The lakes are designed for visual enjoyment and fishing from the banks and piers. Only Brookshire residents, tenants, and gurests amy fish in any of the six lakes in our community. Do note the exceptions to this is on the lake surrounded by St. Edmunds Loop. Fishing is permitted from the pier and banks of the two lakes at the entrance to the community as it is from the Common Ground around the other lakes. No fishing is permitted from on the shore of the lakes behind any single family homes except by the residents, tenants, and guests occupying such homes. There is a 10 foot easement around each lake which is for cleaning and applying chemicals to the water. There is no Common Ground around the St. Edmunds Loop Lake.
No boats of any kind shall be permitted on the lakes except for those used in routine lake maintenance.
Feeding of any ducks or alligators on the lakes or common ground is not permitted.
No refuse of any kind shall be deposited in the lakes including but not limited to leaves, sod, grass clippings, sand, rock or foliage.
Typed below is a word for word abstract from Ordinance No. 88‑49 (Copy received from Lee County Animal Control Service):
"IX. NUISANCE ANIMALS:
A.It shall be unlawful for any owner or his agent to fail to care for or control
his animals, or to allow them to become a nuisance. For purposes of this
ordinance 'nuisance' shall mean: to cause, permit or allow an animal to
defecate or urinate upon the sidewalk of any public street or on the
property of another or in any public park or beach. The owner of every
animal shall be responsible for the removal of any excreta deposited by
his animal on public walks, recreation areas or private property or any
other place where such excreta deposits may create a nuisance injurious
to public health as defined in FLORIDA STATE CHAPTER 386.
B.It shall be unlawful to:
permit or allow any animal to make disturbing noises, including
but not limited to: barking, howling, whining, screeching or other
utterances disturbance of the peace of persons.
allow any animal to roam at large.
to allow any animal to damage the property of anyone other than its owner.
to allow any animal to roam on school grounds or in the area of school vehicles.
to allow any animal to cause unsanitary conditions in enclosures or surroundings where the animal is kept or confined, as determined by the Health Department to be unsanitary. . . . "
THE ABOVE ORDINANCE AS WRITTEN IS TO BE STRICTLY ADHERED TO IN BROOKSHIRE.
WILLFUL VIOLATIONS WILL BE BROUGHT TO THE ATTENTION OF THE MANAGER OR BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ACTION.
No commercial vehicles shall be parked or stored at any place on the common grounds. This prohibition shall not apply to temporary parking of trucks for pick‑ups, deliveries or other services. No vehicles may be parked on the common grounds after closing (10:30 P.M.) VEHICLES ON COMMON GROUNDS AFTER 10:30 P.M. WILL BE SUBJECT TO BEING TOWED. Towing signs will be posted on the common grounds. Towing fee will be at the expense of the violator. No Overnight Parking - No vehicle of any kind shall be parked on Brookshire streets overnight, in accordance with Lee County Ordinance 316.194 (1).