Your owners corporation (formerly body corporate) can only make significant alterations to the use or appearance of its common property if the alterations are:
- listed in the maintenance plan or
- approved by special resolution at a general meeting or
- composed of works for the upgrading, renovating or improving of the common property, and
- the estimated total cost is double annual total fees, or
- the works require a planning building permit, and
- a special resolution is passed.
Your owners corporation can make significant alterations if they are reasonably believed to be required:
For more information on common property, view our What is an owners corporation? page.