Guest Information

Welcome to Calabay Parc at Tower Lake!  This community is covenant controlled, and the Homeowner's Association is providing the following information to ensure your stay is more enjoyable, by notifying you of our policies, procedures, rules and regulations.

Please note that violation may include law enforcement, ticketing, towing, and additional fees incurred by the homeowner, which are passed on to you as a guest.  Calabay Parc at Tower Lake is mixed with year-round residents and short-term tenants, so please be respectful of the community and your neighbors.

Each homeowner may have additional rules and regulations for his/her specific property, and will communicate them separately from this medium.

ACCESS TO THE COMMUNITY

 

Calabay Parc at Tower Lake is a gated and guarded community.  Guests may ONLY access the community through the Guard House, located at 801 Bates Road, Haines City, FL 33844 (Click Address for Map).  Please be prepared to give your name, the address of the property you will be visiting, length of stay, and your driver's license or government issued photo identification.  The guard will document your information and license plate number before allowing you access to the community, and will provide you with a temporary tag to place on the back of your rearview mirror.  Each time you attempt to enter the community, guard will review your temporary tag and quickly permit you access as long as the tag is valid and not expired.

There is a separate gated entrance east of the Guard House that requires remote entry and is only permitted for homeowner use.  Homeowners are not permitted to provide guests with remotes or gate access.  Any vehicle attempting to gain access without a remote, either by tailgating a car in front of them, forced entry, or other means not permitted, please be aware that you are being recorded via a closed-circuit camera and video system, which will be used to verify illegal access, and could result in imposed fines, ticketing, towing, and legal litigation.

 

NOISE ORDINANCES AND NEIGHBORS

 

Calabay Parc at Tower Lake is a mixed community of both short-term renters and full-time residents.  While vacationing in Florida, we understand your excitement and joy, but do ask that you respect neighbors who may have work schedules.  The City of Haines City has a noise ordinance, which is strictly enforced between 11:00 PM - 7:00 AM, seven days a week.  This ordinance requires quiet between those hours.

However, disorderly, loud, and disturbance of neighbors is strictly prohibited, 24 hours per day as everyone has varying work and social schedules.  Simply put, please be respectful of the community and your neighbors.  Violators may find themselves facing a visit from the Police, along with ticketing and additional fines.  Plus, homeowners may ban violators and require them to pay additional deposits and fines.

If you need to report a disturbance, please contact Haines City Police Non-Emergency Line at 863-421-3636.

 

PARKING AND TRAFFIC CONTROL

 

Parking is a serious issue at Calabay Parc at Tower Lake due to narrow streets and inadequate parking.  Vehicles are only allowed to park in their designated driveways OR on the street opposite of the mailboxes and facing in one direction.  Please avoid being ticketed and/or towed at your own expense by avoiding parking on grass, neighboring yards, in front of or on neighboring driveways, in front of fire hydrants or no parking signs, and corners with blind spots.  When parking on your designated driveway, please avoid blocking the public sidewalk.  

Boats, trailers, RVs and campers, commercial vehicles, and large trucks are not permitted to park in the community (even on driveways), except for loading and unloading purposes.  

Each home is only allowed up to six (6) guest vehicles.  

If your vehicle is towed, you may contact Bolton's Towing Service at 863-299-9966 or 863-421-9966 to make arrangements to retrieve your vehicle at your own expense.  Fines and fees are assessed by the towing company and will be required to retrieve your vehicle.  The HOA is released of all liability for towed vehicles.

The speed limit for all roads in Haines City that do not have a posted speed limit sign is 25 mph.  Please be aware that we have a lot of dog-walkers, joggers, bicyclists, and children in the community, so keep your speeds down to avoid accidents.

 

TRASH AND RECYCLING

 

Every home has at least one brown garbage bin for garbage collection and one blue bin for recycling.  Both must be placed near the front curb of the home on Wednesday nights after 6:00 PM for early Thursday morning pickup.  After trash is collected, bins must be returned to their original location (either in a garage or located out of sight of the main street) by no later than Thursday evening to avoid the City imposing a fine.

If you need trash collection before Wednesday, please contact the homeowner directly or his/her property manager.  Please do not overfill trash dumpsters or put your trash in neighboring bins.  Overflowing trash invites wild creatures and is in violation of city and community ordinances, and may be subject to a personal fine or ticketing.

CLOSED-CIRCUIT CAMERAS

 

Closed circuit video cameras are placed throughout the community by individual homeowners and the HOA for security purposes.  Be aware that anything you do publicly may be recorded for security and safety measures, which includes both audio and video recording.  Information collected by video will only be released to insurance or police, as needed.

PETS AND WILDLIFE

 

Please note that homeowners may have pet restrictions and not allow pets in their individual homes.  However, because the community is mixed with short-term rentals and permanent residents, you may see homeowners with pets walking throughout the community.  The City and County requires that all dogs be on a leash and for all pet owners to pick up their dog's excrement immediately after.  

Furthermore, you may encounter certain wildlife, including, but not limited to large birds (cranes), small lizards and geckos, frogs, snakes, raccoons, armadillos, foxes, coyotes, large cats (panthers/cougars/mountain lions), bears, alligators, insects, feral animals, or other wildlife.  While most will be harmless, please note that some may be poisonous, deadly, or propose a threat.  And some are protected species and should not be touched. 

 

Geckos (small lizards) are everywhere in Florida, and although they may startle you, they will not harm you and are safe to remove if you encounter one in your home.  As a defense mechanism, when they feel threatened, they actually detach their tails, which is normal.  They grow their tails back in most cases, so don't be dismayed if this happens as you attempt to remove them.

For families with curious children, please educate them on avoiding most wildlife and keeping their distance.  It is careful to assume that most wildlife are not safe to handle.  

EMERGENCY SERVICES

 

  • If you have a medical or life-threatening emergency:  DIAL 9-1-1

  • If you would like to report a non-life-threatening issue to the police:  Call 863-421-3636 (non-emergency number)

  • If you have a home-related emergency:  Contact the property manager or homeowner.

  • If you see a stray or potentially dangerous animal:  Contact Animal Control at 863-577-1762 or if threatening, DIAL 9-1-1

  • Calabay Parc at Tower Lake Guard House:  863-353-2684

LOCAL SERVICES

 

Medical Services | Hospitals | Urgent Care | Pharmacies

AdventHealth Heart of Florida Hospital | 863-422-4971 | Website | Map

BayCare Urgent Care | 863-866-9933 | Website | Map

Walgreens | 863-547-3903 | Map

CVS | 863-419-2721 | Map

Shopping

Walmart | 863-422-7537Map

Publix | 863-421-9157 | Map

 

Posner Park Outdoor Mall | Map

 

Stores include:  Target, Ross, Dick's Sporting Goods, DollarTree, Michaels, GNC, Marshalls, Home Goods, Five Below, Burlington, JC Penney, Best Buy, Staples, Books-a-Million, and more!

Movie Theater

Cinepolis IMAX | 863-547-0480 | Map | Website (Showtimes)

Shipping

UPS Store | 863-866-2600 | Map

US Post Office | Map