Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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What is the Tyler Walk Homeowners Association?

The Tyler Walk Homeowners Association (HOA) is a non-profit organization that sets the rules and regulations for homeowners in the Tyler Walk development in Newtown Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Our goal is to preserve the look and life of Tyler Walk, maintain property values, and assure pleasant and harmonious living for our residents and their guests. Individuals who purchase property within Tyler Walk automatically become members of the HOA and are required to pay Association fees. The Association is run by a Board of Directors consisting of five residents who have been elected by a vote of our homeowners. 

What are the Homeowners Association fees and what do they cover?

Our Homeowners Association fees are $148 per quarter for each unit.


The quarterly fees cover the costs of ground maintenance of the common areas, maintenance and repair of the HOA facilities (clubhouse, pool, tennis courts, and playground), the cost of our property managers, the cost of lifeguards at the pool, and insurance of the HOA facilities.

Is trash service included in the Association fee?

No, each resident is reponsible for contracting with a private trash vendor themselves. The most widely used trash vendors are: Waste Management (www.wm.com), Republic Services (www.republicservice.com), McCullough Trash (www.mcculloughrubbish.com), and United Group Services (www.unitedgroupservices.com). 

When does the Board of Directors meet?

The Board meets once a month at the Tyler Walk Clubhouse by the pool. Meetings are normally held on the fourth Tuesday of each month and are open to the public beginning at 7:30PM. All residents are welcome to attend. 

Architectural Change Request FAQ

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Do I need approval to change the exterior of my home?

Yes. The HOA has established standards to maintain the quality of the appearance of our community. Certain changes are permitted with prior approval, while other changes are not permitted. Our Rules and Regulations describe what is and what is not permitted. For permitted changes, residents are required to submit an Architectural Change Request (ACR) Form prior to making any change to the exterior of the property. Interior changes do not require the approval of the HOA.

What kind of exterior changes require an ACR form?

Residents should submit an ACR form whenever they are replacing existing materials on the outside of the home, or changing the exterior appearance of the home. This applies to replacing material even when the new material looks identical to the old material. The following are examples of some of the changes/replacements to the exterior of your home that require approval: roof, siding, drainage systems, patios, steps, decks, windows, doors, garage doors, driveways, shutters, gutters, landscaping, post and rail fencing, sheds, privacy screens, and trees.

Where do I find the form?

The ACR Form can be found in the Forms section of this website.


The form should be filled out in full and sent to the property manager, Sari Sax of Continental Property Management, 975 Easton Road, Suite 102, Warrington, PA 18976.  If you have questions about the form, you can call Sari at (215) 343-1550. 

Can you tell me about the ACR process? How long does it take?

The ACR form should be submitted to the property manager for approval at least 45 days prior to the start of work on the exterior change.  Once received by the property manager, a letter acknowledging the receipt of the request will be mailed back to the resident. If the resident does not receive an acknowledgment, they should contact the property manager. The HOA has 45 days to review each ACR once it is received.


We do realize that in certain circumstances an approval is needed sooner than 45 days.  For example, if you have a leaking roof, that repair should be made as quickly as possible.  In the case of emergencies, please note on the form that your requested change is an emergency, and then the HOA will do its best to expedite the process.


Once your ACR form has been submitted, you should expect to hear from the property manager via phone or email with either questions about your form, or the decision of the HOA.  A formal letter will also be sent in the postal mail letting you know if the requested change has been approved or rejected.

Exactly what information do I need to submit?

On the ACR form, you will describe the change being requested, and the dates that you would like the work to be performed.


The ACR should also include a diagram showing the work to be done and its respective position on the property, a copy of all applicable building permits, and certificate of general liability insurance of the contractor, if applicable.

What if my ACR gets rejected?

If your ACR form is not approved by the HOA, you have the right to understand why it was not approved, and request an appeal hearing to present your case in person to the HOA Board of Directors.  Any resident requesting an appeal should contact the property manager.

Pool FAQ

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What are the pool hours?

The pool is open from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend. Daily hours are noon to 8pm. From May 25, 2019 to June 21, 2019, the pool is open on Saturdays and Sundays only. From June 22, 2019 to September 2, 2019, the pool is open 7 days a week. Please show your pool tags to the lifeguard and sign into the guestbook upon entrance to the pool each and every visit.


For new residents, pool tags will be provided when they join the community and should be kept for as long as they remain residents of Tyler Walk.  Additionally, pool stickers will be distributed to all residents at the beginning of each pool season and are to be applied to the pool tags.   Replacement pool tags can be requested from the Property Manager at (215) 343-1550.

What are the pool rules?

 

  1. Open to Tyler Walk residents only.
  2. All residents must present pool tags and sign the logbook when entering the pool area.
  3. No smoking of any kind in the fenced-in pool area.
  4. No one is permitted in pool area unless a lifeguard is on duty.
  5. Listen to the lifeguard.  The lifeguard is in charge.
  6. All children 12 and under must be accompanied by a supervising adult in the pool area and in the bathroom.
  7. No parties during pool hours.
  8. No diving, running, ball playing, or rough play within the fenced-in pool area.
  9. No glass containers in the pool area.
  10. No disposable diapers are permitted in the pool.
  11. Everyone uses the facilities at their own risk. The HOA is not liable for any injury or loss of personal property.

What is the inclement weather policy of the pool?

If, during inclement weather, the pool is not opened at the normal start-up time, and if the weather does not clear by 4:30 p.m., the pool will be closed for the day. If the weather clears prior to 4:30 p.m., then the pool will be opened for the balance of the day. If inclement weather develops any time while the pool is open or if there is lightning in the area, the lifeguard will temporarily close the pool and have everyone leave the pool area. If the weather clears at least two hours prior to normal closing time, the pool will reopen for the rest of the day. 

Can I rent the pool to throw a party?

Yes, the pool and clubhouse are available for residents to rent during the pool season any day between 8 a.m. and noon, or between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.  A pool rental agreement must be submitted to the HOA in advance for approval. In addition, a lifeguard must be hired for the duration of the party. Please contact our Property Manager with questions at (215) 343-1550.


Pool parties during regular pool hours are not permitted.