007. How A Strata Building Can Use By-Laws to Deal With Short Term Letting

How A Strata Building Can Use By-Laws to Deal With Short Term Letting

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  • 00:00 – Introduction and Overview
  • 01:30 – Amanda reiterates Michelle’s question around what rights an owner’s corporation has around restricting the types of occupants in a building
  • 02:30 – Section 49 of the Strata Schemes Management Act which talks about by-laws and restrictions around transfer of leases
  • 04:10 – Why it’s important to consider council planning instruments as the starting point when evaluating by-laws around short term letting
  • 05:08 – How to prepare a by-law while taking into account the Council’s Local Environment Planning instruments
  • 06:27 – Section 43 of the Strata Schemes Management Act: By-laws have no effect to the extent that it is inconsistent with any other act or law
  • 08:00 – Amanda explains how the reforms to  the Strata Schemes Management Act are trying to deal with the issue of short term letting
  • 08:52 – Proposed Section 137: Occupancy limits, on how it will deal with the issue of overcrowding
  • 11:16 – Proposed Section 139: A by law must not be harsh, unconscionable or oppressive
  • 12:08 – Wrap up and thank you

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