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We are so pleased to have you as a member of the Avila community. There are several areas that we can provide answers to some frequent residents’ questions. Please select the question and the answer will be revealed.
The Sheriff’s phone number is (813) 247-8200 for a non-emergency. If it is an emergency please dial 911. Avila’s main security number is 961-3483.
Minors are not permitted to operate golf carts. Only drivers licensed by the state of Florida, or any other state in the United States, may operate a motor vehicle or golf cart on the streets in Avila.
All vehicles must be garaged and garage doors must be closed at all times when not in use. Parking on the street is prohibited. If a large number of guests requite street parking, Security must be notified in advance so arrangements can be made for proper traffic control signs.
Neither motorcycles, mopeds, or motorized carts shall be operated within Avila.
Traffic safety rules are strictly enforced and violations may result in the assessment of a fine or other action in law or in equity. The speed limit is set at 25 mph within Avila.
All trash, except lawn clippings and rubbish, shall be made available for backdoor collection on the appropriate days. No receptacles may be placed at the curb.
All animals shall be kept on a leash when not within an enclosed area on the property. Animals may not be allowed to run loose. The only place dogs can run off-leash is within the fenced Avila Dog Park.
All construction, play systems, remodeling, roof changes, additions, or any other change in color, design, or landscaping must have the prior approval of the Architectural Review Committee.
Everyone should practice good security measures. Keep your home, car doors, and windows locked. All alarms should be kept in good repair, and if the resident chooses, the alarm may be monitored by Security. Always report suspicious people or activities to Security.
No mobile home, boat, truck, trailer, or recreational vehicle may be visible on the property. Motorized scooters are prohibited from being operated in Avila.
As a general safety measure, when planning to be out of town, please make arrangements so that newspapers do not accumulate on the driveway. As a good security measure, always leave a contact number with Avila Security.
Visitors are not permitted to digress through Avila unaccompanied. Parents should keep abreast of who their children are clearing into Avila and be certain that all visitors are aware that their clearance allows them in Avila while in the company of the resident or the resident’s children.