Hang laundry on balcony visible from the street? legal?

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  1. fullylucky

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    Hang laundry on balcony visible from the street? legal?

    Hey just wondering is it legal to hang laundry on the front balcony where it is visible from the street?

    Is there any definitive law against it? for QLD.:confused::confused::confused:

    I need references.
     
  2. NPB

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    Unlikely to be illegal, likely to be a breach of the owners corp regulations.
     
  3. fullylucky

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    what if it's not body corp like it's not a town house or apartment?

    just a res A house.
     
  4. Roosterman

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    So just to clarify, you are asking whether hanging clothes from a balcony of a house is illegal?

    Seriously, how old are you?
     
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    this is a serious question. I just need to know the answer.

    Do you know the answer? I did a google search I read some titles says "by laws" but i don't even know what that means. :confused:
     
  6. tobe

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    In some whack job housing estates/local government areas in the states its illegal to hang washing, or grow vegetables visible from the street.

    I haven't heard of it happening in Australia.
     
  7. fullylucky

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    I read on some articles some suburbs don't like it because people think it reduces the value of their property been seen as low income area.

    other articles say it's stupid because it's much for eco friendly, way better than running the mots efficient dryer. (Using the power of the sun which is free.)
     
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    Read his earlier posts and you will feel like asking that question again and again... and again!
     
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    Any skidmarks?
     
  10. Terry_w

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    The hanging washing act 2014 was enacted just to stop this hanging of washing. It is totally inappropriate. It's lewd, lascivious, salacious, outrageous!

    In the past property investors were sneaky around at night, just before auctions, and hanging washing (socks, underpants etc) on the properties they wanted to buy. The next day the value of these properties dropped by up to 20% and they were making instant equity after settlement by removing the washing.
     
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    Calm your farm mate.

    I'm not making this up, have a read of this:

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...gal-hang-laundry-outside-looks-low-class.html
     
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    To prevent this, maybe you can get a high powered dryer from kmart?
     
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    The City of Belmont in Perth has a local planning policy that states the following:
    I kid you not! :eek:

    http://www.belmont.wa.gov.au/Servic... 05 - Belgravia Residential Estate Policy.pdf
     
  16. Ace in the Hole

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    If an apartment is being used as a brothel, it can be an effective way of cheap advertising.
     
  17. Peter_Tersteeg

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    Shame on you DT. There's a lot going on here. Clearly the tenants are turning their heating up too high, causing terrible body odour which is becoming a problem given that the tenants don't have anywhere to hang their washing.

    Okay, I'm done taking the mickey now. That was just too good to pass up. :D
     
  18. Beelzebub

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    Simply put 'bi laws' are laws passed by the council.

    The complicated answer: Bi laws are a form of subordinate legislation. The State or Federal Government essentially pass a law stating that any regulation put forward by an incorporated body named in the given act has legislative effect. Councils are incorporated bodies.

    This is done as only Parliament and not councils or bureaucracies have the power under the constitution to pass laws. Thus the Government pass a law stating that whatever x incorporation does is law. Subject of course to any inconsistencies between a bi law, our constitution and any other legislation passed by a relevant Parliament.

    This is necessary as it's not efficient or feasible for Parliament to deal with every little piece of law that might be necessary, so they pass legislation that delegates this to various regulatory bodies, of which our elected councils are but one of many.

    Thus bi laws are different from council to council and differ from 'laws' in that they are regulatory in nature, being rules that Parliament delegated to another body.

    Hope that helps
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    i think i speak for everyone when i say that this is simply unacceptable. im appalled, what happened to the freedoms my ancestors fought/invaded for??