Condo Smarts: Decorations are not allowed, strata council tells owners

Dear Tony: What types of decorations are a strata allowed to put up during the holiday seasons? Our condo has traditionally decorated our lobby and club rooms for Halloween, Christmas and Easter, but this year, our strata council has told us that, due to too many conflicts with the owners, we will not be able to host any events and put up decorations.  Our bylaws clearly permit the hanging of decorations for festival periods and they must be removed within seven days of the festival. Is council entitled to override the private bylaws of the strata corporation? Our owners are expecting a Christmas dinner along with the usual decorations and festivities, so do we just cancel the plans?    Read the article…………………


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