What legal recourse does the campsite member/site owner have in the following scenario according to WA law? Thank you. Individual purchased a lifetime membership at a private campground which includes exclusive use of a particular numbered site. One of the bylaws of membership states: "Members shall not use or attempt to use their site residence. If the membership comittee determines a member is in violation, a fine may be assessed and/or the membership of the site owner considered . A recently retired (from non-related career) member in process of making substantial improvements to his site has been spending a significant amount of time (~50%) at his campsite primarily working on improvements. The improvements were submitted to and approved by the building and grounds representative per the applicable bylaws. After several months and near completion of the improvements the site owner receives a letter from the membership committee indicating the site appears being used as a permanent residence in violation of the bylaws and requesting action to prove otherwise. The site owner (member) sends response letter stating his retirement statis and improvement progress. He also provides information regarding his primary residence (rental of a nearby 3 br single family home) including a copy of the most current lease agreement containing contact information landlord. His letter also respectfully ***** ***** be informed if any further action is needed to satisfy any residency concerns the committee may still have. The committee did not reply with any additional requirements. About six weeks later the site owner receives a second letter from the committee stating they have concluded that the site is being used residence and allows two weeks site owner to "vacate the campground". It also warns of a $500 fine and possible revocation of membership. No specific grounds or basis of residency were provided and are not expressed or implied in the bylaws whatsoever. Average initial membership purchase price: ~$10,000 with annual dues and fees totaling about $600/year.
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