Policies

Washer Drain Repair

Board approved Nov 21, 1993

The Board of Directors passed a motion setting up a long-term repair and improvement program intended to correct all deficient or improperly installed washing machine drains in GHI at no additional expense to the affected member. The following guidelines outline the conditions under which the program will operate:

Updated: 
Fri, 05/06/2011

Landscaping

GHI Underground Utility Program
last revised Jan 28, 1999

When it becomes necessary to disturb members' yards in order to replace underground utility lines, GHI will take the steps necessary to restore yards to their original conditions as closely as is possible. This includes removing vegetation and landscape features for reinstallation, where possible, or purchasing and replacing new materials in consultation with members, in the following manner:

Updated: 
Fri, 05/06/2011

Interior Finishing of Underground Areas

Summary & Standards
last revised Jan 27, 2006

Underground Finishing Summary below provided for general information purposes; current GHI rules supercede any abbreviated guidelines
GHI rules §X.B.7
  permit request type I, II
  neighbor consent not required
  Board approval
Updated: 
Thu, 01/26/2006

Construction Proximate to Existing Utility Lines

The following requirements apply whenever Technical Services reviews member requests for permits to build additions, decks, and other permanent structures. Permanent structures are those that are supported by and anchored to structural foundations embedded into the earth.

Updated: 
Thu, 09/15/2005

Policy Regarding Unlocking Crawl Space & Boiler Room Doors

In order to improve the efficiency of maintenance operations, the Board of Directors approved a revision to the policy regarding unlocking of crawlspace and boiler room doors. The revised policy is as follows:

Boiler Rooms and Crawl Space areas (hear after referred to as "crawl spaces") under GHI town homes are classified as confined spaces. For safety and liability reasons, GHI enforces restrictions as to who can enter and what type of work should be performed in these areas.  The following procedure shall be followed with regard to unlocking of crawl spaces:

Updated: 
Wed, 04/06/2011

Insurance Coverage Policy for GHI Structures & Responsibility for Payment of Deductible

In accordance with each member's Mutual Ownership Contract, GHI provides insurance on the structure of member's homes, both original unit and addition(s), including any new addition constructed by the current member, but not on personal property or upgrades to builder-grade* material. The following is a statement of conditions and components covered for loss by GHI's insurer.

Updated: 
Thu, 01/10/2013

Construction Near/Over Utilities

The following requirements apply whenever Technical Services reviews member requests for permits to build additions, decks, and other permanent structures. Permanent structures are those that are supported by and anchored to structural foundations embedded into the earth.