Exterior Guidelines & Approved Products

Homeowners are responsible for the maintenance and repairs of all exterior parts of their unit except the roof, which the association maintains. In order to ensure the uniformity of the Columbus Station Condominium property, all homeowner repairs and improvements must undergo an Architectural Review prior to making exterior changes. Work that does not meet specifications is subject to removal and/or correction. Download this Application for Architectural Review form and submit the completed form to Christine Kehoe by Email: [email protected]Fax (757) 497-9133, or at UPA, 300 Bendix Rd., Suite 301, Virginia Beach, VA. The Board of Directors reviews applications during monthly Board meetings and the property manager will contact you after the 3rd Tuesday of the month with your application status.

PAINT – Doors, Trim, & Fence

CSCA requires homeowners to purchase exterior paint and fence stain from Spectrum Paints at 1940 Laskin Rd, Virginia Beach, VA (757) 417-7550. CSCA uses Benjamin Moore paint colors that are not sold on the shelf and must be mixed to order. Spectrum Paints has CSCA paint formulas on file, so tell them that you are from Columbus Station Condos and they will mix the approved paint or fence stain for you. **An Architectural Review is NOT needed to paint doors, trim, and fence; However, you must use the approved paint and fence stain from Spectrum Paints. Download Paint Specs for Doors, Trim, Fence Stain, June 2023

If the following product models are no longer being sold, find a substitute item that looks very similar to our approved product with your Architectural Review application. Attach your substituted product spec sheet and picture with your application and indicate the approved product can’t be found. Many products discontinue routinely and the architectural review committee will adjust the approved products list when informed.

LIGHTS – Front Door, Fence Post, & Patio (Black)

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These approved lights can be ordered from Build.com

Generation Lighting, Model  8275-32: One Light Outdoor Post Lantern, 8″x8″ OR
Progress Lighting, Model P5414-31, Mansard: Post lantern with ribbed mansard roof. Beveled clear acrylic panels (Black)

Generation Lighting, Model 8720-32: One Light Outdoor Wall Lantern (Black) OR
Progress Lighting, Model P5815-31, Mansard: Wall torch with ribbed mansard roof. Beveled clear acrylic panels (Black)


DOORS – Front, Patio, and Storm

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These replacement doors are available at Home Depot

Masonite 36 in. x 80 in. Premium 6-Panel Right-Hand Inswing Primed Steel Pre-hung Front Exterior Door with Brickmold. Model# 27112

Steve & Sons 30in. x 80 in. Element Series Flush White Primed Left-Hand Outswing Steel Pre-hung Front Door with 4 and 9/16 in. Frame. Model #STFL-PR-30-4OLH (These are pricey, so if you find a solid no panel door for less, submit that with your architectural review form!)

STORM FULL View Door – Andersen 36 x 80 in. ‍‍3000 Series, White,  Right-Hand Outswing Aluminum Interchangeable Storm Door, Nickel handle (White). Model #H3FEL36WH

STORM MID View Door – Andersen 36 x 80 in. 400 Series, White Universal/Reversible Self Storing Aluminum Mid-View Storm Door with Nickel Hardware (White). Model #E4SN36WH

PATIO SLIDING GLASS Doors Patio Door Approved Replacement


OTHER Approved Products

Gutters – We highly recommend homeowners install gutters to assist with drainage and moving water away from windows, siding, and foundation. You may choose any brand of gutters, but gutters must positioned according to these specifications: Gutter Specifications

Dryer Vents on Shed Roof –  Outside Dryer Vent Specifications