ABI  property rules

Please take a few moments to read and understand these rules for Arden Beaches and Boat Ramps. The rules are in place for your safety and the safety of others who use ABI Property amenities as well as to define ABI policy guidelines for the appropriate use of ABI Property amenities. Beach passes are issued to residents by the ABI Registrar after Annual Dues are paid. Vehicle permits for beach parking, Boat Ramp permits, and Dingy permits are optional to purchase, but are required to use the parking and boat ramp areas.

BEACH PASSES

Access to Arden's beaches is for residents and their guests.

  • Beach passes entitle the holder to 4 guests and do not include vehicle parking privileges.
  • Beach Parties are permitted at Beach 1 and Beach 4 with completion of an application and receipt of payment through the ABI website.
  • Non‐residents are welcome but MUST be accompanied at all times by a beach card carrying resident of Arden.
  • Beach cards are NON‐TRANSFERABLE and must be carried by the individual to whom it is issued.
  • Current ABI beach cards and ID must be shown upon request to any resident, ABI designee or police authority.
  • We urge all residents to keep another form of ID with them at all times. This is to prove identity and residency and stop fraudulent admission to beaches. Without your beach card and identification, you may be requested to leave until this can be obtained.
  • Beach hours are from sunrise to 9pm Sunday through Thursday and from sunrise to 11pm on Friday, Saturday and national holidays. Gates close for vehicles after hours and during the off-season.
  • Beach “season” is from Memorial Day until Labor Day. The “off-season” is from Labor Day until Memorial Day.

BEACH PARKING AND RAMP PERMITS

  • Current ABI vehicle stickers must be displayed on all vehicles parked in designated areas.
  • ALL cars parked on ABI property MUST display an ABI permit or Temporary Parking Pass or risk being towed at the owner's expense.
  • Gates close for vehicles after hours and during the off-season.
  • Beach “season” is from Memorial Day until Labor Day. The “off-season” is from Labor Day until Memorial Day.
  • Vehicle and Ramp permits are NON‐TRANSFERABLE between vehicles and are directly tied to the license plate displayed on the vehicle.
  • Boaters may use piers for loading and unloading ONLY. No overnight or long-term dockage is allowed.
  • All permits must be permanently attached to the vehicle in the area designated: Vehicle permits should be displayed at the bottom side of the driver's windshield. Boat Ramp permits should be displayed on the driver's side of the winch/mast.
  • Vehicle Permits are optional to purchase but are required to park on ABI property.

BEACH RULES AND STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES

  • Vehicle Permits are optional to purchase but are required to park on ABI property.
  • Beach hours are from sunrise to 9pm Sunday through Thursday and from sunrise to 11pm on Friday, Saturday and national holidays. Gates close for vehicles after hours and during the off-season.
  • Beach “season” is from Memorial Day until Labor Day. The “off-season” is from Labor Day until Memorial Day.
  • All beach properties may be closed at any time by ABI for the safety and well‐being of others.
  • Excessive noise, poor conduct and/or foul language will not be tolerated.
  • No pets are allowed in the beach areas.
  • No glass containers, setting of bonfires or lighting fireworks are allowed on ABI property unless managed by ABI during designated ABI events.
  • All trash must be deposited in the receptacles provided.
  • All personal items (i.e., beach chairs, floats, portable grills) must be removed at the end of the day. Overnight storage of these items on ABI property is not allowed. Items left on ABI property are subject to confiscation, removal, and/or disposal without notice.
  • Boating, fishing and crabbing are not permitted in the designated swim areas.
  • No permanent structures may be installed on ABI property without advance approval from the ABI Board of Directors.
  • No modifications may be made to ABI property without advance approval from the ABI Board of Directors.
  • No political flags or signage, or those that could be construed as political, can be flown or displayed on ABI property. Allowable flags include the American flag and the Maryland state flag. If an American flag is flown, proper protocol must be observed: https://www.usa.gov/flag
  • Any holiday decorations displayed on ABI property must be removed within one week of the holiday.
  • THERE WILL BE ZERO TOLERANCE FOR UNDERAGE DRINKING OR THE USE OR POSESSION OF ILLEGAL DRUGS AT ALL ARDEN BEACH PROPERTIES!
  • Failure to comply with any of the above rules and regulations could result in the suspension of ABI Property privileges.


Rules effective from January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021


You will receive resident Beach Passes when you pay your dues. You will also be able to order Beach Parking stickers and Boat Ramp permits.

 


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