Building rules/by-laws

What are the regulations relating to for sale signs on common property? If there is no by law, can the strata committee set the rules? – Michael, NSW

Question: What are the regulations relating to for sale signs on common property? If there is no by law, can the …

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Is it legal for people to conduct mechanical works on common property? – Chris, NSW

Question: Hello, is it legal for people to conduct mechanical works on common property?
– Chris, NSW
Answer: Hi Chris, sorry but …

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Is the entry door to an apartment owners corporation responsibility or the unit owners responsibility? – Geoff, VIC

Question: Is the entry door to an apartment owners corporation responsibility or the unit owners responsibility?
– Geoff, VIC
Answer: Hi Geoff, most …

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Our tenant in has requested to keep a dog. Where can we get a copy of the form “Request to keep a pet” that is required to be submitted to the Body Corp. – Wendy, NSW

Answer: Hi Wendy,
Different bodies corporate will have different forms. It would be best to contact the body corporate manager, whose details …

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My garage door needs repairs. Would this be covered by Body Corp? – Perry, QLD

Answer: Hi Perry, you can check your building’s by-laws which may specify who is responsible for maintenance and repairs of the …

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Who is responsible for replacing washers, specifically isolation taps? – Robyn, NSW

Answer: Hi Simone, the answer you seek depends on where the washer and taps are located in the building. If washers …

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On my commercial retail lease the landlord is requesting me to insure the outside windows upstairs. I thought that was the body corporate’s responsibility? – Sue, QLD

Answer: It’s common for commercial landlords to request the tenant to pay for the window insurance within their lease. Often, this …

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What can be done when a vehicle is parked on common property and not in a parking spot when they’re not a tenant? The owners corporation will not help. – Elisha, VIC

Question: What can be done when a vehicle is parked on common property and not in a parking spot when they’re …

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