CC&R ARTICLE 08: COMPLIANCE AND ENFORCEMENT
Section 8.1 Enforcement.
8.1.1 Each Member, Board member and the Association shall comply strictly with the provisions of this Declaration and with the Bylaws and administrative rules and regulations adopted by the Association (as the same may be lawfully amended from time to time). Failure to comply shall result in a claim for damages or injunctive relief, or both, by the Board (acting through its officers on behalf of the Association and the Owners) or by the aggrieved Owner on his own, against the party (including an Owner or the Association) failing to comply.
8.1.2 In any action or arbitration to enforce the provisions of Section 8.1 or any other provision of this Declaration, the Articles or the Bylaws, the prevailing party in such action or arbitration shall be entitled to an award for reasonable attorneys' fees and all costs and expenses reasonably incurred in preparation for prosecution of said action or arbitration, in addition to all costs permitted by law.
Section 8.2 No Waiver of Strict Performance. The failure of the Board or Declarant, as applicable, in any one or more instances to insist upon or enforce the strict performance of any of the terms, covenants, conditions or restrictions of this Declaration, or of any Bylaws or administrative rules or regulations, shall not be construed as a waiver or a relinquishment for the future of such term, covenant, condition or restriction, but such term, covenant, condition or restriction shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver by the Board of any provision hereof shall be deemed to have been made unless expressed in writing and signed by the Board.
Section 8.3 Arbitration. Any dispute between the Owners, between an Owner and the Board or the Association or between an Owner, the Board or the Association and Declarant shall be determined by arbitration in the King County, Washington, under the American Arbitration Association (AAA) Commercial Arbitration Rules with Expedited Procedures in effect on the date hereof, as modified by this Declaration. There shall be one arbitrator selected by the parties within seven days of the arbitration demand or, if not, then selected pursuant to the AAA Rules. The arbitrator shall be an attorney with at least five years owners association, subdivision or real estate law experience. Any issue about whether a claim must be arbitrated pursuant to this Declaration shall be determined by the arbitrator. At the request of either party made not later than 45 days after the arbitration demand, the parties agree to submit the dispute to nonbinding mediation which shall not delay the arbitration hearing date. There shall be no substantive motions or discovery, except the arbitrator shall authorize such discovery as may be necessary to ensure a fair hearing, which shall be held within 90 days of the demand and concluded within two days. These time limits are not jurisdictional. The arbitrator shall apply substantive law and may award injunctive relief or any other remedy available from a judge including attorney fees and costs to the prevailing party, but the arbitrator shall not have the power to award punitive damages. This arbitration provision shall not cover claims by the Association for collection of assessments; such claims shall be governed by Article 7.
Section 8.4 Remedies Cumulative. Except for claims which must be arbitrated pursuant to Section 8.3 above, the remedies provided herein are cumulative, and the Board may pursue them concurrently, as well as any other remedies which may be available under law although not expressed herein.