The following rules and regulations apply to the use and occupancy of all Units and use of the Common Elements. For purposes of these rules and regulations, any terms not defined herein shall have the same meanings as provided for in the Declaration of Condominium for The Hudson and/or the Bylaws of The Hudson Condominium Homeowners Association.

  1. No Obstructions. The sidewalks, entrances, passages, public halls, elevators, vestibules, corridors, and stairways of or appurtenant to the Condominium shall not be obstructed or used for any purpose other than ingress to and egress from the Units. No baby carriages, bicycles, scooters, or similar items shall be allowed to stand in the public halls, corridors, passageways, lobbies, courtyard, or other public areas of the Condominium. No article (including, but not limited to, garbage cans, bottles or mats) shall be placed or stored in any of the halls, or on any of the stairways, or on the courtyard of the Condominium, nor shall any fire exit be obstructed in any manner.
  2. Cleanliness. Each Unit Owner shall keep his Unit and Limited Common Elements in a good state of preservation, condition, repair and cleanliness.
  3. Windows and Doors. Nothing shall be hung or shaken from any doors or windows, or placed upon the window sills of the Condominium, and no Unit Owner shall sweep or throw, or permit to be swept or thrown, any dirt, debris, or other substance therefrom. The Declarant (during the Declarant Control Period) and the Executive Board shall have the authority to regulate the exterior appearance of the window coverings and treatments installed on all Unit windows. In no event shall any exterior glass surface of any windows of the Condominium be colored or painted.
  4. Outdoor Furniture, Accessories and Grills. Outdoor furniture, outdoor accessories or cooking grills shall not be stored on the courtyard and the same shall be regulated as hereinafter provided. No gas, propane or charcoal grills shall be permitted on the courtyard or Unit terraces. Under no circumstance shall any cooking grills be stored or used within the Condominium in violation of applicable governmental laws and ordinances.
  5. Playing and Lounging. There shall be no playing or lounging in the entrances, passageways, public halls, elevator(s), vestibules, corridors, or stairways of the Condominium, except in the courtyard or other areas designated for use as recreational areas by the Executive Board.
  6. Control of Common Elements. The Executive Board or the Managing Agent may, from time to time, curtail, specify or relocate any portion of the Common Elements devoted to storage, recreation, or service purposes in the Condominium.
  7. Control of Courtyard and Terraces. The Declarant (during the Declarant Control Period), the Executive Board or the Managing Agent(s) may, from time to time, curtail the use of any portion of the courtyard and terraces, including, but not limited to, the use or storage of furniture or accessories and the extent of allowable recreational activities thereon. The Declarant (during the Declarant Control Period) and the Executive Board or the Managing Agent(s) shall have the authority to regulate the exterior appearance of the terraces and the landscape materials located thereon. No exterior window treatments or coverings shall be placed on the terraces without the express written consent of the Managing Agent(s) or the Executive Board.
  8. Insurance and Compliance with Law. Nothing shall be done or kept in any Unit, Limited Common Element or the Common Elements that will increase the rate of insurance for the Condominium or the contents thereof. No Unit Owner shall permit anything to be done or kept in its Unit, Limited Common Elements, or in the Common Elements, that will results in the cancellation of insurance on the Condominium or the contents thereof, or that would be in violation of any Law. No Unit Owner or any of its Family Members, agents, servants, employees, licensees, lessees, or visitors shall, at any time, bring into or keep in its Unit any inflammable, combustible, or explosive fluid, material, chemical, or substance, except as shall be necessary and appropriate for the permitted uses of such Unit, and in compliance with all applicable Law.
  9. No Nuisance or Annoyance. No Unit Owner shall make, cause, or permit any unusual disturbing, or objectionable noises or odors to be produced upon or to emanate from its Unit or Limited Common Element or permit anything to be done therein that will interfere with the rights, comforts, or conveniences of the other Unit Owners. No smoking shall be permitted in any public areas of the Condominium. No Unit Owner shall play upon or suffer to be played upon any musical instrument, or shall operate or permit to be operate a phonograph, radio, television set, or other loudspeaker, practice vocal music or otherwise engage in any activity in such Unit Owner’s Unit, between 10:00 PM and the following 8:00 AM, if the same shall disturb or annoy other Occupants of the Condominium. No construction, repair work, or other installation involving noise shall be conducted in any Unit, except on weekdays (not including legal holidays) and only between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM, unless such construction or repair work is necessitated by an emergency.
  10. Noise Reduction. Each Unit Owner shall take all reasonable measures to reduce and/or eliminate sound transmission(s) between adjacent Units.
  11. Air Conditioning and Ventilation. No ventilator or air conditioning device shall be installed in any Unit without the prior written approval of the Executive Board, which approval may be granted or refused in the sole discretion of the Executive Board.
  12. Antennas, Satellite Dishes and Signs. No radio or television antennas, nor any satellite dishes, shall be attached to or hung from the exterior of the Building, and no sign, notice, advertisement or illumination (including, without limitation, “For Sale”, “For Lease”, or “For Rent” signs) shall be inscribed or exposed on or at any window or other part of the Building, except such as are permitted pursuant to the terms of Condominium Documents or shall have been approved in writing by the Executive Board or Managing Agent(s). Nothing shall be projected from any window of a Unit, nor shall any signs or devices for displaying decorative flags be installed or displayed on or about the exterior of any Unit or in the Common Elements.
  13. Electrical Equipment. All radio, television, or other electrical equipment of any kind or nature installed or used in each Unit shall fully comply with all rules, regulations, requirements or recommendations of the North Carolina Board of Fire Underwriters and the public authorities having jurisdiction, and the Unit Owner alone shall be liable for any damage or injury caused by any radio, television, or other electrical equipment, specifically including, but not limited to, the use of clothes dryers, with adequate ventilation capacity, as may be prescribed by (a) any state or local laws, codes, statutes or ordinances; and/or (b) the Executive Board.
  14. Water Apparatus. Water closets and other water apparatus in the Condominium shall not be used for any purpose other than those of which they were designed, and no sweepings, rubbish, rags, or any other article shall be thrown into the same. Any damage resulting from misuse of any water closets or other water apparatus in a Unit shall be repaired and paid for by the owner of such Unit.  The owners of Units with water spouts located on their terraces shall not permit excessive amounts of water from the spouts to drain off their terraces.
  15. Overloading of Floors. No Unit Owner shall permit overloading of the load-bearing capacity of the floors of its Unit or elsewhere in the Condominium, including the Storage Spaces.
  16. Pest Inspection and Control. The Agents of the Executive Board or the Managing Agent(s), and any contractor or workman authorized by the Executive Board or the Managing Agent(s), may enter any unit or Limited Common Element at any reasonable hour of the day, on at least one day prior notice to the Unit Owner, for the purpose of inspecting such Unit for the presence of any vermin, insects, or other pests and for the purpose of taking such measures as may be necessary to control or exterminate any such vermin, insects or other pests; provided, however, such entry, inspection and extermination shall be done in a reasonable manner so as not to unreasonably interfere with the use of such Unit or Limited Common Element for its permitted purposes.
  17. Access to Units and Limited Common Elements. The Executive Board or the Managing Agent may retain a passkey to each Unit. If any lock is altered or a new lock is installed, the Executive Board or the Managing Agent(s) shall be provided with a key thereto immediately upon such alteration or installation. If the Unit Owner is not personally present to open and permit any entry to his/her Unit or Limited Common Elements at any time when an entry therein is necessary or permissible, then the Executive Board or Managing Agent(s) may forcibly enter such Unit or Limited Common Elements without liability for damages or trespass by reason thereof (if, during such entry, reasonable care is given to such Unit Owner’s property).
  18. No Use of Association Employees or Agents for Private Business. No Occupant of the Condominium shall send any employee of either the Association or the Managing Agent(s) out of the Condominium on any private business.
  19. Animals. No animals, livestock or poultry of any kind shall be raised, bred or kept on the Property or in the Units, except that a maximum of two (2) small domesticated household pet, not exceeding ninety (90) pounds each in weight, may be kept in any one Unit, providing that they are not kept for breeding or commercial purposes. The following dog breeds shall be specifically prohibited: Rottweiler, Doberman, Mastiff, Boxer, Bulldog, Pit Bulls, Chows and wolf hybrids. Notwithstanding the foregoing, reptiles, insects, amphibians and rodents shall be expressly prohibited. No pet shall be permitted upon the Common Elements unless attended and carried or leashed by a person who can control the pet. All pets shall be controlled so as not to created a nuisance or unreasonable disturbance (including loud or excessive barking) on the Property. Pet owners shall immediately clean up any waste on the Property from his/her pet. All Unit Owners and Occupants with pets shall hold the Declarant (during the Declarant Control Period) and the Association harmless from any claim resulting from any action of the pet, and promptly repair, at his/her cost, any damage to the Common Elements caused by the pet. If a Unit Owner violates any portion(s) or combination of portions of this section 9.7 more than twice in any twelve (12) month period, the Association shall have the right to require the Unit Owner to permanently remove the pet from the Property upon no less than ten (10) days written notice. In addition, the Declaration (during the Declarant Control Period) and the Association shall specifically have the power and responsibility to designate, based upon temperament, size and/or nature or tendencies, from time to time, a list of breeds of animals which shall be prohibited in the Condominium or any Unit.
  20. Approval of Executive Board. Any consent or approval given under these Rules and Regulations may be amended, modified, added to, or repealsed at any time by resolution of the Executive Board. In addition, any such consent or approval may, in the discretion of the Executive Board or the Managing Agent(s), be conditional in nature.
  21. Vehicles. Due to the limited number of available parking spaces, Unit Owners and their guests shall park their vehicles in the Unit Owner’s assigned Parking Space(s). Unit Owners shall not park or store any boat, boat trailer, motor home, travel trailer, camper, trailer vehicle, or similar vehicle anywhere on the Property. No trucks shall be permitted except for standard 2-ton or less pickup trucks or smaller sized trucks.
  22. Service Complaints. Complaints regarding the service of the Condominium shall be made in writing to the Executive Board or to the Managing Agent(s).
  23. No Solicitation. No solicitation shall be permitted on the Property without the prior written consent of the Executive Board or the Managing Agent(s) in each instance.
  24. Trash. Trash, garbage and other waste shall be kept in sanitary containers within each Unit, and deposited only in the designated trash receptacles located within the Common Elements. No garbage cans or trash barrels shall be placed outside the Units.
  25. Storage. Storage of materials in Common Elements or other areas designated by the Executive Board shall be at the risk of the person storing the materials. Unit Owners shall not be permitted to use any mechanical space between the finished ceiling and the fire rated ceiling in their Units for the purposes of storage.
  26. Compliance with Laws. No immoral, improper, offensive or unlawful use may be made of the Condominium and the Unit Owners shall comply with and conform to all applicable laws and regulation. The violating Unit Owner shall hold the Association and the other Unit Owners harmless from all fines, penalties, costs and prosecutions for the violation thereof or non-compliance therewith.
  27. Indemnification for Actions of Others. Unit Owners shall hold the Association and other Unit Owners and Occupants harmless for the actions of their tenants, employees, agents, invitees, licensees or lessees.
  28. Rules of Insurance and Reports of Damage. Unit Owners and Occupants shall comply with the rules and regulations contained in any fire and liability insurance policy on the Condominium. Unit Owners and Occupants shall promptly report to the Declarant (during the Declarant Control Period), the Managing Agent, or the Executive Board any damage to the Condominium and any injuries to persons, by fire or accident, as well as the names of any persons responsible for such damage, fire or accident.
  29. Subject to Declaration and Bylaws. These rules and regulations are subject to the Declaration and Bylaws, any amendments thereto, and notwithstanding anything to the contrary in these rules and regulations, the Declaration and Bylaws shall control.
  30. Leases. Any lease of all or any part of a Unit, as permitted by the Declaration, shall contain a covenant by the lessee to abide by the terms and conditions of the Declaration, the Bylaws, the Articles, and these rules and regulations, and a failure by the lessee to so abide shall constitute a default thereof.