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A Great Place........

To Live...Grow .... And Enjoy Life


At 1900 feet elevation, Lake In The Clouds is a planned residential community consisting of 409 properties nestled between Canadensis (Monroe County) and Newfoundland (Pike County) in the Pocono Mountains of Northeastern Pennsylvania.  

Lake in the Clouds Property Owners Association, Inc.

112 Lake in the Clouds Road 

Canadensis, PA 18325

Phone: 570-676-0900            


Web site:


LITC has been in existence since 1964 when the Association was formed. The original owners of the property known as Lake in the Clouds (LITC) were Avalon Operating Corporation and Empire Clay Products, Inc. Char-Mart Inc. has been the Developer for the past thirty years and has deeded the lakes to the Association. The Association was formed as a non-profit corporation, and is owned and operated by members, persons who have acquired by deed the title to one or more lots in the development.

There are presently 405 properties in LITC. The association owns 24 additional lots, five of which are dedicated greenspace land. Deed restrictions "run with" each property , that is, they pass on with the property from owner to owner. The dues are based upon the type of property owned: Year 2024 dues for a house are $700.00, for a lot are $625.00


The Board of Directors is made up of seven volunteer, dues-paying members. It governs the operations of the Association within the framework of the By-Laws. The Board is elected for two-year terms by the general membership at the fall general membership meeting. An Office Administrator handles the day-to-day business of the Association. Office hours are Monday from 9am to 1pm, and Thursday from 1pm until 5pm..


You are encouraged to call or stop in during those hours to meet the administrator and provide the office with your name, mailing address, email and telephone number (for emergency purposes only). Or you may contact the administrator by mail. Voice mail is in attendance 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Your calls will be returned the next day the office is open. E-mails may be sent to


1) How big is Lake in the Clouds?

      approximately 65 acres

2) How deep is Lake in the Clouds?
      3 ft to 11 ft

3) How many lakes are there?

     Three: Lake in the Clouds and Timber 

      Lake on the West and Lake in the Woods

      on the East​  

4) Are the three lakes stocked with fish?
       No, they replenish themselves

5) What kind of boats are allowed in the lakes?
       Rowboat and electric powered  -no gas         powered  motors allowed

6) How much for a resale certificate?

7) Is there a Capital Improvement fee to purchase a lot or home?

Yes. Under the guidelines of the  PA Planned Community Act, as of  January 1, 2009, LITC charges every new home or lot purchaser a Capital Improvement fee.  This applies only to people who do not currently own land or homes in LITC.  If you are a current community member and you

purchase an additional lot/home,

this fee does not apply to you. The one-time fee is $175.00 for a  lot with no house and $275.00 for a lot with a house.  This fee will be paid to LITC at time of settlement.

Did you know that much of what gets done at LITC is due to the volunteer work force?

We have three paid employees: Diane, our administrator; Ed, our property manager; and in the summer, Rayvin, our lifeguard. We use Panther Trucking and Excavating for our road work and snow plowing. Major projects are contracted out.

All the other work is done by volunteers. Members of the Board  of Directors serve a two year term. They dedicate many hours to ensure the continuation of excellence our community enjoys.

There are committees concerned with the greenspace; social activities like the summer picnic and the monthly covered dishes; "road crew"` and occasional maintenance projects (snow fence, swim raft, picnic tables) ~ something for everyone! If you have a little spare time and would like to be more involved in our community, contact the office.

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