Definition : Destination

A key principle in divided co-ownership: it delineates the extent of the rights of the co-owners and ensures the protection of the interest of the collectivity. The declaration of co-ownership generally determines the destination of the immovable, the destination of the private portions, and the destination of the common portions.

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The destination of the immovable, of the private portions and of the common portions is a fundamental concept in co-ownerships. The destination allows the determination the type of co-ownership established and defines the use(s) that can be made of the private and common portions. The destination of the immovable can be exclusively residential or commercial or residential but with the possibility of exercising professional activities. It can also be mixed, such as, allowing shops on the ground floor and apartments on the upper floors.
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