BMMD Architectural Review
As the snow melts and summer is near, Summit County property owners and HOA's begin to
plan for exterior home and property modifications including re-painting, re-roofing, residing,
deck expansions, driveway modifications, landscaping etc.
This is a reminder to all Wildernest property owners that all such modifications must be
submitted for review to the Buffalo Mountain Metropolitan District (BMMD). After review,
BMMD may approve, mandate changes, or reject the project on the basis of noncompliance.
It is critical that property owners contact BMMD during the initial planning
stages of a project to avoid costly changes later if it is found that the project does not
comply with the BMMD Protective Covenants.
Prior to any property sale in the Wildernest subdivision, title and escrow documents
identify the existence of the Wildernest Protective Covenants. Established and recorded in
1969 and 1971, the BMMD Protective Covenants declare certain limitations, restrictions and
uses, upon all properties located within the subdivision. These Covenants are made to keep
the subdivision desirable, attractive, suitable in architectural design, materials and
appearance; all for the mutual benefit and protection of property values.
BMMD's long established Architectural Review Committee (ARC) consists of volunteer
property owners within Wildernest. The committee is charged with determining if the
proposed plans comply with the BMMD Architectural Guidelines. To this end, all projects
will be evaluated for approval based upon the following general criteria:
Compliance with BMMD Architectural Guidelines
Harmony of external design to neighboring and other structures throughout
Fitness of proposed structure to climate of the area
Proposed change(s) adhere to easement restrictions and accepted bulk and height
Summit County permit requirements
Property values in Wildernest are affected in part by the exterior appearance of each
property, as well as, the subdivision as a whole. When contemplating re-painting/staining,
each owner should take note of current color trends. Re-painting the property the same
color that was trending 20 years ago may not be the best choice to boost your home's
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value. Consult with local developers, architects, or real estate agents to determine colors
that bring the highest return on investment.
Click on the following link(s) to download the BMMD Architectural Review Application or
Guidelines explaining the project submission process and the required documentation.The
review process can take up to several weeks depending on the size and scope of the
project. We look forward to working with you!
Contact the District office at (970) 513-1300 with any questions.
Request for Architectural Review Form