Governing Documents
The Chapel Ridge Community Association (CRCA) is governed by the following:
  • North Carolina Nonprofit Corporation Act
    The Chapel Ridge Community Association is a nonprofit corporation and must follow the North Carolina statutes governing nonprofit corporations.

  • North Carolina Planned Community Act
    As a Home Owners Association, CRCA is also governed by the Planned Community Act.

  • Articles of Incorporation
    The Chapel Ridge Community Association is the governing body for Chapel Ridge and has been established as a North Carolina Non-Profit Corporation.

  • Covenants (searchable with links)
    The Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions (CC&Rs) govern what an owner may, or may not, or must do with respect to the real estate. In them, among other things, you’ll find a description of the property covered by the CC&Rs, language establishing the HOA, a protocol for levying annual and special assessments, and a description of the common areas and amenities. The CC&Rs have been amended several times over the years. We’ve included a clean version reflecting only the currently active Covenants, Conditions, and Rules for ease of reading, as well as a version combining the original along with all the specific changes made to the document as recorded with Chatham County, North Carolina. Click here to see the official recorded version.
  • By-Laws
    Like any other corporation, the HOA has By-Laws that set forth how the corporation will be run. In them you’ll find things like a description of the various classes of membership, voting rights, and provisions for calling and holding annual and special meetings of the members.

  • Architectural Review Board (ARB) Guidelines
    The purpose of the ARB is to preserve and enhance the property values and attractiveness of the Chapel Ridge neighborhood. In general, any new construction, alterations or modifications to houses, fences, walls, plantings, and other structures must be approved in advance by the ARB as stipulated by the neighborhood covenants. This includes, but is not limited to, home additions, accessory buildings, fences, decks, tree removal, and repainting. It also includes rules regarding permitted signage for undeveloped lots, lots under construction, and developed lots.
  • Community-Wide Standards
    As property owners, we are committed to preserving and enhancing the physical and natural beauty of Chapel
    Ridge and the quality of life that makes our community a desirable place to live. As individuals, we have
    responsibilities separate from those of the Board of Directors, the Architectural Review Board (ARB) and the
    management company which are laid out in the Community Wide Standards (CWS).