Condominium Parking

Finding the Parking Rights on a Condo More Than 50 Years Old

M.B. from outside of Connecticut writes: Dear Mister Condo, I live in a building that was built in the Sixties. I have a two-bedroom condo and one parking space. There are many residents that have two parking spaces. There are some residents that rent their spaces for extra income. The real estate agent has been the president of the board for over 25 years and makes a good living renting and selling apartments. He has…

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Condominium Governance Parking Rules Enforcement

Condo Parking Law for Backing Up Cars

G.K. from Florida writes: Dear Mister Condo, In Florida, what is the law about backing your car up in your parking space? Mister Condo replies: G.K., I am not aware of any law that requires you to back your car into your parking space. However, many associations require that your license plate be visible when parked so that they can easily see that the vehicle is properly registered and licensed. Most associations prohibit unlicensed and/or…

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Board Condominium Governance Parking

HOA Requires City Resident Parking Permits for Parking Passes

C.S. from Massachusetts writes: Dear Mister Condo, I am an owner of my condominium with an onsite parking lot. I have two parking spaces on my unit deed. Due to recent parking issues the HOA sent out a letter stating in order to receive our new parking pass for our parking lot we must obtain a city resident parking permit prior to any passes being issues. Is this something an HOA can require? Mister Condo…

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Board Condominium Governance Parking

Condo Parking Lot Design Blocks Walkway Access

S.A. from New Haven County writes: Dear Mister Condo, My condo has unassigned parking with a “two space” limit, first come-first serve. The issue is that spaces are directly in front of my walkway. Vehicles completely block it. During normal weather I can use the grassy area to go around. During winter when snow is piled high and I have to squeeze between vehicles and there would be no way for a quick medical extradition…

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