Oregon Statutes - Chapter 100 - Condominiums - Section 100.540 - Use and maintenance of common elements; access for maintenance.

(1) Each unit owner may use the common elements in accordance with the purposes for which they are intended, but may not hinder or encroach upon the lawful rights of the other unit owners.

(2) Unless otherwise provided in the declaration or bylaws:

(a) The responsibility for maintenance, repair and replacement of the common elements is the responsibility of the association of unit owners; and

(b) The cost of maintenance, repair and replacement is a common expense of the association.

(3) The necessary work of maintenance, repair and replacement of the common elements and additions or improvements to the common elements shall be carried out only as provided in the bylaws.

(4) The association of unit owners shall have the right to have access to each unit as may be necessary for the maintenance, repair or replacement of the common elements, or to make emergency repairs therein necessary for the public safety or to prevent damage to the common elements or to another unit. [Formerly 94.270; 2007 c.410 §16]

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