For information concerning the Association Governing Documents, please contact the SLLA office at 501 Seven Lakes North, Seven Lakes, NC 27376, phone: 910-673-4931
The governance, business, and community activities of 7 Lakes Landowners Association are defined by:
NC State Statutes
Property Deeds & Plats
7 Lakes Landowners’ Association (Association) Governing Documents:
Articles of Incorporation,
Rules and Regulations, and
Resolutions & Policies.
Definitions and Hierarchy of Documents
Subdivision Plat - describes the location and nature of the common property and individual lots.
Property Deeds - comprises the individual lot deeds and the deeds to common property which give a legal description of the property.
The Declaration of Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions - the declaration of CC&R’s is the collection of covenants imposed on all property within the development and provides:
For automatic association membership of all owners and the basis for voting rights.
The obligation of each owner to share in funding the cost of association operations.
Certain restrictions (architectural control and other rules) on the use of the property and the association’s enforcement powers. Sets forth the power and authority of the association to own and maintain the common property and to make and enforce rules.
Articles of Incorporation - creates the association as a legal entity under NC State corporate statute; defines the board powers and responsibilities of the association and its membership; and, sets forth the process for creating the board of directors, voting system, etc.
Bylaws - implements, in specific detail, the provisions of the Covenants and the Articles of Incorporation regarding the association operations, including delineation of the meeting process, election procedures, powers and duties, board meetings, committees, insurance requirements, rule-making and enforcement process.
Rules and Regulations – regulations and guidelines for all residents for the use of Common area amenities (lakes, swimming pool), judicial process, and ARB guidelines. The Architectural Review Board (committee) was created to assure that the objective of the Association was achieved. The ARB’s function is to administer and perform the architectural review and control functions of the Association. Accordingly, the ARB Guidelines provide that no Improvements or Alterations may be constructed, erected, removed, or any addition, or exterior change, replacement, or Alteration be made, unless approved by the ARB. Approval must be in writing.
UTILITIES AND SERVICES
Century Link office: 910-692-7126
Randolph Electric (REMC) 910-948-3401
Randolph Power Outage 877-736-2633
Duke Progress Energy 800-452-2777
Duke Power Outage 800-419-6356
(The location of your property determines the company providing service.)
WATER: Moore County Public Utilities 910-947-6315
SEPTIC: Moore County Environmental Health 910-947-6283
Century Link (877) 837-5738
DISH TV (855)-614-5875
Direct TV (800)-490-4388
GARBAGE/TRASH: FREE 910-673-3027
West End Collection Site (a Moore County Solid Waste and Recycling Center) is located on SR-1238 (first left off Rt. 211 going south).
GARBAGE PICK-UP SERVICES: FEE CHARGED
Carolina Waste Services 910-673-4285
THE PILOT - Southern Pines 910-692-7271
REGIONAL DAILY NEWSPAPERS:
CHARLOTTE OBSERVER 704-358-5350
FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER/TIMES 910-323-4848
RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER 800-522-4205
MOORE COUNTY GOVERNMENT
Located in Carthage, these agencies administer many local programs affecting a new landowner, 910-947-4636
Moore County Board of Elections, located in the Lewis Bldg., Pinehurst Ave., Carthage, 910-947-3868 is open 5 days a week from 9 am to 5 pm and will register voters up to a period of 21 days (excluding Saturdays and Sundays) prior to an election. In order to vote, a 30-day residency in Moore County is required, as well as being registered. Seven Lakes is in the Mineral Springs Township, West End precinct, 8th district. For information regarding a local registrar, call 910-947-3868.
Real and personal property is listed for tax purposes during the month of January. Schedules and locations for tax listings are announced in area newspapers. For further information, call 910-947-6387.
Apply to Register of Deeds, Court House, Carthage, 910-947-6370.
The Recreation Department provides a variety of recreational programs and activities for all ages. For more information and schedules please call 910-947-2504.
MOORE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF AGING:
The MC Department of Aging provides services to transport older adults in Moore County, Monday through Friday. This service is provided for medical appointments, human service needs and nutrition sites. 24-hour notice is required for transportation. The Department has provided information about home improvement service to update the condition of an older adult's home for its energy efficiency, safety, and structural integrity. Call 910-947-2504.
You are required to obtain North Carolina tags within 30 days of establishing residence in the State. The tags may be obtained at the license and title office, Town and Country Shopping Center, Route 1, Aberdeen, 910-944-1303. Annual car inspections are required after obtaining auto registration.
Examination for State driver's license is given at the Driver's License Bureau, U.S. 1 South, Aberdeen, Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5 pm. Sign and vision tests are required in all cases and road and written tests may be required. For further information call 910-944-7555.
Moore County Library, Carthage – 910-947-5335, Bookmobile 910-947-5335
SCHOOLS, COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
Moore County School System 910-947-2976
*West End Elementary School 910-673-6691
*West Pine Middle 910-673-1464
*Pinecrest High School 910-692-6555
*Seven Lakes children are assigned to these schools.
Calvary Christian School 910-692-8311
Episcopal Day School 910-692-3492
The O'Neal School 910-692-6920
COMMUNITY COLLEGES (2-year programs)
Sandhills Community College 910-692-6185
Montgomery Community College 910-576-6222
UNIVERSITIES AND 4-YR. COLLEGES
There are several accredited universities within a two-hour drive of Seven Lakes. A list and phone numbers may be obtained through the Counseling Center at Sandhills Community College.
AREA SHOPPING AND SERVICES
The Seven Lakes shopping center provides commercial and professional services. Area shopping facilities in Pinehurst, Southern Pines and Aberdeen provide additional variety within a limited driving range. Regional centers are found in Greensboro (65 mi.), Raleigh (70 mi.), Fayetteville (45 mi.), Charlotte (90 mi.), and Durham (75 mi.).
REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTERS:
Moore Regional Hospital; 155 Memorial Drive; Pinehurst 910-715-1000
Duke University Hospital, Durham 919-684-5587
UNC Memorial Hospital, Chapel Hill 919-966-4131
NC Baptist Hospital, Winston Salem 336-748-2011
Seven Lakes Chapel in the Pines holds an inter-denominational service on Sunday at 9 am. For further information call 910-673-2156.
Here are some of the other local churches:
Grace Christian, Seven Lakes Campus
West End Methodist 910-673-1371
West End Presbyterian 910-673-4341
Seven Lakes Baptist 910-673-4656
St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal 910-673-3838