Living in a strata community comes with its unique set of regulations and guidelines, and understanding these is paramount for a harmonious living experience. In Queensland, Sunstate Strata is at the forefront of helping residents navigate the intricacies of Strata legislation. Here’s a blog that will shed light on Strata legislation.

Here’s a Quick Guide to Strata Legislation in Queensland

1. Body Corporate By-Laws:

◦ Residents must adhere to the by-laws set by the body corporate, which may include rules about noise, pets, and property alterations.

2. Payment of Levies:

◦ Owners are required to pay regular levies to cover the maintenance and management of common property.

3. Meetings and Voting:

◦ Residents have the right to attend meetings and vote on important decisions affecting the strata community.

4. Maintenance Responsibilities:

◦ Owners are responsible for the maintenance and repairs of their own lot, while the body corporate manages common areas.

5. Insurance Obligations:

◦ The body corporate is required to have insurance for the building, and owners are encouraged to have insurance for their personal belongings.

6. Renovation Approvals:

◦ Owners must seek approval from the body corporate before making any renovations or alterations to their lot.

7. Use of Common Property:

◦ Residents can use common property but must do so in a way that does not interfere with others’ enjoyment.

8. Dispute Resolution:

◦ There are processes in place for resolving disputes within the strata community, including through the Office of the Commissioner for Body Corporate and Community Management.

9. Pets in Strata:

◦ Specific by-laws may regulate the keeping of pets in strata communities, and approval may be required.

10. Compliance with Legislation:

• All residents must comply with the Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997 (Qld) and other relevant legislation governing strata living in Queensland.

Want to Know More?

Speak to our expert team at Sunstate Strata. Email or call us on 07 5450 5300 and we’d be happy to answer your questions and provide you with a free quote regarding our strata services. You can visit our office which is located at – Suite 5 / Seaside on the Lake” Cnr Seaside Boulevard & Merchants Parade Marcoola, QLD.

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