What are my rights?
Stratas are governed by a fixed set of bylaws — they can't be changed, except for minor adjustments to day-to-day rules.
Looking to make changes to how your strata building is run? It’s an uphill battle, and takes a lot of planning and effort, but it’s possible. We can show you effective strategies for persuading the strata council and your fellow neighbours. Let’s get after it.
What you should know
You need to get a bylaw change approved by the owners at a meeting
You’ll need three quarters of the owners on your side
You’ll also probably need the endorsement of your strata council
How to get a strata bylaw change approved
Step 1. Do some research to see if it’s realistic
Step 2. Consider getting on the strata council
Step 3. Get the issue onto the next owners' meeting agenda, and frame it persuasively
Step 4. Know the outcome before the vote
Step 5. At the meeting, make sure the vote is properly taken and documented
Who can help