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Update to Satellite Dish Policy

At Ash Street Cooperative, we do our best to work with our members to get them what they need and want. We also try to balance this with our need to maintain the property beautifully, and structurally sound to maintain the integrity of the buildings for generations to come. Therefore, we have recently reviewed and made changes to our satellite dish policy to reflect this balance.


For your convenience, we've listed the new policy below, as well as included images as a reference so you can see the new policy in action. If you have any questions about this new policy, feel free to call the office. And if you're not yet an Ash Street Cooperative member, now's the time to check us out! Call the office today to discuss upcoming availability.



Updated 2023 Satellite Dish Policy


Members of Ash Street Cooperative are allowed to have a Satellite Dish installed on a pole placed into the ground by their unit (not in common area) as long as the following requirements are met.

The member must understand that this is a privilege and does not fall under normal unit improvements in the Ash Street House and Grounds manual.

A special Satellite Dish improvement application must be filled out and approved prior to any installation.

1) The Satellite Dish may not exceed 3 meter (36 inches) in circumference.

2) The Satellite Dish may only be installed by a licensed and fully-insured professional installer.

A) A copy of the insurance certificate must be included with the member's improvement application.

B) Any installer's disclaimer documents that have been signed by the member must be included with the member's application.

C) A copy of the installer's warranty must be included with the member's improvement application.

D) A copy of this policy must be signed by the member and the Satellite Dish installer prior to any installation.

PLACEMENT OF SATELLITE DISH

1) The Satellite Dish may be installed in the following place:

On a pole in their yard, preferably placed in front of their porch divider. No common areas can be used and the dish cannot be attached to any building structures.

2) The installer must use galvanized or corrosion proof fastenings and brackets.

3) The installer may drill only one (1) hole in the exterior building structure for the cable inlet. Window and door jams may not be used for cable inlet.

MEMBER'S MAINTENANCE AND REMOVAL RESPONSIBILITY

1) Maintenance of the satellite dish is the sole responsibility of the member.

A) Any repairs, realignment, or adjustment to the satellite dish may only be performed by a licensed and fully- insured technician. At no time may, any member of the Ash Street Maintenance Staff, an Ash Street Cooperative member, or any other person attempt any maintenance or repair to the satellite dish.

B) During the redecorating and renovation of Ash Street Properties, it may become necessary to temporarily remove the satellite dish while work is being completed. The Ash Street Management Office will give the member 72 hours’ notice prior to the start of the work, and it will be the sole responsibility and expense of the member to have the satellite dish removed and then reinstalled by a licensed and fully-insured professional installer.

C) Upon move out of the member, it shall be the member's sole responsibility and expense to have a licensed and fully-insured professional installer remove the satellite dish and cable from the unit and all exterior and interior holes plugged or patched in a professional manner.

D) If the incoming member wishes to purchase the unit with the satellite dish left in place, then said incoming member assumes all of the covenants of this policy.



End of Policy


Please note that an improvement form is required for any installation. If you're unsure about any of the terms of this new policy, please call the office. Thank you!

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