- WELCOME COMMITTEE
- Members - Board Corresponding Secretary, Anne Sawyer and Cindy Felipe
- If a new homeowner moves in, the SPHA Administrative Assistant will send an email to the Welcome Committee. The Welcome Committee will initiate contact with the new resident and provide information concerning amenities, activities, committees, meetings, etc.
- Welcome Home…
We are so glad you’re here! The following information aims to orientate you to your new community and its surroundings.
We live in a Covenant Community and as such please take time to familiarize yourself with the Silverwood Plantation Covenants (CCR) and the Silverwood Architectural Review Committee (SARC) guidelines. Copies of the documents are enclosed in this package.
As of 2019 there is a Homeowners (HOA) meeting every third Thursday of the month at 7:00pm held in the Clubhouse. All are welcome to attend.
Clubhouse office hours: Tuesday 3p-7p and Wednesday 9a-3p.
Website: www.silverwoodplantation.net (password for Residents Only Section: sphoa2013
Facebook: Silverwood PlantationHomeownersAssociation (this is a closed group)
Silverwood Accountant: Wilson and Kessler 912-754-3012. The accountant handles all HOA fees- please call for information.
County Offices located in Springfield, north on Highway 21 www.effinghamcounty.org
Board of Education Central Registration: located in Springfield- www.effinghamschools.com 912-754-6491
Water Service provided by the City of Rincon- www.cityofrincon,com 912-826-5745
Electric Service provided through Georgia Power- www.georgiapower.com 1-888-660-5890
Police/Fire Stations, Library and City Park are located on 7th Street, just off Highway 21 next to TitleMax
Post office is on Highway 21 on the left, going through Rincon beside Farmer’s Furniture. Rincon Packaging and Shipping also offers UPS, FedEX and is located at 319A Columbia Ave 912-826-3992
Urgent Care: Facility is located on Chimney Road. When leaving the neighborhood turn left onto Highway 21, take the next left to Chimney Road and Urgent Care is on the left.
St. Joseph’s Immediate Care: When leaving the neighborhood, turn right on the Highway 21 and take the next right.
Emergency/Hospital: Effingham Hospital, Highway 21 N to Springfield, left on Highway 119 and hospital is on the left.
Several eye doctors, dentists and specialists also practice in Rincon.
Churches: Several churches are located in Rincon, most denominations are represented.
Groceries: Kroger and Walmart in Rincon, Harvey’s in Springfield. Publix in Port Wentworth.
Dining: There are several places to eat in Rincon, most of which are located along Highway 21. Movie theaters, shops, outlets and restaurants are located in Pooler, 2 exits south on 95.
Volunteering: There are numerous organizations in our county who use volunteers. For volunteer opportunities call United Way at 912-826-5300. If you are interested in serving within our neighborhood, please stop by the clubhouse during office hours or attend a HOA meeting to offer your services. Everyone is welcome!
The following information and guidelines specifically pertain to Silverwood Plantation:
SPEED LIMIT IS 20 MPH
Modification and Additions to Property:
Before beginning any modifications and/or additions to your property refer to the SARC (copy enclosed). You are required to submit your drawings to the Architectural Review Committee for approval before work commences. Note: This includes the removal of trees. The forms are available for download on the Silverwood Web Page (www.silverwoodplantation.net), click on Residents Only (password sphoa2013), then click on Architectural Review Committee. Submit the completed form to Lee Huggins at 116 Willowpeg.
Gate Access and Entry for Visitors:
Decals and cards for gate access are required for all residents. These are available from the clubhouse office, during office hours.
Visitors may enter through the gate by first stopping at the call box to call you using your 4-digit property number (e.g. 0123). Ask your guest if there is anyone ahead of them at the gate and if not then press 9 on your phone to buzz them in and ask them to proceed to the gate. As a resident please be courteous to visitors using the call box. Please do not tailgate for any reason.
Golf Carts and Off-Road Vehicles:
Golf carts are allowed as long as driven by a resident of legal driving age and holding a driver’s license along with proof of insurance. Please register your cart at the clubhouse. A form and policy rules are enclosed.
Off-Road Vehicles (go carts, mini bikes, etc.) are NOT ALLOWED on Silverwood Roads.
Trash and Recycling:
Trash (green lid) is picked up every Tuesday. Recyclables Trash (yellow lid) is picked up every other Tuesday. Atlantic Waste does accept yard waste. Refer to www.atlanticwaste.com, 912-944-2000, for complete details and schedules. Please do not place trashcans on the street before 7pm on the day prior to collection. Trashcans are to be retrieved by 7pm on the day of collection. All cans must be stored out of view. (CCR Exhibit B, f.v.)
Yard Debris and Burn Permit:
Yard clippings and small tree limbs can be burned in your yard with a burn permit. Call 1-877-652-2876 to establish your permit. You can also get the permit online at http://www.gfc.state.ga.us/online-permits/index.cfm
You must adhere to the rules and guidelines set by Georgia Forestry Commission for what type of material can be burned. Silverwood Plantation does not allow burning on Sunday. All fires must be out 1 hour prior to sunset. Other materials and dry waste can be taken to the Effingham County Landfill on Courthouse Road 912-754-4668. Please be considerate of your neighbors, do not leave a burn unattended or burn wet material that causes excessive smoke making it an air quality problem.
Gym and Clubhouse:
Gym and Tennis Court access cards can be obtained at the Clubhouse Office during office hours. Homeowners may use the Clubhouse for social occasions. A request form is required to secure a reservation at www.silverwoodplantation.net, click on Residents Only, then click on Clubhouse Calendar to locate the form. Complete the form and submit to the Clubhouse Office. There is a locked white box across from the front door where you can drop off the form and check. A $75.00 check for security deposit is required which will be returned after establishing the Clubhouse is clean and undamaged.
Swimming and boating:
Neither is allowed in the Silverwood Lakes. Fishing is permitted for residents and is on a strictly catch and release basis only. Periodically we stock the lakes with grass carp to maintain the health of the lakes.
Our neighborhood is also home to many types of wildlife. Please be respectful and aware of your surroundings at all times. It is common to see rabbits, armadillos, foxes, turkeys, deer, snakes (some poisonous), alligators and various birds along our streets, yards and lakes. Enjoy, but please exercise caution.
Motorhomes, Campers, Boats and Trailers:
All of the above, if kept on your property, must be parked within an enclosed garage. (CCR Exhibit B f, ix)
This also includes: jet skis, golf carts, off road vehicles and any non-working vehicles. Current policy is to allow RV owners to have a 2-day period to load and 2-day period to unload. If you need additional time you must notify us by calling the office/leaving a message at 912-826-2539.
We hope that you enjoy your new home and beautiful neighborhood!
SPHA Welcome Committee