Greenleaves Master Association (GMA)
meetings are held throughout the year. Parcels designate a
representative at GMA meetings. If you have a suggestion or
concern, please contact your parcel officers, parcel
representative and/or the GMA office. Residents are
welcome to attend GMA meetings, as well as their parcel
meetings, to stay up to date on Greenleaves' issues.
following summary of rules and procedures will help you understand
Greenleaves publishes the
Gazette, a one-page newsletter that is mailed to residents with their quarterly bills. We also encourage you to follow us on
Dues. We pay dues
quarterly. These funds are budgeted mainly for the upkeep of
greenbelts, maintenance, improvements of common spaces and security
patrols. We encourage you to sign up for automatic payment of your
Home improvements &
maintenance. Please maintain your property in accordance with
our rules We have rules and regulations for construction and
check with your parcel president for help. Proceeding without a
Greenleaves permit may make you eligible for fines. The permit
process is quick and easy and at no cost to you. Compliance upholds
the integrity and property values of Greenleaves. The GACC,
Greenleaves Architectural Control Committee, expedites permit
requests as quickly as possible.
Please remember to apply for a permit, and avoid fines, before
- removing any tree
- installing a fence or swimming pool
- building a shed or house addition
Leaks. If you discover a
gas leak, please notify Atmos immediately. If it is a common area
notify the neighbors and let your parcel president and the GMA
office know. If there is a sewerage leak in the streets, ditches or
ponds, contact H2O water systems and let your parcel president and
the GMA office know.
Lost and Found.
If you find any items in common areas, you can bring them to the
Greenleaves Office. For lost and found pets, check with the St.
Tammany Humane Society and also Pet Harbor
Please only post flyers on parcel bulletin boards. Do not post on
stop signs, street signs, etc., as it is against the law.
Parking any vehicles on the street overnight or for extensive
periods of time is prohibited. This serves as a crime deterrent and
provides added safety for children who play and bike in the street.
Boats, recreational vehicles, trailers, etc. should be parked in
closed storage or within a garage. They can be parked behind
GACC-approved 6-ft wooden fences if hidden entirely from view.
Path. The 2.6-mile walking path
along the boulevard is available to all residents of Greenleaves.
Your dog must be on a leash in accordance with the state and parish
laws. Litter from your dog is your responsibility to clean up;
there are garbage cans along the path. Common courtesy of
bikers, joggers and walkers needs to prevail. No motorized vehicles
are allowed on the path. You may access the Tammany Trace via
our path by the Lonesome Road access path.
Police. The St.
Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Department provides police response for
Greenleaves. GMA contracts security patrols to enhance our
safety. If you need to file a report or speak with an officer,
call the St. Tammany Sheriff’s Dept. at: Non-emergency 898-2338.
As always in the instance of an emergency, call 911. We
are not within the City of Mandeville and do not receive coverage by
the Mandeville Police Department. If you see a suspicious person,
vehicle or activity in the subdivision, call the St. Tammany Parish
Sheriff’s office. After you contact the police, you can notify your
parcel president and the GMA office.
disturbances & fire safety. Loud music or excessive dogs barking
are not allowed under St. Tammany ordinances. Firearms are not to be shot off in the subdivision.
Open fires are not permitted by law.
One real estate (e.g., "for sale") is sign allowed per lot. Postings
are not allowed on Greenleaves traffic/street signs, fences, trees
or at subdivision entrances. Please review the signage rules for
further explanations and full details.
Streets & ditches.
The parish owns and maintains most of the streets. Most parcels have
an open drainage system, which is a parish servitude. Homeowners are
responsible for maintenance of the servitude. Homeowners are not to
cover ditches or plant anything that would obstruct the water flow.
Any problems concerning your ditch flow should be directed to the
Greenleaves office. Mosquito control by spraying along ditches after
dark is a parish service. To help control these insects, please keep
your property clear of standing water. Utility covers and pedestals
are maintained by each respective company.
Cleco maintains most street lights. Residents are asked to report to
Cleco problematic street lights near their homes. Four things any
resident can contact Cleco regarding: (1) burned out or dimmed bulb
– to replace bulb, (2) darkened or dirt-coated lens – to clean off
lens, (3) bulb won’t stay on, i.e., turns on and off repeatedly
throughout the night – to replace ballast, (4) tree branch
obstructing light – to trim obstructive limbs.
Speed limits on the main boulevard are 25 mph and some parcel streets are as low as 15 mph. School buses, children and ducks &
geese use these streets. Cars must yield to pedestrians in
crosswalks and intersections, including stopping to yield, according to state law.
Please drive carefully.
Garbage pick-up by Waste Management is on Tuesday and
Friday. Recycling pick-up is on Wednesday. The collection fee is
included on your quarterly GMA bill. Please place items at the
curb no sooner than 6:00 p.m. on the evening before scheduled
pickup. Return receptacles to your storage by the same evening of
pickup. Receptacles/garbage cans should be kept out of sight from
the street at all other times. For more information on our recycling
program or waste cans, call Waste Management at 1-800-622-6537 or 985-643-7784.