CountrySide Park & Unit Rules and Information
COUNTRYSIDE PARK RULES & INFORMATION
OFFICE HOURS: October 15th to April 15th: Monday thru Friday 9-12 and 1-4. Saturday 9-1. Closed Sunday.
SUMMER HOURS: Monday thru Friday 10-1. Closed Saturday and Sunday.
SENIOR CITIZEN PARK: Countryside Park is a senior citizen (over 55) resident park. We offer many recreational activities and you will not only see your old friends but make new ones. If you wish to receive the park email, use the Contact Us link on this website.
RESERVATION DEPOSIT: $100. 3 month minimum. Fully refunded until December. NO REFUNDS ON UNUSED RENT.
PERMANENT UNITS and LONG TERM RESERVATIONS TAKE PRECEDENCE OVER SHORTER TERM RESERVATIONS.
Rent is not transferable. Extra persons $2 per night. Children under 12 are free. Please register in office.
ELECTRIC: $0.14 per kw/hr, due monthly.
WATER: Provided, please conserve. Check with office before washing your units in case water is restricted by North
SEWER: Septic systems, drain washing machine water onto grass.
TRASH: Dumpster located at southeast end of park. Flatten newspapers and cardboard and place in container next to dumpster.
Flatten aluminum cans and place in container behind kitchen. Can money goes toward activities.
SEWER DONUTS: Please use rubber insulator ring (donut) at sewer connections. Please be careful NOT to hit the GREEN
and RED CAPS (water & septic tank covers) with your car or rig.
SHOWERS/RESTROOMS: Located behind pool hall. Please keep clean and report malfunctions to office.
WI-FI: Available at $5 per month. See Don Niemeyer site #148.
PETS: Keep on leash. Do not tie outdoors alone. Walk along railroad and canal. PLEASE CLEAN UP AFTER THEM!
LAUNDRY: Behind mailroom. Wipe out machines and clean filters after each use. Report malfunctions.
MAILROOM: In front of Laundry. # on box corresponds with your site #. When mail is sorted and ready for residents to
pick up, U.S. flags will be placed over top of blackboard by mailroom and mailbox in front of office. Large packages will
be kept in the office and a note placed in your box. Pink sticker = annual resident. Green sticker = resident is here.
KITCHEN: Park functions only. Not for personal use unless permission granted by Activity Director or Kitchen Manager.
An ice machine is available to residents when no big event is planned.
POOL HALL: NO personal cooking allowed. Please turn off lights and air conditioning upon leaving. Please keep clean.
PARK MEETINGS: Wednesday at 10:00 am in Rec Hall. Please try to attend as activities and schedules are subject to
change. Activity calendars are put in mailboxes monthly as well as emailed. Name badges are required at many
functions. Let the office know if you need a name badge.
LAWNMOWER/TOOLS: May be borrowed. Please sign out/in. See Noe, our Maintenance Supervisor.
FRUIT: Pick only from trees on open lots and common areas. NOT ON LOTS where there is a permanent unit unless you get permission from them.
SPEED LIMIT: 10 mph, strictly adhered to. Be careful at night.
COUNTRYSIDE PARK TIED-DOWN UNITS (6+6 & ANNUAL)
RENTAL UNITS RULES & INFORMATION
PERMANENT PLACEMENT: RVs, motor homes, park models, mobile homes, as well as sheds, carports, and
utility hook-ups are subject to the approval of management and the maintenance supervisor. BE AWARE
THERE ARE NO SET LOT LINES. All decisions made by management are final. All 6+6 and annual residents'
units must be tied down and skirted per the State of Texas requirements and Countryside rules and insurance,
and need to be maintained.
ELECTRIC: If at all possible, it is strongly requested that these residents obtain private electric. There are
many companies in the Rio Grande Valley to choose from.
ADDITIONAL RV PARKING: Must be approved by management as only one unit is allowed per site. RV
storage is limited and can be arranged for a monthly fee of $15 with no hookups. However, if this space is
needed, you may be requested to move the unit.
RENTING PERSONAL TIED-DOWN UNITS:
Is allowed with approval of management. Rent and electric (if park provided) is the responsibility of the owner of the unit. All renters must be registered at the office and rent paid to date.
BUILDING: construction, masonry work, etc., must be approved by management and the maintenance
supervisor in advance. No trees or shrubs may be removed without permission of management. We
encourage planting of trees and shrubs but check with the maintenance supervisor to avoid utilities. No
planting of palm trees, prickly cacti, or bougainvillea is allowed.
CLOTHES LINES: Only umbrella-type clothes lines may be used. All washing machine water must be drained
onto the grass to avoid filling up the septic tanks.
SELLING UNITS: Residents selling their tied-down units must notify management of their intentions.
Management reserves the right to accept or reject any applicant. Any unit being removed from the park
requires that all rent and utilities be paid in advance of move-out date. The owner is responsible for making
sure the lot is left clean. When tying down a unit see the maintenance supervisor for instructions and/or
LAWN MAINTENANCE: Park maintenance personnel will only mow where the mower can enter. Yearly and
6+6 residents (when here) are responsible for maintaining their own lawns, if able; otherwise maintenance
personnel will do the lawn work. Hand mowers are provided for residents’ use. The park will provide the oil
and gasoline for the mowers.
PLEASE SEE PARK MANAGEMENT IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ON PARK RULES OR CONCERNS.
We sincerely thank you for selecting Countryside Park for your stay in the Rio Grande Valley.
ENJOY YOUR STAY AT COUNTRYSIDE