Strata Titles Board rules in favour of Castle Green condo resident over sliding windows

The by-laws state that no work is to be carried out that may affect the external facade of the Castle Green condominium building, without first getting the management corporation's approval in writing.
The by-laws state that no work is to be carried out that may affect the external facade of the Castle Green condominium building, without first getting the management corporation's approval in writing.ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN

The Strata Titles Board has overruled a condominium management corporation's (MC) refusal to let an apartment owner install sliding windows, saying it found the decision to be "arguably unreasonable".

The board noted that Castle Green's MC had allowed the same sliding windows and different varieties, such as screens and blinds, to be installed at other units in the Yio Chu Kang Road development.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 10, 2019, with the headline 'Board rules in favour of condo resident over sliding windows'. Print Edition | Subscribe