Forms & Procedures

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Easy-to-Use Highlights of Governing Docs for Homeowners


Highlights of and introduction to LHA’s CC&Rs

Welcome to LHA! What Homeowners Need to Know

Tree Removal Procedures

Use this Tree Removal Request Application if you are requesting a tree removal from your property. Here are the Tree Removal Policy and highlights (Want to Remove a Tree?). The Neighborhood Preservation Committee meets on the first Wednesday of each month, 7:30 p.m. at the Association office. Please call the office to be put on the agenda. A week prior to the meeting, submit your request.

  1. Review the LHA’s Tree Removal Policy in the tree removal request form.
  2. Contact the City of Oakland to obtain a permit to remove the tree.
  3. Complete the enclosed LHA form.
  4. It is helpful if you submit a photograph of the tree with your application.
  5. Inform your neighbors of your intention to remove a tree and solicit their comments in writing for the committee.
  6. Enclose with your application a $100.00 refundable planting fee for each tree proposed for removal.
  7. $100.00 refunded if tree is planted within 18 months of date of application. If tree is not replaced, $100.00 will be applied to LHA planting a tree in our neighborhood.


Application for Changes to Property

To remodel / change / tweak your property, such as fences, exterior walls, windows, landscaping, non-house structures, use this fillable Changes to Property application fillable. (If you want a blank to print: Changes to Property application.) The Neighborhood Preservation Committee meets on the first Wednesday of each month, 7:30 p.m. at the Association office. Please call the office to be put on the agenda. A week prior to the meeting, submit your request.

Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Construction Guidelines

Constructing an ADU requires LHA approval. Before you begin the design process, please review the ADU Guidelines for the list of design goals and required supporting documents. These guidelines were developed to help property owners remain in compliance with LHA’s Declaration of Restrictions.

Neighborhood Preservation Working Definitions and Explanations

Answers to questions about and guidelines for making changes to your property on the outside here NP Working Definitions & Explanations. Describes what is the process and how to work with the Neighborhood Preservation Committee for prior approval.


Email Authorization

This Email Authorization form authorizes LHA to send you required information by email.

LHA Neighbor Network (LNN)

Complete this information (LNN questionnaire) for your Cluster Captain and the LHA office. It is used for emergencies. For more information about LHA CARES (emergency preparedness, neighbors knowing neighbors, and crime prevention), click here.

Volunteer Waiver / Release

Complete this Volunteer Release at the start of any and all LHA projects in which you are participating or helping.

Request for Annual Notice of Address, Representative, and Occupancy Status

New in 2017. Annual requirement for HOA to remind members that it is member responsibility to tell us of address, occupancy, and backup contact. Here is the form you can fill out online or print to complete: Request for Annual Notice of Address fillable. Once submitted, only re-submit if there are changes to your information.

Membership List Opt Out

Complete this form Member Opt in out to elect what, if any, of your information is shared when an LHA member requests, and is granted permission for, a list of all members.

Home Security Checklist

Use these guidelines and tips to improve your home’s protection.

Emergency Supply List

The suggested emergency preparedness supply list from Oakland’s CORE.

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