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The simple answer is that it depends on the type of work you would like to do and what by-laws apply to your scheme. The 2015 reforms brought in a regime that allows for three types of works.
Enforcing by-laws is not an optional activity. Bylaws must be enforced, and the responsibility for their enforcement lies with the committee. There are a few golden rules that all committees must follow when it comes to bylaw enforcement.
Most Recent Strata By-Laws & Legislation Articles
- 99% (or more) of Queensland bodies corporate still cannot prohibit short term letting - There has been a bit of recent publicity about a decision by a Queensland Magistrate for a body corporate at Fairway Island where the body corporate’s prohibition via a by-law on lot owners letting their lot on a short term basis was held to be valid.
- Airbnb and Short-Term Stays Banned by Queensland Body Corporate - For the first time in Queensland, a by-law banning short-term letting or Airbnb within a Gold Coast strata community has been successful, and strata leaders are cautiously optimistic in the message this sends to the Queensland Government to grant more powers to bodies corporate.
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