HOW DO I?

1] Who do I contact if I have a problem?

If you have a problem or see a problem in the community, contact the Crest Management Company at 281.579.0761.


2] Who is responsible for sidewalks, lights and the waterways?

Responsibility for our community is shared among the Civic Association, LID, and City. Find more information on the Resident Information page. Below is a list of who is responsible for different services in The Commonwealth.

  • Homeowners Association (call Crest Management at 281.579.0761)

                       -Common property including the playgrounds, pools, tennis courts and clubhouse

                       -Deed restriction violations

                       -Modifications of property

  • LID - Maintains the Levee areas in the Commonwealth

                 For more information, visit the LID website at www.fclid2.com


3] How do I get a copy of the deed restrictions?

The Architectural Control Guidelines are available on the Crest Management website. Visit Governing Documents on www.crest-management.com/Communities/CommonWealth-Civic-Association to download them. To get section guidelines, contact Crest Management at 281.579.0761.


4] How do I get pool tags?

You can contact Crest Management for a form or download one from the website under Community Documents/ Public Forms. Submit the information to Crest to receive your tags by mail. www.crest-management.com/Communities/CommonWealth-Civic-Association 


5] How do I get a tennis key? 

You can contact Crest Management at 281.579.0761 or visit Community Documents on their website at www.crest-management.com/Communities/CommonWealth-Civic-Association There is a nominal fee for the key.


6] How do I apply online for modifications to my home?

Changes to the exterior of your house and property need approval of the Modifications Committee and, in addition, in many cases may need to be permitted by the City of Sugar Land.  You can submit a modifications request for approval on the Crest Management website at www.crest-management.com/Communities/CommonWealth-Civic-Association under Community Documents/ Public Forms and providing all the required information.  The form must be completed and returned to Crest Management at least 1 week before the monthly Modifications meeting. The committee meets the third Tuesday of every month at 7:30pm in the clubhouse. Should you have any questions regarding the submittal process, please contact Crest Management at 281.579.0761.


7] What should I do if I want to put in a pool?

Pool installation requires the approval of the Modifications Committee.  You can submit a modifications request for approval on the Crest Management website at www.crest-management.com/Communities/CommonWealth-Civic-Association under Community Documents/ Public Forms and providing all the required information.  The form must be completed and returned to Crest Management at least 1 week before the monthly Modifications meeting. The committee meets the third Tuesday of every month at 7:30pm in the clubhouse.


8] How do I rent the clubhouse?

Please contact Crest Management Company at 281.579.0761. To view rental agreement, visit the Crest Management website under Community Documents/ Public Forms at www.crest-management.com/Communities/CommonWealth-Civic-Association 


9] What is the Modifications Committee?

The Modifications committee is a group of volunteer residents of The Commonwealth who review all applications for modifications to the outside of the property to ensure that they are in compliance with the deed restrictions. The committee meets the third Tuesday of every month at 7:30pm in the clubhouse. In the event of a holiday during that month, the meeting date is subject to change. Please contact Crest Management to verify the meeting date.  To volunteer on other committees, visit the Volunteer page. 


10] How do I get Modification forms?

 All the modification requests need to be submitted online through the Crest Management website at www.crest-management.com/Communities/CommonWealth-Civic-Association Should you have any questions regarding the submittal process, please contact Crest Management at 281.579.0761. 


11] Who is Crest Management Company?

The management company oversees the daily operations of our community at the direction of the Homeowners Board. They work with our contractors, maintain financial records, collect fees, handle problems, and monitor the community for violations. When there is a problem or you have a question, you can call them at 281.579.0761. Read more about what they do for the community on the Crest Management page. 


12] What are the assessments for and when are they due?

The association determines the annual assessment to provide for the common community needs. The largest items in the budget are maintaining and improving the landscape and maintenance and repairs to the community. The fees are due on Jan. 31 of each year.  To pay annual assessment dues, visit the Crest Management website under Services to Association at www.crest-management.com/Communities/CommonWealth-Civic-Association


13] How are the association dues utilized?

The Association budget includes the following:

  • Landscaping and maintenance of over 100 acres of green area
  • Maintaining and staffing of pools
  • Irrigation and lighting
  • Maintenance of Clubhouse and structures in the community
  • Improvements in the community
  • Professional fees for management company, attorneys, and accountant
  • Legal fees associated with community business
  • Payments for insurance, printing the Newsletter, etc.


14] Who are the directors?

The Board of Directors is made up of five community members elected at-large for two-year terms. The terms are staggered with two directors up for election one year and three the next year. The only requirement to run for one of these positions is that the resident must be a member in good standing with the Association. Elections take place during the Annual Meeting held the third Tuesday each May. To apply for the positions, contact Crest Management at 281.579.0761. To read more visit the Board of Directors page 


15] What is going on with all those flags?

The Sugar Land Boy Scout Troop 294 will help you display the American Flag! A trusty Troop 294 Scout will place a handsome 3' x 5'; flag mounted on a 10' pole curbside in your front yard on certain Holidays each year.