Q&A: When exemption from registering strata by-laws?

This question from a lot owner concerning registering strata bylaws was submitted to LookUpStrata. Another owner in the building advised the Executive Committee that the local council had ordered him to convert the apartment, which was originally built as 2 units, back into one apartment. He subsequently started this work, including some upgrades. Our LookUpStrata…

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How should Strata Meetings be run?

We have written a new article explaining how successful strata title scheme meetings, such as Annual General Meetings (AGMs) and Extraordinary General Meetings (EGMs) should be run. We cover the meeting notification, proxy’s, voting instructions, meeting quorums and typical strata motions you can expect to find on your agenda. Hit this link for the full article, and…

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8 Things to Consider Before You Renovate Your Unit

When you are considering renovating your strata unit, apartment, townhouse or villa there are a number of important aspects to consider before you start any work: 1. Check applicable by-laws and seek prior approval by the Owners Corporation. 2. Check with your local council to see if your proposed works require a development application to be…

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Executive Committee Nominations

The executive committee has a significant amount of power in the day to day affairs of the scheme, so needless to say, you don’t want to find out you got the nomination process wrong. Knowing if your nomination will be valid involves considering the following questions:   Who can make a nomination? Who can they…

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