XIV. Pet Standards

A. Pets are permitted only in one-bedroom units and two-bedroom units that are rented in their entirety. Pets are not permitted when a two-bedroom unit is rented by the room.

B. Only two pets are allowed per unit. Fish tanks count as one pet. Fish tanks cannot exceed 50 gallons.

C. The only pets permitted are dogs, cats, birds, or fish.

D. The following dog breeds are not permitted: Akita, American Bull Dog, Chow, Doberman, Pit Bull, and Rottweiler.

E. The Community Director must approve all pets and all required documents are to be on file prior to housing any pet.

F. Pets are not allowed outside the owner's unit or any common area unless with the owner and secured by a leash or other suitable restraint.

G. Any lost pet found will be turned in to the Animal Control Center. The owner will be responsible for retrieving that animal, at his or her own expense.

H. Pet owners must clean up their dog droppings immediately. Pet owners can use doggie bags located in marked areas and dump in trash bins.

I. No pet shall be allowed to be a nuisance or danger to inhabitants of the complex.

J. Pets are not allowed on the Tot Lot (Children's playground) or inside the Clubhouse

K. Any member of the community is authorized to report any animals running loose, without a leash, or violation of this section.

L. If, after notice and assessment, an owner continues to fail to control their pet residing with them, Ponderosa Village reserves the right to order the owner to remove the pet from the complex.

M. For additional information, please refer to the pet addendum in your lease

N. Ponderosa Village is a pet-friendly community. Pet waste stations have been added throughout the property for convenience. Residents are fully responsible for their pets and picking up after them. Failure to comply will result in the following warnings and fees.

A.     1st offense: Verbal Warning

B.     2nd offense: Written Warning

C.     3rd offense: $100.00 Fine

D.     4th Offense: Removal of Pet