Strata and Community Title Developments

Owners and developers of strata units considering renovations or subdivisions need to consider whether council approval is required. Failure to obtain a required approval can have serious consequences, including penalties, upgrade or demolition orders and prejudice to insuring, leasing, mortgaging or selling the property in the future.


Strata schemes want to utilise their common property to the best advantage available.

There are many different avenues available that we have assisted in such as:


Ownership and use rights


We have recently seen an increasing number of requests from lot owners in strata schemes to obtain a right of ownership or use for common property areas comprised in:

  • Attics
  • Courtyards
  • Balconies