smoking

How can we stop the nuisance of smoke drift in a residential apartment building coming from balconies? – Gail, QLD

This is a common issue in strata living as smoke may drift in from neighbouring apartments and common areas such as …

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How can we stop our tenanted neighbours from smoking in the building? – Scott, VIC

I live in a two storey block of units of 14. The unit below me is owned by Dhhs and the …

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I get smoke and cigarette butts all times to my apartment and help is good news. – Russel, VIC

The first step is to identify the unit from where the cigarette butts are coming and talk to your neighbours about …

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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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What can I do if neighbours smoke on their balcony and it drifts into my house? – Marie, NSW

You may wish to find out where they are when they’re smoking. If your neighbours are smoking on their own private …

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How do I stop smoke coming in through my unit? – Aditi, NSW

This is a common issue in strata living as smoke may drift in from neighbouring apartments and common areas such as …

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Smoke has been drifting from the tenanted unit upstairs down to mine for seven years and they’ve been ignoring letters from owners corporation. What can I do? – Mark, VIC

Smoke drift is a common problem in owners corporation properties. However, its difficult to restrict smoking if the residents are doing …

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Smoke is drifting into my apartment. What can I do? – Ibrahim, NSW

In New South Wales, your strata property is governed by by-laws that outline the rules around smoking. With respect to smoke …

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What can I do about my neighbour’s cigarette smoke coming into my apartment? – Carolyn, NSW

While cigarette smoke is a nuisance for non-smokers, the fact is, every owner has a right to enjoy their property in …

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What can I do if cigarette, cigar and marijuana smoke drifts into my unit from below? – Helen, QLD

For non-smokers, passive smoking is a great health concern. Smoke drift is a common complaint and especially problematic in body corporate …

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I’m very concerned about smoke drift affecting my health. What can I do to stop it? – Gail, QLD

Passive smoking is also a growing health risk and especially harmful in community living as in strata due to the close …

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Can someone smoke on the balcony of their strata property? – Maria, NSW

If your balcony is part of your private property or common property with exclusive use rights, you may not have any …

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