The Architectural Committee shall examine and approve or stipulate to reasonable changes or alterations and plans for any structured dwelling unit or outbuilding to be constructed on any lot. Original colors and any change of color from the original paint MUST BE APPROVED by the Architectural Committee. No bright colors shall be allowed and colors on general shall be limited to earth tones, soft blue, soft green, soft yellow, white, gray, and natural wood colors. Said changes or alterations in plans duly submitted to the Committee shall be made only in the best and continuing interest of maintaining a superior tone and quality of architecture throughout the subdivision.
3.3 Plans and Specification
No dwelling unit, garage or outbuilding shall be constructed, erected, commenced or placed upon any lot until a complete set of plans therof including front, side and rear elevations along with floor plans for each floor and basement, exterior color schemes thereof and plot planning indicating and establishing the exact location of any structure shall have been first submitted in writing to the Architectural Committee for approval and said approval obtained in writing from the Architectural Committee.
3.4 Redecorating and Alterations
If any redecorating or alterations of the exterior of any existing structure be proposed without remodeling or adding to or effecting structural changes in any existing structure it shall be necessary only to file an exterior color scheme of such changes and to receive written approval of the Architectural Committee prior to commencing said work. When the exterior, redecoration, alteration, addition, or remodeling affects structural changes, the provisions of paragraph 3.3 must be complied with.
3.5 Approval of Plans, Alterations, and Color Schemes
Approval by the Architectural Committee of any given plans, alteration, or color change may be withheld due to noncompliance with any of the specific requirement of this declaration of restrictions or due to reasonable disapproval of the Architectural Committee as to the location of the building site upon any lot, appearance, construction material to be used therein or thereon, the lot grading plan and the harmony of the proposed structure with the surrounding area and homes. At no time shall the Architectural Committee action or any matter submitted before it take more than forty-five (45) days from the date of said submission. In the event that the Architectural Committee approval or disapproval is not received at the end of said forty-five days, then such submissions shall automatically be deemed approved.
You can review the GCE Homeowners Association Architectural Approval Process flowchart HERE
You can Review the Rules and Regulations for GCE Architectural Committee HERE