Florida Condo Parking Commercial Vehicles

Parking Commercial Vehicles

It is not uncommon for condominiums to regulate the parking of commercial vehicles one condominium property. Some condos prohibit the parking of commercial vehicles. Some condos allow the parking of commercial vehicles only in covered parking spaces.

The only way to understand what's allowed at a specific condo is to read the governing documents. The declaration and the rules and regulations documents may be good places to start looking.

The article "Parking Violations At Your Condo: Your First Steps" by Florida law firm Bakalar & Associates, P.A. offers an overview of parking issues including commercial vehicles. The Florida Department Of Business And Professional Regulation's "Condominium Unit-Owner Rights And Responsibilities" document does not show commercial parking rights for condo owners.

If commercial vehicle parking is allowed in the association declaration, then the declaration may also allow the association Board of Directors to pass rules on the parking of commercial vehicles.

If the declaration limits commercial vehicles, it's possible to amend the declaration through a membership vote. The process for amending the declaration can be found in the association's governing documents and may also be regulated by the Florida Statutes.

Some Florida condo buyers wish they had understood the commercial vehicle parking available at a Florida condominium property before they had made an offer to buy.

Prospective Florida condo buyers should, if they don't understand condo association commercial vehicle parking rules, engage licensed and reputable attorneys and advisors to guide their buying decision.

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