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 […]
The NSW State government is in the midst of a review of the state’s laws relating to short term letting. Until the NW government passes new legislation in this area, […]
The Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 brought in a new restriction on by-laws. Section 139 (1) states: “By-laws cannot be unjust. A by-law must not be harsh, unconscionable or oppressive.” […]
The new Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 (NSW) and the Strata Schemes Management Regulations 2016 (NSW) have changed the rules regarding the approval required for different types of work conducted by lot owners. This blog aims to shed some light on the changes.
Let’s use the example of someone repeatedly parking on common property without permission. If the scheme has the model by-laws no one can park on common property without prior written […]
Smoking and nuisance after the NSW strata law reforms
The NSW strata reforms are almost complete with draft regulations being released for comment. This has re-ignited interest in strata and we have received a number of calls and emails […]
By-laws (called Rules in the ACT) are the rules that we must live by when we live in a strata or community title scheme. They are the fourth tier of […]