A.   Yes, but ONLY as a long-term rental. Transient and vacation rental use is not permitted. 

See Section 3.16 of CC&Rs

3.16  TRANSIENT RENTAL USE

No Owner or Owners of any Lot within Fall River Estates shall be permitted to rent their Lot or living unit to any person or persons for transient occupancy, which shall be for a period of 30 days or less. A rental shall be defined as the use or possession or the right to use or possess for lodging or sleeping purposes any Lot or living unit in Fall River Estates and rent shall mean the consideration charged whether or not received by the Owner for the occupancy of the Lot or living unit any money, goods, labor, credits, property or other consideration valued in money without any reduction. Transient use shall not include a rental of any Lot or living unit for a period of in excess of 30 consecutive calendar days. Owner and transient occupants shall be responsible for compliance with all provisions of the Declaration of Continued Protective Covenants for Fall River Estates and any and all rules and regulations promulgated by the Association to protect the natural environment, quiet enjoyment and quality of life of Fall River Estates.

Q. Can property be used as rental in FRE?

Q.  Are manufactured homes allowed in Fall River Estates?

Select button below to view and print the 2006 amendments to FREHOA CC&Rs as they appear on the Deschutes County Clerk's website.
Amendments were made to Sections: 3.1,  3.10, 3.11, 3.12, and 3.16

Recreational use of your lot is subject to Section 3.16 and cannot be used for transient rental use

A.   No, only household pets are allowed. Please reference section 3.11 of CC&Rs (click the CC&R button above\left.)

Please Note:
"Domestic Household Pets" is interpreted and defined as a dog, cat, bird, rodent (such as a hamster), gold fish, or turtle, that is traditionally kept in the home for pleasure rather than for commercial purposes (commercial purposes include boarding and breeding). Thus, “Domestic Household Pets” includes (in reasonable numbers): domestic dogs and cats, caged birds, caged rodents (guinea pig, hamster, gerbil) and fish tanks, provided the animal (s) live(s) within the resident’s home.  Animals such as horses, fowl, chickens, goats, sheep, swine, llamas, and other livestock are not considered “Domestic Household Pets”.


 

 

 

Q.Can I use my lot as a recreational camping site?

The Fall River Estates CC&Rs  were established with the purpose of protecting the desirability, compatibility, and attractiveness of the real property and every part thereof within the subdivision of Fall River Estates.

A.  A single RV can be placed on a lot under temporary conditions.See CC&R Section 3.15 RECREATIONAL VEHICLES (and read the DC code below): Recreational vehicles shall be permitted on individual lots only as allowed by Section 18.116.095 of the Deschutes County Code

18.116.095. Ord. 98-062 §1, 1998

Recreational Vehicle as a Temporary Residence on an Individual Lot.
  A. A single recreational vehicle, as defined in DCC Title 18, may be located on a lot or parcel not containing a dwelling and used as a temporary dwelling unit:
   1. For a period totaling not more than 30 days in any consecutive 60-day period without obtaining a land use permit from the Deschutes County Planning Division;

or
  2. For a total period not to exceed six months in a calendar year by obtaining a temporary use permit under the terms of DCC 18.116.095 from the Deschutes County Planning Division.
A temporary use permit may be renewed annually for use of a recreational vehicle under the terms of DCC 18.116.095 on the same lot or parcel.
B. All necessary permits shall be obtained from the Deschutes County Building Safety Division before connecting a recreational vehicle to sewer, water and/or electric utility services.
C. A permit shall be obtained from the Deschutes County Environmental Health Division before disposing any wastewater or sewage on-site.
D. A recreational vehicle used as a temporary dwelling unit shall meet the same setbacks required of a permanent dwelling on the subject lot.
E. A recreational vehicle shall be fully licensed and ready for highway use, on its wheels or jacking system, shall be attached to the site only by quick disconnect type utilities and security devices, and shall have no permanently attached additions.

Ord. 2007-019 §4, 2007; Ord. 98-062 §1, 1998; Ord. 95-075 §1, 1995; Ord. 91-038 §3, 1991)

In order to avoid disputes and\or complaints from neighbors, please display your permit, or leave a copy of it with the FREHOA Chairperson.


Click below for a copy of FRE By Laws 

Frequently asked Questions:

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Q. Can I use a recreational vehicle (trailer, camper, fifth wheel, etc.) as a permanent residence?

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Q,  Can I keep livestock on my property in FRE?

AOnly for temporary use once a building permit is obtained from the county. See section 3.6 of CC&Rs and  Section 18.116.080 of Deschutes County Code.

3.6  Temporary Structures.  No  structure of a temporary character -- basement, tent, shack, barn, or other outbuildings shall be used on any lot at any time as a residence, either temporary or permanent, except the eighteen (18) month time limit of a permanent dwelling construction, except for the manufactured home or recreational vehicle as a temporary residence on an individual lot as allowed by Section 18.116.080 of the Deschutes County Code, or the successor of such ordinance.

In order to avoid disputes and\or complaints from neighbors, please display your permit, or leave a copy of it with the FREHOA Chairperson.

Below is the County Code.  Clicking on it will open the code in pdf. 


A.   No.  You may use a recreational vehicle to live in AFTER you have obtained a building permit from Deschutes County - and only for the 18 months allowed to build a home. See Section 3.6 of our CC&Rs.

 In order to avoid disputes and\or complaints from neighbors, please display your permit, or leave a copy of it with the FREHOA Chairperson.