Glossary of Terms: Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions (CC&Rs)

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a recorded documentation that contains a legal description of the development and a statement that is a community apartment project, condominium project, planned development, or stock cooperative

The declaration must additionally include the name of the association and the restrictions on the use or enjoyment of property.

CC&Rs describe property rights and obligations of the membership, such as

  1. restrictions on the use of property
  2. member and association maintenance duties
  3. enforcement powers
  4. lender protection provisions
  5. assessments obligations and lien/collection rights
  6. duty to insure
  7. dispute resolution and attorneys' fees provisions

CA Civ. Code § 4250