- Methods of voting,
- How common expense fees are collected,
- Allowing the condo corporation to borrow money,
- A description of what a standard unit consists of for the purposes of repair and insurance responsibilities, and
- The management of the condo corporation property.
If an owner does not have a copy of their by-laws, they can request them from their condo corporation using the Request for Records form.
- A new, proposed change, or repeal of a by-law will be adopted by the condo board at a board meeting.
- The condo board will then submit the new by-law to approval of the owners by calling a meeting of owners. In the Notice of Meeting they will include information on the by-law.
- At the meeting of owners, the proposed by-law will be put to a vote. Depending on the by-law, either the consent from the owners of the majority of the units in the condo corporation or the majority of owners present at the meeting is required for approval.
- A copy of the by-law must then be registered with the Land Registry Office to become enforceable.
Most by-laws require approval from the owners of a majority of the units in the condo corporation to be adopted and enforceable. However, a few specified by-laws only require approval from a majority of the owners present or represented by proxy at the meeting.
These specified by-laws include:
- A by-law which governs the use of telephonic or electronic voting at meetings of owners;
- A by-law which specifies which additional records that will be maintained by the corporation and their retention times; and
- The types of by-laws specified under section 14 (0.1) of Ontario Regulation 48/01.