Where do we Now Stand with Pet By-laws in Strata Living?

Where do we now stand when it comes to strata living and pet by-laws?

Pet ownership in strata is a contentious issue, especially in strata schemes where a majority of owners do not support the keeping of pets.

But can the majority of owners decide to make a by-law banning pets?

NCAT has recently weighed in on the debate and provided clear guidance on the validity of “no pets” by-laws.

In this paper we discuss:

  • Ownership of Pets in Strata Living
  • NCAT’s Decisions
  • Harsh, Oppressive or Unconscionable By-laws
  • What Does it all Mean – the Broader Implications

Strata living and pet by-laws –  Where do we Now Stand?

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