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California Code of Regulations §2792.23Delivery of Books and Records by Subdivider.

(a) Commencing not later than 90 days after the close of escrow of the first interest in the subdivision, copies of the documents listed below, as soon as readily obtainable, shall be delivered by the subdivider to the governing body of the Association at the office of the Association, or at such other place as the governing body of the Association shall prescribe. The obligation to deliver the documents listed below shall apply to any documents obtained by the subdivider no matter when obtained, provided, however, such obligation shall terminate upon the earlier of (1) the conveyance of the last subdivision interest covered by a subdivision public report or (2) three years after the expiration of the most recent public report, on the subdivision:

(1) The recorded subdivision map or maps for the project.

(2) The recorded condominium plan, if any, and all amendments thereto.

(3) The deeds and easements executed by the subdivider conveying the common area or other interest to the Association, to the extent applicable.

(4) The recorded covenants, conditions and restrictions for the subdivision, including all amendments and annexations thereto.

(5) The Association's filed articles of incorporation, if any, and all amendments thereto.

(6) The Association's bylaws and all amendments thereto.

(7) All architectural guidelines and all other rules regulating the use of an owner's interest in the subdivision or use of the common area which have been promulgated by the Association.

(8) The plans approved by the local agency or county where the subdivision is located for the construction or improvement of facilities that the Association is obligated to maintain or repair; provided, however, that the plans need not be as-built plans and that the plans may bear appropriate restrictions on their commercial exploitation or use and may contain appropriate disclaimers regarding their accuracy.

(9) All notice of completion certificates issued for common area improvements (other than residential structures).

(10) Any bond or other security device in which the Association is the beneficiary.

(11) Any written warranty being transferred to the Association for common area equipment, fixtures or improvements.

(12) Any insurance policy procured for the benefit of the Association, its governing board or the common area.

(13) Any lease or contract to which the Association is a party.

(14) The membership register, including mailing addresses and telephone numbers, books of account and minutes of meetings of the members, of the governing body and of committees of the governing body of the Association.

(15) Any instrument referred to in Section 11018.6(d) but not described above which establishes or defines the common, mutual or reciprocal rights or responsibilities of members of the Association.

(b) Commencing not later than 90 days after the annexation of additional phases to the subdivision, copies of those documents listed under subdivision (a) which are applicable to that phase, shall, as soon as readily obtainable, be delivered by the subdivider to the governing body of the Association at the office of the Association, or at such other place as the governing body of the Association shall prescribe. The obligation to deliver the documents listed in subsection (a) shall apply to any documents obtained by the subdivider no matter when obtained, provided, however, such obligation shall terminate upon the earlier of (1) the conveyance of the last subdivision interest covered by a subdivision public report or (2) three years after the expiration of the most recent public report, on the subdivision.

(c) The membership register, including mailing addresses and telephone numbers, books of account and minutes of meetings of the members, of the governing body and of committees of the governing body of the Association shall be made available for inspection and copying by any member of the Association--or by his duly-appointed representative--at any reasonable time and for a purpose reasonably related to his interest as a member, at the office of the Association or at such other place within the subdivision as the governing body shall prescribe.

(d)

(1) In the case of the minutes, minutes proposed for adoption that are marked to indicate draft status, or a summary of the minutes, of any meeting of the governing body, other than an executive session, shall be available to members within 30 days of the meeting and shall be distributed to only members upon request and payment of the fee prescribed in (e)(3) below. 

(2) At the time the pro forma operating budget is distributed or at the time of any general mailing, members of the Association shall be notified in writing of their right to have copies of the minutes of meetings of the governing body and as to how and where those minutes may be obtained and the cost of obtaining such copies.

(e) The governing body shall establish reasonable rules with respect to:

(1) Notice to be given to the custodian of the records by the member of the Association desiring to make the inspection.

(2) Hours and days of the week when such an inspection may be made.

(3) Payment of the cost of reproducing copies of documents requested by a member of the Association.

(f) Every member of the governing body shall have the absolute right at any reasonable time to inspect all books, records and documents of the Association and the physical properties owned or controlled by the Association. The right of inspection by a member of the governing body includes the right to make extracts and copies of documents.

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