Can a strata corporation prohibit open houses or showing common property?

No. While a strata corporation may pass bylaws governing sales activities, including times for showing common property and open houses, bylaws may not prohibit or unreasonably restrict these activities. 1



  1. Strata Property Act, SBC 1998, c.43, s.122
Oscar Miklos
Oscar Miklos is the founder and principal lawyer at Refresh Law in Burnaby and the founder of He regularly advises residential and commercial landlords and tenants, strata owners, strata corporations, property managers and insurance providers in all aspects of housing disputes.