Entry Rules and Passes
- Entry Rules
- 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 hold all vehicles not displaying a current Scenic Oaks decal until permission to enter is granted by a resident.
Upon arriving at the Entry Station, guests will be asked their name and the resident name and address they seek. The entry station will log the time the guest enters and the vehicle license number. * Please provide a guest list arranged in alphabetical order by last name when expecting several vehicles or party guests to help the entry station navigate the list quickly.
Resident Contact Information Updates The entry station has access to a searchable SOPOA resident directory. Adding authorized visitors and scheduled service providers to your contact information will allow the entry station staff to admit them without a phone call. Please use the Contact Update Form to update your contact information.
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.
Security Services Homeowners with a security monitoring system should provide the Security Company the Entry Station telephone number (210) 698-3588, and in the event of an alarm suggest they call the officer after the Sheriff has been called.
Problems Report entry problems, discourtesy or inattention by an office to a member of the SOPOA Board of Directors.
Windshield decals and hang tags are available for residents, family and frequent guests at a cost of $5.000 each. Replacement decals and tags are also $5.00 each. Please request a windshield decal or mirror hang tag on the Permits & Forms page. After you submit the form, SOPOA will contact you to collect the fee and coordinate delivery.
*When selling or trading in your old vehicle, please remember to remove the old decal.
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 state issued 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.