Board Condominium Legal Parking

Condo Board Sued for Not Offering Handicapped Parking

S.B. from New Haven County, Connecticut writes: Dear Mister Condo, Our condo is individual stand-alone units with a garage & driveway that accommodates a second car, therefore unit owners are not allowed to park in the street. One owner claimed that his heart condition makes it “physically stressful” to move his car daily and requests a handicap spot in front of his house. We denied, and he filed a civil rights claim. Mister Condo replies:…

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Board Governance HOA Parking

Unit Owner’s Driveway Shortened by HOA for Wider Road

R.B. from Fairfield County writes: Dear Mister Condo, I live in a Planned Unit Development. The association wants to take 2 feet of my driveway to widen the road. Do I own the driveway or does the HOA? Mister Condo replies: R.B., I am sorry that you are likely to lose some driveway to make room for a wider road. I hope that you will benefit in some way from a larger road. In most…

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Board Condominium Governance Parking

Florida Condo Parking Requires Pass for Guests

H.W. from Florida writes: Dear Mister Condo, I am in a Condo in South Florida which has recently enacted a parking pass rule. My community consists of 2/2’s 3/2’s, townhomes and villas but we all pay the same association fee. I own 1 car and I have a guest that stays 1 or 2 nights each week. I’m required to request a guest pass every time I have a guest however the process of getting…

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Board Condominium Governance Parking

Board Wishes to Grant Exclusive Use of Handicapped Parking Space to Unit Owner

D.B. from New Haven County writes: Dear Mister Condo, The association installed a handicapped spot per owner’s request. He is upset since visitors are occasionally parking in it. Can we put the unit number on it? Mister Condo replies: D.B., the association is free to enforce the handicapped parking spaces in their association-owned parking lots as they see fit. If non-handicapped cars are parking in handicapped spaces, they can be towed at owner expense, especially…

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