At the 2019 Ottawa Condominium Conference (put on by CCI Eastern Ontario and ACMO), I was proud to participate as a member of the Legal Panel session. One of the questions that the panel members were asked was as follows: If you could, what would you change about Condo Law? Here was my answer:
Section 21.1 of the Condominium Act is a proposed new section to the legislation. It will require a shared facilities agreement to be prepared and registered for pretty much any property that is shared, or will be shared (with another party), by a condominium or a prospective condominium.
This section is not yet in force, and the related regulations have not yet been prepared. But it could arrive any day (as part of the next phase of the amendments to the Condominium Act). Continue reading “Shared Facilities Agreements Will Soon Be Mandatory”
There has been a lot of discussion recently about the Phase 1 amendments to the Condominium Act, 1998. Click here for Jim Davidson’s previous article in Condo Contact describing those changes. But what hasn’t received as much attention are some of the lesser known – but still important – amendments, which are as follows: Continue reading “Some Condo Act Phase I Amendment Tidbits”
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”
Our readers will know that the new forms prescribed under the Condominium Act have been issued by the province in interactive PDF format. But we find that, in some cases, it’s nice to have the form in Word format. This makes it much easier to fill in the form and edit it.