SB 918 (Vidak). Common interest developments.

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Would require owners to annually provide the association with written notice of the mailing address(es) to which notices from the association are to be delivered. If an owner fails to provide notice of a mailing or secondary address, the property address shall be deemed the mailing address for individual notices.

Current Status: Chaptered

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This bill would add Civil Code § 4041 to require the owners of a separate interest to annually provide the association with written notice of all of the following: 1) the mailing address to which notices from the association are to be delivered, 2) a secondary address to which notices from the association are to be delivered, 3) the name and address of their legal representative, if any, including any person with power of attorney or other person who can be contacted in the event of the owner’s extended absence, and 4) whether the property is owner-occupied, rented, vacant, or undeveloped land.  The association shall solicit the annual disclosure and update the association’s records at least 30 days prior to making the association’s annual disclosure in accordance with Civil Code § 5300.  If an owner fails to make these disclosures, the property address shall be deemed the mailing address.

**UPDATE: SB 918 was signed by the Governor on September 28, 2016. It’s changes to the law will become operative on January 1, 2017. 

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