Can I Have Pets in a Residential Complex?

Residential complexes and estates are becoming more and more popular for the many advantages they provide. Remember however that – in everyone’s interests – they also come with restrictions on your freedom to use and enjoy your property, and that you bind yourself to whatever Conduct Rules apply in your community scheme. One of those restrictions is likely to be your right to keep a pet, and that’s a topic that can be a source of much conflict and unhappiness. Residents tend to fall into one of three camps – “I really need to have my little dog/cat/parrot/lizard living with me” “I simply cannot handle any more of that parrot-screeching/lapdog-yapping/midnight-cat-yowling – it has to go!” or “Pets – don’t need them myself but hey, fine so long as they don’t…
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