Skip to Content
HOA- REQUIRED Policy Statement - Association



California Civil Code

Sections 4000-5985

The California State Legislature reorganized and codified the California Civil Codes pertaining to Community Associations, which became

effective January 1, 2014. The California Civil Code requires that associations disclose and distribute certain documents, regulations, and policies to its members on an annual basis. Enclosed for your information are certain documents required to be disclosed:

1. Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedure Disclosure (Civil Code §5925-5965)

2. Architectural Control Disclosure (Civil Code §5310(a) (10), 4765)

3. Budget Pro Forma Operating Report – Draft (Civil Code §5300(b) (1))

4. Collection Policy (Civil Code §5310(a) (6), 5650, 5730)

5. Emergency Meeting Via Electronic Transmission (Civil Code §4923)

6. Financial Statement Disclosure (Civil Code §5305)

7. Insurance Disclosure (Civil Code §5300(b) (9))

8. Internal Dispute Resolution Disclosure (Civil Code §5310(a) (9), 5920, 5965)

9. Minutes of Meetings - Executive Session Board Meetings (Civil Code §4920)

10. Minutes of Meetings - Open Session Board Meetings (Civil Code §4920)

11. Reserve Summary Disclosure (Civil Code §5300(b) (2), 5565)

12. Right to Receive Minutes Disclosure (Civil Code §5310(a) (5), 4950(a)

13. Rule Change Intention to Adopt - Notice (Civil Code §4360(a, c))

14. Transmission of Documents by E-mail (Civil Code §4040, 4045)

Alternative Dispute Resolution Disclosure

(Civil Code §5925-5965)

California Civil Code § 5925 requires Alternative Dispute Resolution (hereinafter ADR) as opposed to litigation in certain Association and Owner disputes. This Notice merely provides a summary of the statute. If there is a dispute which may require ADR, pursuant to the statute, please review all the provisions of the statute or seek your independent legal counsel.

  • Parties Bound By The Statute

The parties required to comply with the new statute are the Association (through the Board of Directors) and any owners of record.

  • Disputes Subject To The Statute (Qualifying Disputes)

Section 5930 provides that the Association and Owners shall endeavor to submit disputes related to the enforcement of the governing documents to ADR. Where, however, an owner has a private dispute with another owner or a tenant, or the Board has a dispute with a third part such as a landscaper, such a dispute is not within the confines of the statute.

Continue Reading Read Less
  • California Association of Homeowners Associations

    Dedicated to: "Strength in unity and the value and enjoyment of property". Click here to get in touch with our experienced HOA consultants!

  • Membership Program

    Elevate your HOA experience with our exclusive membership services. Unlock access to legal expertise, resources, and guidance tailored to your association's needs. Join now to safeguard your community's interests.

  • Election Services

    Ensure fair and lawful elections for your HOA board. Explore our specialized election services designed to streamline the process and uphold the integrity of your community's leadership. Secure your next election with our expertise.

  • Newsletter

    Stay informed and empowered! Subscribe to our HOA legal newsletters for the latest updates, case studies, and insights. Knowledge is key - sign up now to receive valuable information directly to your inbox.