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New Vehicle Towing laws for NSW Strata buildings

In NSW, strata buildings used to have the benefit of specific legislation in s.125 of the Strata Management Act 1995  to give them authority to remove or tow illegally parked cars from strata property. However, authorities quietly repealed that provision in July 2020. As a result, removing illegally parked cars from strata buildings in NSW…

New Vehicle Towing laws for Queensland Strata buildings

towing an illegally parked car in Queensland

Queensland has recently adopted new vehicle towing laws for Queensland strata, clarifying the contentious issue of towing illegally parked cars from common property. Amendments to Queensland’s Transport Operations (Road Use Management) Act 1995 (TOA), and strata regulations clarify towing rules, outlining when and how vehicles can be towed from strata property. In this article, we…

How to Solve Parking Challenges and EV Adoption in Strata Buildings?

In the realm of strata buildings, where shared living presents a myriad of unique hurdles, parking challenges often emerges as a primary concern. During a recent podcast interview with Amanda Farmer on Your Strata Property, the spotlight was cast on the evolving landscape of parking issues intersecting with the proliferation of electric vehicles (EVs) within…

Parking’s Impact on the Urban Parking Ecosystem

A line of cars affected by traffic peak hour.

Population in our cities is growing rapidly with the United Nations predicting that over 68.5% of the world’s population will be living in cities by 2050. That’s just 27 years away! And with this the number of vehicles, traffic congestion and where these cars will park, has a significant impact on urban centres. To keep…

Why Parking Bollards Make Life Easier?

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Parking challenges are no joke. Whether it’s sneaky spot stealers in residential zones or juggling for space in bustling commercial districts, parking can drive anyone nuts. But there’s hope! In this blog let’s tackle how parking bollards makes our life easier. Effortless Residential Visits Visiting friends in crowded neighbourhoods is a breeze with the parking…

Preventing ICEing: Smart Parking Bollards as a Solution 

Remote Parking bollard installed in EV charging bay

Australia’s electric vehicle adoption rate has surged with sales of new EVs tripling in the first nine months of 2023. This accelerating adoption means increased demand for EV charging infrastructure. But with that come the challenges of ICEing – when Internal Combustion Engine (I.. C.. E) ie. petrol/ diesel vehicles, and even EVs now, park…

Work with your Owners Corporation to Solve Parking Problems

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Are you part of an Owners Corporation in a strata building and you receive calls from residents who can’t park? You know the calls – from tenants, staff or owners who are irate. Because someone has parked in their parking spot again? Or because someone is overstaying in visitor parking? You know the ones! Do…

How to Effectively Manage Multi-tenanted Parking Allocation

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What is Multi-Tenanted Parking? Multi-tenanted parking is when multiple tenants, either commercial business or residential apartment owners, share the same parking facilities. Commercial How it works In a commercial setting, each tenant is assigned a certain number of parking spots and they are responsible for managing their own employees or customers’ vehicles and who is…

Visitor Parking in Residential Apartments – a Case Study

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The problem with visitor parking …… There always seems to be a problem with visitor parking in residential apartments, especially for strata – and it’s only getting worse. A wonderful new residential apartment building in Melbourne as part of a new development. With 36 visitor parking bays servicing over 230 apartments, as the apartments in…

Why is Parking Enforcement a Challenge for Apartments?

Anyone in strata knows that no matter how many signs you put up, parking in apartments is going to be a problem. From misuse, to insufficient quantities, to the ever-evolving needs of apartment residents – such as parking minimums or EV charging compatibility requirements. Effective management of parking is never easy, but why is that?…