Arch & Environ Change Request Form


All requests for approval of any construction or change in architectural and/or environmental appearance (color, design, etc.) regarding the exterior of any lot/property must be made in writing and submitted for approval prior to any work performed.

NOTE:  Failure to submit an application and obtain approval prior to any changes made may result in returning the property to its prior condition at the homeowner's expense. 

  • Consult the Architectural & Environmental Control Guidelines to ensure your desired exterior architectural and/or environmental change is allowed by the Waterford Place Homeowners Association, Inc.

  • Consult the WPHOA List of AERC Prior Approvals for Exterior Change Requests for roofs, garage doors, front porch/steps concrete stain, and the house/trim colors (as specified in the WPHOA CC&Rs and Architectural Control Guidelines).

  • Any work requiring a Montgomery County permit must include a copy of the permit.

  • Provide a detailed drawing, copy of the blueprint, or photo of the current item/area you propose to change (including exterior color, design, etc.)

  • Provide a detailed drawing, copy of the blueprint, or photo of the proposed change (including exterior color, design, etc.). In addition, include a copy of the estimate of the contractor's proposed statement of work to be performed, if applicable.

  • Describe the requested change, including exact location, size, color, and materials to be used.

  • Please use a separate application form for each individual modification and provide drawings and images, if applicable, on a separate page.
You will be notified in writing of the decision of the Architectural and Environmental Review Committee (AERC) or Board of Directors within sixty (60) days of receipt.

By approving this request, neither the Board of Directors nor the AERC assumes any responsibility for the safety, construction, operation, maintenance, accident, injury, or claim that may arise from the exterior change(s) in the homeowner's property/lot.

We appreciate your compliance with the rules and regulations as stated in the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions & Restrictions of the Waterford Place Homeowners Association, Inc.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Questions?  Please contact Timothy Mulford, Property Manager, at [email protected]; 301-963-3337, ext. 2206.