Architectural Modification Request - Storage Shed

Architectural Modification Request - Storage Shed
Date: 10/3/2022

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Property Information
Street Address: *Number: * *Street: *
*Dwelling Type: *

Owner Information
*Owner's Name: *
*Owner's Email: *
*Owner's Phone: *

Project Information - SHED
In accordance with the Declaration of Covenants and Restrictions referred to in the Deed covering the property described in the Property Information section, I hereby apply for written consent to make the following modification or addition as described below.
Please submit only one modification or addition request per form.
Do not combine requests.

*Projected project start date: *;
Note: Project must be completed within six (6) months or a new request is required.

*Short Summary of the Project:

The Island Creek Community Association (ICCA) Architectural Guidelines (as approved by the Board of Directors (BOD)) provide pre-approved criteria that are listed in the checklist below. Please acknowledge each item showing agreement or describe each request for deviation.
Approved Criteria for STORAGE SHEDS Agreed
1. Completely enclosed structures with four sides, a roof, a floor and a solid door

2. Location & Siting
2a. Located within boundaries of back (rear) yard of the home
2b. Not used to replace a fence (or portion thereof) and not used to define property boundaries where there is not existing fence
2c. Placed to minimize visual impact on Community common property and the neighbor's properties

3. Proper landscaping and drainage will be installed and will be maintained

4. Materials:
4a. Construction:
If Wooden or Composite
--- Shingled roof (shingles match house's shingles)
--- Siding (style and color compatible with house)
4b. Not constructed of exposed particle board

5. If utilities are installed, Fairfax County Building Permits will be obtained.
6. Only one (1) shed is authorized on each property. Therefore, this will be the only shed on my property

7. Sizes
7a. Scale compatible with house and location
7b. Dimensions of Shed:
- Height = no higher than two and a half (2.5) feet above top edge of fence (if present); shed cannot exceed eight and a half (8.5) feet as measured at its highest point - please enter the actual height (in feet):
- Square Footage = not larger than 10% of the total square footage of the back yard or less than 100 square feet whichever is smaller - please enter the actual Length and Width (in feet) & total Square footage: L X W total
7c. Dimensions of Rear Yard - please enter the Length and Width (in feet) of your rear yard & total Square footage: L X W total

8. Color (Storage Sheds must be neutral colors that blend with and complement the colors of the siding and trim of the home, deck (if present) and the fence (if present)):
8a. Primary (Please specify)
8b. Secondary (Please specify - Enter NONE if using a solid color)

9. This Storage Shed will not be used as a dwelling, living space, regular work space or to permanently shelter animals
10. Built in accordance with Fairfax County Regulations (

Supporting Documentation (included to support your request).
If you are dropping off physical samples to the clubhouse, they must include a hardcopy of this application.
The "Upload Attachment" button can be found at the bottom of this form.
A. Property Plat is provided
To obtain a copy of your plat, call the Department of Planning and Zoning at 703-222-1082 OR check your loan closing documents
B. Diagram(s) of the project provided
C. Photo(s) provided
D. Color Sample(s) provided
E. Other supporting document(s) provided (list in comments)

PROJECT COMMENTS; include Criteria or Supporting Documents #:

Owner's Acknowledgement
*Please initial each box to acknowledge acceptance.
I am the owner of this property and, therefore, authorized to make this request. Initials: *
I understand and affirm that: Initials:
a. This request represents alterations that comply with the zoning and building codes of Fairfax County and the State of Virginia. I am responsible for obtaining all the necessary building permits prior to commencement of construction and schedule all required inspections during and after construction. *
b. This request is also subject to restrictions contained in the Island Creek Architectural Guidelines and Architectural Modification Request (AMR) review process as established by the Covenants Committee (CC), and approved by the Board of Directors (BOD). Therefore, I agree to let members of the CC, the Management Agent, or the BOD make inspections during the construction phases. *
c. Nothing in this document, or committee statements, shall be construed as a waiver or modification of the above referenced ordinances and guidelines. *
d. No work shall commence until I have received written approval from the Management Agent. Any construction or exterior alteration made before the approval of this application is not authorized. If alterations are made, and this application is rejected, I may be required to return the property to its former condition at my own expense and I may be required to pay any legal expenses incurred. *
e. Any variation from the originally approved application must be resubmitted for review and be re-approved. *
f. I am responsible for ensuring any contractors hired to complete the work do so in a professional manner and adhere to all safety, zoning, and building codes. *
g. I am solely liable for any claims, including without limitation, claims for property damage or personal injury, which result from the requested addition or modification. *
h. I am responsible for all maintenance, repair, and upkeep of said addition or modification. *

Covenants Committee Affirmation
It is the objective of the Covenants Committee (CC) to respond to homeowner Architectural Modification Requests (AMRs) in a timely manner. Each case is considered on its own merit using current Island Creek Community Association (ICCA) Bylaws, Architectural Guidelines, and historical precedence. Therefore, the process can take up to six (6) weeks. Please plan accordingly.

A copy of this request will be returned to the owner after review by the Covenants Committee (CC). Possible outcomes: approved, approved with comments/modifications, returned for additional information and/or clarification, or denied.
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