For the purposes of the Declaration and the Articles of Incorporation and the Bylaws of Westridge Auburn Homeowners Association, certain words and phrases shall have particular meanings as follows:
Section 1. "Association" or "Homeowners Association" shall mean and refer to WESTRIDGE AUBURN HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, its successors and assigns.
Section 2. "Board" shall mean and refer to the Board of Directors of the Association, as provided for in Article X. For purposes of exercising the powers and duties assigned in this Declaration to the Board, this term shall also mean the Initial Board of Declarant, as provided in Article II, unless the language or context clearly indicates otherwise.
Section 3. "Properties" subject to this Declaration shall mean and refer to the real property described with particularity in Exhibit "A" and such Other Parcels which may hereafter be brought within the jurisdiction of the Association.
Section 4. "Owner" or "Lot Owner" shall mean and refer to record owner (whether one or more persons or entities) of a fee interest in any Lot, including the Declarant, but excluding Mortgagees or other persons or entities having such interest merely as security for the performance of any obligation. Purchasers or assignees under recorded real estate contracts shall be deemed Owners as against their respective sellers or assignors.
Section 5. "Common Areas" and "Common Maintenance Areas". Common Areas shall mean and refer to any of the real property (including the improvements thereon) owned by the Association for the common use and enjoyment of the members of the Association. Common Maintenance Areas shall mean those portions of all real property (including the improvements thereon) maintained by the Association for the benefit of the members of the Association.
Section 6. "Lot" shall mean and refer to any plot of land, excluding tracts, and excluding Lot 16, as shown upon any recorded subdivision map of the Properties. Lot shall include the Residence located thereon.
Section 7. "Declarant" shall mean Westridge Auburn, LLC, a Washington limited liability company and any of its successors and assigns who identifies itself as a successor Declarant in a recorded instrument and who assumes all the obligations of Westridge Auburn, LLC as Declarant under the agreement.
Section 8. "Architectural Control Committee" shall refer to the duly appointed or elected committee by the Board of Directors as outlined in Article XI of this Declaration, hereinafter referred to as the "Committee".
Section 9. "Development Period" shall mean and refer to that period of time defined in Article II of this Declaration.
Section 10. "Plat" shall mean and refer to the Plat of Westridge Auburn as recorded on July 23, 2015 in the records of King County, State of Washington, under Recording No. 20150723000595.
Section 11. "Residence" shall mean and be limited to single family residences only occupying any Lot.
Section 12. "Other Parcels" shall mean those parcels of land which may be added to the Properties.
Section 13. "Subdivision" shall refer to the real property included within any Plat as defined herein.