Governing Documents

1. Declaration of Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions

The “Declaration of Covenants” establish our Common Interest Community (CIC) and require the establishment of the Stanley Forest Homeowners’ Association (SFHOA).

The Association is required to be registered by the Commonwealth of Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC)

The Association is also required to be licensed by the Commonwealth Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR)

The “Declaration of Covenants” document is recorded with the Prince William County Clerk and is legally attached to each property owner’s deed. Click anywhere in this paragraph to view or download the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions.

2. Articles of Incorporation & By-Laws

The Articles of Incorporation documents establish the not-for-profit, non-stock corporation; establishing its members, procedures and operations set forth in the accompanying By-Laws. Click anywhere on this paragraph to view or download the Articles of Incorporation & By-Laws.

3. Architectural Committee Rules

The Architectural Committee Rules provide general guidance
to supplement the Declaration of Covenants and the HOA Articles of
Incorporation By-Laws regarding requirements to maintain the
architectural design of this community to uphold and improve our
property values. The Rules were first published with the establishment
of the Stanley Forest Subdivision in 1987. They were revised in
December 1990 and are again revised in January 2019 to update the Rules
for consideration of updated laws and regulations; updated materials
available such as newer composite wood-like materials; and HOA Board
approved changes since 1990.

Article V of the Architectural Committee Rules describes the procedures for seeking approval for improvements and modifications to our properties. The Request Form for Architectural Improvement is included in the Architectual Committee Rule linked in the paragraph title above, but may be downloaded seprately by clicking this link -> SFHOA REQUEST FOR ARCHITECTURAL IMPROVEMENT FORM

4. Association Policies

The Stanley Forest Homeowner”s Association Board of Directors issues additional definitions, policies, procedures, and guidance in the form of Association Policy Resolutions. These resolutions guide application of our basic Declaration of Covenants, By-Laws, and other foundation documents.

Below are our current Stanley Forest Policy Resolutions

SFHOA Policy Resolution No. 07-1 (Revised) Policy for parking TRUCKS within the Community

SFHOA Policy Resolution No. 12-1(Revised) Policy, required under Virginia Law, for the Receipt and Resolution of Complaints against the Homeowners’ Association or Volunteer Board of Directors Member

SFHOA Policy Resolution No. 18-1 Policy to clarify Common Area Tree Management policies and property owner responsibilities