body corporate

Can the body corporate declare umbrellas and awnings on balconies as dangerous and prohibit them? – Margaret, QLD

Our body corporate committee has declared umbrellas on balconies dangerous and must they be removed. Also, they say no awning or …

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How many tradesman car parking spaces should be allowed per building? – Jeanette, QLD

You may find this information in your by-laws specific to your property type.
The Community Management Statement (CMS) recorded for the body …

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What is the committee’s or body corporate’s role and extent of powers in enforcing by-laws? – Jason, QLD

What can the committee of the complex really do apart from sending letters to people for not following the by-laws? Are …

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If my landlord allows me to list a spare room on Airbnb, can the body corporate stop me? – Aroha, QLD

Bodies corporate cannot restrict how a lot owner chooses to utilise their private property or what type of residential use its …

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What can be done if cigarette smoke blowing into our apartment and I’m not sure which apartment it is coming from? – Lynn, QLD

It’s hard to restrict someone from smoking within the premises of their own private property. In body corporate living, all owners …

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When people next door smoke, it fills my unit and I have to close the door. Is there nothing I can do about stopping smoke drifting in to my apartment? – Helen, QLD

Owning body corporate property is all about community living, but the fact is all owners have a right to enjoy their …

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Cigarette smoke from neighbours apartments gets into mine. I’m an asthmatic and this causes me constant issues. What can I do? – Nicole, QLD

Unfortunately, its hard to restrict people from smoking within their own property as all owners have the right to enjoy their …

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Who cleans up garbage dumped in common bins by tenants who have left the building? – Darren, QLD

We have a common area bin room where all tenants are to put their rubbish in. A few tenants have left …

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What can I do about my noisy gamer neighbour in the apartment above mine? – Hilly, QLD

I am in an apartment, the person above me must be a gamer as he yells all the time, really loud. …

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Our administrative fund for our set of units is in negative figures and I’m unable to reach the body corporate manager for clarity. What should I do? – Kim, QLD

The administrative fund for our set of units is in negative figures. I have rung the body corporate managers a number …

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Are external security doors the body corporate’s responsibilities? – Kim, QLD

Are external security doors part of the body corporate responsibilities? My unit is first floor and easily accessible for break ins. …

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Are the floors, walls and lights of a balcony body corporate responsibility? – Jeffrey, QLD

Are the floors, walls and lights of a balcony a body corporate responsibility? I know in our unit block no one …

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