Understanding and improving water usage in strata buildings

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It is likely your unit or townhouse does not have an individual water meter as most apartment buildings in NSW have only one main meter. This is due to it not being a requirement for new developments until 2014. Monitoring usage in strata buildings For those buildings with only one master water meter, costs are […]

Strata Life COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

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Business as Usual Strata Life continues to closely monitor events as they unfold with regards to the latest COVID-19 requirements and we wanted to continue to reassure our clients that at present it is business as usual regarding the management of your property. We remind you that the following measures have been put in place: […]

A Northern Beaches strata company with a focused and personalised approach to strata management

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Welcome to Strata Life, an exciting Northern Beaches strata company with decades of experience and offering tailored strata management services personalised to each client’s unique requirements. The team at Strata Life are excited to announce the opening of our new Northern Beaches strata management office in Freshwater, near Manly. The increasing number of Northern Beaches […]

Electricity meters in strata buildings

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Strata schemes and electricity issues. The electrical meter room in a strata building are usually on common property but individual units meters are now supplied and owned by the Electricity provider, for example, AGL, Origin Energy. Changes to electricity supply meters in strata buildings The ‘Power of Choice’ is government implemented electricity industry-wide reforms set […]

How to resolve noise problems in a strata building

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Noise and strata. Do you have problems with noise in a residential strata scheme? Noise is a concern for many people in strata buildings and community associations and is one of the most common complaints when people are living in close proximity. Time restrictions regarding noise in strata Time restrictions on residential activities are determined […]

Useful strata scheme information websites

Acts & Regulations Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 Strata Schemes Management Regulation 2016 Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 Interpretations Act 1987 Property, Stock and Business Agents Act 2002 Strata By-laws 2016 Schedule 3 Residential by-laws By-laws for strata schemes registered Pre 1996 By-laws for schemes registered after 1st […]

Water restrictions in strata buildings

Information about NSW level 2 water restrictions on strata buildings. Water restrictions commencing December 2019. Level two water restrictions which will apply to residents living in the Greater Sydney, Blue Mountains and Illawarra Regions will be enforced from 10th December 2019. This has been triggered by the expectation that dam levels around Sydney and Illawarra […]

Strata by-law enforcement

By-law problems in strata schemes. All strata schemes have a set of by-Laws (rules) that owners, occupiers and, in some cases, even visitors must follow. By-laws cover issues such as whether or not pets are permitted on the scheme, how smoking is regulated, parking, noise, and the conduct of residents and visitors. Compliance with these […]