FAQs

How much does each home pay in dues?

Rates for 2017 are $214 per home. HOA dues are the responsibility of the homeowner.

What do dues cover?

HOA dues cover the cost of street light electricity, pond treatment (for algae and other invasive growth that can damage nearby lawns), mulch and mowing for the common areas near our entrance and back lot, accounting, insurance, and legal fees for the Association, and snow removal.

How do I report an issue or violation of HOA covenants?

Take photos if possible and reasonable of an alleged offense. Common offenses include high grass and weeds, dilapidated homes (like siding and windows), parking issues, noise violations, and other nuisances. Then call the HOA at 317-534-0200.

Who is responsible for lights and mailboxes?

Homeowners are responsible for their own mailboxes. Replacement mailboxes can be purchased at most hardware stores. Wallace Crossing requires homeowners use a gray or black mailbox to maintain consistency with a standard post frame.

What are the common areas?

“Common areas” are areas of the neighborhood not owned by a single homeowner. This includes the area near our front entrance with signage, two retention ponds, and an area in the far southeast corner of the neighborhood at the end of Mare Ave. and Adina St.

Why is my trash not being picked up?

Trash service is provided to Wallace Crossing by Indianapolis DPW. Trash is picked up every Tuesday, usually in the mornings, but can come between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Heavy trash is the first Tuesday of each month, also between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. If your trash is not picked up or you need help with your trash cart, call the Mayor’s Action Center at (317) 327-4622.

Can I receive recycling service?

Yes. Curbside recycling services in Marion County are available to all residents for a small fee of $7 a month. Republic Services provides curbside recycling in Wallace Crossing. Visit Indianapolis DPW’s Recycling Services page for more information and see how to sign up.

Is trash, water, or security covered in HOA dues?

No. Trash, water, and sewer services are covered by individual property taxes. Security is provided by Indianapolis Metro Police.

Who is responsible for vacant lots or abandoned homes?

Vacant lots and abandoned homes are the responsibility of individual homeowners. In the event a home is foreclosed, it is the responsibility of the mortgage lender or title holder. To report a concern with high grass, broken windows, or another issue, contact the Mayor’s Action Center at (317) 327-4622. You should also report your concern to the HOA at 317-534-0200. Emergency issues should be handled by 911.

How do I make an improvement to my home?

Homeowners in Wallace Crossing are free to make improvements to their homes, construct new features, paint, and landscape as they wish so long as it doesn’t obstruct with another homeowner’s property or views. Before you begin a substantial project, like adding a fence or re-siding or painting your home, contact the HOA at 317-534-0200 with questions. You can also download the Architecture Change Request form now [PDF].

How can I receive neighborhood alerts and newsletters?

You can sign up at the bottom of this website to be on the email distribution list. We do not sell or distribute your email address to third parties.

How do I get involved?

If you’d like to be involved with the Wallace Crossing HOA Board, come to the next board meeting (in May and November). You may nominate yourself.

Are there rules for parking in the neighborhood?

Parking is limited to the street and individual driveways. Homeowners and visitors may not obstruct other people’s driveways, park on lawns, or in common areas.

Can I fish in the ponds?

Yes, if you are a homeowner or resident. Non-residents are not permitted to fish in the ponds.

Is there a curfew?

Indianapolis city ordinance and Indiana curfew laws say if you are 15,16, or 17 years old, you cannot be outdoors between the hours of 1 a.m. and 5 a.m. on Saturdays or Sunday, and 11 p.m. and 5 a.m.on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursday, or Friday.