Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Fines at Nautilus Cove

The condo has a 3 member Fining Committee While hearing procedures vary widely between condominiums all Owners facing an association fine have common law 'due process rights' which include those below. Outside courts are reluctant to micro manage condo board/committee procedures unless these rights are violated.

The nature of the alleged violations are clearly stated;
If more than one violation is alleged, information regarding each violation is given;
Citing the provisions of the governing documents or rules and regulations which are alleged to have been violated;
Giving notice of the date, time, and place of the hearing where the matter will be considered; and
A basic statement of due process rights is given, including the right of the accused party to present his or her own evidence, to review and challenge the association’s evidence, and the right to be represented by legal counsel.

NCC documents regarding imposition of fine is found at: Declaration of Condominium, 'Fines' on p. 37 (found on this blog site at: and comprehensive information on this topic is available in five articles on this topic.

1) Property Usage Poses Challenge

2) Follow Due Process to Levy Fines

3) Hearing Needed to Levy Fines

4) Court Best Association Option for Unpaid Fines

5) Suspension of Use Rights Effective

Monday, August 20, 2012

Useful Information FYI:

Panama City Beach:

Panama City Beach Government  

PCB City Government Directory

Community Redevelopment Agency (PCB)

Pier Park Information  

Panama City Beach Police

Bay County:

Bay County Property Appraisers Office

Bay County Sheriff’s Office

Bay County Court Clerk 

New airport information   

Hurricane and Disaster:

National Hurricane Center 

FL storm surge zones, evacuation zones and routes  

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Federal Govt:

White House

U.S. House of Representatives  

U.S. Senate