Warner Ranch Phase 4
A single-family home community located on the
southwest corner of Ray & Kyrene Roads
in Chandler Arizona.
As many of you may be aware, this season’s first positive mosquito sample of West Nile Virus has been identified. The sample was obtained by Maricopa County Environmental Services Department which maintains a year-round surveillance program.
Prevention is the most useful measure. You need to mosquito-proof your home by eliminating any potential mosquito-breeding sites. Remove any small measures of stagnant water including those that collect in potted plants, tires, birdbaths, and containers or bowls outside. Repair windows and door screens to prevent mosquitoes from entering your home and make certain pools and ponds are properly maintained and operational.
When outdoors, protect yourself. If possible, wear long sleeves and pants. Avoid being outdoors during dawn and after dusk when mosquitoes are most active and feeding and wear protective clothing and insect repellant when exposure to mosquitoes cannot be avoided.
The WNV is a virus that lives in mosquitoes and birds. However, humans can sometimes be infected with the virus if they are bitten by a mosquito that is carrying the virus. People typically develop symptoms between 3 and 14 days after they are bitten by the infected mosquito. The majority of people (approximately 80%) who become infected with the virus will either have no symptoms at all or a very mild illness. About 20% will develop flu-like symptoms such as fever, headache, and body aches, nausea, vomiting, and sometimes swollen lymph glands or a skin rash on the chest, stomach, and back. Symptoms can last for a few days, though healthy people have become sick for several weeks. Person’s over 50 or those that have a weakened immune system are generally at a higher risk for severe symptoms which occur in 1-3% of the case and include high fever, severe headache, neck stiffness, stupor, disorientation, coma, tremors, convulsions, muscle weakness, vision loss, numbness, and paralysis.
West Nile Virus (WNV) is a potentially serious illness. It is common in areas such as Africa, West Asia, and the Middle East. It first appeared in the United States in the summer of 1999, Arizona in 2003, and since then has been found in all 48 contiguous states. Experts believe WNV is established as a seasonal epidemic in North America that flares up in the summer and continues into the fall.
If you become aware of a green pool or are concerned about a mosquito problem involving either public or private property, please contact the Maricopa County Vector Control Hotline, # 602-506-6616 or go to the Maricopa County Vector Control’s website at
For more information on WNV, you can go to the CDC website at https://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/westnile/index.htm
Ready to do some work on your pool?
Before you start pumping out the water you need to
make sure that you are meeting the City’s
pool draining requirements.
This allows homeowners to drain to their sewer line. No permit is required.
City of Chandler requirements for sidewalk and road clearance
Within public right-of-ways, the use of plant materials that have thorns, rigid pointed blades, or needles are not recommended. Use of plants with sharp protrusions shall be restricted to areas where the mature natural growth pattern of the plant (mature horizontal spread and/or vertical canopy clearance) will remain a minimum of three feet from any pedestrian surface or bicycle lane. All plant material shall be located to prevent encroachment of normal growth patterns into a pedestrian or vehicular circulation areas and sight distance clear zones. All shrub and ground cover plantings shall maintain a minimum one-foot setback from walkways and back-of-curbs at maturity. For medians, maintain a minimum of two-foot setback from back-of-curb at maturity. Trees shall be selected and located to provide adequate vertical canopy clearance above pedestrian or vehicular circulation areas as follows: eight feet minimum above pedestrian walkways and 13’-6” minimum clearance above vehicular traffic. All trees must be located so the centerline of the tree trunk is a minimum of five feet from walls or fences. The location and position of any plant materials shall not obstruct visibility of or restrict maintenance access to any signage or traffic control devices.
The Warner Ranch 4 Board of Directors has updated the following Guidelines and forms:
- Leasing Information Form
- Landscape Guidelines
- Guidelines for Architectural Improvements
- Fine Policy
- Architectural Change Form
- WR4 Approved Paint Colors
Please review these documents under the HOA Documents menu.
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