Remodeling & Construction Rules


  1. These rules and regulations are for the interior (personal property) of Adagio Units. No owner will modify any common element or limited common element. 
  2. All owners shall submit a notification of their intent to remodel or renovate to the Condominium Association Manager (the CAM) a minimum of 30 days prior to commencing work.
  3. The notification shall clearly state the unit number, planned work, anticipated start date, duration, anticipated completion date, construction manager (if applicable), and Licensed Contractor/Subcontractors/suppliers
  4. No modifications to the building’s structure, electrical systems, plumbing systems, natural gas system, fire detection systems, fire suppression systems, exterior windows, exterior doors, exterior sliding glass doors, balcony tile, balcony handrails, or any other common elements or limited common elements shall be made. Movement of branch plumbing or branch electrical circuits within a unit is permissible provided it does not impact the building structure, systems, or any other unit in the least degree.  Such changes must adhere to applicable building codes and be made by properly licensed contractors.
  5. Non-intrusive work, or routine maintenance of personal property within the interior of the UNIT does not require notification or approval except where an intrusive level of noise can be reasonably expected. These activities include painting, window dressing, light fixtures, plumbing fixtures, electrical outlets, HVAC equipment replacement, hot water heater replacement, appliance replacement, interior door replacement, and closet shelves/rods replacement. 
  6. Removing and replacing flooring, other than carpet with carpet, is considered a major renovation and requires special notification to the CAM and must include specific information about the planned work and the new flooring materials to be installed. New flooring must comply, at minimum, with all current State of Florida and Walton County Building Code regarding sound transmissivity.   Owners are further encouraged to strive to achieve the maximum level of available sound attenuation provided by underlayment, sound attenuating mats, and other designs which attenuate, mitigate, and minimize the transmission of sound through the structure to other units in the building. 
  7. Prior to commencing work the following written or digital documentation and approvals must be in place and on file with the CAM:
    • CAM/BOD authorization & approval (or acknowledgement) to perform the work (email)
    • Completed notification and approval request form
    • Copies of the UNIT OWNERS Commercial General Liability Insurance certificate for a minimum of $1 million with the Adagio COA, BOD, CAM named as additionally insured
    • Signed acknowledgement of the requirement to perform the work in accordance with these rules and regulations
    • Written notice to all unit owners in the building of the planned work and period of work, including the rental management companies of any rental units in the building
  8. All renovation and remodeling work must comply with these rules:
    • Major renovations, not covered in section V, shall be scheduled around the peak rental season. This shall generally mean work should begin after the 3rd week of October and end before the 1st Saturday in March.  No work shall be conducted during the week of Thanksgiving and the week between Christmas and Jan 1.
    • Work on Monday to Friday shall only be performed between the hours of 0800 and 0500.
    • Work is allowed on Saturday from 0800 to 0400 and owners are encouraged to perform high noise work (greater than 70 DB) on Saturday during the weekly rental turn window.
    • NO work will be allowed on Sundays
    • Contractors/subcontractors/delivery men must not park or block the parking of any other UNIT OWNER
    • Equipment, materials, and supplies may only be stored or laid down within the UNIT or a UNIT OWNER’s assigned parking space or storage cage.
    • Trash, debris, and items removed from the unit during renovation (i.e. furniture, appliances, carpet, pads, stone, tiles, etc.) may not be disposed of in the Adagio trash dumpsters. Owners should arrange for disposal by its contractors and suppliers. 
    • At no time can any material, supplies, or equipment be laid down or stored on the access balconies, elevators, walkways, or stairways impeding safe access and egress
    • If the work requires the use of the building elevator, it shall be lined with padding or wood to prevent damage to the elevator interior.
    • The approved/acknowledged notification/request form must be clearly displayed on both the UNIT door and in the elevator (if used) from the date the work commences until it is complete
    • The UNIT owner is responsible to provide any safety signage or warning tape to assure that others on the property are aware of any dangers that are created by the work
    • Dust must be controlled and shall not be blown out of the units onto the UNIT balcony or main entrance door.
    • The access balcony must be swept, cleaned and free of any foot tracking, debris, cigarette buts, or trash of any kind at the end of each workday
    • Every effort must be made to minimize noise and to avoid the disturbance of other unit owners/guest in the building
    • Work must stop immediately if there are any complaints to the CAM related the work, work may resume with the concurrence of the CAM that the work is being performed in accordance with these rules and regulations
  9. Failure to comply with these rules and regulations may result in a fine of $500 per occurrence per day.