Guidelines Section 1
WindStone is a custom home community with canal and preserve views highlighted by generous landscaping. A landscape plan needs to be part of the application showing location, type, and quantity of the proposed landscaping.
Below are the Landscaping guidelines. Please read these guidelines and then complete the online application that immediately follows these guidelines. You will be submitting this online application directly to the WindStone ARC.
1. Each property will have a minimum of three (3) Oak trees that when initially planted must be a minimum of a 65 gal tree, with a height of 14-16 feet and a 4 inch caliper measured 3 feet up from the root ball.
2. The front yard and both side yards (along the perimeter) of the home must be landscaped. All back yards to have appropriate landscaping elements to support WindStone quality and lots that abut other properties must have more than the norm for back yard landscaping (details and quantity).
3. Pool equipment must be hidden with an appropriate wall of the same type of construction as the house sidewall material and this wall must be landscaped.
4. “Owner” must be cognizant of the shrubbery placement and height at maturity to facilitate the required periodic repainting of “Owner” homes as per Section 9.22 of the WindStone Covenants.
5. Stone/rock accents where appropriate will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
6. Shrubs and plants should be chosen cognizant of the temperature extremes in our climate as replacement of dying and dead shrubs will be required as per Section 9.22 of the WindStone Covenants.
Landscape changes to existing “Owner” home
WindStone Architectural Review Committee (ARC) Request for Architectural Review Decision (Section 1)
Landscaping plans can be digitized and attached or paper plans dropped off with an ARC member. Please indicate how you wish to submit the plans:
A member will contact me to make arrangements.
It is the responsibility of the WindStone Owner to secure a Contractor who is licensed and properly insured.
NOTE: A Martin County Permit is not required for landscaping changes.