In this article, we take a closer look at the new laws regulating pet ownership in strata buildings and the pitfalls associated with them.
Have by-laws which ban pets in strata shifted to by-laws which regulate the keeping of pets in strata buildings?
As of 25 August 2021, by-laws banning the keeping of animals within strata are prohibited unless they cause ‘unreasonable interference’.
Adrian Mueller, Strata Lawyer talks pets with LookUpStrata in this recent webinar, covering the recent ‘Cooper’ case, Q&A’s and ‘no’ pets by-laws.
Any strata blocks that wait for the ‘dust to settle’ before changing their ‘no’ pets by-law may live to regret that decision. Update it now!
Pet By-laws and COVID-19, is it the end of no pets by-laws? Where does this leave “no pets” strata buildings?
With an estimated one in five people in New South Wales living within a strata scheme, the chances of a potential (or current) tenant owning a pet are high.