Terrazas del Rodeo

The legislation regulate what building work property owners can do. It also stipulate whom one has to notify any need of urgent repair work.

The regulation of communities can be found in the law “Propiedad horizontal“ (Ley 49/1960, de 21 de julio). The law is updated by “Real Decretos” (the Government) or “Leyes” (the Parliament) that afterwards are incorporated in this law. The following text is based on the latest actualization of the law on 5 March 2019.

Property owners are allowed to modify architectural elements, facilities or services, but the one who represents the community has to be informed in advance before such work begins.

The modification of architectural elements, facilities or services are not allowed to:

  • Alter the security of the building
  • Alter its general structure
  • Alter its exterior
  • Alter its configuration
  • Alter its condition
  • Harm the rights of other property owners

El propietario de cada piso o local podrá modificar los elementos arquitectónicos, instalaciones o servicios de aquél cuando no menoscabe o altere la seguridad del edificio, su estructura general, su configuración o estado exteriores, o perjudique los derechos de otro propietario, debiendo dar cuenta de tales obras previamente a quien represente a la comunidad.

(Artículo 7.1, apartado 1, Ley 49/1960)

The Administrator has to be notified without any delay about need of urgent repairs.

En el resto del inmueble no podrá realizar alteración alguna y si advirtiere la necesidad de reparaciones urgentes deberá comunicarlo sin dilación al administrador.

(Artículo 7.1, apartado 2, Ley 49/1960)

Disclaimer: Be aware this is an interpretation of the the legislation and might not correspond with the intention of the lawmaker.