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Beautification Sign This website shares news and information among members of the Yorkshire Homeowners Association, introduces others to our community, and complies with state and local regulatory requirements for homeowners associations in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Our address is Yorkshire Homeowners Association, Post Office Box 1736, Williamsburg, Virginia 23187

Current Information of Interest

2016 Annual Homeowners Association Meeting

The annual YHOA assessment of $165 is now due. Please send your check payable to "Yorkshire Homeowners Association" to our Treasurer Jerry Howell at 1110 Helmsley Rd.

The annual membership meeting of the Yorkshire Homeowners Association will be held on Sunday, February 14, 2016 in the Walsingham Academy Upper School Library at 3:00 pm. At least 23 lots must be represented in person or by proxy to conduct business. If you cannot attend in person, please fill out an Absentee Ballot/Proxy Form and deliver it to any Board of Director member before the meeting.

The agenda for the meeting is as follows:
Roll Call
Proof of Notice
Reading and Approval of minutes of previous Annual Meeting
Reports from President, Ed Brandt
Reports from Treasurer, Jerry Howell
Architectural Control/Emergency Management Report, Bill Pearson
Landscape Report, Mary Ann Dallas
Old Business
New Business (voting on By-Laws, 2016 Budget, and election of BOD Member)

Immediately following the general meeting, Association members are welcome to attend the BOD meeting during which officers will be elected.

Important Documents for this meeting:
Minutes of the Jan 7, 2016 BOD meeting
Proposed updated By-Laws
Summary of Proposed Bylaw changes
Proposed Budget and Expense Summary
Absentee Ballot/Proxy Form
Association Contact List (notify Secretary of any changes or updates)

The Yorkshire community has events throughout the year including an annual business meeting in January, quarterly meetings of the Board of Directors, spring and fall cleanup days to maintain our common areas, community garage sales, an annual picnic in the fall, preparation and display of luminaires on Christmas Eve, and other events. Check this website for information on community activities.

Click here to read about our award. The Williamsburg Mayor's Landscape Grant Committee has awarded the Yorkshire Homeowners Association a $2000 Neighborhood Landscape Grant.

A meeting of YHOA members was held on July 19, 2015 to discuss changes to the Association's Declaration of Restrictions. At this meeting, over two-thirds of the lot owners voted in favor of these changes, and the new Restrictions were approved.

The Yorkshire Homeowners Association Annual Meeting was held on Sunday, January 25th. Click on the links to see the YHOA Annual Meeting Minutes and the 2014 Actual and 2015 Budget.

Beautification Certificate In October 2013 the The Yorkshire Homeowners Association was awarded the Wiliamsburg Beautification Award. Thanks and congratulations to our Landscaping Committee and volunteers from our community. Williamsburg's Beautification Advisory Committee, sponsor of the Beautification award program, states that the program honors City residents and businesses who contribute to the improvement and beautification of the city.

Yorkshire HOA Governing Documents

The following documents are provided to new residents of our community:

  • A Disclosure Packet Notice is provided to all new owners of property in our community.
  • Section 55-512 of the Virginia Code lists the requirements of Virginia law regarding residential community associations.
  • Our responses to Section 55-512 are also provided to new residents.
  • Articles of Incorporation established our Association as a corporation of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • By-Laws of the Association include provisions related to membership, officers, and financial requirements for the Association.
  • Our Declaration of Restrictions (updated in July 2015) are inclusive of the Architectural Guidelines. These "restrictive covenants" are intended to protect the overall appearance, the quality of life, and the value of property in our community.
  • The YHOA Improvement Application Form provides the format for submission of requests to the Architectural Control Committeee in compliance with Article IV of the above Declaration of Restrictions.
  • Our Complaint Policy provides a procedure for a member of our community as well as citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia to submit complaints to our Association for resolution.
  • Our 2014 Treasurer's Report and 2015 Budget are combined into a single document. Both of these reports were approved by the property owners at our annual meeting in January 2015.
  • Our Community Property Policy describes the areas of property that are owned by the Yorkshire Homwowners Association in common, including the area around the Yorkshire Drive entrance.
  • Our "Reserve Study" analyzes the reason the community needs to maintain a reserve balance in our Homeowners Association account.
  • A Yorkshire Plat was used in 1989 to obtain approval for development and construction of the Yorkshire community.

Other Website Content

road sign Description of Community: Yorkshire of Williamsburg is a beautiful residential community of 45 single-family properties. Building lots range from one-half to three-quarter acres and homes in the community have at least 2,200 square feet of floor space. Houses are primarily brick colonial-style and all utilities in the community are underground. Property in Yorkshire is held and sold subject to restrictions and covenants that are intended to maintain the appearance of the community and to protect property values.

YHOA Officers: This page lists current HOA officers and provides contact information.

Other Yorkshire HOA Documents: This page provides links to important HOA documents from the past few years including minutes of key meetings, budget documents, architectural and landscaping reports, and annual reports.

Links: This page lists websites of interest including Virginia rules regarding HOAs, community links for Williamsburg area, and links to services that we use

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Yorkshire Homeowners Association -- P.O. Box 1736 -- Williamsburg, Virginia 23187