Hamilton Cove Home Owners Association Rules & Common Courtesies

Security personnel are on duty 24 hours a day. Their direct telephone line is 310-510-0837. Should your Fire Alarm be activated, please contact the gate personnel immediately with your unit location and number. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SILENCE THE ALARM YOURSELF. The Fire Department will be contacted automatically.

Renters are not permitted any guests at any time–as outlined on your confirmation–without exception.  Renters shall not make or permit to be made any Disturbing or Loud Noises in the unit or in the Common Areas, by anyone staying on property. All amplified music is prohibited in the Beach Area. When Disturbing or Loud Noises are the subject of a complaint, the request to reduce the volume or cease the activity must be respected. Requests to reduce volumes or abate activities which go unheeded will be immediately referred to the Association’s Security personnel who are authorized to investigate the incident. If you persist, the Sheriff will be notified and we will have you removed from the premises without a refund.

No e-bikes allowed on the property at any time.

Obstruction of walkways and entrance ways is prohibited.

No articles shall be hung or shaken from the windows, balconies, or balcony rails, and absolutely nothing is to be thrown over same. Do not sweep cleaning water or dirt off the balcony

Do not feed the birds or wild animals.

No e-bikes are allowed on property at any time

Do not remove any equipment, BBQ, lawn or patio furniture from any home or Common Area.

Common balconies adjoining residential units are for the enjoyment of the occupants of the units on that level, and each unit should be accorded privacy. These balconies are not to be used for general access or for crossing to neighboring units or balconies.

No person is permitted on the roofs of any of the buildings in the development. No person is permitted to climb from the balcony of one unit to the balcony of another unit on an adjacent level.

Charcoal barbecues are prohibited on all balconies or anywhere in the Common Areas except in the Beach Area. Any gas barbecue used on a balcony or in the Common Area other than Beach Area must have a cover or top.

Individuals using the Recreational Facilities which include the pool area, Jacuzzi, exercise room, beach area, putting course, croquet or tennis courts must clean up after themselves. Trash must be placed in the appropriate trash receptacles provided.


Pool and Jacuzzi hours are 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. daily.

All persons using the Pool and/or the Jacuzzi do so at their own risk. The Homeowners’ Association or Hamilton Cove Real Estate and Vacation Rentals do not assume responsibility for accidents or injuries. No blow up toys or floats are permitted in the Pool or Jacuzzi. There is no lifeguard on duty.

Bathroom facilities for the Pool area are located in the exercise room.

No running, jumping, diving, boisterous or rough play is permitted in the Jacuzzi, Pool or Pool area.

No glass containers of any kind are allowed in the Pool, Pool area, Jacuzzi or Jacuzzi Area.

No eating, drinking or smoking is allowed in the Pool Area or Jacuzzi Area.

Articles left unattended by the Pool or Jacuzzi are left at your risk.

No one shall play a radio, television, stereo, tape player or other sound-producing device without using an earphone which renders the device wholly inaudible to others in the area.

Any person having any apparent skin disease or any communicable disease shall not use the Pool or Jacuzzi.

Individuals under 12 years of age are not permitted to use the Pool without a responsible adult in attendance and supervising their activity. Individuals under 12 years of age are not permitted to use the Jacuzzi at any time.

Proper attire (including swim diapers for infants) shall be worn in the Pool at all times.

No furniture or other inappropriate objects are to be placed in the Pool or Jacuzzi.

Pool furniture must not be removed from the Pool area.

Sauna/Exercise Facilities

Exercise Room Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily.

Proper exercise attire should be worn in these facilities.

Individuals under 12 years of age are not permitted to use the exercise equipment without a responsible adult in attendance and supervising their activity. This equipment can be dangerous if misused and children MUST be supervised

Individuals under 12 years of age are not permitted to use the Sauna at any time.

No glass containers of any kind are allowed in the Sauna or exercise areas.

Tennis Courts

The Tennis Courts are for tennis play only. Proper tennis attire is required. No street shoes, sandals, or black-soled shoes are allowed on the court. No skateboards, roller blades, roller skates, scooters, bicycles or other wheeled devices are permitted on the Tennis Courts at any time.

Doubles are restricted to 1-1/2 hours of play, and singles are restricted to 1 hour, when others are waiting to play.

Players may sign up for playing times using the sign-up sheets at the courts.

No glass containers of any kind are allowed in the Tennis Court area.

Night lighting is provided. Please turn off the lights immediately after use.

Individuals under 8 years of age are not permitted to use the Tennis Courts without a responsible adult in attendance and supervising their activity.

Putting Course

Individuals under 12 years of age are not permitted to use the Putting Course without a responsible adult in attendance and supervising their activity.

No glass containers of any kind are allowed in the Putting Course area.

Only putters are to be used on the course. Please replace divots.

Croquet Court

Permanent wickets and stakes are in place for six-wicket croquet and are not to be removed or moved.

No glass containers of any kind are allowed on the Croquet Court. Please place trash in the trash can and replace divots.

Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by adults and may play only under adult supervision.

Beach Area

In accordance with City of Avalon law, alcohol is not permitted on the public beach at any time.

Renters may engage in Passive Recreational Activities in the Beach Area as defined in the agreement with the California Coastal Conservancy (the Public Access Agreement). Passive Recreational Activities include those activities normally associated with beach use (e.g. walking, swimming, jogging, sunbathing, fishing, surfing). This does not include organized sports activities, campfires, or vehicular access.

Renters may have private parties in the Beach Area to the extent such parties are permitted by the Public Access Agreement, provided that no parties may be held on the grass in front of Building 10 because there is insufficient area outside the 40 foot buffer for a party.

Renters may utilize a caterer for a private party in the Beach Area provided that prior approval is given by the Association, and the party is held in the area south of the pier, and the following occurs: After unloading, the caterer removes all full sized vehicles from the Beach Area; & If Association tables and chairs, electrical power or water are used, the Association is paid a reasonable fee for their use; & Any sound generated by the party does not carry beyond the Beach Area; & The area is completely cleaned after the party is complete.

Ocean Swimming and Snorkeling

Open ocean swimming is considered dangerous and should be limited to experienced swimmers. No diving is allowed from barge ramp or dingy dock. Scuba diving in the cove is subject to local regulations, which requires a permit from the Avalon Harbor Master.

Dingy Dock

Renters wishing to tie up to the dingy dock or dingy lines must comply with the following requirements:

Boats may not be in excess of 14 feet in length. Length will be determined from the manufacturers specification of Length, Length Over All or LOA and will not include a swim step, outboard motor or bow projection. If no specifications are available the boat will be measured from bow to transom.

No boat may be tied to the dingy dock or a dingy line for longer than 72 hours.

Boat propellers of vessels tied up at the dock or to the dinghy line should remain in the water (in the down position) to avoid damage to adjacent boats.