When a Property Owner Association Approves Plans Then Rescinds Its Approval, Can It Be Held Financially Responsible? (CO)

The Supreme Court of Colorado answered that question in Mac McShane and Cynthia Calvin v. Stirling Ranch Property Owners Association, Inc. (2017 CO 38).  Mac McShane and his wife, Cynthia Calvin (“Owners”) bought property, hoping to build a multi-story home overlooking the Roaring Fork Valley. The Stirling Ranch Property Owners Association (“POA”) approved the Owners’ architectural designs, but then denied approval of the plans. The POA is governed by an Executive Board, and the Executive Board appointed a Design Review Board (“DRB”). The DRB was in charge of making sure buildings complied with the vibe of the area, and the Garfield County height restrictions.    Read the article……………..


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