What does the Association do?
Your home belongs to the Islands of Cocoplum Homeowners Association Phase II (HOA). The Association assesses a fee for membership to the community. A Board of Directors guides the Association. The Board is a gubernatorial body that regulates and enforces the Rules and Covenants set forth by the developer of Cocoplum, to help maintain improve and evolve the way of life in our community.
Who are the Members of the Board?
The members of the Board are residents who volunteer their time and efforts in serving the community. These members are elected to their position. The Board meets once a month, usually the second Tuesday of month. The Board employs a Licensed Community Manager and staff to run the day-to-day affairs of the Community. Residents wishing to address the Board directly must clear date and time with the Community Manager.
What are the duties of the Community Manager?
To maintain and oversee the welfare of the community. The manager consults directly with the Board and complies with the Homeowners Association Statue. Questions and concerns should be addressed to the Community Manager.
What are the Rules of the Association?
The “by laws”, “covenants and restrictions” are found in the Homeowners Association Document provided to homeowners at the time the Association approves Membership into the Cocoplum Homeowners Association. Extra copies can be purchased.
What does the Association fee cover?
- 24 hour security
- Common area landscaping
- Maintenance of common areas
- Basic alarm service through Devcon Security Services
Do I need an ID to use the amenities?
Yes, IDs help the security guards identify residents. The amenities are only for residents of the Islands of Cocoplum Phase II and their guests. This requirement reduces problems in the common areas. Residents can get their ID at the Association office on the second floor of the Clubhouse.
When can I place my kitchen trash out?
Trash can be placed out after 6:00 pm the evening before your scheduled pick up day or the morning of the trash collection. The City of Coral Gables advises homeowners to leave trash cans by the garage and the gates to the property open. The trash collectors are aware they have to go on the property to pickup the trash. Trash is collected on Tuesday and Friday.
When can I place the bulk trash out?
Bulk trash is picked up Monday morning. The bulk is only allowed to be placed outside your home Sunday after 6:00pm.
What are the hours for construction/landscaping?
Monday through Friday from 7:30am to 5:00pm.
Saturday from 9:00am to 3:00pm.
What are the requirements for any improvement to my home?
The City of Coral Gables and the HOA require approval for exterior paint and any other major renovation. HOA requires approval of landscape changes as well. (Please see Architectural Review Board form in the Homeowners Documents.)
Where can I park my boat?
Boats are not allowed in the exterior front side of a house. They can be placed in the rear yard.
Are Real Estate Signs allowed?
No! Not on residential property in Islands of Cocoplum Phase II.
I am entertaining guests at my home, what is the policy for parking?
HOA recommends Valet parking for all parties. Although the streets are public, we ask that you be considerate of other residents. Valet parking is a nice treat for your guests, helps keep the streets orderly and prevents guests being ticketed for illegal parking.
What is the role of the G4S Secure Solutions Guards?
The Guards main duty is to patrol and deter crime. If there is a major security problem contact the Coral Gables Police or call 911 for help. The Guards will provide daily incident reports they witnessed during their shift to the Community Manager.