Frequently Asked Questions...
- How do I pay my HOA dues?
Your $163.00 dues for 2023 are due not later than May, 2022. You can pay them through Sentry Community Portal (Instructions) or mail your check to:
Payment Processing Center
PO Box 30437
Tampa FL 33630-3437
- How do I contact the HOA?
There are several ways to reach the HOA - you can call the Irongate Helpline at 843.879.0588 and leave a message. You can email the Board of Directors at IrongateBOD@gmail.com. You can contact our Property Manager at Sentry at Charleston@sentrymgt.com. You can even reach out on the unofficial social media page on Facebook - Irongate Homeowners and Residents Forum (Summerville, SC).
- Where do I live - Town of Summerville or Dorchester County?
If you live past the creek at Essex Drive (rear section of Irongate) you live in the Town. If you live in the front part of the neighborhood you are in the County.
- How do I get permission to cut down trees?
First you will get permission from the appropriate municipality (Town of Summerville or Dorchester County.) Then you will complete an Irongate
Architectural Review Committee request. Directions for submitting the
form on included on the form. All of these forms on the documents page
of this website.
- How do I contact the Architectural Review Committee?
Any changes or modifications to the exterior of your property including building additions, sheds, porches, fences, driveways, removing trees, etc. require preapproval from the Architectural Review Committee. The information can be found on our ARC page and it includes the instructions for submitting to the committee.
- What's the difference between the Town and County?
Town residents pay Town of Summerville taxes and receive services from the Town - to include Summerville Police, Summerville Fire. Trash service is included in the fees, as is yard waste and bulk item pickup.
County residents are served by the Dorchester County Sheriff's Department. County residents make their own arrangements for trash pick up.
Town residents vote in County elections, as well as Town elections.
- When does the Pool open?
The Irongate pool generally opens around the first weekend in May and stays open until late September. Pool details are on our Pool page.