Building rules/by-laws

There’s a smoker in the building next door. Can I do anything about the smell, given they are not in the same strata property? – Judy, QLD

Q: Someone in the adjoining townhouse complex smokes close to the fence of my townhouse complex, and in particular close to …

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I am a confused on how motions put forward in strata meetings require special resolution. Can you please clarify? -Richard, NSW

Question: I am a confused on how motions put forward in strata meetings require special resolution. In our recent strata meeting, …

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I live in an apartment and someone keeps parking on my spot. – Rommel, NSW

Question: I live in ACT and I was wondering if you could help me or point me to the right direction. …

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What are my rights, and what’s in the by law to stop harassment of my tenant? – Tracey, VIC

Question: My tenant has a girlfriend that visits and sometimes stays overnight. She parks in the visitors parking space. My tenant …

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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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Who owns my front door?

Question:
Is the entry door to an apartment the responsibility of the owners corporation and, therefore, common property? Or, is it …

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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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