The installation of an Electric Vehicle Charging Station (EVCS) is one opportunity for a strata corporation, or strata lot owner, to upgrade their building in a way that improves air quality, reduces noise pollution and has economic benefits with rising gas prices at the pumps. In addition, British Columbia’s hydro renewable resource makes our province one of the most attractive locations in the world for electric vehicles. Read more …
“The Strata Property Act provides a framework for the creation and operation of strata developments in British Columbia, and sets out the guidelines under which strata corporations must operate. The legislation provides for strata corporations to operate and make decisions based on democratic principles.” (Source: http://www.fic.gov.bc.ca/responsibilities/strataowners/overview.htm)
Note that you can click on Contents at the bottom of the first page in the Act to make navigation easier.)
These bylaws apply only when a strata corporation does not have an enforceable bylaw dealing with the same issue as part of the bylaws filed in the Land Title Office.
For comprehensive information about Council, go to the NW 440 Bylaws, section 7 and sections 8 through 22.
Strata Property Regulation
The Financial Institutions Commission (FICOM) is a regulatory agency of the provincial Ministry of Finance. FICOM is responsible for administering the Strata Property Act. To assist strata owners, residents and developers, the Superintendent of Real Estate has prepared 28 guides (numbered 2 through 29) to provide basic information about certain parts of the Strata Property Act and its Regulations. The guides were updated in June, 2010, by the Ministry of Housing and Social Development. The guides may be periodically reviewed and updated but do not cover all aspects of the Act and Regulations.
According to their website, CHOA “is a non-profit association that promotes the understanding of strata property living and the interests of strata property owners by providing advisory services, education, advocacy, publications and resources and support for its members … to ensure strata living is a positive experience.”
This site contains some of the questions that strata councils and property managers frequently ask about legal issues.
This is general information about the GreenTree Village Community