As our isolation continues, a theme is developing with increasing queries about what is the situation with children playing on the common property. Let’s unpack this and consider the effect of the Public Health (COVID-19 Restrictions on Gathering and Movement) Order 2020, the model by-laws, the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 and the common law.
NSW Strata Schemes and the coronavirus – what does the Strata Schemes Management Act say? Best to start thinking about what to do now rather than try to cross that road in a hurry
As most strata owners and occupiers in NSW would know legislative changes require certain windows to be fitted with window safety devices by 13 March 2018. The purpose of the […]
Are air conditioning installations minor renovations under the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015?
What is a dividing fence? If your fence divides your property from a neighbouring property the Dividing Fences Act 1991 (NSW) may apply. This Act applies to all “dividing fences” […]
Hard surface flooring# is a huge issue in strata schemes. As someone that has timber floorboards, I see the appeal but as someone who has had Stompy the elephant (or […]
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 […]
What is your entitlement to privacy as part of an Owners Corporation? Do other lot owners have a right to inspect the strata roll and view details for all lots, […]
What is section 80D and why is it so important? In simple terms, section 80D of the Strata Schemes Management Act 1996 (NSW) requires an Owners Corporation to pass, […]