Monthly Archives: May 2017

Sewer back up in my condo. Who pays?

Dear Tony: We came home from a weekend trip to discover an awful mess in our condo. Somewhere in the strata drainage system there was a blockage and our sink backed up damaging our new kitchen renovation and hard wood … Continue reading

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Who pays for the health club?

Dear Tony: Our property is made up of a strata corporation with a high rise, townhouses and commercial property. We have a health club operated by the strata corporation, but only the residential owners have access to the club. As … Continue reading

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When Is It Time To Stop Imposing Fines And Seek An Order?

Dear Tony: We noticed in the financial report at our AGM last month that our strata is owed almost $13,000 in unpaid strata fines. Our strata lot does not permit dogs, unless they are required for special circumstances. A new … Continue reading

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How Does Council Makes Decisions?

Dear Tony: At our first council meeting since the AGM, we spent 2 hours arguing about how strata councils make decisions at council meetings. We think the problem is the way the Act was written as it has two separate … Continue reading

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Modifying My Townhouse For Access

Dear Tony: I live in a townhouse complex in the Okanagan, and each home has 3 steps leading up to the front door. My husband recently had a mild stroke and requires a walker so access has become a problem … Continue reading

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