Frequently Asked Questions
Is Legacy Mountain Estates a gated community? The roads will be private roads, but it will not be gated, although each homesite may gate their own private driveway. The gate/fencing must be approved by the Design Review Board.
Who will plow the snow? The roads in Legacy Mountain Estates will be plowed by the Weber County Road Department.
Will Legacy Mountain Estates have an HOA? Yes, Legacy Mountain Estates will be part of an HOA and have monthly or yearly dues, ($175/mo. as of 10/1/2021), to help maintain the entry monuments, roads and community trail system and park areas.
Is there a time frame to build once lot is purchased? There is no time frame to start construction on a new home.
How much time is allowed to complete a home once it is started? The home must be completed within two years.
May you use your own builder? Yes, builders need to be a licensed general contractor and approved by the Design Review Board.
What is the Design Review Board (DRB) review fee? The fee is $5,000, which covers the cost for the DRB and architect(s) to review house plans, landscape design and finishes to ensure the community design integrity is cohesive. The $2,500 review fee will be refundable once landscaping is completed.
Are there any additional building fees? Yes, builders are required to submit a construction deposit. The cost is $2,500 and is refundable if construction clean-up is timely and all rules are followed during the construction process. This fee will be refundable after Certificate of Occupancy, once construction clean-up is completed.
What is the minimum and maximum square footage requirement for a residence? The minimum is 4,000 square feet, which may include the garage. The maximum is 25,000 square feet including the square footage of the garage.
How much time before I need to finish landscaping? Once the Certificate of Occupancy is issued, landscaping needs to be completed within one year. Once landscaping is completed, the $2,500 review fee will be refunded.
Can I remove trees from my homesite? Any tree over four inches in diameter outside of the approved building footprint will need prior DRB approval prior to removal. Additional information can be found in the Legacy Mountain Estates CC&R’s, Section 7.3
Are timber trusses required when structure is exposed to view from any exterior elevation? No, design is flexible, but must be approved by the Design Review Board.
Do I need stone on the exterior of my home? No, design is flexible, but must be approved by the Design Review Board.
Is LP Smartside allowed on the exterior of my home? Yes, you may use wood or wood engineered products for siding once approved by the Design Review Board.
What utilities are stubbed to the lot? Water, sewer, gas, power, fiber, and phone.
Are RV’s allowed to be stored outside? RV’s, boats, trailers, and campers are not allowed to be stored outside. They will need to be stored in a garage or offsite. Additional information can be found in the Legacy Mountain Estates CC&R’s, Section 10.16
Can the garage doors face the road? Yes, but wherever possible, buildings should be oriented so that the access and parking area is indirect and the garage face and/or parking area do not directly face the road. Additional information can be found in the Legacy Mountain Estates Design Guidelines, Section 5.11
Are there any restrictions on backyard amenities? Swimming pools, pickleball courts and small garden sheds are allowed with the approval by the Design Review Board.
Are fences allowed? Yes, with approval of the Design Review Board. Additional information can be found in the Legacy Mountain Estates CC&R’s, Section 10.6
Are nightly/vacation rentals allowed? County code is followed, which does not permit nightly/vacation rentals. Long-term rentals (30 days or longer) are permitted according to the county code. Additional information can be found in the Legacy Mountain Estates CC&R’s, Section 10.31
Are ADU’s (Accessory Dwelling Unit) allowed? Yes, but only on 8 specific homesites within the development. Legacy Mountain Estates will follow the Weber County ADU Ordinance and Regulations for single-family dwellings. Additional information can be found in the Legacy Mountain Estates CC&R’s, Section 5.2.2
Are chickens allowed? Yes, hens only. Are horses allowed? Horses and other farm animals are not allowed. Additional information can be found in the Legacy Mountain Estates CC&R’s, Section 10.26