Attack by a person whose effect is to prevent another from using the property of which he is the owner or possessed. Enjoyment disorders can be classified into two main categories: neighborhood disturbances and legal disorders. In the case of divided co-ownership, the Civil Code of Québec provides that a co-owner who suffers a grave disturbance to enjoyment as a result of the performance of work, notably because of a disturbance of serious enjoyment, is entitled to obtain an indemnity from the syndicate if the syndicate ordered the work or, if it did not, from the co-owners who did the work.
February 27, 2017 - Noise is a common nuisance in co-ownership. It is an extremely sensitive issue, to the extent that many declarations of co-ownership provide stringent by-laws in this area, particularly within multi-floor buildings.
Managing noise issues is a necessity for any Board of Directors and co-owner. This task is however difficult, since what constitutes a nuisance is both objective and subjective. With this in mind, to eradicate harmful noise, the first step is to find its source. We have identified three major causes.
The Law grants to purchasers the right of obtaining the most truthful and complete information possible on the nature and exact characteristics of the property being sold.
This obligation encompasses all the critical and relevant information concerning the immovable and the co-ownership. The information to be provided shall cover the private portion and the common portions of the building. You should act with the utmost care to ask for and obtain the required information to allow you to avoid disputes with your vendor (developer or builder).
Neighbourhood annoyances are the main source of conflicts between co-owners.