Who handles snow removal in Raspberry Falls?

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and HOA contractors share responsibility for clearing snow in the community. Below are some resources that residents may find useful.


Snow Removal Areas of Responsibility Map

VDOT Road Status and Plow Location Interactive Map

VDOT’s Top 5 Snow Removal Questions

When is trash picked up?

Raspberry Falls contracts with Bates Trash Removal for trash and recycling pickup. Service-related requests and questions should be directed to their customer service department at 703-212-9395. Please visit their website for the most current information on residential pickup guidelines and holiday/inclement weather schedules.

Weekly Schedule:

  • All containers to curbside by 7:00 am on pickup days
  • Trash pickup days: Monday and Thursday
  • Recycling pickup: Thursday
  • Yard waste pickup: Monday (may not exceed 50 pounds)

Holiday Schedule:

  • There will be no pickup on Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s Day.

About Recycling:

  • Bates Trash Removal uses a “single-stream” recycling process.
  • Acceptable items include junk mail, magazines, catalogs, newspapers, phone books, cereal and cracker boxes, flattened cardboard, plastics, aluminum/steel cans, and corrugated cardboard glass.
  • Additional information about items that can be recycled can be found on this Bates Recycling pdf.

Containers Provided by Bates as Part of the Contract:

  • One 95-gallon trash container per address (wheels, attached lid)
  • One 95-gallon recycling container per address (wheels, attached lid)
  • Extra containers: Contact Bates Trash Removal directly to order


  • Trash and recycle containers must be kept out of sight at all times except on pickup days.
  • Containers may be placed curbside after sundown the day before pickup, but must be removed before sundown the day of pickup.

Bates Trash Removal contact: 703-212-9395

What is single-stream recycling?

Single-stream recycling is the mixing of all recyclable materials into a single container for collection and processing. For more information about what Bates considers recyclable, see this pdf: Bates Recycling.

How do I obtain the HOA resale package for my home?

If you are selling your Raspberry Falls home or property, the required resale package can be ordered via the internet at Cardinal Management Group Website.


Note: By law (the Virginia Property Owners Association Act) you must supply the potential purchaser a resale package for review when you ratify a purchase contract and prior to settlement.

How do I obtain access to the Owners/Residents Portal?

Raspberry Falls property owners/residents can register for access to the Owners/Residents Portal by clicking the Resident Sign In button above.

Where can I buy the Raspberry decorative, black cast aluminum mail box?

The standard black, decorative mail box installed for all new homes is available from:

Delmarva Mailboxes & More, Inc.
8758 Virginia Meadows Dr.
Manassas, VA  20109

Email:  sales@delmarvamailboxes.com
Website: http://delmarvamailboxes.com/

The model number is MP-510
Delmarva Products
(check with Delmarva Mailboxes for current pricing)

Parts are also available. Call for availability and price.

Who controls the Raspberry Falls HOA?

Raspberry Falls is a covenants controlled community, meaning it has a homeowners association. Our association is the Raspberry Falls Homeowners Association, Inc. It was originally named the Moorlands HOA.

The Raspberry Falls HOA has an elected Board of Directors comprised of volunteer homeowners. The Board provides direction to a professional management company the HOA employs. Each homeowner pays an annual fee and abides by the covenants of the homeowners association. Please see the Contact Us page to contact the management company or the Board.

Raspberry Falls Board of Directors:

President – Jim Lewis

Vice President – Jason Williams

Secretary – Sally Henry

Treasurer – David Goodrum

Director – Al Saunders

What is the procedure for obtaining HOA approval for exterior property modifications?

Please log into the Resident Portal by clicking the Resident Sign In button above. Then visit the Documents page and find the Architectural Modifications folder.

What is the law/regulation regarding neighborhood solicitors/peddlers?

The County has a specific law (ordinance) on neighborhood solicitors. Check out this link: County Ordinance Chapter 828: Solicitors and Peddlers. Know the law before you report incidents to the Sheriff’s office. See this article in the Loudoun Tribune in 2018 too.

How are the Raspberry Falls HOA and the Raspberry Falls Golf & Hunt Club related?

Although they are separate corporations, they share a harmonious relationship and take pride in making our community a unique showplace with beautiful homes, outstanding social opportunities, and a first-class country club and Gary Player golf course.

The Raspberry Falls Golf & Hunt Club is a public course.  Please visit their website for more information about this wonderful amenity in our community!

Is there an extra fee for residents to use the pool and tennis courts?

No, there is no extra fee.  Use of these amenities is included in the HOA fee and is restricted to homeowners, their families and guests.

What is the policy on hunting and shooting in Raspberry Falls?

Hunting is prohibited on property within Raspberry Falls. Hunting and shooting in general is regulated by state (specifically the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries) and county law. From time to time, residents may hear gunfire from areas adjacent to Raspberry Falls.  Loudoun County permits recreational shooting provided it is done in a safe manner and not within 100 yards of a house (unless the homeowner has given permission).  Hunting season is generally November/December and the same rules apply in terms of firearms being discharged.  Hunting in the area is restricted to private property.  Many large private tracts of land surround Raspberry Falls and hunters are commonly seen and heard throughout hunting season.