Building compliance

Can an owner completely enclose a balcony to make another room? – Betty, NSW

Q: Can an owner completely enclose a balcony to make another room? 
A: If this work includes major changes such as erecting …

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The committee has decided to repaint the building, what process is required to change the existing colour scheme? – Peter, QLD

Q: The committee has decided to repaint the building, what process is required to change the existing colour scheme? 
A: If your …

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Can I install a divider along the cyclone fencing near my garage to keep my space clean and secure? – Kathy, QLD

Q: My garage is one of three, together with a cyclone fencing dividing each. The other two tenants keep their roller …

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What is the easiest way for a townhouse extension to proceed and how can you protect other owners from future liability for the extension and the extension owner? – Vivienne, NSW

Q: Our strata includes four two-storey townhouses which are grouped together in twos. One townhouse owner has submitted plans to extend …

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Is it obligatory for electricity fuse boxes installed on the exterior of a unit to be brought and installed inside? – Gloria, NSW

Q: Is it obligatory for electricity fuse boxes installed on the exterior of a unit to be brought and installed inside?
A: …

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