Questions frequently asked about Palma Sola Trace

  • Does Palma Sola Trace Have A Homeowner's Association?

    Palma Sola Trace is represented by a homeowner's association (HOA). The HOA is responsible for the enforcement of the covenants and deed restrictions, as governed by the adopted by-laws. The services provided are:

    • Administrative
    • Financial
    • Architectural reviews
    • Enforcement activities

    The Association contracts with an association management company to provide property management services and handle the day-to-day affairs of the Association.

    Through various committees, the HOA sponsors community activities for residents and the general public, and enacts and enforces community rules as allowed by the Covenants.

  • What is the Palma Sola Trace Community Development District
    The Palma Sola Trace Community Development District (CDD) is a local, special purpose government entity authorized by Chapter 190 of the Florida Statutes as amended, and created by ordinance of the City of Bradenton as an alternative method of planning, acquiring, operating and maintaining community-wide improvements in planned communities. A CDD provides the "solution" to Florida’s need to provide valuable community infrastructure generated by growth, ultimately without overburdening other governments and their taxpaying residents. Community Development Districts represent a major advancement in Florida’s effort to manage its growth effectively and efficiently. This allows a community to establish higher construction standards, meanwhile providing a long-term solution to the operation and maintenance of the community’s facilities.

  • Which agency is responsible for street lights that are out?
    Street lights in Palma Sola Trace are owned and maintained by the CDD. If you are having trouble with a street light, please notify Greg Cox, and reference the light pole number that is posted on each pole.
  • How is the Palma Sola Trace Communited Designed?
    The Palma Sola Trace Community has 546 residences in three distinct subdivisions. The northernmost section has 148 single-family homes. A more central area next to the community clubhouse and swimming pool consists of 126 paired villas. The last portion has 272 coach homes or condos, with eight units per building..

  • What makes Palma Sola Trace so Attractive to Buyers and Renters?
    The community is less than four miles to Bradenton Beach on Anna Maria Island. Restaurants are within a stones throw as is a major grocery store.

  • Do Palma Sola Trace Residents get Involved in the Community?
    Residents are extremely involved here. They care about their neighborhood and want to make sure it is pristine looking and welcoming. Several social functions occur monthly. Several residents take advantage of the clubhouse, the Nautilus workout room and the lagoon-shaped outdoor swimming pool, which is heated to 84 degrees. Free Wi-Fi access to the Internet makes it a great place to hang out with laptop computers or tablets while enjoying the water and sunshine. The community room has a lending library and catering kitchen. It can be rented for special events, and a variety of activities, from bingo and mahjong to yoga and Pilates classes, to potlucks and Saturday morning doughnut get-togethers, are held there.

  • Is Palma Sola Trace a 55+ Community?
    No. Residents are a mix of families, professionals, retirees, snowbirds and second-home owners who plan to retire there later. A number of families with children enrolled in the IMG Academy enjoy the proximity to the sports complex there.