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- What can I do about neighbours smoking?
- Can I smoke on my balcony?
- How do I stop smoke drift?
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NSW: New Smoking decision to affect smokers and non-smokers in apartments
Warwick van Ede, JS Mueller & Co Lawyers
QLD: Why is now a really good time to introduce a ‘No Smoking’ bylaw
Chris Irons, Strata Solve + Will Marquand, Tower Body Corporate
This article contains Q&As that are all about smoking in strata in Queensland. Can you have a no smoking bylaw? Can you ban a resident from smoking on their balcony or in common areas?….and many more QLD smoking questions and answers.
Tim Graham, HWL Ebsworth Lawyers
The absence of a specific Model Rule regarding strata smoking – on common property or within lots – creates uncertainty for both occupants and owners corporations seeking to rely on the Model Rules to prevent smoke infiltration.
ESM Strata Team
Question: I can’t have my doors or windows open because of my neighbour who smokes. What are my rights?
Most Recent Strata Smoking Articles
- NSW: Another “Nail in the Coffin” for Smoking in Strata - A recent NCAT decision has recognised that even though a lot owner smokes inside their lot, they still may be in breach of the by-laws of the owners corporation and leave themselves open to a penalty being imposed by NCAT.
- QLD: Smoking in a community title scheme - A recent Office of the Commissioner for Body Corporate and Community Management decision has shown how an order restricting smoking can be achieved. Read on to find out!
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