FAQs

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Is Wayne Ranch on Facebook?

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Yes, our official Facebook page is Wayne Ranch Community Association.

Find us on Facebook

Wayne Ranch HOA does realize that there has been multiple Facebook entities that have been soliciting Wayne Ranch residents for membership in their Facebook pages and groups.

Note: The Wayne Ranch Community Association (HOA) is not affiliated with, connected to, nor does it maintain or endorse any other Facebook page that may be using the Wayne Ranch, Wayne Ranch HOA, or the Wayne Ranch Community Association name. Please use our official Facebook page.

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What is my Lot Number?

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Your Lot Number in Wayne Ranch is part of the description part of the deed to your land. Your Lot Number can be found a few different ways shown below (the easiest listed first):

  1. By registering yourself as a resident on this Wayne Ranch website. When logged in, most pages display that you are logged in as (your name), followed by your lot number. Related link: Resident Login
  2. By viewing online records of your property via the Pinal County Assessor - Parcel Search.
  3. By reading the legal description on your deed or mortgage (if you have a copy of it).

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Are the Parks in Wayne Ranch private, and are their any Park Rules?

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Wayne Ranch Parks are all private, and are for Resident use onlyRules of the park signs - are all posted in the vicinity of each park, on metal signage.

Wayne Ranch Private Park Rules & Regulations:

  1. NO Alcoholic beverages of any kind.
  2. No glass containers.
  3. NO disorderly, immoral, indecent or threatening conduct
  4. NO motorized vehicles of any kind
  5. NO golfing or any other dangerous sport
  6. Pets must be kept on leash at all times and owners must clean up after their pets.
  7. PARK HOURS: 5am to 10pm daily
  8. Ramada use is on a first-come, first-served basis.
  9. DO NOT LITTER! CLEAN UP AFTER YOURSELF!
  10. Commercial activities are prohibited unless approved by the HOA Board of Directors.
  11. Report rule Violations to the Wayne Ranch Community Association.

PARKS ARE FOR RESIDENT USE ONLY!
RESIDENTS MUST ACCOMPANY GUESTS WHILE IN THE PARK. TRESPASSERS WILL BE PROSECUTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARS 13-1502.

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How can I prevent Mosquitoes, or who can I contact about a Mosquito problem?

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  • Learn more from the information provided by Pinal County (see the .pdf file link below).
  • Pinal County Mosquito Hotline: (520) 866-6200 or toll free 1 (866) 287-0209 Ext 6200
  • Visit the Pinal County Environmental Health webpage for more information.

Related: Pinal County - Prevent Mosquitoes (.pdf, 58kb)

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How do I report a violation?

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  • To report a violation online: Visit the Preferred Communities Violation Report page, select Wayne Ranch as the Association, complete the details in the form and submit online.
  • To report a violation by phone: Call Preferred Communities at 480-649-2017. Mention your Association (Wayne Ranch), then provide them the details of the violation.

Related: Wayne Ranch Governing Documents

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Why are Street Parking Restrictions now being enforced?

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  1. The streets in the community are narrow. The number of vehicles parked on the street is a cause of concern regarding visibility of pedestrians and allowing access for two-way traffic and emergency vehicles.
  2. Section 4.21 of the Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions (CC&R's) specifically states that guests are allowed to park on the street for a period of not more than twenty-four (24) hours.
  3. Section 4.22 of the CC&R's specifically states all other vehicles must be parked in garages or on driveways.
  4. Pursuant to Arizona Revised Statute 33-1818, Wayne Ranch Community Association has the authority to restrict/regulate street parking as the declaration (CC&R's) were recorded in 2004.

Related: Governing Documents

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Is there a Permit or Parking Sticker used for the RV Storage Lot?

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Residents of Wayne Ranch may use the RV Storage lot, and begin the process by reviewing the rules and regulations, and submitting the Storage Rental Agreement to the HOA. Once the form is completed and accepted by the HOA, resident applicants will receive a permit sticker that needs to be displayed while parked in the storage lot.

Related: HOA/Online Forms

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How do I begin the process of getting a spot in the RV Storage Lot?

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Residents of Wayne Ranch are eligible to use the RV Storage lot, and begin the process by reviewing the rules and regulations, then submitting the form to the HOA (all found in the RV Storage Rules and Rental Agreement).

Related: HOA/Online Forms

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Can anyone use the RV Storage Lot?

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Only Wayne Ranch Residents may use the RV Storage Lot. All applicants for RV Storage Spaces must provide proof of current residency in Wayne Ranch Community Association.

Related: HOA/Online Forms

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How much does it cost to park in the RV Storage lot?

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Wayne Ranch Community Association RV Storage Area users will be charged an annual fee of $10.00 (per Authorized Vehicle) and $10.00 per year for any additional Authorized Vehicles (space permitted) for the use of the RV Storage Area facilities.

Related: HOA/Online Forms

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How do I signup as a resident on the Wayne Ranch website?

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If you are a resident in Wayne Ranch, click on the Resident Login link, and at the bottom of that link there is a Register link for your use. Complete the fields for your Registration as a Wayne Ranch resident, and your registration process will be underway. When your residency is validated with HOA records, your access as a Homeowner or Renter will be granted, and you will receive a follow-up Email to notify you.

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How do I contact a Board Member?

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Due to privacy laws, we are not allowed to release personal information about another homeowner or Board Member. This includes phones numbers, Email addresses, mailing addresses, etc. If you would like to contact a member of the Board, please put the request in writing and we will forward the message on your behalf. A link to the contact form is provided below:

Related: HOA - Questions or Concerns

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What about front yards with missing landscaping?

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Landscaping is required for all residential front yards and street side yards visible from neighboring properties, streets, and common areas. Landscaping and irrigation improvements shall be installed in accordance with plans approved in writing by the Architectural Committee. There is a minimum standard of landscaping required in the front yards of each lot. Please refer to the Wayne Ranch CC&R’s to confirm the landscaping requirements.

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I received a violation for my dying lawn. How do I correct this problem?

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The inspector may cite you for lack of “lawn maintenance”. Often times this verbiage pertains to a dying lawn. To correct the issue we suggest the following:

  • Overseeding your lawn.
  • Lay down sod.
  • Change the landscaping - ie. grass to gravel/desert landscaping.

To change your lawn from grass to gravel/desert landscaping, please submit an Architectural Submittal/Request form (.pdf, 140kb).

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How do I attend a Board Meeting?

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Upcoming meeting schedules are posted on the Calendar of the Wayne Ranch website.

If you would like to add something to the agenda, you must let us know in advance so that we have ample time get your item added. To add something to the agenda for an upcoming meeting, complete the HOA - Submit Agenda Item form.

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How does the HOA contact me?

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Notices are sent to homeowners via Email or U.S. Postal Mail. If you are not receiving notices via Email and would like to be, please contact us to be added to the Email distribution list. Requests must be sent in writing. Please complete the Update Your Contact Information Form, and you can add any additional details as needed.

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What types of things require Architectural Approval?

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In general, an architectural request is required whenever you are making changes that are visible from the street. This also pertains to the backyard if something is visible over the fence line. This includes but is not limited to landscaping, painting, decorative items, doors & windows, screens, and play structures.

Related:

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How do I request a Disclosure Statement?

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Requests for Disclosure Statements can be done via E-mail, by completing the Disclosure Statement contact form.

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How do I request a W-9 & Statement for a property that Preferred Communities manages?

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The request must be done in writing by E-mail. Be sure to identify in the Email that you need it for a property in Wayne Ranch. You can add additional details as needed when you complete the Request W-9 & Statement contact form.

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Can the Board Members change the Design Guidelines?

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Yes, the Board may change, remove or adopt new guidelines as long as the change does not conflict with the Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions (CC&Rs). The Board Members may create Rules and Policies when deemed necessary as long as they do not conflict with CC&R's.

Related:

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Can the Board Members change the CC&Rs?

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No, a change in the Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions (CC&R's) would require a 2/3 favorable vote of the community members. This would require a ballot vote similar to the ballot for annual Board of Director elections.

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Can parks be reserved for private parties or events?

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No, the HOA does not have a way to reserve park areas for private use. First come first serve is the only option.

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How do I make a payment to the HOA?

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All HOA payment options and current information may be found on the Preferred Communities Make a Payment webpage.

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If I report a Violation to the HOA, does my information remain anonymous?

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Per Arizona Law (A.R.S. §33-1242 and A.R.S. §33-1803) any complaint lodged with the Association will NOT remain anonymous. Persons reporting a violation must state their first and last name. This information can be sent to the party who is accused of the violation.

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I received a Notice of Violation for something that was not on my property. What do I do?

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You may do the following if you believe you were mistakenly cited:

  • Submit an appeal to the Wayne Ranch Board of Directors. Appeal requests must be in writing by either the owner or any person designated by the owner.
  • Provide us with evidence by sending us pictures, documentation, etc. pertaining to the violation to prove it was not related to your property.

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How do I appeal a Violation or Fine?

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Information on the appeal process can be found on the HOA/Violation Appeal Process page.

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How do I give someone else access to my HOA Account?

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You must submit your request in writing. This can be submitted via Fax or Email.

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How do I change my Mailing Address?

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Changes to your mailing address must be submitted in writing.

You can submit your request by Email, Fax or U.S. Postal Mail. You must be the owner of the property to request the change. Please note that all correspondence will be mailed to only one address. The HOA does not send out notices via Email at this time.

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What does an inoperable vehicle look like to the person doing inspections in our community?

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  • Spider webs forming on various areas of the vehicle.
  • Flat tire(s).
  • A vehicle that has been sitting in the same place & position during multiple inspections.
  • A vehicle that looks filthy and not taken care of.
  • A vehicle that does not have current registration tags.

Please remember that inoperable vehicles are not allowed in driveways or on the streets.

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I received a violation to remove tree suckers. What is a tree sucker?

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Tree Sucker Tree Sucker“A basal shoot, root sprout, adventitious shoot, water sprout or sucker is a shoot or cane which grows from a bud at the base of a tree or shrub or from its roots. This shoot then becomes, or takes the form of, a singular plant. A plant that produces suckers is referred to as surculose. Root suckers may emerge some distance from the originating plant such as in Rhus spp, some Prunus species and Embothrium species. Suckers also may arise from the stumps of trees that have been cut down. Suckers arising from an unwanted tree stump can be controlled with herbicides such as glyphosate. This kills the entire plant, including suckers and roots”.

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How do I get keys for my Mailbox?

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The Homeowners Association (HOA) is not responsible for the individual mailbox locks, or key distribution.

Mail box keys are typically exchanged during the home sale from the previous owner or from the title company. If the key is lost, it is the homeowners’ responsibility to pay to have the lock changed. Please contact your local locksmith or hardware store to obtain a new lock and key for your mailbox. If you do not know your mailbox number, contact your local Post Office.

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Can the HOA discontinue servicing my trash if I’m delinquent on Assessments?

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Yes. This process helps encourage homeowners to catch up on their Assessments. Any Assessments not paid, affect all Members of the Association.

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How often are the community inspections?

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The Community Manager performs the inspection once a month. Inspections are done by line-of-site from the vehicle.

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Do the Board Members perform the community inspections?

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No, the Board has a contract with a Property Management Company, Preferred Communities, to perform the inspections by the designated Community Manager.

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Can parks be used for local sport team practice and games?

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Yes, as long as a homeowner of Wayne Ranch is present as the host of the event taking place AND the sports team provided a Certificate of Insurance to the HOA listing the HOA as an additional insured.

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How often do Board Members meet and can I attend?

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Regularly scheduled Open Session meetings are held on quarterly basis. Homeowners can and are encouraged to attend Open Session meetings. Meeting dates, time, and location are posted on the HOA website. Meeting date, time and/or locations are updated on the site at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

Regularly scheduled Executive Session meetings are held quarterly immediately before the Open Session. Homeowners may request an in person hearing to be held during an executive session to discuss matters related to their account without other homeowners present.

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Are the streets within Wayne Ranch Public or Private?

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The streets are public and maintained by Pinal County.

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Who paints and maintains the Fire Hydrants?

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Fire hydrants are the property of the Town of Queen Creek - Water Department. Please contact the Town of Queen Creek Water Department about maintenance issues, you can find a link on our Ranch Links/Utilities page.
* Our Fire Hydrants are located in Pinal County but not within the Queen Creek city limits.

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Are the Board of Directors paid for their service?

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No. Board Members are volunteer homeowners of Wayne Ranch, and are elected by community members.

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How many homeowners are there in Wayne Ranch?

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There are 423 residential lots/homeowners, and one outlot owned by the Wayne Ranch Community Association, used for RV parking for residents.

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What is our zipcode?

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85140 was established for the Wayne Ranch area (and surrounding areas) in 2009, by USPS.