Development Review Committee
Chair           TBD           Comming Soon

The Development Review Committee (DRC) reviews and approves proposed development on lots within Durfee Creek Estates. Approval MUST be granted before starting any part of the construction phase including excavation, grading, and connection to the wastewater disposal system.

The review and approval process applies to:
  •   new structures of 200 square feet and larger
  •   additions to existing homes
  •   initial landscapes
  •   all proposed changes to originally approved plans and materials once construction is underway

DCHOA members are responsible for knowing and adhering to the DRC procedures and guidelines which are detailed in the following documents.

  • Two construction deposits have been implemented as part of the development process:
    1. septic inspection deposit of $1200
    2. construction deposit of $7000

  • Samples may be submitted in hard or electronic form.**
  • Plans may be submitted in print or electronic form.**

  • **If electronic samples or plans are submitted, the DRC may still request a hard sample or print of the plans if deemed necessary to clarify the design.

FolderDevelopment Review Packet - contents:
  • Procedural Letter (pg 1-2)
  • Development Standards Checklist (pg 3-4)
  • New Construction Checklist (pg 5-6)
  • Development Review Application Form(pg 7-8)
  • Construction/Builder Regulations & Signature Form (pg 9-15)
FolderDevelopment Guidelines & Standards (Searchable Version)

The Development Review Committee would like to remind residents of the following Guidelines on External Lighting.
With Light Pollution
Without Light Pollution
    In order to maintain a rural character and views to the night sky Exterior Lighting:
  • Should be minimized
  • Not result in excessive glare visible from the street or adjacent Lots
  • Of low level & subdued intensity
  • Source of light should be fully shielded and directed downward
  • Security lighting should conform with these requirements and be connected to a timed motion detector
Night Sky & Home Security Tips

North Fork Park ~ Dark Sky Accreditation & Current Info

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