Getting your special project approved

What are my rights?

If I'm making changes to my unit, and it doesn't have any effect on the rest of the building, then I don't need to get any special approval. I just have to make sure to hire licensed professionals who will do the work well.
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So you’re thinking about installing some new hardwood floors and taking down the wall between your kitchen and living room. In a strata, you might have to get permission from the strata council to make changes. We walk you through the process, with the example of an owner who wants to renovate their condo.

What you should know

How to get your special project approved

Who can help

  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in December 2020
  • Time to read: 6 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Taeya Fitzpatrick, Doak Shirreff Lawyers LLP

Taeya Fitzpatrick

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