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

Image-02-v3This 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 reader wanted to know that if such a demand was made, should the Exec Committee have requested a copy of the demand letter, and also if there was such a demand, whether that would override NSW Strata rules (which requires owners to notify the Owners Corporation of any changes to plumbing, re-instating a staircase within the lot, adding ducted air con)?

You can read the full question, and our response by clicking here.