Seminars & Public Forums
CHOA is proud to offer a comprehensive educational program across British Columbia. We deliver seminars and public forums that provide attendees with practical information and resources. Our seminars are written and delivered by knowledgeable strata professionals designed to assist strata councils, owners and other interested people with the administration and operations of a strata corporation.
The CHOA FALL 2018 Strata Education Program
“Puffing, Procedures & Policy”
To register for a seminar please CLICK HERE
This course is developed to assist strata councils, owners and other interested people with the administration and operations of a strata corporation. Seminar dates include all topics listed below:
|1. Strata Council Meetings:
a. What is the role and duty of council?
b. What are proper council meeting procedures?
c. Can council meet or make decisions by email?
d. What should the minutes contain?
e. How does council conduct hearings?
|4. Legal Update: Air BnB, Short Term Rentals & Rental
a. Who is a tenant?
b. What is a short term rental?
c. Managing your rental inventory
d. What are the allowable exemptions? Family,
Owner Developer Exemptions, and Hardship.
e. How do we deal with roommates, home exchanges, student billeting, corporate ownership?
|2. General Meetings: Calling an AGM, SGM, or a Waiver of Notice of Meeting
a. What are proper notice requirements?
b. Registration, Voting Cards and Ballots.
c. What information goes into the minutes?
|5. Marijuana, Smoking, Barbeques, Incense
a. What can we restrict?
b. Can we regulate growing of plants in strata lots?
c. Can we limit the use of substances?
|3. Record Keeping:
a. What records do we need to keep?
b. How long do we need to keep records?
c. Who has access to records?
d. Can we charge for copies or to view records?
e. How do privacy laws apply?
|6. Changes in Legislation – User Fee Regulation Changes:
a. Managing costs, installation and electrical use for
b. User fees for club houses, guest suites, and
c. User fees for FOBS, keys, and access cards.
Time: 9:00am ‐ 3:00pm
Due to the popularity of workshops, pre‐payment and pre‐registration are required. Seating is limited. To avoid disappointment please register early. Note: depending on speaker availability and organizing logistics the courses may not be offered in the order listed.
If you have any questions, or would prefer to register by phone, please call
604.584.2462 (Ext. 2) or toll‐free 1.877.353.2462 (Ext. 2)
|Prince George||Sat. Sept. 22||Coast Inn of the North||770 Brunswick St.|
|Abbotsford||Tues. Sept. 25||Quality Hotel||36035 North Parallel Rd.|
|Richmond||Sat. Sept. 29||Mayfair Lakes Golf Club||5460 No. 7 Rd.|
|* Sechelt||Wed. Oct. 03||Seaside Centre||5970 Teredo St.|
|Cranbrook||Wed. Oct. 10||St. Eugene Golf Course||7777 Mission Rd.|
|Nelson||Thurs. Oct. 11||Hume Hotel||422 Vernon St.|
|** North Vancouver||Sat. Oct. 13||North Shore Winter Club||1325 East Keith Rd.|
|Coquitlam||Sat. Oct. 20||Executive Plaza Hotel||405 North Rd.|
|Penticton||Tues. Oct. 23||Penticton Trade & Convention Centre||273 Power St.|
|Kamloops||Wed. Oct 24||Coast Conference Centre||1250 Rogers Way|
|Vernon||Thurs. Oct. 25||Prestige Hotel||4411 32nd St.|
|Kelowna||Fri. Oct. 26||Ramada Hotel & Conference Centre||2170 Harvey Ave.|
|Victoria||Wed. Nov. 14||Sandman Hotel & Suites||2852 Douglas St.|
|Courtenay||Thurs. Nov. 15||Crown Isle Resort||399 Clubhouse Dr.|
|Nanaimo||Fri. Nov 16||Coast Bastion Hotel||11 Bastion St.|
|Surrey||Sat. Nov. 17||Kwantlen Polytechnic University||12666 72 Ave|
|Vancouver||Sat. Nov 24||Vancouver Public Library||350 West Georgia St.|
* The timing of the Sechelt seminar is 9:30am -3:00pm
** This location is not wheelchair accessible