Bid to allow public access to minimart in condo fails

A visitor had to pass by residential blocks and two swimming pools in the common areas of Urban Vista condo to get to the minimart, which was located at the far end from the entrance to the property.
A visitor had to pass by residential blocks and two swimming pools in the common areas of Urban Vista condo to get to the minimart, which was located at the far end from the entrance to the property.PHOTO: STRATA TITLES BOARDS

STB rules that management corporation and residents have right to restrict access to estate

A minimart landlord's request to let the public patronise its shop in a condominium was turned down by the Strata Titles Boards (STB), which ruled that such access had to be approved by the condo residents and its management corporation (MC).

The STB ruled that the Urban Vista condo was a residential development based on the Urban Redevelopment Authority's classification, and not a mixed development.

Please or to continue reading the full article. Learn more about ST PREMIUM.

Enjoy unlimited access to ST's best work

  • Exclusive stories and features on multiple devices
  • In-depth analyses and opinion pieces
  • ePaper and award-winning multimedia content
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 29, 2018, with the headline 'Bid to allow public access to minimart in condo fails'. Print Edition | Subscribe