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District 9 - Notice of Rule Adoption

In compliance with the Florida Administrative Procedures Act, and §190.012, Florida Statutes, the District 9 Board of Supervisors announces it has adopted/amended its Rule for the following:

Village Community Development District No. 9 ("District") has amended and restated Chapter II of its rules establishing The Rule To Bring About Deed Compliance ("Rule") within the boundaries Of the District.

The purpose of the Rule is to adopt those deed restrictions pertaining to the external use, appearance, and operation of real property deemed by the District to be generally beneficial for the District’s landowners for which enforcement by the District is appropriate. The Rule also establishes certain guidelines, operating policies and procedures, compliance mechanisms, and a schedule of fines correlated to the costs associated with the deed compliance process relating to the enforcement of the adopted deed restrictions within the District. The Rule provides for the health, safety, welfare, and value to the landowners of the District.

The amendment and restatement of the Rule:

  • Establishes procedures for Notification of Violations that Unreasonably Endanger the Health, Safety, or Welfare of District Residents; Emergency Procedure; Summary Enforcement.
  • Establishes procedures for Notification of Entry of Order of Enforcement/Claim of Lien.
  • Removes ARC requirements for tree removal in Home Units.
  • Establishes a fine schedule for properties that hinder maintenance per an Order of Enforcement.
  • Changes the Procedures for Compliance process on receiving complaints of possible external deed restriction violations from anonymous from anyone to only Units within District No. 9 may submit a concern.

LEGAL AUTHORITY: §190.012, Florida Statutes.


A copy of the final Rule may be obtained by contacting the District Clerk’s office, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 352-751-3939. You may also visit the District office at 984 Old Mill Run, The Villages, FL 32162. The final adopted Rule may be accessed online with the link provided below:

District 9 Adopted Rules

Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity.  Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.
Public Records Custodian Florida has a very broad Public Records Law. Most written communications to or from State and Local Officials regarding State or Local business are public records available to the public and media upon request. Please forward requests to:
Jennifer Farlow, District Clerk
984 Old Mill Run
The Villages, Florida 32162
Phone No. (352) 751-3939
Fax No. (352) 753-6430

or click the link below to file your request electronically.

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Please Note Florida law prohibits the Board of Supervisors from communicating with residents about Deed Compliance or Architectural Review issues/cases.  Please contact the Community Standards Department directly at to report any concerns you might have.