Is the gate in the back of our neighborhood open to the public and can I take my ATV through it?2021-03-22T16:47:02+00:00

No, you cannot take your ATV or any vehicle through the gate. The roadway within the fence-line off of Starlight Drive is private property between Lots 133 and 134. This gate is for emergency use only and locked by the appropriate agency’s.

Can I build a fire outside?2021-03-22T16:55:28+00:00

No outdoor fire of any kind is permitted at any time for any reason with the sole exception of cooking food, and then such fire must be confined to a barbecue-type unit intended for cooking food and the unit must contain the fire, ash, and hot embers, either free standing or built in, and under no circumstances shall such barbecue fire be directly on the ground. If observed there is an immediate $1000.00 fine imposed.

Do I have to keep my lot cleared of dead and down trees and braches and do I have to ladder up live limbs?2021-03-22T16:54:54+00:00

Yes, the policy is that dead and down trees and branches must be removed from your lot. New for 2021, no dead standing trees are allowed due to the exceptional drought and increased fire risk.  You must also ladder up low hanging limbs so as to not allow a fire to spread to the canopy of the trees. Check with the Fire Safety Committee (FSC) for the latest Policy or on the BRE Website at: http://www.blueridgeestates.org. Lot compliance inspections begin May 15 with total compliance expected by September 15th of each year.

Do I need to have a trash container on my lot during construction of my house?2020-10-14T16:12:16+00:00

Yes, a trash container must be on your lot and at the end of each day it must be covered by a tarp sufficient enough to stop trash from blowing out and to deter animals from getting in.

Can I let my animals run loose or do they need to be leashed?2021-03-22T15:54:48+00:00

Coconino County has a leash law and it is enforced in our community. You can let your pets outside without a leash on your property provided you are in close supervision.  Be aware that wildlife in the area, especially Javalinas and Mountain Lions can be aggressive toward dogs and cats.

Can I ride my ATV on the roadways?2020-10-22T15:41:37+00:00

If you have a licensed driver and your ATV is street legal with motorcycle license plates and street legal tires then yes you can. Under no circumstances should any underage person be allowed to drive an ATV on the roadway. Not only is it against the law it is extremely dangerous.

What is the speed limit in our community?2020-10-22T15:41:04+00:00

The speed limit in all areas is 25mph. We have many families with children that play on the roadways so please slow down and keep a careful watch as you drive around. In addition, vehicles traveling above 25mph create a noise nuisance. Please be considerate of our neighbors.

Can I allow camping on my lot if my house is built?2020-10-22T15:39:42+00:00

You may allow juvenile camping in a tent on your lot with permission from the AC and an adult is in the house while the camping is going on. Camping will be for a limited time and prior permission must be granted. Warning; our lots are in the wilderness and wild animals including bears have been spotted in our community so camping is at your own risk.

Can I camp on my lot prior to my house being built?2020-10-22T15:40:25+00:00

No, per Coconino County Ordinances, camping on your lot is prohibited, including tents, travel trailers, pop up campers, trucks with campers, or motor homes. They also cannot be parked on the public roadway in the BRE community.

Can I park my trailer and or boat on my lot?2021-03-22T15:56:54+00:00

In order to park a trailer or a small boat on your lot you must receive permission from the Architectural Committee (AC) and it must be out of site and covered. If however there is a complaint from another lot owner the item must be removed or otherwise be placed out of site.

Can I have a clothes line to dry my clothes?2020-10-14T16:14:13+00:00

No outside clotheslines or other outside facilities for drying or airing clothes may be erected, placed or maintained on any lot.

How do I start the process to build my home?2021-03-22T16:00:37+00:00

You can check out the Blue Ridge Estates HOA requirements on the website at:  http://blueridgeestates.org/architectural-committee/

Before you decide on a builder you should contact the AC (bre-AC@blueridgeestates.org)  for a list of things that must be done and the proper order in which they should be carried out.

How do I get involved in the community?2021-03-22T16:05:39+00:00

The Blue Ridge Estates Home Owners Association (BREHOA) is always seeking people who would like to help out. Besides being on the Board there are active committees including Fire Safety, Architectural, and Social Committees that need help maintaining the look of our neighborhood and encouraging a sense of community.  There are also opportunities with Website Management/Maintenance, Newsletter, and Bulletin Board updates.  Contact any Board member or send an email to HOAMCO and they will get you in touch with the appropriate person(s).

Can I rent or lease my house?2020-10-14T16:15:43+00:00

Yes you can rent and/or lease your house but you as the homeowner are responsible for upholding all of the governing documents of the BREHOA. If your tenants create a problem you will be held responsible.

Can I put up a satellite dish?2020-10-14T16:16:47+00:00

Yes, you can place a satellite dish but please notify the ARC of the placement position of the dish prior to installation.

Can I put up patio lights?2020-10-22T15:51:15+00:00

Yes, with AC approval. The association is attempting to retain “Dark Skies” that are possible in our location and flood lights used to provide extended nighttime recreation will not be approved. Exterior Lighting is regulated by Coconino County Ordinance to encourage lighting practices and systems that will minimize Light Pollution, light trespass, impacts to nocturnal wildlife, and conserve energy while maintaining nighttime safety, utility, security, and productivity.

Can I put up Holiday lights?2020-10-30T01:57:58+00:00

A. Per Coconino County Ordinance Section 4.3 Lighting:
a. Holiday Decorations: Low-wattage holiday decorations are exempt from the provisions of this Ordinance from October 25 through January 15. Such lighting and all associated wiring used outdoors must be certified for outdoor use by Underwriters Laboratories.
b. Lighting must be extinguished at 11:00pm.
c. Upward-directed Floodlighting: Outdoor floodlighting by flood light projections above the horizontal plane is prohibited.

When are the cows in the area?2020-10-30T01:56:30+00:00

The local ranchers use the forest for cow pasture in the Summertime. They use the Blue Ridge(East) side of HWY 87 in the even years(2020, 2022, 2024) and the Starlight Pines(West) side of HWY 87 in the odd years(2021, 2023, 2025). The cows usually arrive in early May and depart in early November.