Welcome to Highland Park, the finest close-in large lot community on the eastern edge of Colorado Springs. Following are answers to frequently asked questions, as well as a links to the Filing 3 Association documents. 
 

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1.  PROPERTY:  The land is alive with luxuriant native grasses, dotted with wildflowers and a few ponderosa pine trees.  Designed as a high quality residential community, covenants have been carefully drawn to protect and enhance the value of the property.  Located near rapidly expanding Colorado Springs, the terrain is gently rolling, providing a variety of building sites.  Awe-inspiring views of 14,110 foot Pikes Peak can be seen from all lots.  There are only 39 of these 2½ acre lots, and they are some of the last estate-sized properties available close to town.
 
2.  LOCATION:  Highland Park is a covenant protected community of approximately 158 lots, located two miles north of Woodmen Road between Black Forest and Vollmer Roads and running up to the Black Forest treeline. Entrances are on Black Forest Road, Vollmer Road and Poco Road. The homesites are all about 2.5 acres in size, making them some of the last of the large acreage estate-sized home sites this close to the City of Colorado Springs. Most lots have stunning views of the Front Range mountains and Pikes Peak, while being only minutes from town. Some lots border the Cottonwood Creek.

Lots are served by underground electric, gas and phone and utilize individual wells and septic systems. A non-motorized trail system has been constructed, linking Filings 1 and 2, and may be later added to Filing 3. All roads are paved and are maintained by El Paso County after acceptance

Carefully crafted protective covenants, policies and a homeowner association (HP3A) exist to protect values. In Filings 1 and 2, there is a separate Association called the Highland Park Neighborhood Association, Inc. (HPA).
 
3.  CONCEPT AND COVENANTS:  You may purchase a homesite today and build now, wait to build until later or simply invest.  Highland Park will maintain its quiet, unspoiled beauty because of intelligent, thoughtful planning and carefully drawn protective covenants assuring strict architectural control and tasteful development.  Highland Park is planned as an exclusive development of country estates.  Horses are not permitted.  An effective property owners association exists for the pleasure and enhancement of life in Highland Park.
 
4.  UTILITIES:
a.  The developer has provided underground electric, fiber optic telecommunication and natural gas distribution systems to serve each lot.  Lot owners arrange and pay for extensions from these facilities to their house.  Mountain View Electric Association, Black Hills Energy and CenturyLink Communications serve this area.
 
 b.  Water is provided by individual household-use metered wells (approved by the Colorado State Engineer) and sewage disposal by individual septic systems and leach fields.  A combined area of lawn, vegetation and garden not to exceed 5,000 sq. ft. is permitted to be irrigated.  Most wells will be in the Denver aquifer, with a few in the Dawson aquifer.  See document, “Our Highland Park Well Water” for further details.
 
5.  SCHOOLS:  District 20, Air Academy School District.  Students attend Ranch Creek Elementary, Timberview Middle School and Liberty High School .  Magnet and other school choices may be available; contact the school district for more information).  School bus service is provided by the District.
 
6.  BUILDERS:  Buyers can choose their own builder; all builders are welcome. Owners are not precluded from acting as their own general contractor to build their own home.
 
7. ASSOCIATION:Ownership in Filing 3 includes automatic membership in the Highland Park 3 Association, Inc. (“HP3A”). The HP3A is a self-managed non-profit corporation which exists to promote the common good and welfare of the ownership interests in Highland Park Subdivision, Filing 3. It primarily deals with architectural review, covenant enforcement and assists owners with maintaining the water augmentation plan in conjunction with the Highland Park Neighborhood Association, Inc. (HPA), which serves the earlier Filings 1 and 2.

This is not a master and sub-association arrangement; the two are separate, but share the augmentation functions somewhat. The HP3A is currently governed by three Directors. Membership of owners is mandatory, with each Lot receiving one vote. Dues are paid annually (presently $200 per year)..