Forum: Mending fences creates division – twice

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We have never been known for sitting on the fence here at Flatchat but we have two fence issues in the Forum this week.

In one, the builder of a new block says he’s going to knock down the existing wall between properties and replace it with any old materials that come to hand, rather than what his new neighbours would prefer.  

But hang on, doesn’t the Dividing Fences Act say neighbours have to agree on a replacement to a fence or wall?  That’s HERE.

In another builder-destroys-wall dispute, it’s a retaining wall which, it seems, doesn’t come under the Dividing Fences Act.

Now the builder on the other side wants the Owners Corp to pay half the cost of repairing it but our Flatchatter doesn’t think it needs repaired.  Another backs-against-the-wall scenario. That’s HERE

Elsewhere on the Forum

  • How can I propose a new budget when no one else seems to understand how budgets work? That’s HERE.
  • How many proxies are allowed per person? Our chair has 70.  That’s HERE.
  • When is an OC meeting not a meeting?  That’s HERE.
  • Which insurance should we choose?  That’s HERE.

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      We have never been known for sitting on the fence here at Flatchat but we have two fence issues in the Forum this week. In one, the builder of a new b
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