A recent Appeal Panel considered the provisions of by-law 14 requiring all floor spaces except kitchens, laundries, toilets and bathrooms to be treated to prevent transmission of noise.
All National articles about Noise and Neighbours in Strata Apartments published to our blog
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.
Question: How can the body corporate handle a lot owner who has a recurring habit of sending immature and bullying emails to anyone they have had a disagreement with?
Question: The council is carrying out loud building work nearby up to the early hours of the morning. This has made sleep impossible at times for most residents. What can we do?
Self resolution must be attempted before lodging a conciliation or adjudication application. Ignoring this critical step may result in your application being rejected from the outset.
One side effect of the COVID-19 lockdown has been that noise from nearby construction sites and the neighbours home renovations has started driving some of us up the wall. What can you do?
Question: I left rubbish on common property for a short period of time. An executive committee member collected the bag and went through the contents to identify the owner. Is this a breach of my privacy?
Question: We live on the ground floor and have up to 20 cigarette butts in our garden each day from a neighbour upstairs. How do we deal with this? We are not sure who is causing the litter.
If you are an owner, occupier, committee member, manager, caretaker or indeed, anyone else for that matter, what do you do if you suspect meth use or production is occurring in a neighbouring apartment? There’s a better option than knocking on the door.
Families represent half of all Australian apartment dwellers, and nearly half of them have children. Despite its growing popularity, there is evidence apartment living is not meeting the needs of Australian families.