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The Canyon Lake POA ID card is your membership identification. It must be provided in order to access the pool, purchase alcoholic beverages at the Lighthouse Restaurant & Bar and it can give you access to the community without a vehicle decal. Member Services will issue you a Canyon Lake POA ID card.
Canyon Lake has an abundance of parks. View them here.
The Canyon Lake POA takes reservations for the pavilion areas that are available at Holiday Harbor Park and Roadrunner Park and also the stage at Indian Beach. To reserve these areas please call the Activities Department at 951.244.6841 x610.
Monthly assessments are due on the first of every month and late after the 15th. If the Canyon Lake POA office is closed on the 15th, please make sure that payment is received prior to the 15th.
The Member Services office accepts check and credit/debit card. Cash is not accepted.
Community Patrol enforces the Canyon Lake POA's Rules & Regulations by issuing citations. Members may receive violations for not adhering to the Canyon Lake POA's Architectural Guidelines as published in its Rules & Regulations.
If you have received a notification regarding a citation and would like to make a payment, please have the citation number (located at the top right-hand corner of the citation) and chose from the following options:
If you have received a notification regarding a fine(s) for an architectural violation(s) and would like to make a payment, please refer to the PC number (ex: PC.8.9) located on the letter or the name of the violation and chose from the following options:
The Canyon Lake POA sends out an email newsletter every Friday with important information about the community. Click here to sign up online to receive these emails, or you can manage all of your notifications from the Canyon Lake POA on our Notify Me page. You can also view our past newsletters online at www.canyonlakepoa.com/newsletters.
Please note, when you sign up to receive emails from us please set your email spam blocker to allow mail from email@example.com.
Canyon Lake Living Magazine is a quarterly publication that includes the latest Canyon Lake POA news, activities, and events.Copies are available at the following locations:
Canyon Lake Living is delivered to the residents of Canyon Lake with the Friday Flyer on the last Friday of the following months:
You can subscribe to multiple categories of email and text alert notifications on our Notify Me page. There are many categories members may select to receive news from depending on their special interests. However, we recommend all members sign up for these main categories:
Please note, when you sign up to receive email alerts from us please set your email spam blocker to allow mail from firstname.lastname@example.org.
The City of Canyon Lake sends out text alerts through their CodeRED notification system. For information about CodeRED notification visit the City of Canyon Lake's website.
If you have signed up to receive text alerts on our Notify Me page to receive text alerts, but you are still not receiving them please contact our website and communications provider, CivicPlus. Please follow the steps below:
Yes, you can follow the Canyon Lake POA social media pages at:
The Lake Elsinore and San Jacinto Watershed Authority (LESJWA) was formed to improve water quality in Lake Elsinore and Canyon Lake. This organization is made up of stakeholders from around the watershed who are implementing programs such as the alum treatments to Canyon Lake. Many of these programs are grant funded and are a result of numerous lake studies.
In a balanced ecosystem, most algae are necessary to keep a body of water healthy and productive. However, excessive algae growth reduces water clarity, releases a strong odor, and suffocates aquatic life forms by depleting oxygen levels and blocking sunlight.
Refrain from going into water that is foamy, scummy, pea-green, blue-green, brownish red, or looks like floating paint.
In some situations, where lake waters are particularly stagnant and shallow as evident around lake coves, algae growth may still occur despite repeated alum treatment. Usually the algae mats in the coves will dissipate over time and drop away within 2-3 weeks.
Yes, together we can all help reduce nutrient inputs to the lake by picking up after our animals, reducing runoff from our irrigation, reducing fertilizer use, and avoid littering in our streets. All of these practices reduce the amount of pollutants that end up in Canyon Lake, which can lead to algae growth.
Canyon Lake is a drinking water reservoir that EVMWD seasonally utilizes to offset costly imported water. After proper treatment, algae does not have any negative health impacts, but can add an earthy taste to drinking water.
In recent years, algae testing has been conducted at Canyon Lake by the Southern California Coastal Water Research Project (SCCWRP) and LESJWA. These tests are not required by State or Federal law and are used for research purposes to help improve water quality.
Between August, 2011 and March, 2017, the Canyon Lake POA spent $1,066,931.93 on legal fees related to the Lake Lease, which includes negotiations and preparing and filing litigation.
Some of the litigation is over, but not all of it. Specifically, the "Tax Case" (Riverside Superior Court Case Number RIC 1504034) and (Court of Appeal Case Number CIV Number E065705) which was on appeal, has been dismissed. However, the "Declaratory Relief Case" (Riverside Superior Court Case Number 1503428) is still pending. The reason why the Declaratory Relief Case is still pending is that there are a few important issues that must be resolved, which were not the subject of the 5th Amendment. Specifically, there appears to be some incongruity as to where the border of the Lake, and shore zone, actually lies, and the parties want a definitive determination as to where that important boundary is.
The parties also want to come to create a uniform process for future encroachments into the Lake and onto the shore zone, which involves all the necessary stakeholders, i.e. CLPOA, EVMWD, and CLPOA's members. There needs to be a standardized process so everything is as consistent, fair, and predictable as possible.
RFID is an acronym for Radio Frequency Identification Device. The RFID transponder is the physical tag applied to the vehicle or golf cart which triggers the gate to open.
At each gate there is an RFID panel which is programmed to read the RFID transponder. When the panel reads a valid RFID transponder it will automatically open the gate arm.
Please note, vehicles in the RFID lane without a transponder can cause the lanes to back up, as they have to communicate with the attendants, and then be turned around and re-enter through the guest lane. One or more of these instances which can take several minutes, can magnify backups at busy times.
RFID transponders are for Canyon Lake POA members only. To receive an RFID transponder, members must bring the current vehicle registration and the actual vehicle to the Canyon Lake POA's Member Services office. For information on registration requirements, please contact the Member Services department at 951.244.6841 x310.
RFID’s are for Canyon Lake POA members only. To receive an RFID transponder, members must bring the current vehicle registration and the actual vehicle to the Canyon Lake POA's Member Services office. For information on registration requirements, please contact the Member Services department at 951-244-6841 x310.
Members will receive an emailed notification from dwellingLIVE that is sent out 30 days, 10 days, and the day prior to the RFID expiration. All golf cart RFIDs will expire on May 31.
You can contact the Member Services department at 951-244-6841 x310 and our friendly staff can help you. Alternatively, you can log into your dwellingLive account online to view a list of registered vehicles and their RFID transponder numbers:
No, do not remove the RFID. For memberships with an annual expiration (i.e. tenants, sub-associates, resident members) the RFID will be re-activated upon membership renewal.
Upon the sale of your vehicle or golf cart, please remove the decal (not the RFID transponder) and return it to the Canyon Lake POA office. Once the decal is returned, the RFID will be de-activated.
No, do not remove the RFID. Please contact the Member Services department at 951-244-6841 x310 so that staff may assist in troubleshooting the problem.
City of Canyon LakeThe City of Canyon Lake is a municipality that is governed by a City council that is the elected body of City Government. The City Council is a five-member, non-partisan board, elected at large from the citizens of Canyon Lake. The City Council is responsible for formulating the policies for the City and approving the major actions through which the municipal functions areconducted. For more information about the City, visit their website.
Canyon Lake Property Owners Association (Canyon Lake POA)The Canyon Lake POA is a private entity. The Canyon Lake POA is a mutual benefit, not-for-profit corporation organized under the Corporations Code of the State of California. The Canyon Lake POA holds elections to choose a Board of Directors which is responsible for the overall operation and management of the community. The Canyon Lake POA owns, maintains and operates common property and facilities within Canyon Lake.
The homeowner or eligible property manager needs to complete the Canyon Lake POA Lease Authorization Form and turn it into the Member Services department.
For any information regarding your mailbox keys, please contact the Sun City Annex Post Office at 951.679.7886. Their address is:
Sun City Annex Post Officel29700 Haun RoadSun City, CA
No, you are not required to register your pet with the Canyon Lake POA; however, all pets must be registered with the City of Canyon Lake at 951.244.2955.
Canyon Lake has three access gates, the Main Gate, North Gate, and East Gate. Gates are guarded and residents can access the community most efficiently by obtaining an RFID transponder from the Member Services office for $10. RFID transponders allow residents to use the RFID lane at the Main Gate or East Gate. Residents can also obtain a vehicle decal that is affixed to their vehicle windshield and access the community via the decal lanes. Each property is eligible to receive four vehicle decal stickers without charge. Additional vehicle stickers are available at an additional cost. To get a decal, please visit the Member Services office with the vehicle’s current registration (the vehicle sticker will expire one month following the vehicle’s registration expiration date). Please note the following:
Read More About Vehicle Registration Here
Congratulations! Please bring the following items to the Canyon Lake POA Member Services office located at 31512 Railroad Canyon Road, Canyon Lake, California.
Member Services will assist in you obtaining vehicle decals and/or RFID transponders for your vehicle.
A maximum of six (6) personalized signs may be placed inside the community of Canyon Lake. At the following intersections only one (1) Canyon Lake POA approved broker sign may be placed:
Personalized signs may be placed on the property, an adajacent street, or at a specified intersection within the community of Canyon Lake. Limit of one (1) sign on any property and at any one (1) intersection.
Open house signs cannot be placed in the streets, on vehicles, on golf carts, trailers of any kind, on Canyon Lake POA common ground, and they cannot block the view of a fire hydrant.
Open house signs may be place one (1) hour before the start of the open house and need to be removed immediately following the close of event.
Open house signs cannot exceend three (3) squre feet and the top of any sign may not exceed three (3) fee off the ground.
Signs must have a professional appearance. No balloons, streamers, or similar material can be added.
A banner/flag up to six (6) feet in height and may be placed on the property during the open house. One standard size rider, not to exceed one (1) square foot may be placed on top of each a-frame sign.
Monthly assessments are due the first of every month, and considered late after the 15th. Payment options are available by phone, online, or by mail.
Please note, the Canyon Lake POA’s new budget takes affect on May 1, 2020. The annual member assessment will be $3,360. Assessments are due on May 1, 2020 and property owners may pay their assessment in full, or pay 12 equal monthly payments in the amount of $280 (plus installment fee).
Email a copy of your current vehicle registration to email@example.com. Our associates will take care of the rest!
Email your copy of your grant deed recorded or stamped certified by escrow to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Property Owners will need to complete the Lease Authorization Form and email it to email@example.com.
We were able to transfer a large majority of the users from the old website to our new website. All users with an active email associated with the old website should have received an email from firstname.lastname@example.org to activate their account on the new website by creating a password.
If you missed the email and want to verify if you have an account on our new website you can simply click the "Login" button in the top left corner, then "Existing Account" enter your email address and click "Forgot Password". If the email exists in the system, an email will be containing a link to reset the password. Or, you can always call the Canyon Lake POA at 951.244.6841 for help troubleshooting your account.
Unlike the old website, this new website does not have unique usernames. Your username for this new website is your email address. When we moved to the new website, we were able to transfer a large majority of the users from the old website. In this case, the email address you used to register on the old website would have received an activation email from email@example.com to activate the account on the new website by creating a password.