Originally Posted by 52Dodgeman
. BTW, current HOA board member does not want to see RVs at all, not even to stage for a trip.
My HOA "allows" RV's/TT's/Pop-ups, as long as they are not visible.....and has no provision on how to hitch, load, service, etc, to their satisfaction.
It's kinda like a little game we play in my neighborhood ..... "can you load faster than the response time for the sheriff & HOA board secret-police".
They call the sheriff & report that you have the right of way blocked and have stopped traffic on the road (reality is that your tow vehicle when hitched, is 2' longer than your driveway and blocks the sidewalk (not the street) for the 45 minutes yr loading). Funny thing is .... The sidewalk terminates at my property ... so I'm officially blocking "the road to nowhere".
The "annonymous callers" from "nosy & self-righteous central" usually call the cops within 5 minutes of me pulling in the driveway to load & sheriff usually arrives in about 30 minutes (HOA "champions" are there in 10). "His-high-holliness-of-the HOA" usually arrives in about 35-45 minutes.
Sheriff and I usually have a good talk & laugh while I'm loading the trailer (I always grab some Dunkin Donughts or Panera goodies for officer-friendly when I go out to get the trailer) and he keeps the dudley-do-rights off my lawn as they decry my abuse of the HOA policies and preach the impending-doom for all civilized life (and property values) in our community, due to my monthly 42-minutes of satanic trailer loading.
If all goes well, I'm rolling back out in about 40 minutes & give a friendly wave to "his-High-Holliness-of-the-HOA" & the sheriff gives the "HOA prophets" a little talking-to about wasting community resources for silly stuff like this.
Sometimes they sulk & shrink back into their secret spy bunkers & start generating written propaganda ballots to have me tared-and-feathered or drawn-and-quartered, at the next board meeting. Every once in a while they get enough peeps together on the occasional board meetings I miss (because I'm camping) and vote to levy a fine on me.
I usually win ... but it's a $150.00 fine from the HOA if I don't