Dear Property Owner:
Welcome to Palmas del Mar! As a new property owner in our community you are now a member of the Palmas del Mar Homeowners Association (PHA), a not for profit organization established in 1972 under the laws of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. In accordance with the Restricted Covenants (digital copy in PDF format below) that governs the community of Palmas del Mar, PHA is the authorized entity to enforce such Covenants and to watch over the general well-being and quality of life of our community.
The following guidelines will facilitate your transition from buyer to property owner.
Annual PHA Maintenance Assessments
In order for PHA to provide the necessary services to the community such as security, access control, maintenance of common areas, landscaping, beach cleaning, etc., the current annual maintenance fee is $914.00 for each residential unit. Residential lots pay an annual maintenance fee of $732 per year. As a new property owner your annual assessment will be prorated according to the date of the closing. Payment of assessments should be made directly to PHA (787-285-6425) or can be mailed to:
Palmas del Mar Homeowners Association , 5 Academy Drive, Humacao, PR 00791-6904
As a property owner you are required to register your property as well as your vehicles and golf carts at PHA in order to receive your residential credentials and your automated passes (AVI) to access Palmas del Mar. To register your property you must stop by PHA and bring a copy of your property deed and also your vehicles licenses. Also, there is an annual $60 registration fee for your gas golf cart or $30 for electric that is used for the maintenance of the golf cart trails. To register your golf cart you must submit to PHA a certificate of inspection and an insurance certificate showing PHA as co-insured that includes public liability coverage of at least $500,000. At the time of registration you will receive an information package covering the rules and regulations of the community.
To connect your water utilities, please contact Palmas del Mar Utility (PDMU) at 787-285-0202. For other utilities, please contact the individual service provider.
Again, Welcome to Palmas del Mar!