Pets are part of the family but it is completely understandable that a Body Corporate Committee might want to pause for thought, before giving the ‘paws up’ to a new addition to the neighbourhood.
Most Body Corporate communities have specific by-laws which put specific conditions on animal visitors and residents.
This may govern the size of the pet, how the animal is to be transported through common areas, as well as conditions governing pet behaviour.
Some of those common conditions are:
Where authorisation has been granted to keep a pet, that permission is granted to a specific Felix or Fido. It does not apply to any other additional pets or replacements. Any new pet will have to ‘audition’ on its merits.
A Committee can also rescind its permission if the conditions are breached.
The only exception to this blanket ban are registered assistance animals.
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