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Mission Viejo Architectural Approval Lawyer

Mission Viejo Architectural Approval Attorney

Architectural Approval

Mission Viejo Lawyer Dean E. Smart has been successfully representing both Homeowners Associations and Property Owners in matters relating to architectural approval for 25 years. Whether you are an HOA in need of quality legal advice regarding approving or denying a property owner’s request to make architectural changes to their home, or are a homeowner in need of a skilled lawyer’s assistance drafting your request for architectural approval, Attorney Dean Smart can help.

Contact Mission Viejo Architectural Approval Attorney Dean Smart at (949) 715-9300 today to schedule a free initial consultation. At the Law Offices of Dean Smart, our team is committed to providing our clients with the highest level of quality, cost-effective legal representation, and we have earned a reputation as one of Orange County’s premiere Homeowners Association Law Firms.

If the documents that govern the Homeowner’s Association require property owners to obtain Architectural Approval from the HOA prior to making physical changes to the common areas or remodeling their separate interest property, the Davis-Sterling Act requires the homeowners association to set forth a fair and reasonable process.


Pursuant to the Davis-Stirling Act, Homeowners Associations must:

Set forth the procedure for submitting an application for architectural approval by the HOA Board

Make their decision in good faith

Must not violate the Fair Employment & Housing Act when making their decision

If the HOA denies the application for architectural changes, they must provide a detailed explanation outlining the reason for their denial and setting forth the procedure for appealing the decision.

If you need representation, advice or assistance pertaining to architectural approval, Mission Viejo HOA Architectural Approval Attorney Dean Smart has the experience and skills necessary to help you.

Mission Viejo Homeowners Association Lawyer Dean E. Smart takes great pride in providing reliable and accessible legal counsel for all of his clients. Whether you sit on the Board of Directors for a Homeowners Association or are a separate interest property owner, Attorney Smart possesses the skills and experience necessary to help you resolve your dispute quickly and effectively.

For immediate assistance, contact Mission Viejo Architectural Approval Attorney Dean E. Smart at (949) 715-9300 to schedule a free initial consultation.