Rules and Regulations
The Arizona Legislature has passed a landlord/tenant act exclusive to RV resorts. A copy of this act HB2614 is available at www.AZSOS.gov.
Arrival & Departure: Everyone including annual residents, must check in at the Resort’s office upon arrival. A staff member will assist all residents with parking their units. If you arrive after office hours, please park in front of the Clubhouse, along the painted red curb by the “Reserved for Registration” signs. This is the only area designated for overnight parking to check-in.
Note: When checking out prior to your paid departure date, you agree to relinquish the site back to the Resort and understand that unused rents are not refunded.
RV Sites for 1 – 12 months: Reservations are refundable (minus a $50.00 administration fee) if notice is received in writing at least 60 days prior to scheduled arrival. If the reservation is cancelled less than 60 days prior to arrival, the deposit is non-refundable.
Daily and Weekly RV Reservations and ALL Guest Suites: Reservations for less than a month and all Guest Suites are to be paid in full at the time of reservation and there are no refunds for cancelations.
Reservations are considered a “no show” at the end of the third day after the specified arrival date. At that time, the entire deposit is forfeited and the space will be reassigned.
Reservations & Site Deposits: A deposit of $250.00 is required to reserve a unit site, based on double occupancy. There is a maximum limit of two persons per site. You may be asked for payment in full during our high peak season.
Electric Service: If you occupy a site for more than 30 days you must contact SRP for electric connection.
Mailbox Key: Mailbox keys are obtained from the Office. Notify the Office immediately if your mailbox key is lost. There is a replacement fee of $5.00. All departing residents need to pass in their mailbox key and make sure we have labels to forward their mail. The office will forward 1st class mail for a period of 30 days. You can go to www.usps.com/umove to change your address permanent or temporarily.
Winter hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 pm (October 1st through April 15th)
Summer hours: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (April 1st through October 1st)
Phone: 480-474-8900 or 866-770-0080
– Washers and Dryers ARE permitted in your RV
– Portable Clotheslines that attach to the rear of your unit ARE acceptable.
– Subletting of your unit is not allowed. An age qualified individual may use your unit with the approval of the management.
– Sites are to be maintained and kept clean by all occupants.
– Patios are to be used for outdoor furniture ONLY.
– Apache Junction, AZ requires that all sewer connections be sealed and sewer hoses be supported off the ground. Please use proper device to support your sewer hose.
– Storage Sheds are only allowed on an annual sites, must be approved by the Operations Manager.
– Gazebos are only allowed on annual sites and must be constructed of heavy metal “L” shape corners. The gazebo and placement of your site must be approved by the Operations Manager prior to purchase. No Push-ups are allowed.
– Seed bird feeders are not allowed.
Parking: All vehicles must be parked on your site, unless the office has consented to your parking in another area. No motorized vehicles are allowed on the concrete pad. If you have more than one vehicle and it will not fit on your site, arrangements must be made with the office to park the second vehicle. Limited vehicle parking will be available for a monthly rental fee on a first-come basis to annual residents first. Any remaining designated parking sites will then be available on a first-come basis to all residents. Overnight sleeping in a second vehicle is not permitted. RVs cannot be parked in the driveway at any time. Overnight parking or extended parking is prohibited around the clubhouse. Utility trailers must be stored in our storage area for a minimal fee.
Noise: Noise should be kept to a minimum between the hours of 11:00 pm and 7:00 am. Wind chimes are permitted as long as they are not an annoyance to your neighbor.
Washing Your Vehicle: All vehicles may be washed and rinsed at your site, with an automatic shut-off hose, for a fee of $5.00 each time. Please be considerate of your neighbor’s belongings. Avoid excessive use of soap and make sure your hose is turned off when not in use.
Name Badges: Name badges are provided to each qualified resident and should be worn at all times. Your badge not only identifies you to management, it helps all residents get acquainted a little bit faster.
Lost badges must be replaced. The cost for replacement is $8.00.
Minimum Age: To maintain a 55+ resort, Meridian RV Resort conforms to the Federal Fair Housing Act of 1988. The Act provides that if the Resort demonstratively caters to persons 55 and older, meaning that 80% of the units are being occupied by at least one person 55 years of age or older, it will maintain its senior status. The minimum age of a resident in the remaining 20% is 45 years of age.
Guest and Visitor: A visitor is someone who visits for the day. A guest is someone who spends the night. A guest must be registered with the office upon arrival. A guest fee of $5.00 per night will be charged. An individual guest can stay a maximum of 14 days per year. A Visitor’s participation in non-fee-based resort events is limited to once a month. Both guest and visitors are welcome; however, they are not permitted to bring their pets to the Resort. Contact the office if parking is needed.
Children under the Age of 18: Children under the age of 18 are welcome at Meridian RV Resort. They must be registered upon arrival, fees paid and supervised at all times. You may have a maximum of two children at any time; visits cannot exceed five days in duration and total number of visits per year cannot exceed three. Children are not permitted to use the spa, billiard, computer and exercise rooms.
You are responsible for any and all damages created by your guests.
Any variance to this rule must be discussed with management at least 10 days prior to arrival, however, management has sole discretion to grant or decline variance requests.
Pets: We welcome pets to our resort. Please follow the rules and thank you for being a responsible pet owner.
– Pit Bull, Chow, Doberman and Rottweiler and all viscous breeds are prohibited.
– All pets must be registered upon making your reservation.
– A maximum of two pets are allowed.
– Pet fencing is not permitted on your site.
– Pets cannot run free at the Resort. When outside, your pet must be on a leash (6’ maximum length) and must not be allowed to relieve themselves on your site.
– Pets are not permitted at any time in any of the facilities, on the patios near the Clubhouse, or in the pool area.
– Dogs cannot be left outside your unit unattended. Barking dogs are not to disturb your neighbors. Excessive barking can lead to the dog being asked to leave the Resort.
Pet Exercise Areas: There are four designated areas for pets to be exercised without leashes: a grassy area at the southwest corner of the Resort and 3 more at the most northern point of the property. Rules for using these areas are as follows:
– Keep your dog in sight and under voice control at all times.
– Dogs must be licensed and vaccinated. Evidence of this should be displayed on their collars.
– Aggressive dogs are not permitted to remain in the area. If your dog becomes unruly or plays rough, leash it and leave immediately.
– Female dogs in estrus (heat) are not allowed in these areas.
– While unleashed, always keep your dog within the boundaries of the area.
– Use at your own risk. Pet owners are responsible and liable for the actions and behavior of their dogs at all times.
– You are responsible for picking up after your pet. Take a plastic bag with you when you visit these areas and dispose of it in the Dumpster.
Smoking Policy: Smoking is not permitted inside any building on the premises or under the patio coverings. You may smoke in the outside designated areas. Please place your smoking refuse in the containers provided.
Forwarding Your Mail: We will forward your mail for a period of 30 days after your departure date. Contact the office staff to make arrangements prior to departure.
– Provide us labels in order to accomplish this service.
– For a small fee, the resort can produce labels in increments of 30.
RVs for Sale: RVs that are being sold may display one “For Sale” sign. The sign must be placed in/on the front of your RV. If the RV is to remain in the park after the sale, the new owners must meet the Resort’s age requirement. Also, sites cannot be sold with the RV.
Pool and Spa: You must shower before entering either pool. The spa is for adults only (18 and over). NO diving or jumping. Pools are intended for swimming, soaking, exercise, and relaxation. Swimming hours for children are from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Small children must be potty trained or wear special swimming diapers. Dry off before entering any building and wet swimsuits should be covered while in the building. Medical advisers suggest that staying in a spa longer than 10 minutes could worsen some medical conditions. If you have any medical conditions, you should check with your physician first.
Trash & Recycling: All garbage must be tied in plastic bags before placing them in the dumpsters, cardboard products must be broken down and placed in the recycle bins. There are two containers for recycling aluminum cans and a large dumpster for recycling papers and magazines.
Driving & Walking: Driving or walking through other sites is prohibited. Damage to utilities or water lines will be billed directly to the person responsible for the damage.
Clotheslines: Lines stretched between two objects are not permitted. Porta clotheslines that attach to the rear of your coach are acceptable.
Laundry: Only U.S. coins are to be used in the washers, dryers, and vending machines. Irons, ironing boards, and laundry carts may not be removed from the laundry room. Irons must be filled with distilled water which is provided. Remove your laundry from the machines immediately upon completion of cycle. Clean the dryer lint filters after each load. Dyes, pet bedding, and oily rags are not permitted in our machines.
Note: The Resort is not responsible for damaged or missing articles.
Speed Limit: Speed limit within the Resort is posted at 5 MPH.
Bicycles: Bicycle riders should observe normal traffic rules. Bikes are not allowed on sidewalks or in the courtyard. Please lock up your bikes when not in use.
Repairing Vehicles: Vehicle repair, oil changes, and overhauling are not allowed anywhere in the resort.
First offense – verbal warning issued, documented in registration file.
Second offense – written warning issued, and documented.
Third offense – written warning issued, documented and a fine of $25.00 is charged.
Fourth offense – a letter asking the resident to leave the resort is issued and a fine of $50.00 is charged.
The Manager has the discretion to determine if a violation will result in the forfeiture of all prepaid rents and resident’s being asked to leave the resort. Fines will be charged to credit card on file.
Meridian RV Resort (MRVR) reserves the right to terminate or refuse a rent renewal. MRVR also reserves the right to amend any rules throughout the season to benefit the residents of the park.
Indemnity & Attorney’s Fees: Management is not responsible to resident, his guests, employees or agents for loss, damage, death or injury of any kind by any use of the Resort or by fire, flood, vandalism or other casualties, except those incidents resulting from the gross negligence or intentional acts of the Resort, Resort Management or Resort Owners. Residents hereby agree to obtain, at their own cost, the extended insurance coverage for homeowners, fire and other liabilities to protect resident, his guests, and all others from loss or liability; RV sites remain under the control of Management at all times. These rules and regulations are provided by, are the property of, and have been printed with the permission of Meridian RV Resort.