Title 44, Chapter 3, Section 235
(a) This article shall apply to all property which is submitted to this article. This article shall also apply to any association of owners subject to a recorded declaration of covenants upon property, which covenants are administered by an owners' association in which membership is mandatory for all owners of lots in the development, which declaration is amended in accordance with Code Section 44-3-222 in order to submit the property owners' association to this article; provided, however, that any amendment must conform the instrument creating the property owners' association to this article, and the property owners' development shall thereafter be deemed to be submitted to this article.
(b) This article shall not apply to associations created pursuant to
Article 3 of this chapter, the "Georgia Condominium Act."
(c) This article shall not be construed to affect the validity of
any instrument recorded before or after July 1, 1994, but benefits
derived from or based upon this article may only be claimed by
developments submitted to this article.