Lakes of Summerville Townhomes

This is the web page for the Lakes of Summerville Townhomes. Below you’ll find news and manager updates and important property owner information. Underneath the blue links below are the Inspection policies for the community.

Please check back often. In the mean time, please be sure that your Association has your contact information by visiting this page Contact CMG Charleston and filling out the contact info form. Please also “Like” us on Facebook. There’s a link at the top of the page.

If you would like a copy of your annual meeting minutes or a copy of the budget click the appropriate link below:
Current Budget
Meeting Minutes

Amenity Reservations and Calendar

Pool keys – New home buyers are sent one key/access device by the Lakes of Summerville HOA. Resale pool keys and cards must convey at Closing.  If any card is lost or stolen, a replacement is available for $50.00 payable to the Lakes of Summerville. Please follow this link to order a replacement amenity key.

Lakes Pool Season

ARC Approval Request Form, Townhome HOA
Townhomes Fence Construction Specifications
Townhome amendment – water bill
Lakes Townhome CC&Rs

Lakes Documents/Lakes of Summerville Bylaws Amendment 2016

You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader available via this link.

Manager Information and Real-Time Updates:

  • Summertime Creepy Critters July 18th, 2017: courtesy of News 2 : Alligators South Carolina Aquarium Herpetologist Josh Zalabak says, “Alligators are extremely important to their environment. They are an apex predator, so if you removed them from our ecosystem, it would throw the entire food chain out of whack.” Their prime food sources include raccoons, turtles, and birds. In addition to keeping these animal ... Read more about this.
  • Upcoming pressure washing in the Lakes Townhomes! April 10th, 2017: Dear Lakes of Summerville Townhome owner:   It’s Spring Cleaning time in the Lakes of Summerville Townhomes!   Community wide pressure washing of the Townhomes will begin next week and continue over the next two weeks by Rea Landscaping. Reminders will be dropped at your house Monday, April 10th before they begin this work. Please remove all items from ... Read more about this.
  • Turf treatment February 16th, 2017: Please note that the contracted landscaping company has submitted notice that turf treatments will be taking place in the community this week. Use of common area turf should be limited, especially for children and pets over the next week. Read more about this.
  • State of the HOA newsletter January 24th, 2017: Your Board of Directors would like to take the time to communicate with each of you concerning some of the progress we have made during the last year, as well as some challenges ahead of us in 2017.   Last year we formed a committee of homeowners to carefully study the wording of all of our Governing ... Read more about this.
  • Lakes of Summerville Christmas Party November 10th, 2016: Lakes of Summerville Christmas Party Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 6:00pm to 12:00pm LOS Clubhouse at 214 Seneca River Drive Buffet Dinner will be served BYOB Gift Exchange ($10 limit) D.J./Music Entertainment RSVP Please to Community Management Group at or 843-795-8484 Read more about this.
  • Hurricane Aftermath October 11th, 2016:   We hope you and your families are safe. Community Management Group staff was onsite Sunday to assess storm damage and Association related concerns. All issues/concerns will be addressed and work orders will be submitted and prioritized. We are grateful for the expected sunshine this week, as many contractors will have a backlog of work. The landscape crew ... Read more about this.
  • Important Post Hurricane Information for Dorchester County Residents October 11th, 2016: Structural and Tree Damage Dorchester County residents who sustained residential structural damage from sustained wind, water damage (due to flooding), or tree damage as a result of Hurricane Matthew should contact Dorchester County at (843) 832-0393 or (843) 562-0393 and/or to report the damage. Residents should be prepared to provide the following information: Name: Address (of damaged property): Phone number: Email: Location ... Read more about this.
  • Phone numbers to know when Hurricane Matthew strikes October 06th, 2016: courtesy of The Post & Courier Add these numbers to your phone contacts because they may come in handy when Hurricane Matthew drenches the Lowcountry. The S.C. Emergency Management Department recommends fully charging your cell phone and other mobile devices before the hurricane approaches and to limit non-essential calls. And remember, call 911 only for ... Read more about this.
  • Hurricane information and help links October 04th, 2016: Hurricane Matthew is now churning toward the Southeast coastline. Forecasting models now generally project it to pass very close to South Carolina coast, but this forecast could change quickly and bring greater threats of a direct impact to our area. Please pay close attention to all advisories and any evacuation orders. Please take precautions early. Store/secure ... Read more about this.
  • Bunco Night Update September 27th, 2016: Please be advised that Bunco night will not take place on Thursday, October 6th. The next Bunco night will be October 13th at 6:30pm. Read more about this.
  • Ladies Bunco Night! August 23rd, 2016: Ladies Bunco Night in the Lakes of Summerville Clubhouse! Every first Thursday of the month starting September 1st! Join us from 6:30 to 9 for Bunco! Ladies 18 and older are invited to join this new social event. $10 to play with cash prizes awarded. Don’t know how to play? No problem! It’s really easy to play ... Read more about this.
  • Pond treatments June 15th, 2016: It’s that time of year where things are growing in the sunshine and that applies to the community ponds! The ponds have recently been treated for algae and other pesky plant growth, and you should be seeing an improvement in clarity over the next few weeks. Read more about this.
  • Temporary Pool Closure June 13th, 2016: The pool at Lakes of Summerville will be closed the remainder of today, Monday, June 13th for required maintenance. The pool is being treated today and  should reopen tomorrow. A notice will be sent once confirmation of the reopening is received. Thank you for your cooperation and patience during this brief closure. Read more about this.
  • Boat yard renovations May 25th, 2016: Boat Yard renovations will begin on Wednesday, June 1st!   Please assist the Association in expediting this process by noting the following items. All boats must be removed BEFORE June 1st.  Boats can be parked on your driveway but must not be blocking traffic or the sidewalks. Any boats remaining in the boat yard on the morning ... Read more about this.
  • Pond Maintenance May 23rd, 2016: All ponds in the community were recently treated for algae and nuisance vegetation. Read more about this.

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Please note that some documents were downloaded from the County and were current as of the date they were downloaded. They have been scanned via Optical Character Recognition. They are not certified as complete, and they and ARE NOT THE ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS. Please consult your closing attorney or the County directly for the most current, accurate complete and legal information.


Lakes of Summerville Townhomes

Inspection Policy

The following is a list of covenants violations that the Enforcement Inspector looks for during community inspections.

  • No parking in yard/off driveway
  • Boats are permitted in driveways only until further notice
  • Daytime street parking will be a violation if repetitive
  • No overnight street parking
  • Exterior modifications that have not obtained approval
  • Satellite dishes, antennas (that have not obtained approval)
  • Signs (for sale signs are permitted)
  • Play items in view (bicycle & toy storage)
  • Trash cans visible on non-trash day
  • Misc items in view (hoses, ladders, etc)
  • Not picking up after pets

Fine assessment-

All violations will remain in “open” status for a 12 month period. The violation may escalate every 10 days if problem is not corrected. The violation may escalate with in the 12 month period if the violation is repeated (even if it was originally corrected).

The fine assessment is as follows:

1st letter- 10 day warning
2nd letter- 10 day warning
3rd letter- $25.00 fine
4th letter- $50.00 fine
5th letter- $100.00 fine
6th letter- $200.00 fine
7th letter- $400.00 fine