Community Scheme Maintenance Plans

Community scheme maintenance plans:

The Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act (No. 8 of 2011) and the Community Schemes Ombud Services Act (No.9 of 2011) came into force in October 2016. They require trustees and body corporates to create sufficient funds from levies to pay for all maintenance of common areas. They are also required to create and have available for inspection by an ombudsman a 10 year detailed maintenance schedule.

Services offered:

The physical inspection of the major capital items as listed below.
The major capital items include;

  • Wiring, lighting and electrical systems.
  • Plumbing, drainage and storm water systems.
  • Heating and cooling systems.
  • Any lifts.
  • Any carpeting and furnishings.
  • Roofing,
  • Interior and exterior painting and water proofing.
  • Communication and service supply systems.
  • Parking facilities
  • Roadways and paved areas.
  • Security facilities and facilities.
  • Any other community and recreational facilities.

A report setting out:

  • The major capital items expected to require maintenance, repair and replacement within the next 10 years.
  • The present condition or state of repair of those items
  • The time when those items or components of those items will need to be maintained, repaired or replaced.
  • The estimated cost of the maintenance, repair and replacement of those items or components.
  • The expected life of those items or components once maintained, repaired or replaced.
  • Any other relevant information.

The major capital items include:

  • Wiring, lighting and electrical systems.
  • Plumbing, drainage and storm water systems.
  • Heating and cooling systems.
  • Any lifts.
  • Any carpeting and furnishings.
  • Roofing,
  • Interior and exterior painting and water proofing.
  • Communication and service supply systems.
  • Parking facilities
  • Roadways and paved areas.
  • Security facilities and facilities.
  • Any other community and recreational facilities.