The entry control sought by these rules is intended to promote safety and security within Scenic Oaks subdivision, but cannot guarantee either safety or security. The Scenic Oaks Property Owner's Association assumes no responsibility or liability for the safety of security of persons or property.
- All vehicles must stop at the Entry Station. Proceed only when instructed to do so.
- All vehicles MUST STOP before entering or exiting, to allow the gates to open.
- Vehicles MUST enter one at a time.
- DO NOT enter through the exit gate and DO NOT exit through the entrance gate.
- Children must not play by the gate.
The 24-hour Entry Officer will stop all vehicles not displaying a current Scenic Oaks
Decals are available only to Association members in good standing, for use by
- non-resident and resident property owners, and
- family members who are permanent Scenic Oaks residents.
Lessees may obtain a pass only if permitted by their Lessor.
Contractors with houses under construction may obtain limited, daylight only WORK
Do not apply for decals for contractors, maids, friends, or any non-resident.
Soliciting is prohibited by our restrictions. Residents are not allowed to permit friends or vendors into the neighborhood for the purpose of soliciting. This does not apply to residents who sell Girl Scout cookies and other similar fundraisers.
Regular Service Providers
Service businesses making regular unscheduled service calls and/or using different
drivers for service calls, will be admitted as directed in writing by an owner.
The Entry Officer will stop all entering pedestrians. Arrange to carry a hang tag or
driver's license (with Scenic Oaks address) with you.
If guests or vendors are expected, call the officer at 210-698-3588 and provide the name of the guest(s) or name of vendor's company and your name and address.
Occasionally the officer may call back to verify the call.
Upon arriving at the Entry Station, guests will be asked their name and the resident name and address they seek. The officer will log the time the guest enters and the vehicle license number.
If the resident fails to give the officer prior notice of guest/vendor arrival, the officer will call the resident when the guest or vendor arrives. If no one answers or if the telephone number is unlisted, admittance will be denied.
When a resident is expecting several vehicles or is having a party, a guest list must be submitted to the security officer.
Public Service Providers
On-duty law enforcement, fire fighters, EMS ambulances, U.S. Mail, UPS, newspaper
deliverers, school buses and Garbage Collection, will be admitted upon request.
Entry Officers shall allow entry, with notice to a resident, to civil process servers who (1)
present a current ID card, and (2) represent that they are on duty and have legal papers to
serve. The officer will take the name of the process server, the ID card number, and the
expiration date, from the process server's ID card, for the log.
No owner shall authorize the entry into Scenic Oaks of a non-owner for any purpose other
than to visit the authorizing owner's property, except during approved open houses and scheduled annual garage sale. Violating owners and visitors may be charged with trespassing.
Realtors who present a current "Real Estate Salesman Identification Card" and a driver's
license will be admitted during daylight hours. Persons "shopping" for a lot or home will be admitted during daylight hours ONLY if accompanied by a Realtor with the above credentials, or if authorized in accordance with these rules by a property owner.
Representatives of mortgagees on an inspection visit will be given daylight only access if
(1) they have credentials showing that they represent the mortgagee, and
(2) they present a copy of the applicable Deed of Trust with an inspection right in it.
For homeowners with a security monitoring system, give the Security Company the Entry
Officer's telephone number and in the event of an alarm suggest they call the officer after
the Sheriff has been called.
Report entry problems, discourtesy or inattention by an office to a member of the SOPOA
Board of Directors.
Updated: September 1996