As from 1 July 2020, new laws apply to disposal of goods abandoned on common property and association property of strata schemes and community associations.
Determining the level of detail to include in a renovations by-law can be a daunting experience. To ensure relevant obligations are met, engage suitably experienced service providers.
The restrictions on physical attendance have changed the way that litigation is commenced and progressed. These FAQs address common queries in relation to commencing and progressing litigation in the current climate.
If you are either an owner of land upon which an encroachment extends or are an owner of a property that encroaches upon another person’s land, you may apply to the Court for relief.
Owners Corporations still have strict obligations under the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015, particularly in relation to the repair and maintenance of common property. The following FAQs will assist owners in complying with their duties safely and effectively.
In order to accommodate the financial position of owners, it may be necessary to revisit budgets to reduce expenditure where permissible under the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015. These FAQs provide some solutions for addressing these issues.
Covid-19 has had significant impacts on the ability of owners corporations to conduct their affairs as they have historically done, including how they run meetings, arrange inspections of their books and records and even execute documents.
Question: In readiness for our upcoming teleconference AGM, our strata manager has requested a proxy form from a Committee member to validly opening the meeting. We have not previously approved teleconferencing as a valid method of voting. Is a proxy necessary?
As our cities have become denser and higher, we have become more and more dependent upon what our neighbour is doing with his or her property, particularly when it comes to conditions below ground level.
Pesky parking practices by owners and occupiers can be a nightmare for strata schemes. However, it presents a perfect opportunity for an owners corporation to obtain a monetary order of up to $1100 from NCAT for every breach of a parking by-law.