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Deed Restrictions: G.O.M.O.

The Garden Oaks Maintenance Organization (GOMO) is charged with deed restriction management and enforcement for sections 1, 2, 3, and 5 of Garden Oaks*.

4001 N. Shepherd Dr, Suite 216
Houston, TX 77018
713 561 3936
(email link)

Title Transfer and HOA Fees

If you are a tax service company or title company looking for information about the necessary transfer fees, please see this page.

Deed Restrictions

You can download the text of the Deed Restrictions for Garden Oaks, by Section. The icon is Adobe Acrobat Reader format, the is Microsoft Word format.

Section 1
Section 2

Section 3

Section 4

Section 5

Amendment A for sections 1, 2, 3, and 5

Amendment A is the amendment to the deed restrictions that created GOMO, and should be downloaded with the deed restrictions for sections 1, 2, 3, and 5 in order to have the complete deed restrictions for those sections.

*Note: Section 4 is continuing their effort to join GOMO. While section 4 does not have GOMO to help with its deed restrictions, the deed restrictions for that section are still valid and enforceable.


Payment Plan Policy

Document Retention Policy

Rainwater Recovery System Policy

Records Production and Copying Policy

GOMO Directors

There are three director positions per section. If you are interested in being a director for your section, contact any of the directors listed below or email GOMO for detailed qualifications and procedures. At this time, section five has a director position open. You can download a copy of the most recent election information and nomination form (PDF, updated 29 Aug 2005) if you are interested in running for GOMO and wish to see what the requirements are.

Section One

Mark Saranie* 713 724 1271
Wayne Forster** 713 880 4367
Sheila Briones*** 713 861 8091

Section Two

Rafael Pina* 713 614 6533
Ed de Alba** 713 694 5934
Lori Kennedy*** 713 691 6833

Section Three

Dea Larson* 713 695 3634
Kathy Silver** 713 688 8781
Vidal Martinez*** 713 705 1310

Section Five

Teresa Coleman** 713 686 7728
Chavonne Slovak*** 713 682 3601


* Term Expires End of October 2018
** Term Expires End of October 2016
*** Term Expires End of October 2017

GOMO Bylaws

In addition to and as required by the Texas Property Code and Non-Profit Incorporation laws, GOMO operates under a set of bylaws. These bylaws were designed to make GOMO an organization that is responsive and open to the needs of property owners in Garden Oaks. You can download the current GOMO bylaws (PDF).

GOMO Financial Statements

As of Oct 31, 2015 - Balance, Profit & Loss, Budget vs. Actuals

As of July 31, 2015 - Balance, Profit & Loss

2016 Budget

Older archived financial information can be found on this page.

Violation Form

If you wish to report a potential deed restriction violation occurring in sections 1, 2, 3, or 5, you can download this form (PDF) and submit it to any GOMO director listed above, or mail it to the GOMO P.O. Box shown near the top of this page. Contact a GOMO director listed above or email GOMO first for any questions about how to fill out the form, what kind of violations should be reported, etc.

  Board Meetings

1st Tuesday of the month, 6:30pm, Garden Oaks Montessori Magnet except as noted. Plan Review Only (Preceeding the 7pm Civic Club Meeting)

Jan 6, 2015
Feb 3, 2015
Mar 3, 2015
Apr 7, 2015
May 5, 2015
Jun 2, 2015
Jul 7, 2015
Aug 4, 2015
Sept 1, 2015
Oct no mtg
Nov 3, 2015
Dec 1, 2015 - GOMO Office

3rd Wednesday of the Month, 7pm, GOMO Office 4001 N. Shepherd, Suite 216 except as noted. Plan Review and Board Meeting.

Jan 21, 2015
Feb 18, 2015
Mar 18, 2015
Apr 15, 2015
May 20, 2015
Jun 17, 2015
Jul 15, 2015
Aug 19, 2015
Sept 16, 2015
Oct 21, 2015 - Annual Meeting - GOMM Library
Nov 18, 2015 - Election of Officers
Dec 16, 2015

2016 Meeting Dates

Owners are encouraged to attend a meeting early in their planning process to ask questions.

For Construction Plan approval, please submit the following:

  • 2 copies of plans including site plan, floor plans, and elevations with full dimensions
  • Current Survey of property requesting construction approval
  • Elevations of the residence if building a new detached garage or an addition to an existing detached garage
  • Digital versions of plans are requested as courtesy but do not replace the need to submit hardcopy. PDF or TIF formats are preferred.

  GOMO Info

Get the latest news from GOMO. Download issues of the GOMO Info newsletter below.

October 2015 Issue

October 2014 Issue

October 2013 Issue


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