Stratum councils are often subject to requests from their owners to make changes to common ownership or a limited common property at the border of their land. Such proposals should not be taken lightly, as the decision to approve such changes can have significant implications for both society and individual owners. To do this, we propose that the custodial board need at least the following information before considering an application for authorization: If you have reached the point where legal action is required, it is best to contact a strata lawyer to assess the merits of your right and help you maximize your chances of success before the TRC. Before trying to settle a parking dispute with your Strata company, it is necessary to understand the legal nature of the parking regulations. Parking stands may be part of a strata-lots or designated as a common or limited common property. As a condition of their agreement, a labour council may require an owner to enter into an amendment or compensation agreement with Strata. Such agreements generally require owners to cover all costs of the changes (both now and in the future). Although none of the exceptions apply, it is nevertheless important to check whether Strata has a legal rent limit. If they are faced with such a problem, it is best to contact a strata lawyer. This information will help the Strata Council better understand the impact that the changes can have on the common good or the limited public good. Strata owners often make the mistake of believing that their rights as owners are absolute and that they can do whatever they want in their own work unit. Although all statutes are different, the statutes of a shift work company generally require owners to have permission from the work council before making a change to their shift work period. Keep a qualified architect or professional engineer to verify information, answer all questions and confirm in writing to the Strata Council that the proposed changes will not cause damage to the common good, the common good or its environment.
When a strata company makes repairs that were otherwise the responsibility of an owner to reimburse the costs of those repairs, it will generally require the explicit authority to do so in its statutes. It is best to contact a strata lawyer to assess a repair and maintenance problem. Find solutions for your strata properties and condos by consulting our Strata Law Guide. This resource is written for condominium owners, board members and property managers. You can also explore the answer to frequent layers of questions below. Before taking legal action against your company Strata with the Civil Resolution Tribunal (CRT), you should ask to be heard by the Strata Council to settle the dispute. A hearing with your board can act as an early intervention mechanism that can help them resolve your dispute before it escalates further. A hearing is also a general condition before starting a claim to the TRC.