Flags and Flagpoles
Flags at Cromwell Station will be allowed in the following general areas and under this guideline. Flagpoles must be attached to the house or the deck. They may not be free standing and may not exceed 6 feet in length and 2 inches in diameter. Acceptable materials are: finished wood or white aluminum.
Must be anodized aluminum (color white) or steel painted white using a rust inhibiting paint.
A flagpole may be attached to the brick facing of the house on either side of the front door using a base plate. The base plate must match in color, design and dimension the street number plate. A back plate may be mounted at the same level as the street number plate or higher and centered 12 inches off of the doorframe. However, it may not be attached to the wall at a point higher than the door opening.
A flagpole may be attached to the rear of the deck on the handrail using just a mount. It may not point toward an adjoining property or be attached to the handrails that are perpendicular to the house.
Please hang only federal, state, local, seasonal, sports or school flags.
You must apply to the ARC in writing to obtain approval attach a flagpole mount.
A small freestanding flagpole may be used on holidays such as July 4th, Flag Day, etc.
Home Security Systems
Homeowners may add a home security system.
Covers for dryer or other exhaust fans must adhere to the original design as possible (similar color with "flaps"). This also applies to exhaust ducts that have been rerouted to the front of the home for safety reasons.
Add-on Heating and Air Conditioning Units
Small fire pits are permitted. Location and usage must follow Baltimore County's Fire Code for Open Burning. CLICK HERE for more information.
Firewood shall be neatly stacked in the rear yard as inconspicuously as possible, with individual stacks not to exceed four (4) feet in height or (8) feet in length. Firewood must be stacked inside the property line and not allowed to lean on fences. To prevent rot, insect and rodent infestation, firewood must be stored on an appropriate storage rack and be elevated at least 6" and not more than 12" above the ground. Covers or tarps must be dark brown/grey or black in color.