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Condominium Management

With recent amendments to the Condominium Act, 1998, and further amendments expected to come, condominium corporations are met with a complex legal environment in which they must operate. At SV Law our team of specialized lawyers assist condominium corporations in all aspects of governance and guide boards through the complex and changing legislative landscape. Our offices have decades of combined experience in:

  • Drafting declaratory and description amendments, by-laws and rules;
  • Drafting and registering bulk and unit-specific indemnity agreements;
  • Creating standard unit and insurance deductible by-laws;
  • Drafting governance by-laws, such as director qualifications, including codes of ethics, and electronic meeting and voting by-laws;
  • Interpreting and assisting with shared facility agreements;
  • Drafting borrowing by-laws and communicating with lenders;
  • Chairing annual general meetings, special unit owner meetings and information “town-halls”, both in-person and in a digital/electronic environment; and,
  • Providing specific and detail-oriented legal opinions and advice on all aspects of condominium governance.

SV Law assists standard, common element, vacant land, phased and leasehold condominiums through Ontario. From our central location in Guelph, SV Law assists condominiums in Guelph and Wellington County, Waterloo Region (including Cambridge, Kitchener and Waterloo), the Region of Halton (including Milton and Oakville), the Region of Peel (including Mississauga and Brampton), Hamilton-Wentworth, Brant County and Brantford, Dufferin County and Orangeville, Bruce and Grey Counties, Oxford County, and the entire Niagara Peninsula (including Grimsby, St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, and Fort Erie).