessed and finance charges shall begin to accrue at a rate of 1.5% per month on any unpaid balance. Further, if full payment is not received or an arrangement for payments is not agreed to by Association within seventy-five (75) days of the due date, the account will be turned over to an outside collection agency where an additional approximately 33% in collection charges is assessed and payable by the delinquent Owner.
d. No Reservation Request will be Confirmed or assigned a Unit while an outstanding balance exists.
- Request your Reservation as early as possible.
a. For floating week ownerships, reservations are assigned on a first-come, first-serve, space-available basis. Failure to obtain a reservation assignment could result in loss of use of the Week for the year.
b. For fixed week ownerships, reservations must be made no later than 30 days prior to the start date of your Week of occupancy. Failure to do so could result in loss of use of the Week for the year.
If you have a disability and need an accommodation, you should notify the Managing Agent at the time you submit your Reservation Request. Requests for accommodations received for the first time at check-in will be processed, but may not be granted if the accommodation is no longer available. Note that less than thirty (30) days prior to the Week of occupancy, the Program is permitted to release Units with accessibility features to the general public.
Managing Agent and any contractor or workmen authorized by Managing Agent may enter into any Time-Share Unit at any reasonable hour of the day for any purpose permitted under the terms of these Rules, the Instrument or Managing Agent’s Management Agreement. Except in case of emergency, entry will be made by pre-arrangement with the Owner or Guest, if possible.
Complaints regarding management of the Time-share Program and Project shall be made in writing to Managing Agent. All complaints shall be treated as confidential.
Any consent or approval given under these Rules by Managing Agent shall be revocable at any time.
These Rules may be added to, repealed, or amended at any time. The date of these Rules will be indicated herein.
Approved November 5, 2013.