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Are you able to provide info on a question I have about
Hi, are you able to provide info on a question I have about smoking on my LCP patio in the strata unit I own? I live on the ground floor and I have a 14' x 9' patio. I spoke about 10' away from any wa… read more
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Can a strata in Vancouver BC enact a bylaw to prohibit an
Can a strata in Vancouver BC enact a bylaw to prohibit an owner (or renter) from smoking (tobacco or cannabis) inside their unit (ie not applicable to common areas)? This is for a strata which has no … read more
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It's a Brisitsh columbia strata question. British Columbia
it's a Brisitsh columbia strata question JA: What state is this in? It matters because laws vary by location. Customer: British Columbia Canada JA: What steps have been taken so far? Customer: asking … read more
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Is there any fee for this? Ontario. Nothing. The board have
Nothing. The board have decided that no cooking can be done unless everything is closed up. Windows, balcony doors etc. The condo is really small and to cooking a Thanksgiving dinner for 8 the temperature gets up to nearly 90 degrees, but apparently we are not allowed to open windows or leave the door ajar or we will get a lawyers letter. Is this legal? … read more
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I am a marijuana smoker (not medicinal) and I live in a
I am a marijuana smoker (not medicinal) and I live in a condo strata. I have taken several measures to not allow a lot of second hand smoke infiltrating outside of my suite by smoking it only under my… read more
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Can a strata corporation force an owner to pay for
Can a strata corporation force an owner to pay for maintenance of a balcony that was enclosed by a previous owner? … read more
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I purchased a condo unit a year ago and now they plan to
I purchased a condo unit a year ago and now they plan to change their bylaws to not allow smoking even on our balconies. Is this legal or would they have to grandfather in those owners that purchased … read more
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I have asked my property management to take a request to
I have asked my property management to take a request to change my bedroom carpets into the same hardwood floors that are found throughout the entire condo except the bedrooms as I have sensitivities … read more
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I live in a condominium and have two chronic cigarette
I live in a condominium and have two chronic cigarette smokers living below me...they have been told to stop smoking outside on their balcony by Strata Management and polluting my air space above but … read more
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We live in a condo and are the owners. Below us is a renter
We live in a condo and are the owners. Below us is a renter who smokes continually. The smoke comes up from his suite into ours and makes life miserable. He also smokes on the deck and has his bedroom… read more
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I live in a condo in British Columbia and am bound by a few
I live in a condo in British Columbia and am bound by a few Strata Bylaws. Recently I have received a notice stating that I was in violation of a Bylaw for Speeding. The letter states that the Strata … read more
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We live in an (owned) lower bungalow unit of a condominium
We live in an (owned) lower bungalow unit of a condominium and our smoking has infiltrated into the upper bungalow. In early June, the upper unit owners complained to the Board that it's their duty to… read more
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I am a realtor and just sold a condo unit two months ago to
I am a realtor and just sold a condo unit two months ago to a divorced lady who has a three year old son and a 6 year old daughter. The kids are quite noisy during the day and the boy cries a lot. How… read more
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Is the possession of marijuana still illegal in Canada? If
Is the possession of marijuana still illegal in Canada? If so when a strata bylaw states that An Owner, tenant, occupant or visitor must not use a strata lot, the common property or common assets in a… read more
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I am president of our Strata Council. An issue has arisen over
I am president of our Strata Council. An issue has arisen over 'privacy' and the right to enjoy ones own space. It comes before council as a complaint under our bylaw 26.2.3 (noted below) "[An Ownerr]… read more
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I am a smoker and since we moved into the Condo we have had
I am a smoker and since we moved into the Condo we have had the neighbour compalin of the smoke in their bathroom and dryer. We have been very cooperative during this time- allowing taping of doors an… read more
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I own a condo in Peachland, British Columbia. The unit is
I own a condo in Peachland, British Columbia. The unit is on the second floor so my balcony is beneath another. My tennant smokes occassionally on our deck. The people in the unit above are complainin… read more
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I am a council member in an condo building in Port Moody. We
I am a council member in an condo building in Port Moody. We have two neighbors pitting against each other. Owner 100 is a smoker who only smokes occassionaly on her patio outside. Owner in suite 200 … read more
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