Can Home Owners Association Restrict Surveillance Cameras?

Just received a letter, that they are changing the CCR and adding security camera system guide.

"exterior security cameras must have approval of the ARC prior to installation. All exterior security cameras may record video but must not record audio. All exterior cameras must be installed in a workmanlike manor and wiring must NVR concealed or painted to blend with surrounding materials and must be mounted using a stationary mount (no moving or paning mounts allowed) to the primary structure of the property, no higher than 9ft above finished grade. No more than 6 exterior security cameras may be I stalled per property. Cameras must be positioned to point toward for view the interior of the property and must not be able to move or pan to view any adjacent property. Owners must demonstrate to the ARC the mounting position and the direction all cameras are aimed. Signs alerting others of security alarms and/or cameras are permitted but must meet the "yard sign" definition of the residential guidelines currently in effect. Signs must not be mounted on fences."

  • only 6 camera limits
  • must be facing toward interior
  • no ptz

I understand the privacy concerns, but seems to be too limiting in my opinion. Ethernet only video you can record of a possible burglar is after the fact that they leave the house then? For the cameras will be pointing towards the emtrance door, not drive way??

can HoA do this? This is from TX.

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