A recent post in this blog discussed the importance of condo owners getting approval from their condo board before undertaking any renovation of their units. A lawsuit recently filed in New York Supreme Court alleges one defendant failed to get condo board approval for an extensive renovation. But in this case the defendant is not a condo owner in the building; she's the owner of the townhouse next door.
An enclosed greenhouse or sunroom can be a great selling point for a New York apartment or condo. But in many cases greenhouses are about to become a liability. In just over a year the New York City Department of Buildings will require many greenhouses to have a permit. Owners of noncompliant structures may be required to take them down.