owners corporation approval

If individual owners of apartments wish to have synthetic astro turf on their balconies, who bears the cost of renovation – the owner or the owner’s corporation? – Gary, NSW

If individual owners of apartments wish to have synthetic (astro) turf placed on their balconies is the cost the responsibility of …

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I’ve been told by my strata manager that putting a splashback in my kitchen represents a major renovation. Is this right? – Frank, NSW

Depending on what kind of changes you’re planning to make, what kind of splashbacks you’re looking to use and how this …

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Who is responsible for installing and paying for a waterproof membrane in a leaking shower recess in a property built before waterproof membranes were required under the BCA? – Marilyn, NSW

In New South Wales, waterproofing is categorised as a major renovation work. Also, walls and shared plumbing are generally part of …

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My strata committee has undertaken unapproved works – what can I do and can I get a refund? Joan, NSW

The strata committee had some work done on common property, marked out car spaces (that are too small), and put up …

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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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Can our building manager or caretaker change the name of our entire complex without owners input nor acknowledgement? – Rose, NSW

Even if they have management rights, can our building manager or caretaker change the name of our entire complex without owners …

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Can a strata committee change common property without approval? – Joan, NSW

The committee has changed common property without owners corporation approval. They have put up a sign on common property without calling …

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