Q&A: Who’s responsible for retaining wall?

Wall with greeneryWe provided a response to another LookUpStrata readers question.

The reader wanted to know who is responsible for the repair of a retaining wall in the back yard of a strata-titled town house.

Generally retaining walls are common property; however, this can vary from building to building. The strata plan will generally depict the boundaries of lot property and common property. This will generally include reference to retaining walls, and trees within courtyards.

Read our detailed response here.