Sustainability is a topic that will continue to influence the way we are building as well as maintaining and renovating buildings. Building materials like concrete for a long time have had the image of being bad from an sustainability perspective. But this might actually change. Now there is good news from the Universitat Politècnica de […]
Each sectional title scheme needs to prepare a written maintenance, repair & replacement plan according to the Prescribed Management Rule. This is for the common property which must include the following: Major capital items expected to require maintenance, repair and replacement within the next 10 years State the present condition of those items The time […]
Crack formation in masonry is a regular topic of discussion at the General Assembly. This almost always involves questions such as Do the cracks need to be repaired? When is cracking acceptable and when is it damage? What are the causes of crack formation and how can this be avoided or reduced? What are the […]
Are water tanks and boreholes key essentials for all Sectional Titles Schemes located in poorly managed municipalities?
The appeal essentially relates to the correct interpretation of s 13(1)(g) of the Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act> (“the Management Act”) and its management rule 30(f)
In this matter, the applicant, which is the body corporate of a residential property sectional title scheme, sought certain declaratory and interdictory relief against one of its members.