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1. firearm policy and chickens (score: 135)
Author: Audrey Watson <>
Date: Tue, 8 Jul 2008 19:27:18 -0700 (PDT)
Winslow cohousing has a "no guns" policy, but we did bump into some issues with airsoft guns, which, it turns out, can look just like regular guns. (the issue was brought up when a visiting teen left...

2. Trillium Hollow Pet Policy - Thanks For All The Input (score: 127)
Author: Charles Maclean <>
Date: Tue, 27 Jun 2006 10:33:39 -0700 (PDT)
Fellow Cohousers - After many years of indecision we've adopted a new pet policy. It appears below. Thank you to Gathel Weston and Tom Fielden, Trillium Hollow champions for getting it through the bu...

3. Re: Policy Database (score: 109)
Author: Craig Ragland <>
Date: Sat, 8 May 2010 06:12:04 -0700 (PDT)
This issue is typically addressed by "Version Control." On of the better examples of Version Control is in the MediaWiki platform, which is used for Wikipedia and the Intentional Communities wiki, et...

4. Re: House Rules - Examples ? <FWD> (score: 107)
Author: Rob Sandelin <>
Date: Wed, 28 Sep 94 10:54 CDT
Some advise on house rules and living together issues in general. I have discovered through my own experience, and also in talking with many communities that the two largest areas of conflicts in com...

5. Pet Policy (score: 101)
Author: Rod Lambert <>
Date: Thu, 29 Jun 2006 12:43:25 -0700 (PDT)
Sharon (and Others) I was speaking as well to the larger issue of not doing something because one person objected. We had a problem at one point where the landscape committee kept having to move wher...

6. Re: CCNRs and policy manuals (score: 101)
Author: Rob Sandelin <>
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2008 14:12:56 -0800 (PST)
It is typical of boilerplate condo docs to allow something often called House rules, which are those rules which the association adopts. As long as these rules do not conflict with the condo docs or...

7. Re: Firearms Policy (score: 101)
Author: Robert Heinich <>
Date: Tue, 8 Jul 2008 06:13:53 -0700 (PDT)
Per, This can be a contentious issue. Eno Commons has a policy (actually it is in the covenants/bylaws) which bans operative firearms. Nine years ago, the process of re-examining the policy was start...

8. Re: Pet Policy (score: 97)
Author: Sharon Villines <>
Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 09:03:29 -0700 (PDT)
Do you mean that one objection prevents someone from doing something. I have noticed that general tendency here sometimes and it seems to constipate the process of getting things done. Of course a co...

9. Re: Risk Management <was: Re: Marketing question ...> seeking examples (score: 96)
Author: R Philip Dowds <>
Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2017 06:25:24 -0700 (PDT)
My general experience with the consensus process is this: For any proposal X, a few activists / advocates really want X to happen; most people are OK with X; and a few people have concerns or objecti...

10. Re: Examples of Consensus Success (Was:[C-L] Survey of Cohousing ... (score: 94)
Author: Sharon Villines <>
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2011 08:21:30 -0700 (PDT)
You've described a process that must have taken years to sort out should we have reserve funds or not, and if so, how much and covering what period of time. And then you said you got consensus in "on...

11. CCNRs and policy manuals (score: 92)
Author: LK Dingeldein <>
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2008 13:53:41 -0800 (PST)
Dear Co-Housers, Hello from the Milagro Co-Housing Community in Tucson, Arizona! I have a question that I hope other cohousing communities can assist me in answering. Milagro has CCNRs which meet sta...

12. Re: CCNRs and policy manuals (score: 92)
Author: melanie griffin <>
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2008 14:12:25 -0800 (PST)
just to be clear, these are cc&r's--covenants, conditions, and restrictions. melanie...

13. Re: Seeking Examples of Cohousing Implementation Plans (score: 91)
Author: Ann Zabaldo <>
Date: Wed, 7 Mar 2018 17:30:18 -0800 (PST)
Hi Chris I echo Elizabeth and Marianas suggestions with this caveat: As others have said, hire a cohousing professional NOW to guide you through this labyrinth. What you are describing is needing a p...

14. Re: Seeking Examples of Cohousing Implementation Plans (score: 91)
Author: Chris Terbrueggen <>
Date: Mon, 5 Mar 2018 18:23:32 -0800 (PST)
Hello again, I understand that we are all busy , but I am really concerned that no experienced Cohousing communities have shared any inclusive , strategic planning documents. Where do new Cohousing c...

15. Re: Seeking Examples of Cohousing Implementation Plans (score: 91)
Author: Chris Terbrueggen <>
Date: Tue, 6 Mar 2018 13:23:30 -0800 (PST)
Thanks for responding . I would like to know if any experienced Cohousing organizations have used strategic planning before and after offers to purchase units we accepted . I would think planning ahe...

16. Re: Seeking Examples of Cohousing Implementation Plans (score: 91)
Author: Elizabeth Magill <>
Date: Tue, 6 Mar 2018 09:39:39 -0800 (PST)
Chris, I don't know what you are asking for. Or more accurately, this is a huge question. I assume you've read the cohousing books? So beyond that, what are the holes you are looking to fill? You've...

17. Herbicide and Pesticide Policy (score: 88)
Author: Mark Thompson <>
Date: Fri, 1 Sep 2017 01:49:46 -0700 (PDT)
Greetings. I am looking for examples, models, or suggestions related to a community herbicide and pesticide policy. Some background: We are an open air condominium style cohousing. So each unit owns...

18. Re: Kids Room Policy (score: 88)
Author: Jeanne Goodman, JP Cohousing <>
Date: Sat, 12 Nov 2005 09:26:50 -0800 (PST)
My recommendation, for liability protection, and to keep your insurance policy, is a sign that says that no unsupervised children are allowed in the room. Any examples/thoughts on posted policy for a...

19. Re: Firearms Policy (score: 88)
Author: balaji <>
Date: Tue, 8 Jul 2008 08:26:09 -0700 (PDT)
The Utah Valley Commons, still in formation, has no policy on firearms, and I would expect that if one develops it will simply mirror existing state regulations. It is unlikely that we would go furth...

20. Re: sales policy (score: 88)
Author: Raines Cohen <>
Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2013 23:13:36 -0700 (PDT)
Mabel and Carol, Perhaps you could share something about the policies at Cornerstone and the challenges they create. I'm particularly interested in examples like this where "laws of unintended conseq...

21. Re: sales policy (score: 88)
Author: Carol Agate <>
Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2013 15:02:48 -0700 (PDT)
Now that I got to the end would you like a place to stay when you pass through Cambridge? I think we met when I took the bus tour of your area, or maybe at the convention. Carol...

22. Seeking Examples of Cohousing Implementation Plans (score: 86)
Author: Chris Terbrueggen <>
Date: Sat, 10 Mar 2018 08:41:18 -0800 (PST)
Based on the responses I am getting, I think I need to clarify a few things. Accipiter Properties are our partners in the redevelopment of 2048/2100 Winnebago Street. The developer retains ownership...

23. Re: Kids Room Policy (score: 84)
Author: Sharon Villines <>
Date: Sat, 12 Nov 2005 07:50:32 -0800 (PST)
Any examples/thoughts on posted policy for a Common House Kids Room? The most simple thing we've done, and really the only policy, is that the door is locked. All adults have a key but keeping it lo...

24. Re: Firearms Policy (score: 84)
Author: Elizabeth Magill <>
Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2008 17:31:01 -0700 (PDT)
we have gun policy which I cannot find just now. It says that gun owners must follow the law regardign their guns, and in addition, must use a lockbox, I beileve, while storing the gun.Or a gun lock...

25. Re: Firearms Policy (score: 84)
Author: jabeutler <>
Date: Tue, 8 Jul 2008 15:01:18 -0700 (PDT)
Liberty Village (Libertytown, MD) has no policy against guns, and I know of one person for sure who has a hunting rifle. No one has complained about her gun. The community also agreed with a bow hunt...

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