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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I have a Pet? - A resident may have two pets up to 20 lbs each. Pets must be attended at all times outside and must remain on the resident's homesite! Pet owners are not allowed to walk them on the streets of Jamaica Bay at any time.

Can I rent my home?   Rentals and/or sub-leasing are NOT PERMITTED

What about vehicles?   Maximum of two vehicles per home.  If the vehicle fits in the carport, it is allowed with the exception of motor homes and RV’s, which must be stored elsewhere.  Motorized two-wheeled vehicles are not allowed in the community.

How much are property taxes?   Each home is assessed by the Palm Beach County Tax Assessor based on the age, size and other structures (carport, Florida room, etc.) on the property.

Can I get a Homestead Exemption?   If the home is your primary residence, you are entitled to a $25,000 Homestead Exemption.

Who pays for trash pickup?   Trash, vegetation, and recycle pickup is included in your tax bill.

What if I want more TV stations than you provide?   Comcast Cable is available in the community, however you will need to contact them directly for service. You are also allowed to install your own 18" satellite system after submitting a “Home Improvement Request” to the office for approval.

What are visitation restrictions?    Residents are required to register guests (including family) who may stay more than two (2) nights. With prior notification to the Corporation, Guests are allowed for a 15 day period without the owner in residence. When the owner is in residence and the guest(s) are registered they may visit for 30 days with approval of the Corporation.

What is my responsibility for lawn care/yard maintenance/trees?   Lawn care is provided in the manner of cutting and edging. The homeowner is responsible for the maintenance of the shrubbery and trees on their lot, watering and condition of their grass. There is a MORATORIUM ON TREE PLANTING.

Are there limits on yard/house decorations?   Yes. There can be no impediment to lawn care. All decorations must be kept in the three (3) foot area immediately adjacent to the home/carport/screen room structures.

What and where can I plant?    There is a moratorium on planting of trees. Flowering shrubs and flowers may be planted within the three foot perimeter of the home. Absolutely no plantings or impediments to lawn care may be placed outside the three foot perimeter of the home or in a utility easement.

Are we in a flood zone?   No

Dan Glazer
Jamaica Bay Realty, Inc.
31005 Jamaica Bay Drive
Boynton Beach, FL  33436
Phone: 561-735-9505
Fax:  561-736-0615
Email: jbayrealty@hotmail.com

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