Application for Improvement to Common Property by Owner for Benefit of Owner’s Lot

Application for Improvement (Common Property by owner for the benefit of owner’s lot)

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  1. Complete this application form provided and sign.
  2. If the applicant is by a tenant, this form must be signed by the owner of the unit.
  3. Attach the supporting quotations, costs and any reports.
  4. Lodge this form on line, email to or return to our Office.
Max. file size: 10 MB.

I/We understand this approval is subject to, but not limited to the conditions listed below:

The applicant acknowledges the following conditions are to be met at all times:

  1. The lot owner must comply with the conditions of this approval and the Body Corporate By-laws;
  2. The improvements must not be of a lesser quality than the standard of the complex generally;
  3. The area concerned is maintained in good repair and condition and all repairs and maintenance will be the responsibility of the lot owner;
  4. All costs associated with the improvement to the Lot during and following installation will be borne by the lot owner;
  5. All required council permits for the improvement are obtained by the Lot Owner and provided with this application;
  6. The work is carried out by properly qualified tradesperson;
  7. The tradesmen supply evidence of their public liability and personal accident insurance cover to the Committee prior to commencement of work;
  8. The tradesmen do not leave any tools or equipment on common property and that all work takes place within the defined limits of this application;
  9. The tradesmen dispose of all debris correctly and that no debris at any time will represent any danger to anyone entering onto or leaving the premises;
  10. Any damage to common property caused by or resulting from the works and thereafter, will be rectified to the satisfaction of the Body Corporate, by the owner of the Lot and at the Owners cost.
  11. That works are carried out between the hours of 8.00am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 4.00pm on Saturday. No work to be carried out on Sundays or Public Holidays;
  12. Care is taken at all times to minimise inconvenience to other residents and tradesmen and do not leave any tools or equipment on common property;
  13. If the improvement is temporary, the lot is to be returned to the same condition prior to the improvement at no cost to the Body Corporate;
  14. The body corporate is indemnified from all claims arising out of the improvement (commencement of work signifies acceptance).
  15. The Body Corporate is advised of the final cost of works upon completion for addition to the Body Corporate Lot Improvement records and common property insurance register;
  16. Should the Body Corporate require access to maintain the common property, the Lot Owners must ensure that clear access is given in a timely manner and at the Lot Owners cost.

Important Note:

In the event that the project value exceeds the major project threshold of $3,000.00 this application will require approval by an Extraordinary General Meeting, the cost of which will be borne by the Owner.