Viewing entries tagged
Aaron Shrimpton

Owners Corporation rules cannot stop office to apartment conversions

Owners Corporation rules cannot stop office to apartment conversions

A recent decision of the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal has confirmed further restrictions on the ability of Owners Corporation rules to regulate the use of lots. This decision follows an earlier ruling that Owners Corporations are unable to stop short term leasing of apartments.

Common Owners Corporation rule declared invalid

Common Owners Corporation rule declared invalid

A recent VCAT decision has clarified the powers of Owners Corporations to regulate short term leasing. It is common for Owners Corporation Rules to restrict certain activities that can be done in a multi-unit complex.

Forum Hotel and Forum Theatre – can two projects be one?

Forum Hotel and Forum Theatre – can two projects be one?

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal  (VCAT) has last week considered the operation of Clause 61.01 which makes the Minister for Planning the responsible authority for certain planning applications within the City of Melbourne.