We previously blogged about the new Construction Act and how individual unit owners who are selling can now obtain a court order vacating the lien(s) to their specific unit. But what about the timelines for construction liens and the holdback requirements? Continue reading “Changes to Lien periods Under the New Construction Act”
During major common element construction projects, condominium corporations often hire a general contractor to oversee the project. Typically, the general contractor would then hire sub-contractors. Over the course of the project, the condominium corporation makes periodic payments to the general contractor, who then makes the payments to the sub-contractors.
However, what happens if the general contractor suddenly abandons the project and does not pay the sub-contractors?
As our readers may know from a previous blog, new regulations regarding Electric Vehicle (“EV”) Charging Stations have come into effect as of May 1st. In addition to the updated Status Certificate forms, the Province also released updated Preliminary Notice of Meeting and Notice of Meeting forms. Continue reading “New Updated Preliminary Notice and Notice of Meeting Forms”
As electric vehicles become more prominent on our roads, demand for charging stations in condominiums will undoubtedly increase. We are now seeing more and more new condominiums with dedicated electric vehicle charging stations. But what about existing condominiums? Continue reading “New Regulations Will Arrive on May 1st Respecting Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Condominiums”
In a previous blog, we mentioned that regulations under the Green Energy Act (the “Green Act”) will require some condominiums to report on their building’s energy and water consumption starting in 2019. In addition to this, some condominium corporations may also need to review their rules because of section 4 of the same Act.
Under section 4 of the Green Act, designated goods, services, and technologies meant to promote energy conservation will be allowed at condominiums even if a condominium by-law restricts it.