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| Feb 13, 2017 | Condo / HOA, Firm News |


Q. Our board would like to know what to do about a female resident who showers and swims naked at the community pool. We are a condominium community of 48 units located within a large gated community. This resident has been seen by many people including contractors that work at our small community. The board would appreciate any recommendations you have so that we can stop this behavior.

A. This is the first question we have received of this nature. We have received questions about loud music, aggressive pets, unruly tenants and other nuisances, but we have never encountered this. The short answer is that this is primarily a criminal matter. The next time that the resident is witnessed nude in the community, it should be reported to the Sheriff’s office. Certainly, the condo association should also issue a written violation notice and impose a suspension of the amenities, but the suspension requires a hearing with your violations committee. The quickest way to resolve this is to also contact the criminal authorities the next time this happens.