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Limited Common Elements are defined as follows: "Means a portion of the Common Elements which shall be reserved for the use of a certain Unit or Units to the exclusion of others including the perimeter walls, ceilings, windows, floors, sliding balcony doors, if any, balconies, if any..." etc etc. Does the answer the question?
More..."By the unit owner" says "Except as otherwise provided herein and in Paragraph (1) above, each unit owner shall furnish and be responsible for, at his own expense, all of the maintenance, repairs and replacements within his own unit and of the doors and outside windows and frames and screens appurtenant thereto..."
Thank you for the clarification. Based on the bylaws, the association would never be responsible for replacement or repair of the windows or sliding glass doors. The homeowners insurance would need to maintain coverage for the windows and doors. The issue is whether the board will allow a modification to this individual unit owner’s property. Aside from the approval the association would have no other liability or responsibility.
Please do not hesitate to ask me any additional questions that you may have with regard to this matter. It would be my pleasure to continue to assist you.
If the board does decide that the owner can remove part of the brick wall to install the sliding glass doors, and the work causes problems to other units, whose responsibility is it?