Body corporate won’t allow pet ownership. What can I do? – Margaret, QLD

Although the state laws allow pets, the body corporate may have special rules or by-laws regarding pet ownership and care. The first step is review the property by-laws to determine if there is prohibitive by-laws that do not allow pet ownership.

According to the Queensland Government, some prohibitive by-laws will prohibit all animals without exception. Others will prohibit all animals of a particular type.

You may refer to the Queensland Government website for more information about pet by-laws. Take a look at this article on how you can navigate pets in a body corporate property. You can also get in touch with your body corporate manager if you have specific questions.