Not So Fast: A Private Speeder is Stopped in His Tracks

By Merle Hass, Esq.
*This will be the last article authored by Ms. Hass as she has accepted the position of Assistant General Counsel to the Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers.

While there are no reported cases in Massachusetts on this issue, associations frequently confront the problem of unit owners and occupants speeding through the condominium grounds and otherwise failing to observe the board’s rules concerning driving on the roadways. We have just reviewed an interesting, recent decision by the Illinois Supreme Court concerning the right of a Property Owners Association to enforce traffic rules and regulations on its private grounds (captioned Poris v. Lake Holiday Property Owners Association, 2013 Ill. 113907, 2013).

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