In what court with the strata sue?

In the Supreme Court

  • Matters relating to the interpretation of the Act;
  • Matters relating to the duties and obligations of various parties in a strata development;
  • Collection of arrears strata fees and interest thereon, special levies and interest thereon (s. 116); and reasonable legal fees (s. 118)
  • Filing an Arbitrator’s decision where the award is over $25,000.
  • Order for eviction. injunction or other relief against an owner or tenant.

In the Small Claims Court

  • Where the amount claimed is less than $25,000;
  • Filing an Arbitrator’s decision where the award is over $25,000 for:
    • debt or damages;
    • recovery of personal property;
    • specific performance of an agreement relating to personal property or services;
    • relief from opposing claims to personal property.