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The Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act (a/k/a CCIOA) was adopted by the Colorado legislature in 1992, to govern common interest communities in Colorado.  Communities that do not fall under the definition of a “common interest community” are not subject to CCIOA or any of its requirements or benefits.   But what exactly is a “common interest… [Read More]

Senate Bill 100 & 89: What They Say and How to Comply

Date Posted: Friday, June, 22nd, 2012

Passed in June 2005, SB 100 affected almost all aspects of the operation and governance of Colorado’s common interest communities from how board members are elected to the policies associations are required to adopt. SB 100 not only amended several existing provisions of CCIOA, but it also added entirely new sections for board members and… [Read More]

SB 100 & SB 89’s Requirements ‘At A Glance’

Date Posted: Friday, June, 22nd, 2012

Restrictions on Declarations, Covenants, and Bylaws An association may not enforce a restrictive covenant that restricts or limits xeriscaping or requires the primary use of turf grass.  [37-60-126(11)(a)] An association may not bring enforcement actions against owners who allow their grass to die during water use restrictions and must give owners a reasonable and practicable… [Read More]

SB 100 & 89: A Quick Reference Guide

Date Posted: Friday, June, 22nd, 2012

 I. RESTRICTIONS ON COVENANTS AND BYLAWS 1.1 XERISCAPING (37-60-126(11)) Effective Date:    June 6, 2005 Applicability:    Applies to all pre and post-CCIOA common interest communities Any restrictive covenant that prohibits or limits xeriscaping, or requires the primary or exclusive use of turf grass is unenforceable. Associations may not place any additional burdens (procedural or financial) on… [Read More]


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