Building compliance

What are strata property rules regarding noise ratings on hard floors? – Zara, NSW

What are the NSW rules for strata plans regarding noise ratings on hard floors. I am thinking about replacing my very …

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Do all bathroom renovations need strata committee approval? – Garry, NSW

I want to renovate a bathroom in my apartment . There will be no movement of plumbing but new tiling walls …

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Do I have to take down a deck built without committee or body corporate approval? – Joan, QLD

We have erected a small deck in our small back yard we have exclusive use of it. It is within council …

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Can window tinting be refused by strata committee? – Harry, NSW

Can window tinting be refused by the strata committee? Apart from health issues where our bedrooms are reaching temperatures above 50 …

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I live at a building with repeated water damage – what are the reasons for my building’s insurance excess rising? – Kathryn, VIC

The insurance excess may change anytime and it is negotiated using a number of factors, the one carrying the most weight …

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Can I add an above-ground swimming pool to my strata titled backyard? – Donna, QLD

A lock has been put on the pool gate and the only person who has the remote is the on site …

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Does the Owners Corporation have a legal obligation to keep strata information confidential?  – Teresa, NSW

Most owners corporation records are searchable (generally by people looking to buy into the property).

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How do I go about having an air conditioning unit installed in accordance with strata laws? Irene, NSW

The rules and requirements regarding installing air-conditioning varies from property to property.

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