Hot Springs Village, Arkansas

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Hot Springs Village is a census-designated place (CDP) in Garland and Saline counties in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As it is situated in two counties, it is also part of two metropolitan statistical areas. The portion in Garland County is within the Hot Springs Metropolitan Statistical Area, while the portion extending into Saline County is part of the Little RockNorth Little RockConway Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 8,397 at the 2000 census. It is the largest gated community in the United States

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Geography

Hot Springs Village is located at 34°39′52″N 92°59′46″W / 34.66444°N 92.99611°W / 34.66444; -92.99611 (34.664504, -92.996192)[2].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 39.5 square miles (102.2 km²), of which, 37.9 square miles (98.2 km²) of it is land and 1.5 square miles (3.9 km²) of it (3.85%) is water.

Governance

Hot Springs Village (HSV) is the largest gated community in the United States with over 26,000 heavily-wooded acres. HSV is governed by the HSV Property Owners' Association (POA), a private, tax-exempt home owners association.

A general manager and a seven-member volunteer Board of Directors, who are elected in staggered three-year terms, comprise the guiding force in Hot Springs Village. The day-to-day running of the POA is handled by an average of 475 employees assigned to one of six departments: Administration, Golf, Planning & Inspections, Public Safety, Public Works, and Recreation.

In addition to the Planning and Inspections Department, HSV also has an Architectural Control Committee whose responsibility is to ensure that all building plans conform to architectural policy and building codes of the Village and to issue permits for new homes, landscaping, and remodeling. The Village also has a Natural Resources Committee which ensures that green belt areas, roadways, lakes, and other common areas are protected for general character, appearance and use by Hot Springs Village property owners.

Hot Springs Village has a Declaration and Covenants and Restrictions with which all property owners must comply. The POA also has an Information and Regulations booklet which has many of the recreation amenities rules.

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