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Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

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Recent Posts

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  • Fire Sprinkler Defects and Warranty CoverageFebruary 11, 2018

    It may not come as a surprise to everyone, but new strata corporation buildings have warranty coverage. However, it may be a surprise that the warranty coverage has very tight timelines to notice defects and issue a written claim to the warranty provider.Under the Homeowner Protection Act, builders … Read more »

  • Owner Can't Place Security Cameras on Common PropertyFebruary 5, 2018

    In a different type of dispute, an owner sued the strata corporation so the owner could put personal security cameras in the common property hallway: Parnell v The Owners, Strata Plan VR 2451, 2018 BCCRT 7.The facts in this case are simple:The strata is a mixed-use, 4-story complex with 50 units in … Read more »

  • Using the Operating Fund, CRF or Special LeviesJanuary 27, 2018

    For a strata council completing its repair and maintenance obligations, there are three sources that the council can use the funds from: the operating fund, the contingency reserve fund (“CRF”), or directly from the owners by way of special levy. Sometimes the questions arises as to what source shou … Read more »

  • Amending a Strata Plan ErrorJanuary 21, 2018

    In a previous post, I discussed a case that was sent back to trial regarding the amendment of an error in a strata plan. At issue was whether the LCP designations of parking were done in error.All owners of the strata corporation had been under the impression that several spaces were visitor parking … Read more »

  • Winding Up Strata CorporationsJanuary 15, 2018

    The first reported strata corporation to force the winding up of the entire strata corporation with only 80% approval of the owners is The Owners, Strata Plan VR 2122 v Wake, 2017 BCSC 2386.Earlier in 2017, another strata corporation attempted to force the wind up of itself, but was unsuccessful bec … Read more »