Frequently asked questions about our community:

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and HOA contractors share responsibility for clearing snow in the community. Below are some resources that residents may find useful.

Snow Removal Areas of Responsibility Map

VDOT Road Status and Plow Location Interactive Map

VDOT’s Top 5 Snow Removal Questions

Raspberry Falls contracts with CSI for trash and recycling pickup. Please visit their website for the most current information on residential pickup guidelines and holiday/inclement weather schedules.

con-serv-thumb-100x148.fwWeekly Schedule:

  • All containers to curbside by 7:00 am on pickup days
  • Trash pickup days: Monday and Thursday
  • Recycling pickup: Thursday
  • Yard waste pickup: Monday (may not exceed 50 pounds)
  • Bulk waste pickup: Thursday
  • Christmas tree pickup: First two Wednesdays in January (IMPORTANT: please strip trees of any decorations or tinsel prior to putting out for pickup)

Holiday Schedule:

  • There will be no pickup on Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Years Day.

About Recycling:

  • CSI uses a “single-stream” recycling process.

Containers:

  • Trash containers: one (1) per address (95 gallon tote)
  • Extra containers: $75 (purchased by resident – contact CSI directly to order)
  • Recycling bins:  1 large single stream tote

Reminders:

  • Trash containers must be kept out of sight at all times except on pickup days.
  • Containers may be placed curbside after sundown the day before pickup, but must be removed before sundown the day of pickup.

CSI contact: 703-444-3181

Single-stream recycling is the mixing of all recyclable materials into a single container for collection and processing. For more information, visit CSI Recyling page.

Recyclable

  • Paper (office paper, magazines, newspapers, various colored papers, packing paper, folders without binding, and other mixed papers)
  • Cardboard boxes (they do not have to be broken down, but they must be free of trash)
  • Cans (aluminum and bi-metal (tin))
  • Bottles (clear, brown, and green food and beverage containers)

Non-Recyclable

  • Paper towels, napkins, tissues
  • Bound books or reports
  • Beverage glasses or tempered glass (i.e. window glass)
  • Cellophane, shrink wrap, or packing materials (i.e. Styrofoam, peanuts,and bubble wrap)
  • Any containers that held hazardous materials (i.e. motor oil, paints, thinners, or household chemicals)

Single-stream recycling is the mixing of all recyclable materials into a single container for collection and processing. The following are acceptable items for the single-stream recycling program:

  • Cardboard boxes
  • Paper: office paper, magazines, phone books, newspapers, various colored papers, packing paper, and folders without binding
  • Cans: aluminum and bimetal (tin)
  • Bottles: clear, brown, and green food and beverage containers
  • Plastics: recycling resin codes 1 through 7 (look for a number inside the recycle triangle on the bottom of the container)

Items that should not be recycled include the following:

  • Paper towels, napkins, or tissues
  • Bound books or reports
  • Beverage glasses or tempered glass, such as window glass
  • Cellophane, shrink wrap, or packing materials, such as Styrofoam, “peanuts,” or bubble wrap
  • Any containers that held hazardous materials, such as motor oil, paints or thinners, or household chemicals
If you are selling your Raspberry Falls home or property, the required resale package can be ordered via the internet at Cardinal Management Group Website.

Note: By law (the Virginia Property Owners Association Act) you must supply the potential purchaser a resale package for review when you ratify a purchase contract and prior to settlement.

Raspberry Falls property owners/residents can register for access to the Owners/Residents Portal by requesting an authorization code. See About Resident Registration for more detail.
The standard black, decorative mail box installed for all new homes is available from:

Delmarva Mailboxes & More, Inc.
8758 Virginia Meadows Dr
Manassas, VA  20109
571-379-8454
800-689-1265

Email:  sales@delmarvamailboxes.com
Website: http://delmarvamailboxes.com/

The model number is MP-510
Delmarva Products
(check with Delmarva Mailboxes for current pricing)

Parts are also available. Call for availability and price.

The Raspberry Falls property owners took control of the HOA from the developer, Van Metre, at the 2012 Annual Meeting, as planned in the governing documents. You may contact the Board of Directors with inquiries by email.
Pursuant to Article 9.4 of the Raspberry Falls Declaration, homeowners must submit to the Covenants Committee an application for exterior and architectural changes and improvements. The documents below define the current design and maintenance standards and provides guidance in preparing an application for submission to the Covenants Committee.

Design & Maintenance Standards

Architectural Modification Application

Completed applications and supporting documents should be sent to:

Covenants Committee/Architectural Review
Raspberry Falls Homeowners Association
C/O Cardinal Management Group
3704 Golf Trail Lane
Fairfax, Virginia 22033
(Fax) 703-591-4476

OR

E-MAIL: b.cramp@cardinalmanagementgroup.com

NOTE: Community associations in Virginia are governed by the Virginia Property Owners Association Act.

The County has a specific law (ordinance) on neighborhood solicitors. Check out this link: County Ordinance: Solicitors and Peddlers. Know the law before you report incidents to the Sheriff’s office.
Although they are separate corporations, they share a harmonious relationship and take pride in making our community a unique showplace with beautiful homes, outstanding social opportunities, and a first-class country club and Gary Player golf course.

2016 Raspberry Falls Resident Golf Rates

Please visit the Raspberry Falls Golf & Hunt Club website for more information about this wonderful amenity in our community!

No, there is no extra fee.  Use of these amenities is included in the HOA fee and is restricted to homeowners, their families and guests.

Hunting is prohibited on property within Raspberry Falls. Hunting and shooting in general is regulated by state (specifically the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries) and county law. From time to time, residents may hear gunfire from areas adjacent to Raspberry Falls.  Loudoun County permits recreational shooting provided it is done in a safe manner and not within 100 yards of a house (unless the homeowner has given permission).  Hunting season is generally November/December and the same rules apply in terms of firearms being discharged.  Hunting in the area is restricted to private property.  Many large private tracts of land surround Raspberry Falls and hunters are commonly seen and heard throughout hunting season.