Grandfather Status For Condominium Unit Owners

When an association amends its existing declaration, the rights of existing owners must be considered.

A declaration of condominium may not contain all the property restrictions that owners want, especially as a community changes over time. Although declarations may be amended to establish new constraints, amendments cannot always be enforced against everyone.

For example, there may be no restrictions against boats in the parking lot or pets on the premises. If no other restriction exists (such as local zoning ordinances), owners will ...

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