RULES AND REGULATIONS
LOT RENTAL AMOUNT- The full Lot Rental Amount is expected on the due date, the 1st of the month. This includes any electric bill present. Any rent RECEIVED 3 or more days after the due date will be subject to a $15 late fee (after 3rd day of month is late). If no one is in the office, put it in the drop box, on the door in the mail room. If you mail your check, mail it early. If your check arrives early, it will not be deposited before your due date. Late fees are strictly enforced. Checks with insufficient funds (bounced check) will be subject to $15 fee (in addition to bank fee).
STORAGE- Boats, trailers (RV or utility), and extra vehicles must be put in storage. Please note we accept no liability for storage items. Rates for storage are $25 for residents (seasonal and yearly) and $50 for non-residents.
AUTOMOBILES- Only two licensed and insured vehicles (cars or trucks) per lot. If the lot does not have space for two cars, accommodations can be made with the office for a space in the storage area, only for the second car/truck. Boats, trailers, and extra vehicles must be kept in storage, at the current rate.
SPEED LIMIT- The speed limit is 5 mph. Your guest’s adherence to this and other park rules is your responsibility. Please make sure any visitors and workmen, etc. you may have in the park are aware of the speed limit and adhere to it. Speed bumps have been installed for the safety of our tenants and guests.
PARKING AREAS/WALKWAYS/YARDS. No rolled roofing or similar material may be used on the ground outside the unit. Any carpet and mats used outside must be removed when the resident leaves for the season. Any concrete walkway or stepping stones must at grade level to enable a lawnmower to pass over unobstructed. No posts, landscape timbers, etc can be installed in a manner that will interfere with mowing and no fences can be erected on any lot. Any plantings not directly adjacent to unit need 52-inch clearance so a mower can pass between. Planting and removal of trees must be approved by the office.
CLOTHESLINES. All clotheslines, including tree to tree must be removed when vacating for the summer. Any pipe left in the ground for a freestanding clothesline, must be flush with the ground.
MAIL. Please get your lot number on all incoming mail! To get a key for your mailbox, please see the office.
LEAF PICK UP. Leaf pick-up is for leaves, pine needles and grass clippings only. Please keep sticks, branches, and other lawn debris separate. Please make sure there is no trash in your leaves. This means no paper, plastic, wire, PVC, or any other trash. Leaves must be in a container or on a tarp. If you use a large tarp make sure it is not too heavy for us to lift. Leaf pick-up will be posted on the bulletin board outside the office. Tarps are available for purchase in the office.
RV ELETRIC CHARGES Electric meters are in place on all R.V. lots. Usage will be billed at current rates. You will receive the bill in your mailbox. Payment should be made with your normal rent payment and may be added to the same check. Please make a notation of amount to be applied towards electric.
RV ELECTRIC USAGE Ridge Manor Campgrounds has 30 amp service at all lots. Due to this, space heaters cannot be used in units. Using a space heater while using any other appliance will cause the breakers to become overloaded resulting in power loss. Residents are advised to use their gas heaters in cold weather.
R.V. METER PEDESTALS. Nothing except utilities is to be attached or grown on the meter pedestals. The pedestal cover is not to be removed for any reason.
MOBILE HOME UTILITIES. Mobile home owners need to contract utilities independently. Ridge Manor Campgrounds will supply water and sewer utilities while electric (Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative) and cable, phone, and internet etc are independent. The equipment and materials used for these utilities, including the power pole and meter, is the responsibility of the Mobile Home owner and will not be maintained by Ridge Manor Campgrounds.
WIFI. Wifi is supplied through the park, see the office for a passcode. The bandwidth is shared throughout all users in the park; please be responsible and courteous to all users. The usage is tracked and monitored, and if there are issues with a user, we can deny access accordingly. As with all Wifi, temper expectations for the connection. The quality of the connection will be dependent on the user's device antenna, weather, other device interference (such as cell phones), proximity to the antenna and other factors. The signal might not allow for streaming high quality videos and high usage applications.
RECYCLING. The recycling area is next to the dumpster. We appreciate your support in these efforts. Also, the recycling/dump station just West of here allows anyone access to dispose of batteries, oil, paint, light bulbs, etc.
TRASH. Please have all trash tightly compacted and in tied bags before depositing it into the dumpster. Put “popcorn” type Styrofoam packing materials in a plastic bag or other secured container before putting it into the dumpster. Also, please remember that cigarette butts are trash and are to be disposed of properly. Do not put tree limbs or leaves into the dumpster.
NEATNESS COUNTS. Every R.V. and Mobile Home needs a good exterior cleaning at least once a year. Do not let clutter accumulate outside your unit. You are required to keep your unit and lot looking tidy. Also, please clean up after yourself in our general areas, including the pavilion, clubhouse, restrooms, etc. Skirting is required on all permanent units, and must be installed within 3 months of making unit permanent.
PETS. Two house pets allowed less than 30lbs. Any breed or dog that has aggressive tendencies are prohibited. All pets must be on a leash, cleaned up after and kept quiet. If your pet becomes a nuisance you will be asked to remove it.
SUMMER. When you vacate your unit for the summer, please stow everything, including hoses, electric cords, cable lines etc. This will limit deterioration and damage during lawn maintenance.
NO MOBILE HOMES CAN BE RENTED.
BACKFLOW PREVENTERS All water connections to the park supply line are required by code to have a backflow preventer. Do not remove your backflow preventer.
GUESTS (MOBILE HOMES & RV’s). No one under the age of 14 will be permitted to drive a golf cart on the park streets without a responsible adult accompanying them. No one under the age of 14 will use park recreation areas without a responsible adult present- this includes pool table and shuffleboard courts.
GUESTS (MOBILE HOMES). Guests shall not stay in the park more than 15 consecutive days or 30 days in any year without prior consent from park management. Guests must comply with rules. Residents shall be responsible for the conduct of their guests. Guests shall not be permitted to reside or stay in the park in the absence of the resident.
GUESTS (RV’S) If there is only one person in your R.V., you are allowed up to one free guest. If there are two people in an R.V., an extra guest will cost $2.00 per day and can stay up to two weeks (14 days) throughout the year. Guests are allowed for a total of 14 days throughout the year. Guests must comply with rules. Residents shall be responsible for the conduct of their guests. Guests shall not be permitted to reside or stay in the park in the absence of the resident.
LAWNS. Mobile home and RV owners are responsible for yard maintenance including mowing grass and trimming trees. Ridge Manor Campgrounds may be contracted for yard maintenance. If tree trimming is extensive, contact the office for approval. Seasonal RV owners: lawn maintenance is completed by Ridge Manor Campgrounds during the summer off-season.
WASHERS AND DRYERS. There are no washers or dryers allowed in any RV unit.
QUIET HOURS AND NOISE CONCERNS. Quiet hours are from 10 PM to 8 AM. Please respect your neighbors and maintain these quiet hours. Additionally, at any time of the day, any complaints regarding noise which disturbs the peace of the park, or conduct which is a nuisance to other residents is prohibited.
Adherence to these rules in a spirit of co-operation will keep the park up and help prevent any misunderstanding. Any suggestions you have will be welcome.