Unit owners must comply with the specific rules and by-laws of the condominium corporation, otherwise the Corporation has the right to get a court order directing compliance and ordering payment of its ...
Conditional review of a condminium status certificate by a lawyer is a common condominium re-sale condition contained in agreements of purchase and sale. The condition is typically worded to give a lawyer a wide degree of discretion in detemrining whether a purchaser should waive the condition or escape the agreement.
Case analysis on the Ontario Court of Appeal decision and interpretation of Section 98 of the Ontario Condominium Act, specifically deals with an owner needing approval from the condominium board for any addition, alteration or improvement to the common elements. The court found that the installation of a hot tub did not need approval by the board subject to section 98.
Condominium balconies or terraces are generally now owned by the unit owner, they are exclusive use common elements owned by the condominium corporation. Any addition, alteration or improvement to the terrace or balcony must be approved by the condominium board.