Sun City West Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions

What are the Sun City West Covenants, Conditions & Restrictions

So wondering the homeowner rules are in Sun City West? They are called covenants, conditions, and restrictions and it’s often abbreviated as CC&Rs.

Here are highlights of some of the important CC&Rs that property owners agree to follow.

  • One member of the household must be at least 55 years of age and no one under the age of 19 may reside in SCW.  Visiting children may stay a maximum of 90 days in one year.
  • No motor home, boat, RV, trailer, bus or commercial vehicle may be parked at a residence for more than a total of 72 hours in any one month, and may not be used as living quarters at any time. (Note: a secured storage area is available)
  • Shrubs, trees, grass, and plantings must be kept neatly trimmed, free of trash, weeds, and other unsightly materials at all times.
  • All properties must be kept in good repair and adequately painted.  Carports and garages must be kept in a tidy manner if visible from the street.
  • Only generally recognized household pets are permitted.  Maricopa County leash laws apply. NOTE: There are Dog Parks. One each for the big and small dogs.
  • Residential properties may not be used to conduct business.
  • No storage buildings, sheds, or other structures may be erected.

The above items represent only key CC&Rs. Each HOA also has its own set of CC&R’s. When you purchase your home, be sure to read the CC&Rs provided by the title company.


Sharon Rowlson is a Realtor specializing in Retirement Communities in Phoenix Arizona. Her real estate focus is Active Adult Communities in the West Valley of Phoenix. The 55 plus communities she works in include popular Phoenix Arizona Retirement Communities like Sun City, Sun City West, Sun City Grand, Sun City Festival, PebbleCreek, Corte Bella Country Club, Arizona Traditions, CantaMia, Trilogy at Vistancia and Victory at Verrado. Contact Sharon anytime.

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