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General Information

Speed Limit

On all neighborhood streets at all times of day, the speed limit is 15 mph.   For the safety of all neighbors, children and pets, PLEASE OBSERVE THESE LIMITS.  The responsibility starts with us.

Commercial Activity

Garage and yard sales, as well as other retail commercial endeavors, are specifically prohibited by the neighborhood deed restrictions.

Contractor Hours

As a courtesy to our neighbors, work hours for home and yard maintenance contractors are limited from 8 am until 6 pm, Monday through Friday.   Work by contractors is also not allowed on Federal holidays.


Pets are welcome, but in consideration of all neighbors, pet owners should observe the City of Memphis leash ordinance at all times, and any pet waste should be disposed of immediately by the pet owner.   Unknown or unrestrained animals can be reported to Memphis Animal Services at (901) 636-1416.

Chickasaw Gardens Lake

Fishing or swimming in the lake is NOT permitted under any circumstances, at any time.

Storm Water Drains

To maintain adequate drainage, please ensure that yard waste is not deposited into, or located near, storm water drains in streets.  Grass clippings should not be blown into drains.  Please notify your yard service contractors of this responsibility.

Streetlight Outage

For tall city streetlights, please report the number displayed on the light pole by calling MLGW at (901)820-7878, or you can visit  The smaller "Indian Head” lamp posts throughout the neighborhood are checked and serviced periodically by the association.

Trash Collection

Garbage and household refuse, including containerized recycling, is collected by the City at the curb on Thursdays, subject to certain holiday schedules.  Trash and recycling containers should remain on curb for the shortest time possible.  Collection of yard waste is more limited and is conducted according to the policies of the City of Memphis General Services Division.  The contact number for City of Memphis Solid Waste Management Department is (901) 576-6851.

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