By Laws

01. Noise

An Owner or Occupier of a Lot must not create any noise on the parcel likely to interfere with the peaceful enjoyment of the Owner or Occupier of another Lot or of any person lawfully using Common Property.

02. Vehicles

An Owner or Occupier of a Lot must not park or stand any motor or any other vehicle on Common Property which includes visitors’ car parking, except with the written approval of the Owners Corporation.

03. Obstruction of Common Property

An Owner or Occupier of a Lot must not obstruct lawful use of Common Property by another person.

04. Damage to lawns and plants on Common Property

An Owner or Occupier of a Lot must not: Damage any lawn, garden, tree, shrub, plant or flower being part of or situated on Common Property, or Use for his or her own purposes as a garden any portion of the Common Property

05. Damage to Common Property

An Owner or Occupier of a Lot must not mark, paint, being part of or situated on Common Property, or drive nails or screws or the like into, or otherwise damage or deface, any structure that forms part of the Common Property without the approval in writing of the Owners Corporation.

An approval given by the Owners Corporation under subclause (1) cannot authorize any additions to the Common Property.

This By Law does not prevent an Owner or person authorized by an Owner from installing: Any locking or other safety device for protection of the Owner’s Lot against intruders, or

Any screen or other device to prevent entry of animals or insects on the Lot, or

Any structure or device to prevent harm to children

Any such locking or security device, screen, other device or structure must be installed in a competent and proper manner and must have an appearance, after it has been installed, in keeping with the appearance of the rest of the building.

Despite section 62, the Owner of a Lot must maintain and keep in a state of good and serviceable repair any installation or structure referred to in subclause (3) that forms part of the Common Property and that services the Lot.

06. Behaviour of Owners and occupiers

An Owner or Occupier of a Lot when on Common Property must be adequately clothed and must not use language or behave in a manner likely to cause embarrassment of another Lot or to any person lawfully using Common Property.

07. Children playing on Common Property in building

An Owner or Occupier of a Lot must not permit any child of whom the Owner or Occupier has control to play on Common Property within the building or, unless accompanied by an adult exercising effective control, to be or to remain on Common Property comprising a laundry, car parking area or other area of possible danger or hazard to children.

08. Behaviour of invitees

An Owner or Occupier of a Lot must take all reasonable steps to ensure that invitees of the Owner or Occupier do not behave in a manner likely to interfere with the peaceful enjoyment of the Owner or Occupier of another Lot or of a person using the Common Property.

09. Depositing rubbish and other material on Common Property

An Owner or Occupier of a Lot must not deposit or throw on the Common Property any rubbish, dirt, dust or other material likely to interfere with the peaceful enjoyment of another Lot or any person lawfully using Common Property.

10. Drying of laundry items

An Owner or Occupier of a Lot must not, except with the consent in writing of the Owners Corporation, hang any washing, towel, bedding, clothing or other article on any part of the parcel in such a way as to be visible from outside the building other that on any lines provided by the Owners Corporation for the purpose and there only for a reasonable period.

11. Cleaning windows and doors

An Owner or Occupier of a Lot must keep clean all glass in windows and all doors on the boundary of the Lot, including so much as is Common Property.

12. Storage of inflammable liquids and other substances and materials

An Owner or Occupier of a Lot must not, except with the approval in writing of the Owners Corporation, use or store on the Lot or on the Common Property any inflammable chemical, liquid or gas or other inflammable material.

This by-law does not apply to chemicals, liquids, gases or other material used or intended to be used for domestic purposes, or any chemical, liquid, gas or other material in a fuel tank of a motor vehicle or internal combustion engine.

13. Moving furniture and other objects through Common Property

An Owner or Occupier of a Lot must not transport any furniture or other object through or on Common Property within the building unless sufficient notice has been given to the Executive Committee so as to enable the Executive Committee to arrange for its nominee to be present at the time when the Owner or Occupier does so.

14. Floor Coverings

An Owner of a Lot must ensure that all floor space within the Lot is covered or otherwise treated to an extent sufficient to prevent the transmission from the floor space of noise likely to disturb the peaceful enjoyment of the Owner or the Occupier of another Lot.

This by-law does not apply to floor space comprising a kitchen, laundry, lavatory or bathroom.

15. Garbage Disposal

An owner occupier of a Lot: Must maintain within the Lot, or on such part of the Common Property as may be authorised by the Owners Corporation, in clean and dry condition and adequately covered a receptacle for garbage, and

Must ensure that before refuse is placed in the receptacle it is securely wrapped or, in the case of tins or other containers, completely drained, and

For the purpose of having of having the garbage collected, must place the receptacle within an area designated for that purpose by the Owners Corporation and at a time not more than twelve hours before the time at which garbage is normally collected, and

When the garbage has been collected , must promptly return the receptacle to the Lot or other area referred to in paragraph a)

Must not place any thing in the receptacle of the Owner or Occupier of any other Lot except with the permission of that Owner or Occupier, and

Must promptly remove any thing which the Owner, Occupier or garbage collector may have spilt from the receptacle and must take such action necessary to clean the area within which that thing was spilled.

16. Keeping of Animals

Subject to section 49 (4), an Owner or Occupier of a Lot must not, without the approval in writing of the Owners Corporation, keep any animal on the Lot or Common Property.

The Owners Corporation must not unreasonably withhold its approval of the keeping of an animal on a Lot or the Common Property.

17. Appearance of the Lot

The Owner or Occupier of a Lot must not, without the written consent of the Owners Corporation, maintain within the Lot anything visible from outside the Lot that, viewed from outside the Lot is not in keeping with the rest of the building.

This by-law does not apply to the hanging of any washing, towel, bedding, clothing, or other article as referred to in by-law 10.

18. Notice-Board

An Owners Corporation must cause a notice-board to be affixed to some part of the Common Property.

19. Change in use of Lot to be notified

An Occupier of a Lot must notify the Owners Corporation if the Occupier changes the existing use of the Lot in any way that may affect the insurance premiums for the strata scheme (for example, if the change of use results in a hazardous activity being carried out on the Lot, or results in the Lot being for commercial purposes rather than residential purposes).

20. Fire Safety Inspections

An owners corporation must comply with a requirement of a notice to carry our an inspection of a building or premises for purposes relating to fire safety given under sec. 65c Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.

21. Other Responsibilities - Owners, occupiers and other persons not to interfere with structure of lot or services to lot

An owner, lessee or occupier of a lot must not do anything or permit anything to be done on or in relation to that lot so that: any support or shelter provided by that lot for another lot or common property is interfered with, or

the passage or provision of water, sewage, drainage, gas, electricity, garbage, artificially heated or cooled air, heating oil and other services (including telephone, radio and television services) through or by means of any pipes, wires, cables or ducts for the time being in the lot is interfered with.

The owner of a lot must not alter the structure of the lot without giving to the owners corporation, not later than 14 days before commencement of the alteration, a written notice describing the proposed alteration.

22. Other Responsibilities - Owners, occupiers and other persons not to create nuisance

An owner, lessee or occupier of a lot must not: use or enjoy the lot, or permit the lot to be used or enjoyed, in such a manner or for such a purpose as to create a nuisance or hazard to the occupier of any other lot (whether that person is an owner or not), or

use or enjoy the common property in such a manner or for such a purpose as to interfere unreasonably with the use or enjoyment of the common property by the occupier of any other lot (whether that person is an owner or not) or by any other person entitled to the use and enjoyment of the common property, or

use or enjoy the common property in such a manner or for such a purpose as to interfere unreasonably with the use or enjoyment of any other lot by the occupier of the lot (whether that person is an owner or not) or by any other person entitled to the use and enjoyment of the lot.

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