Rules & Regulations

Regulations governing the use of Development property and facilities.

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RULES & REGULATIONS

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I. CAMPING & PICNICKING REGULATIONS
(The term “Camper” throughout this section refers to any member/guest using the camping/picnicking facilities of Lake Wildwood. The term “camper” refers to a wheeled unit.)

1. General:
(a) Camping is permitted only in the designated campground area campsites, or on a lot with a dwelling. Class I.

(b) The campground is intended for recreational camping use only. Any other use is by managerial discretion and approval. Statement.

(c) All gray water (dish water, bath water, etc.) and black water (sewer) must be emptied into closed containers per State regulations and disposed of at the dump station provided in the campground for this purpose. Class III.

(d) A camping unit is defined as anything used to sleep in overnight. Includes: sleeping bag, tent, trailer, campers, motor homes, vehicles, etc. A table fly or day room is included as part of a unit if not used for sleeping. Statement.

(e) The main bathhouse may be closed between the weekend of the Annual Meeting through March 30th or upon the General Manager's discretion. Statement.

(f) Campsite registration expires at 6:00 p.m. Site registration must be renewed before expiration time or camping unit must be removed. Class II. Updated: September 18, 2008.

(g) The use of electronic sound devices, portable generators, or any creation of disturbances (above 70 db. within 35’ of adjacent campsite) is prohibited. First offense - Class I; Second offense - Class II.

(h) Alcohol and drug (controlled substances) laws will be strictly enforced. Class III.

(i) Quiet hours begin at 10:00 p.m. and end at 8:00 a.m. First offense – Class II; Second offense - Class III; Third offense - Removal from campground amenities for up to one full year as per procedure in Section M. 5.

(j) Only existing fire circles should be used for open fires. These circles should not be moved from original location. First offense – Class I; Second offense – Class II.

(k) Damaging of live trees is prohibited. Class III.

(l) Pets must be on a leash. Pet owner is responsible for cleaning up after pet. First offense – Class I; Second offense – Class II.

(m) Any problems should be reported to the Campground Host or to the Guardhouse. Statement. Updated: September 18, 2008.

(n) Member’s watercraft, vehicles and/or trailer unit are allowed only on the member’s camping site (seasonal, daily electrical or primitive). No watercraft, vehicles or trailer is allowed to be parked on common property or empty campsites at the campground unless authorized by the General Manager. Class II. Updated: September 18, 2008.

(o) A sign-in/sign-out sheet is posted at the Guardhouse for Seasonal Site Camping.
i. It must be signed by the member when camping on a seasonal site both at the beginning and conclusion of each camping period.
ii. Only camping members can sign the sheet. First offense – Class I; Second offense – Class II; Third offense – loss of seasonal site and denial of future seasonal site privileges.
iii. Failure to sign out will result in those camping days not being included in the usage tabulation.

(p) No wooden decks are permitted in the campground. Outdoor carpeting must not exceed the size of the awning or 10’ long by 6’ wide. First offense – Class I; Second offense – Class II.

(q) The reserving of campsites is prohibited. First offense – Class I; Second offense – Class II.

(r) The reserving of picnic tables at any common property area is prohibited. First offense – Class I; Second offense – Class II.

(s) No fish cleaning at campsites, only at fish cleaning house by the Marina. Class II. Added: September 18, 2008.

(t) All campers must be on pads (including all slide-outs). Class II. Added: September 18, 2008.

(u) The bathroom electric is to be used for bathroom items only and nothing else. Class II. Added: September 18, 2008.

(v) Only two motorized recreational vehicles are permitted per campsite. Class II. Added: September 18, 2008.

(w) Non-compliance with rules may make member and guest subject to removal from common property and/or arrest. Statement. Added: September 18, 2008.

2. Registration and Identification of Units:
(a) Members must register all units at Gate for overnight camping and units must display appropriate campground registration tag. Class I.

(b) All member‑owned camping units (includes campers, camping trailers, motor homes, pick‑up trailers, etc.; does not include sleeping bags, tents, etc.) must be registered with the Association and display appropriate LWA decal and lot numbers. ONLY one camping unit will be registered per lot. Class II.

(c) To apply for a decal a member must provide proof of ownership (title or license registration), and provide proof of liability insurance coverage qualifying bodily injury and property damage ($100,000 minimum). Statement.

(d) Each registered camping unit shall have a Lake Wildwood Recreational Vehicle decal. Decals and 3" lot numbers must then be clearly displayed on the driver side, on the forward window or on the forward portion of the vehicle. Camping unit not displaying an appropriate current LWA decal and lot numbers will be subject to monetary penalty and/or suspension of camping privileges. Class II.

(e) All member-owned camping units on common property or amenities must display current LWA decal and lot numbers. Failure to display current decal and lot numbers will cause members to be subject to a monetary penalty and/or removal of camping unit to a storage area at owner's expense with a fee for storage. Class II.

(f) Lake Wildwood Association and/or its designated agents are not responsible for any damage incurred to camping units while performing site maintenance or moving camping units. Statement.

(g) Borrowed or rented camping units may be brought in by members for the member's camping use only and are not eligible for a LWA decal. Current license plates, proof of liability insurance qualifying bodily injury and property damage ($100,000 minimum), and title/registration must also be provided on such units. Class I.

(h) Units are limited to a 16-day site registration at any given site within the campground, except for those sites, designated as seasonal. First offense - Class I; Second offense - Class II.

(i) A member may register one unit at member rates and one non‑electric sleeping unit used for children under 18 years of age at any one time. Additional units may be registered at guest rates. First offense - Class I; Second offense - Class II.

3. Members, Associates, Guests:
(a) Members/associate members are permitted to camp in Association campground free of charge on non‑electric sites. Members/associate members camping in daily electric sites or on seasonal sites will pay current member fees for such. Statement.

(b) All associate members under 21 years of age may register one unit at member rates provided the member is registered and present at the campground during the period the associate member is registered. Class II.

(c) No unchaperoned children under 21 years of age shall be allowed in the campground after 10:00 p.m. Class II.

(d) Members with guests using the same unit are permitted to camp at member rates. Statement.

(e) Guest camping units will be charged a fee per unit per day payable upon registration. Statement.

(f) Guest units are permitted in the campground on holidays or holiday weekends of Memorial Day, 4th of July or Labor Day only when sharing a site with a member unit. Guest units must pay appropriate guest fees. When on a non‑electric site, the guest must pay guest non‑electric fee. When on any electric site, daily or seasonal, and using electricity by being plugged into member unit, the guest must pay guest electric fee. Three-day weekends, which include a Monday holiday, will last from 3:00 p.m. Friday through 6:00 p.m. Monday. Class III.

(g) No guests under 21 years of age may camp without a member being present and registered at the same site.

(h) A limit of three units per camping site is permitted unless approval for more than three is granted by the General Manager.

4. Site Registration and Fees:
(a) Fees will be established by the Board of Directors each year before the camping season. Statement.

(b) Non‑electric Site Fees:
i. All units occupying non‑electric sites must be registered. Class II.
ii. Members may camp on non‑electric sites free of charge. Statement.
iii. Guests in guest units must pay guest non‑electric fee. Class I.

(c) Electrical Site Fees:
i. All units occupying electric sites must register and pay site fee for duration of registration tag. Class II.
ii. Members camping in a unit pay member electric fee. Statement.
iii. Guests in guest unit pay guest electric fee. Class I.
iv. A second unit in an electric site, if using electricity, whether unit is occupied or not, must pay appropriate fees. This second unit must plug into the first camping unit. Only two electric units are to occupy one electric site. Class I. (d) Designated seasonal sites are available only to members in good standing at fees and for time periods established by the Board of Directors. Camping unit must be owned by the member. Statement.

5. Summer Seasonal Electrical and Seasonal Primitive Site Rules and Regulations:
(a) Camper is to assume all responsibility for placement, mowing and storage of any unit within the designated seasonal site. NOTE: grass must be mowed when it reaches 6” in height. Class II.

(b) Camper authorizes Lake Wildwood Association and/or its designated agent to move or remove said unit from any assigned seasonal campsites for the following:
i. Necessary maintenance of the seasonal campsites. ii. Should said unit’s (camping unit) presence be in violation of any rule as determined by the General Manager, such action will be taken only after proper notification is given to the member involved, except for emergencies. Camper is responsible for any costs incurred by the Association in taking said action. Statement. Updated: April 22, 2006.

(c) Assignment of campsite is contingent on use of prior season and upon the number of applications received and space available at date of application. Statement.

(d) Camper is to pay a seasonal campsite fee, per site, per unit, per season and to affix the current decal and lot number to unit before placing unit on site. Class II.

(e) Camper may move unit to assigned site beginning May 1st and must remove the unit from assigned site the weekend of Annual Meeting. Class II.

(f) In case the holder of a site is unable to take the site, it will be offered to the first member in good standing on the waiting list. Holders of a site may not sell, rent or give away, either with or without a trailer, their site. A prorated refund will be given only if there are members in good standing on the waiting list who agree to take the site and pay the balance of the fee.

(g) If applicant’s name is on the waiting list, the first available site must be accepted by applicant or his/her name will go to the bottom of the list as of that date. Statement.

(h) The site is for use by the member applicant for his/her own personal recreational use. Guest usage is not permitted unless member is present. Class II.

(i) Campers must use the assigned site at least a minimum number of days as assigned by the Board of Directors. Penalty – Loss of seasonal site for the following year.

(j) If the site is not occupied by the member’s camping unit over the 4th of July holiday weekend, the site may be used as a daily electric site. Statement.

(k)Members without homes in Lake Wildwood will be given priority for seasonal sites. Statement.

6. Winter Seasonal Site Rules and Regulations:
(a) Camper is to assume all responsibility for placement and storage of any unit within the designated seasonal site. Statement.

(b) Camper authorizes Lake Wildwood Association and/or its designated agent to move or remove said unit from any assigned seasonal campsites for the following:
i. Necessary maintenance of the seasonal campsites.
ii. Should said unit’s presence be in violation of any rule as determined by the General Manager, such action will be taken only after proper notification is given to the member involved, except for emergencies. Camper is responsible for any costs incurred by the Association in taking said action. Statement.

(c) Assignment of campsite is not guaranteed by submission and/or payment of fees. It is contingent upon the number of applications received and space available. Campsites are not assigned but are available after November 1st on a first come/first served basis. Statement.

(d) Camper will pay a winter seasonal campsite fee, per site, per unit, per season and will affix the current decal and lot number to unit before placement of unit on site. Class II.

(e) Camper may move to assigned site the first Saturday in November and must vacate site by the weekend before May 1st. Class II.

(f) The site is for camping use by the member for his/her own personal recreational use, and the member must own the camping unit. Guest usage is not permitted unless member is present. Class III.

(g) Only a member in good standing is eligible to submit an application. Statement.

(h) Winter seasonal site registration is limited to a maximum of 20 actual camping days. If a camping unit is used more than the maximum 20 days, the member is to pay the appropriate daily electric fee for each additional day/night used. The member winter camping must log campsite usage at the Guardhouse tracking the number of day uses. Class II.

7. Same Site Camping Rules and Regulations:
7. (a) - (k) passed at the July 9, 2016 Board of Directors Meeting

(a) Camper is to assume all responsibility for placement, grass mowing and storage of any unit within the designated seasonal site. NOTE: grass must be mowed when it reaches 6” in height. Class II.

(b) Camper authorizes Lake Wildwood Association and/or its designated agent to move or remove said unit from any assigned seasonal campsites for the following:
i. Necessary maintenance of the seasonal campsites.
ii. Should said unit’s (camping unit) presence be in violation of any rule as determined by the General Manager, such action will be taken only after proper notification is given to the member involved, except for emergencies. Camper is responsible for any costs incurred by the Association in taking said action. Statement.

(c) Initial same site is contingent upon winning the use of an available same site campsite in the annual lottery held in April of each year with move-in May 1st. Subsequent renewal of the campsite is contingent on use of the campsite during the prior season. The same site member camper must be signed in at the Guardhouse and stay in their camper at least 20 nights to be eligible for renewal. In addition, the member camper must be a member in good standing. Penalty - Loss of seasonal site for the following year.

(d) Same site camping members must pay ½ of the same site camping fee by May 1 and the second ½ of the same site camping fee by November 1 of each year. Should a same site camper fail to pay the required fees by the required dates, Lake Wildwood Association assumes they no longer wish to maintain their site and they must immediately remove their camper from the site. The next member in good standing on the waiting list will be offered the site. If applicant’s name is on the waiting list, the first available site must be accepted by applicant or his/her name will go to the bottom of the list as of that date. Statement.

(e) Members not renewing for same site camping for whatever reason must remove their unit from assigned site not later than May 1 for the summer season or the weekend of Annual Meeting for the winter season. Class II.

(f) Sites may not be sold, rented or given away either with or without the trailer. There will be no refund. Statement.

(g) All same site campers are to affix their lot numbers and current Recreational Vehicle sticker to their camper. Class II.

(h) The site is for use by the member applicant for his/her own personal recreational use. Guest usage is not permitted unless member is present. Class II.

(i) If the site is not occupied by the member’s camping unit over a holiday weekend (Memorial Day, 4th of July and Labor Day) holiday weekend, the site may be used as a daily electric site. Statement.

(j) Members without homes in Lake Wildwood will be given priority for seasonal sites. Statement.

(k) Winter same site camping is limited to a maximum of 20 actual camping days. If a camping unit is used more than the maximum 20 days, the member is to pay the appropriate daily electric fee for each additional day/night used. The member winter camping must log campsite usage at the Guardhouse tracking the number of day uses. Class II.